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December 8, 2017

December 10, 2017
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier

10 YEARS AGO

DEC. 13, 2007

Buena Vista student, Todd Wical, takes internship traveling 50,000 miles to three continents in one summer to South Africa and Alaska.

Brittany Bicket & Ryan Jansen will be married on Jan. 5 at the Reinbeck United Methodist Church.

Kenneth Rhoads, 72, Grundy Center, died Dec. 7 at the Grundy Hospital.

Doreen Bru, 50, Gladbrook, died Dec. 9 at her home.

Jeremiah Glunt, 22, Waterloo, died Dec. 7 as a result of a car accident.

20 YEARS AGO

DEC. 11, 1997

School districts experience increases in debts.

Gladbrook Corn Carnival donates $5,000 to Wentzein Athletic Field.

Phil Ohrt, Reinbeck, receives Grundy Co. Farm Bureau recognition Award on Dec. 3.

Kenneth Bicket, 70 Reinbeck, died Dec. 9 at Allen Hospital.

Gordon Petersen, 72, died Dec. 1 at Mary Greely Hospital in Ames.

Hilda Bohnstengel, 97, died Dec. 2 at Covenant Medical Center.

Andrew Cannegieter, 76, died Dec. 4 at Sartori Hospital.

Sidney Blake, 26 days old, died Dec. 6 at University Hospital in Iowa City.

Mr. & Mrs. Donald Diehm celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Dec. 14.

Amy Schreck and Adam Naughton were married Oct. 25 in Cedar Falls.

Mr. & Mrs. Lynn Conrad, Apache Junction, Ariz. are parents of a son born Nov. 28.

30 YEARS AGO

DEC. 10, 1987

Nicolas, 5 month old son of Mr. & Mrs. Loren Bown of Arcadia, Wisc., died Dec. 3.

Minnie Wolfgram, 89, Traer, died Dec. 9.

Martha Ostendorf, 88, Grundy Center, died Dec. 10.

Paul Klinefelter, 80, formerly of Gladbrook, died Dec. 10.

New York Life Ins. Co. announced the appointment of Allan Rhoades as an agent working out of Paul Wendt Ins. Co.

Mr. & Mrs. Mark Tomlinson, Traer, are parents of a son born Dec. 4.

Mr. & Mrs. Scott Schick, Corydon, are parents of a son born Dec. 8.

Mr. & Mrs. Dick Weber are parents of a son born Dec. 12.

Mr. & Mrs. James Creswell, Waterloo, are parents of a daughter born Dec. 10.

Mr. & Mrs. Mike Schrage are parents of a daughter born Dec. 10.

Carolyn Lundstrom, 38, Whitewater, Mo. formerly of Dike, died Dec. 9.

40 YEARS AGO

DEC. 22, 1977

Thile Saathoff, Grundy Center, won $400 in Ernie's Bankroll.

Mr. & Mrs. Bill Slater, Grundy Center, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary.

Toby DeVries, 74, formerly of Reinbeck, died Dec. 18 in Tulsa, Okla.

Diane Franzen of Waucoma & Thomas Pippert, Dysart, were married Dec. 10.

50 YEARS AGO

DEC. 21, 1967

Reinbeck Fire Dept. elect Sheridan Roberts as their new chief.

Leland Claussen, 40, was injured Dec. 17 when he became entangled in a power take-off at his farm.

Craig Tessau, 22, son of Mr. & Mrs. Bill Tessau, was commissioned Army 2nd Lt. at Fort Benning, Ga.

Karen Sager & Arthur Johnson were married Dec. 16.

A colony of beavers have worked hard this fall making big water plentiful on Black Hawk creek at the old dam site.

Alice Hoppe & Donald Steigerwalt were married Dec. 9 in Lincoln.

Mr. & Mrs. Gene Graveman are parents of a daughter born Dec. 8.

Mr. & Mrs. Dennis Cooper are parents of a daughter born Dec. 15.

Mr. & Mrs. Bill Sager are parents of a son born Dec. 14.

Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Moser of Coperas Cove, Texas are parents of a son born Dec. 17.

 
 

 

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