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Mason City, Iowa âœŚ Sunday, April 18, 2010

Happy 30th Birthday Mike Dwyer!

Engaged Megan Marie Eno and Ryan James Hejlik

Love, Shelby, Quintin & Jack!

plan to be married at 3:30 p.m. on June 26, 2010, at Rolling Acres Christian Reformed Church in Mason City.

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Engaged Together with their families, Dana Marie Howell and Blake Martin Logan are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. The couple will be married Saturday, July 10, 2010, at Bethesda Lutheran Church in Ames.

Alex and Maryanna Duffy, of Waukee, are parents of a daughter, Reese Alexis, born at 12:28 p.m. Dec. 14, 2009 at Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines.

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Pals, 25 years MASON CITY — Arlin Keith and Sandra Jean (Stricker) Pals of Mason City were married April 27, 1985, at St. James Lutheran Church in Mason City. They will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. May 2 at the East Park Shelter House No. 4 (west of the deer pen on the hill) in Mason City. Greetings may be sent to Arlin and Sandra at 698 17th St. S.E., Mason City, 50401. The couple’s children and their spouses are Keith Pals (and special friend, Mandy) of Mason City, Aaron (Kathy) Pals of Manly; Marcus (Kelly)

The clock’s been punched for the last time, The daily grind has been left behind, No more drives or tests, It’s time to kick back and rest! Sandy’s retiring after 32 years with the Iowa Department of Transportation. Come celebrate with us at an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 24, at the VFW in Mason City, or send your wishes to 1113 Birch Drive, Mason City.


Dean, Smith MELANIE APRIL DEAN, of Marion, is the daughter of Rich and Linda Dean, of Marion. Melanie is a graduate of Kirkwood College in Cedar Rapids, and attended the University of Iowa, Iowa City for two years. CHAD MATTHEW SMITH, of Mason City, is the son of Susan R. Smith and the late Dean C. Schmidt of Mason City. He is a graduate of Kirkwood College in Cedar Rapids

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Tyler of Des Moines; Shawn (Angela) Pals of Minneapolis, Minn.; Matt (Carrie) Tyler of Mason City and Amy Pals of Nora Springs. They also have seven grandchildren.

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MASON CITY — Ray O. Davis, of Mason City, will celebrate his 90th birthday with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 25, at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 100 First St. N.E., Mason City. He was born April 27, 1920. Cards may be sent to Ray at 816 11th St. N.E., Mason City. Please join the family and friends of Ray, as we celebrate the life and times of his 90 years. No gifts, please.

MASON CITY — Robert Lukes, of Mason City, will celebrate his 95th birthday at an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 18, at 2060 Kentucky Ridge, Mason City. He was born April 20, 1915 in Protivin. Cards can be sent to Robert at the following address: 2060 Kentucky Ridge Assisted Living, Apt. 324, Mason City, Iowa 50401.


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Gladys Hull, 90 MASON CITY — Gladys Hull, of Mason City, will celebrate her 90th birthday Thursday, April 22. She was born April 22, 1920. Cards may be sent to Gladys at the following address: 302 Second St. N.E., Mason City, Iowa 50401.

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Howell, Logan Together with their families, Dana Marie Howell and Blake Martin Logan are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Dana is the daughter of Dennis and Cyndy Howell of Ames. She is a 2006 graduate of Ames High School and a 2009 graduate of Iowa State University, where she earned her bachelor of science degree in elementary education. She is currently employed as a substitute teacher in the Wichita Public School District. Blake is the son of Brian and Nancy Logan of Mason City. He is a 2003 graduate of Mason City

Your Tuxedo Store High School and a 2008 graduate of Iowa State University, where he earned his bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering. He is currently employed as a process specialist at ICM (an ethanol fuel technology provider) in Wichita, Kan. The couple will be married Saturday, July 10, 2010, at Bethesda Lutheran Church in Ames.

