John and Marie Manning Anniversary

Posted Online: Nov. 27, 2012, 12:17 pm
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John and Marie Manning, Moline, were honored at an open house for family and friends on Nov. 24 at the home of their daughter and son-in-law, Barb and Gregg Crooks.
Marie Cook and Mr. Manning were married Nov. 29, 1942.
Their daughter is Barb and Gregg Crooks, Moline; sons, Doug and Kathleen Manning, Bradenton, Fla.; Mike Manning, Quimby, Texas; and the late Jerry Manning. Their seven grandchildren are Sean, Heather, Sarah, Allison, Aimee, Cooper and Chaz. Their five great-grandchildren are Fynn, Gemma, Vann, Addie and John Frederick.
John retired from the city of Rockwall, Texas. Marie retired from Century 21 Real Estate, Rockwall.


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  Today is Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Yesterday some bold thief stole a full bolt of calico from a box in front of Wadsworth's store, where it was on exhibition.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A team belonging to Peter Priese got away from its driver and made a mad run across the Rock Island Bridge. The driver was thrown from his seat but not hurt.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Carlton Taylor was appointed district deputy grand master for the 14th
Masonic District of Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Moline's million dollar municipal airport was dedicated to air transportation and the national defense by Lt. Gov. John Stelle.
1964 -- 50 years ago: THE ARGUS will be election headquarters for Rock Island County tomorrow night, and the public is invited to watch the operation. The closing of the polls at 6 p.m. will mark the start of open house in the newsroom. Visitors will see staff members receiving, tabulating and posting returns.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Few bricks actually tumbled, but no one seemed to mind as about 1,000 people gathered to celebrate the formal start of demolition at the site of a downtown civic center.

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