Milt and Bev Johnson Anniversary

Posted Online: April 24, 2013, 1:00 pm
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Milt and Bev Johnson, 4717 19th Ave., Moline, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary. The couple will have a private luncheon with their children.
Beverly Bardoel and Milt Johnson, both of Moline, were married on May 2, 1953, at Ascension Chapel, Augustana College.
Their children are Dean (Carol), Davenport; Dennis (Pam), St. Louis; and Cheryl (Joe), East Moline. They have three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Mr. Johnson retired from Quad City Die Casting Company in 1990.
Mrs. Johnson retired from Nixalite of America Inc. in 1989.
They are members of Salem Lutheran Church, Moline.


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