Gilbert and Edna Hudnall Anniversary


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Posted Online: Feb. 18, 2013, 8:43 am
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Gilbert and Edna Hudnall, of Milan, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 14 at their home.
They were married Feb. 14, 1953, at the Methodist Church in Rock Island.
Their children Randi (Ron) live in Florida; Terry (Teri) also live in Florida; Les (Kathy) live in Milan; Greg (Melinda) live in Utah; Traci (Mark) live in Davenport; and daughter, Sherri, lives at home with her parents.
Gilbert served in the Korean War for three years and for 12 years in the National Guard. He worked for Oscar Mayer for 18 years and at Western Transportation for 16 years. He also owned and managed Soap E Sud Car Wash, retiring in 2006.
Edna worked for Midwest Mortgage for more than 25 years, retiring in 1995.
They are longtime members of the LDS Church.












 



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