Blomquist-Curtis Wedding


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Posted Online: Feb. 07, 2013, 8:14 am
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Sarah Blomquist and Tyler Curtis, both of Moline, were married May 19, 2012, at First Evangelical Free Church, Moline. The Rev.'s Tom Aubrey and Shane Sikkema officiated the 2 p.m. ceremony. The reception was held at the Clubhouse at Arbor Village, Moline.
The bride is the daughter of John and Jean Blomquist, Moline. The groom is the son of John and Teresa Curtis, Moline.
Maid of honor was Megan Curtis, friend of the bride and sister of the groom. Bridesmaids were Anna Tendero, sister of the bride; Rebecca Blomquist, sister of the bride; and Jamie West, sister of the groom. Flower girl was Anna Curtis. Biblebearer was Ryan Curtis. Best man was Nathaniel Livingston, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Mark Burkholder, friend of the groom; Paul Gustafson, friend of the groom; and Kyle West, brother-in-law of the groom. Ushers were Cody Dailing and Tim Gross.
Sarah graduated from Moline High School in 2008 and completed an Associate in Arts degree from Black Hawk College in 2011. Sarah is an assistant teacher at Positive Parenting at Trinity Child Care in Davenport.
Tyler completed his home-school education in 2008 and graduated from Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, in 2012, with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Tyler is a pastoral care minister at Bettendorf Christian Church and is working on a master's degree in counseling from Liberty University, Lynchburg, Va.
The couple's new address is Moline. The honeymoon destination was Michigan.












 



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1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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