Mary Lou Rockwell Birthday

Posted Online: Jan. 09, 2013, 1:09 pm
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Mary Lou Buller Rockwell will celebrate her 80th birthday on Jan. 17, 2013. She was born to Lucian and Mary King Buller in Moline.
She graduated from Moline High School in 1951. She married Raymond Rockwell on May 12, 1951. She has resided in Moline all her life.
Her five children are Teresa Hupton, Moline; Candia Stubblefield, Sherrard; Mary Lou Lopez, Silvis; Raymond (Carol) Rockwell, East Moline; and Roger (Sue) Rockwell, East Moline. She has 14 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
She is a member of Christ the King Church, Moline.
Cards may be sent to Mary Lou Rockwell, 1011 51st St., Moline, IL 61265.


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