Jean Hill Heuermann


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Posted Online: April 23, 2013, 4:35 pm
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Jean Hill Heuermann, 59 years, seven months and four days old, passed to heaven on April 13, 2013, at her home in Ava, Mo.
A memorial service was held at United Methodist Church in Ava on Wednesday, April 17. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Jean Hill Heuermann was born Sept. 9, 1953, in Rock Island, to Roy and Marian Ferong Hill. She grew up in Coal Valley.
Jean was employed by Saydel School System in Des Moines, Iowa, as the kitchen manager for 17 years.
Jean and Kenneth were united in marriage on May 10, 1982, in Loup City, Neb.
Jean was preceded in death by her parents.
Jean is survived by her husband, Kenneth Heuermann, Ava; her son, Joseph Heuermann; stepchildren, Kathleen Westmorland, Milan, and Michael Heuermann; two sisters, Ellen Dixon, Rock Island, Iona Hill, Moline; one brother, Duane (Joy) Hill, Milan; three grandsons; and one granddaughter.












 




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1864 -- 150 years ago: The Chicago and Rock Island Railroad will carry all who wish to attend the Chicago convention for half fare — that is, full fare to Chicago and return free.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Hardy Hetter, for several years yardmaster in the Burlington Railroad yards in Rock Island and Moline, was transferred to Beardstown. He was succeeded here by J.E. Albrecht.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Corn was estimated at 50 percent of the normal crop in Rock Island County by Crop Correspondent Thomas Campbell.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Robert Carroll, 12-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Farr Carroll, of near Aledo, won the grand championship of the Mercer County baby beef show with "Fat Stuff."
1964 -- 50 years ago: About 250 persons attended the first in a series of horse shows at the Hillandale Stables off Knoxville Road near Milan on Saturday afternoon and evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Ground was broken this morning for the $4.5 million Rock Valley Business Park near Rock Valley Plaza, Rock Island. The first building is 17,000 square feet for offices and a warehouse and should be completed by Dec. 1.




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