Roy Braden Birthday


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Posted Online: Feb. 18, 2013, 8:43 am
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Roy Braden, Bettendorf, will have a birthday celebration on Feb. 23, 2013, in observance of his 80th birthday.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend from 1 to 4 p.m. at Moline Missionary Church, 3910 13th St., Moline.
Mr. Braden was born Feb. 20, 1933. He married Mary Ellen Craig on Nov. 4, 1955, in Rock Island.
His children are Susan Mathews, Gunnedah, Australia; Kathy Christensen, Moline; and Marie Peterson, Davenport. A son, James, is deceased. He has six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was employed at Servus Rubber and Schebler Sheet Metal, retiring in 1996. He attends Moline Missionary Church.














 



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