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October 12, 2012

October 14, 2012
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier


OCT. 10, 2002

Accident leaves one dead and one injured in Grundy Co. Beverly Thomas, 56, Independence, was killed in a car accident north of Beaman on Oct. 4.

Dale Felton & Suzanne Ohrt announce their engagement and approaching marriage on Nov. 23.

Anthony Salomone, 88, Iowa Vets Home, formerly of Tama, died Oct. 1 at the Marshalltown Medical Surgical Center.

LaVerne "Vernie" Jontz, 79, Grundy Center, passed away Oct. 4 at the Grundy Co. Hospital.

Teri Rokusek joins Lincoln Savings Bank as Vice-President of Human Resources/Training.


OCT. 15, 1992

Stefanie Reid and Craig Lorenzen were married Aug. 22 at St. Mary's of Mt. Caramel Catholic Church in Eagle Center.

Dorothy Strohbehn will celebrate her 90th birthday on Oct. 18 with an open house at the UCC Church in Reinbeck.

Marie Newhouse and Curt Bown were married August 1 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Cedar Falls.

Mr. & Mrs. Dave Folkerts, Ankeny, are parents of a daughter born Oct. 6.

Mr. & Mrs. Jim Buskohl, Lincoln, are parents of a son born Oct. 18.


OCT. 21, 1982

Mr. & Mrs. Everett Seward of rural Reinbeck, have purchased the Cecil K. Robinson home in west Reinbeck for $52,000.

Mr. & Mrs. Tim Sweet, 603 Maple, and Mr. & Mrs. Harold Petersen, 811 Pioneer Road have completed an exchange of properties.

Mr. & Mrs. Bruce High, Grundy Center, have purchased a new home in Eastgate Addition from L & M Services for $62,500.

Brenda Brandt and Allen Bowen, both of Reinbeck, exchanged marriage vows on Oct. 9 at the First United Methodist Church.

Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Brandhorst, Osceola, are parents of a son born Oct. 17.

Laura Schultz, West Des Moines and Duane Woebbeking, Ankeny, were married on August 28 in West Des Moines.

Lora Lewis, 78, Reinbeck, died Oct. 14 at Allen Hospital.

Funeral services for Ejnar Christensen, 82, Dike, were held on Oct. 12.


OCT. 19, 1972

Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Barfels have purchased the Don Porter home on Pioneer Road for $17,500.

Lillian Jargstorf, 76, Reinbeck, died Oct. 13 at Parkview Manor.

Mr. & Mrs. Mike Wellner of Bellevue, Neb., are parents of a daughter born Oct. 11.

Mr. & Mrs. Henry Ward will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on Oct. 22 with an open house. They were married at the Little Brown Church in Nashua on Oct. 17.

Fawn M. Albert & Pvt. Michael Weiss were married Sept. 15 in Ladysmith, Wis.


OCT. 1962

Reta Mitchell was crowned 1962 Homecoming Queen.

Marvin Stavely was sentenced five years for embezzlement at the Mental Health Institute in Independence.

Jacob Brumbaugh, 60, died suddenly on Oct. 16.

Dave Slessor, 77, lost his right hand and arm up to the elbow while unloading a wagon at the Slessor farm north of town.


OCT. 1952

Darlene Lampe became the bride of Paul Plaehn on Oct. 11.

George D. Smith sold 10 acres at the southeast edge of Reinbeck known as the former Bill Jones place to Mr. & Mrs. Eugene Cavanaugh of Voorhies for $11,000.

Mr. & Mrs. George Smith will move to the Floyd Lamb property and the Lamb's are moving to Fla.

Rev. Vern Panzer to give his first sermon at the Reinbeck Methodist Church on Oct. 19.


OCT. 1942

Mr. & Mrs. Merle Claussen are parents of a son born Oct. 6.

Mr. & Mrs. Floyd Aswegan are parents of a daughter born Oct. 3.

Mr. & Mrs. Don Hanisch are parents of a daughter born Oct. 13.

Mr. & Mrs. Linder Mack mourn the loss of their 3-day old son born Oct. 6.



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