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MASON CITY — Arlyn Thomas and Elaine Emelie (Westcott) Brosdahl of Mason City were married April 17, 1960, at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Manly. Arlyn and Elaine will celebrate their 50th (golden) wedding anniversary with a family dinner on April 17, 2010, at the Prime ‘N Wine Restaurant in Mason City. Greetings may be sent to the couple at 1529 S. Virginia Ave., Mason City 50401. The couple’s children and their spouses are Bradley (Sherry) Brosdahl of Glenwood and Brian

Mrs. Anita Sullivan announces the engagement of her grandson, Charles Michels III, to Sarah McConnell. Charles is completing his master’s degree at the University of Northern Iowa and Sarah is completing her master’s degree at the University of Iowa. They plan a July wedding in Cedar Falls. Celebrating with them are their parents, John and Margaret McConnell of Belleville, Ill., Chuck and

(Kimberly) Brosdahl of Woodbury, Minn. They also have six grandchildren: Kris, Hannah, McKendri, Abbigail, Annalise and Brittany.

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MEGAN MARIE ENO, of Sheffield, is the daughter of Jack and Cheryl Eno also of Sheffield. She is a 2003 graduate of Sheffield-Chapin/Meservey-Thornton High School and a 2008 graduate of North Iowa Area Community College with an RN degree from the ADN program. Megan is currently pursuing her B.S.N. degree at Allen College of Nursing in Waterloo. She is employed with Mercy THANK YOU Medical Center-North Iowa in Mason City. Thank you RYAN JAMES HEJLIK, I would like to thank all my friends and family for the of Sheffield, is the son of visits while I was at Mercy Medical Center — North Iowa Jerry Hejlik of Clear Lake and since returning home to Northwood. Thank you Northwood Kensett High School students and teachers for the visits and calls. You are the best. Pat and Steve, you are the greatest. Doris, thank you for the deacon’s care and Kris, for Patches’ care. The Rev. Ken Gehling and the Rev. David Kucera — thank you for your visits. Joan, your hotel is great. Six West, you were so good to me, even when I got upset. Thank you Schukei Chevrolet (Roger Pearce and crew), for getting my car repairs done so I could drive the car back home. — Susan Mega, Northwood

MALLORY YOUNG, of Garner, is the daughter of Marvin and Jacki Young, also of Garner. She is a 2004 graduate of Garner-Hayfield High School, a 2009 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa and is currently teaching seventh grade literature and language arts at the Hampton-Dumont Community Schools. TAD HARTWIG, of Klemme, is the son of Tom Hartwig of Garner and Darla Mallas of Ogden. He is a 2000 graduate of Garner-Hayfield High School and attended Iowa Lakes Community College in Estherville. Tad is currently employed at Stellar Industries and also sells real estate for Schoneman Realtors in Garner. The couple plans to be married at 2 p.m. June 19, 2010, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Garner.

Shelly Miller of Charles City and Bernie Michels of Hiawatha. Celebrating with them in spirit is the groom’s mother, Ileen Michels, and his grandfather, Larry Sullivan.

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Sue Klatt Happy Birthday! Sue will be celebrating her 60th birthday at St. Joseph’s Church social hall at 302 Fifth St. S.E., Mason City from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 25, 2010. All friends and family are invited. Cards may be sent to 1050 Eighth St. S.W., Mason City, Iowa 50401.

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Happy 30th Birthday Mike Dwyer!

Love, Shelby, Quintin & Jack!

Pundt, Waldron DANIELLE NICOLE PUNDT, of Marshalltown, is the daughter of Jeanice Arment, also of Marshalltown. She is a graduate of Marshalltown High School and cosmetology college at the Iowa School of Beauty. Danielle is employed with Headliner Salon in Marshalltown. ANTHONY BRIAN WALDRON, of Marshalltown, is the son of Brian and Rita Waldron of Ventura. He is a graduate of Ventura High School and earned an associate degree from Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon in powerline work. He is employed with Alliant Energy in Marshalltown. The couple will be married on July 17, 2010, in an outdoor ceremony at the Harvester Golf Course and Country Club in Rhodes, Iowa.

