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Looking Back

June 16, 2017

June 18, 2017
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier

10 YEARS AGO

JUNE 21, 2007

Reinbeck water is deemed safe to drink.

G-R 7th & 8th students take trip to Washington D.C. to visit historical sites

Katie Fevold wins FFA award.

Jayme Allen, Ames, & Christi Shutters plan August 4 wedding at Heritage Hills on August 4.

Jack Parson, 84, Gladbrook, died June 13 at Allen Hospital.

Homer H. Wilson, 85, formerly of Reinbeck, died May 19 following complications of surgery.

Meleah Jensen & John Schneider will be married June 4 in Ames.

Sara Zimmerman & Calvin Trepp plan July 21 wedding in Greene.

Janey Hearn & Chris Potter will be married on July 14 wedding in Grundy Center.

20 YEARS AGO

JUNE 19, 1997

The family of Frances Shearn contest will in Grundy County District Court.

Charles Bartruff, 72, formerly of Reinbeck, died June 11 of a heart attack in Laredo, Texas.

Lawrence Ball, 92, Gladbrook, died in Marshalltown on June 11.

Helen Coulson, 88, Gladbrook died in the Grundy Co. Hospital Long Term Care Unit on June 9.

Mr. & Mrs. Paul Thuesen will celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary on June 22.

Mr. & Mrs. Scott Schildroth are parents of a daughter born June 1.

Matthew Silver will be attending Camp Superkids in Boone.

Tonya Shinn has been selected to received a $450 scholarship to attend the 14th Annual Business Horizon Program.

Lindsay Truve was the grand prize winner of a new bike at Happy Joe's student goal setting promotion.

30 YEARS AGO

JUNE 25, 1987

Plans are being finalized for a new medical clinic on the north side of Main St.

At a special meeting of the Grundy Board of Supervisors action was taken to close the county jail until the dept. comes in compliance with regulations as dictated by the St. Fire Marshall office.

Mr. & Mrs. John McKenna will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on June 24.

Leona Schreck, 76, Reinbeck, died June 22.

Anna Frahm, 90, Reinbeck, June 22.

Albert Homan, 68, Waterloo, died June 19.

Richard Purvis, 28, Ankeny, drowned in the Raccoon River near Jefferson on June 14.

Mr. & Mrs. Leo Pieters celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 18.

Robin Bartusch and Kedric Karkosh were married May 30.

40 YEARS AGO

JUNE 30, 1077

Karen Richter was crowned as the new Miss Grundy County.

Construction on Reinbeck's new water facility will begin in early July.

Carol Beenken, Morrison & Steve Betzer were married June 17.

Sudden high wind along with some rain uprooted two large trees at Oakleaf County Club.

Ruth Sporenborg, 8, Grundy Center, died June 28.

Jane Volkens, Gladbrook, was a member of the graduating class of Allen School of Nursing.

50 YEARS AGO

JUNE 24, 1967

Gerald Long, 20, Hawarden, Iowa was accidentally killed while working on bridge construction job north of Morrison on June 22.

Reinbeck Fire Dept. is selling escape ladders for two story houses.

After 31 years pf operating the Stephan's Bakery, they have sold the business to Mr. & Mrs. Lloyd Carstenson of Tama, Iowa.

Mr. & Mrs. Robert Beard have purchased the Ed Jackson home on east Park St.

Linda Ishman & Allan Spiecher were married June 17.

Army Pfc. Stephan Hass, 19, Gladbrook, was killed in action in Vietnam on June 21.

Lucille Roberts & Richard Eiffler were married June 24.

 
 

 

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