Death list for Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Posted Online: April 08, 2013, 7:31 pm
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Bowker, Jerry L., 75, Rock Island; Weerts, Davenport.
Bray, Everett W. Jr., 84, East Moline; Schroder, Silvis.
DeBord, Joseph M., 68, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Doran, Paul Clifford "Cliff," 90, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Duncan, Ola E., 83, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Forest, Anita, 72, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Gilland, Linda Susan, 59, Heartland Health Care Center, Galesburg, formerly Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Gust, Martha J., 90, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Hutcheson, Glen Robert, 78, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Kurtz, Marilyn M., 76, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Lavine, John A. "J.D.," 59, Rapids City; Esterdahl, Moline.
McCraw, James "Jim" B., 72, Colona; Schroder, Colona.
Smith, Frank, 79, Davenport, formerly Maywood, Ill.; Weerts, Davenport.
Stahler, Carl R. Sr., 94, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Teagarden, Shane, 43, Bettendorf; Weerts, Davenport.
Thompson, Amy E., 51, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Wilson, Juanita R., 80, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Winans, Donna L., 65, Moline; Schroder, Silvis.


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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