Alan and Connie Yager Anniversary


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Posted Online: Feb. 07, 2013, 8:14 am
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Alan and Connie Yager, Cambridge, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 16. The couple celebrated with a family dinner at The Cellar restaurant in Geneseo last month.
The former Connie Moline and Alan Yager were married Feb. 16, 1963, at First Lutheran Church in Geneseo. The couple is retired, but reside on their farm where they have farmed all their married years. They clerked auctions for Mariman Auction Service for many years.
Their children are Pete (Tracy) Yager, Geneseo; Becky (Tom) Daniels, Geneseo; and Tim (Kelly) Yager, Barrington Hills, Ill. Their grandchildren are Nathan, Jennifer and Allison Yager, Geneseo; Seth, Michael, Will and Rachel Daniels, Geneseo; Stephen Yager, Geneseo; and Matthew, Elizabeth and Anna Yager, Barrington Hills.
They are members of Grace United Methodist Church, Geneseo.












 




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