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September 13, 2013

September 15, 2013
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier


SEPT. 11, 2003

Rebels football defeated #8 ranked Denver in season opener.

Melissa Small & Chad Blessinger were married on August 2 in Ireland, Ind.

Mr. & Mrs. David Hite will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sept. 14.

Ethel Eslinger, 83, Reinbeck, passed away on Sept. 3 at her home.

Melva J. Cameron, 79, Boone, died Sept. 5 at the Boone Co. Hospital.

Annual Pioneer Craft Fair will be held on Sept. 14 in Morrison.

Mike Vogt elected to serve with State Historical Society Board of Trustees for three years.


SEPT. 9, 1993

Dan DeGroot joined the G-R High School staff as the Physical Science, Chemistry and Physics teacher.

Parkview held it's annual pancake breakfast.

Carrie Lenuis, G-R student, participated in 1993 Future Problem Solving in Madison, Wis.

Mr. & Mrs. Jim Johnson are parents of a son born August. 28

Mr. & Mrs. Dale Thede, Urbandale, are parents of a son born sept. 3


SEPT. 16, 1983

Reinbeck Pioneer Hi-Bred plant host 50th anniversary open house on Sept. 21.

Cheryl Scott & Dennis Eckhoff were married on Sept. 3.

Bobbi-Anne Rickert & Steven Peterson were married July 16.

Jennifer A. Speer and Randall Ramundt were married Sept. 4.

Joyce Block & Tracy Crocker were married Sept. 3 at the United Church of Christ in Reinbeck.

Tedra Wentzein to be installed as Worthy Advisor for Order of Rainbow Girls on Sept. 18.


SEPT. 20, 1973

State Senator Vernon Kyle, 65, Parkersburg, died Sept. 17 at the Grundy Co. Memorial Hospital of cancer and other complications.

Henry Rust, 86, died Sept. 5 at Allen Hospital.

Harold Brown, 79, died Sept. 14 in a physicians office of a heart attack.

Lynette Eiffler and Duane Leeper exchanged vows on Sept. 15.

Harold Street, 62, Gladbrook, died Sept. 13.

Mr. & Mrs. Wm. Tomlinson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 23 with an open house.


SEPT. 1963

Bert Saltou, Reinbeck's self trained geologist found a perfect tooth from an ancient woolly mammoth. According to the experts it is about 10,000 years old.

Peter Jargstorf, 90, died Sept. 12.

Annual Pioneer Corn harvest began this week in the Reinbeck area.

Everett Wyatt was elected Chairman of Reinbeck School Board.

David Roberts, 54, died Sept. 12 of injuries received in a 2-car crash which occurred 1/2 mile south of Amity Church.

Mr. & Mrs. Gene Graveman are parents of a son born Sept. 12.

Dr. & Mrs. Lynn Frink, formerly of Reinbeck, are parents of a daughter born Sept. 1.

Doris DeWolf & David Hite were married on Sept. 14 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Reinbeck.


SEPT. 1953

Jean Pembrook to be installed as Worthy Advisor in Order of Rainbow for Girls on Sept. 20.

James E. Slessor, 74, died Sept. 11.

Mrs. Emil Wrage, 53, died Sept. 15.

Betty Saltou, Grundy Center and Richard Ohrt, Reinbeck, each won $25 at Reinbeck Super Day drawing.

Mr. & Mrs. Dale Larsen are parents of a son born Sept. 14.

Priscilla Boren & James Frier were married Sept. 14.

Marcella Klodt was seriously injured in a mysterious accident near the Russell Dunn farm east of Reinbeck.


SEPT. 1943

Alfred Cheeseman has been promoted to Pilot on Squad 54, stationed in Santa Ana, Calif.

400 students are enrolled at Reinbeck School this year.

Mr. & Mrs. Louis Staker are parents of a daughter born Sept. 12.

Leron Stone, a baker in the Army, gets 2-3 day pass to allow him to dig his potatoes which amounted to 4 bushels.

Temps dropped to 30 degrees last week.



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