Karl Herrick Birthday


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Posted Online: Jan. 28, 2013, 10:57 am
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Karl Herrick, Hampton, will be honored at an open house Feb. 2 in observance of his 70th birthday.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend from 2 to 4 p.m. at Cornerstone Christian Fellowship, 501 28th Ave., Moline. No gifts, please.
Mr. Herrick was born Feb. 4, 1943, in Moline. He married Jan Cain June 22, 2009.
His children are Donna Campbell, Moline; Willard Herrick, East Moline. His stepchildren are Jonna Emanuelson, Ottawa, Ill.; Isaac Prince, Streator, Ill.; and Chris Campbell, Rock Island. He has 14 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was employed at John Deere, East Moline, retiring in 1999 after 35 years. He is a member of Cornerstone Christian Fellowship. He has been a volunteer fireman for the last 27 years for Hampton.














 



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