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Dietz-Eckert Wedding


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Posted Online: Nov. 29, 2012, 1:30 pm
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DeeDee Dietz and Tracy Eckert, both of Anna Maria Island, Fla., were married Sept. 29, 2012, at sunset on the beach at Anna Maria Island. The reception was held on the beach.
The bride is the daughter of Carolyn and the late Jack Dietz, Rock Island. The groom is the son of the late Bill and Bettie Eckert, Rock Island.
The couple's new address is Anna Maria Island. The honeymoon destination was a Caribbean cruise.














 



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1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.






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