Wilson-Anderson Engagement


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Posted Online: Feb. 28, 2013, 9:30 am
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Announcement is made of the engagement of Stephanie Wilson and Blake Anderson, both of Bettendorf. She is the daughter of the late Harold Wilson and Rebecca Wilson, Peoria, Ill. He is the son of Darryl and Karen Anderson, Andalusia.
The couple will be married at 1 p.m. June 29, 2013, at Saint John's United Methodist Church, Davenport. The reception is 4 p.m. at the Davenport Radisson Hotel.
Stephanie graduated from Dunlap High School, Dunlap, Ill., in 1996; Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, in 2000 with a B.S. in psychology and St. Ambrose University, Davenport, in 2006 with an MBA. She is employed as a contracting officer at the Rock Island Arsenal.
Blake graduated from Rockridge High School, Taylor Ridge, in 2000 and St. Ambrose University in 2007 with a B.A. in public relations and marketing and in 2011 with an MBA. He is employed as a technology specialist at Lexus of the Quad Cities, Davenport.












 



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