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June 29, 2012

July 1, 2012
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier


JUNE 27. 2002

Phil's Pharmacy will open on July 1.

Reinbeck Ladies golf challenge Grundy Ladies to raise money for local projects.

Cedar Valley Hospice in Grundy Center celebrate their 10th anniversary Wayne Kos, 63, Cedar Falls died on June 23 at Sartori Hospital.

Louis Hartke, 79, Waterloo, formerly of Grundy Center, died June 24 at the Cedar Falls Lutheran Home.

Irene Junge, 102, Gladbrook, passed away on June 15 at the Grundy Hospital long term care unit.

Reinbeck Fire Dept. honored as Grand Marshalls of the 4th of July Parade after serving for 110 years in the community.

Fire completely destroyed a large barn at Belmont Stock Farm east of Reinbeck on June 19.

Mr. & Mrs. Vernon Beck celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 30 at Oakleaf Country Club.

Mr. & Mrs. Curtis Ramundt celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on June 23 with a boat dinner cruise on the Mississippi.

Karen Fogt & Tracy Alfson plan wedding for July 13 at the First Methodist Church in Reinbeck.


JULY 9, 1992

Reinbeck Fire Dept. celebrates 100 years of Community Service.

The annual Reinbeck Cruise & Car Show grew a great deal of attention during the July 4th celebration.

Services for Dorothy Ohrt, 90, Reinbeck, were held on July 7 at the UCC Church in Reinbeck.

Services for Arlo J. Hansen were held July 6 at Salem Church in Lincoln.


JULY 15, 1982

Roger Redfearn formerly of Reinbeck, now of Waterloo, has been named Dept. Commander of the Amvets of Iowa, at their state convention.

Catherine Hemphill, Ames & Dr. Daryl Strohbehn, Buckingham, were married on June 25.

Rhonda Tjepkes, Holland and Shawn Samo, Grundy Center, were married on June 25.

Funeral services for Elmer Linder, Morrison, were held July 10 at the UCC Church.

John Rasmussen, 73, of Reinbeck, died at his home on July 13.


JULY 13, 1972

Jennie Grimmius, 88, Grundy Center, died at her home on July 20.

Mr. & Mrs. Dennis Petersen are parents of a son born July 6.

Janice Lorenz & Delbert VanHauen were married June 30 in Holland.

Linda March & Harry Moeller were married on July 9.

Mr. & Mrs. Alvin Hamilton of Lincoln will observe their 25th wedding anniversary on July 22.

Dale McIntyre, Reinbeck fisherman, reeled in a 6 1/4 lb. walleye at Fox Lake in Minn.


JULY, 1962

Rev. & Mrs. David Arnold of the UCC Church will be leaving Reinbeck for their new home on Aug. 1.

Mr. & Mrs. John Jones of Dinsdale & Vivian Schuknecht of Reinbeck were among a group touring Europe for 21 days.

William Heithoff, 29, Reinbeck, narrowly escaped drowning in Clear Lake on Sunday.

Connie Lear, 7 month old daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Wayne Lear of Lincoln, was found strangled in her bed on July 4.

Roberta Meyer, Reinbeck, became the bride of Gary Minish of Clio, Iowa on June 24.

Vivian Seagren of Curlew became the bride of R. Kent Creswell of Reinbeck on July 1.

Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Strohbehn, Traer, are parents of a son born July 7.


JULY 1952

George Peters, 56, Reinbeck car salesman, died of a heart attack.

Rev. Dale Nicholson resigns as pastor of the Reinbeck Methodist Church.

The Bahamas will again detassel seed corn for Pioneer. 250 will arrive on July 15. The Methodist ladies will feed 150 and Botsford Cafe will feed 100.

Al Haman's & Don Richter returned home from a fishing trip to Minn. & Wis.



E.J. Swat Watson was bitten by a stray dog when he attempted to coax the dog out of the cafe.

Frederick L. Witt, 71, Gladbrook, died July 3 at his home.

Mr. & Mrs. Ernest Frier, south of town, are parents of a son born July 6.

Mr. & Mrs. Kermit Jacobs are parents of a daughter born July 7.

Walter Boher, 69, Grundy Center, died at his home on July 4.



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