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March 1, 2012

March 3, 2012
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier


FEB. 28,2002

G-R hires new elementary school principal, Todd Parker, formerly of Rockwell City-Lytton where he was the elementary principal and a middle school teacher.

UCC church will host the Payne AME Gospel choir on March 1.

Mr. & Mrs. Robert DeGrote will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on March 9 at the Parkersburg Civic Center.

Ivadell Meester will celebrate her 75th birthday on March 5 with a card shower.

Mikel Kesl, 40, Kellogg, died Feb. 21 from injuries sustained in a one car accident.

Margaret "Jo" Morgan, 86, died Feb. 22 at Covenant Medical Center.

Alice Van Heiden, 80, Wellsburg, passed away Feb. 20 at the Grundy Co. Hospital.

Robert "Bobby" Upah, 55, Toledo, died Feb. 25 at Ellsworth Hospital in Iowa Falls.

Gail Buskohl, Lincoln, will celebrate her 80th birthday on March 5.

J. Ryan Creswell and Jennifer Harder plan wedding for May 25 at Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook.


MARCH 5, 1992

Grundy Co. Museum at Morrison will celebrate their 13th anniversary with an open house on March 8.

Mr. & Mrs. Allan Brandt will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on March 8,

Christine Pittman and Brent Cooper were married on Nov. 23, 1991,

Fred Martens will observe his 85th birthday on March 10.

Services for Mabel Freese, 71, Dike, were held on Feb. 29.


MARCH 11, 1982

Mr. & Mrs. Oscar Egesdal have taken over the real estate contract on a house vacated by Mr. & Mrs. Roger Anderson.

Alma Manlick, 84, Reinbeck, died March 9 at Allen Hospital.

Freda Freed, 75, Grundy Center, died March 7 at the Grundy Co. Hospital.

David Walterman, 70, Dike, died March 7 at Allen Hospital.

Beth Badder & Keith Sindt to be married March 27 in Lamoni.

Cindy Albertsen and Mark Tomlinson were married Feb. 27 at Zion Lutheran Church in Dysart.

Mr. & Mrs. Dick Draper, Buckingham, will observe their 25th wedding anniversary with a trip to Reno and Las Vegas, Nev. They were married March 23, 1957.


MARCH 9, 1972

Wayne Brown, manager at Pioneer, will retire July 1. Vern Paustain will become the new manager formerly serving as plant agronomist.

Mr. & Mrs. Robert King, Hudson, are parents of a son born Feb . 22.

Otto Brandt, 83, died March 1 at the home of his son Dale.

Mr. & Mrs. Bert Saltou will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on March 12 with an open house.


MARCH, 1962

Reinbeck Fire Dept. was called to Morrison to put out a fire in J. Kenneth Andersen's jeep station wagon.

Anna Sieh, 84, died March 4 in Traer.

Joan Schick became the bride of Jack Fogt on March 3.

Mr. & Mrs. George Glasener, Jr., are parents of a daughter born March 5.


MARCH, 1952

Elmer Gauger and Curly Juhl owners of Reinbeck Plumbing & Heating have purchased the J.L. Thomas Plumbing & Heating business in Traer.

Mr. & Mrs. Dave Neil are parents of a daughter born March 5.


MARCH, 1942

Ruth Slessor, Hudson, and Albert Krull of Grundy Center were married Feb. 28.

Mildred Nielsen, Dike, became the bride of Elvin Sloth on Feb. 28.

Mr. & Mrs. Gaylen Stewart, Reinbeck, are parents of a son born March 7.



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