Linda and Charles Dinwiddie Anniversary


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Posted Online: Nov. 09, 2012, 11:54 am
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Linda and Charles Dinwiddie, 8104 9th St., Rock Island, will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a dinner and dance at 5 p.m. today at the Rock Island Moose, 4410 9th St. Relatives and friends are invited.
Linda Hendrickson and Mr. Dinwiddie were married Nov. 10, 1962, at Memorial Christian Church, Rock Island.
Their children are Lana (Ernest) Weed; Debby (Curt) Chipman; Cheri (Kelly) Hollett; and Chuck (Ann Webber) Dinwiddie Jr. They have 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Mr. Dinwiddie is employed at Bonnett Wholesale Florist. Mrs. Dinwiddie is a homemaker.












 



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