Gary and Joyce Damm Anniversary


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Posted Online: April 22, 2013, 11:36 am
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Gary and Joyce Damm, of East Moline, will be honored at a private reception in observance of their 50th wedding anniversary. Cards may be sent to 1800 7th St., Unit 8-C, East Moline.
Joyce Frank and Mr. Damm, both of Moline, were married April 27, 1963, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Moline.
Their daughter is Kristen (Joe) Lohf, Davenport. Their grandchildren are Bryan and Grace.
Mr. Damm was employed as a meat cutter at Eagle food store for 35 years, then was a business agent for UFCW Local 431, retiring in 2007 after 13 years.
Mrs. Damm is a homemaker.
They are members of St. Anne Catholic Church, East Moline.












 




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