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Looking Back

May 27, 2012
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier

10 YEARS AGO

MAY 23, 2002

G-R class of 59 students will graduate on May 26.

Nearly 300 attended a retirement party for Sue Hayek on May 4. She is retiring from teaching.

Gov. Vilsack honors Jackie Reinhard as a State scholar.

Marion Robertson and Jack Boyer will be married June 15 at Grace Baptist Church in Waverly.

National Society of Collegiate Scholars inducts Lisa A Helland into membership.

Barbara Hay, 60, Grundy Center, died May 13 at Allen Hospital.

George Dunning, 84, Tama, died May 17.

Clara de Neui, 94, Wellsburg, died May 13 at the Ackley Presbyterian Villlage.

Girls Junior High School track sets new record at G-R.

Lincoln Savings Bank makes a donation of $2,000 to Reinbeck Dollars for Scholars.

20 YEARS AGO

JUNE 4, 1992

Grundy Center school system will be made smoke-free effective July 1.

Wm. Friend, 91, Conrad, died May 23 at a nursing home in Marshalltown.

Kathy Manley, 42, Cedar Falls, died June 1 at Covenant Medical Center.

Mr. & Mrs. Milton Voelker celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on June 4.

Annette Swangel & James D. McFarland were united in marriage on May 16 in Marshalltown.

Mr. & Mrs. Brad Ohrt are parents of a daughter born May 23.

A benefit breakfast was held on June 14 for Bruce & Judy Theesefeld family of Grundy Center to help defray costs for Judy who is experiencing serious complications of diabetes.

30 YEARS AGO

JUNE 10, 1982

Dick Seehusen, Dike, won $400 from Ernie's Super Valu bankroll.

Mr. & Mrs. John Hooper, Reinbeck, observed their 50th wedding anniversary on June 20. They were married June 13, 1932 in Waterloo.

Mr. & Mrs. George Glasener observed their 64th wedding anniversary on June 5.

Gloria Siefken, Reinbeck, and Thomas Miller of East Moline, Ill. announce their engagement and approaching marriage on Aug. 7.

40 YEARS AGO

JUNE, 1, 1972

Mrs. Jack Petersen won $900 at Ernie's Super Valu Bankroll.

Joe Ross has taken over ownership and management of Greany Pontiac-Buick in Grundy Center.

Mr. & Mrs. Ken Mutch are parents of a daughter born May 26.

Cynthia Petersen and Michael Wellner exchanged marriage vows on May 27 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua.

Mr. & Mrs. John Hooper observed their 40th wedding anniversary on June 11.

50 YEARS AGO

MAY, 1952

Elmwood pool opening postponed until June 3.

Mr. & Mrs. Marlyn Bowen are parents of a daughter born May 23.

Mr. & Mrs. Robert Stephan are parents of a son born May 28.

60 YEARS AGO

MAY, 1952

American Legion Post used money from a benefit stag to purchase a ATV for Bob Nash, Jr. who is an invalid.

Reinbeck Fire Dept. was called to Lonergan Drug Store where an electrical motor caught on fire.

Mr. & Mrs.Robert Billerbeck are parents of a son born May 28.

Rozella Blakely and Vernon Beck were married May 24.

70 YEARS AGO

MAY, 1942

Delmar Cooley, 17, Private in the U.S. Marine Corps is reported to be a prisoner of the Japanese somewhere near China.

Louis Baker, 28, died at his home in Morrison on May 23 of a lingering illness.

Mr. & Mrs. James Paton, Dinsdale, are parents of a son born May 31.

 
 

 

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