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Mr. & Mrs. Leon Olinger Married 55 Years

Le  Joanne Olinger 55th Anniversary

Leon & Joanne Olinger 55th Anniversary

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Mr. and Mrs. Leon Olinger of Elgin, Ill., celebrated their 55 years of marital bliss on Oct. 1, 2010.

Joanne Schaeffer and Leon Olinger were married on Oct. 1, 1955, at St. Joseph Church in Elgin.

The couple have seven children, Liz Baugher, Tom Olinger, Vicky (Jim) Real, David Olinger, Larry Olinger, Mary (Chris) Smoczynski and Diane Olinger.

They also have 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

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