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Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier


MARCH 13, 2003

Barb Ehrig won a years supply of bananas from Trunck's in a drawing from Affiliated Foods and Dole's Foods.

New signs proposed for Reinbeck placement hopefully by early summer.

Two Reinbeck youths, Matthew Silver and Lexi Hach have been chosen to travel to Honduras on a Mission Trip.

Matthew Diehm, 23, Reinbeck, was killed on March 4 when a skid type loader he was using overturned in a ditch near Dike.

Grundy Co. Heritage Museum celebrates its 24th anniversary with an open house on March 16 at the museum in Morrison.

LSB announces two local staff promotions-Carol Petersen has been promoted to Sr. Vice President/Cashier and Nancy Lauterbach has been promoted to Assistant Vice-President/Operation Manager.

James "Howard" O'Connor, 87, died March 7 at the VA Center in Knoxville.

Kenneth Barnes, 78, Reinbeck, died March 7 at his home.

Larry Teske, 62, Grundy Center, died March 4 at the Grundy Co. Hospital.


MARCH, 1993

Walter Folkerts, 78, Reinbeck, died at Covenant Medical Center from complications following a stroke.

Dorothy Billerbeck will be honored on her 90th birthday with an open house on March 21.

Mr. & Mrs. Mike Held, LaPorte City, celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on March23.

Janet Hilt and Greg Trepp announce their approaching marriage on April 3.

Patricia Rhoads and Kent Wulf announce their approaching marriage on May 14.

Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Nelson are parents of a daughter born Feb . 27.

Mr. & Mrs. Steve McIntyre are parents of a daughter born March 3.


MARCH, 1983

Herb Hamann, 77, Gladbrook, died at Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines.

Mr. & Mrs. Ron Petersen are parents of a daughter born March 10.

Mr. & Mrs. Matthew Johnson, Washburn, are parents of a son born March 7.

Jeff Nelson & Irene Holzworth announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

Lori Lindaman & Greg Sharp announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

JoAnne Slessor and Michael DeLaHunt were married recently.

Rich Lockhart & Dee Koch, both of Reinbeck, announce their approaching marriage.


MARCH 22, 1973

Blackwood Gospel Music Singers will perform on March 29 at the United Congregational Church.

Linda Rhoades and Dean Thede were married on March 10 at the U.C.C. Church.

Reinbeck High School will present Bye Bye Birdie on March 30-31.

Emil Schlicht, 72, died at Schoitz Hospital of a heart condition.

Mrs. Joe Benson, 82, Dike, died March 18 at Sartori Hospital.

Joe Drinovsky, 81, Traer, died March 13 of a heart attack at his home.


MARCH, 1963

Shirley Lovell, Reinbeck, has pledged the New Sigma Phi Sorority at UNI.

Mr. & Mrs. Darrell Barfels, Waterloo, are parents of a son born March 18.

Mr. & Mrs. James Ohrt, Cedar Falls, are parents of a daughter born March 15.

Mr. & Mrs. Melvin Volker are parents of a daughter born March 16.

MARCH, 1953


Firemen were called to Bolson Milles home to find an electric heater had over heated and caused a small blaze.

Roger Schelling lost 12 sows and 89 pigs in a fire that destroy a hog house on March 19 at the Willis Plaehn farm north of Reinbeck.

Wendell Smith, 37, brother of Wayne Smith, Reinbeck jeweler, was killed in a car-train accident on March 14.

Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Albert are parents of a son born March 16.

Mr. & Mrs. Ray Lorenz are parents of a daughter born March 14.

Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Rohach are parents of a son born March 18.

Betty Vogt, Reinbeck, became the bride of 3C Raymond Hachs in Calif. on March 7.


MARCH, 1943

Lindsay Keith leaves school board after 12 years. His successor is W.L. Wilkinson. Lloyd Ohrt was named President.

Mr. & Mrs. Daune Jans are parents of a daughter born March 14.

Lester Marts has purchased thirteen acres of ground across the street west and north of the cemetery for $1,600.



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