Virginia 'Ginny' Anderson Birthday

Posted Online: March 28, 2014, 8:10 am
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Virginia M. "Ginny" Anderson will celebrate her 90th birthday at The Cellar restaurant in Geneseo with friends and relatives on April 4.
A longtime resident of East Moline, she now is residing at the Lighthouse, Silvis. Virginia was born to William and Ethel Allman in Eldon, Iowa, on April 6, 1924. She married Charles Paul Anderson on Sept. 22, 1951, in Rock Island. He passed away in 2011.
She has a son, Paul McIntosh, and his wife, Deborah, residing in East Moline.
Virginia retired from John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline after 24 years as an office coordinator. She is a member of First Baptist Church in Moline. She loves to read and listen to her music. Virginia has one sister, Irene Schroeder, and many nieces and nephews.
She would enjoy receiving cards from well wishers at the Lighthouse; 1900 10th St., Apt. 154, Silvis, IL 61282.
Happy birthday, Mom, from your loving son and daughter-in-law!


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1864 -- 150 years ago: Quite a number of Negroes have lately been brought here by abolition offers returning from the army in violation of the laws of the state.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Miss Tillie Denkmann, of Rock Island, was making plans to accompany a Davenport family on a tour of Europe.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German advance into Belgium was going apparently without serious check. The American ambassador at Berlin published a denial of the charge that Americans had been ill-treated in Germany.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Seventy-two members of Rock Island High School's 1939 graduating class are preparing to enter college — 34 of them at Augustana.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the oldest buildings in Milan, which for a number of years has housed the Milan Hotel, will be razed to make way for a modern, two-story office structure.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some are blaming it on the sudden influx of insects and the extreme humidity. Still others say the invasion was inspired by a recent movie. But whatever the reason, the Quad-Cities is swarming with bats.

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