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June 20, 2014

June 20, 2014
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier

10 YEARS AGO

JUNE 17, 2014

American Cancer Relay for Life is set for June 18 in Dike at the high school track.

Amber Bru and Brandon Krusey are engaged to be married on July 10 at Salem Church in Lincoln.

Amy Hall & Steven McHenry, Jr. were married May 15 at the United Methodist Church.

Mr. & Mrs. Donald Tomlinson, Traer, will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary on June 27 with a family dinner.

Wes Beenken & Sue Meester are parents of a daughter born May 18.

Jean Thoren was presented with a 15 year service award. Jean is a deputy at the Auditor's office.

Donald "Pete" Petersen, 82, Reinbeck, died June 10 at the Floyd Co. Hospital in Charles City.

Virginia Petersen, 94, Clear Lake, formerly of Traer, died June 8.

Eldon Rindels, 77, Dike, died June 7 at Allen Hospital.

Dave Wambold has completed a three week study abroad.

Olivia Freitag, Reinbeck, has been chosen as the Ramsey Scholarship Recipient for 2004-2005 dance season.

20 YEARS AGO

JUNE 19, 1994

Debra Moore, Reinbeck, and Mark Olesen, Waterloo, were married on April 30.

Stephanie Creswell, Reinbeck, and Benjamin Goos, Gladbrook, are engaged to be married on Aug. 13 at the Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook.

Fern Brubaker will celebrate her 80th birthday on June 29 with an open house.

30 YEARS AGO

JUNE 21, 1984

Last Sunday afternoon a violent spring storm raced through Reinbeck leaving considerable damage.

Mr. & Mrs. Everett Bowen will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married July 1, 1934.

Kelly Huss, Cedar Falls and Jon Bachman, Reinbeck, were married May 26.

Margaret McCreary, 82, Reinbeck, died June 15.

Dena Siemen, 83, Grundy Center, died June 15.

Hannah Harberts, 90, Grundy Center, died June 13.

Leila Mitchell, 77, Grundy Center, died June 14.

40 YEARS AGO

JUNE 27, 1974

Severe storms and tornado like winds, rain in excess of 6" causing extensive flooding and washout of bridges.

Mr. & Mrs. Gary Mitchell have purchased Bolin's Flower Shop and Greenhouse.

Mr. & Mrs. Gary Mitchell sold their home to Marvin Long, Waterloo, for $18,000.

Nyola Anderson and Melvin Thede exchanged vows on June 22.

Mr. & Mrs. Michael Bwol narrowly escaped serious injury when their pickup flipped after hitting a washout caused by the storm.

Jane Bicket & Scott Brees were married June 15.

Mr. & Mrs. Ray Bonacker will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 30.

Alice Ingols, 75, died June 24 at Allen Hospital.

Lisa Lorenz was named Queen of Reinbeck Town & Country Saddle Show.

D.E. Richter announced the arrival of a buffalo calf, the first one born in Grundy Co. in many decades.

50 YEARS AGO

JUNE, 1964

Helga Staker will open a new fabric shop located on Main St.

Mr. & Mrs. Keith Smith, owners of Keith's Kabinet Shop are moving to Orient, Iowa where Keith will resume teaching as a music instructor.

Rita Mitchell was crowned Miss Tama Co. on June 19. Joyce Block, Reinbeck, was first runner-up and Caroline Nederoff, Wellsburg, as 2nd runner-up.

Tornado like winds did some damage to Bert Saltou farm east of Reinbeck.

Dr. Edwin Reedholm, 48, Grundy Center physician, died of a heart attack on June 20.

Edward Cummings, 62, Buckingham, died June 20.

Robert Beard, 26, is the new attorney at the Roger DeWolf Law office.

Henry Helmers, Reinbeck, was killed while baling hay on his farm.

60 YEARS AGO

JUNE, 1954

Mr. & Mrs. Lyle Hildebrand sold their rental house to Mr. & Mrs. Eugene Stone for $2,500.

Marian Philp and Donn Lorenzen were married June 20.

St. John's Lutheran Church observes 75 years.

Mr. & Mrs. M. J. Tandy observed their 25th wedding anniversary on June 26.

Mr. & Mrs. Wayne Lear, Lincoln, are parents of a daughter born June 20.

Mr. & Mrs. Irwin Heller are parents of a son born June 22.

Mary J. Mitchell & Harold Voss were married June 18.

Rosemary Bantle & Robert C. Shoup were married on June 19.

70 YEARS AGO

JUNE, 1944

Eloise Ohrt and Fed Keller, Jr. were married June 21.

Reinbeck Post Office is slated to become a 2nd class office.

Mr. & Mrs. Roger Thede are parents of a son born June 16.

Mr. & Mrs. Duane Jans are parents of a daughter born June 18.

Mr. & Mrs. Paul Schaaf of Comanche, Iowa are parents of a son born June 16.

 
 

 

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