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Willie Swain Birthday


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Posted Online: Dec. 07, 2012, 12:24 pm
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Willie Swain, Moline, will celebrate her 80th birthday with a private family dinner.
She was born Dec. 17, 1932, in Rock Island, to Julius and Martha Schenk Teuscher. She married Jerome Hoefferle and Arby Swain; both are deceased.
She graduated from Rock Island High School and has been teaching oil painting for the Moline Park Board and Moline Activity Center since the mid 1970s.
Willie also is active in "50 Club RIHS," Rock Island Arsenal Historical Society and her church, Holy Cross Lutheran, Moline.
Her brothers and sisters are the Rev. Harold (Julie) Teuscher; the Rev. Dan (Judy) Teuscher; David (Connie) Teuscher; Marian (Tom) Hoffman; and Carol (Keith) Parchert. Walter Teuscher is deceased.














 



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1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
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1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.






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