Sally Bleyaert Birthday

Posted Online: Feb. 18, 2013, 8:43 am
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Sally Bleyaert, Milan, will celebrate her 75th birthday at a family gathering on Feb. 22, 2013.
Sally Pannell was born Feb. 22, 1938, in Moline. She married John V. Bleyaert on Dec. 1, 1956, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Moline.
Her children are John Bleyaert, Downers Grove, Ill.; Julie Burns, Jerry Bleyaert and Jody Taylor, Milan.
She was employed by Allsteel Building Company and Design-Build for 25 years. She later was employed as manager of Milan Lanes. Sally is a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church, Milan.


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1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
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1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.

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