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January 26, 2012

January 28, 2012
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier

10 YEARS AGO

JAN. 24, 2002

Distinctive Images Photography opens at new location at 511 Main St.

LaRee Van Hauen wins John Deere snowblower given away at Trunck's Country Foods.

Leah & Luke Holman win a Gator John Deere rider that they won at Trunck's Foods.

Luella Jacobs will celebrate her 95th birthday on Feb. 3.

Hattie Ruter, 80, Wellsburg, died Jan. 17 at Grundy Co. Memorial Hospital.

Chad Jensen has been named Executive Director at New View Substance Abuse Treatment & Prevention Center.

Rita Albertson of Elberon is named officer in charge at Lincoln's post office.

20 YEARS AGO

1-30-92

Gary & Ginny Poppen open a new NAPA parts store at Farmers Feed & Supply.

Services for Herman A. Dufel, 74, Hudson, were held on Jan. 25 at Zion Lutheran Church.

Services for Alvin Konicek, 70, Traer were held Jan. 24 at Overton Funeral Home.

Laura Johnson and Brent Billerbeck were married Nov. 2, 1991.

30 YEARS AGO

FEB. 4, 1982

Rick Penning has been named acting Grundy Co. Sheriff by action of the Grundy Co. Board of Supervisors. Bill Marten stepped down to enter private business.

Shelli Dinsdale, 18, daughter of Don & Sandie Dinsdale, sustained a badly fractured right leg in a car-truck collision.

Mr. & Mrs. Tom Smith of Cedar Rapids are parents of a daughter born Feb. 2.

Kathleen Dufel and Scott Schick were married Jan. 16 at St. John's Lutheran. Church in Reinbeck.

40 YEARS AGO

FEB. 3, 1972

Mr. & Mrs. Bob Stephan are parents of a son born Jan. 26.

Mr. & Mrs. Verlyn Rysdam are parents of a son born Jan. 31.

Mrs. Henry Dengler, 77, died at her home in Traer on Jan. 23.

Vicki Volkens, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Virgil Volkens has been selected as a finalist in the Miss Iowa Contest. The pageant will be held in Ames on March 14.

Hans Wieben, 70, Reinbeck, died of a heart attack on Jan. 29 in Marshalltown at the home of his daughter.

50 YEARS AGO

FEB. 1962

Robert Poisal, 43, Reinbeck, was sentenced to 7 years at Fort Madison for issuing worthless checks.

Mr. & Mrs. Wayne Ladd are parents of a daughter born Jan. 28.

Mr. & Mrs. Sheridan Wrage are parents of a daughter born Jan. 28.

Mr. & Mrs. Virgil Ehrig of Hudson, are parents of a daughter born Jan. 27.

Gloria Thesing and Bud Henze were married Jan. 26.

Henry Ubben, 69, Dike died on Jan. 27.

Gladys Cole retires as head of the Grundy Co. Welfare Office.

60 YEARS AGO

FEB. 1952

Earl Greany was again appointed as County Weed Commissioner.

Mrs. Henry Thiel, 82, formerly of Reinbeck, died at Graettinger on Jan. 26.

Mr. & Mrs. Melvin Reinig, Dinsdale, are parents of a son born Jan. 17.

70 YEARS AGO

FEB. 1942

Wm. Rhea, 79, was found dead in bed at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Herman Barfels.

Evelyn Sell became the bride of James O. Murphy on Feb. 3.

Mr. & Mrs. Melvin Neil, Waterloo, are parents of a son born Jan. 29.

Matthew Sweerin, 78, formerly of Reinbeck, died at Parkersburg on Jan. 31.

Firemen were called to the Sofus Larsen home in south Reinbeck to put out a roof fire.

 
 

 

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