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August 17, 2012

August 19, 2012
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier

10 YEARS AGO

AUGUST 15, 2002

"School Days" by Chuck Freitag will be raffled off at the Pioneer Craft Fair.

Mr. & Mrs. Charles Slessor will celebrate 58 years of marriage with a card shower.

Megan Thompson and Gregory Bearbower were married June 29 in Reinbeck.

Mr. & Mrs. Jed Bergen, Sutton, Neb. are parents of a son born August 9 in Hastings, Neb.

Viola Lovell, 101, Reinbeck, died August 9 at Parkview Manor.

Idamaye Bown, 98, Hudson, died August 9 at Parkview Manor.

Bill Ragsdale, 69, Grundy Center, died August 11 at the Grundy Co. Hospital.

Roy Tessau got a hole-in-one on #6 at Oakleaf Country Club.

20 YEARS AGO

AUGUST 27, 1992

Laura Meyer, 93, died at Parkview Manor where she has resided for 10 years.

Mr. & Mrs. Rick Flege are parents of a son born August 5.

Mr. & Mrs. Glenn Dirks, Reinbeck, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on August 25.

Mr. & Mrs. Weir Uhlenberg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on August 30.

Announcement is being made by Stephanie Barker and Troy Holman of their engagement and approaching marriage.

Jolene Clapp and Kenneth Myers, both of West Des Moines were married on June 6 at Salem Church in Lincoln.

30 YEARS AGO

SEPTEMBER 2, 1982

Marcia Dudden, rural Reinbeck, will be seeking a 3rd term on the Board of Directors for Hawkeye Institute of Technology.

Cari Larsen and Robert Johnson of Kewanee, Ill. were married August 7 at the 6 Mile Cove, Lake of the Ozarks, Mo.

Mr. & Mrs. Glenn Dirks celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a surprise party at Bishop's in Waterloo.

Cherie Schafer and Alan Eckhoff were married July 31 at the United Church of Christ in Reinbeck.

Michele Rice, Manhattan Beach, Calif. and Donald Harris, Jr. were married on Aug. 21 at the United Church of Christ.

Loyd Plaehn, 79, Reinbeck, died August 28 at Parkview Manor.

Mary Chvojka, 91, formerly of Hudson, died August 25 at Sunrise Hill Care Center in Traer.

H. Albert Petersen, 80, died August 28 at the United Methodist Hospital in Des Moines.

Mr. & Mrs. Jon Robertson are parents of a son born August 30.

Mr. & Mrs. Rick Tedore are parents of a daughter born August 20.

Gloria Siefken and Thomas Miller were married August 7.

Karma Anderson and David Wanamaker of Marengo were married August 14.

40, 50, 60 & 70 YEARS AGO NO OLD FILES FOR THE ABOVE YEARS ARE AVAILABLE.

 
 

 

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