Duane and Marcella Park Anniversary


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Posted Online: Nov. 01, 2012, 11:51 am
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Duane and Marcella Park, 4911 50th Ave., Moline, will be honored at an open house Oct. 28, 2012, in observance of their 50th wedding anniversary.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a luncheon from noon to 3 p.m. at Hope United Church of Christ, 3324 41st St., Moline. No gifts, please.
Marcella Griffin and Duane Park, both of Moline, were married Oct. 28, 1962, at Gordon Memorial Church, Moline.
Their children are Jennifer Cole, Moline; Dennise Nash, Moline; Penny Wethington, Moline; Ken Park, Sherrard; and Ben Park, Des Moines. They have eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Mr. Park was employed as a quality control senior technician in the photo lab at Deere & Company, retiring in 1994 after 30 years.Duane "Dewey" was an ASA Shocker's coach for 28 years.
They are members of Hope United Church of Christ, Moline.













 




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