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March 22, 2013

March 20, 2013
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier


MARCH 20, 2003

Nancy Gardner receives National Recognition Award for reading education. She was awarded Reading Renaissance Learning Award.

Mr. & Mrs. Marcus Wood, Winterset, are parents of a daughter born March 3 in Des Moines.

Zola M. Chapman, 83, Parkview resident, died March 16 at Parkview Manor.

John M. Feustel, 88, Chelsea, died March 16 at his home.


MARCH, 1993

Eric Junge, Reinbeck, lent a helping hand at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association annual meeting in Dallas.

G-R Middle School Jazz Band placed 2nd at the NE Iowa Band District Competition.

Al Miller, Grundy Center Secondary Road Maintenance Superintendent, was presented a 25 year award.

Jennie Smit, 87, Grundy Center, died March 7 at Allen Hospital.

Mr. & Mrs. Bill Petersen, Gladbrook, are parents of a son born March 9.


MARCH 24, 1983

Linda Lorenz & Larry Johnson were married on Jan. 22.

Alfred Billerbeck, 80, Reinbeck, died March 21.

Marion Matheson, 67, Reinbeck, died March 16.

Mr. & Mrs. Russell Rees are parents of a son born March 17.

Mary Jans will celebrate her 90th birthday on March 27 with an open house.

Randy Staker & Diane Reinig will be married on June 18 at the United Church of Christ.

Mark Reinig and Mona Husen will be married on Aug. 27 in Spirit Lake, Iowa.

Dene Weeks and Jim Lundberg announce their approaching wedding on June 18 at the United Methodist church in Hudson.

Jack Heritage was awarded the Dike Citizen Award by the Dike Jaycees.


MARCH 29, 1973

Stephen Dorley, 63, rural Reinbeck, died in a two car accident on March 21 at the intersection of Viking Road and Hudson Road.

Marjorie Shaw, 51, died March 20 in Robbinsdale, Minn., following a stroke.

Mr. & Mrs. Dale Bowen, Grand Marais, Minn. are parents of a daughter born March 24.

Mr. & Mrs. Roger Greve, Gladbrook, are parents of a son born March 24.


MARCH, 1963

Ben graves suffered a heart attack recently.

Nupak Corp. of Des Moines, formerly of Reinbeck, filed for bankruptcy last week in Federal Court.

Mr. & Mrs. Wally Larsen, Cedar Rapids, are parents of a daughter born March 26.

Mr. & Mrs. Leonard Brubaker are parents of a daughter born March 26. Paulette Mitchell and Jarald Lein were married March 23.

A grass fire near the Jack Needham home in Morrison had to be extinguished.


MARCH, 1953

A fire was reported at the Robert Neil farm north of Reinbeck causing about $250 damage.

Mr. & Mrs. Raynard McGowan are parents of a daughter born March 21.

On Saturday, March 21 high winds accompanied by heavy hail hit the Reinbeck area with the greatest damage north of town and Dike. Hailstones as large as hen eggs were picked up.


MARCH, 1943

Wilma & Harold Staker were married March 7 in Colorado Springs.

George Smith lost a brooder house and 225 month old chicks in a fire.

Mr. & Mrs. George Addison, Dinsdale, are parents of a daughter born March 22.

Mr. & Mrs. Leo Brown, Des Moines, are parents of a daughter born March 24.

T.A. Miller, 63, life long resident of Amity died March 23.



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