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Looking Back

January 12, 2018

January 14, 2018
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier

10 YEARS AGO

JAN. 17, 2008

American Cancer Society is sponsoring Daffodil Days.

AF Airman Dale Feazell has graduated basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

Mr. & Mrs. Brady Bown are parents of a daughter born Dec. 29.

Wm. C. Schultz, 16 month old son of Wm. & Amanda Schultz, died Dec. 31 at home.

Edna Dufel, 90, Hudson, died Jan. 8 at Covenant Medical Center.

Ellen Sienknecht, 93, Gladbrook, died Jan. 6 at Westbrook Acres Nursing Home.

20 TEARS AGO

JAN. 15, 1998

Richard Berrier has been named the new director of Grundy Co. Economics Development Alliance.

Galen Johannsen, 33, Reinbeck, died at his home on Jan. 8.

Rosalind Sharp, 81, Conrad, died Dec . 31 at St. Louis Park, Minn.

Mary Bockes, 86, Grundy Center, died Jan. 6 at the Grundy Hospital.

Raymond Aust, 92, Grundy Center, died Jan. 8 at the Long Term Care Unit in Grundy Center.

Danny Reeves, 31, Evansdale, died Jan. 7 at Covenant Medical Center.

Florence Bradley, 86, Traer, died Jan. 6 at Allen Hospital.

Harvey Rohwer, 70, Grundy Center, died Jan. 8 at his home.

Mr. & Mrs. Jack Shoup celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Dec. 28.

Deena Frier and Darrin Folkerts were married Oct. 4 in Marengo.

Dora Harms, 98, Wellsburg will be honored with a card shower on Jan. 20.

Mr. & Mrs. Bill Hulme are parents of a son born Jan. 5.

Mr. & Mrs. Jeremy Miller are parents of a daughter born Dec. 29.

Mr. & Mrs. Robin Cooper are parents of a daughter born Jan. 9.

Mr. & Mrs. Dick Seehusen, Parkersburg, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary.

30 YEARS AGO

JAN. 14, 1988

Stephanie Dudden & Robert Liska were married Dec. 19.

Jolene Lane & Michael DeBerg were married Nov. 14.

Michael Street, 47, formerly of Gladbrook, died Jan. 2 of a heart attack

Lorraine Peters, 65, Dike, died Jan. 8.

Mr. & Mrs. Jack Slick will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on Jan. 5.

Mr. & Mrs. Larry Smith will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on Feb. 3.

40 YEARS AGO

JAN. 26, 1978

Reinbeck Theatre Guild have started rehearsals "See How They Run" to be held Feb. 23, 24 & 25.

Tillie Hansen, 84, Dike, died recently.

Sheryl Ubben, Dike and Greg Dirks, Reinbeck, announce their approaching marriage.

A two car head-on collision in Hudson resulted in the deaths of Darwin & Jennie Sweazey of Waterloo and Donald Stavely of Traer. Jeannie Sweazy, 14 years old daughter of the deceased couple, was transferred to University of Iowa Hospital where surgery was performed on her left leg which was fixed in several places.

Karen Larsen, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Dallas Larsen, submitted to surgery for a ruptured ligament and chipped knee bone sustained in a basketball game.

Funeral services were held for Donald Stavely, 43, Traer, who was killed in a two car accident near Hudson on Jan. 18.

Darla Henricks, Reinbeck & Jerry Huisman, Grundy Center, were married on Jan. 14.

Connie Brandt, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Dale Brandt, announced her upcoming marriage to David Caughron of Terrell, Texas.

50 YEARS AGO

JAN. 25, 1968

The new front of Lincoln Savings Bank was unveiled.

Workman began cutting down the many diseased elm trees in Reinbeck.

Mrs. Hilda Davidson, formerly of Reinbeck, was killed in a traffic accident Jan. 21. She was a pedestrian crossing a Waterloo street.

Linda Stoakes was named Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow at Reinbeck High School.

Airman Steven Rhoades completed basic training at Amarillo AFB in Texas.

Mary K. Simpson & Allen Hockemeyer were married Jan. 12.

Iowa Savings Bank doubles capital stock at $250,000.

 
 

 

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