Dan and Enid Welch Anniversary


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Posted Online: March 21, 2013, 1:15 pm
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Dan and Enid Welch, East Moline, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner.
Enid Heitz and Mr. Welch, both of Rock Island, were married March 23, 1963, at St. Joseph Church, Rock Island.
Their children are Monica Lee, Eustis, Fla.; and Amber Vonderhaar, Bixby, Okla. They have four grandchildren.
Mr. Welch was the co-owner and mason contractor of Schott & Welch Masonry, retiring in 2004 after 35 years.
Mrs. Welch was employed as a Realtor at Mel Foster Co., retiring in 2006 after 25 years.












 



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