Jean Hill Heuermann


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Posted Online: April 23, 2013, 4:35 pm
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Jean Hill Heuermann, 59 years, seven months and four days old, passed to heaven on April 13, 2013, at her home in Ava, Mo.
A memorial service was held at United Methodist Church in Ava on Wednesday, April 17. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Jean Hill Heuermann was born Sept. 9, 1953, in Rock Island, to Roy and Marian Ferong Hill. She grew up in Coal Valley.
Jean was employed by Saydel School System in Des Moines, Iowa, as the kitchen manager for 17 years.
Jean and Kenneth were united in marriage on May 10, 1982, in Loup City, Neb.
Jean was preceded in death by her parents.
Jean is survived by her husband, Kenneth Heuermann, Ava; her son, Joseph Heuermann; stepchildren, Kathleen Westmorland, Milan, and Michael Heuermann; two sisters, Ellen Dixon, Rock Island, Iona Hill, Moline; one brother, Duane (Joy) Hill, Milan; three grandsons; and one granddaughter.












 



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1889 -- 125 years ago: W.J. Gamble, for many years superintendent of the Moline & Rock Island railway, leased the Fourth Avenue Hotel and renovated and refurnished it throughout.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pending the building of new public schools or additions to the present ones to provide adequate room for all the children, the board of education decided that pupils younger than 6 years old would not be accepted in Rock Island schools.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The fifth annual New Windsor Fair and Horse show, which has been delayed for two days because of unfavorable weather, got off to a new start last night. The parade was held this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island County Fair and Rodeo will celebrate its silver anniversary this year. The fair opens Tuesday and will run through Saturday and offers entertainment and activity for young and old.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Earl Hanson School, Rock Island, joins the Program to Assist Latch Key Student, which aids working parents. PALS is a before and after school program for grades 1-6 in certain Rock Island public and private schools.




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