Deaths, July 1, 2014

Posted Online: June 30, 2014, 5:51 pm
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Acosta, Alfonso, 82, Moline; DeRoo, Moline.
Anderson, Lillie M., 84, Osco; Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl, Orion.
Harding, Christopher Michael, 38, Eldridge; Chambers, Eldridge.
Holmes, Mark Alan, 52, Hermosa Beach, Calif.; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Jackson, Frances, 102, Peoria, Ill., formerly Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Jefferson, Raymond "Skip," 61, Moline; Denison, Aledo.
Johnson, Richard A., 73, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Jones, Rachel I., 83, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Larrison, Edgar Lee, 79, Hampton, East Moline, Lakeland, Fla.; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Liebbe, Jean M., 91, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Matheny, Susan L., 58, Cambridge; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Overton, Clifford E., 83, Bettendorf; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Stiles, Kathryn "Kay," 85, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Tucker, Lind J., 50, Hopkins, S.C., formerly Moline; Thompson, Columbia, S.C.
VanOpdorp, Louann, 59, Geneseo, formerly Atkinson; Vandemore, Atkinson.
Vogele, Terrence 'Terry," 78, Summerville, S.C.; Parks, Summerville.


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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