John Sacco Birthday


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Posted Online: Jan. 09, 2013, 1:09 pm
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John B. Sacco, East Moline, will celebrate his 90th birthday with a family dinner on Jan. 5, 2013, at Montana Jack's.
Mr. Sacco was born Jan. 3, 1923, in Centerville, Iowa. He married Rosemarie DeCapp, East Moline, on Sept. 6, 1947, at St. Mary's, East Moline.
His children are Linda (Richard) Flowers, Columbia, Mo.; Janet (Gary) Sparks, Port Byron; Peggy Mall, Overland Park, Kan.; John (Theresa) Sacco, Silvis; and Laurie Donovan, Murfreesboro, Tenn. He has 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was employed as a foreman at John Deere Plow Planter Works, Moline, retiring January 1982. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II.












 



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1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.






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