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Mason City, Iowa âœŚ Sunday, April 25, 2010

Happy 50th Birthday Floyd Engelking!

New Arrival

Floyd will be 50 on April 28.

James O. Andersen Jr. and Shelby S. Andersen, of Mason City, are parents of a daughter,

If you see him, wish him Happy Birthday.

Brooklyn Nichole Andersen, born at 7:56 a.m. April 13, 2010 at Mercy Medical Center — North Iowa, Mason City.


40th Anniversary John and Pam (Modderman) Van Gerpen of Garner were married April 25, 1970, at the Zion Lutheran Church in Clear Lake.

Tess A. Dailey and Luke A. Davis will be married at 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 9, 2010, in an outdoor ceremony overlooking the lake at Perry Mound Resort in Balsam Lake, Wis.

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Please join us at an open house coffee in honor of the 85th birthday of

Van Gerpen, 40 years

Reva Pedelty from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 1, at First Methodist Church 202 N. Hawkeye Ave., Nora Springs, Iowa No gifts, please She was born May 3, 1925.

Stromley, Regan CHELSEA STROMLEY, of Rockwell, is the daughter of Dan and Lois Stromley, of Rockwell. Chelsea is a 2006 graduate of Rockwell-Swaledale High School and will be graduating from Northwestern College with a bachelor of liberal arts degree with a major in social work on May 8, 2010. JEFF REGAN, of Council Bluffs, is the son of Bob and Teri Regan, also of Council Bluffs. He is a 2006 graduate of Abraham Lincoln High School and will be graduating from Northwestern College with a bachelor of liberal arts degree with a computer science major on May 8, 2010. The couple will be married at 3 p.m. on June 26, 2010, in Northwestern College’s Christ Chapel in Orange City.

Greetings may be sent to Reva at: 26 5th St. N.W., Nora Springs, Iowa 50458.

GARNER — John and Pam (Modderman) Van Gerpen of Garner were married April 25, 1970, at the Zion Lutheran Church in Clear Lake. They will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with a family dinner on April 25, 2010. Cards may be sent to them at 195 E. 10th St., Garner, Iowa, 50438. The couple’s daughter is Heather (Matt) Curtis of Clear Lake. They have two grandchildren, Aspen and Tyler.

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70th Birthday



Brooklyn Andersen MASON CITY — James O. Andersen Jr. and Shelby S. Andersen, of Mason City, are parents of a daughter, Brooklyn Nichole Andersen, born at 7:56 a.m. April 13, 2010 at Mercy Medical Center — North Iowa, Mason City. She weighed 8 lbs., and was 21 inches long. Brooklyn is welcomed by brothers, Levi and Dylan, and a sister, Madison. Grandparents are LeaAnn Lunn and the late Jerry Lunn, of Clear Lake;

Pat Fitzgerald, of Mason City, will celebrate his 70th birthday t an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 2, at the Mason City VFW, 1603 S. Monroe Ave., Mason City. He requests no gifts, please.

Happy Birthday, Dad! Attention all family and friends — please join us to wish our Dad a very happy day! No cards or presents needed, just you! Love you, Lori and Liz


Hudson Meyer NEWTON — Cory and Kristi Meyer, of Newton, are parents of a son, Hudson David Meyer, born at 8:31 a.m. April 7, 2010 at Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines. He weighed 8 lbs., 12 oz., and was 21½ inches long. Hudson has a sister, Avery, three-years-old. Grandparents are Steve and Diana Meyer, of Mason City, and Sue Rowen, of Hansell. Great-grandparents are James and Marjorie Hogon, and Paul and Doris Meyer, all of Mankato, Minn., and Paul and Virginia Rowen, of Union, Iowa.


Zero Turn Mowers

Kathy Spilman, of Clear Lake; Judy Moen, of Albert Lea, Minn., and the late James Andersen, of Mason City. Great-grandparents are George and Betty Lunn, of Clear Lake, and Daniel Spilman, of Clear Lake.

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Elaine Havig, 95 OSAGE — Elaine Havig, of Osage, will be honored at a family dinner, April 25 in celebration of her 95th birthday. She was born April 30, 1915. Greetings may be sent to Elaine at the following address: 3599 Spring Park Road, Osage, Iowa 504618153. She requests no gifts, please.


