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June 8, 2014
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier


JUNE 3, 2004

Phil's Pharmacy II is now open in Hudson.

Governor Vilsack honors school employee Pam Heithoff at a special ceremony for school support staff on May 15 in Des Moines.

Mr. & Mrs. Ryan Folkerts, Reinbeck, are parents of a daughter born May 12.

Deputy Sheriff, Wm. Jorgensen receives 10 year service award.

Mr. & Mrs. Harvey Beenken will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house on June 6th.

Loretta Konicek, 79, Clutier, died May 25 at Covenant Medical Center.

John Sedlacek, 86, Clutier, died May 30 at Grandview Acres Care Center in Toledo.

Elizabeth Stirler, 95, Grundy Center, formerly of Reinbeck, passed away May 26 at Allen Hospital.

Nathan Cowell, Reinbeck, has been awarded scholarships from Buena Vista University for 2004-2005 academic year.


JUNE 23, 1994

Verne Schildroth, 56, Tripoli, died June 15 at Allen Hospital.

Fern Brubaker, rural Reinbeck, will celebrate her 80th birthday on June 26.

Mr. & Mrs. Everett Bown will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on July 1l.

Jeremy Myli earns his rank of Eagle Scout, scouting highest award, on June 26.

Chris Allen and Nicole Vieth, both of Reinbeck, were bike winners at Sandi's Foods.


JUNE 28, 1984

Kurt Youngblut, 22, was pronounced dead at the scene 2 miles south of Reinbeck on June 21 after being electrocuted south of Reinbeck while attempting to raise some high voltage wires so that a round metal grain bin being hauled on a flatbed could pass under.

Cheryl Lehr, Hudson city clerk, since Jan. 1973 submitted her resignation following a state audit of city books and told authorities she has been stealing considerable amounts of money from the city.

Tom Folkerts, 39, Renton, Wash., formerly of Reinbeck, peddled his 18 speed bike 1,760 miles from his home in Wash. to his mother's apartment in Dike.

Kim Marten & James Thede were married June 15.

Ed Heerts, 78, Grundy Center died June 21.


JULY 4, 1974

Floyd Barfels wins $1,500 bankroll at Ernie's Super Valu.

Mr. & Mrs. Lloyd Davis purchased the Vernon Miller home.

Mr. & Mrs. John Hicks of Mt. Vernon, Ill. are parents of a daughter.

Rodney Slessor and Carla Digerness were married in New Brighton, Minn. on June 24.


JULY, 1964

Lillian Moeller, 65, Reinbeck, died July 1.

Henry Helmers, 54, died in a farm accident on June 24.

Francis Grimm resigned as librarian after 11 years of service.

Mr. & Mrs. Charles Slessor are parents of a daughter born June 25.

Mr. & Mrs. Kurt Kelly, Dike, are parents of a daughter born June 29.

Mr. & Mrs. Wm. Heithoff are parents of a son born June 25.

Mr. & Mrs. Larry Sager are parents of a son born June 29.

Mr. & Mrs. Jack Fogt are parents of a son born June 29.


JULY, 1954

Roy Morrison, 61, died June 27.

Carl H. Bean, 81, formerly of Reinbeck, died June 16.

Mayor R.C. Shoup, has secured Harold Wade of Janesville, Iowa at $175 per month.

Pat Frei and George Hoar were married June 24 at the Methodist Church in Reinbeck.

Martha Brandhorst and Claire Watson were married June 25.

Mr. & Mrs. Rodger Redfearn are parents of a son.


JULY, 1944

Esther Dahms, Lincoln, & James Plambeck, Morrison, were married on June 25.

Kathleen Lorenz, Lincoln & PFC. J Quentin Kongsback of West Bend were married on June 26.

The Red Cross has reported that Lt. John Wittgreve is a prisoner of the German Government.

Theo Brandt resigned as school janitor and then was rehired again.

Mr. & Mrs. Harold Dielman are parents of a son born June 25.

Mr. & Mrs. Charles Beckman are parents of a daughter born June 28.



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