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June 22, 2012

June 24, 2012
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier


JUNE 20, 2002

Gary Mauer resigns as Health Task Force Chairman. Supervisor Bernie Eilderts is now the new chairman.

Center Theatre is planning an expansion of the theatre.

Kristie Jo Finzen & Travis Clapp announce their engagement and approaching marriage on July 6.

Mr. & Mrs. Mike Lage will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on June 25 at the Amana Colonies.

Carroll T Hayes, 75, LaPorte City, died June 16 at his home.

Ronald Runge, 76, Grundy Center died June 16 at the Grundy Co. Hospital.

Jeremy L. Kesl, 23, Tama, died June 16 at his home.

Tony Kubik, 73. formerly of Traer, died June 10 at Parkview Manor.

Carl Schick has donated a grandfather clock, crafted by him, to be raffled off with proceeds to the pool fundraiser.

Reinbeck Fire Department celebrates 110 years of service.

Gold Wing riders to ride for hospice on June 23.


JULY 2, 1992

Eric Junge explores the nation's capitol as part of the annual Iowa Rural Elec tric Youth Tour to Washington, D.C.

United Church of Christ honored Rev. J. Allan Mittler for 35 years of ministry.

Mr. & Mrs. Gerald Robinson will observe their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house on July 3 at the First Presbyterian Church.

Melinda Nosbisch and Kevin Iverson exchanged marriage vows on May 2 at the Methodist Church in Reinbeck.

Annie McKenna and Rob Jipp were united in marriage on April 4 at Zion Lutheran Church in Wilton, Iowa.

Rev. E. J. Freese who has served as pastor for Sacred Heart and Queen of Heaven Church for the past 3 years will retire on July 14.


JULY 8, 1982

Mr. & Mrs. David Clubine have purchased the Caroline Strohbehn home at 507 Park for $56,700.

Mr. & Mrs. Steve Himschoot are parents of a son born July 1.

Cindy Wulf, Cedar Falls and Michael Paige, Reinbeck, were married on June 26.


JULY 6, 1972

Jodie Kielly, 6 year old daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Bill Kielly, was crowned "Little Miss Reinbeck" during the 4th of July festivities.

Lelia R. Dew, 85, Reinbeck, Reinbeck died and services were held on July 3.

Cynthia Shepard and SK3 Robert Harms were married June 7 at the Presbyterian Church in Reinbeck.

Joan Corrigan & 2nd Lt. Calvin Staker were married on June 24 at Crystal Lake, Iowa.

Barbara Kozlek & Marlin Petersen were married June 17 at Van Horne, Iowa.

Harold Engelkes, undertaker at Grundy Center for 47 years, is announcing his retirement.

Mr. & Mrs. Wm. Marten are parents of a son born June 30.

Velma Petersen daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Ernst Petersen of Morrison, graduated from St. Luke's School of Nursing on June 30.


JULY, 1962

Jack Fiet caught a 14 lb. northern measuring 40" long in Lake Helleston, Minn.

John G. Ellinger, 83, died at the Grundy Co. Hospital on June 30 from injuries received in a two car accident on June 27.

Mr. & Mrs. Paul Plaehn are parents of a son born June 30.

Mr. & Mrs. Robert Anderson are parents of a daughter born July 2.


JULY, 1952

Wheeler Appliance operated by Wayne & Bess Wheeler will have a grand opening on July 9 in their newly erected building.

James Willer, Everett Juhl, Roger Storjohann, Raymond Thiel and Don Peters were fined $19. plus costs for swimming in the Grundy Center pool after hours.

Rev. E.L. Stumpfig was installed as Pastor of St. John's Lutheran Church in Reinbeck.

Mr. & Mrs. Roger Schelling are parents of a son born June 26

Mr. & Mrs. Leroy Barnes are parents of a son born July 2.

Colleen Goodwin and Robert Robinson exchanged marriage vows on June 21.


JULY, 1942

Eleanor M. Maier & Richard E. Taylor were united in marriage on June 27.

James Mooty had his left arm seriously burned by a gasoline explosion while he was working on the James Dinsdale farm.

Emil Runft sold a shepherd dog to a customer in Hannibal, Mo. It is being trained as a seeing eye dog.



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