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CLEAR LAKE — Ashley Gagnon and Zach Wistey were married on Aug. 8, 2009, at the First Congregational Church in Clear Lake. Ashley is the daughter of Paul and Glynis Gagnon. Zach is the son of Bill and Pat Wistey. Grandparents of the couple are Betty Wegner, Charles and Theresa Gagnon, and Glenna Putney. Maid of honor was Alyssa Gagnon. Other bridesmaids include Rachel Ronan, Laura Devine and Mickaela Mahaffey. Best man was Cale Lang. Other groomsmen were Spencer Neuberger, Cory Dwyer and Brad McIntire. Flower girls were Maikana Devine and Lauren Jurgens. Ushers were Ryan Ronan, Tyler Rosenberg and Andrew Nicholas. A reception hosted by Matt and Nancy Brinkman and Tim and Dorothy Neubauer was held at the Ventura THANK YOU Community Center. Ashley is a graduate of Clear Lake High School and Thank you will graduate from North Iowa Area Community College The family of Betty Jordan would like to thank every- with her LPN degree in May. Zach is a graduate of Clear Lake High School, NIACC and is employed with Burtone for all the love, concern, and prayers shown to us ness- Lungren Plumbing and Heating. during Betty’s illness and since her passing. They are at home at 1405 Second Ave. N., Clear Lake. Thank you for the food, cards, flowers, and memorials that we have received. A special thank you to Pastor Rose Marie Nack for her visits and prayers, Pastor Ron Bolinger for his visits and E-mail news update prayers, and to Hospice of North Iowa for the wonderful Sign up to receive an update from care that she received. Our deep appreciation to everyeach day at 2 p.m. You can sign up for the free service one that helped in any way. by clicking “e-mail updates” on the top tool bar at: — Edwin Jordan Linda, Kenneth, Renae and Travis Kroneman Larry and Linda Jordan, Jessica, Tresa and Amber


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Chapman, 25 years BELMOND — A card shower is planned for Bryan and Vicki Chapman for their 25th wedding anniversary which is April 20, 2010. Vicki L. Wedeking and Bryan Chapman were married at the Evangelical Free Church at Clear Lake by the Rev. Kent Wagoner on April 20, 1985. They are the parents of three children, Steven, Breanne and Daniel. Their address is 412 Fourth St. N.E., Belmond, Iowa, 50421, and they would appreciate hearing from you.

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AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS Webb, Charles Weiner, Central Springs Jace Whitehurst, Gage honor roll Williams. 10th Grade: Jennifer MANLY — Central Arndt, Dylan Coyle, Jared Springs High School Enderson, Brianna Holden, released its third quarter Sheldon Jones, Tori Jones, honor roll. Students recMarissa Miller, Makayla ognized are as follows: Mills, Lauren Orlowski, A Honor Roll Nickolas Treloar, Dakota 9th Grade: Whitney Van Hauen, Samantha Adams, Angela Benjegerdes, Adam Brinkman, Wurtzel. 11th Grade: Desarae Anna Franke, Amanda Ackerman, Kaitlyn Bartel, Hargis, Kellen Kessler, Shaelee Cooper, Sydnie Amber Kisner, Marissa Mackin, Travis McAllister, Cota, Emily Dunbar, Kelly Gourley, Tyler Mattox, Amy Prestholt, Taylor Cole McAllister, Jayden Richardson, Carrissa Ott, Lynzy Peters, Paige Trenhaile, Matthew Tweeten, Kyle White, Kole Roney, Lindsey Samuelson, Cassidy Sliger, Cody Witte, Nicole Young. 10th Grade: Sophia Ben- Smith, Ryan Stiles, Lacy White. jegerdes, Rachel Bor12th Grade: Spencer chardt, Tanner Fink, Jared Behne, Emily Bell, Taylor Foster, Molly Frank, Erin Hutzel, Bethany Isaacson, Hagen, Emily Heaverlo, Rachel Holden, Matthew Kathryn Lang, Hunter Kelley, Andrew Kraninger, Lauritsen, Marissa Leake, Amber McNatt, Karen Ethan Losee, Samantha Poulin, Christopher RedMueller, Alexandra Nodtvedt, Dilan Ott, Emily fern, Zachary Siefken, Alex Siewert, Danielle Willsher. Peterson, Casey Roegner, Samuel Shanks, Cassandra Upshaw, Taylor Webb, Student places in Taylor Yezek. 11th Grade: Brooke Bad- international math ker, Ashley Brinkman, competition Robert Corell-Johanns, INDIANOLA — SimpElizabeth Gobeli, Nichol son College student Hebel, Morgan Lawson, Stephen Henrich, of Jacob Lister, Michael Mackin, Jacob Mills, Ben- Mason , received the finalist ranking at this year’s jamin Nettleton, Allison Mathematical/InterdisciPike, Sarah Tweeten. 12th Grade: Olivia Coro- plinary Contest in Modeling. nado, Marcus Cottrell, Henrich is currently a Cody Fedeler, John Harfreshman mathematics, ringa, Laura Hutzel, Benbiology and biochemistry jamin Lipp, Cody Moore, Jennifer Pope, Amy Rosen- triple major. During the 96-hour baum, Brionna Sommers, international competition, Taylor Tierney, Jason three-person student Walker, Eric Welsh. teams worked together to B Honor Roll solve real-world problems 9th Grade: Derek faced by scientists. Out of Anderson, Graham Brua, the 19 teams Simpson Brian Chodur, Lincoln Jost, Colton Kisner, Alexia entered in the competition, one team received the Moore, Ryan Moretz, finalist ranking, meaning Katelyn Scholbrock, that the team finished in Schyler Sundvold, Jacob

