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November 1, 2013

November 3, 2013
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier

10 YEARS AGO

OCT. 30, 2003

Gladbrook-Reinbeck district earns $50,000 grant.

United Methodist Church will celebrate the 125th anniversary of its official founding on Sunday, Nov. 2.

Mr. & Mrs. Craig Greiner are parents of a son born Sept. 18.

Shirley Meill, Gladbrook was honored for her volunteering for Cedar Valley Hospice.

Mr. & Mrs. Herman Beenken will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 1.

Arnold D. Pyle, Jr. 87, formerly of Waterloo died Oct. 25.

20 YEARS AGO

OCT. 28, 1993

Mr. & Mrs. Mike Neland of Des Moines are parents of a daughter.

Mr. & Mrs. Curt Hinders of Dysart are parents of a son born Oct. 23.

Serena Hiransomboom and Kip Folkerts were married Sept. 4 in Houston, Texas.

Emma Creswell will be 101 on Nov. 5.

Virgil Eberline, Grundy Center, died Oct. 22 at Allen Hospital.

Joe Arends, New Hartford, died Oct. 17 at his home.

Mr. & Mrs. Herman Beenken will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Nov. 6.

Geoffrey Moser has been named publisher of the Register-Citizen Daily Newspaper at Terington, Conn.

30 YEARS AGO

NOV. 3, 1983

Paula Greiner & Gary Lorenz were married Oct. 22.

Connie Ayers & James Williams were married Oct. 7.

Hattie Nielsen, 80, Dike, died Oct. 29 at her home in Dike.

Tena Duisman, 77, formerly of Dike, died Oct. 31.

Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Simms are parents of a daughter born Oct. 23.

Sheree VanHauen won $400 from bankroll at Ernie's Super Valu.

40 YEARS AGO

NOV. 8, 1973

Town of Reinbeck will have the youngest mayor in its history when Wm. Mark Nash, 25, takes office.

Two men armed with knives and wearing ski masks robbed the home of Vera Neuhalfen. Vera and her daughter came home to discover the robbery in progress. The two ladies were tied up and mouths taped. The burglars left after taking $1,000 in cash & jewelry.

Arnold Beck, 42, Reinbeck died Nov. 6 at Schoitz Hospital.

Jane Juhl sold her beauty shop to Sandy Ellis. Sandy will take over on Nov. 10.

Sara J. Beenken & Randy Christensen were married Oct. 19 at the First Baptist Church in Grundy Center.

Mr. & Mrs. Max Morrow are parents of a daughter born Oct. 26.

Patricia A. Brees & Kenneth R. Smith were married Oct. 27 at the Liscomb Christian Church.

50 YEARS AGO

NOV. 1963

Mr. & Mrs. Chris Stephan are celebrating 27 years as owners and operators of Stephan Bakery.

Rudolph Hoepner, 71, died of a heart attack in Phoenix, Ariz. on Nov. 5.

Rozell Poisal, 91, died at the Traer Convalescent Home on Nov. 1.

Glenda Dido and Victor Devick will be married on Nov. 30.

60 YEARS AGO

NOV. 1953

Reinbeck to have Dale Carnegie Course offered in leadership training.

B.E. Hunter, has been appointed Grundy Co. Representative of the Jr. Bar Association.

Wm. J. Townsend, Morrison, 80, died Nov. 1.

Robert Nash to open a new insurance bookkeeping office in Reinbeck effective Nov. 9.

70 YEARS AGO

NOV. 1943

Richard J. Claussen, 64, died Oct. 30 at his home.

Leo Miller, manager of Reinbeck's Wilson & Co. plant, was transferred to Oelwein as of Nov. 1. Harold Gehler became the new manager.

Lieut & Mrs. H.W. Runft, Lebanon, Tenn. are parents of a daughter born Nov. 4.

 
 

 

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