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Looking Back

February 2, 2012

February 4, 2012
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier

10 YEARS AGO

JAN. 31, 2002

Alison Mytych & Joshua Lawrence were married on Oct. 13, 2001 in Grand Forks, N.D.

Mr. & Mrs. Orville Beenken of Buckingham will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 8.

Mr. & Mrs. Darren Hasselman are parents of a son born Jan. 22, 2002

Larry Francis, 62, died Jan. 27 while under the care of Grundy Co. Hospice.

Ruth Lowery, 91, Grundy Center, died Jan. 23 at the Grundy Co. Hospital.

Leo R. Rolfes, 86, formerly of Dysart & Traer, died Jan. 22 at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids.

Robert S. Sprague, 82, Grundy Center, died Jan. 26 at Knoxville Area Community Hospital.

McElroy Excellence granted Sue Sauer, an award in Education Enrichment for Grundy Co in the amount of $626.30

20 YEARS AGO

FEB. 6, 1992

Steve A. Buhman, 35, Tuscon, Ariz. formerly of Reinbeck, died Jan. 29 in Ariz.

Lisa Cuthbert & Jeremy Dugan were married on Jan. 19.

Annie McKenna and Rob Jipp announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

Phil Colbert is the new pharmacist at the Reinbeck Pharmacy.

30 YEARS AGO

FEB. 11, 1982

Don Schildroth has announced he will seek re-election as a supervisor for Grundy Co. District 4.

Lincoln Savings Bank contributes $2,000 to Reinbeck High School Booster Club.

Mr. & Mrs. Matt Johnson, Waterloo, are parents of a daughter born Feb. 3 at Schoitz Hospital.

Mr. & Mrs. Tom Blohm are parents of a son born Feb. 7.

Wava Albert, 79, passed away Feb. 4 at Schoitz Hospital.

Mr. & Mrs. Rupert Brubaker, Dinsdale, will observe their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 4.

Dr. Doug Arjes & Dr. Doug Koele are opening a new dental office at 427 Main St.

40 YEARS AGO

FEB. 10, 1972

Mr. & Mrs. James Burdick are parents of a daughter born Feb. 7

Sgt. David & Mrs. Augustine are parents of a son born Feb. 1.

Mr. & Mrs. Wayne Fogt are parents of a daughter born Feb. 1.

Mr. & Mrs. Rupert Brubaker will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Feb. 13 with an open house.

Mr. & Mrs. Louis Heideman, Reinbeck, will observe their 25th wedding anniversary on Feb. 18.

Willis Boleyn, 61, died Feb. 6 at the home of his step-daughter, Mrs. Kenneth Burdick.

Ray Kline, retired Gladbrook farmer, died Feb. 1 at Westbrook Acres Nursing Home.

Henry Newton, 92, died Feb. 7 at Beverly Manor in Grundy Center.

Janet Ballard & Robert Bowen were married Feb. 4 at the Reinbeck Presbyterian Church.

Mr & Mrs. Richard Hargan will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 20 with an open house at Amity.

50 YEARS AGO

FEB. 1962

Mr. & Mrs. James P. Juhl will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 11.

Mr. & Mrs. Julius Staker will observe their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 12.

Mr. & Mrs. Albert Dirks will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 22.

Mr. & Mrs. Henry Berns will observe their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 18.

James D. Smoldt has been elected vice-president of the Men's Residence Association at Iowa State Univ.

Mr. & Mrs. Walter Petersen of Lincoln are parents of a son born Feb. 2.

Mr. & Mrs. Robert Emmert, Waterloo, are parents of a son born Feb. 2.

60 YEARS AGO

FEB. 1952

Loyd Plaehn sold a new home to Mr. & Mrs. J.C. Frampton.

Robert Miller is having a complete closing out sale south of Morrison on Feb. 8.

Mr. & Mrs. Julius Staker to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 12.

Jeff Moser fractured his right wrist while scuffling at school.

70 YEARS AGO

FEB. 1942

John Kubik, farmer east of Reinbeck, was bit on the right hand by a hog. It required 4 stitches.

Miles Arnold, farmer south of Amity, fell about 11 feet from a hay mow, breaking a rib.

Jim Montgomery, Dinsdale, got his overalls caught in a feed grinder and broke his right wrist trying to free himself.

Faye McIntyre, Morrison and Verne Lowe, Waterloo, were married in Aug., 1941.

Mr. & Mrs. Erwin Hass, Gladbrook, are parents of a son born Jan. 22.

 
 

 

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