to 3.74, and students graduating summa cum laude had a grade point average of 3.75 to 4.00. North Iowa graduates include: ALGONA — Tana Area 4-H youth Harms, associate in recognized applied science, nursing; MASON CITY — Three Lauri Hoover, associate in Cerro Gordo County 4applied science, nursing; H’ers were recognized for Brooke Myers, associate in their accomplishments at applied science, nursing; the Northeast Area 4-H Benjamin Schultze, associRecognition Events, held ate in applied science, in Mason City and Oelautomotive technology; wein. Opportunities for Andrea Willms, associate recognition include State in arts. 4-H Council, Iowa Youth BANCROFT — Patrick Technology Team, Nation- Kelly, associate in applied al 4-H Conference, science, nursing. National 4-H Youth ConBRITT — Garry Kerns, gress, and State 4-H Proassociate in applied sciject Awards. ence, nursing. The following will repGARNER — Amber Cleresent Cerro Gordo Coun- venger, associate in ty: Randy Groh, of Thorn- applied science, nursing. ton, State Tech Team KANAWHA — Deena Award Program; Morgan Zadow, associate in Lawson, of Plymouth, applied science, nursing. National 4-H Congress NORTHWOOD — Brian and State Horse Project, Nugent, associate in sciand McKenzie Hannaence, graphic design and Marken, of Clear Lake, technology. National 4-H Congress THOMPSON — Dawn and National 4-H Confer- Rosen, associate in applied ence Award Program. science, nursing. 4-H’ers determined WESLEY — Shelby personal project goals, Kunkel, associate in arts; developed learning plans Jolene Vrieze, associate in and evaluated their 4-H applied science, nursing. experiences. This inforWHITTEMORE — Amy mation was summarized in Riggert, associate in arts, their 4-H application for cum laude. consideration by the Northeast Area RecogniTice scholarship tion Event volunteers. the top 2 to 3 percent of teams worldwide. Simpson’s team was one of only 10 U.S. teams to receive this ranking.

winners Iowa Lakes graduates EMMETSBURG —Iowa Lakes Community College announced its graduation list for the end of the fall, 2009 semester. Students graduating cum laude had a grade point average of 3.25-3.49; students graduating magna cum laude had a grade point average of 3.50

MASON CITY — Eleven North Iowa students have each been awarded $2,000 scholarships funded by the George I and Eunice A. Tice Scholarship and Education Fund. The fund, administered by Mercy Medical Center Foundation — North Iowa, is designed to support studens wishing to pursue a

THANK YOU career in the medical field at any college, medical or technical school. Money provided by the scholarships may also be used to finance a medical education program or lecture. Scholarship recipients for 2010 are: Megan Schriver, Greene; Travis Kruger, Grafton; Candice Sturges, Rockwell; Ellen Majewski, Greene; Kelli Olson, Nashua; Caitlin Murray, Mason City; Sarah Martin, Rockwell; Heather Rodemeyer, Clear Lake; Kelli Larson, Clear Lake; Courtney Thomas, Clear Lake, and Kyle Huegel, Charles City.

