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May 6, 2016

May 8, 2016
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier


G-R FFA members earn top honors at State FFA Convention.

Grundy Co. Memorial Hospital to hold grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony.

Pool construction is progressing.

Jill Arp & Randy Miller will be married on July 15 in Gladbrook.

Jeanne Washington Holmes 45, Lawndale, Calif., formerly of Cedar Falls, died April 26.


MAY 2, 1996

Mr. & Mrs. Mel Bowen are parents of a daughter born April 15.

Mr. & Mrs. John McMillian, Iowa City, are parents of a daughter born April 25.

Joseph Eiffler and Tara Long were married Feb. 17.

Lulu Flater, 89, Grundy Center, died April 27 at long term care unit at the Grundy Hospital.

Johanna Kruse, 90, Grundy Center, died April 23 at long term care unit in the Grundy Hospital.

Judd Heideman is a member of the Wartburg golf team.


MAY 8, 1986

Vern DauSchmidt, 82, died at a Dr. office of a heart attack on May 1.

Vera Neuhalfen, 67, formerly of Reinbeck, died May 2.

Lawrence Billerbeck, 85, Lincoln, died May 1.

Leona Grenger, 66, Gladbrook, died May 1.

Mr. & Mrs. Bob Emmert celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with a family dinner.


MAY 13, 1976

Workmen began tearing down the rear of the old theatre building. Robert Junge is clearing the lot for parking for his apartment which he is remodeling

Vandals struck the shelter house at Elmwood Park and caused considerable damage.

Oak Leaf Country Club completed a new 28x60 maintenance and storage shed.

Ben Graves, 81, died May 11 of a lengthy illness.

Walter Rohweder, 77, Gladbrook, died May 7 in Rochester.


MAY 12, 1966

Marion Miller to be installed as Worthy Advisor of Reinbeck Rainbow Girls.

J. Robert Johnson, 64, died while mowing his lawn.

John Schmidt, 60, Dike, died May 10.

Delayne Hopkins, Morrison, has been named outstanding chemistry student at Simpson College.

Fifteen acres of asparagus land owned by Cooper Evans was sold to Charles Thesing for $500 per acre.

Nellie Bartruff, 99, died at home on May 6.

Reinbeck School will graduate 49 students.

Mr. & Mrs. Curt Hougan are parents of a daughter born May 9.



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