Mason City, Iowa ✦ Sunday, July 21, 2013 Memorial Happy 75th Diane Ott! We are helping Diane celebrate her 75th birthday with a card shower. Cards may be sent to 54 Rock Grove Drive, Nora Springs, IA 50458. Sara Lynn Knoll Feb. 18, 1975 — July 25, 1993 We Miss You! We love you! Suzanne and Ross, Stephen and Patty and your grandchildren Tegtmeiers celebrate 50 years Married Lindsey Mesner and Ross Weatherford were united in marriage on June 1, 2013, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Spirit Lake, Iowa, Leonard ‘Teg’ Tegtmeier and Bonnie (Gray) Tegtmeier were married July 27, 1963, at Immaculate Conception Church, in Charles City, Iowa. E2 ✦ SUNDAY, JULY 21, 2013 Theresa Amos, Section Designer ✦ GLOBE GAZETTE CELEBRATIONS ANNIVERSARIES THANK YOU Prayer to the Blessed Virgin (Never Known to Fail) Oh, Most Beautiful Flower of Mt. Carmel, Fruitful Vine, Splendor of Heaven, Blessed Mother of the Son of God, Immaculate Virgin, assist me in my necessity. Oh Star of the Son, help me and show me herein you are my Mother. Oh, Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and Earth, I humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to succor me in my necessity (make request). There are none that can withstand your power. Oh Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee (three times). Holy Mary, I place this cause in your hands (three times). Say this prayer for three consecutive days. You must publish it and it will be granted to you. — D.P. Olson, 40th anniversary FOREST CITY — John Keith Olson and Beverly Ann Liska Olson of Forest City will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary on July 27, 2013. They were married July 27, 1973, at St. James Catholic Church in Forest City. The couple’s children and spouses are Angie Dirks of Cedar Falls, Jay Olson of Toney, Ala., and Rhonda (Jason) Gerdes of Forest City. They have five grandchildren: Natalie, Trevor, Austin, Landon and Brooklynn. Anniversary greetings may be sent to them at 1750 310th St., Forest City, IA 50436. BIRTHDAY Velma (Gealow) Brannon, 80 Happy Anniversary! Richard and Bunny Garth of Mason City, Iowa, were married July 31, 1953, in San Diego, Calif. The couple will celebrate their 60th anniversary. Cards may be sent to them at 701 17th St. S.E., Mason City, IA 50401. They request no gifts, please. The couple has a daughter, Nancy Prins (Gordon) of Rock Falls, Iowa, and three grandchildren. GREENE — Velma (Gealow) Brannon will celebrate her 80th birthday with a card shower. Cards may be sent to: 102 E. Ridge Court, Greene, IA 50636. Velma was born July 18, 1933. She graduated from Nashua High School and worked as a telephone operator in Charles City. She married Emmett Brannon in 1957 and they farmed north of Greene until retirement. Her family includes Mike and Nancy Brannon, Pat and Dale Mennenga, Jackie and Mike Kramer, AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS Briar Cliff University Dean’s List SIOUX CITY — Approximately 294 students were named to the Briar Cliff University’s 2013 spring semester Dean’s List, including 74 students who achieved a perfect grade point average of 4.0. Full-time students who have a semester grade point average of 3.5 or greater and part-time students who complete six or more credits in a semester with a grade point average of at least 3.5 are eligible for the Dean’s List. An asterisk (*) indicates a 4.0 grade point average. North Iowa students recognized include: ALGONA — Andrea Altman, Michael Cox, *Karina Haas, Elizabeth Harms, Elizabeth Hohmeister, *Constanse Mechler, Jeannie Nemmers. KANAWHA — Tiffany Kitley. MASON CITY — Carter Kruckenberg, *Joshua Winters. THOMPSON — Felice Paden. WESLEY — *Andrew Reising, Jenna Richter, Jacob Rosenmeyer. WHITTEMORE — Josie Bjustrom. Keep Your Pet Looking Cool With Regular Grooming. Phil Brannon and Tom Brannon (deceased). She also has 