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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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1864 — 150 years ago: A large pair of elk, captured in Iowa, were exhibited in Market Square today.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Rock Island Arsenal dam was being constructed under the supervision of Charles Frances, of Lowell, Mass.
1914 — 100 years ago: Mrs. Frank Mixer, of Rock Island, was the winner of the final preliminary for the women's handicap golf cup at Rock Island arsenal links.
1939 — 75 years ago: Sixteen hundred persons — many from war-fearful Europe — arrived in New York aboard the German liner Bremen. For two days on the trip, passengers were cut off from the world with both incoming and outgoing radio messages banned.
1964 — 50 years ago: Police reported five youths have been involved in the theft of about seven cars in recent weeks. Three of the youths were arrested Saturday afternoon, one was in custody as the result of a previous arrest, and the fifth is expected to be arrested today.
1989 — 25 years ago: The Rock Island/Milan School Board is asking the city to tear down Franklin School and allow the school district to pay back the estimated $100,00 cost during 10 years.






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