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Mason City, Iowa ✦ Sunday, May 2, 2010


Adoption On April 12, 2010,

Crystal Djuren

Delilah (DeeDee) Mead

and David Smith

adopted her three nephews,

will be married at noon May 15, 2010, on Mt. Roberts in Juneau, Alaska.

Marcus (10), Dominic (6) and Avery (22 months)

North Iowa Figure Skaters

Happy Birthday Zuly!

Happy 3rd Birthday to My Lady Gaga Singing, Willy Wonka Loving, Taylor Swift Wannabe!

Love, Mommy

The North Iowa Figure Skating Club had their spring show on March 27 and 28, 2010. The winner of the Lake of the Ozarks raffle was Carol Conway, Manly, IA. Donated by Steve and Jeff Gannon. Thanks to our Gold Sponsors: Comfort Inn, Wayne’s Ski & Cycle, Brian Nettleton Excavating Inc., Steve Gannon, Harley Davidson, Inc., Kramer Ace Hardware, Fareway, Joe Palmieri Memorial.

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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

Frank Smillie, of 697 First St. S.E. Mason City, retired April 30, after 21 years at the Holiday Inn. He did every job from top to bottom, and will be missed.

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Call Frank to wish him a happy retirement at 641-423-3669.

Please wish “it” a happy 68th birthday on May 5.


Thank you I want to thank everyone who helped me celebrate my 90th birthday and sent cards and for all my family’s hard work! — Ray Davis

TABITHA M. BARKEMA, of Clear Lake, is the daughter of Brian and Jane Barkema, also of Clear Lake. She is a graduate of Clear Lake High School and North Iowa — Your second mom and Area Community College with an AA degree in elemenbuddy, Mona XO tary education. She earned a BA degree from Buena Vista University with a double major in organizational leadership in human services and psychology. AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS JESSE J. WEINER, of Rockford, is the son of Ron and Jami Weiner, also of Rockford. He is a graduate of Rockford Senior High School and is employed with Cambrex Students invited to UI Finkbine Dinner in Charles City. IOWA CITY — The following students were among The couple will be married at 4:29 p.m. on June 19, 500 University of Iowa student leaders invited as guests 2010, at PM Park beach in Clear Lake. to the annual Finkbine Dinner, one of the most prestigious award ceremonies at the UI. This year’s dinner was April 13. THANK YOU The event has been held most years since 1917 to honor student leaders and give them an opportunity to Thank you The Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (S.A.L.T.) meet administrators, faculty, fellow students and alumni. The dinner is named after William O. Finkbine, a Des Organization would like to thank the following busiMoines businessman and 1880 UI law graduate. nesses, groups and persons who assisted with our CHARLES CITY — Samm V. Anderegg, Christopher Spring Forum on April 22 at the Mason City Senior Reception Hall: Kaplan University criminal justice stu- Bret Kruthoff, Geoffrey Mark Dankle. FOREST CITY — Cory Joseph Nelson. dents, Mason City Senior Center, Target, Hy Vee West, MASON CITY — Cassandra Leigh Miller. Hy Vee East, Daylight Donuts and Bake Shop, Surf BallNASHUA — Zachary Ryan Boyd. room, Kathie Vix and Shirley Stephen. Also, thanks for ROCKWELL — Candi Rae Sturges. the programs presented by Mike McKelvey, Kevin Pals, Greg Peterson, Cory Gute and the Clear Lake police dog, Quanto, and Kim Doughty. News, sports, opinion, celebrations, the latest We appreciate organizations who provided booths and anyone else who helped in any way. forecast, classified ads, ... It’s all available, — S.A.L.T. Organization, all the time, at Leona Buffington, Secretary

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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80th Birthday


The family of Lucille (Lucy) Watney would like you to join them in wishing Lucille a happy 80th birthday, on May 5, by sending cards to: 500 N. 9th St., Northwood, Iowa 50459.

We love you, Mom! Bill, Lynn, Gary, Roger, Jill and families.


Arp, 50 years MANLY — Mr. and Mrs. Marvin L. Arp of Manly will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, May 8, 2010. Marvin L. Arp and Beverly Froning were married on May 7, 1960, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Manly.

