Lucille Youd Birthday


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Posted Online: Jan. 14, 2013, 11:15 am
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Lucille E. Youd will celebrate her 90th birthday on Jan. 17. She is a resident of Heritage Woods, 5500 46th Ave. Dr., Moline. Lucille married the late Arthur Youd in 1943, and is the mother of daughters and their spouses, Mary Jo Werner (Larry deceased), Cathy Youd (deceased), Chris Summers (Steve) and Lori Carpenter (John). She is very proud of her 11 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Lucille worked at First National Bank of Rock Island, retiring in 1984. She is a member of St. Pius Church in Rock Island where she has been a Eucharistic minister. She also served as the Mother's Club president at the former St. Joseph school.
Lucille enjoys dancing, playing cards, bingo, exercising, visiting with friends and going out to eat.
Lucille's birthday will be honored by several family celebration dinners.












 




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1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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