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Looking Back

January 24, 2014

January 26, 2014
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier

10 YEARS AGO

JAN. 22, 2004

Cedar Valley Medical Specialist, Action Post #242 and Son's of the American Legion donated 60 boxes of care items to the troops in Iraq and around the world.

Marie Vileta will celebrate her 90th birthday on Jan. 27.

Miriam Callaway, 95, died Jan. 10 at the Grundy Co. Hospital.

Peter Theodore Meinert, 88, Grundy Center, died Jan. 13 at the Grundy Co. Hospital.

Ethel Kluver, 90, died Jan. 16 at Parkview Manor Nursing Home.

Donald Palmer, 87, Reinbeck, died Jan. 13 at Parkview Manor.

20 YEARS AGO

JAN. 27, 1994

Audrey Plaehn died Jan. 21 at Friendship Village in Waterloo.

Lilas Schmidt, 72, died Jan. 21.

Mr. & Mrs. John Vrbieck, Cedar Rapids, are parents of a son born Jan. 11.

Mr. & Mrs. Bruce Oelschlager are parents of a daughter born Jan. 12.

Mr. & Mrs. Randy Ramundt, Des Moines, are parents of a daughter born Jan. 24.

Mr. & Mrs. Arnold Siemens, Lincoln, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 1.

30 YEARS AGO

FEBRUARY 2, 1984

Mr. & Mrs. Tom Hansen, Reinbeck, are parents of a daughter born Jan. 29.

Mr. & Mrs. Dick OKones are parents of a daughter born Jan. 18.

Alta Groote, 77, Grundy Center, died Jan. 23 at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines.

Jacob Claussen, 77, Grundy Center, died Jan. 23.

Doug Arjes, D.D.S. has left the Reinbeck Family Dental Clinic and Doug Koele, D.D.S. will continue in the office full time.

40 YEARS AGO

FEBRUARY 7, 1974

Louie Schmidt won $900 at Ernie's Super Valu in the bankroll drawing.

A $250,000 lawsuit has been filed in Grundy Co. District Court by Herman Beenken, Morrison, for the estate of his deceased son Dennis who was killed in a car/train accident near Lincoln in l972. The lawsuit also named Michael Porro, his father Pete Porro and the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad as defendants.

50 YEARS AGO

FEBRUARY, 1964

Steve Block received the Reinbeck Lion's Club "Letter of Merit" Award as Teenage Driver of the Month.

Dr. A. B. Ludeking will become an Associate of Dr. Raymond Null in his chiropractic office as of Feb. 10.

Mr. & Mrs. James D. Meester are parents of a son born Feb. 3.

60 YEARS AGO

FEBRUARY, 1954

Mr. & Mrs. Warren Breakenridge are parents of a daughter born Feb. 3.

Herbert Lynch will have a closing out sale on February 9.

70 YEARS AGO

FEBRUARY, 1944

Reinbeck's oldest male citizen, Nealy Anderson observed his 86th birthday on February 1.

The one month old son, Robert Bruce, son of Mr. & Mrs. Ernest Maassen, Lincoln died Jan. 28.

Donald Thiel, while returning to the Vinton School for the Blind, found an envelope containing a sum of money. He turned it in and received a $200 reward as it belonged to a lady traveling on the same bus.

 
 

 

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