Drake University scholarships DES MOINES — The following North Iowa residents are full-time students in Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Recently, they received scholarships in recognition of their academic merit. GRAFTON — Megan Rustad, Iowa Pharmacy Foundation. OSAGE — Karen Kolbet, CVS Pharmacy Scholarship. VENTURA — Jessica Taylor, Walgreens Company Scholarship.

Missouri Military Academy honor roll MEXICO, Mo. — Cadet Joshua Beyer was recently placed on the Dean’s Honor Roll for his academic and military grades at Missouri Military Academy. In addition, he was awarded the Academic Fourragere for superior scholastic achievement. Beyer is the nephew of Dean and Barbara Beyer, of Mason City, Iowa.

Thank you Thank you, everyone, who made my retirement party so special. To my family and friends that honored me with their presence, I appreciate you helping me celebrate this milestone. Thank you for the many cards and gifts I received. I was overwhelmed by the outpouring of well wishes. — Dean Miner

Thank you I wish to thank the ChitChat Cafe of Thornton and everyone that came to my 80th birthday coffee and donuts on March 23. Many kind words and cards were received that will always be remembered. Also, thanks to brother Virgil for the ad in the newspaper. — Ivan Wagner

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Happy 8th Birthday

Oh Lordy!

Hunter Love, Mom and Dad Grandma and Grandpa Kuhlemeier and Grandma Conroy

He’s NOT 40! But still kind of nifty for turning 50! Happy 50th Dave Meyer of Latimer

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Thank you “Remembering You on Your Birthday”

Reese Duffy WAUKEE — Alex and Maryanna Duffy, of Waukee, are parents of a daughter, Reese Alexis, born at 12:28 p.m. Dec. 14, 2009 at Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines. She weighed 8 lbs., 8 oz., and was 20 inches long. Reese is welcomed by a sister, Reagan Grace. Grandparents are Jim and Ardy Boucher, Des Moines, and John and Paula Duffy, Mason City.


Your wife, you family and your friends.

Wallace, 25 years MASON CITY — James and Christine (Johnson) Wallace of Mason City were married on April 19, 1985, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Mason City. They will celebrate their 25th anniversary with a trip at a later date. The couple’s children and their spouses are Josiah and Andrea Sovern of Sierra Vista, Ariz., and Laura Wallace of Min-

The moment you died our hearts split in two. One side filled with memories, the other side died with you. Remembering you is easy but missing you is a heartache that never goes away. Life has gone on without you but will never be the same. We hold you tightly within our hearts and there you will remain. Missing you and loving you always and forever.


Thank you

neapolis, Minn. They also have two grandchildren.

I would like to thank everyone who had sent cards and happy birthday messages to me to help celebrate my 85th birthday last month. It meant so much to hear from all of you and that made the day even more special. Thank you again. — Joe Bamrick

Thank you to our family and friends who attended Kelsey’s bridal shower on April 3. We received many beautiful gifts and would like to extend our sincere appreciation. Special thanks to the mothers from the Meservey-Thornton Class of 2004 for planning the event. — Kelsey Keehn and Tate Lage

The Manly High School Class of 1959 invites anyone who attended Manly High School to the annual Manly High School Reunion on Sunday, June 6, 2010 at the North Central/Central Springs High School in Manly. Registration will be from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. with dinner served at 12:30 p.m. Reservations are required by May 12, 2010 and are $13 per person. Please make checks payable to Manly School Reunion and mail to Darlene Weitzel, 431 S. Louisiana Ave., Mason City, Iowa 50401.



