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May 4, 2012

May 6, 2012
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier


MAY 2, 2002

G-R students Ryan Bru, Douglas Breune and Tyler Schildroth are Iowa FFA degree recipients at the 74th Iowa FFA Leadership Conference.

Paul Harrison, Lincoln, works with IMTA to pass livestock transportation bill.

2002 IA FFA National Chapter Awards program honors to G-R FFA.

Carol Bown has been selected Volunteer of the Year at Parkview Manor.

Mr. & Mrs. Lyle Wrage will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner and a trip planned for late summer. They were married May 6 in Waterloo.

Tonya Shinn is Miss ISU Rodeo of 2002.

Marie Funk, 87, Reinbeck, died April 24 at Covenant Medical Center.


MAY 14, 1992

Angela Cooley and Chad Kickbush make announcement of their upcoming wedding.

Hattie Hoeg, Traer, will celebrate her 80th birthday on May 17 with an open house.

Lulu Schelling, 84, rural Dike, formerly of Reinbeck, died May 9 at Allen Hospital. Funeral services were held on May 12.

Services for Wilford Johnson, 65, Reinbeck, were held May 13 at Amity Church.

Services for Merlin Sternhagen, 71, Grundy Center, were held May 9.


MAY 20, 1982

Reinbeck Ramettes girls track team won their 4th straight conference championship.

Craig Dufel, Cedar Falls, plowed into the west side of Herb Eifflers house at the corner of Hwy 175 and Pioneer Road. He attempted to turn north onto Pioneer when he lost control, sideswiped a pole and a tree and plowed into the house.


MAY 18, 1972

Mr. & Mrs. Tom Tedore are parents of a son born May 14.

Mr. & Mrs. Tom Folkerts of Washington are parents of a daughter born May 12.


MAY, 1962

Tom Evans, 77, Reinbeck canning factory operator, died May 14 in a Rochester Minn. hospital.

Margaret Anderson, 72, was found dead in her home on May 15.

Vivian Seagren of Curlew, Iowa is engaged to Kent Creswell of Reinbeck.

Rev. & Mrs. John Lewis, Chicago, are parents of a son born May 8.

Mr. & Mrs. Chester Dinsdale are parents of a daughter born May 13.


MAY, 1952

Mr. & Mrs. Lester Vennenga, Grundy Center, are parents of a daughter born May 1.

Mr. & Mrs. Paul Tschrgi are parents of a daughter born May 15.

Darlene Redfearn to be installed on May 19 as Worthy Advisor of Reinbeck girls.


MAY 1942

George F. Mason, 24, seaman first class of U.S. Navy is reported as missing.

Benjamin Davis, 70, died at the Independence Hospital on May 12.

George Sindt, brother of Fred who lives in Reinbeck, died May 11 in St. Paul, Minn.



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