An open house honoring the couple will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. on May 8, 2010. Those wishing to call or stop by may do so at 210 Taft St., Manly. Cards may be sent to them at P.O. Box 261, 210 Taft St., Manly, IA 50456. The couple’s children are LeAnn, Sandy, Terry, David and Pam. They also have several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

MASON CITY — Ben and Bailey Schutz, of Mason City, are parents of a daughter, Leighton Elizabeth Schutz, born at Dorothy Stark, 80 4:09 a.m. April 8, 2010 at MASON CITY — A card Mercy Medical Center — shower is planned for North Iowa, Mason City. Dorothy Stark, of Mason She weighed 7 lbs., 7 City, who will observe her oz., and was 20 inches 80th birthday, May 2. long. She was born May 2, Leighton is welcomed 1930 in Mason City. by family dogs, Gutter and Cards may be sent to Charlie. Dorothy at the following Grandparents are Joe address: 4 Third St. S.W., and Ronda Frascht, Apt. 724, Mason City, Iowa Charles City, and John 50401. She requests no and Carol Schutz, Mason gifts, please. City.


Thank You! The CARES Event Committee would like to thank everyone in the community of Clear Lake for their generous donations to the 2010 CARES Post Prom Party. Your contributions made it possible for us to provide great entertainment, fabulous food and awesome prizes to the Clear Lake students attending this chemical-free after prom party. Without these contributions, this event would not have been the great success that it was. This was a wonderful way to support a positive substance-free event and we want to thank you once again for your generous support. Great-grandparents are Bruce Dana, Charles City; Patricia Frascht, Charles City; Jean Schutz, Mason City, and Judy Latch, Mason City.

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Thank you Thank you to everyone who remembered me on my 75th birthday. The cards, gifts, visits and good wishes made my day so special. Thank you and God bless you all. — Joanie McLaughlin

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On April 12, 2010, Delilah (DeeDee) Mead of 816 16th St., N.E., Mason City, adopted her three nephews, Marcus (10), Dominic (6), and Avery (22 months). DeeDee’s sister, also the three boys’ mother, Laura Meyer, passed away on Aug. 11, 2008, of post-partum cardiomyopathy. We are so proud of you DeeDee. Best wishes on your adventure with your boys.

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The North Iowa Figure Skating Club had their spring show on March 27 and 28, 2010. The winner of the Lake of the Ozarks raffle was Carol Conway, Manly, IA. Donated by Steve and Jeff Gannon. Thanks to our Gold Sponsors: Comfort Inn, Wayne’s Ski & Cycle, Brian Nettleton Excavating Inc., Steve Gannon, Harley Davidson, Inc., Kramer Ace Hardware, Fareway, Joe Palmieri Memorial. Skating will resume in the fall. For more information, please contact Heather Curtis, 641-512-6865.

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Congratulations Madison Howe, of Mason City, for qualifying for tumbling nationals!

Djuren, Smith CRYSTAL DJUREN, of Juneau, Alaska, is the daughter of Dave and Carol Djuren of Mason City. She is a 2004 graduate of Nora Springs-Rock Falls High School and a 2007 graduate of Drake University with a degree in environmental science and environmental policies. Crystal is employed with the Department of Environmental Conservation in Juneau, Alaska. DAVID SMITH, of Juneau, Alaska, is the son of Larry and Jean Smith of St. Johnsbury, Vt. He is a graduate of St. Johnsbury Academy, and Paul Smith College in Paul Smith, N.Y. David is employed with the U.S. Forest Service in Juneau. The couple will be married at noon on May 15, 2010, on Mt. Roberts in Juneau, Alaska.


Thank you Before our snowy winter is too far in the rearview mirror, I want to thank the Lime Creek Nature Center for use of their beautifully groomed cross-country ski trails. I would also like to thank those who respected the grooming by walking to the side of the multi-use trails. — Joel J. Yunek Mason City

Madison is the daughter of Tonya and Jeff Roberts, and Jason and Shantel Howe.


Faust promoted to colonel Hemann, Sickels IVY HEMANN, of Osage, is the daughter of Lynn and Rhonda Hemann of Osage. Ivy is a 2006 graduate of Osage High School and is soon to graduate with a bachelor of science degree in elementary education from Iowa State University. KENDAL SICKELS, of Waukon, is the son of Gary and Bonnie Sickels of Waukon. Kendal is a 2005 graduate of Waukon Senior High and a 2009 graduate of Iowa State University. He is employed by Ortho2 in Ames. The couple will be married at 3:30 p.m. on June 12, 2010, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Osage.

