Karl Herrick Birthday


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Posted Online: Jan. 28, 2013, 10:57 am
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Karl Herrick, Hampton, will be honored at an open house Feb. 2 in observance of his 70th birthday.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend from 2 to 4 p.m. at Cornerstone Christian Fellowship, 501 28th Ave., Moline. No gifts, please.
Mr. Herrick was born Feb. 4, 1943, in Moline. He married Jan Cain June 22, 2009.
His children are Donna Campbell, Moline; Willard Herrick, East Moline. His stepchildren are Jonna Emanuelson, Ottawa, Ill.; Isaac Prince, Streator, Ill.; and Chris Campbell, Rock Island. He has 14 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was employed at John Deere, East Moline, retiring in 1999 after 35 years. He is a member of Cornerstone Christian Fellowship. He has been a volunteer fireman for the last 27 years for Hampton.












 




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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.
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