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

October 4, 2018
Reinbeck Courier
10 YEARS AGO OCT. 9, 2008 Class of 1940 had a reunion held on Sept. 20 at the Shack in Morrison. Attending were: Al Cheeseman, LaVonne Frampton, Arlene Heller, Claude Smith and Jack Needham. Mr. & Mrs. Chad Karr of Overland Park, MO. are parents of a daughter born Sept. 3. Mr. & Mrs. Ken Fogt are parents of a daughter born Sept. 30. Mr. & Mrs. Bob Ehlers will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary in Pharr, TX. Douglas Adelmund, 69, Nora Springs, died Sept. 17 at the Nora Springs Care Center. 20 YEARS AGO OCT. 8, 1998 This week marks the 120th birthday of the Reinbeck Courier. It was established in 1878 and is one of the oldest business firms in Reinbeck. Two Reinbeck area graduates-Kyle Dirks, Reinbeck and Ryan Harms, Morrison are both members of Wartburg College 1998 men’s cross country team. Sarah Wambold is a member of the champion medley relay swimming, the butterfly. Mr. & Mrs. Curt Bowen are parents of a son born Sept. 28. Mr. & Mrs. Paul Greiner will celebrate their 68th wedding anniversary on Oct. 8. Mr. & Mrs. Bob Ehlers will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in Pharr, TX. Sarah Ehlers and Tim Weeter were married July 18. Dr. Polly Knaack & Dr. Marc Murphy were married on Sept. 5 in Reinbeck. James Young, 52, Traer, died Sept. 27 at Covenant Medical Center. Kalvin Cox, 27, Marshalltown, died Sept. 26 in an auto accident. James Itzen, 46, Grundy Center, died Sept. 30 at his home. Joy Pallman, 80, Grundy Center, was killed in a two car accident on Oct. 1 north of Beaman .Wayne Mullnix, 77, Gladbrook, died Oct. 5. at his home. 30 YEARS AGO OCT. 13, 1988 Mr. & Mrs. Ray Boege celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary. Ruby Palmer, 100, Reinbeck, died Oct. 5. Ralph Galloway, 82, Grundy Center, died Oct. 9 of an apparent heart attack. LeAnn Roberts, 52, formerly of Reinbeck, died Oct. 7 of cancer. Gary Kazragis who practiced with Mike Rickert & Bob Thompson for the past twelve years, will move to Sedona, AZ. Mr. & Mrs. Bill Brooks, Jr., are parents of a daughter born Oct. 4. Mr. & Mrs.Brad Hooper are parents of daughter born Oct. 10. 49 YEARS AGO OCT. 19, 1978 Kim Greiner was crowned Homecoming Queen. Funeral services for Charlotte Bott, 62, Gladbrook were held Oct. 19. Wendell Muller, Reinbeck, was a $400 winner of Ernie’s Bankroll. Funeral services for Otto Hoeppner, 79, Gladbrook, were held Oct. 20. Funeral services for Dr. Donald Miller, formerly of Reinbeck, were held Oct. 17 .Mr. & Mrs. Curt Plaehn are parents of a daughter born Oct. 2. Mr. & Mrs. Craig McIntye, Grundy Center, are parents of a son born Oct. 14. Minnie Marten, 86, Cedar Falls, died Oct. 16. Funeral services for Helen DeBoer, 87 were held Oct. 11, 50 YEARS AGO OCT. 17, 1968 Sharon Billerbeck was crowned Homecoming Queen. Six Reinbeck area youths were arrested and paid fines in Grundy Center Mayor Lloyd Dreeseman’s court for intoxication and possession of beer. County Sheriff Dick Kern accompanied David Goldsmith to Fort Madison to begin serving a five year term for grand larcency. Mr. & Mrs. Homer Cannon are parents of a son. Rodney Slessor has enrolled at the United Theological Seminary in New Brighton, MN. Louis Rehder, 81, died Oct. 12 at the Grundy Hospital. Terrance Geerdes, Wellsburg, “sailed off” the end of the T intersection south of Reinbeck, in his new Camaro. He was fined $50 plus costs for failure to have control.
 
 

 

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