Hayden Sage GREENE — Allyson Kock and Randy Sage, of Greene, are parents of a son, Hayden Roy Sage, born at 11:59 a.m. March 29, 2010 at Mercy Medical Center — North Iowa, Mason City. He weighed 6 lbs., 9 oz., and was 20½ inches long. Hayden is welcomed by a sister, Isabelle Brynn, 14-months-old. Grandparents are Rich and Deb Kock, Greene; Donald and Jessie Sage,

Mason City, and Gary and Kathy Ekborg, Mason City. Great-grandparents are Janice Schrage, Greene, and Elaine Sage, Mason City.

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State 1A Solo/Ensemble Contest

Suchy, Johnson ERIN GRACE SUCHY, of Belle Plaine, is the daughter of the Rev. Charles and Karen Johnson of Belle Plaine and Daniel and Verla Suchy of Elberon, Iowa. Erin is a graduate of Belle Plaine Senior High School and Wartburg College, with a bachelors of social work. She will be attending St. Ambrose in Davenport for her master’s degree in social work. ERIC DUANE JOHNSON, of Osage, is the son of Dennis and Rona Johnson of Osage. Eric is a graduate of Osage High School and from Wartburg College with a BA degree in biology. He will be attending medical school at Des Moines University in Des Moines. The couple will be married on June 19, 2010, at Wartburg College Chapel in Waverly.

Wayne C. Dodge, 80

Jim Grinstead, 80

MASON CITY — Wayne C. Dodge, of Mason City, will celebrate his 80th birthday, Sunday, May 2, with a family dinner. He was born May 2, 1930 in Thornton. Cards may be sent to Wayne at the following address: 1734 Springview Drive, Mason City, Iowa 50401.

OSAGE — Jim Grinstead, of Osage, will celebrate his 80th birthday at an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 2, at the Osage VFW. He was born May 2, 1930 in Osage. Cards may be sent to Jim at the following address: 1314 State St., Osage, Iowa 50461.


North Central Drake University Conference Art Show President’s List

ALGONA — Kristin Berte received a blue ribbon-Judge’s Award, for the best of Bishop Garrigan’s art projects at the North Central Conference Art Show, April 14. Berte is a junior at Bishop-Garrigan High School. This year’s exhibit, with all ten of the North Central Conference schools represented, was hosted by Algona High School at AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS Trinity Lutheran Church in DMACC scholarship Algona, and judged by Cornell College artist and Lakes Art Center DES MOINES — Rita Dean’s List director, Alissa Potter. Chapman, of Mason City, All fourteen of the BishMOUNT VERNON — received a Des Moines Area op Garrigan High School Megan Sloter, of Charles Community College Founprojects and the Algona City, was named to the dation Scholarship. High School projects Dean’s List for the 2009She received a $1,000 moved on to another pub10 fall semester at Cornell Jolynn DeFrancisco lic venue. This exhibit, College. Memorial Scholarship sponsored by the Stinson Sloter received the disfrom the DMACC Founda- Prairie Arts Council and tinction of “high honors” awarded to students with a tion. Chapman is enrolled the Algona Public Library in DMACC’s nursing pro- was on display April 16-23 3.8 to 3.99 grade point gram. at the library. average.

DES MOINES — Carly Kirschner, of Mason City, was named to the President’s List at Drake University, during the fall 2009 semester. Kirschner achieved this honor by earning a straight A grade-point average (4.0).

U of I Presidental Scholar IOWA CITY — Tanzeh Khan, of Clear Lake, was named a University of Iowa Presidential Scholar for 2010. The scholarship award, Khan will receive, is valued at $13,000 a year ($52,000 over four years). Khan was one of 41 seniors, selected from a field of more than 1,000 applicants. Selection was based on academic excellence, leadership, involvement and service.

