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January 27, 2017

January 29, 2017
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier


FEB. 1, 2007

Paul Sells was awarded a certificate for 10 years of service from the Grundy Co. Soil & Water Conservation. Paul is retiring from that position.

Donna Beyer, 60, Hudson, was killed in a hit and run accident on Hwy 63. In a second accident Dain Mawdsley, Independence was the driver of a stolen car and airlifted to Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines.

John Keith, grandson of Dorothy Keith, earned rank of Eagle Scout in Vestavia Hills, Ala.

Patti Bailey and Tom Boheman were recently named to the National Honor Roll of Outstanding American Teacher's list.

Marcy Pabst, Deputy Co. Recorder received her five year service award.

Gus Wrage, 82, Gladbrook, died Jan. 25 at his home.

Cassandra Lynn Dirks and Nicholas Zumwalt will be married June 16 in Richmond, Ky.


JAN. 30, 1997

Maxine Lorenz celebrates her 80th birthday on Feb. 5.

Matilda O'Kones, 88, Wellsburg, died Jan. 21 at Allen Hospital.

Keith Bentley, 73, Grundy Center, died Jan. 21 at the Grundy Hospital.

Stanley Halupnik, 80, Traer died Jan. 13 in Mesa, Ariz.

Charles Thuesen, 80, Cedar Falls, formerly of Hudson, died Jan. 25 at Cedar Falls Lutheran Home.

Harold Volkens, 76, Marshalltown, formerly of Gladbrook, died Jan. 25 at home.

Jayson Mutch, 22, Grundy Center, died Jan. 26 in Pella.

Robin Meggers, 33, Traer, died Jan. 26 in a car accident.

Mr. & Mrs. Steve Adair are parents of a daughter born Jan. 18.

Randall Christensen, 43, Waterloo, died of his injuries received in a two car collision south of Hudson on Jan. 26.

Municipal Pipe & Tool Co. was heavily damaged & Nutriject Systems in Hudson was destroyed by fire. It was a total loss.


FEB. 5, 1987

Mr. & Mrs. George Hall will observe their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 11.

Owen Saltzman, 79, Waterloo died Jan. 29.

Betty Watson, 56, Mesa, Ariz. died Jan. 26.


FEB. 10, 1977

Mrs. Leonard Jacobs, Traer, was the winner of $300 in Ernie's Super Valu bankroll drawing.

Historical Collections membership now totals 300.

Grundy Co. Supervisors grant Sunday liquor permit to Oak Leaf Country Club.

Emery Adair was presented his 50 year Masonic Certificate at a special ceremony.

Mr. & Mrs. Bill Nissen, Cedar Rapids, are parents of a daughter born Feb. 3.

Karen Berry of Duncombe & Richard Stephenson were married Jan. 15.


FEB. 9. 1967

Harold "Zeke" Downey will have a closing out farm sale on Feb. 11.

Noah Pritchett closing out farm sale will be on Feb. 14.

Raymond Hoeg, 58, formerly of Lincoln, died when he was crushed beneath a hydraulic truck on Feb. 6 in Readlyn.

Sandra Stirler won the 1967 Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow award.

Mr. & Mrs. Dale Greiner are parents of a son born Feb. 2.

Reinbeck Fire Department was called to Glenn Brumbaugh farm to extinguish a bottle gas water heater fire.

Reinbeck Commercial Club free pancake day to be held on Feb. 14.



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