Dean Anderson Birthday


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Posted Online: March 21, 2013, 1:15 pm
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Dean W. Anderson will be honored at a family dinner on Saturday, March30, 2013, in observance of his 90th birthday, followed by an open house forfamily and friends from 2 to 4 pm at the Friendship Manor Activity Room,Rock Island.
Dean was born on April 8, 1923, in Rio, Ill. He married Elcna Todd, ofPinckneyville, Ill., on April 29, 1945. She died on Oct. 19, 2012, after67 years of marriage.
Dean worked for John Deere, Moline, for 40 years,retiring in 1982.
His children are Darryl (Karen) Anderson, Andalusia; Dwight (Ruth)Anderson, Moline; and Todd (Kelley) Anderson, Broomfield, Colo. He has sevengrandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He is a member of Church of Peace, Rock Island.
Online greetings can be sent to Dean at adaeaddt@aol.com.












 



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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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