ALGONA — Bishop Garrigan High School was host school to the State 1A Solo/Ensemble Contest Saturday, April 17. There were seven area schools participating at the Garrigan site. The following are the results from Bishop Garrigan: Division I Instrumental: Percussion choir — Anna Kollasch, Nora Krahenbuhl, Erin Reedy, Jennifer Broesder, Matthew Fakler, Dustin Miller; saxophone sextet — Philip Detrick, Amelia Golwitzer, Matthew Fakler, Beth Broesder, Hannah Boisjolie, Austin Salz; saxophone trio — Philip Detrick, Amelia Golwitzer, Matthew Fakler; percussion solos — Nora Krahenbuhl and Anna Kollasch; trombone solo — Alex Hamilton. Division I Vocal: Vocal solos — Sarah Matthews, Hannah Bode, Becky Jennings, Anna Kollasch, Nora Krahenbuhl, Dustin Miller; duet — Nora Krahenbuhl and Anna Kollasch; girls triple trio — Nora Krahenbuhl, Hannah Bode, Lana Larson, Sarah Matthews, Becky Jennings, Becca Hyslop, Anna Kollasch, Kayla Blocker, Alicia Richter; boys double quartet — John Richter, Craig Kohlhaas, Philip Detrick, Alex Hamilton, Mike Hellman, Jake Rosenmeyer, Drew Magill, Shawn Vaske; chamber choir — Nora Krahenbuhl, Sarah Matthews, Hannah Bode, Becky Jennings, Lana Larson, Becca Hyslop, Anna Kollasch, Kayla Blocker, Hannah Byrkeland, Harli Eggers, Amelia Golwitzer, Nicole Grein, Philip Detrick, Craig

Kohlhaas, John Richter, Alex Matthews, Matthew Fakler, Alex Hamilton, Mike Hellman, Drew Magill, Shawn Vaske, Jake Rosenmeyer, Dustin Miller, Adam Hamilton. Division II Instrumental: Trumpet solo — Becky Jennings; saxophone solo — Philip Detrick; flute solo — Kayla Blocker; trumpet trio — Becky Jennings, Zach Zittritsch, Shawn Vaske. Division II Vocal: Vocal Solos — Grace Steil, Shawn Vaske, Alex Hamilton, Lana Larson, Jake Rosenmeyer; vocal duets — Kayla Blocker and Mike Hellman, Amelia Golwitzer and Harli Eggers; boys quartet — John Richter, Philip Detrick, Jake Rosenmeyer, Shawn Vaske; girls triple trio — Janet Kenyon, Samantha Cruise, Grace Steil, Angelica Brosnan, Melissa Kellner, Allison Frideres, Harli Eggers, Nicole Grein, Hannah Byrkeland; madrigal – Nora Krahenbuhl, Sarah Matthews, Hannah Bode, Becky Jennings, Anna Kollasch, Kayla Blocker, Harli Eggers, Amelia Golwitzer, Philip Detrick, Craig Kohlhaas, John Richter, Alex Hamilton, Mike Hellman, Drew Magill, Shawn Vaske, Jake Rosenmeyer. Division III Vocal: Vocal Solos — Melissa Kellner, Becca Hyslop, Alissa Kirsch, Samantha Cruise, Craig Kohlhaas; vocal duet – John Richter and Philip Detrick. Sarah Matthews from Bishop Garrigan received the Outstanding Performance Award in the Vocal Center for her vocal solo. Bishop Garrigan’s Music Department is under the direction of Instrumental Director, Ken Ferjak and Vocal Director Linda Ferjak.



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RSVP volunteers recognized MASON CITY — During National Volunteer Week, April 18-24, RSVP of North Central Iowa, sponsored by North Iowa Area Community College, recognized the efforts of volunteers who serve in one of its three programs across North Iowa. RSVP volunteers in Cerro Gordo, Hancock, Winnebago and Worth counties work with over 300 students in 12 schools. Programs include Reading Coaches (volunteers who work one-on-one with middle school students who struggle with reading), Reading Buddies (volunteers who work in groups or one-on-one with elementary students who are having trouble reading at grade-level) and Breakfast Buddies (volunteers who meet with students while they eat breakfast at school). RSVP recognizes the following advisory board members and volunteers: Advisory Council Britt: Brenda Hanson; Buffalo Center: Pam Angstman; Clear Lake: John Severtson; Forest City: Tony Coloff, Mike Ebaugh; Garner: Joan Hanson; Joice: Jan Anderson; Kensett: Dennis May; Lake Mills: Beth Nyguard; Manly: Andrew Hill; Mason City: Adriana Attleson, Tim Fleming, Craig Hickok, Coni Samsel. Volunteers Britt: Myra Bowman, Norma Burgardt, Lois DeLeon, Beverly Diemer, Judy Eckels, Brenda Hanson, Esther Higdon, James Higdon, Don Kopacek, Kay Kopacek, Teresa Leerar, Leola Nedved, Beverly Nelson, Carole Penning,

