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Looking Back ~ From the Archives of the Reinbeck Courier-By Laura Beard

September 27, 2018
Reinbeck Courier
10 YEARS AGO OCT. 2, 2008 Mr. & Mrs Ray Boege will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 11. Mr. & Mrs. Wade VanHauen celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary, Crystal Wehrman & Jeremy Cremans will be married Oct. 4 in Marshalltown. Wayne Hasek, Reinbeck Lion’s Club President, presented Diane Meggers with a check for the July 4th celebration fund. Anna Larson, 85, Marshalltown, died Sept. 20 at Grandview Nursing Home. Merle Albert, 89, Reinbeck, died Sept. 21 at Westview Estates. Raena J. Kenyon, 87, Reinbeck, died Sept. 23 at the Grundy Hospital. Taylor Petersen sponsors Health & Fitness day at G-R Middle School. 20 YEARS AGO OCT 1, 1998 Absentee ballots are available for the Nov. 3 general election. Concerns over Grundy Co. trail still unresolved with Joyce Wical of Grundy Center. Mr. & Mrs. Ray Boege will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 11 with an open house. Kathy Buckingham & Jeremy Heltibridle were married on June 27 in Grundy Center. Gladys Ragsdale will celebrate her 90th birthday with a card shower. Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Robinson observed their 50th wedding anniversary on Labor Day week-end in Galena, ILL. Evelyn Schmidt, 75, Reinbeck, died July 26 at her home. Ruth Lyons, 88, Traer, died Sept. 23 at Covenant Medical Center. Annabelle Tomlinson, 97, died Sept. 25 at Covenant Medical Center. Delores Fairchild, Traer, 52, died Sept, 21 at Covenant Medical Center. Irene Cooper, 82, Reinbeck, died Sept. 26. Lois Hansen, 84, Grundy Center, died Sept. 25 at Grundy Long-Term Care Center. Anna Walters & Jim Wheeler wil be married on Oct. 17. An open house is planned honoring Pastor Wm. Schultz for 25 years of service will be held on Oct. 4. 30 YEARS AGO Oct. 1, 1988 A memorial service was held for Alice Weiss, 83, Grundy Center on Oct. 5. Mr. & Mrs. Ernie Brown, Zearing are parents of a son born Sept. 22. Mr. & Mrs. Terry Finzen, Dysart are parents of a son born Sept. 27. Mr. & Mrs. Mike Twente are parents of a daughter born Sept. 26. Mr. & Mrs. David Koht are parents of a son born Sept. 29. Mr. & Mrs. Jeffrey Hodgins, Hudson, are parents of a daughter born Sept. 30. 40 YEARS AGO Oct, 12, 1978 Cordell Petersen was granted permission by Reinbeck City Council to create an ice skating rink on his lot in the Industrial Park. Homecoming queen candidates are: Paula Greiner, Lora Morrow, Pam Ehlers, Judy Fogt and Kim Greiner. Reinbeck Courier 100th birthday observance was a big success. Mr. & Mrs. Jim McGrane are parents of a daughter born Oct. 5. Reinbeck football team win 5th straight victory. 50 YEARS AGO OCT. 10, 1968 Homecoming queen candidates are: Jolene Petersen, Lani Gill, Mary Dirks and Sharon Billerbeck. Two separate Grundy Co. Hospital deaths suits were settled out of court. A suit amounting to $180,627 and filed by J. Wesley Mooty, executor of Viola Mooty was settled on Oct. 2. Another suit amounting to $46,314 filed by Jake Franken was settled Oct. 7. Glenn Rogers, Reinbeck, has been appointed assistant manager of Voorhies Grain at Voorhies, IA. Hans Wieben fell off a ladder while working at Pioneer. He only suffered some bruises. A jury is impaneled to hear a grand larcency case against David Goldsmith. David is charged with taking some copper wire from the property of John Moore on Sept. 3.


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