Widdop-Schurr Engagement


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Posted Online: Feb. 07, 2013, 8:14 am
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Announcement is made of the engagement of Ashley Widdop, Reynolds, and Brenton Schurr, Sherrard. She is the daughter of Jim and Connie Widdop, Reynolds. He is the son of Connie and Joe Schurr, Sherrard.
The couple will be married at 3 p.m. March 16, 2013, at Broadway Presbyterian Church, Rock Island. The reception is at 5 p.m. at the Clarion Hotel.
Ashley graduated from Rockridge High School in 2005, Monmouth College in 2009 and with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from St. Ambrose University. She is employed as a physical therapist at Rock Valley Physical Therapy, Moline.
Brenton graduated from Sherrard High School in 2004 and Western Illinois University with a degree in manufacturing engineering technology. He is employed at John Deere Harvester Works Product Development, Silvis. He also is assistant wrestling coach at Sherrard High School.
















 



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1914 -- 100 years ago: Levi Cralle, former Rock Island county sheriff, had come from his farm near Mitchell, S.D. to visit friends in the city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Work is being rushed on the new high school building in Orion to replace the one destroyed by fire last winter. Classes are being held in churches.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Rehearsals for the 84th season of the Handel Oratorio Society chorus will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday on the stage of Centennial Hall, Augustana College.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Rock Island City Council's plan announced this week to have the federal government vacate Valley Homes public housing and move residents to Arsenal Courts to reduce density may not be feasible.






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