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May 18, 2012

May 20, 2012
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier

10 YEARS AGO

MAY 16, 2002

Baccalaureate services to be held on May 22.

Reinbeck Elementary students & staff welcomed new principal Todd Parker.

Mark Bender & Toni Olson were married May 4 at the United Presbyterian Church in Traer.

Mr. & Mrs. Warren Meewes celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary in Myrtle Beach, S.C. while on a trip to a reunion of Warren's shipmates.

Idamaye Bown celebrated her 98th birthday on April 20 at Parkview Manor.

Siegfred Petersen celebrated his 90th birthday on May 24 at Parkview Manor.

Kyle Stanley placed 8th in the long jump at Boys State Track meet in Des Moines.

Luis Lobo graduated from Iowa State Un. on May 11 with a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering.

Marvin Jans, 90, Reinbeck, died May 9 at Covenant skilled care in Waterloo.

Patricia A. McCreery, 64, died May 4 in Fredericksburg, VA.

Ruth Paton, 86, Reinbeck, died May 10 at Parkview Manor.

20 YEARS AGO

MAY 28, 1992

Mr. & Mrs. Claus Junge celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on June 3.

Mr. & Mrs. James Scott, Lincoln, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 30.

Mr. & Mrs. Warren Meewes, Waterloo, celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on May 29.

Teresa Hazlet and Bo Hokanson, Boone, are planning a wedding on Aug. 1.

Mr. & Mrs. Ron Sharp are parents of a daughter born May 12 at Covenant Medical Center.

Services for Thelma Siekfen, 79, formerly of Grundy Center were held May 30 at the Holland Reformed Church.

30 YEARS AGO

JUNE 3, 1982

Paula Schroeder & Mike Molstead are exchanging marriage vows on Aug. 7.

Private services for Brooke Dirks, stillborn daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Greg Dirks,

were held on June. 2. Baby Brooke died May 31 at Schoitz Hospital.

40 YEARS AGO

JUNE 8, 1972

Mary Kay Boelman, Aplington, was named 1972 Grundy County Dairy Princess on June 2.

Kathryn Haner & John Syster were married May 26 at the United Church of Christ.

Mr. & Mrs. Claus Junge will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with a dance in Lincoln.

Mr. & Mrs. Al Rhoades are parents of a son born June 6.

Mr. & Mrs. Clayton Claussen are parents of a daughter born May 25.

50 YEARS AGO

JUNE, 1962

Mr. & Mrs. Milton Voelker celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on June 3.

Jake Manley of near Dinsdale, is recovering from injuries received when a tree fell on him.

Patricia K. Dix of Janesville is engaged to Wm. Bowen, Reinbeck.

Mr. & Mrs. James Mooty celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 19.

Howard Nickerson, 70, Beaman, former Grundy Co. Treasurer, died May 30.

60 YEARS AGO

JUNE, 1952

Bessie King, 69, died at the Roy C. Shoup home on May 29.

Mr. & Mrs. Fergus Mayer of Des Moines, are parents of twin boys on May 26.

Mr. & Mrs. Wayne Downey will observe their 25th wedding anniversary on June 6.

70 YEARS AGO

JUNE, 1942

Mr. & Mrs. Henry Hoppe are parents of a daughter born June 1.

Mr. & Mrs. Harry Wrage are parents of a daughter born May 29.

Arlene Marken, Morrison, & Vernon Kinsinger were married June 1.

 
 

 

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