Dick Cole to celebrate 85th birthday Dec. 16


Dick Cole will celebrate his 85th birthday on Dec. 16. His family would like to honor him with a card shower. Cards and well wishes may be sent to 210 W. Scott St., Eldridge, IA 52748.

He was born in Hebron, Ill., on Dec. 16, 1936, to Wayne and Viola Cole. Dick and Shirley (Reynolds) were married in Mason City on Nov. 22, 1958. They have three children: Terry (deceased), Shelly (Tim) Kuhl, and Kathy (Steve) Cole/Smith, both of Eldridge.

They have five grandchildren: Leanne, Torrie, Colton, Andrew and Drake; and four great-grandchildren: Matthew, Owen, Lyla and Haisley.

Dick has been a vocational educator in many Quad City schools, and an active volunteer in numerous civic organizations.

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