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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1864 -- 150 years ago: The attention of contractors is called to proposals for building a magazine. The building is to be erected on the south side of the island, above the railroad, nearly opposite Sinnit's ice houses.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Ladies patent leather tip shoes were selling for $3 at the M & K store, and men's spring overcoats were advertised at $7.50.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Fred Feuchter, of Davenport, was elected president of the Tri-City Post Office Clerks club, and Joe Goldsmith, of Rock Island, was named secretary treasurer.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mass vaccination of more than 1,600 employed of the Rock Island Arsenal has been ordered by Col. Norman Ramsey after a 13-year-old daughter of the Arsenal manager became ill with smallpox.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The 1964 Scout-O-Rama of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts closed a two-day session last evening at the Rock Island Armory with 5,000 paid attendance.
1989 -- 25 years ago: "From the horse and buggy days ... to this" said Mercer County Sheriff Marvin Thirtyacre, waving his hand to indicate the sheriff's department facilities at the new $1.5 million Mercer County Jail in Aledo.




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