Willeane Sperry Schave Birthday


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Posted Online: Feb. 18, 2013, 11:36 am
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Willeane Sperry Schave, 2004 14th St. Ct., East Moline, will celebrate her 80th birthday with a family dinner. Cards would be appreciated.
Willeane Wilsey was born Feb. 25, 1933. She married Eddie Sperry and Vergil Schave. They are both deceased.
Her children are Denise LaBatt, Pekin, Ill.; Rheta Sperry, East Moline; Margo Angell, Indianapolis, Ind.; and Nandrea McBride, West Branch, Iowa. She has four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
She was employed for 25 years as a substitute teacher in Colona, East Moline and UTHS, She is a member of First Christian, East Moline.












 



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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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