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December 2, 2016

December 4, 2016
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier

10 YEARS AGO

DEC. 7, 2006

Leaf ordinance will be enforced,

Reinbeck Elementary Student Council holds food drive in conjunction with Red Ribbon Week.

Better Business Bureau issue loan scam warning.

Cedar Valley Hospice Tree of Love ceremony is set for Dec. 10.

Jillian Freed & Andrew Troxel will be married on Jan. 5, 2007 in Analska, Wisc.

Mary Wrage, 46, died Nov. 25 at Mayo Clinic.

Donald Kopsa, 78, Grundy Center, died Nov. 25 at Allen Hospital.

Alice Fink, 88, Gladbrook, died Nov. 30 at Westbrook Acres in Gladbrook.

Audrey Dudolski, 80, died Nov. 28 at Parkview Manor.

Lucy Abels, 88, Holland, died Nov. 30 at the Grundy Hospital.

20 YEARS AGO

DEC. 5, 1996

Farmers coop receives $284,000 in dividends at annual meeting held on Nov. 25.

New Iowa License plates to come out on Jan. 2, 1997.

Jack Ramsey, Lincoln, is "Citizen of the Year" nominated by the Lincoln Commercial Club.

Anna Oltman, 71, Grundy Center, died Nov. 30 at the Grundy Hospital.

Ralph Bolt, 80, Reinbeck, died Nov. 28 at Covenant Medical Center.

Lee A Knutsen, 22, Reinbeck, died Nov. 26 at his parents home in Cedar Rapids.

Mr. & Mrs. Mike Paige are parents of a daughter born Nov. 20.

Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Runde are parents of a son born Nov. 21.

Mr. & Mrs. Lonn Koch are parents of a daughter born Nov. 26.

Mr. & Mrs. Art Manfull, Traer, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Dec. 15.

Mr. & Mrs. R.M. Van Hausen, Parkersburg, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 15.

Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Marken, Grundy Center, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 15.

30 YEARS AGO

DEC. 11, 1986

Mr. & Mrs. David Bownes, Morrison, are parents of a daughter born Nov. 20.

Mr. & Mrs. Paul Strohbehn are parents of a son born Nov. 28.

Mr. & Mrs. Clarence Storjohann, Gladbrook, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 30.

Clayton Burdick & Anna Thompson were married Dec. 21.

Beth Larsen won $10,000 on a cold cash ticket at Kenny's Food in Reinbeck.

D.L. Rasmussen, 78, Reinbeck, died Dec. 9.

40 YEARS AGO

DEC. 16, 1976

Fifty voice Reinbeck Community Chorus will present their annual Christmas cantata at the Methodist Church on Dec. 19.

A new organization, Historical Collections of Grundy County, continues to grow each week and membership now exceeds 100.

Melvin Neil, 62, formerly of Reinbeck, was buried on Dec. 13.

Elma Schmitt, 82, Waterloo, formerly of Reinbeck, was buried Dec. 15.

Jerry Willer, Reinbeck, is a member of the Wartburg College 76-77 wrestling team.

Mr. & Mrs. Tom Jacobsen, Cedar Falls, are parents of a daughter born Dec. 13.

Jack Hansen, Hudson, was named one of the five Iowa Distinguished dairymen for 1976.

50 YEARS AGO

DEC. 15, 1965

Gary Frahm won the first 250 lap endurance race held at Ballard's Raceway.

Carol Stone, Charles Wildman and Willis Stickfort are the new members elected to Reinbeck Commercial Club Board of Directors.

Henry Beenken, 77, Grundy Center, died Dec. 7.

Mr. & Mrs. Donn Lorenzen, Cedar Falls, are parents of a daughter born Nov. 16.

Harold Ehlers, 57, Raymond, died Dec. 12 of a heart attack.

 
 

 

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