Betty Clark Birthday


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Posted Online: Feb. 28, 2013, 9:30 am
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Betty E. Clark will celebrate her 85th birthday with an open house on Saturday, March 9, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, East Moline.
Friends and relatives are invited to attend from 2 to 4 p.m. No gifts, please.
The former Betty E. Bjornson was born March 9, 1928, in Kewanee. She married Judge Walter E. Clark on Dec. 17, 1955, in Kewanee. He passed away Jan. 4, 2004.
Her children are William (Beverly) Buckley, Moline; B.J. (Larry) Sanders, Moline; Carl (Sandy) Clark, Hampton; Gregory Clark, Florida; the Rev. Michel (Karen) Clark, Knoxville, Ill.; and Liz (Jerry Glogowski), East Moline.
Betty was employed at Lutheran Hospital in the business office and retired from the Rock Island County Clerk's Office as chief deputy after 22 years of service.
She is a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, East Moline.














 



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