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May 11, 2012

May 13, 2012
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier

10 YEARS AGO

MAY 9, 2002

G-R students gain experience on Grundy National Bank Board.

Margaret Lunde & Kathy Gethman are retiring from G-R kitchen help.

Michele Niehaus & Jason Dew, both of Indianapolis, Ind., are announcing their engagement & wedding plans for June 13 at the Lutheran Church in Grundy Center.

Margaret Brandhorst will celebrate her 80th birthday with an open house on May 11.

Mr. & Mrs. Chris Schick are parents of a daughter born April 25.

Ellen Groote, 88, Grundy Center, died May 4 in Rapid City, S.D.

Dale R. Rolph, 77, Marshalltown died May 2 at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown.

Catherine Wilson, 91, died May 1st at Ellsworth Hospital in Iowa Falls.

Girls track sets a new record.

Jason Staker and Nathan Cowell received the American Legion Scout Award for their Eagle Scout project.

20 YEARS AGO

MAY 21, 1992

Debra Bachman and Dan Ackerson were married April 25 at the United Methodist Church.

Stacie Burgin, Webster City & Kyle Dudden are planning a wedding for July 18.

Meri Anne Schoer & Christopher Edel of Mason City are planning a July 11 wedding.

Rosa Hoppe, 79, died May 15 at Covenant Medical Center.

Willis Arter, 81, Warner, Okla. died May 16.

Phyllis DeNeui, 1st grade teacher, was honored at a reception on May 14. She is retiring after 38 years of teaching.

30 YEARS AGO

MY 27, 1982

LeRoy Schultz won $400 in the bankroll drawing at Ernie's Super Valu.

Elizabeth Neil Estate household sale to be held on June 5.

Susan Hasek & Tote Randall exchanged wedding vows on May 15 at the United Methodist Church.

Mary Frier & Blake Butz announce engagement and plans for July 10 wedding.

Mr. & Mrs. Mike Fogt are parents of a daughter born May 17.

Mr. & Mrs. Bob Brandt of Ames, are parents of a son born May 23.

Funeral services for Elvera Hickey, 72, Dike, were held May 23 at the United Methodist Church in Dike.

40 YEARS AGO

MAY 25, 1972

Margaret Bruner, 55, Reinbeck, died May 21 of injuries sustained in a 2 car crash in Waterloo.

Jack Moore, 13, son of Mr. & Mrs. John Moore, reeled in a 21" 4 1/2 lb. cat fish caught in Black Hawk creek.

Gary Palmer, 89, Grundy Center, died at the Grundy Hospital.

Mrs. George Schmidt, 77, died at Sunrise Hill Care Center in Traer.

Monte Anderson, 94, died May 19 at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Emil Willer of a heart attack.

50 YEARS AGO

MAY, 1962

Betty Lyn's new drive-in will open this weekend operated by Betty Cheeseman and Lynn Lorenz.

Rebecca Mettlin, Waterloo, became the bride of Donald Northey.

60 YEARS AGO

June, 1952

Mr. & Mrs. Frank Bennett, both 84, made a 2 week, 525 mile trip to Illinois in their 22 year old Hupmobile.

Charles Smoldt, 71, found dead in his yard on May 6.

Mr. & Mrs. Virgil Wulf are parents of a daughter born May 15.

Mr. & Mrs. Harold Beach are parents of a daughter born May 17.

Mr. & Mrs. Cleo Noe, Midway Station, are parents of a daughter born May 16.

Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Petersen are parents of a daughter born May 20.

Mr. & Mrs. Lester Lampe are parents of a daughter born May 20.

70 YEARS AGO

MAY, 1942

Wilson & Co. to stage its annual Rooster Day on May 27.

Mr. & Mrs. Dale Arnold, Amity, are parents of a daughter born May, 20.

 
 

 

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