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Call for Appointment • 641-357-8363 602 Pine Brooke Drive • Clear Lake Jeanine Marsolek-Owner/ Groomer Big and small dogs welcome SUNDAY, JULY 21, 2013 ✦ E3 GLOBE GAZETTE CELEBRATIONS MARRIED ENGAGED THANK YOU Mesner, Weatherford Archer, Bruns Thank You SPIRIT LAKE — Lindsey Mesner and Ross Weatherford were united in marriage on June 1, 2013, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Spirit Lake, Iowa, by Rev. Phill Andreasen. Lindsey is the daughter of Richard and Deborah Mesner of Rockwell. Lindsey’s grandparents are Stella Rodenberg of Spirit Lake, and Marjorie Mesner of Lake Park, Iowa. Ross is the son of Katrina Baker of Lakeview, Ark. Maid of honor was Rachael Mesner. Best man was Jeff Jones. Greeters and guest book attendants were Shelby Woodward and Sydney Atchison. Mary Beth Fishback was the bride’s personal attendant. Ushers were Kevin Farley and Andre Scott. Cellist Jay Elder and pianist/organist Mary Lou Ayers played “A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri for the processional. Soloist James Thompson sang “The Wedding Song (And There is Love)” by Noel Paul Stookey, accompanying himself on guitar. The recessional, “Trumpet Voluntary,” was played by organist Mary Lou Ayers. The bride wore a classic ballgown with multiple layers of ivory tulle designed by Liz Fields. The fitted, strapless bodice of re-embroidered chantilly lace featured a sweetheart neckline and was accented with an alabaster satin sash ANGELA ARCHER, of Arlington, Minn., is the daughter of Peter and Karen Archer of Arlington, Minn.. Angela is a graduate of Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School and Hennepin Technical College. She is the owner of Angela Archer Photography located in Arlington, Minn., and Mason City, Iowa. ADAM BRUNS, of Mason City, Iowa, is the son of Dirk and Carol Bruns of Mason City, Iowa. Adam is a graduate of Mason City High School and North Iowa Area May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be adored, glorified, loved and preserved throughout the world now and forever. St. Jude, worker of miracles, pray for us. St. Jude, hope of the helpless, pray for us. Say nine times a day for four days, then publish. Your prayer will be answered without failure. Thank you St. Jude. — A.L. THANK YOU can withstand your power. Oh Mary, conceived that featured a vintage Rockwell-Swaledale High without sin, pray for us (Never Known to Fail) flourish of pearls and crys- School, Iowa. She is who have recourse to thee Oh, Most Beautiful tals. The full ballgown skirt employed by Walden Grove (three times). Flower of Mt. Carmel, was finished with a wide High School of Sahuarita, Holy Mary, I place this Fruitful Vine, Splendor of lace border and scattered Ariz. Ross graduated from cause in your hands appliques that were ghost- Flippin High School, Flip- Heaven, Blessed Mother (three times). ed by an overlay of tulle pin, Ark. He is serving with of the Son of God, Say this prayer for Immaculate Virgin, assist that flowed into a full the United States Air Force, three consecutive days. me in my necessity. tiffany-length train. stationed in Tucson, Ariz. You must publish it Oh Star of the Son, Her veil was designed to The couple spent time in and it will be granted to complement the gown per- Rapid City, S.D., Cody and help me and show me herein you are my Moth- you. fectly as the train-length Jackson Hole, Wyo., Lake er. ivory illusion was accented Tahoe and Los Angeles on Oh, Holy Mary, Mother Thank You with matching appliques their travels to Arizona I would like to thank gracing her shoulders, from Iowa. A honeymoon is of God, Queen of Heaven everyone that sent cards and Earth, I humbly ghosted by an elbowplanned for winter 2013. and came to my birthday length blusher. The couple will reside in beseech you from the party, the well wishes and bottom of my heart to