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Looking Back

June 3, 2016

June 5, 2016
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier

10 YEARS AGO JUNE 1, 2006

G-R accept Relay For Life Challenge in Tama County.

Preschool moves to Reinbeck Elementary for classes.

Rachel Fogt & Blake Shepherd, both of West Des Moines, were married.

Mr. & Mrs. Leonard Mumm will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 4.

Christopher J. Roberts, 57, Reinbeck, died May 27 at the Grundy Hospital.

G-R kids hold last accelerated reading program on May 18.

20 YEARS AGO

MAY 30, 1996

Grundy Co. Health Connection is planning to revive the Felix-Grundy 5/10k run as part of the employee wellness program for 1996.

G-R commencement held on May 26 with 53 seniors graduating.

Gordon Cranston, 59, Grundy Center, died May 26 at his home.

Mr. & Mrs. Kyle Schuman are parents of a son born May 6.

Mr. & Mrs. Larry Petersen will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on June 8.

Janeen Husman & Paul Andorf announce their upcoming wedding on July 27.

Mary Chizek celebrated her 90th birthday with family & friends.

30 YEARS AGO

JUNE 5, 1986

Bruce Oelschlager, son of Gary & Alice, was recently named winner of the 1986 DeKalb Agricultural Accomplishment Award.

Mr. & Mrs. Harold Wieben were surprised on May 31 to celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary.

Mr. & Mrs. Gene Graveman celebrated their 25th wedding. They were married June 18, 1961.

Don Tschirgi, 71, Plainview, Texas, formerly of Reinbeck, died May 29 after a brief illness.

Mr. & Mrs. James Arnold, Waterloo, are parents of a son born May 20.

40 YEARS AGO

JUNE 10, 1976

Rita Stephens & Tracy Wentzien were selected to participate in the 4-H Citizen Ambassador Program in eight European countries.

Victoria Volkens & Steve Truhy were married May 26 at St. John's Lutheran Church.

Vicki Maurer & James Ehlers were married May 22 in Independence.

Johnny Beck, 80, former Reinbeck farmer, died in Springfield, Mo.

Nine people were injured in a 2 car collision on June 3 when Betty Habben with 3 passengers and Arlen Anderson with 4 passengers collided at a gravel road intersection.

50 YEARS AGO

JUNE 9, 1966

Dr. Schuldt, Methodist Pastor, will retire on June 12 and a new pastor will be appointed.

Sue Berner is improving after heart surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester.

Mrs. Kenneth Gethman, 59, Gladbrook, was killed in a car accident on Hwy 64 south of Marshalltown.

Wm. Kelley was presented a 50 year certificate as a Mason member.

Eva Drake suffered a heart attack.

Henry Buhmann, 82, died June 5 at Allen Convalescent Home.

 
 

 

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