Richard and Reva Lee Anniversary


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Posted Online: Jan. 22, 2013, 12:18 pm
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Richard and Reva Lee, 3721 31st St., Moline, will celebrate their 15th wedding anniversary.
Reva Duncan, East Moline, and Mr. Lee, Orion, were married Jan. 24, 1998, at Green Rock Freewill Baptist Church, Colona.
Her children are Daniel Dowell, Orion; David Dowell, Geneseo; Debbie McConnol, Englewood, Ohio; and Doug Dowell, New York. His children are Richelle Jacoby, Houghton Lake, Mich.; Denise Hays, San Jose, Calif.; and Kammelle Rader, Chencloe, Mich. They have 19 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Mr. Lee was employed as an operating engineer, retiring in 2002 after 34 years. He is a member of Local 150.
Mrs. Lee was employed as a secretary for the Agency for the Aging, Rock Island, retiring in 2003 after 10 years.
They are members of Green Rock Free Will Baptist Church.







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1864 -- 150 years ago: Miss McCorkindale has opened millinery rooms over Gimbel's dry goods store, where she offers a choice lot of millinery goods, which she will manufacture to order.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.






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