Death list for Sunday, March 17, 2013

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 Tuesday, Sept, 30, the 273rd day of 2014. There are 92 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: The ARGUS Boys are very anxious to attend the great Democratic mass meeting tomorrow and we shall therefore, print no paper on the day.
1889 — 125 years ago: H.J. Lowery resigned from his position as manager at the Harper House.
1914 — 100 years ago: Curtis & Simonson was the name of a new legal partnership formed by two younger members of the Rock Island County Bar. Hugh Cyrtis and Devore Simonson..
1939 — 75 years ago: Harry Grell, deputy county clerk was named county recorder to fill the vacancy caused by a resignation.
1964 — 50 years ago: A new world wide reader insurance service program offering around the clock accident protection for Argus subscribers and their families is announced today.
1989 — 25 years ago: Tomato plant and other sensitive greenery may have had a hard time surviving overnight as temperatures neared the freezing point.

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