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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