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Atherton couple celebrate 70th anniversary

Original post made on Dec 21, 2014

On Dec. 22, 1944, a young man named Joe Cotton asked Rema Nelson to marry him. Recently returned to the states from being shot down over Greece in World War II, and spending three harrowing months evading the Nazis, Mr. Cotton was ready for a challenge of a more domestic sort.

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Posted by Carolyn Todd
a resident of another community
on Dec 21, 2014 at 6:22 am

Happy 70th Anniversary Rema and Joe! We send our love and best wishes to a marvelous couple on reaching this incredible milestone.

Bill and Carolyn Todd
New York

Posted by Amy Renalds
a resident of another community
on Dec 21, 2014 at 7:54 am

Congratulations to a wonderful couple and the beautiful legacy they have built.

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