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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  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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