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Looking Back

May 19, 2017

May 21, 2017
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier

10 YEARS AGO

May 24, 2017

Jason Appel, Grundy Center, pled guilty to two charges in connection with an Oct. hit and run incident.

Commencement was held on May 20 for sixty-five seniors.

Marta Anderson received her 10 year service award certificate. Marta is a deputy in the Treasurer's Office.

Kathy Heronimus and Brady Bown, both of Dike, announce their upcoming marriage on June 16.

Mr. & Mrs. Vernon Beck will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary.

Edwin Botsford, 81, died May 4 at his home in Woodridge, Ill.

Grundy Center Hospital to get dialysis center.

Mark Burdick makes heroic rescue in Mo. helping 3 young men and one young woman were saved due to his quick thinking.

20 YEARS AGO

MAY 22, 1997

Sixty-one G-R seniors will graduate on May 25.

Mr. & Mrs. Milt Voelker will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on May 31.

Mr. & Mrs. Warren Meewes will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 1.

Mr. & Mrs. Leon Sienknecht will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

Crystal Cook & Matthew Davis were married at the First Presbyterian Church.

David Neil, 36, Reinbeck, died May 17 at his home.

Virginia Stoakes, 89. died May 14 at the Grundy Co. Care Center.

Loretta Heikens, 71, Wellsburg, died May 11 at her home.

Mary Wilson, 89, Traer, died May 11 at Sunrise Hill Care Center in Traer.

30 YEARS AGO

MAY 21, 1987

Joan Ehlers, daughter of George & Carolyn Ehlers, has been named Grundy Co. beef princess for 1987-88.

A former Reinbeck woman, Kathy Soska, has been selected by the Dept. of Natural Resources for her outstanding service to the State of Iowa.

Mr. & Mrs. Wayne Downey will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 10.

Florence Cheeseman, 77, died May 26.

Dena Long, Grundy Center, died May 19.

Dena Conradi, 91, formerly of Dike, died May 20.

Mr. & Mrs. Paul Paton, Seattle, Wash. are parents of a daughter born May 20.

40 YEARS AGO

JUNE 2, 1977

Verlyn Rysdam Memorial Award for outstanding senior athlete was awarded to Brent Scheuman, Judy Creswell and Bill Raney.

First unit of a 3 unit complex is under construction on property owned by Delvin Harms. The units will be constructed mostly of logs.

Mr. & Mrs. Claus Junge will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary on June 3.

Cecil Manley, 57, died May 30 at Schoitz Hospital following a stroke.

Rachel Strohbehn and Gregory Edlund were married May 7.

On May 21 Melissa Hummel broke the Reinbeck school record in the one mile run.

50 YEARS AGO

JUNE 1, L967

Herman Horstman, 61, died May 26.

Beverly Haman was named valedictorian and Barb Bicket was named salutatorian at graduation.

Barb Bicket was crowned queen at Reinbeck Jaycees 1967 safety check.

Janis Bean selected for Girls State by the American Legion Auxiliary.

Velma Raney, 61, died May 27.

Reinbeck's new Iowa Liquor Store on east Main will open soon.

Gretchen Moser & James Swift were married May 27.

Mr. & Mrs. David Bystricky are parents of a son born May 27.

 
 

 

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