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Thank you I’d like to send out a huge thank you to members of the community who helped me to have an amazing experience at the Iowa Junior Miss program the week of March 7-13. My sponsors were We Care Chiropractic, NTI, CL Tel, Dr. Carney and Sorenson, Shill Home Improvement, and Browns Shoe Fit. Thank you all for giving me the opportunity to travel to Ottumwa. I’d also like to thank my high school counselor, Mrs. Cathy Spotts, for informing me of this experience and for always upbeat advice. Another thank you goes to many members of the community for supporting me, not only in Iowa Junior Miss, but in all aspects of life. Living here and representing North Iowa at the program makes me so proud — the


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community is so incredibly supportive of all of its members. Thanks again. — Jordan Crosser Senior at Clear Lake High School

Thank you The family of Henry “Hank” Pigman would like to express our sincere gratitude to everyone for their heartwarming support and sympathy. Your comforting acts of kindness, whether through cards, flowers, food, thoughts, prayers or charitable contributions will forever be remembered. — Millie and family

BRIDAL SHOPS The Bridal Theatre 139 W. 4th St., St. Ansgar, IA 50472 641.713.2303 Make a memory last a life time with beautiful attire for your wedding at The Bridal Theatre. New 2010 wedding gowns and Mothers gowns are arriving daily. Stop in and see the great selection of Prom dresses still available, at the Bridal Theatre downtown St. Ansgar, 641-7132303. Extended hours now open Thursday evenings until 7:00 pm through April. Hours Monday - Friday 10 - 5, Saturday 10 - 3 The Bridal Garden 641.585.9333 Miller Photography 641.590.0659 306 South Clark, Forest City The Bridal Garden celebrating our 10th Anniversary. We carry gowns, tiaras, dresses & more. We can assist you with outfitting your entire wedding party (dresses to tuxes). Come experience the personal touch from the Bridal Garden. Weddings made easy. Formalities 641.423-6124 21 2nd St NE, Mason City Formalities has gowns for every size and every age. Baptismal, flowergirls, junior bridesmaids, prom, bridesmaids, bridals, mother and grandmother gowns! We have over 100 wedding gowns in stock and are always receiving new styles! Trust our elite group of seamstresses to create that perfect fit! Formalities carries all the accessories needed for your special event! Formalities is also North Iowa’s prom headquarters! We stock over 200 prom gowns and register your gown for your school! Don’t forget our fashion purses with over 50 in stock. Shop Formalities - yesterday, today and tomorrow. Sweet Things, etc. 641.822.4918 114 3rd Street, Rockwell Tues. & Thurs. Noon-8pm; Wed. & Fri. Noon-6pm; Sat. 10am-2pm; Sun. By Appointment Prom Central in full swing. Sweet Things, etc. is your full service bridal shop offering everything you need for you and your special day. We offer hundreds of gowns in stock in all sizes for you to choose from, and of course in-house alterations. We require appointments for bridal consultations so we can spend one-on-one time helping you choose the perfect gown! Sweet Things, etc... making beautiful weddings, one bride at a time! Check our website for upcoming events!! Sew Heavenly Creations LLC 641.892.4111 209 W. Gilman St. Sheffield, IA Open 7 days a week. Appointments welcome. MS-20132419 Email: Let us help you make your wedding day special. We have a variety of bridal gowns, bridesmaid dresses, mother and grandmother gowns. We provide in-house alterations, free of charge, to ensure the perfect fit. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, our seamstresses will help you design your perfect dress. We also have a great selection of accessories. Tux rental is available. Sew Heavenly Creations is your “Bridal Store & Sew Much More!”

RECEPTIONS Grafton Community Center 641.748.2970 or 641.420.3609 202 6th Avenue, Grafton Large facility great for wedding receptions, parties, and anniversaries. Many decorations available at NO extra charge. Meeting room also available. Duncan Community Ballroom 641.843.3353 4 miles west of Garner Seating for 500, 40x70 dance floor. Serve your own food/ caterers welcome. Meeting room available.

