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 Wednesday, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2014. There are 105 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: We are told league merchants have paid no attention to the prohibition on selling ammunition, but continue to sell just as before the order was issued.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rev. R.F. Sweet, rector of Trinity Episcopal Parish, left for the East to visit his boyhood home in Boston before attending the general convention of the Episcopal Church in New York.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dr. E.A. Anderson was named to succeed Dr. E.L. Kerns as head physician of the Modern Woodmen of America, and moved to Rock Island from Holdingford, Minn.
1939 -- 75 years ago: One week late, because of the outbreak of war, Dr. E.L. Beyer resumed his work as professor of romance languages at Augustana College. Dr. and Mrs. Beyer left Germany on the last train to the Belgian border.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Employees in Turnstyle stores in Moline and Davenport will vote Oct. 2 in an election set up by the Chicago regional office of the National Labor Relations Board. Employees will vote either for the Retail Clerk International or for no union.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Rock Island High School is considering a step to help teen moms stay in school and get their diploma. The school board is expected to vote tonight on instituting an on-site child care center.


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