Deaths for Thursday, July 3, 2014

Posted Online: July 02, 2014, 5:43 pm
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Ackley, John W., 92, Moline; Trimble, Moline.
Christenson, Carl V., 84, Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Gillett, Ino A., 98, Illinois City; Fippinger, Aledo.
Haga, Ralph S. Jr., 66, Galva; Rux, Galva.
Hallquist, Lester R., 89, East Moline; Trimble, Moline.
Hammerberg, Vivian, 93, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Hereford, Eleanor May, 91, Princeton, Ill., formerly Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Naab-Muller, Sandra J. "Sandy," 72, Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Spires, Fred Thurston Sr., 83, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Steinhagen, Betty J., 90, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Van Wassenhove, Phillip "Butch," 68, Bettendorf; Weerts, Davenport.


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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