Paul and Marion Erickson Anniversary


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Posted Online: Nov. 29, 2012, 1:30 pm
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Dr. Paul and Marion Erickson celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at The Outing Club, Davenport.
On Nov. 16, 1952, Paul M. Erickson and Marion Elizabeth Carlson, high-school sweethearts, were married at Salem Lutheran Church, Moline. After Paul's discharge from the Navy in 1954, he attended the University of Illinois, Champaign, and Marion was a teacher placement coordinator at the university.
Paul attended the University of Illinois Dental School-Chicago, and Marion was assistant to the director of the university campus. Paul graduated in 1961 and that year opened his dental practice in Rock Island and practiced for 35 years.
They have two daughters, Dawn, Denton, Texas; and Jane, Rock Island; two grandsons, Nicholas and Michael, and one great-granddaughter, Macey Marie.












 



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