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PART II—MESKER, a fashionable word used by Mt. Carroll residents in the 1889’s had mostly faded away by the turn-of-the century, it being replaced by such activities as Bicycling or Roller Rinks and later the Spanish American War with expanded horizons such as Manila, the Philippines, Guam, Puerto Rico and Cuba, all ceded to America by Spain—for twenty million dollars, that is. Admiral Dewey and Theodore Roosevelt were names that overshadowed Mesker Brothers by 1900.
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Mark and Linda (Boelkins) Remmers of Chadwick will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on February 16, 2013.
The couple have two children Dawn (Daryl) Dampman of Lanark and Mindy Remmers (Ken Brainard) of Morrison. They have three grandchildren: Emma & Ella Dampman and Justice Imel.
Cards may be sent to the couple at 6175 Benson Rd., Chadwick, IL 61014.
Heidi Weber of Chadwick and Jason Hall of Shelbyville will be getting married on September 1, 2012.
The bride is the daughter of Bill and Margo Weber of Chadwick. Grandparents are: George and Mary Weber, and Jim and Paula Baker, all of Chadwick. Great-grandmother is Nelda Baker of Freeport.
The groom is the son of Doug and Brenda Hall of Shelbyville.
Heidi graduated from Chadwick-Milledgeville High School in 2003 and University of Wisconsin in 2007 with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications. She is employed at Jo-Carroll Energy.
Jason graduated from Shelbyville High School in 1999 and is employed at Family Heritage.
They will be wed at the Weber Family Farm on June 8, 2013. Invitations will be sent.