Anita Forest


Share
Posted Online: April 09, 2013, 4:43 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Anita Forest, 72, of Moline, died Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Heartland Health Care Center, Moline.
Memorial services are 2 p.m. Friday at Esterdahl, Moline. Inurnment will be Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline, at a later date.
Anita was born on Aug. 19, 1940, in Moline, to Joseph and Virginia Powell. She married Jerry Forest in Moline. He preceded her in death.
She worked as a warehouse worker for Rock Island Packaging. Anita enjoyed crocheting. She was a very loving caretaker for her family.
Survivors include her children, Wayne and Andrew (Lisa), both of Coal Valley, and Deborah (Franklin) Vann, Moline. She was preceded in death by her son, Lee.







ARC








 



Local events heading








  Today is Sunday, April 20, the 110th day of 2014. There are 255 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The attention of contractors is called to proposals for building a magazine. The building is to be erected on the south side of the island, above the railroad, nearly opposite Sinnit's ice houses.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Ladies patent leather tip shoes were selling for $3 at the M & K store, and men's spring overcoats were advertised at $7.50.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Fred Feuchter, of Davenport, was elected president of the Tri-City Post Office Clerks club, and Joe Goldsmith, of Rock Island, was named secretary treasurer.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mass vaccination of more than 1,600 employed of the Rock Island Arsenal has been ordered by Col. Norman Ramsey after a 13-year-old daughter of the Arsenal manager became ill with smallpox.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The 1964 Scout-O-Rama of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts closed a two-day session last evening at the Rock Island Armory with 5,000 paid attendance.
1989 -- 25 years ago: "From the horse and buggy days ... to this" said Mercer County Sheriff Marvin Thirtyacre, waving his hand to indicate the sheriff's department facilities at the new $1.5 million Mercer County Jail in Aledo.




(More History)