Carol Rork, Darrell Schaper, Jean Sheets, Robin Sweers, Marilyn Tjaden; Buffalo Center: Joe Angstman, Pam Angstman, Betty Coxson, Betty Elman, Linda Friesenborg, Roderick Hansen, Betty KlosterDelgado, Dr. John Laflen, Joyce Landheer, Navonne Pilgrim; Clear Lake: Ellen Anderson, Janet Christensen, Connie Clapsaddle-Heine, Edwina Claude, Ellen Jandebeur, Sally Kennedy, Joyce Knorr, Sandy Nyhus, Bill (Oz) Osmundson, Dwight Pierson, Sharron Rule, Alyce Wilson; Forest City: Judy Anderson, JoAnn Bartleson, Dolores Blake, Buzz Burnham, Mike Ebaugh, Marilyn Erding, Dr. Carroll Gustafson, Joan Hansen, Mavis Hess, Erma Hill, Sue Hoeft, Roberta Kraft-Abrahamson, Ron Kvale, Diane Lovick, Anita Oleson, Kathy Olson, Karolyn Overlie, Patricia Peterson, Miriam Rogness, Tiny Shelton, Clarine Snyder, Betty Soderling, Kay Sorenson, Harley Urbatsch, Elsie Willig, Liz Wilson; Garner: Val Anderson, Nellie Bird, Carrol Boehnke, Dolores Boehnke, Lavon Brown, Diane Deibler, Kathy Gibbs, Faye Greiman, Muriel Haberkamp, Linda Hamilton, Jan Hana, Linda Hoppel, Anne HustrulidAnderson, Sharlene Jaspersen, Kay Karsjens, Eunice Kinsella, Kay Mestad, Bernie Meyer, Nancy Nelson, Louise Piper, Patricia Pool, Nancy Tammen; Hanlontown: Joyce Calgaard; Joice: Valeda Abbey, Judy Tenold; Kanawha: Shirley Baker, Pat Hartwig, Kathy Johnson, Pat Kraft, Irene Raber, Pat Sampson; Kensett: Misty Gomez; Klemme:

Dorothy Denny; Lake Mills: Norma Adams, Ethel Christianson, Ellyn Harmon, Helene Iverson, Helen Kelso, Phyllis Moen, Marietta Norris, Jo Ann Villa; Lakota: Beth Ervin, Rena Steele; Leland: Ann Walrod; Manly: JoAnn Andera, Betty Benjegerdes, Bess Tweeten; Mason City: Margaret Argos, Adriana Attleson, Marie Borchardt, Karen Byrne, Kathryn Colville, Jerry Dunbar, Margaret Dunbar, Marlene Fruedenberg, Ruth Geilenfeld, Craig Hickok, Albert Hodapp, Joan Hodapp, Peg Hugo, Charlotte Locher, Pam Loeckle, Georgia Luker, Bonnie McCoy, Marsha Nord, Stanley Olson, Coni Samsel, Karen Slife, Peggy Solberg, Vicki Stangler, Linda Staudt, Mary Kay Stricker, Nancy Sweetman, Judy Wagner, Mary Wilson, Mary Wyboeny; Northwood: Judy Balkenende, Janis Borum, Myra Greve, Donna Hagen, Blanche Hogen, Marcia Kraft, Thelma Krull-Boutelle, Frances Lawhorn, Jo Moretz, Sandra Nitcher, Helen Senne, Dorothy Sherrard, Sharon Sietsema; Rake: Carol Asmus, Claudia Johnson; Thompson: Bonnie Johnson, Shirley Miller, Charissa Olson; Ventura Heights: Janelle Renner; Bricelyn, Minn.: Beverly Aalgaard For more information on RSVP of North Central Iowa, visit or contact (641) 422-4256 or RSVP is sponsored by North Iowa Area Community College and is partly funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service, United Way of North Central Iowa and local county governments.

