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February 17, 2013
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier


FEB. 13, 2003

Ora Meyer, resident at Parkview Manor, turns 100 on Feb. 9.

Holly Witt & Christopher Cleghorn were married on Oct. 24, 2002.

Jiles Eslinger, 83, Reinbeck, died Feb. 5 at Covenant Medical Center.

Carl M. Dudden, 87, Grundy Center, died Feb. 7 at the Grundy Co. Hospital.


FEB. 1993

Mr. & Mrs. Clarence Arp will observe their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 4.

Beth Hamer, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. James Hamer, has been chosen to audition to perform at the Young Artist Concert on Feb. 28 at the Hearst Center for the Arts in Cedar Falls.


FEB. 1983

Kathy King, Reinbeck, won $500 in the bankroll drawing at Ernie's Super Valu.

A ground and air search for two Morrison men, Cortland Butterfield and James Hood was called off when they were found safe.

Carolyn Sager & Rod Beenken were married on Feb. 4.

Gladys Albert, 86, Reinbeck, died Feb. 16.

Wm. Bogaard, 80, formerly of Reinbeck, died Feb. 13.


FEB. 1973

Dick Keith and Curt Ballard, State Wrestling champs and Jeff Billerbeck placed 5th to give Reinbeck a 2nd place finish in 1973 Class A State Tournament.

Jen "Mike" Jansen, 69, Reinbeck, died Feb. 28 at Parkview Manor.

Mr. & Mrs. Larry Messerly are parents of a son born at Schoitz Hospital.

Lisa DauSchmidt, 7, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Ross DauSchmidt, sustained a serious head injury when she fell from a slide at school. She was taken to Univ. Hospital in Iowa City.

Cecil "Rusty" Robinson has planned a gala celebration at his store on March 7. He is observing 50 years in the business.

Mr. & Mrs. Henry Gladen celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Feb. 24.


FEB. 1963

Roger Harrison was seriously injured when Mexican thugs hit him on the head with a pop bottle.

Theo Brandt, 79, died at his home on Feb. 25.

Mary L Johnson, Waterloo and Gregg Moser announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

Terry Fink and Vicki Johnson were married on Feb. 2 at Lincoln.

Joyce Jacobs of Buckingham, and Don Kittrell announce their engagement.

Mr. & Mrs. Lee Petersen are parents of a daughter born Feb. 25.


FEB. 1953

John Sieh, 68, formerly of Reinbeck, died at Spencer on Feb. 18.

Architects deliver new revised drawings for the proposed Memorial Bldg.

Longtime Traer agent with the Chicago Northwestern Railroad, William Soule, 83, died Feb. 23.

Mr. & Mrs. Bill Vest are parents of a daughter born Feb. 23.


FEB . 1943

Joe C. Johnson is having a closing out sale sectional basketball tournaments to be played at Reinbeck High School on March 3-6.

Mr. & Mrs. Elmer Martens are parents of a daughter born Feb. 4.



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