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Wed
22
Oct

Luke Standafer

Luke Standafer

 

 

Mike and Megan Standafer of Snead’s Ferry, N.C., are happy to announce the recent birth of their son, Luke Michael.

When he was born on Thursday, July 10, 2014, Luke weighed 7 lbs. 11 oz. and was 19½ inches in length.

He is the couple’s first child.

Grandparents are Roberta and Allen Mittelsted of West Union, John and Nancy Standafer of Cedar Falls, and Melody Fay and John Carr of Manchester, N.H.

Wed
22
Oct

Mr. and Mrs. Mark Creery

Mr. and Mrs. Mark Creery

 

 

Mark and Nancy (Ungerer) Creery of Hawkeye were married Oct. 28, 1989, at the Little Brown Church in Nashua.

The couple have four children: Tanner, a senior at the University of Iowa; Zachary, a junior at the University of Northern Iowa; Madison, a freshman at the University of Iowa; and Emily, at home.

In honor of the Creerys’ 25th anniversary, a card shower is being held. To pass along best wishes to Mark and Nancy, friends and family can mail cards and notes to them at P.O. Box 7, Hawkeye, IA 52147.

Wed
22
Oct

Ali Elizabeth Schmitt

Ali Elizabeth Schmitt

 

 

Ali Elizabeth Schmitt, daughter of Shaun and Kendra Schmitt of Calmar, was baptized by the Rev. Donald Hawes on Sunday, Sept. 21, at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Calmar.

Her godparents are Derek and Victoria Hinke and Heidi Schmitt.

A celebration in Ali’s honor was held at her home following Mass.

Weighing 6 lbs. 11 oz. and measuring 19.75 inches, Ali came into the world at 8:20 p.m. Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah.

Big sister Eva Marie is 19 months old.

Grandparents are Kenneth and JoAnn Timp of Calmar and Ronald and Jane Schmitt of Fort Atkinson.

Great-grandparents are Dorothy Scholbrock of Festina, Beatrice Timp of Calmar, Marie Tieskoetter of Ossian, and Elmer and Dorothy Schmitt of Fort Atkinson.

Wed
22
Oct

Mr. and Mrs. Shaun Keegan

Mr. and Mrs. Shaun Keegan

 

 

Jessica Snyder of West Union and Shaun Keegan of Oelwein were married Saturday, Sept. 27.

Parents of the couple are Mike and Karla Snyder of West Union, Robert Keegan of Oelwein, and Patty and Tim Meaney of Oelwein.

The 2:30 p.m. outdoor ceremony was officiated by Pastor Phil Rownd and interim Pastor Jake Bishop at the home of the groom’s mother and stepfather in Oelwein.

Wed
15
Oct

Mr. and Mrs. Landon Wenger

Mr. and Mrs. Landon Wenger

 

 

Susan Maze and Landon Wenger were married on June 14, 2014.  The ceremony was officiated by Pastor Stanley Hayek at Riverside Bible Camp in Story City, Iowa.

 

The bride is the daughter of George and Julie Maze of Swea City, Iowa.  Grandparents are George and Carol Maze of Webster City, IA and Ruth Phillips of New Sharon, IA. Susan is a graduate of North Kossuth High School in Swea City, IA and Iowa State University.

 

The groom is the son of Brian and Barbara Wenger of Arlington, TN.  Grandparents are Marilyn Larson of Elgin, IA and Anna Wenger of Elgin, IA.  Landon is the graduate of Sacred Heart High School in Kanata, Ontario and Iowa State University.

 

Landon and Susan are currently living in Clermont, Iowa.  Susan is employed as a 1st grade teacher at Decorah Public Schools.  Landon is working at Holden Farms as the NE Iowa Nursery Supervisor. 

 

Thu
09
Oct

Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Bumgardner

Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Bumgardner

 

 

Dennis and Iva (Feller) Bumgardner of Hawkeye will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Oct. 10.

They were married in 1964 at St. Francis Catholic Church in Fayette.

The couple’s family will host a celebration for them on Sunday, Oct. 12, at the Hawkeye Community Hall in Hawkeye.

Dennis and Iva have two children, Dion (Amy) Bumgardner of Hawkeye and Dawn (Ken) Heitzman of Marion, as well as five grandchildren.

Those wishing to send cards to congratulate the couple may send them to Dennis and Iva Bumgardner, P.O. Box 42, Hawkeye, IA  52147.

Thu
09
Oct

Rita Manderfield

Rita Manderfield

 

 

Longtime Fayette resident Rita Manderfield will celebrate her 90th birthday on Sunday, Oct. 12.

She and her husband, Reginald “Sam,” farmed near Fayette and then lived in Fayette for many years.

Rita now resides at Good Samaritan Society – West Union.

She would love to hear from family and friends on her special day. Birthday greetings can be sent to Rita at Good Samaritan Society, Room 401, 201 Hall St., West Union, IA 52175.

Thu
09
Oct

Mr. and Mrs. Greg Johnson

Mr. and Mrs. Greg Johnson

 

 

Greg and Carol (Schlawin) Johnson of Elgin were married Oct. 14, 1989, at St. John’s Congregational Church in Elkader.

The couple have two sons, Jarrett and Kenneth, both at home.

In honor of the Johnsons’ 25th wedding anniversary, a card shower is being held.

To pass along best wishes to Greg and Carol, friends and family can mail cards and notes to them at 304 Almira St., Elgin, IA 52141-9304.

Thu
09
Oct

Alma Karolin Huinker

Alma Karolin Huinker

 

 

Brandon and Abbie Huinker of Nashville, TN, are happy to announce the birth of their daughter Alma Karolin Huinker.

Born Tuesday, September 16, 2014, she weighed 7 lbs. 5 oz. and was 19” long.

Grandparents are Gary and LeAnn Larson, Elgin and Larry and Jolene Huinker of DeWitte.

Great Grandparents are Leo and Karolin Lehman and Marilyn Larson, all of Elgin; and Dorothy Huinker of Garner.

 

 

 

Wed
01
Oct

Mr. and Mrs. Mike Jacobson

Mr. and Mrs. Mike Jacobson

 

The children of Mike and Jodi Jacobson invite relatives, friends and neighbors to help Mike and Jodi celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with a card shower.

 The Jacobsons were married Oct. 7, 1989, at Zion Lutheran Church in West Union.

Their children are Isaac (Christa), Andy, Evan and Owen, all of Clermont.

Anniversary greetings can be mailed to Mike and Jodi Jacobson at 7261 Great River Rd., Clermont, IA 52135.

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