Andrew 'Snooks' Michalik


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Posted Online: Jan. 04, 2013, 5:17 pm
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Andrew F. "Snooks" Michalik, 84, of Kewanee, died Jan. 3, 2013, at Toulon Health Care Center.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic, Kewanee. Burial is at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Kewanee. Visitation is 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
He was born Jan. 26, 1928. He married Donna Kohler April 7, 1956.
Surviving are his wife; sons, Matthew, Homewood, Ill., and Mark, Plainfield, Ill.; five grandchildren, Peter, Clare and Luke, Homewood, John and Brooke, Plainfield.













 




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1864 -- 150 years ago: The Chicago and Rock Island Railroad will carry all who wish to attend the Chicago convention for half fare — that is, full fare to Chicago and return free.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Hardy Hetter, for several years yardmaster in the Burlington Railroad yards in Rock Island and Moline, was transferred to Beardstown. He was succeeded here by J.E. Albrecht.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Corn was estimated at 50 percent of the normal crop in Rock Island County by Crop Correspondent Thomas Campbell.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Robert Carroll, 12-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Farr Carroll, of near Aledo, won the grand championship of the Mercer County baby beef show with "Fat Stuff."
1964 -- 50 years ago: About 250 persons attended the first in a series of horse shows at the Hillandale Stables off Knoxville Road near Milan on Saturday afternoon and evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Ground was broken this morning for the $4.5 million Rock Valley Business Park near Rock Valley Plaza, Rock Island. The first building is 17,000 square feet for offices and a warehouse and should be completed by Dec. 1.




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