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Rasmus Viland 100th Birthday

Rasmus Viland will celebrate his 100th birthday on Oct. 13, 2010. Rasmus was born on Oct. 13, 1910, in Seward Township near Minooka, Ill. He served from 1931-1950 in the Illinois National Guard and the Illinois Reserve Militia. Rasmus was married to Lucille Wallin on …

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‘Baby faces’ announcements are now available for The Aurora Beacon-News, The Elgin Courier-News and The Naperville Sun. Photos of children celebrating their first birthdays are now taken from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. each Wednesday at Photography by Feltes at 421 Sullivan Rd. in Aurora, …

Mr. & Mrs. Alden P. Kilian Married 60 Years

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Mr. and Mrs. Alden P. Kilian of Sugar Grove celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Sept. 9, 2010. Nadine (Betty) E. Baker and Alden P. Kilian were married Sept. 9, 1950, at St. Raphael’s Cathedral in Dubuque, Iowa. On July 24, 2010, a Mass of Thanksgiving …

Jamie L. Flentge & Rick Yucuis

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Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Flentge of Elgin, Ill., are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie Lynn Flentge, to Rick Yucuis, son of Ms. DeLona Yucuis and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Yucuis, also of Elgin. The couple will be married on Oct. 24, …

Joel T. & Kara K. (Halligan) Niekamp Sept. 18, 2010

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Kara Kathleen Halligan and Joel Thomas Niekamp were married on Sept. 18, 2010, at St. Raphael Church in Naperville, Ill. Kara is the daughter of Mark and Kathy Halligan of Naperville, and Joel is the son of Gene and Deborah Niekamp of Versailles, Ohio. The …

Verneille Simmons 90th Birthday

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Verneille Simmons of Montgomery, Ill., will celebrate her 90th birthday on Oct. 12, 2010. She was born in Onarga, Ill., on Oct. 12, 1920. She has one child, Phyllis Moore; four grandchildren, Jody, Jamie, Colleen and Maureen; and three stepgrandchildren, Kris, Kim and Ryan. She …

Kevin & Meridith (Fee) Cade July 24, 2010

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Meridith Fee and Kevin Cade were married on July 24, 2010, in Galena, Ill. Meridith is the daughter of Charlene and Garnet Fee of Naperville, Ill., and Kevin is the son of Laurie and Bill Cade, also of Naperville. The maid of honor was Alyssa …

Mr. & Mrs. Robert Wirtz Jr. Married 25 Years

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Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wirtz Jr. of Yorkville, Ill., celebrated their 25th anniversary on Oct. 5, 2010. Frances “Dede” Ciesla and Robert “Bob” Wirtz Jr. were married on Oct. 5, 1985, at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Oswego, Ill. Father Guz officiated. Bob and Dede …

Matthew E. Martin & Melissa L. Keiser May 30, 2010

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Melissa L. Keiser and Matthew E, Martin were married on May 30, 2010, at a garden ceremony in Elmhurst, Ill. Melissa is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Bruce Keiser of Plainfield, Ill. Matthew is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Martin of Heyworth, …

Kathryn Lang & Daniel Kucala

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Gary and Kathleen Lang of Naperville, Ill., proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Lang, to Daniel Kucala, son of Thomas and Donna Kucala of Naperville. Kathryn is a 2004 graduate of Neuqua Valley High School and a 2010 graduate of MacMurray College. She …

Mr. & Mrs. Leon Olinger Married 55 Years

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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, …

Jennifer K. Brown & Jason D. Wear

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Dave and Lorna Brown of Naperville, Ill., are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Krysten Brown, to Jason Douglas Wear, son of Thomas and Susan Wear of Austin, Texas. Jennifer is a 2006 graduate of Waubonsie Valley High School and a 2010 …