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February 9, 2014
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier


FEBRUARY 5, 2004

Brad Evenson & Ryan Porath were hired by the city on Oct. 18, 2003.

G-R hosted an open house for the unveiling of the new weight room located near the high school.

Tina Ahlberg was elected to the Board of Directors on the Iowa Onsite Wastewater Association in Des Moines.

Mr. & Mrs Chris Fleshner, Reinbeck, are parents of a daughter born Jan. 18.

Luella Jacobs will be 97 on Feb. 6.

Kasey A. O'Hara and Ryan C. Schulz, both of Waterloo, will be married April 30 on Sanibel Island in Florida.


FEB. 1994

Thomas Campbell, 54, Reinbeck, died Feb. 8.

Ella Ralston, 88, Morrison, passed away Feb. 7.

Donald Brandhorst, 72, died Feb. 6. Momma Mia's, Reinbeck's newest business, is now open on Main Street.


FEB.. 16, 1984

Mr. & Mrs. Gail Snyder, Reinbeck, are parents of a daughter born Feb. 9.

Mr. & Mrs. Jim Freed, Grundy Center, are parents of a daughter born Feb. 4.

Mr. & Mrs. Gary Hamblen of Ridgecrest, Calif. are parents of a son born Feb . 12.

Esther Hockemeyer, 66, Reinbeck, died Feb. 10 at Parkview Manor.

Aid Association for Lutherans along with the Osage Branch of AAL raised a total $3,533. for the Coles family. Osage's portion was $1,688, Reinbeck, portion was $1,834 and AAL then matched the funds making a total of $7,044. The Coles are parents of triplet girls.

Cindy Tripp & Daryl Dreesman announce their upcoming wedding on April 20.

Connie Biggs & Curt Harris plan a June 16 wedding in Webster City.


FEB. 21, 1974

Emil C. Willer, 75, Reinbeck, died Feb. 16 at Schoitz Hospital.

Bertha Eslinger, 89, Reinbeck died Feb. 14 at Schoitz Hospital.

Donna Harrison and Bill Dinsdale were married Feb. 16 at the United Church of Christ in Reinbeck.


FEB . 1964

Mable Smith, 88, Reinbeck, died Feb. 16 at her son's home in Knoxville.

Robert Plager, 79, Grundy Center, died Feb. 15.

Mr. & Mrs. Richard Mulder, Denver Colo. are parents of a daughter born Feb. 14.

Mr. & Mrs. Robert Ohrt, Cedar Falls, are parents of a son born Feb. 14.

Burdette Jans, Cedar Falls, is having a closing out sale on Feb. 22.


FEB. 1954

The terms of Roger DeWolf and B. Lyle Robinson as school board directors has expired.

Menhardt Freiling, Reinbeck, missed the wood he was chopping and received an ugly gash on his left ankle requiring stitches.

Reinbeck Fire Dept. received six fire calls of which four were grass fires on the farms of Lawrence Rohach, Robert Jackson, Perry Wiley and Roger Thede.

Mrs. William Samo, 75, died Feb. 16.


FEB . 1944

Ellen DeWolf, 31, died Feb. 15 at her home.

Wava Albert, has ceased employment at Lincoln Savings Bank of seven years and goes to Detroit.

Prentiss Mettlin announced that he has purchased the entire stock and business of the Marts Feed Store.



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