Fricks to mark 50 years of marriage with family


Merlyn and Jeanne Frick of Eldridge will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner, followed by a family vacation to Colorado later this summer.

Jeanne Ehrecke and Merlyn Frick were married July 6, 1968, at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, Davenport.

Mr. Frick worked in information technology at John Deere. Mrs. Frick was an educator. They both retired in 2007.

They are the parents of Melissa (Scott) Tandy of Vinton, Iowa, Matthew (Sara) Frick of Rochester, Minn., and Clayton (Davie) Frick of Geneva, Ill. Their grandchildren are Lauren Tandy, Rachel Tandy, and Sam, Aiden, Owen, Avery, Austin, and Elise Frick.