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December 27, 2013

December 29, 2013
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier

10 YEARS AGO

DEC. 25, 2003

Melissa Wood and her two daughters lost their home and all of their belongings including all Christmas presents on Dec. 13 due to a fire.

Mr. & Mrs. Gary Lorenz are parents of a daughter born Nov. 7.

Larry Rohach, board member of the Grundy Co. REC, has been elected to serve as a State Board member of the Iowa Association in Des Moines.

Josie Lemke received her BSN nursing pin on Dec. 13 at Grand View College in Des Moines.

Alice L. Delfs, 88, Cedar Falls, died Dec. 20 at Sartori Hospital.

Myrna Freed, 76, Grundy Center, died Dec. 15 at the Grundy Care Center.

20 YEARS AGO

DEC. 30, 1993

Mr. & Mrs. Lyle Steffen are observing their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 5.

Dawn Meester, Dike, and Kevin Zandberg of British Columbia, Canada, will be married on August 3, 1994.

Elizabeth Dooley, 69, formerly of Reinbeck, died Dec. 28 in Waverly.

Fred Smith, 70, Grundy Center, died Dec. 19.

Aric Stickfort became a certified paramedic in June, 1992. He is also a member of the Reinbeck Fire Dept.

Beth Hamer daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Jim Hamer, a G-R senior, has been appointed to the U.S. Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, Colo.

30 YEARS AGO

JAN. 5, 1984

Helen Wescott, 82, Beaman, died Dec. 25.

Ted Berner, son of Mr. & Mrs. Ray Berner, Traer, received his Masters Degree in zoology from Ohio State University on Dec. 9 in Columbus, Ohio.

Verne Eberline, Wellsburg, was named Chairman of the Board of Supervisors.

40 YEARS AGO

JAN. 10, 1974

Dale Hookie, new owner of Reinbeck's Bakery "Baker's Oven" is now open for business on Main St.

The youngest mayor, Mark Nash, was administered the oath of office by City Clerk/Attorney Robert Beard on Jan. 2.

Bertha Engel, 90, Reinbeck, died Jan. 6 at Parkview Manor.

Adolph Dahms, 86, Gladbrook, died unexpectedly at his home on Jan. 2.

Mr. & Mrs. Albert Dierks, S., Gladbrook, will observe their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 20.

Jean Jans and Donald A. Jansen were married Jan. 5 at the United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Clifford Green, 63, Grundy Center, died Dec. 31 in Rochester, Minn.

Teresa Kibik, 83, Traer, died Jan. 4 at Sunrise Hill Care Center in Traer.

50 YEARS AGO

JAN. 1964

Henry Willert, 89, former Reinbeck Marshall, died Jan. 4.

Vicki Thede to be installed by Assembly #100 Order for Rainbow for Girls, as Worthy Advisor on Jan. 12.

Lillian Aswegan, 45, Dike, died Jan. 6.

Clara E. Shellenberger, 77, formerly of Dinsdale, died Jan. 5.

Mr. & Mrs. John Wieben to observe their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 14.

Mary Bern and Norris Schuman were married on Dec. 28.

Mr. & Mrs. Art Koht are parents of a son born Dec. 30.

Mr. & Mrs. Carl Schick are parents of a son born Jan. 5.

60 YEARS AGO

JAN. 1954

Louisa Porter, 86, died Jan. 7.

Everett Wrage, 20, passed the Air Cadet exams.

Mr. & Mrs. Leo Lutterman are parents of a daughter born Jan. 3.

Mr. & Mrs. Geo Dierks, Hudson, are parents of twin boys born Dec. 31.

70 YEARS AGO

JAN. 1944

Seventy-five men are now enlisted in the Armed Forces.

Bertha Ehlers and Lyle Steffen were married on Jan. 5.

Frances M. Petersen & Jay C. Paulsen were married Dec. 31.

Mr. & Mrs. Lloyd Kratzer, Keota, are parents of a daughter born Dec. 26.

 
 

 

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