Schleusner, McKinley

KERI SCHLEUSNER, of Garner, is the daughter of Don and Kay Schleusner, also of Garner. She is a 2006 graduate of Garner-Hayfield High School and a 2008 graduate of Kaplan University. Keri is employed with the Belmond Medical Center in Belmond. TOMMY McKINLEY, of St. Ansgar, is the son of Gwen and Joe Paulson of Osage and Bill and Anita McKinley of Waunakee, Wis. He is a 1998 graduate of St. Ansgar High FORT DETRICK, Md. — School and is a sub-contractor in Garner. Donald L. Faust, was proThe couple will be married on May 29, 2010, at the moted to colonel in the First Congregational Church in Clear Lake. United States Air Force at Fort Detrick, Md. He is the son of Dean THANK YOU and Carmine Faust, of Britt, Iowa. — what an amazing number! Faust is chief for the Volunteers Rock! From retirees to active 9 to 5ers, a volunteer can be Medical Logistics Division, April 18-24 marked National Volunteer AppreciaAir Force Medical Operaanyone. Whether you donate an afternoon or just an tion Week. All across America, organizations and pro- hour, you make such a difference! The next time you tions Agency, Office of the ject leaders recognized the people who give freely of Surgeon General and Medenjoy a concert at the Surf or festival downtown, their time and talents to make a difference. ical Service Corps. please take a moment to say thank you to the workers In Clear Lake, many of our tourist destinations are ‘behind the scene’ — odds are that person is a volunkept alive and vibrant by volunteers. From the Fire teer. We owe our volunteers a great deal of gratitude Museum and Central Gardens to the countless events News, sports, for all that they do to make Clear Lake and the Surf opinion, the latest downtown, and yes, even the Surf…volunteers are the Ballroom a better place! We appreciate our volunteers Weather forecast, lifeblood that not only make our community special, more than words can say — Happy Volunteer Appreciclassified ads, but they are also a vital part of what keeps the doors of ation Week! ... It’s all available, the Surf and our North Iowa attractions open and —Laurie Lietz, Executive Director all the time, available to visitors! Last year alone, there were nearly at Globe Online. Surf Ballroom & Museum 6,000 volunteer hours invested into the Surf Ballroom

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Happy 21st Birthday Mitchell Ries

Mitchell — Here you are 5. Now you’re 21. Happy Birthday to you Son! Love, Mom and Dad

70th Birthday

Pat Fitzgerald, of Mason City, will celebrate his 70th birthday at 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.

CELEBRATIONS Happy 13th Birthday Mackenzie

Love, Mom, Kurt, Courtney, Brogan, Peyton, Noni and Papa





Kreimeyer, Siems

Esser, Bierl

MASON CITY — Jill Siems and Jason Kreimeyer were united in marriage on Nov. 28, 2009, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mason City by Pastor Kathy Graves. Jill is the daughter of Dave and Linda Siems of Nora Springs and Jason is the son of Gary and Deb Kreimeyer of Sheffield. Matron of honor was Jenni Reinke. The bride’s other attendants were Amanda Siems, Katie Kreimeyer and Julie Kreimeyer. Best man was Matt Schnabel. The groom’s other attendants were Joe Siems, Bryce Dorenkamp and Jeremy Foell. Flower girl was Addison, daughter of the couple, and Christian Reinke served as ring bearer. Ushers were Ross Ostendorf, Cody Ostendorf and Ryan Peterson. Special music was provided by soloist, Brad VanHorn. A reception hosted by Bob and Karen Wilson and Rob and Diane Ostendorf

BILLIE ESSER, of Nora Springs, is the daughter of Jim and Linda Esser of Rockford. She is a 2004 graduate of North Iowa Area Community College in practical nursing. Billie is employed at the IOOF Home in Mason City. ARON BIERL, of Nora Springs, is the son of Ron Bierl and Patty Bierl of Nora Springs. Aron is a 2006 graduate of Hamilton College with an associate’s degree in criminal justice. He is employed with Kraft Foods in Mason City. The couple will be mar-

was held at the Community Center in Ventura. Following the ceremony the couple honeymooned in the Riviera Maya, Mexico. Jill is a graduate of Buena Vista University with a bachelor’s degree in business management. She is employed with Dimensional Graphics in Mason City. Jason is a graduate of North Iowa Area Community College with an associate’s degree in ag business. He is farming in the rural Sheffield area.

Mackey, Severe

SHEFFIELD — Helen Severe and Patrick Mackey were married July 11, 2009, at Zion St. John Udelhofen, 45 years Lutheran Church in Sheffield by Rev. Kim MASON CITY — Edward and Gladys (Wall- Wills. Helen is the daughter of ner) Udelhofen of 19147 Tom and Marlene Severe of Mallard Ave., Mason City, were married May 1, 1965, Sheffield. Patrick is the at the Holy Family Catholic son of Mike and Laura Mackey of Benton City, Church in Mason City. Happy Birthday, Dad! Ed and Gladys will cele- Wash. Maid of honor was Sarah brate their 45th wedding Attention all family and anniversary privately with Campbell. The bride’s friends — please join us to their children, John and other attendants were wish our Dad a very happy Sara Udelhofen, and Keira; Tonya Hughes, Heather day! No cards or presents Jim and Julie Udelhofen, Mainprize and Jada Thomneeded, just you! sen. Best man was Shaun and Lucas, Emily and Love you, Lori and Liz Nickolas, all of Mason City. Blackburn. The groom’s

ried at 4 p.m. on July 31, 2010, on Jim and Linda Esser’s acreage.


