Death list for Monday, April 8, 2013

Posted Online: April 07, 2013, 7:48 pm
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Beukema, Warren, 78, Fulton; Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.
Dau, Gary W., 67, Rock Island;Rafferty, Moline.
Garner, Charles "Chuck," 67, Wilton, Iowa; Henderson-Barker, Wilton.
Henderson, Margaret, 88, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Hill, Dorothy L., 94, Prophets Riverview Good Samaritan Center, Prophetstown; Bosma-Gibson, Prophetstown.
Jackson, Emilie Jo.
Kaiser, James, 71, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Mekshes, Helena, 95, formerly of Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Olson, Patricia K., 70, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Sandler, John E., 73, Bettendorf; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Sharer, Sandra Jean "Sandi," 72, Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Werthmann, Jerilyn, 56, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Williams, Gene A., 74, Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.


Local events heading

  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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