Services for Robert Marshall, 79, Long Grove, are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Ann's, Long Grove. Burial is in St. Ann's Cemetery. Visitation is 3 to 7 p.m. at the church today and 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Thursday at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries. He died Monday, May 6, 2013, at University of Iowa Hospitals. He was born in 1933 to Arthur and Edna Marshall. Survivors are wife, Marie; children, Sheri Leibold, Maquoketa, Dean, Denise, Long Grove, Dan, Rock Island; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
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.