Rodamaker, Jacie Solberg, Julia Takemura, Ben Tremmel. Division II Solos: Sam MASON CITY — The Christianson, Jacqueline Mason City High School Music Department partic- Congello, Molly Daugherty, Anna Fewins, Katie ipated in the Iowa High School Music Association FitzPatrick, Ethan HubClass 4A Solo and Ensem- bard, Jordan Krull, Megan ble Contest April 17, at Fort LaVallee, Katherine Ollman, Sarah Ollman, Taylor Dodge High School. More than 500 students Ruby, Breanna Sullivan, Alex Villareal, Daria Zawparticipated from Fort ierucha. Dodge, Mason City, and Division I Ensembles: Marshalltown. Approximately 85 MCHS students Andrew Bruns/Stephanie Ehlers Duet, Stephanie performed for Division I, Ehlers/Katie FitzPatrick II, III, IV, and V ratings with the results as follows: Duet, Alex Kaufman/Andi Kaufman Duet, Katherine String Department: Ollman/Sarah Ollman 2 Division I Ratings, 7 Division II Ratings, and 1 Duet, Concert Chamber Choir, Concert Madrigal Division III Rating. Choir, Varsity Chamber Choral Department: Choir, Varsity Madrigal 23 Division I Ratings, Choir. 14 Division II Ratings. Band Department Band Department: Division I Solos: Flute 34 Division I Ratings — Julia Bahls, Erin Burt, 14 Division II Ratings, Stephanie Ehlers; clarinet 3 Division III Ratings, — Katie Daugherty, Julia 1 Division IV Rating. Gales, Brittanie Lucas, String Department Katy Wilson; saxophone — Division I Solo: Violin — Emerald Cheney, Emily Goetz, Nick Riesen, Daria Zawierucha; trumPaige Watson. pet — Molly Daugherty, Division II Solo: Violin Dalton Ebel, Callie Snitker, — Craig Bergan, Nichole Danya Thoms, Connor Crockford, Rebecca Harken, Breanna Sullivan; Tlusty; French horn — Cello — Elliott Craw, Halie Abby Crimmins, Chelsea Grouette; trombone Greenwood, Skylar KanNathan Betz, Jeremy taris. Division III Solo: Violin Christian, Victor Herrig, Brent Mead, Abbey Snitk- Acacia Green-Harringer; euphonium — Logan ton. Goetzinger; tuba — Tristyn Choral Department Lee; percussion — Michael Division I Solos: Craig Betz, Alex Dunlay, Anna Bergan, Michael Betz, Fewins, Kevin Hook, Alex David Birkedal, Louis Blackmore, Andrew Bruns, Lafrenz, Claire Pennington, Anthony Riesen. Alex Dunlay, Stephanie Division II Solos: Flute Ehlers, Jordan Flaherty, Emmi Goetz, Robbie Groh, — Paige Hanson, Erin Patchen; clarinet — Siouxzee Moore, Macke

IHSMA small group festival results

Stephanie Faulkner; saxophone — Abby Phillips; trumpet — David Alscher, Nathan Tornquist; French horn — Taylor Gossweiler; trombone — Parker Merritt; tuba - Eli Allgood; percussion — Louis Blackmore, Anna Fewins, Zach Giese, Emily Hackman, J.T. Rottinghaus. Divison III Solos: Saxophone — Josh Congello, Jeremy Johnson; trombone — Randy Stevens. Division IV Solos: Percussion — Sahan Jayawardena. Division I Ensembles: Julia Bahls/Madison Fitzgerald — flute duet; Katie Daugherty, Stephanie Faulkner, Julia Gales, Katy Wilson — clarinet quartet; Eli Allgood, Abby Crimmins, Molly Daugherty, Dalton Ebel, Brent Mead — brass quintet. IHSMA Outstanding Performance Award There were five contest centers at Fort Dodge: one string, two vocal, and two band in which the judge of each center had the prerogative of selecting one outstanding event of the day — either an outstanding solo or ensemble. Mason City High School’s Concert Chamber Choir member, Michael Betz, was recognized in two of the five centers for his marimba solo, receiving the Iowa High School Music Association “Outstanding Performance Award.” Only 0.9 of 1 percent of all festival entries in the state receive this award.

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Lordy, Lordy, Look Who’s 40!




Bob Powell, C.L. Water Superintendent, retiring

Happy Birthday Kirk/Dad We love you! From your family & friends

Happy 1st Birthday Emily Aukes

Eugene ‘Gene’ Smith, 80 MASON CITY — Eugene “Gene” Smith, of Mason City, celebrated his 80th birthday at a family dinner on Easter, at his home. He was born April 29, 1930 in Iowa. Greetings may be sent to Eugene “Gene” at the following address: 701 E. State St., Mason City, Iowa 50401. He requests on gifts, please.


Art Gratias, 90

Emily Aukes turned one on April 20th, daughter of Mark and Ranae Aukes. Born 15 weeks early, you have come a long way baby!

