Evonna Wallace Birthday


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Posted Online: Jan. 22, 2013, 12:18 pm
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Evonna Wallace, East Moline, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Jan. 27 with a family dinner. A card shower is being held in honor of the occasion. Cards and well wishes may be sent to Evon at 2828 8th St., East Moline, IL 61244.
Evon was born Jan. 27, 1923, in Silvis, to Elisa and Jerome Maes. She married Stanley Wallace on July 31, 1949.
She worked as a beautician for many years. Evon's family includes one daughter, Patricia Brown; grandson, Keith Brown; nephew, Ray Calsyn and spouse, Nancy; niece, Marion Lorenz and spouse, Denny.
She is a lifelong member of the former St. Mary's Catholic Church, East Moline, and is now a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Silvis.












 



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