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Published: Monday, Feb. 11, 2013 12:48 p.m. CDT

50th anniversary

Dean and Glenda (Kitner) Potter of Sandwich will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house given by their children and grandchildren from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 24, at the Federated Church, 403 N. Main St., Sandwich.

They were married Feb. 22, 1963, at the Federated Church in Sandwich by the Rev. Albert Grady. Family and friends are cordially invited to come celebrate with them.


Alan and Carol Genis of DeKalb announce the engagement of their daughter Laura Genis to Steven Campbell, son of James and Cheryl Campbell of Lockport.

Laura is a 2003 graduate of DeKalb High School. She earned bachelors’ degrees in accountancy and finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2007. She is employed as an investment specialist at Wells Fargo Private Bank in Davenport, Iowa. 

Steven is a 2003 graduate of Lockport Township High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in agricultural engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2007. He is employed as a technical sales consultant for the Lincoln Electric Co. in Davenport, Iowa. 

The couple will be married in June at First Congregational United Church of Christ in DeKalb. A reception at Northern Illinois University’s Altgeld Hall will follow.

70th birthday

John Carlson of DeKalb will celebrate his 70th birthday with an open house from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, at Elk’s Club on Annie Glidden Road in DeKalb. Please omit gifts.

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