Frank and Jeanne Banfield Anniversary


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Posted Online: Feb. 18, 2013, 11:36 am
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Frank and Jeanne Banfield will celebrate their 60th anniversary with a family dinner Feb. 22, 2013.
Jeanne Blue Banfield and Mr. Banfield were married March 7, 1953, at Union Congregational Church, Moline.
Their children are Denise (Dan) Bennett, Silvis; Dana (Debbie) Banfield, Georgetown, Ky.; Kevin (Monica) Banfield, Moline; and Kara Banfield, Moline. Their grandchildren are Greg Webb, Joshua Webb, Amy Jaimes, Chris Banfield, Darcie Banfield, Dawn Banfield and Christ Banfield. Their great-grandchildren are Turner Webb and Caleb Jaimes.
The open house for family and friends is 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 23, at their home.












 



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