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Looking Back

May 31, 2013

June 2, 2013
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier

10 YEARS AGO

MAY 29, 2003

Commencement held on May 25 for 58 seniors.

Mr. & Mrs. Eric Sieh are parents of a daughter born April 18.

Grace L. Graves, 87, Grundy Center, died May 22 at the Ackley Presbyterian Village.

Lonny L. Vest, 33, died May 22 at the University of Iowa Hospitals.

Nellie Deters, 94, Eldora, formerly of Wellsburg, died May 22 at Valley View Nursing Home in Eldora.

20 YEARS AGO

MAY 24, 1993

May 26 was awards night at G-R High School. Jodi Svendsen was valedictorian and Heidi Herink was salutatorian.

Raymond Thiel, 66, died May 26 at his home.

Ruth Miller, 83, died May 27 at Allen Hospital.

Thomas Hyde, 71, Stanwood, died May 24 at Allen Hospital.

Loyd Dreeseman, 68, Grundy Center, passed away May 24 at Allen Hospital.

30 YEARS AGO

JUNE 9, 1983

Elmwood pool will open this week weather permitting.

Lena Albert, 90, Reinbeck died June 6 at Parkview Manor.

Jeanette Stewart, 68, Dike, died June 1 at Methodist Hospital in Rochester, Minn.

Margaret Andorf, 69, Hudson, died May 31 at Schoitz Hospital.

George Fisher, Grundy Center, died June 5 of a heart attack at his home.

Lora Morrow & Mike Jans were married May 28 at the United Methodist Church in Reinbeck.

Dee Koch & Rick Lockhart were married June 3 at the United Methodist Church in Reinbeck.

Mary Knaack and David Bolin were married at the Methodist Church in Gladbrook.

Mr. & Mrs. Harry Dreesen celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 19 with an open house.

Dr. & Mrs. Lee Johnson, Hudson, are parents of a daughter born May 19.

Mr. & Mrs. Bruce Giese are parents of a daughter born May 30.

Mr. & Mrs. Bill Branham are parents of a daughter born June 3.

40 YEARS AGO

JUNE, 1973

Mr. & Mrs. Roger Hickens of Walcott are parents of a daughter born June 6.

Patty Andresen & Jan A. Brandhorst were married June 2 in Ida Grove.

Richard Hargan, 82, longtime area farmer, died June 10 at Parkview Manor.

Russell Rodgers, 56, died June 8.

Meridean Jans & Eugene Schmidt were married on June 9 in Minneapolis, Minn.

Pat Saylor, 41, Grundy Center, died June 5 at Allen Hospital.

Mr. & Mrs. George Marquart, Waterloo, have purchased Carl's Fine Foods Club in Lincoln.

50 YEARS AGO

JUNE, 1963

Mr. & Mrs. H.A. Porter will observe their 50th wedding anniversary on June 23.

Leanna Christiansen, Dike and Harold Bowers, Jr., Reinbeck, were married on June 15.

Karen Hite & Eldon DeVries were married on June 15.

Mr. & Mrs. Ron Koch are parents of a daughter born June 12.

Mr. & Mrs. Harold Petersen are parents of a daughter born June 16.

Mr. & Mrs. Wayne Sedlmayr are parents of a daughter born June 18.

Mr. & Mrs. Marvin Miller, Dike, are parents of a daughter born June 12.

60 YEARS AGO

JUNE, 1953

A new gym floor is being installed at the high school.

Harold Henderson resigns as Reinbeck Commercial Club president and Paul Tschirgi was elected to fill out his term.

Mrs. Herman Petersen sold her home on Randall St. to Mr. & Mrs. Ed Hickson.

Anna Moschkow and Robert Posekany, both of Dike, announce their engagement.

70 YEARS AGO

MAY, 1943

Robert Nash, Scoutmaster, announced 14 scouts will attend camp.

Ina Storjohann and Harry Billerbeck, both of Lincoln, were married on June 9.

Lieut G.E. Rickert and Mary McFarling were married on June 12 in Texas.

 
 

 

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