Ronald and Carol Frey Anniversary

Posted Online: Nov. 01, 2012, 11:51 am
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Ronald and Carol Frey, 2 Lake Lynnwood, Lynn Center, will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a family dinner at Frank's Pizza, Silvis, where they first met.
Carol Kelley and Mr. Frey, both of East Moline, were married Nov. 3, 1962, at Watertown Baptist Church, East Moline.
Their children are Robbin (David) Ballegeer and Sara (Todd) Versluys, all of Geneseo. Their seven grandchildren are Josh (Amy) Ballegeer, great-grandson, Hunter; Jake Ballegeer; Joe Ballegeer; James Ballegeer; RaeLynn Versluys; Grace Carol Versluys and Hannah Versluys.
Mr. Frey is employed as an industrial engineer at Lewis Machine & Tool, Milan. He retired from John Deere Foundry in 1991 after 26 years.
They attend St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Orion.


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