Entertainment, dinner Sahuarita, Arizona. succor me in my necessi- the gifts. It was a memoand dancing followed at Cards and well-wishes rable day, thank you all! Arrowwood Resort in may be mailed to the bride ty (make request). — Ben Muff There are none that Okoboji, Iowa, hosted by and groom c/o Richard Ted and Lisa Runkel. Mesner P.O. Box 541 RockLindsey graduated from well, IA 50469. Prayer to the Blessed Virgin AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS UW-Platteville Dean’s List PLATTEVILLE, Wis. — Natalie Braun, of Grafton, and Kory Watts, of Mason City, were named to the 2013 spring semester Community College. He is employed as assistant manager at MC Sports in Mason City. The couple will be married on Sept. 7, 2013, at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Arlington, Minn. Dean’s List at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Students who receive this academic honor in the College of Business, Industry, Life Science and Agriculture and the Col- Clarke University graduates DUBUQUE — Clarke University awarded degrees and lege of Liberal Arts and honors at its 170th commencement ceremony, May 11. Education must achieve a North Iowa graduates include: 3.75 grade point average, ALGONA — Rebecca J. Brosnan, Bachelor of Arts, and students in the College musical theatre, graduated summa cum laude (grade of Engineering, Math and point average of 3.80 or above). Science must earn a 3.5 GRAFTON — Tiffany M. Braun, Master of Science in grade point average. Nursing, nursing. Thank You We would like to say a “Big” Thank you to our family and friends for all the cards we received for our 50th wedding anniversary. It was fun to hear from so many! Love, — Alvin and Jackie Smit ACHIEVEMENTS Mount Mercy Dean’s List CEDAR RAPIDS — Mount Mercy University released its spring semester Dean’s List. Students with a semester grade point average of 3.60 or better while taking six or more semester hours, are eligible for the Dean’s List. North Iowa students recognized include include: BANCROFT — Kelsey Gerhart. CLEAR LAKE — Meg Monson. FOREST CITY — Haley Rinaldi, Anna Sichanthongthip. GARNER — Brianna Rayhons. Look for Up In Smoke BBQ Bash July 26 & 27 in East Park E4 ✦ SUNDAY, JULY 21, 2013 GLOBE GAZETTE CELEBRATIONS ENGAGED Borcherding, Storby Huinker,Jass Millard, Dye STEPHANIE BORCHERDING of Lake Mills, Iowa, is the daughter of Steve Borcherding of Latimer, Iowa, and Jodi Ames-Peterson of Ventura, Iowa. Her grandparents are Darrel and Norma Borcherding of Coulter, Iowa, and Marlis Ames and the late Robert Ames of Rockwell, Iowa. Stephanie graduated from Rockwell-Swaledale High School in 2005, Buena Vista University in 2010, and Grand Canyon University in 2012. Stephanie is employed at Lake Mills Community School District. MITCHELL STORBY of Lake Mills, Iowa, is the son of Robert Storby of Lake Mills, Iowa, and Angela Bacon of Lake Mills, Iowa. His grandparents are Marlene Storby and the late Donald Storby of Lake Mills, Iowa, and LeAnn Hagen and the late Gary Hagen of Lake Mills, Iowa. Mitchell graduated from Lake Mills High School in 2007 and the University of Northern Iowa in 2011. Mitchell is employed at Winnebago Industries as a Manufacturing Engineer. The couple will be married at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at Winnebago Lutheran Church in Lake Mills, Iowa. GWEN HUINKER of Cedar Falls, Iowa, is the daughter of Tom and Lisa Huinker of Garner, Iowa. She is a 2007 graduate of Garner-Hayfield High School and received a Masters of Accounting from University of Northern Iowa in 2012. Gwen is employed by McGladrey, LLP in Waterloo, Iowa. GREG JASS of Cedar Falls, Iowa, is the son of Todd and Julie Jass of Garner, Iowa. He is a 2007 graduate of Garner-Hayfield High School and received a Bachelors degree in Marketing from University of Northern Iowa in 2011. Greg is employed by Target Click Marketing in Cedar