MASON CITY — Art Gratias, of Mason City, will celebrate his 90th birthday at an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 2, at the Senior Activity Center, Mason City. He requests no gifts, please. He was born May 1, 1920 in Mason City. Greetings may be sent to Art at the following address: 93 Granada Drive, Mason City, Iowa 504015327.

CLEAR LAKE — A retirement open house for Bob Powell, Clear Lake water superintendent, will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, April 30, at the City of Clear Lake’s Community Center, 15 N. 6th St., Clear Lake. Powell will retire April 30, after nearly 33 years of service. Powell began his duties with the city of Clear Lake in July, 1977. He was named water superintendent in 1991, following the retirement of Lloyd Kennedy. Powell is a native of Charles City, and moved to Clear Lake in 1967, and worked for Bob “Peanuts” Jacobson’s Barber Shop. In July, 1969, Powell and his family moved to northern California, where he worked in a sawmill,

worked for the Burlington Northern Railroad and owned his own barbershop. After eight years of living in California, the Powells moved back to Clear Lake. On July 11, 1977, Powell went to work for the city of Clear Lake, in the water department. Powell and his wife, Sandra have two grown children, Wendy (Steve) Watson, Clear Lake, and Wade (Lonna) Powell, Shakopee, Minn. They have four granddaughters, Whitney Jo and Kelsey Watson and Maia and Morgan Powell.

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Belated Happy 50th Birthday to Lori (Herrera) Alitz

McDonald’s USA Names The Martin-Brower Company 2009 U.S. Supplier of the Year

And thank you for all you do for us! From your family. Be sure to wish her Happy Birthday!

Jay Balek June 13, 1984 April 26, 2009 Gone yet not forgotten, Although we are apart, Your spirit lives within us, Forever in our hearts. Gone to the place that’s the best, Up to the Spirit in The Sky. We miss you so much, Dad, Mom and Jeff

In Loving Memory Jay Michael Balek June 13, 1984 April 26, 2009 We thought of you with love today. But that is nothing new. We thought about you yesterday, And days before that too. We think of you in silence. We often speak your name. Now all we have is memories. And your picture in a frame. Your memory is our keepsake. With which we’ll never part. God has you in his keeping. We have you in our heart. Sadly missed, Aunt Bev and all your family

`McDonald’s USA recently announced it has selected The Martin-Brower Company, a food and paper distributor for many of McDonald’s restaurants, as the 2009 Supplier of the Year. MartinBrower has provided services to McDonald’s Corporation since 1956. Today the company is McDonald’s

Jay Balek

June 13, 1984 April 26, 2009 Our very special friend We miss you, Jay

largest distributor in the United States, Canada, Ireland and Latin America. The Martin-Brower distribution center in Mason City serves 153 restaurants in a five-state area. The McDonald’s U.S. Supplier of the Year Award is presented annually to the food, paper or product supplier that makes the most significant

Happy 50th Birthday Floyd Engelking! Thank you

Floyd will be 50 on April 28th. If you see him, wish him Happy Birthday.

impact on, and contribution to, McDonald’s U.S. business results from the previous year. The award recognizes criteria including commitment to quality and food safety, product, equipment and process innovation, exemplary customer service and value.


To honor and thank those who made our father Harold Teeple’s life richer because of their special friendship and kindness. Guardian Angels and good friends, Robert and Donna Schmidt; special friend and farming partner, Dick Hitzhusen and his wife, Sandy; the compassionate Nora Inn Restaurant staff for providing friendship along with Dad’s meals and for all the fellowship he received from his long time friends there; to Judy Garl,

for going above and beyond; to his friend, Dr. Mark Johnson, who Dad greatly respected; to all the wonderful loving hands at the Nora Springs Care Center; to the Methodist Church for guiding him spiritually; to his life long friend, Libby Johnannaber and to all the others who enriched our father’s life. You all helped Dad live the best life he could in his later years. He and his family are very appreciative of your thoughtfulness and your giving hearts. Thank you from his loving family.

