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

October 18, 2018
Reinbeck Courier
10 YEARS AGO OCT. 23, 2008 Grundy Center optometrist Stephanie Roehler, has been elected to a seat on the Grundy National Bank Board of Directors. Amy Fogt has been named to the honor roll at AIB College of Business for the summer term Sharon Campbell, 68, Reinbeck, died Oct. 14 at Covenant Medical Center. Austin Ploof, 6 months old, son of Amy Ladd & Richard Ploof, died Oct, 9. Harvin Rust received his 15 year service award. He is employed with the Grundy Co. secondary road dept. as a mechanic. 20 YEARS OCT. 22, 1998 Trick or Treat night will be Saturday, Oct. 31. Lorene Jensen, 79, died Oct. 14 at Covenant Medical Center. Larry Trepp, 64, Ames died Oct. 18 at his home. Russell Roberts, will celebrate his 80th birthday on Oct. 26. Marcella Mason will celebrate her 85th birthday on Oct. 30. Mr. & Mrs. Robert Brandt will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 31. Mr. & Mrs. Robert Greiner will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Oct. 28. 30 YEARS AGO NOV. 2, 1988 Navy recruit Todd Tyler, son of Mr. & Mrs. Jerry Tyler, has completed recruit training in San Diego, CA. Lee Weiss, 88, formerly of Grundy Center, died Oct. 20. Mildred Kratzer, 60, Grundy Center, died Oct. 22. Marissa Getting, Iowa’s youngest heart transplant patient, was one year old on Oct. 17. Mr. & Mrs. John Schildroth, Riverside, IA. are parents of a daughter born Oct. 9. Bruce Jungling, 27, Grundy Center. was seriously injured on Oct. 17 at Phelps Goodyear when a tractor rolled backwards while he was changing a tire. 40 YEARS AGO NOV. 2, 1978 Axel Anderson, 64, formerly of Reinbeck, died Oct. 23. David Lebada, 39, Grundy Center, Grundy Center, died Oct. 29 of an apparent heart attack. Funeral services for Harold “Zeke” Downey, 70, Reinbeck, were held Nov. l. Reinbeck Rams win Big 10 conference for 2nd year in a row. Mr. & Mrs. Herman Beenken, Morrison, will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on Nov. l. Funeral services for Freddie Wulf, 68, Hudson, were held Oct. 27 Glen Ackerman, 70, formerly of Reinbeck, died Oct. 25. 50 YEARS AGO OCT. 31, 1968 Mr. & Mrs. Ron Koch have purchased Orrie’s Supper Club. UNICEF drive in Reinbeck netted $174.20. Mr. & Mrs. Otto Mertens were honored at a retirement dinner at the Hudson House by former Co-workers on the C.G.W. Railroad. Mr. & Mrs. Dale Podhajsky are parents of a son born Oct. 15. Mr. & Mrs. Jim Burdick are parents of a daughter born Oct. 23.


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