Betty Clark Birthday


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Posted Online: Feb. 28, 2013, 9:30 am
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Betty E. Clark will celebrate her 85th birthday with an open house on Saturday, March 9, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, East Moline.
Friends and relatives are invited to attend from 2 to 4 p.m. No gifts, please.
The former Betty E. Bjornson was born March 9, 1928, in Kewanee. She married Judge Walter E. Clark on Dec. 17, 1955, in Kewanee. He passed away Jan. 4, 2004.
Her children are William (Beverly) Buckley, Moline; B.J. (Larry) Sanders, Moline; Carl (Sandy) Clark, Hampton; Gregory Clark, Florida; the Rev. Michel (Karen) Clark, Knoxville, Ill.; and Liz (Jerry Glogowski), East Moline.
Betty was employed at Lutheran Hospital in the business office and retired from the Rock Island County Clerk's Office as chief deputy after 22 years of service.
She is a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, East Moline.












 




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1864 -- 150 years ago: Yesterday some bold thief stole a full bolt of calico from a box in front of Wadsworth's store, where it was on exhibition.
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.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Few bricks actually tumbled, but no one seemed to mind as about 1,000 people gathered to celebrate the formal start of demolition at the site of a downtown civic center.




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