Widdop-Schurr Engagement


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Posted Online: Feb. 07, 2013, 8:14 am
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Announcement is made of the engagement of Ashley Widdop, Reynolds, and Brenton Schurr, Sherrard. She is the daughter of Jim and Connie Widdop, Reynolds. He is the son of Connie and Joe Schurr, Sherrard.
The couple will be married at 3 p.m. March 16, 2013, at Broadway Presbyterian Church, Rock Island. The reception is at 5 p.m. at the Clarion Hotel.
Ashley graduated from Rockridge High School in 2005, Monmouth College in 2009 and with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from St. Ambrose University. She is employed as a physical therapist at Rock Valley Physical Therapy, Moline.
Brenton graduated from Sherrard High School in 2004 and Western Illinois University with a degree in manufacturing engineering technology. He is employed at John Deere Harvester Works Product Development, Silvis. He also is assistant wrestling coach at Sherrard High School.














 




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