Wells-Palmgren Wedding


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Posted Online: July 11, 2014, 10:23 am
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Ms. Lori Ann Wells, Moline, and Charles Fredrick Palmgren, Geneseo, were married March 21, 2014, during a sunset wedding at 6:30 p.m., at Holmes Beach, Fla.
Beverly Anne Claeys, notary, stepmother of the bride, officiated.
Matron of honor was Janet Andersen. Best man was Tom Cox. The honeymoon destination was St. Augustine, Fla.
Friends and relatives are invited to a Quad-Cities reception from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at the Geneseo Moose Lodge.
The bride is the daughter of Gloria Claeys, Moline, and Jerry Claeys, Bradenton, Fla. The bridegroom is the son of the late Wayne and Ruth Palmgren, Geneseo.
Lori has a B.S. in elementary education and M.S. in special education from Western Illinois University. She is employed by the Center For Youth and Family Solutions Rock Island, and will be employed by Davenport Central High School, teaching special education starting in August.
Charles is employed by James A. Smith Painting and Decorating, East Moline.
The couple now resides in Geneseo.














 



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