Fay and Matha Shattuck Anniversary

Posted Online: Nov. 20, 2012, 10:59 am
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Fay and Martha Shattuck, Moline, will celebrate their 70th anniversary on Nov. 22 with a family dinner.
Martha Johnson, Lynn Center, and Fay Shattuck, Woodhull, were married at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa, on Nov. 27, 1942.
Their children are daughters, Sandra (Jim) Lien, Morgan Hill, Calif.; Marilyn (Bob) Juranich, Palm Springs, Calif.; and son, Alan (Paula) Shattuck, Moline. They have six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Mr. Shattuck retired from the experimental department at John Deere in 1982 after 20 years.
Mrs. Shattuck retired in 1982 from Eagle Signal after 16 years.
They were lifetime members of Clover Chapel Church until it closed in 2009. They now attend Orion Christian Church.


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