Paul and Nancy Vroman Anniversary


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Posted Online: Nov. 29, 2012, 1:30 pm
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Paul and Nancy Vroman, Taylor Ridge, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. A family dinner hosted by their children was held in their honor. They also will celebrate with a family cruise during the holidays.
Nancy McGinnis and Paul Vroman were married Dec. 1, 1962, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, Milan, by the Rev. John Callahan.
Their children are Julie (RJ) Brua, Libertyville, Ill.; James (Claudia) Vroman, Gurnee, Ill.; and Ronald (Kelly) Vroman, Taylor Ridge. They have five grandchildren, Jeremy, Jessica, Erika, Gabriel and Audrey.
Paul retired from the Rock Island Arsenal and is engaged in farming. Nancy retired from Rockridge School District and served as parish secretary for St. Patrick Parish. She presently volunteers for Trinity hospitals. They are members of St. Patrick Parish, Andalusia.












 




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