Charles and Priscilla VanderLinden Anniversary

Posted Online: Jan. 22, 2013, 12:18 pm
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Charles and Priscilla VanderLinden, Moline, will celebrate their 60th anniversary with a family dinner.
Priscilla Lage, Moline, and Mr. VanderLinden, Rock Island, were married Jan. 24, 1953, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Moline.
Their children are Chuck (Barb), Rock Island; David (Lori), Moline; Jon (Melissa), Moline; and Steve (Sherry), Moline. Their four grandchildren are Drew (Amanda), Alexander, Ark.; Adam, Moline; Elliott (Dory), Southern Pines, N.C.; and Oliver, Clifton, Colo.
Mr. VanderLinden was the owner of Home Comfort Company, retiring in December 2011 after 50 years.
Mrs. VanderLinden was employed at Epic Food for 20 years and Illini Hospital for six years, retiring in 2000.


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1864 -- 150 years ago: Sheriff McLaughlin had the misfortune to dislocate his right shoulder some days ago when his carriage upset. He is now able to walk about but has a very sore shoulder.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A kindergarten was started in the downtown district of Rock Island with the Misses Dodie Hawes and Grace Knowlton as teachers.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pope Pius X died in Rome.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater was named Esquire.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The J.I. Case Co. plant in Bettendorf will add from 150 to 200 employees by Jan. 1 a spokesman for the company said today. The Bettendorf Works today had a payroll of 1,350, but an increased production schedule will require additional people.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illowa Council Boy Scouts of America reached and passed its campaign goal in a drive that began 14 months ago by raising more than $2.2 million for the expansion of Loud Thunder Reservation near Andalusia.

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