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March 16, 2014
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier


MARCH 11, 2004

Grundy County Sheriff, Rick Penning, is seeking re-election for the office of Sheriff.

Mr. & Mrs. Robert Beenken will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 20 at the Lincoln Amvet Hall.

Antko Clapp, 80, Cedar Falls, formerly of Reinbeck, died Feb. 25 at Allen Hospital.

Gertrude Hoodjer, 80, Wellsburg, died March 4 from injuries sustained in a car accident.

Harvey Getting, 85, Grundy Center, died March 1 at Allen Hospital.

Irene R. Meyer, 72, Holland, died March 4 at the Cedar Valley Hospice House in Waterloo.


MARCH 17, 1994

Mr. & Mrs. Mike Tessau are parents of a daughter born March 12.

Mr. & Mrs. Shane VanHauen are parents of a son born March 6.

Lizzie Karkosh, 84, Reinbeck, died March 9.

Perry Petersen, 34, formerly of Reinbeck, died March 10.

Alice Deike, 70, Wellsburg, died March 9 at the Grundy Co. Memorial Hospital.

Sarah Mooty, 94, Grundy Center, died March 11 at the Grundy Care Center.

Harold King, 76, Reinbeck, died March 12 at Allen Hospital.

Julie Hummel & Mike Petersen announce their plans for April 23 wedding at St. John's Lutheran Church in Reinbeck.


MARCH 22, 1984

Cheryl Babinat was selected as Blackhawk Co. Pork Queen.

Mr. & Mrs. Bruce Steffen, Morrison, are parents of a son born March 13.

Mr. & Mrs. Joel Griner of Belmond are parents of a daughter born March 16.

R. O. Aiken, 95, Grundy Center, died March 13.

Jerry McIntyre, Reinbeck, won $500 bankroll at Ernie's Super Valu.

Ethel Ingols will celebrate her 98th birthday on March 24 at Parkview Manor.

Gwen Ubben & Jeff Bown plan a wedding for May 18 at the United Methodist Church in Hudson.

Kimberlie Martin & James Thede plan June 15 wedding.

Jodi Schildroth and Rachel Mittler earned Division I ratings at state speech contest held in Charles City on March 17.


MARCH 28, 1974

Vicki Storjohann daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Harold Storjohann, was named Grundy Co. Pork Queen.

Rebecca Bartusch and Alan Fisk were married March 16 in Lodi, Wis.

James Matheson, 61, Hudson, died of heart attack.

Mr. & Mrs. Dennis Willer are parents of a son born March 22.

Laura Sindt Estate and Albert Hoeppner household sale to be held on March 30.


MARCH, 1964

George Weseman, Grundy Center has purchased the Wayne Cook house on a farm just of west of Reinbeck and started moving the house to its new location 4 miles north of Grundy Center.

Hugo Nissen, 73, died March 22 at the Grundy Co. Hospital,

Mr. & Mrs. Ross Frahm are parents of a daughter born March 23.

Mr. & Mrs. Dean Nelson are parents of a son born May 24.

The newly formed Jaycee Chapter will have its Charter Night Banquet on April 4.


MARCH, 1954

C. Kenneth Robinson has been elected as President of the Reinbeck Commercial Club.

Elmer Linder and Lucille Ryan, owners of the Skyway Supper Club have purchased the building from which they operate from Carl Frier for $2,500.

Pioneer Hi-Bred Corn Co. has sold the old Wm. Snow house to Martin Juhl for $200. Pioneer plans to use the ground for expansion.

Barbara J. Bloom of Ames and Glen DauSchmidt, Reinbeck were married on March 20.


MARCH, 1944

Sgt. George Shatzer, formerly of Reinbeck, has been missing in action since Feb. 22.

Bob Bicket, stationed in N.C. mailed a gift ring to Connie Harris labeled "Don't open until Christmas." On March 18 Chris Petersen was cleaning around the house and found the ring wrapped up in a coal chute.

Marlys Groenwald of Reinbeck and Fred Sharp were married March 19.

George Dukes, 70 retired Chicago Great Western agent, died of a heart attack on March 17.

Mr. & Mrs. Bruce Cribbs are parents of a daughter born March 13.

Mr. & Mrs. Herman Horstman are parents of a daughter born March 20.



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