Dorothy True Birthday

Posted Online: Jan. 30, 2013, 9:11 am
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Dorothy True, 1511 Coyne Center Road No. 86, Milan, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Feb. 3 with a family brunch at The Lodge. A family vacation also is planned for July in the Ozarks.
Dorothy Adams was born Feb. 6, 1933. She married Norman "Leon" True on Aug. 12, 1951, in Galesburg.
Her children are Sherrie (Jeff) Mayer, Texas; Debbie (Jon) Gradert, Sherrard; Tammy Blade (Duane "Spud" Marshall), Orion; Randy (Sandy) True, Osco; and Tim (Gail) True, Coal Valley. She has 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren, with one on the way.
She is a member of First Presbyterian Church, Milan, and Covers Girls Circle.


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1889 -- 125 years ago: C.W. Hawes was appointed deputy county clerk by county clerk Donaldson.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Mrs. O.E. child, of Moline, was named president of the Women's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Church Rock Island District of the Central Illinois conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Augustana College is making plans for a drive for funds to erect a field house and make football field improvements.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A expanded election coverage system featuring a 16-foot chalkboard showing up to the minute running totals, attracted a large and enthusiastic crowd to The Argus newsroom last night.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Balloons frame Rock Island attorney Stewart Winstein who was given a surprise party in the rotunda of the Rock Island County Courthouse on Thursday to honor his 50th year of practicing law.

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