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: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.

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