DJ SERVICES Kirk’s Custom DJ 641.423.1126 or 800.496.1126 Make your wedding reception dreams a reality and Knights of Columbus 641.424.5300 your dance truly fun, unique & memorable. 551 S. Taft, Mason City Beautiful facility to host your wedding, anniversary INVITATIONS or meetings. Max capacity Uncorked of 300. Please call for additional information. 312 Main Avenue,Clear Lake 641.357.1120 REHEARSAL DINNERS Uncorked proudly offers all of the hottest trends in Decker House Bed & Breakfast / Sour Grapes Bistro save the date cards, invitations, enclosure cards, 641.423.4700 or 888.363.4700 programs, thank you notes, and bridal essentials. 119 2nd street SE, Mason City Call today to schedule your private consultation. Elegant surroundings in this Neoclassical PRINTING 1890’s home. Perfect for intimate weddings, PSI - Printing Services, Inc. rehearsal dinners, luncheons and cozy receptions. 641.424.3538 Conveniently located behind Music Man Square. 1915 4th St. SW, Mason City Printing for all of your special occasion needs: TRAVEL Weddings, Graduation, Birthdays, Anniversaries, Allen Travel Agency & Cruise Quest Reunions, Baby & More! 641.357.5223 or 800.475.5223 300 1st Ave. N., Clear Lake PostNet We are your full time professional travel planners 641.423.1980 and cruise vacation specialist, in service since 451 Indian Head Dr., Mason City 1951. Between Wal-Mart & Kohl’s Featuring the finest in personalized wedding and TUXEDOS social stationery Whether it’s an invitation for a wedding, an anniversary or graduation, depend on Moorman Clothiers 641.423.5222 / 2 South Federal, Mason City PostNet to deliver the perfect message. RECEPTIONS Your Tuxedo Professionals Mason City Country Club 641.424.3014 Sir Knight Formalwear 3331 19th St. SW, Mason City 641.424.6018 Membership not required! Sit down dinners. Multiple style buffets. Appetizer buffet. Dance floor 19 2nd Street NE, Mason City and more! Call today for more information. Formalwear is our specialty. Detailed individualized service. MacNider Art Museum 641.421.3666 WEDDING SITE AND RECEPTION 303 Second Street SE, Mason City PM Park 15297 Rainy Drive South Shore, Clear Lake Unforgettable weddings, distinguished receptions. 641.357.1991 or 641.529.2222 An elegant setting to make lasting memories. Wedding site, reception and lodging available all on beautiful Clear Lake.

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THANK YOU After the sudden death He went out of our mother, Betty Werle hunting pheasants of Manly, the number of and found cards, calls, food, contrihis treasure there. butions to the wonderful Their love would Hospice center, and perlast forever sonal condolences received like the best were far greater than we of memories shared. possibly could have imagWith truth ined. Her sons and extendand genuineness ed family would like to she lived and laughed express their deep, heartand loved. felt gratitude to all who Now once again together offered support and love to they’re hand in hand her during her nearly sevand free, enty years as a Manly resiOn a new adventure dent. in a place we can’t yet see. Among the many cards we received, one had the (written by Doug Brink) following handwritten poem inside that capThe family of Betty tures the love and lives Werle humbly thanks all

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who participated in celebrating her life with us. To Father David Kucera, we especially appreciate your touching tribute to our mother. Her love, kindnesses, and unending devotion will be forever cherished. — The Werle Boys

Taste of Clear Lake 6:30 p.m. Contact Clear Lake Chamber of Commerce at 641-357-2159 JUNE 20, 2010* Father’s Day BBQ Cruise 1:00 p.m. JULY 4, 2010* Fireworks Party Cruise 8:00 p.m. JULY 23, 2010 Ghost Stories Cruise 9:00 p.m. Contact Jean Casey at Clear Lake Public Library 641-357-6133 AUGUST 14, 2010* Pirate Party Cruise - Adults 7:00 p.m. * Tickets available at the Lake of the Lake. For our public cruise schedule or additional information on the Specialty Cruises go to our website: or call 641-357-2243. MS-20129458

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