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Looking Back ~ From the Archives of the Reinbeck Courier-By Laura Beard

January 16, 2020
Reinbeck Courier
10 YEARS AGO FEB. 4. 2010 February is American heart month. Heart disease is America’s #1 killer. Cydney Rose Pease daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Peter Pease, Reinbeck has been selected to represent her community in the National Leaders State Conference Feb. 18 to Feb. 21 in Des Moines. Shower of Gifts, a memorial to Travis Vaughn was held to honor Travis. Vern “Bud” Brandt, 85, Reinbeck, died Jan. 25 at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home in Waterloo .Sarah Pakola, was selected as Iowa Premier Pork Youth Ambassador. 20 YEARS AGO FEB. 3, 2000 Fourteen dedicated community members have been trained to serve as reading tutors at Reinbeck Elementary School to help students improve their reading skills. Emil Vogt 82, formerly of Dinsdale died Jan 23 at King, WS. Darlene Hudson, 71, Clinton, died Jan. 25 in Rochester, MN. Earl Fleener, 89, Grundy Center, died Jan. 17 at Grundy Care Center. James Wilson, 78, Traer, died Jan. 27 at Grundy Co. Hospital. George Klein 78, Grundy Center, died Jan. 30 at Grundy Hospital. Dale Fink, Macon, MO. died Jan. 19 at the Vets Hospital in Columbia, MO. Mr. & Mrs. Roger Kiewiet will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on Feb. 290. 30 YEARS AGO FEB. 25, 1990 Reinbeck’s oldest citizen Isabelle Claussen, 105, died Feb. 9. Michelle Ewers & G. Andrew Monk were married on Dec . 30. Mr. & Mrs. Craig Reinking are parents of a daughter born Feb. 2. Mr. & Mrs. Scott Harms are parents of a daughter born Feb. 4. Mr. & Mrs. David Owens, New Hartford, are parents of a son born Feb. 4. Eleanor Willer, 63. Reinbeck, died at her home on Feb. 9 after chocking on a piece of meat. Elwynn Mauck, 79, Reinbeck, died Feb. 10. 40 YEARS AGO FEB. 21, 1980 Eric Swaney was appointed to fill vacancy on City Council created by the death of Don Petersen. Fire gutted the Reinbeck Vet Clinic Office. The building was undergoing repairs caused by damage when a car struck it several weeks earlier. Thieves entered the George Schildroth home northwest of Reinbeck and made off with some household appliances and cash Both drivers escaped severe injuries when their pickups collided on D-53 South of Reinbeck. Drivers were Mike Staker and Pat McCreery of Gladbrook. Reinbeck girls basketball team advance to district after winning the sectional games 64-62 50 YEARS AGO FEB. 19; 1970 23 new voting machines arrived in Grundy Co, Mr. & Mrs. Wm. Craig will observe their 50th wedding on Feb. 22. Myrtle Ritchey, 74, died Feb. 27 at Schoitz Holspital. Vicky Paige & Seven Arends were married Feb. 24 at Reinbeck Pres. Church. Beryl Manlick & Dale storjohann cut down some diseased trees at Elmwood Park.



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