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Wed
13
May

Floyd Alber

Floyd Alber

 

 

Floyd Alber of Maynard will celebrate his 100th birthday at an open house from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 23, at Maynard Community Hall in Maynard.

 The celebration will be hosted by son Larry and Joy Alber of Mukwonago, Wis., and daughter Iva Jean Kaune of Fayette.

Floyd was born May 25, 1915, in Guide Rock, Neb. In 1937, he married Marie Woods of Bladen, Neb.; she died in 1996. Floyd lived and worked in Sterling, Ill., during WWII. He farmed 7 miles east of Maynard for over 50 years before retiring at age 84.

In addition to his two children, Floyd’s family includes seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Friends are invited to join the celebration, but no gifts, please.

Birthday wishes may be mailed to Floyd at 260 Park St., Maynard, IA 50655.

Wed
13
May

Mr. and Mrs. Alex Gibbs

Mr. and Mrs. Alex Gibbs

 

 

Mark and Pam Halverson of Wadena are proud to announce the marriage of their daughter Holly Halverson to Alex Gibbs, son of Gary and Carol Gibbs of Elgin.

Holly and Alex were married in a sunset ceremony on March 13, at Smathers Beach in Key West, Fla.

They are making their home in West Union.

Wed
06
May

Dietzenbach open house on Friday

Dietzenbach open house on Friday

 

 

An open house to honor Leon Dietzenbach on his retirement from Citizens Savings Bank in Hawkeye will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, May 8, at the bank.

Cake, ice cream and refreshments will be served.

All are invited to attend and wish Leon well in his retirement.

Dietzenbach, executive vice president of the bank, has worked at Citizens Savings Bank for 37 years.

Wed
06
May

Neva Jaster

 

Neva Jaster

 

In honor of Neva Jaster’s 94th birthday on Monday, May 11, family and friends are invited to shower Neva with birthday cards and best wishes.

Greetings may be sent to her at P.O. Box 93, Ossian, IA 52161.

 

Wed
29
Apr

Laura Kuboushek

Laura Kuboushek

 

 

Laura (Rausch) Kuboushek will celebrate her 90th birthday on Saturday, May 2, with a family dinner. 

The family is also hosting a card shower in Laura’s honor.  Cards and best wishes can be sent to her at: Laura Kuboushek, PO Box 251, Calmar, IA 52132.

Laura was born May 2, 1925, and married Robert Kuboushek on Nov. 27, 1948.  Robert died in 2002.

Her family includes Linus (Bette) Kuboushek of Dyersville, Tom (Marj) Kuboushek of Calmar, Steve (Janice) Kuboushek of Ridgeway, Mike (Ann) Kuboushek of Calmar, Kevin (Cathy) Kuboushek of Lakeville, Minn., and Lori (Mark) Glawe of Garber, along with 14 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. 

 

Wed
29
Apr

Karen Follett

Karen Follett

 

 

In honor of Karen Follett’s 80th birthday on Tuesday, May 5, family and friends are invited to shower Karen with birthday cards and best wishes.

Greetings may be sent to P.O. Box 8, Clermont, IA 52135.

Wed
22
Apr

Shirley (Mrs. Del) Schmitt

Shirley (Mrs. Del) Schmitt

 

 

The family of Shirley (Mrs. Del) Schmitt is hosting a card shower in honor of her 75th birthday on Sunday, April 26.

Cards may be sent to 206 Hall Street, West Union, IA 52175.

 

Wed
15
Apr

McSweeny-Schickel to wed June 6

McSweeny-Schickel to wed June 6

 

 

Lucas McSweeny and Sarah Schickel, both of Sergeant Bluff, wish to announce their engagement. 

Parents of the couple are Rob and Pat McSweeny of Maynard and Bill and Candi Schickel of Mason City. 

Lucas graduated from the University of Dubuque in 2010 and is employed as a corporate pilot at Tyson Foods in Sioux City.

Sarah graduated from Wartburg College in 2013 and is employed as a graphic designer at Western Iowa Tech Community College, also in Sioux City. 

The wedding will take place June 6 in Sioux City.

Wed
15
Apr

Mildred Lyons

Mildred Lyons

 

 

Everyone is invited to a 90th birthday open house for Mildred Lyons from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 19, at Silver Springs Golf & Country Club, located at 1392 Co. Rd W42, Ossian.

The celebration is being hosted by Mildred’s 11 children and their extended families.

If you are unable to attend, please feel free to send a card to Mildred at 419 E. Main, P.O. Box 177, Ossian, IA 52101.

Wed
15
Apr

Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Schwinefus

Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Schwinefus

 

 

Jeff and Renee Schwinefus and John and Becky Schwinefus, along with their families, would like to announce the 60th wedding anniversary of their parents, Wayne and Marjorie (Wells) Schwinefus.  

The couple were married April 17, 1955, in Ossian and have been blessed with two children and spouses, seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren with more on the way.

Family members invite friends and relatives to help them brighten this special occasion by sending cards to Wayne and Marjorie Schwinefus, 328 Pershing Ave., Decorah, IA 52101.

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