Robert and Carol Magnuson Anniversary

Posted Online: Nov. 01, 2012, 11:51 am
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Robert and Carol Magnuson, Moline, will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary and Robert's 75th birthday with a party Oct. 28, 2012.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend from 1 to 5 p.m. at Moline Vikings Club.
They were married Nov. 21, 1987, in Rock Island.
Their children are Sherry (Skip) Eckhardt, Dixon, Ill.; Jeff Magnuson, St. Petersburg, Fla.; Walter (Jennifer) DeBaker, Moline; and Amanda (Shaun) McGovern, Moline. They have seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Mr. Magnuson is owner of Magnuson Properties.
Mrs. Magnuson is self-employed.


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