Gary and Margaret Park Anniversary


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Posted Online: March 26, 2013, 12:34 pm
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Gary L. and Margaret L. Park, Rock Island, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner.
Margaret L. Mayne, Orion, and Mr. Park, Moline, were married April 6, 1963, at Sacred Heart Church, Moline.
Their children are Capt. William D. Park, USN, Springfield, Va.; and Diane M. Hansen, Marion, Iowa. They have six grandchildren.
Mr. Park was employed at Iowa-Illinois Gas & Electric Co. and Mid American Energy Co. as an electric meter journeyman, retiring Feb. 1, 2002 after 36 1/2 years.
Mrs. Park was employed at Bank of Silvis and Pinnacle Bank for 27 years. She has been employed as a legal assistant for William T. Phares P.C. for 12 years.
They are members of Sacred Heart Church, Moline.














 



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