Deaths, April 12, 2014

Posted Online: April 11, 2014, 5:37 pm
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Almanza, Helen L., 60, Rochelle, Ill., formerly Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Beyhl, Shanna Lee Irvine, 37, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, formerly Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Cagle, Valeria, 86, Bettendorf ; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Hoyt, Gay, 70, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Lawson, Bill, 89, Rock Island; Dennison, Viola.
Reisenbigler, Arden G., 75, Arlington Heights, Ill., formerly Erie; Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Schmid, Patrick A., 48, Rock Island; Rafferty, Moline.
Schmitt, Alice L., 14, Davenport; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Sheridan, Patrick Michael "Pat," 68, Clinton, Iowa; Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.
Walters, David A. "Smokie," 54, Moline; Van Hoe.
White, Hazel Lorene, 69, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
White, Joyce A., 75, Aurora, Ill.; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.


Local events heading

  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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