Willie Swain Birthday


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Posted Online: Dec. 07, 2012, 12:24 pm
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Willie Swain, Moline, will celebrate her 80th birthday with a private family dinner.
She was born Dec. 17, 1932, in Rock Island, to Julius and Martha Schenk Teuscher. She married Jerome Hoefferle and Arby Swain; both are deceased.
She graduated from Rock Island High School and has been teaching oil painting for the Moline Park Board and Moline Activity Center since the mid 1970s.
Willie also is active in "50 Club RIHS," Rock Island Arsenal Historical Society and her church, Holy Cross Lutheran, Moline.
Her brothers and sisters are the Rev. Harold (Julie) Teuscher; the Rev. Dan (Judy) Teuscher; David (Connie) Teuscher; Marian (Tom) Hoffman; and Carol (Keith) Parchert. Walter Teuscher is deceased.












 




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1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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