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April 4, 2014

April 6, 2014
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier

10 YEARS AGO

APRIL 1, 2004

Members of the pool committee cut the price of the pool project from 2.8 to 2.2 million.

Jennifer Lockhart, Reinbeck, has been chosen by Post #242 to attend the annual session of the Iowa American Legion Auxiliary to attend Girl's State to be held June 20-26 on the campus of Iowa State University in Ames.

Five fourth graders from Reinbeck Elementary participated in the 24th annual Knights of Columbus spelling bee held on Sat. Feb. 21 in Cedar Falls. Those participating were: Jakin DeHart, Kayla Holbach, Shawn McCarty, Andy Meyers and Kristen Tessau.

Shelli Smith & Kavin McBride will be married on June 5 at Union Grove Lake.

Shelly Gilbert of Hudson & Ken Fogt, Reinbeck, will be married in June.

Mr. & Mrs. Todd Pekarek, Union, are parents of a son born March 25.

Kate Syhlman, 89, Gladbrook, died March 24 at the Grundy Care Center.

Harry "Butch" See, 70, Tama, died March 16 at Marshalltown Medical Center.

20 YEARS AGO

APRIL 7, 1994

Lori Kaufman & Patrick Knaack will be married April 30 at the United Congregational Church in Reinbeck.

Jason Keller & Betsy Young plan their wedding for June 11 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Williams.

Craig Willer, 42, Reinbeck, died April 2.

Mr. & Mrs. Chad Kickbush, Pleasant Hill, Iowa are parents of a daughter born March 15 in Des Moines.

Mr. & Mrs. Rick Schmidt are parents of a son born April 3.

Vandals made an attack on Reinbeck's Elmwood Park smashing windows, screens and breaking doors.

Rachel Bown, Reinbeck, and Thomas Robinette, Waterloo plan wedding for May 21 at Nazareth Lutheran Church in Cedar Falls.

30 YEARS AGO

APRIL 12, 1984

Airman Jamie Roster, son of Mr. & Mrs. Jim Grupp has completed his basic training at Lackland Air Force base in Texas.

Mr. & Mrs. Dick Dirks, Lincoln, Neb. are parents of a daughter born April 4.

Mr. & Mrs. Randy Ohrt are parents of a daughter born April 7.

Andy Monk & Charles Freitag will attend Boys State in Des Moines June 8-14.

40 YEARS AGO

APRIL 18, 1974

Mr. & Mrs. Dale Hookie have closed the bakery on Main Street.

Don Keith is sworn in as Reinbeck's new postmaster on April 12.

Katie Hauschildt, 84, died April 16 at Westbrook Acres in Gladbrook.

50 YEARS AGO

APRIL 16, 1964

Mary Chalupsky, 94, died April 10 in Vinton.

Patti Collins, daughter of Rev. & Mrs. Robert Collins was named queen of the Crystal Ball at Upper Iowa University in Fayette on April 11.

Robert Davis, 74, Hudson, died April 13.

Reinbeck Town Council adopted a resolution which brings Daylight Saving Time to Reinbeck on Sunday, April 26.

Reinbeck's Pioneer Hi-Bred manager, Wayne Brown, announced that two new buildings will be erected along with a new parking lot.

Janet Kratzer and Bruce Stephan were married on April 8.

60 YEARS AGO

APRIL, 1954

Agnes Struwe, 81, was found dead in her home on April 9.

Dorothy Malcomsen & Ronald Mastain were married April 11.

70 YEARS AGO

APRIL, 1944

Mary Voege, 92, died at her home on April 8.

Richard Billerbeck while working in manual training at the Reinbeck School caught his right hand in a power saw and his first finger was taken off.

 
 

 

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