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AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS Huisman, Angie Ip, Tayler Kisley, Britny OSAGE — Osage High Kraft, Erik O’Malley, School released its third Hayley Penfold, Joshua quarter A and B Honor Randall, Molly Randall, Rolls. Raymond Suhr, Molly Students receiving a Thomas. 4.00 grade point average B Honor Roll are designated with an 9th Grade : Drew Belasterisk (*). lairs, David Beyer, Maggi A Honor Roll Brown, David Clapp, 9th Grade : Jayna Baer, Devin DeWalle, Tanner *Colin Barker, *Kloe Flugge, Johnathon Glawe, Chisholm, Derek CounTaylor Grimm, Ashley sell, Kaitlyn Fox, Natalie Groff, Daniel Hardy, MirGast, Tyler Havel, Brian- randa Henderson, Dustin na Hemann, Abagail Holm, Mary Huffman, Johnson, *Lauren Kisley, Alexandra Johnson, Anna Annetta Krukow, MadeKimmey, Lakota Kirst, line Miller, *Anna Riley, Jesse Klaes, Matthew Whitney Wagner, Sydney Mack, McKenzy Marley, Williams. Jonah Roggensack, Ash10th Grade : Jacob lyn Ruehlow, Miranda Anhorn, *Thomas BieSchwarz, Jared Tolliver, derman, *Katie Blaser, Nicole Wagner, Emily *Chloe Campbell, Wright. *Catherine Clark, Alexa 10th Grade : Trisha Friesen, *Danielle Hejhal, Adams, Theresa Katie Klaes, Billi Kraft, Bartholmey, Caitlin Joshua Lackore, *Jenna Block, Matthew BushMalecek, Joseph Michels, baum, Christopher Andrew Milbrandt, Jacob Castek, Joseph Cockrum, Murphy, Cally Niess, Jaide Cornwell, Morgen Kirsten Olson, Alix Cornwell, Zachary Dralle, Paulus, Cortney Perrin, Mitchell Eisenman, Bran*Ryan Randall, Samantha di Gilsrud, Luke Hanke, Rogers, *Sawyer Small. Alexis Heaverlo, Kelly 11th Grade : Natalie Heckstein, Jared Johanns, Bellairs, *Emma Boehmer, Kayci Klobassa, Connor David Brandau, Alex Krabbe, Leo Kruse, Jacey Chisholm, Marcus Chris- Kuehne, Jordan Larsen, tensen, John Clark, Lillith Lickteig, Sydney *Simona Curhova, Lynd- Michael, Roger Moen, say Evens, Jenna Ham, Tanner Molitor, Cassidy Vince Hartogh, Marissa Murl, Kyle O’Malley, TayHendrickson, Courtney lor Ott, Casey Palsic, JagHuebsch, Kate Huffman, ger Quindt, Kacie RinSamantha Krones, Tanner nels, Zachary Roalfs, JesLewis, Lauren Malecek, sica Rogers, Justin Rogers, *Jessica Mayer, *Taylor Alyssa Schroeder, BenMills, Kyle Nerad, *Adam jamin Schwarting, GarPhillips, Kaitlyn Stricker, rett Spitz, Richard Luke Wagner. Stevens, Jenna Thomp12th Grade : *Mackenson, Haley Tourtellott, zie Bartusek, Brent Caden Walsh, ChristoBlaser, Brooke Bodenpher Weigle, Darren steiner, Brianna Funte, Wilde. Katie Haganman, John 11th Grade : Alexis Hanke, Rachel Hardy, Adams, Jordan Angell, *Trevor Hejhal, Valerie Brandon Barker, Andrew Henderson, *Amanda

Osage honor rolls

Bartz, Leah Bauserman, Ethan Brown, Jacob Chambers, Kimberly Chisholm, Jared Cramer, Jordan Durbin, Alex Emerson, Jake Felper, Carly Gast, Jobe Goodale, Tallia Goodale, Bridget Haley, Shandel Hinders, Hilary Huebsch, Brooke Jennings, Daniel Johnson, Alana Johnston, Dakotah Kamp, Savannah Kamp, Brianna Krukow, Abbie Lang, Jessica Lentz, Cory Low, Jonathan Lutz, Mitchell Mack, Patrick McNally, Alexander Medlin, Ashley Meyer, Victoria Milbrandt, Trevor Molitor, Dusty Murl, Kyrie Murl, Cody Nation, Devin Ogden, Brooke Olson, Jordan Popp, Danielle Riha, Allison Ruehlow, Tyler Scheer, Alicia Stricker, Tyler Thome, Hagen Tornes, Andy Tseng, Jacob Wagner, Jessica Wolf. 12th Grade : Jordan Andersen, Eve Anderson, Zachery Baer, Dakota Broderick, Hannah Christensen, Caleb Clark, Daniel Evans, Ryan Goche, Yngwie Goyette, Michael Grinstead, Shelby Hanson, Kaleb Heckstein, Todd Janka, Megan Johanns, Brooke Johnson, Courtney Johnson, Rachel Kaltwasser, Trevor Kapustynski, Jessica Kirst, Cheyenne Krull, Johnathan Lee, Dylan Nash, Justin North, Jade Olson, Jakki Olson, Hayley Rader, Corey Reams, Bradley Ringhofer, Jonathan Rogers, Casey Rolland, Miriam Salamah, Tasha Schallock, Cheyenne Sheahan, Autumn Spitz, Kayla Stanley, Raelee Sullivan, Alicia Weber, Sarah Wee, Morgan Wilde, Stephanie Wright.



