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Looking Back

June 8, 2012

June 10, 2012
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier

10 YEARS AGO

JUNE 6, 2002

Reinbeck Woman's Club work to beautify the area around the town sign on Hwy #175.

Third generation of Roberts are certified as #2 firemen by State of Iowa.

Opening a new road to provide access to Industrial Park.

Aksel Petersen to celebrate 90th birthday on June 9 with an open house.

Deloris E. Albright, 87, Grundy Center, died May 26 at the Grundy Care Center.

Grace Stephan, 97, Reinbeck, died May 31 at Parkview Manor.

Walter Miller, Reinbeck, attended a meeting of the Iowa Farm Bureau sheep advisory committee on May 30 in West Des Moines.

Alexis Wrage was the grand prize winner of $50 savings bond from Wayne's Photography and Bronson, her twin brother and Bryce Ehlers each won a $20 gift certificate.

20 YEARS AGO

JUNE 18, 1992

Lincoln Savings Bank announces retirement of Kenneth Bicket from full time status after 40 years of active employment.

Carol R. Albert, 82, Colorado Springs, formerly of Grundy Center, died June 9.

Everett Bleecker, 80, of Grundy Center, died June 7 at Sartori Hospital in Cedar Falls.

Floyd Rouse, 80, Grundy Center died June 7 at the Grundy Co. Hospital.

Malissa Schildroth & Matthew Martin are planning a Sept. 5 wedding.

Mr & Mrs. Marvin Kern of rural Traer, celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on June 17.

30 YEARS AGO

JUNE 24, 1982

An 11 year old Traer girl, Sandra Mysak daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Charles Mysak, died of head injuries after she was shot accidentally by her younger brother, 9 years old. She died at Schoitz Hospital.

Lora Tschirgi and Jeffrey Backer were married on May 16 at the Gold Lake Ranch in Ward, Colo.

Lori Winterroth & Mike Harris were united in marriage on June 19 at the United Church of Christ in Reinbeck.

Funeral services for Glen Dodd, 71, Grundy Center, were held June 22 at the First Baptist Church in Grundy Center.

40 YEARS AGO

JUNE 22, 1972

Dee's Tap at 511 Main is announcing their grand opening on June 22-24. Mr. & Mrs. Melvin Blake are the owners and plan to move to Reinbeck this fall.

Wayne Brown who will retire after 39 years of employment at Pioneer will be honored at an open house on Sat. June 24 at Oakleaf Country Club.

Mr. & Mrs. Gerhard Beenken are parents of a son born June 16.

Laurie Beach and Daniel Finazzo exchanged wedding vows on June 3 in Milwaukee, Wis.

Mr. & Mrs. Bill Thede will be honored at a reception on June 25. They were married June 10 in Pleasanton, Calif.

Mr. & Mrs. John McKenna, Hudson, will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on June 25.

George Dudden, a Dike area farmer, has filed a petition asking judgement of $10,000 against the trustee of the estate of Harold Dirks and Dirks individually. Dudden was injured on June 8 while chasing stray cattle during loading the cattle.

Ann Guffel, Eldora and Marion Samo, Grundy Center, shot a 49 for the best 9 hole score at Oakleaf Country Club.

50 YEARS AGO

JUNE 21, 1962

Mr. & Mrs. Nels Sager sold their house to Dr. & Mrs. W.H. Verduyn for $12,500.

Betty Lyn's Drive In to hold grand opening on June 21.

Mr. & Mrs. Gene Graveman are parents of a son born June 15.

Mr. & Mrs. C.E. Freese, Dike, are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary on June 24.

Barbara Zhorne and Eugene Eslinger were married on June 12 in Traer.

60 YEARS AGO

JUNE, 1952

Leroy A. Moser, Sr. purchased the Reinbeck Courier bldg. for $9,000.

Mr. & Mrs. Ed Habben have purchased a new home under construction in Plaehn Addition for $8,000.

Mr. & Mrs. Lyman Juhl have purchased a new home for $12,500.

Cheryl Paulsen, 2 1/2 daughter of J.C. Paulsen's fell off a porch and fractured her left leg.

Mr. & Mrs. John Christy are parents of a daughter born June. 9.

70 YEARS AGO

JUNE, 1942

Union Grove Lake was opened to fishing for the first time on June 15.

Henry Ackerman, 61, Grundy Center, died on June 12.

V.F. Sieverding, Grundy Center lawyer, was called into the Army Aviation Intelligence Dept. as a Captain.

Mr. & Mrs. Nels Sager are parents of a daughter born June 14.

 
 

 

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