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May 5, 2013
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier


MAY 1, 2003

Thelma Karkosh will celebrate her 90th birthday on May 4 at the United Church of Christ in Reinbeck.

Marley Reeves has enlisted in the U.S. Navy for guaranteed training as a Seaman.

U.S. Achievement Academy announces that Lexie Hack has been named a U.S. National Award winner in science.

Mr. & Mrs. Adam Boege are parents of a daughter born April 11.

Dorothy A. Eriksen, 75, died April 29 at her home.

Ora Meyer, 100, died April 24 at Parkview Manor.

Frieda Frier, 95, Reinbeck, died April 22 at Parkview Manor.


MAY 10, 1993

Stacey Sash & Rhett Schildroth were married March 6 at the United Methodist Church in Gladbrook.

Mr. & Mrs. Ken Barfels celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on May 1.

Tammy Vest & Eugene Wendt will be married on June 12.


MAY, 1983

Dawn Alcorn was honored as member of the top10% of her class at Buena Vista College.

Mr. & Mrs. Doug Davis are parents of a daughter born May 8.

Mr. & Mrs. Gordon Mennenga are parents of a son born May 8.

Nancy Andersen and Robert Hoffman will be married on July 23 at First Methodist Church in West Bend.


MAY, 1973

Jerry James Ellis was found innocent of murder by reason of temporary insanity. He had been on trial for the 1972 shooting/stabbing death of his

father, Gerald Ellis, 39, sister Kathleen 16 and his grandfather, Glenn Rogers, 59, of Reinbeck.

Mr. & Mrs. Jack Cherry are parents of a daughter born May 9.

Karen Hall & Eugene Wills were married in Waterloo.

James Kruse, 21, Grundy Center, died from injuries in a motorcycle accident in Davenport.


MAY, 1963

Karen Hite to be installed as Worthy Advisor of Rainbow Assembly #100 on May 19.

Ralph Utterbach, manager of Reinbeck's Iowa Electric Light & Power Co. office will move to Toledo to accept a division manager position on July 1.

Reinbeck peace officers plan a truck safety check on May 25.

Mr. & Mrs. Larry Dinsdale are parents of a daughter born May 13.


MAY, 1953

Martin Tschirgi, 66, died May 9 at Schoiz Hospital.

Operation of the Arrow Bus Line service through Reinbeck will cease on May 12.

Shirley Jensen became the bride of George D. Hansen on May 10.

A fire in a brooder house on the Nick Boehm farm, north of Reinbeck, killed 200 baby chicks.

Fred Dufel, 62, died at his home on May 12.

Mr. & Mrs. Bud Keller are parents of a son born May 8.


MAY, 1943

Breakenridge Farms received 21 car loads of feeder steers valued at $70,000.

40 Reinbeck High School seniors will graduate on May 14.

Elmer Dudolski, son of Lydia Dudolski, receives his pilot training.

Mr. & Mrs. James O. Murphy are parents of a son born May 7.

Mr. & Mrs. Robert Ferguson, Eldora, are parents of a daughter born May 11.

Norma Snyder, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. John Snyder, is the first girl of this community to join the Marine Corps Women's Reserve.



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