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November 24, 2017

November 26, 2017
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier

10 YEARS AGO

NOV. 29, 2007

Roger Bern, 66, Lynchberg, Va. died Nov. 20.

Maureen O'Connor, 64, Davenport, died Nov. 10.

Albert Weeks, 94, died Nov. 20 at Allen Hospital.

Cedar Valley Hospice to hold "Tree of Love" ceremony on Dec. 9.

20 YEARS AGO

NOV. 27, 1997

Census Bureau updates estimates of area population.

Estate of Arnold Pieres donates 55% of his estate to area charities.

Mr. & Mrs. Steven Johnson are parents of a daughter born Oct. 26.

Mr. & Mrs. Allan Burt, Marshalltown, are parents of a son born Nov. 12.

John Steiert, 96, Gladbrook, died Nov. 28 at the Grundy Care Center.

Mr. & Mrs. Charles Plaehn will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 7.

Paul Greiner will celebrate his 90th birthday on Dec. 1.

Leslie Blohm is the recipient of Allan Hospital Aux. scholarship.

30 YEARS AGO

DEC. 3, 1987

Tom & Morris Dinsdale received the "Gold Cow Award" from Swiss Valley Farms.

C.L. Woosley, 78, died Nov. 26 of a heart attack.

George Thacker, 75, formerly of Reinbeck, died Nov. 25.

Mr. & Mrs. Charles Plaehn will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Dec. 12.

Brenda Marts & Rex Dinsdale were married on Nov. 7.

Mr. & Mrs. Jake Kiewiet, Grundy Center, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 1.

Mr. & Mrs. Jim Siemens are parents of a son born Nov. 26.

Mr. & Mrs. Seaver Ellis are parents of a son born Nov. 27.

40 YEARS AGO

DEC. 8, 1977

An early blizzard hit the area with 4" of snow, then an additional 7" of wind blown snow with temps falling to 10-15 below zero.

The furnace went out at Mitchell's greenhouse killing $3,000 worth of poinsettias and spring plants.

Mr. & Mrs. Richard Hirl, Cheyenne, Wyo. are parents of a daughter born Nov. 22.

Mr. & Mrs. Elmer Watson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 11.

Historical collections of Grundy Co. reports good progress in establishing a museum in the old schoolhouse at Morrison. Dues were received from 612 members.

50 YEARS AGO

DEC. 1967

Mrs. L. F. Lovell died at her home near Dike on Dec. 1.

Raymond Francis, Reinbeck Police Chief, has resigned effective Jan. 1, 1967.

Geoffrey Moser, son of Mr. & Mrs. LeRoy Moser, Jr. stationed at Fort Hood, Texas with the U.S. Army was promoted to Specialist 5.

Pioneer Hi-Bred entertained more than 100 Pioneer seed corn growers.

Mr. & Mrs. Geo Schiller, Sr., Grundy Center, will observe their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec, 17.

Mrs. Geo. Delfs, 76, Gladbrook, died Nov. 29.

Mr. & Mrs. Warren Hall will observe their 25th wedding anniversary on Dec, 8.

Dora Dreeseman, 98, Parkview oldest resident, died Dec. 1.

Mr. & Mrs. Randy Juhl are parents of a son born Dec. 4.

Mr. & Mrs. Sheridan Downey are parents of a daughter born Nov. 23.

Mr. & Mrs. Herman Beier are parents of a daughter born Dec. 3.

 
 

 

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