Frank Manuel Birthday

Posted Online: Nov. 01, 2012, 11:51 am
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Frank L. Manuel, Milan, will be honored at an open house on Oct. 28, 2012, in observance of his 75th birthday.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Rock Island Moose. No gifts, please.
He was born Oct. 27, 1937, in Rock Island. He married Patricia Wright in 2003.
His children are Teresa and Paul Hollars, Donna and David Nipper, Donny and Tammy, Jeff Manuel and Paula Haynes. A son, Frank "Butch" Manuel, is deceased. He has 18 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
He retired from Shaw Electric in 2003.


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