Falls, Iowa. The couple will be married at 3 p.m. Sept. 7, 2013, at the United Methodist Church in Garner. LISA MILLARD, of North Liberty, Iowa, is the daughter of Jeff and Kathy Millard of Garner, Iowa. Lisa graduated from the University of Iowa in 2008, and is employed by Aging Services, Inc. in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. COLBY DYE, of North Liberty, Iowa, is the son of Scott and Vonnie Amosson, and Paul Dye and Becky Mathews, of Clear Lake, Iowa. Colby graduated from the University of Iowa in 2010, and is employed by University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa. The couple will be married at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Ventura, Iowa. BIRTHDAY Help us wish Bernice Carmody THANK YOU a very happy 95th birthday on July 25, with a card shower. We would like to thank everyone who helped make our 65th anniversary a very special time. A special thanks to our children and grandchildren who made it possible. Also for all the beautiful cards we received. Thanks again, — Mary Helen and Ralph Luecht Cards may be sent to: 1000 N. Eisenhower Ave., Mason City IA 50401. Love, — Your family. Thank You BIRTHDAY Kathryn Ott, 95 Kathryn Ott formerly of Rockford will be 95 years old on July 28, 2013. Cards may be sent to her at: 2501 West State St. #20, Mason City, IA 50401. SUNDAY, JULY 21, 2013 ✦ E5 GLOBE GAZETTE CELEBRATIONS MARRIED ANNIVERSARIES Ryerkerk, 60 years WEST DES MOINES — Donald Ryerkerk and Joan Plate Ryerkerk of West Des Moines, Iowa, were married June 10, 1953, at Prairie City Christian Reformed Church, in Prairie City, Iowa. The couple will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. The couple’s children and their spouses are Doug Ryerkerk (Cheryl), Knoxville, Tenn., Steve Ryerkerk, Ocala, Fla., Carol Powell (Ray), Flemington, N.J., Dave Ryerkerk (Trish), Novi, Mich., Lori Ryerkerk (Mark Woodburn), Wassenaar, The Netherlands. They have 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Long time residents of Templeton, Merches MASON CITY — Amanda Lynn Templeton and Christopher Alan Merches were married June 1, 2013, at First Covenant Church in Mason City, with Pastor Steve Johnson officiating. Amanda is the daughter of Denny and Julie Templeton of Mason City, Iowa. Christopher is the son of Mark and Carol Merches of Mason City, Iowa. Matron of honor was Angela Marie Krage, sister of the bride. The bride’s attendants were Angela Dockum, friend of the bride, and Adrienne Johnston, friend of the groom. Best man was Todd Tipton, friend of the groom. The groom’s attendants were Clayton Merches, brother of the groom, and Jeremy Widner, friend of the groom. Flower girls were Availa Krage and Violet Krage, nieces of the bride. Amanda is employed as an LPN by Nora Springs Care Center in Nora Springs, Iowa. Christopher is employed by Winnebago Industries in Forest City, Iowa. The couple resides in Mason City, Iowa. ANNIVERSARY Henely, 25 years Ron and Denise Henely celebrated their 25th anniversary July 16, 2013, with family and friends. Ron and Denise are formerly of the Ventura and Mason City area. Mason City, Joan is a retired teacher from John Adams Middle School and Don is a retired Director of the North Iowa Area Agency on Aging. They were founding members of the Rolling Acres Christian Reformed Church. Tegtmeiers celebrate 50 years CHARLES CITY — Leonard ‘Teg’ Tegtmeier and Bonnie (Gray) Tegtmeier of Charles City, Iowa, were married July 27, 1963, at Immaculate Conception Church, in Charles City, Iowa. The couple will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with their children on a family vacation in July at the Big Cedar Lodge, located on Table Rock Lake in Ridgedale, Mo. Cards can be sent to Leonard and Bonnie Tegtmeier at 902 20th Ave., Charles City, IA 50616. The couple’s children and their spouses are Brian and Robin Tegtmeier, Louisville, Ky., Jeff