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Thomas and Angie Gibbons

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Thomas A. Gibbons, born November 18, 1930, the son of Lester O. and Velora Burton Gibbons, and Angelina C. Righi, born October 14, 1930, the daughter of Joe and Carolina Righi, were married at St. Malachy's Church, Madrid, in November, 1951. Both were 1949 graduates of Madrid High School.

Tom served four years with the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. He was assigned to the aircraft carrier, "U.S.S. Gilbert Islands," from 1953 to 1955. After his discharge in 1955, he returned to Firestone Tire and Rubber Company. Angie is employed at the Madrid Home for the Aging. They have resided at 611 East First Street, Madrid, since 1957. Their children are: Lezlie Ann, Suzanne, Mark Thomas, and Peggy. Daughter, Lezlie Ann, was born September 1, 1953, and married Dale Vest of Madrid, on April 26, 1972. They reside in Des Moines. Leslie is a beautician and Dale a draftsman. They have two children: Courtney Denae, born August 27, 1975, and Nicholas Jon, born March 26, 1978.

Daughter, Suzanne, was born February 1, 1955, and married Charles Nestrud of Little Rock, Arkansas on August 18, 1975. They reside in Little Rock, Arkansas. Sue is a registered nurse, and Chuck an attorney. Christopher, their son, was born July 11, 1980.

Son, Mark Thomas, was born September 22, 1958, and is a student at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, in the College of Business.

Daughter, Peggy, was born November 22, 1960, and is a student at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, with a major in Speech Pathology.

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