Rauch-Vretis Engagement


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Posted Online: April 24, 2013, 1:00 pm
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Announcement is made of the engagement of Alyssa Rauch, Eldridge, and Ryan Vretis, Moline. She is the daughter of Kraig and Sue Rauch, Eldridge. He is the son of Sue Adams and John Vretis, Moline.
The couple will be married on June 1, 2013, at Saint Paul Lutheran, Davenport. The reception will be held at the Radisson, Davenport.
Alyssa graduated from Davenport North High School in 2007 and the University of Iowa in 2011 with a degree in finance. She is employed at Von Maur corporate office, Davenport.
Ryan graduated from Moline High School in 2006 and St. Ambrose University in 2010 with degrees in accounting and finance. He is employed at John Deere.












 



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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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