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Someone new to celebrate my 21st birthday on April 28th.

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Michael Dean Platts arrived on March 26, 2010, the son of Liz and Mat Platts. His grandparents are Mike and Kathy Platts and Dean and Mary Smith. Great-grandparents are Beverly Platts, Donna and John Henricksen and Virginia Smith. Happy 21st Kristin! Love, Mom, Dad, Elizabeth, Mat, Patrick and Michael

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We are looking for our classmates! North Central Class of 1980 invites you to our 30th Class Reunion When: Friday, July 9, 2010 6 p.m. until whenever Where: PM Park — South Shore Drive (15297 Raney Drive) Clear Lake, IA 50428 What: Supper consisting of Sandwiches & Salad Bar Cash bar When: Saturday, July 10, 2010 Social Hour 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Where: VFW — 219 Main Ave., Clear Lake (across from City Park) What: Steak Supper at 6:30 p.m. followed by short program Cash bar DJ starting at 9 p.m. open to all (invite upper and underclassmen). The VFW is paying for the DJ, so it is open to the public. Please contact Rhonda (Buckley) Hanson for details at or call 641-423-7028

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Gelner, Rossi

McCarthy, Ernst JILLIAN McCARTHY, of Honolulu, Hawaii, is the daughter of Terry and Cindy McCarthy of Mason City. Jill is a 2000 graduate of Newman Catholic High School and a graduate from the University of Northern Iowa with a BA degree in elementary education/special education and MAE: Special Education degree. She is employed as a special education teacher at Wai’alea Elementary School in Honolulu. BRUCE ERNST, of Honolulu, Hawaii, is the son of Juergen and Ellen Bruckner of Cedar Rapids and Bob and Diane Ernst of Estes Park, Colo. Bruce is a 1993 graduate from Linn-Marr High School, a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa with a BA degree and a graduate of Hawaii Pacific University, MA: Diplomacy and Military Studies. Bruce works as a military/political analyst for a private firm in Honolulu. The couple will be married at 2 p.m. June 12, 2010, at the Christ Episcopal Church in Cedar Rapids.

Mr. and Mrs. Gary Gelner, Britt, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Holly Kay, to Michael Robert Rossi, son of Mrs. Jane Rossi, Vero Beach, Fla., and the late Robert Rossi. Holly is a 1991 graduate of West Hancock High School and a 1995 graduate of Wartburg College. She is the assistant director of training and new representative development for the Effner Financial Group in Downers Grove, Ill. Jones, Novacek Mike is a 1988 graduate KWIN MARIE JONES, of Hersey High School, and of Norwalk, is the daughter served nine years in the of Dennis and Pam Jones of United States Army. He is a Garner. She is a 2002 grad2005 graduate of North uate of Garner-Hayfield Park University and earned High School, and a 2004 his MBA from the Univergraduate of Des Moines sity of Illinois. Mike is a Area Community College. procurement analyst with She is a dental assistant with EP True Dental in West Des Moines. CRAIG ALLEN NOVACEK, of Norwalk, is the son of Adolph and Mary Novacek of Riceville. He is a 2001 graduate of Riceville High School, and a 2006 graduate of Buena Vista University. Craig is the assistant manager at Slumberland Furniture in Ankeny. The couple will be married May 22, 2010, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Garner.


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Thank you Thank you to my family and friends for the cards and warm wishes that I received for my 85th birthday. It was very special to hear from “old friends.” I feel honored to be remembered by so many who have crossed my path throughout the years. — Fern Midtgaard

Thank you I would like to thank everyone who sent birthday cards and messages to me while I celebrated my 85th birthday in February in Texas. It meant so much to hear from you and receive your good wishes. Thanks again, — Mary Sturges

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