Phyllis Rannals Birthday


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Posted Online: Nov. 27, 2012, 12:17 pm
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Birthday wishes go out to Phyllis Rannals, Moline, who will celebrate her 80th birthday on Nov. 28. This milestone will be celebrated with a family dinner at Biaggi's.
She was born Nov. 28, 1932, on a farm west of Royal, Iowa. She was baptized and confirmed in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Royal. She married Rodney Cook in 1953. They divorced and she later married Dwain Rannals. Dwain passed away in May 1989.
Her children are Cindy (Michael) Henry, Chapel Hill, N.C.; and Lori (Dean) Theis, Moline. Her grandchildren are Stephanie Craig, Michaela Henry and Morgan (David) Rogers. Her grandson, Joseph Rockwell, passed away in 1988.
Phyllis is an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Moline. Since retiring from Star Forms/Bowater Inc. several years ago, she stays active by playing cards with friends, reading, baking and going out to dinner.












 



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