Don and Barb Youngberg Anniversary


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Posted Online: Jan. 09, 2013, 1:09 pm
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Mr. and Mrs. Don Youngberg will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Jan. 21.
They were married at First Congregational Church, Moline, on that day in 1953.
Don and Barb moved to the Boston area while Don served in the Army. Upon their return, Don attended Augustana College and graduated in 1958. Barb was employed at the Rock Island Arsenal and is a homemaker. Don retired from the U.S. Army Weapons Command in 1990 and later was employed by a local funeral home for 16 years.
They have a daughter, Kirsten Passalino, a son-in-law, Mark, and a grandson, Mateo, who reside in Lake Forrest, Ill. Don and Barb are members of First Lutheran Church, Moline.












 




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1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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