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Marian Nesbitt to celebrate 80th birthday

Staff reports

Marian Nesbitt, 1181-167th St., Aledo, will be honored at a family gathering in celebration of her 80th birthday.

Marian Graham was born on Sept. 7, 1929 in Moline. She graduated from New Windsor High School in 1947. She was united in marriage to Ed Nesbitt on July 19, 1947 in the Aledo Methodist Parsonage. Marian and Ed reside on the family farm north of Aledo where Ed was born and raised.

Marian was employed at Anderson's Market in New Windsor for many years. She retired from Wal-Mart in Aledo. She is a member of Aledo United Methodist Chruch and Aledo Eastern Star Lodge 126.

Marian's six children (and spouses) are Steven Nesbitt, Odessa, Fla.; Linda (Steve) Nelson, Galva; Barbara (Stan) Damron, Alpha; David (Diane) Nesbitt, Woodhull; Patricia (Greg) McKnight, Coal Valley; and Karen (Larry) Goff, Woodhull. She also has 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.