Death list for Sunday, March 17, 2013


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Posted Online: March 16, 2013, 5:36 pm
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Beck, Robert, 58, Fort Pierce, Fla., formerly of Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Campbell, Robert E., 92, Milan; Hodgson, Rock Island.
Fairman, Robert V., 84, Rock Island, formerly of Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Fries, Inez, 75, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Moore, Eleanor, 82, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Morra, Richard J. II, 62, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Roels, Nancy, 81, Rock Island; Rafferty, Moline.
Thompson, Donald L., 84,Sebring, Fla.; Morris, Sebring.
Wood, Carol, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.

















 



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  Today is Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: A new steamer, Keithsburg, now is at our levee taking on board the balance of her fixtures preparatory to assuming her position on the daily Rock Island and Keokuk line.
1889 -- 125 years ago: C.W. Hawes was appointed deputy county clerk by county clerk Donaldson.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Mrs. O.E. child, of Moline, was named president of the Women's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Church Rock Island District of the Central Illinois conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Augustana College is making plans for a drive for funds to erect a field house and make football field improvements.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A expanded election coverage system featuring a 16-foot chalkboard showing up to the minute running totals, attracted a large and enthusiastic crowd to The Argus newsroom last night.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Balloons frame Rock Island attorney Stewart Winstein who was given a surprise party in the rotunda of the Rock Island County Courthouse on Thursday to honor his 50th year of practicing law.




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