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Wed
28
Dec

Ann Hutchens

Ann Hutchens

 

 

Ann Hutchens will celebrate her 80th birthday on Friday, December 30.

Birthday wishes can be sent to Ann at 125 S. Vine Street, West Union, IA 52175.

Wed
28
Dec

Adalyn Tobin

Adalyn Tobin

 

 

Proud parents Mike and Jennifer Tobin of West Union would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Adalyn Grace Tobin.

Adalyn was born at 2:01 a.m. Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, at Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah. She weighed 9 lbs. 5 oz. and measured 20.5 inches in length.

She is the couple’s first child.

Adalyn is the granddaughter of Rod and Lisa Reicks of New Hampton and Ray and Joan Beebe of Forest City.

Her great-grandparents are Marlene Reicks of New Hampton and Russ and Monita Engstler of Garner.

Wed
30
Nov

Norman Jones

Norman Jones

 

 

Norman Jones of West Union will celebrate his 90th birthday on Wednesday, Dec. 14.

His family invites friends, neighbors, former students and colleagues to help him celebrate by showering him with birthday wishes. All are encouraged to share memories of Norm in their cards and notes.

Norm was a longtime teacher in the West Union/ North/North Fayette school districts. He began in 1952 as an industrial arts teacher for seven years at West Union High School and then taught junior high industrial arts and social studies. He also coached junior high football and basketball, high school baseball, and ran the Saturday intramural basketball program He retired in 1989.

He and his late wife, Katherine, are the parents of three daughters, Debbie (Dave, deceased) Lutyen of Canton, Ohio, Kathy (Wayne) Abrahamson of Boone, and Nancy Jones (Claude Brinson) of Omaha, Nebraska. Norm also has two grandsons.

Wed
30
Nov

Frances Graham

Frances Graham

 

 

Frances Graham, formerly a longtime resident of Hawkeye and West Union, will be celebrating her 95th birthday on Wednesday, Dec. 14, with a card shower.

While a resident of the area, Frances was for many years the office manager and a local historian at the Fayette County Historical Center in West Union.

Birthday greetings and shared memories can be mailed to: 118 Water St., Apt. 120, Des Moines, IA 50309-4780.

Wed
02
Nov

Stirn Lechtenberg

Stirn Lechtenberg

 

 

Nick and Carlyn Lechtenberg of Elgin are happy to announce the birth of their son, Stirn Joseph Lechtenberg, born Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, at Mayo Clinic Health System in LaCrosse, Wisconsin.

He weighed 6 lbs. 13 oz. and measured 19 inches in length at the time of his birth.

Grandparents are Ray and Kerry Wacker of Waukon, Craig and Jane Rood of Elgin, and the late Joe Lechtenberg of Postville.

Great-grandparents are Jim and Micki Connor of Waukon, Ray and Shirley Wacker of Boscobel, Wisconsin, Sylvia Loftsgard of Clermont, Jim and Edna Lechtenberg of Postville, and Dale Rood of Viroqua, Wisconsin.

Thu
20
Oct

Marie Linderbaum

Marie Linderbaum

 

 

Marie Linderbaum of Ossian will be celebrating her 95th birthday with a card shower on Sunday, Oct. 30.

She was born to Ole and Emma Louise Ingvalson of Spring Grove, Minnesota, on Oct. 30, 1921. She married Edward Linderbaum (deceased) on June 1, 1941. Their children include Marilyn Bohr, Marcia (Joe) Bullerman, and Terry Linderbaum.

Cards can be sent to PO Box 180, Ossian, IA, 52161.

Wed
19
Oct

Mr. and Mrs. Gary Maurer

Mr. and Mrs. Gary Maurer

 

 

Gary and Nancy Maurer of Independence will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner and open house on Sunday, Oct. 30.  The celebration will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Community Plaza, 25 West Charles, Oelwein.

All relatives and friends are invited to help celebrate this special occasion.  Your presence is the only gift the couple desire. 

Gary and Nancy (Reed) were married Oct. 29, 1966, at Grace Lutheran Church in Fayette. 

They are the parents of three daughters, Michele (Galen) Kelly of Fayette, Missy (Steve) Rau of Stanley, and Margie (Bret) Lau of Aurora.  They also have eight grandchildren.

Greetings may be sent to 1559 Lawrence Ave., Independence, IA 50644-9224.

 

Wed
05
Oct

David and Vicky Svendsen

David and Vicky Svendsen

 

 

The family of David and Vicky Svendsen invites relatives and friends to join them beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Susie's First Chance Saloon in Castalia to celebrate the Svendsens’ 40th wedding anniversary.

David and Vicky were married Sept. 11, 1976. They have two children and five grandchildren.

Everyone is welcome to attend the celebration.

 

Wed
28
Sep

Ella Marie Soppe

Ella Marie Soppe

 

 

Jim and Brooke Soppe of Newton are happy to announce the birth of their daughter Ella Marie.

Born Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, she weighed 7 lbs. 15 oz. and was 22 inches long.

Ella joins three older sisters, Mylie, Zoey, and Quinn, at home.

Local grandparents are Leon and Arlene Soppe of West Union.

Wed
28
Sep

Mr. and Mrs. John Grimm

Mr. and Mrs. John Grimm

 

 

The children of John and Marlene Grimm would like to invite everyone to an open house being held in honor of their parents’ 60th wedding anniversary.

Please join the Grimms and their family for this special celebration from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Elgin Legion Hall in Elgin.

Anniversary cards will reach John and Marlene at 17884 Cedar Rd., Elgin, IA 52141.

 

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