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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