Dan and Carol Longeville Anniversary

Posted Online: Jan. 09, 2013, 1:09 pm
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Dan and Carol Longeville, 403 E. 2nd St., Atkinson, will be honored at an open house on Jan. 19, 2013, in observance of their 60th anniversary.
There will be a Mass at 4 p.m. at St. Anthony's Church, Atkinson, with the open house to follow at 5 p.m. at the Parish Center. No gifts, please. Relatives and friends are invited.
Carol Wickbloom, Kewanee, and Mr. Longeville, Atkinson, were married Jan. 17, 1953, at Visitation Church in Kewanee.
Their children are Gaye Verplaetse, Geneseo; Curt Longeville, Geneseo; John Longeville, Cortland, Ill.; and Amy Dombrowski, Oregon, Wis. They have 12 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Mr. Longeville was employed as a supervisor at John Deere Harvester, retiring in 1985 after 23 years.
Mrs. Longeville is a homemaker. They are members of St. Anthony's Church, Atkinson.


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