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January 13, 2013
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier


JAN 9, 2003

Darren Flater, Grundy Center, shows animals to Grundy Center elementary students.

Outgoing Board of Supervisors, Don Schildroth, swears in his son Mark as the new District #4 Supervisor on Jan. 2, 2003.

Mr. & Mrs. Jeremy Wittgreve are parents of a son born Dec. 27, 2002.

Mr. & Mrs. Monte Wyatt are parents of a daughter born Dec. 24.

Clarence Petersen, 87, Hudson, formerly of Reinbeck, died Jan. 4, at Cedar Valley Hospice Home.

Paul O. Lauterbach, 85, Gladbrook, Jan. 3, 2003 at Covenant Medical Center.

Willadean Schlicht, 75, Hudson, died Dec. 31 at Covenant Medical Center.

Cornelia Lindaman, 98, Wellsburg, passed away Dec. 29 at her home.


JAN. 14, 1993

Stephan Wiley, 19, Clear Lake, was killed instantly on Jan. 10 when he failed to stop at a stop sign intersecting with T-55. Richard Benson the other driver received minor injuries.

Henry Wrage, 75, Reinbeck, died Jan. 8 at the Grundy Memorial Hospital.

Calla Rubendall, died Jan. 10 at Parkview Manor.

Stacey Sash & Rhett Schildroth announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on March 6.

Kari Petersen, Dysart and Don Hatch, Beaman, announce their upcoming marriage.

Cynthia Mussing graduated from Drake University of Pharmacy & Health Sciences with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy.



Glen Whitlock, 60, died Jan. 3, 1983.

John Raske, 76, Grundy Center, died Jan. 14.

Wilbur Plager, 75, died of a heart attack while vacationing in Texas.

Mr. & Mrs. Kevin Sonken are parents of a son born Jan. 8.

Leon Ramundt, Eldora and Judy Schultz, Gladbrook were married Dec. 21.

Reinbeck Jaycee-Ettes nominated Beth Thompson for Outstanding Young Iowa for competition.



Mr. & Mrs. Gerald Robinson have purchased the home of Mrs. Martin Juhl for $9,700.

Raymond Johannsen, 54, rural Traer, died on Jan. 19 at his home where he sank in a bin filled with shelled corn.

Marlys Keith won $100 in the weekly bankroll drawing at Ernie's Super Valu.

Harm Frieling, 85, died Jan. 17 following a stroke at Beverly Manor Conval-scent Home in Grundy Center.

Mr. & Mrs. Noland Oaks are parents of a daughter born Jan. 17.

Ellen Ramsey died of a heart attack at her home on Jan. 18.


JAN. 24,1963

Wm. Wick, formerly of Reinbeck, has been promoted to General Passenger Agent of the Rock Island line in Chicago.

Mr. & Mrs. Herman Andorf will observe their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 29.

Mr. & Mrs. Carsen Plaehn, formerly of Reinbeck, will observe their 69th wedding anniversary on Jan. 31 in Jackson, Minn.

Marvin Graves has been re-elected as President of Iowa Savings Bank in Dike.


JAN. 1953

Mr. & Mrs. Don Billerbeck are parents of a son born Jan. 18.

Mr. & Mrs. Jim Stephenson are parents of a son born Jan. 16.

Mr. & Mrs. Paul Boldt are parents of a son born Jan. 19.


JAN. 1943

The community had a severe snow storm and -20 below zero temps. School was closed and mail carriers were unable to make their routes.

Farmers urged to raise all corn possible in 1943. Grundy County quota is 103,000 bushels.



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