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January 18, 2013

January 20, 2013
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier

10 YEARS AGO

JAN. 16, 2003

Second annual Return The Favor quilting event to be held on Jan. 23 & Jan. 26 in Traer.

G-R High School weight room fundraiser set for March 22.

Mr & Mrs. Lloyd Davis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on Jan. 28, 1953 in New Sharon, Iowa.

Mr. & Mrs. Jeremy Heltibridle are parents of a son born Dec. 30.

Jerry Lee Krenz, 55, Dike, passed away Jan. 10, 2003 at Sartori Hospital.

20 YEARS AGO

Georgia Voege, formerly of Reinbeck, died Jan. 18 in Fresno, Calif.

Walter Earley, 64, Gladbrook, died Jan. 17 at Iowa Methodist Center in Des Moines

Wilbur Plett, 79, died Jan. 14.

Hazel Bunk, 87, died Jan. 11 at the Grundy Care Center in Grundy Center.

Mr. & Mrs. Calvin Storey are parents of a daughter born Jan. 12.

Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Runde of Cedar Falls are parents of a son born Jan. 14.

Mr. & Mrs. Craig Volkens are parents of a son born Jan. 16.

Mr. & Mrs. Allan Burt are parents of a son born Jan. 17.

Karen Folkerts and Alan Burns were married Nov. 28 at the Cedar Heights Presbyterian Church in Cedar Falls.

30 YEARS AGO

JANUARY, 1983

Dennis Linder, son of Mr. & Mrs. Lester Linder, received the Attorney General Distinguished Service Award, the Justice Dept. 2nd highest award.

Nellie Wilson, 88, Traer, died Jan. 21.

Glenn Brown, 78, Gladbrook, died Jan. 20 in Arizona.

40 YEARS AGO

JANUARY, 1973

John Hepperle, 74, Reinbeck, died Jan. 27 at his home.

Helen Juhl, 59, Reinbeck, died Jan. 27 at her home.

Mr. & Mrs. Dean Eslinger, Grundy Center, are parents of a daughter born Jan. 24.

Mr. & Mrs. Larrry Rohach of Cedar Falls are parents of twin girls born Jan. 25.

Marcia Stirler daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Don Stirler, has been named RHS 1973 Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow Award.

50 YEARS AGO

JANUARY, 1963

Mrs. Henry Plaehn, 75, died Jan. 23 at a nursing home in Cedar Falls.

Mr. & Mrs. Jack Fogt are parents of a son born Jan. 27.

Mr. & Mrs. Sylvan Koupal are parents of a son born Jan. 28.

Mr. & Mrs. Roland Sharp are parents of a daughter born Jan. 27.

Mr. & Mrs. Wayne Ladd are parents of a daughter born Jan. 26.

60 YEARS AGO

JANUARY, 1953

Warren M. Lewis, 29, died Jan. 25 of a kidney infection at the Great Lakes hospital.

Mr. & Mrs. Ervin Heller, Dysart, are parents of a daughter.

Mr. & Mrs. Albert Meggers will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on Feb. 8.

Elizabeth Clegg has been hired as the county school nurse.

70 YEARS AGO

JANUARY. 1943

Mr, & Mrs. Marvin Jans are parents of a son born Jan. 13.

Mr. & Mrs. Ed Folkerts are parents of a son born Jan., 30.

Mr. & Ms. Harry Cooley are parents of a son born Jan. 24.

Franklin Jaspers, 28, was killed in action on Nov. 26. He is the 3rd soldier of Grundy County to die in action.

 
 

 

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