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Wed
23
Jul

Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Larson

Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Larson

 

 

Leonard and Rosalie Larson of West Union will celebrate 60 years of marriage on Thursday, July 31.

Leonard Larson and Rosalie Miller were married July 31, 1954, at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Eldorado.

They are the parents of seven children, Mark, Paul (deceased), Kathy, Brian, Gene, Dan, and David. Their family also includes 17 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

The couple will celebrate their anniversary with a family dinner on Saturday, Aug. 2.

Anniversary cards and letters would be welcome and can be mailed to Leonard and Rosalie at 206 S. Oak St., West Union, IA 52175.

Wed
16
Jul

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Ehler

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Ehler

 

 

Kenneth Ehler and Catherine Gehrke Schrom were united in marriage on March 22 at St. Mary Church in DeKalb, Ill.

Family and friends are invited to celebrate this joyous occasion at Mass and/or an open house to be held in the couple’s honor.

A Mass of Thanksgiving will be celebrated at 8 a.m. Sunday, July 20, at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Festina.

A Breakfast Open House will follow from 9 a.m. to noon in the Festina Parish Center, 2351 County Road B32 in Festina.

The couple request no gifts, please.

Wed
16
Jul

Sawyer Tope

Sawyer Tope

 

 

Sawyer Scot Tope, son of Jeff and Billie Tope of Newhall, was born Wednesday, June 4, 2014, weighing 7 lbs. 13.6 oz. and measuring 19¾ inches.

He is the couple’s first child.

Grandparents are Steve and Carol Butikofer of Randalia and Stan and Connie Tope of West Union.

Wed
16
Jul

Braxton Kleve

 

Braxton Kleve

 

Corey and Dawn Kleve of Winthrop are happy to announce the arrival of their son, Braxton Mark, who was born at 7:51 a.m. Monday, June 2, 2014.

Born at Mercy Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Braxton weighed 10 lbs. 1 oz. and measured 21 inches in length.

He has two older sisters, Lexie, 4, and Leah, 3.

Grandparents are Laurie Daubenberger of Center Point, Dave and Angie Daubenberger of Quasqueton, and Bob and Karen Kleve of Castalia. 

Wed
16
Jul

Gert Stanbrough

Gert Stanbrough

 

 

Gert Stanbrough of West Union will be the guest of honor at an open house celebrating her 80th birthday.

Friends and relatives are invited to stop by and wish Gert a happy birthday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 27, at Hooty’s in Auburn.

The family requests no gifts, please; just come share some time and fun memories with Gert at the party.

Those wishing to pass along birthday greetings to Gert may send them to her at 26511 Neon Road, West Union, IA 52175.

Wed
16
Jul

Mara Krivachek

Mara Krivachek

 

 

Mara Lee Krivachek, daughter of Kyle and Jaclyn Krivachek of Waterville, Minn., was welcomed into the world at 12:42 p.m. Friday, March 21, 2014.

She weighed 6 lbs. 12.9 oz. and measured 20½ inches when she was born at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, Minn.

Mara joins her older brother, Reece, 2, at home.

Grandparents are Dean and Linda Fritz of Hawkeye and Steve and Sandy Krivachek of Waterloo.

Great-grandparents are Miriam Fritz of West Union, Hilda Oelrich of Fayette, and Alma Ameling of St. Lucas.

Wed
16
Jul

Helen Grimes

Helen Grimes

 

 

Helen Grimes celebrated her 95th birthday on Tuesday, July 15. A family gathering was planned to mark this special milestone with Helen.

She would enjoy hearing from friends and relatives. Birthday wishes will reach her at 911 Ridgewood Dr., Apt. 202, Decorah, IA 52101.

Wed
16
Jul

Mr. and Mrs. Rick Conrad

Mr. and Mrs. Rick Conrad

 

 

Rick and Kim Conrad of rural Waucoma celebrated 35 years of marriage on July 14. To extend the celebration, the couple and their family are planning a trip together this fall.

The Conrads’ family includes five children, Kalista Porath of New Hampton, Keelee Conrad of Davenport, Kyle (Rachel) Conrad of New Hampton, Donnie Schaer of West Union, and Randal (Jaymee) Chevalier of Waterloo, and eight grandchildren.

Wed
09
Jul

Mr. and Mrs. Morrie Monroe

Mr. and Mrs. Morrie Monroe

 

 

Jessica Hanson of Fort Atkinson and Morrie Monroe of Ossian were united in marriage on Saturday, June 14, at Stavanger Lutheran Church, rural Ossian. The Rev. Terry Landsgaard officiated at the 2:30 p.m. ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Mary Pinter-Stivers of Cresco, the late Kevin Kloft, and Howard Hanson. The groom is the son of Dale and Marcia Monroe of Ossian.

Wed
02
Jul

Marcy Blong

Marcy Blong

 

 

Friends and family are invited to join in a card shower to honor Marcy Blong on her upcoming 90th birthday on Sunday, July 13.

Well-wishes can be sent to Marcy at Good Samaritan Center, 201 Hall St., West Union, IA 52175.

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