Ethel Sowash Birthday


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Posted Online: March 21, 2013, 1:15 pm
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On March 29, 1923, a star was born. Ethel E. (Johnson) Sowash will celebrate her 90th birthday.
She remains very active and, along with her husband, Robert, are longtime members of the Andalusia Baptist Church.
Ethel retired in 1984 from the Rock Island Argus, serving 18 years in the business office.
Ethel enjoys spending time with her family and friends. To pass time, she also loves working in her fill-in-the-word books.
Happy Birthday Grandma, love your family, daughter, Tammy Stoneberger, Mokena, Ill.; son, Tim R. Sowash, Dixon, Iowa; five grandchildren, Jamie Ackerland, Gary, Minn., Jeffrey Matlick, Atkinson, Jennifer Matlick, East Moilne, and Brandon Hammond, New Lenox, Ill., and Travis Sowash, Colorado. She also has 11 great-grandchildren.
Your are my Sunshine ... continue to shine.














 



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