and Lisa Bray, Mason City, Iowa. They have four grandchildren — Kelli and Nick Tegtmeier, Lucas and Hannah Bray. AWARDS Congratulations to Dan Barnes Congratulations to Randy Boehmer Dan was nominated by his co-workers at ConWay Freight to receive the Employee of the Month award for June. Randy received ConWay Freight’s Safety Recognition award for the month of June. ACHIEVEMENT Wrenna Walsh received her Bachelors Degree in Genetics, with a minor in Sociology, from Purdue University. Wrenna is the daughter of Thom and Peggy (Warschkow) Walsh, Hampton, and the grandaughter of Mike and Sharon Walsh, Mason City. Her family could not be more proud ! E6 ✦ SUNDAY, JULY 21, 2013 GLOBE GAZETTE CELEBRATIONS BIRTHDAYS Happy 75th Diane Ott! AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS Happy 75th Birthday, Seaberg inducted into honor society Kay ROCHESTER, Minn. — research through grants, ROCKWELL — Kay Kruckenberg of Rockwell, is celebrating her 75th birthday. She was born on July 24, 1938. Cards may be sent to: P.O. Box 421, Rockwell, IA We are helping Diane celebrate her 75th birthday with 50469. a card shower. Cards may be sent to 54 Rock Grove Drive, Nora Springs, IA 50458. We love you! Suzanne and Ross, Stephen and Patty and your grandchildren THANK YOU scholarships and monetary awards. Other services include online continuing education with interactive learning activities; career development programming that provides career resources from your first position through retirement, mentoring leadership programs, and alliances with leading providers of nursing knowledge products and services. Heidi is presently working towards her Master’s Degree in the Nurse Practitioner field. She will be starting her final year working with the Mayo Clinic Nurse Practitioner Residency Program and Heidi Jacobsen Seaberg will complete her degree in May of 2014. She is the daughter of Don and Donna Jacobsen of Garner. Look for Up In Smoke BBQ Bash July 26 & 27 in East Park ClearPACK Money $aving Packages Thank You Thank you to my neighbors, friends and family for all you did for me during my latest venture. And Thank You also for the beautiful Thank you to family and friends for making my 80th cards; they were very birthday so special with cards, phone calls, and gifts. much appreciated. What a wonderful day. — Colleen Boyle — Harriet Rust THANK YOU Heidi Jacobsen Seaberg was recently inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing at Winona State University/UCR Campus in Rochester, Minn. Kappa Mu is a national organization with a membership of more than 130,000 active members, who reside in 85 countries, and at present has 486 chapters in institutions of higher learning around the globe. Sigma Theta Tau International offers a biennial convention, an international research congress, and contributes more than $200,000 annually to nursing Local & Long Distance Phone High Speed Internet Digital Cable TV 107 N. 4th Street, Clear Lake 641-357-2111 www.cltel.com SHOP OVER 350 NEW & USED VEHICLES www.MikeMolsteadMotors.com 1406 & 1501 S. Grand Charles City • 641-228-7220 • 1-800-475-FORD SUNDAY, JULY 21, 2013 ✦ E7 GLOBE GAZETTE CELEBRATIONS Party & Event Planning AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS She accompanies voice students, as well as music theater and opera workshops. In MASON CITY — Katie Daugherty, 2013 she participated in the Aria and daughter of Nick and Sue Daugherty, of Concerto Competition, performing Mason City, is the recipient of the MilBeethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in C dred Wolf Scholarship, presented through major. She plays bass in the jazz band, the Matinee Musicale Club. and has also been a member of the symDaugherty was a home school graduphonic band and orchestra at Northwestate who dual enrolled at Mason City ern. She is pursuing a degree in music High School, graduating in 2011. Her education, while participating in opporhigh school music achievements and tunities for collaborative piano work, as honors include: Division I ratings at Iowa well. High School Music Association solo The Mildred Wolf Scholarship is contest all four years of high school. 