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Randy and Laura (Truman) McGinnis celebrate anniversary

Staff reports

Randy and Laura (Truman) McGinnis were married at the Illinois City Methodist Church by John Connett on July 25, 1969.

Randy was stationed at Fort Leonardwood Missouri and Laura was a student at Muscatine Jr. College. Laura continued at Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing and graduated from University of Illinois Nursing program.

The couple has three daughters, Amy, Abby and Ali. Amy and Bill Duncan live in Alexis area and have two boys, Trent and Cael. Abby and Andrew McAlister live in Illinois City and have two boys Rylan and Rydge. Ali recently moved to Illinois City due to work in Muscatine.

Randy retired from Contel/GTE and Laura retired from Mercer County Hospital.

The couple have lived in Aledo area for their married life - recently moved to the Illinois City farm and built a log cabin in the timber. Randy and Laura vacationed in Costa Rica with traveling friends the Mayhew's and Baldwin's to celebrate the couple's 40th anniversary and Randy's 60th birthday.