Evelyn Haronik Birthday

Posted Online: Feb. 27, 2014, 1:03 pm
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Evelyn Haronik celebrated her 95th birthday on Feb. 18.
Evelyn was born in 1919 in Coal Valley, the daughter of Oscar and Minnie Mandel. She married Alvin Haronik in 1938 in Milan. He passed away on Jan. 30, 1985.
Her family includes sons, James, Moline; Martin, Milan; John, Sacramento, Calif.; and daughters, Sr. Veronica Haronik, St. Louis; Kathryn Hall, Silvis; Beverly Rausch, Edina, Minn.; Cynthia Sullivan, Moline; and the late Theresa VanLandegen, Aledo; 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
She would love to receive birthday cards at 1113 3rd St., Moline, IL 61265.


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1864 -- 150 years ago: The Rock Island Paper Mill is now operating. It is an establishment which our people ought to encourage by saving all rags for the mill, where you can get cash and the highest prices for them.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market Square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Henry Kramer was elected president of the Tri-City Typothetae Franklin Club, which took the place of the Tri-City Ben Franklin Club.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mrs. Floyd Furh, Illinois City, was first-place winner in the second annual Gov. Horner Farm floral contest.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Nearly 4,000 people are expected to attend weekend sessions of the Jehovah's Witnesses Assembly being held at the Masonic Temple.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The B-29 Super-Fortress bomber is impressive looking, and it did the job during World War II. Its claim to fame is dropping the atomic bombs in Japan to end the war. Only one B-29 is operational in the world today. It is on display at the Quad City Airport in Moline until Friday.

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