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E8 ✦ SUNDAY, JULY 21, 2013 GLOBE GAZETTE CELEBRATIONS MEMORIALS AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS NEW ARRIVALS In Loving Memory of Marlow receives Eagle Scout award Martin ‘Marty’ Enabnit February 15, 1952 — July 19, 2010 Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength While loving someone deeply gives you courage You showed us your strength and fought like the Marine that you were always proud to be, and it gave us courage to go on without you. Tristan Marlow, 16, earned the rank of Eagle Scout, on March 15, 2013, and received his award at a ceremony held on May 11, 2013 at Christ the King Catholic Church in Des Moines, Iowa. Tristan has been a scout since 2008 advancing to the rank of Eagle, earning 34 merit badges during his scouting career. Positions of responsibility include Patrol Leader, Quartermaster, Librarian and Instructor. He has earned special recognition and awards as Order of the Arrow and Quartermaster Mid-Iowa Council. At this time Tristan is attending the 2013 National Boy Scout Jamboree. Tristan’s Eagle Scout Project was an outdoor science classroom for Christ the King School. He will be a junior this fall, at St. Albert Catholic School Kylee Crooks Tristan Marlow in Council Bluffs. Tristan is the son of Troy and Julie (Ballantyne) Marlow of Council Bluffs and the grandson of Bob and Deb Ballantyne of Mason City, and Jim and Sheila Marlow of Lake of the Ozark, Missouri. Jefferson earns Master of Science degree Jennifer (Morud) Jefferson graduated with a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Forever in our hearts Iowa State University Your loving family (ISU) on May 10. Jefferson is a 2002 graduate of Nora Springs-Rock Falls High School and also graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree in Civil EngiThank You neering from ISU in 2007. The family of Gene Her graduate research Nack would like to thank focused on how turbuall who remembered us lence in lakes and oceans with prayers, cards, affects the mixing of memorials, food and flow- nutrients and pollutants. ers following his death. While at ISU she was Our thanks to Pastor Z for involved with the Society her fine service and kind of Women Engineers, outwords to our family and reach within the Civil our thanks also to the Engineering department, ladies of Emmanuel and also presented her Lutheran Church for serv- research at the 65th annuing the lunch. It is all al meeting of the Division greatly appreciated. of Fluid Dynamics of the –Our sincere American Physical Society appreciation in San Diego, Calif., Nov. MASON CITY — Ryan and Mindy Crooks, of Mason City, are the parents of a daughter, Kylee Ryan Crooks, born at 11:15 a.m. June 7, 2013, at Mercy Medical Center — North Iowa, Mason City. She weighed 7 pounds, 2.4 ounces, and was 19¾ inches long. Kylee is welcomed by proud big sisters, Kaley and Kelsy. Grandparents are Craig and Janice Crooks, Mason City, Jeff Rosenberg, Grafton, and Mary Rosenberg, St. Ansgar. Great-grandparents, are Phyllis Norby, St. Ansgar, and Erma Duponcheele, Stacyville. THANK YOU Sara Lynn Knoll Feb. 18, 1975 — July 25, 1993 We Miss You! Jennifer Jefferson 20, 2012. Jennifer and her husband will be moving to Golden, Colo., where she will pursue her Ph.D. in hydrologic sciences and engineering at Colorado School of Mines. Landon Gabe MASON CITY — Eric and Bethany Gabe, of Mason City, are the parents of a son, Landon, born at 12 a.m. June 10, 2013, at Mercy Medical Center — North Iowa, Mason City. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 21 inches long.