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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  Today is Sunday, Aug. 31, the 243rd day of 2014. There are 122 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The Chicago and Rock Island Railroad will carry all who wish to attend the Chicago convention for half fare — that is, full fare to Chicago and return free.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Hardy Hetter, for several years yardmaster in the Burlington Railroad yards in Rock Island and Moline, was transferred to Beardstown. He was succeeded here by J.E. Albrecht.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Corn was estimated at 50 percent of the normal crop in Rock Island County by Crop Correspondent Thomas Campbell.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Robert Carroll, 12-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Farr Carroll, of near Aledo, won the grand championship of the Mercer County baby beef show with "Fat Stuff."
1964 -- 50 years ago: About 250 persons attended the first in a series of horse shows at the Hillandale Stables off Knoxville Road near Milan on Saturday afternoon and evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Ground was broken this morning for the $4.5 million Rock Valley Business Park near Rock Valley Plaza, Rock Island. The first building is 17,000 square feet for offices and a warehouse and should be completed by Dec. 1.




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