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August 15, 2014

August 17, 2014
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier

10 YEARS AGO

AUGUST 12, 2004

Touch of Life fund raising raffle tickets are available to benefit the Grundy Co. Memorial Hospital.

Yanury Sieh and Joshua Allen will be married Sept. 4 at the New Life Assembly of God Church in Reinbeck.

Jeremiah Moye won a $1,000 scholarship thru the Iowa Automobile Dealers Foundation for Education.

Jeanette Meester, 84, Holland, died July 31 at her home.

Richard Speers, 74, formerly of Traer, died July 20 in Sun City, Ariz.

Frank Kacer, died August 6 at home in Toledo.

Gertie Schmidt, 89, Grundy Center, died August 8 at the Grundy Co. Memorial Hospital.

20 YEARS AGO

AUGUST 11, 1994

Lincoln Savings Bank recently received an Iowa Bankers Association "Best of Iowa" bank marketing award.

Edythe Watson Christensen, Coronado, Calif. died August 4.

Carl Greiner, 85, Gladbrook, died August 3 from complications of surgery.

Darci Heltibridle and James Opperman were married June 24 at the First Baptist Church in Grundy Center.

Jennifer Brandt and Matt Cooper were married May 21 at the UCC Church in Reinbeck.

Melissa Rohach and Todd Heck were married on June 25.

30 YEARS AGO

AUGUST 16, 1984

Pearl Bowen will celebrate her 100th birthday on August 19.

Janet Coder observes her 94th birthday on August 8.

Reinbeck School classes to begin on August 22.

Lynn McMillian, Traer, and James Waterson, Omaha, Neb. were married on July 28 at Amity Presbyterian Church.

Peni Danielsen & Edward Hancock were married on July 21 at United Church of Christ in Cedar Falls.

Butch Richter ad Darwin Heltibridle, both of Reinbeck, were involved in a head-on collision on the Zaneta Road.

Ruth Slifer, 73, Grundy Center, died August 9 at the Grundy Co. Hospital.

Lida Mertz, 75, Grundy Center, died August 12 at the Grundy Co. Hospital long-term care unit.

40 YEARS AGO

AUGUST 22, 1974

Hattie Shield Estate comes to court for the 2nd time by heirs contesting there were two wills left after her death in 1972.

Sharon Beenken and Roger Marten were married on August 2.

Patricia Tracy & Tom Lorenz were married August 9.

Leisa Gill and Ronald Sanders were married on August 10.

Mr. & Mrs. Dan Robertson are parents of a daughter born August 19.

Joyce Rysdam and the late Verlyn Rysdam had a son born August 13.

50 YEARS AGO

AUGUST, 1964

Enno Stork, 69, died August 12 at the Grundy Hospital.

Ben Fogt, 79, died August 18.

Keith's Cabinet and Drapery Shop is announcing its final close-out on all merchandise.

Reinbeck's Main Street is widened and new sidewalks are being poured.

Mr. & Mrs. Vern Knaack are parents of a daughter born August 13.

Barbara Miller & Harry Wright Ayer were married August 13.

Catherine Hunt of Davenport and Stephen Weiss were married August 8.

Joyce Mohr's 950 lb. Aberdeen Angus was judged Reserve Grand Champion at the Grundy Co. Fair.

60 YEARS AGO

AUGUST, 1954

Martin Juhl is building a new home in the Juhl addition.

Mr. & Mrs. Marshall Shumway's new home west of town will soon be ready.

Mr. & Mrs. Alvin Ohrt are parents of a son born August 15.

Pfc. Lester Thaden has been listed as missing action since Jan. 31, 1943 according to a war department report received by his parents.

Mr. & Mrs. Virgil Nielsen are parents of a son born August 11.

Mr. & Mrs. Herman Burgmeier are parents of a son born August 14.

 
 

 

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