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May 13, 2016

May 15, 2016
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier

10 YEARS AGO

MAY 11, 2006

Masonic Coin Lodge 394 present 50 year certificate to Don Gurney.

Computer malfunction causes sewage problems on Black Hawk Creek.

G-R track team, consisting of Abby Johnson, Taylor Peterson, Nikki Vieth, & Bryndee Boheman, set new school record for the 4 x 800 meter relay team.

Melissa Volkens and Tyler Blohm will be married July 1 at United Church of Christ.

Brenda K. Bureker & Kevin Jones, both of Grand Junction, Colo., will be married May 27 in Fort Collins, Colo.

Nathanael Aneweer graduates from basic training at Lakeland AF Base in San Antonio, Texas.

Clarence J. Schmidt, 93, Austin, Texas died May 1 at St. Mary's in Rochester, Minn.

Lucille Snow, 93, Reinbeck, died May 2 at Parkview Manor.

Donald L. Harrison, Sr. 67, Reinbeck, died April 18 at Apache Junction, Ariz.

Harold Mutch died May 5 in Grundy Center.

20 YEARS AGO

MAY 9, 1996

Grundy Co. Sheriff's office receives a $2,000 grant to address safety issues.

G-R baseball team will go to Minneapolis June 7 to play in the Metrodome.

Nelson Sager, 81, Reinbeck, died May 2 at the Vets Hospital in Iowa City.

Wilma Claussen, 90, Reinbeck, died May 5 at Parkview Manor.

Edna Koobs, 93, Grundy Center, died at long-term care unit in Grundy.

30 YEARS AGO

MAY 15, 1986

Ralph Peterson, 72, Grundy Center, died May 10.

Donald Graves has been commissioned 2nd Lt. in the Air Force. He graduated from officer school at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas.

Paul Grace, 72, Grundy Center, died May 8.

Helena Tack, 84, Grundy Center, died May 8.

Mr. & Mrs. Don Diehm are parents of a daughter.

Mr. & Mrs. Mike Bowen are parents of a daughter.

Mr. & Mrs. Dennis Gienger, Gladbrook, are parents of a son born May 5.

Mr. & Mrs. Richard Bowen, are parents of a son born May 6.

40 YEARS AGO

MAY 13, 1976

T. Cooper Evans, State Representative, will be the commencement speaker for 48 graduating seniors.

Tom Emmett, Jr. graduated from U of Iowa medical school. He will serve a three year residency in internal medicine at the University of Indiana Hospital.

Richard Fogt, 35, Reinbeck, died at University Hospital in Minneapolis on March 15 following a lengthy illness.

Janice Wrage & Jerry Schulz were married on May 8 at Peace United Church in Gladbrook.

Ingeborg Larsen, 88, died May 15 at Roberts Care Center in Waterloo.

Howard White & Sons and Hoeg & Ames celebrate the grand opening of their new warehouse and office in Lincoln.

50 YEARS AGO

MAY 19, 1966

Tom Lorenz & David Dirks were chosen to attend Boys State by Action Post #242 of the American Legion.

Mrs. Guy Watson, 55, died May 12 at the Grundy Hospital.

Robert Williams who has been assistant pastor at United Church of Christ has accepted a pastorate at Central City.

Janet Barfels to represent Reinbeck School at East Iowa Bank Festival in Cedar Rapids.

Paul Bettenga, Grundy Co. Treasurer, lost his car to a fire on his way to work.

Dr. & Mrs. J.R. Jacquis, Cedar Falls, are parents of a daughter born May 4.

Mr. & Mrs. Phil Robert are parents of a son born May 13.

Gail Keller and Joe D. Clapp were married May 13.

Maude Ross, 83, died May 15 in Buckingham.

 
 

 

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