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Looking Back

December 1, 2017

December 3, 2017
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier

10 YEARS AGO

DEC. 6, 2007

Ribbon cutting ceremony held at LSB recently renovated building next door to the main office.

Alvin P. Storey, 93, Hudson, died at Manor Care in Waterloo on Nov. 26.

Eunice Ladehoff, 92, Gladbrook, died Nov. 29 at Westbrook Acres Care Center.

20 YEARS AGO

DEC. 4, 1997

G-R Chapter of Dollars for Scholars is sponsoring a holiday tour of homes. Homes toured were Randy & Cindy Ohrt, Dennis & Teri Rokusek, David & Denice Peterson, Jim & Melinda Smoldt & Beth Thompson.

Grundy Co. accepts two resignations-Shirley Klar and David Trimble.

Marjorie Buzzard, 75, died Nov. 27 at Parkview.

Milbert Anderson, 80, died Nov. 16 in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Maxine Lorenz, 80, Reinbeck, died Dec. 1 at her home.

Rosalie Egnew, 91, Gladbrook, died Nov. 28 at Westbrook Acres.

Nellie Heltibridle, 86, Grundy Center, died Nov. 28.

30 YEARS AGO

DEC. 10, 1987

Mr. & Mrs. Mike Jans are parents of a son born Nov. 30.

Mr. & Mrs. Jim Bicket are parents of a son born Dec. 3.

Mr. & Mrs. Dan Brooks are parents of a daughter born Dec. 8.

Hilda Ferguson, 89, died Dec. 7.

Iowa's youngest recipient of a heart transplant Marissa Getting, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Robert Getting, was released from University of Iowa 40 days after receiving a new heart.

40 YEARS AGO

DEC. 1977

An early winter blizzard placed the area in a deep freeze and piled up huge drifts. Schools were closed for five days.

Mr. & Mrs. Robert Wren are parents of a son born Dec. 16. His parents and Dr. Verduyn spent 1 1/2 hours in a 4 wheel drive vehicle to get to the hospital.

Mr. & Mrs. Richard Rickert are parents of a daughter born Dec. 10.

Ernest Frier, 69, died Dec. 13 of a heart attack.

A quantity of drugs and several watches were stolen in a break in at Manley Drug Store in Grundy Center. Value was more than $1,000.

50 YEARS AGO

DEC, 14, 1967

Reinbeck Commercial Club elect 5 new directors: Paul Ehrig, Robert Rickert, Forest Raney, Curt Adair and Helga Staker. Other members are Norma Thede, Robert Beard, Charles Wildman and Willis Stickfort.

Gustav Martens, 80, Lincoln, died Dec. 8 at his home.

First snow fell around the Reinbeck area.

Wm. Boswell, 43, formerly of Reinbeck, has been named assistant director of the Iowa State Conservation Commission.

Wm. Wagner, son of Prof and & Mrs. Guy Wagner of Cedar Falls, to receive his Ph.D. in Business Logistics on Dec. 15.

Bertha Bern, 86, died Dec. 12.

 
 

 

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