Welch, Portis SARAH CHRISTINE WELCH of Omaha, Neb., is the daughter of Gene and Sarah BeHrens of Des Moines and Bruce and Nancy Welch of Alabama. She is a 2006 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa with a BA degree in art education and a 2010 graduate of the College of St. Marys of Omaha, Neb., with a master’s degree in education. ANDREW RYAN PORTIS, of Omaha, Neb., is the son of Gary Portis of Davenport and Penny Portis of Mason City. He is a 2006

graduate of the University of Northern Iowa with a BA degree in criminology and a 2010 graduate from Creighton University, Omaha, with a JD degree. The couple will be married on Friday, May 21, 2010, at Jester Park Lodge in Granger.

BIRTHDAY other attendants were Geoff Paulson and Bob Mackey. Helen is employed at Story Group Inc. in Kennewick, Wash., and Patrick is employed with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Wash. The couple resides in Richland, Wash.

Donald Parcher, 95 ROCKFORD — A card shower is planned for Donald Parcher, of Rockford, who will observe his 95th birthday, Tuesday, May 4. Cards may be sent to Donald at the following address: 2150 9th St. Road, Rockford, Iowa 50468.

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Mann, Sellers KRYSTA MANN, of Mesa, Ariz., is the daughter of Derwin and Tammy Mann of Bismarck, N.D. Krysta graduated from the University of North Dakota and is currently a dental student at A.T. Still University in Mesa. JASON SELLERS, of Mesa, Ariz., is the son of Jerry and Patty Sellers of Mason City. He graduated from the University of South Dakota and is an area manager for Mattress Firm in Phoenix, Ariz. ried June 12, 2010, in BisThe couple will be mar- marck, N.D.


Bohl, 50 years MASON CITY — Marvin E. and Katherine A. (Kiroff) Bohl of Mason Munshower, 40 years City were married Feb. 20, CHARLES CITY — Ron and Carol (Nott) Munshower 1960, at Holy Family of Charles City were married May 8, 1970, at the First Catholic Church in Mason Christian Church in Charles City. City. The couple will celebrate their 40th wedding The couple celebrated anniversary with a reception and dance from 7 to 10 their 50th wedding p.m. on May 8, 2010, at the Elk’s Lodge in Charles City, anniversary with a family hosted by Mike and Tonia Munshower and Deb Rotting- dinner and trip March 12haus. 21 to Las Vegas, Nev., and Greetings may be sent to the couple at 307 L Street, the Grand Canyon in AriCharles City, Iowa 50616. They request no gifts please. zona. They request no The couple’s children and their spouses are Wendy gifts, please. and Matt Ross of Charles City and Mike and Tonia MunThe couple’s children shower of Charles City. They have five grandchildren and their spouses are Terry and two great-grandchildren. and Mary Bohl of Mason City, Jeff and Linda Bohl of Dougherty and Brian and


Lila A. Paulsen, 86 MASON CITY —A card shower is planned for Lila A. Paulsen, of Mason City, who will celebrate her 86th birthday, May 9. She was born May 9, 1924. Cards may be sent to Lila at the following 50401. She requests no address: 818 Ninth St. gifts, please. S.E., Mason City, Iowa

Junker, 40 years

Thompson, 30 years

MASON CITY — Happy 40th anniversary to Curtis and Diantha Junker, married May 9, 1970, at Calvary Baptist Church in Parkersburg, Iowa. An Open House Celebration will be held at Faith Baptist Church, 1807 S. Kentucky Ave., in Mason City, from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 8, 2010. The couple has three children: Melody (Scott) Lahmann of Twin Cities, Minn.; Jennifer Junker (1973-1988) of Lansing, Iowa; and Aaron (Tamara) Junker of Dike, Iowa, and six grandchildren: Molly Lahmann (9); Benjamin Lahmann (7); Caitlyn Lahmann (7); Abigail Lahmann (5); Madeline Lahmann (3); Samuel Lahmann (1).

GARNER — Mark and Laurie (Gross) Thompson were married May 10, 1980, at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Ventura. They will celebrate with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on May 8, 2010, at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Ventura. They have four children, Matthew (Andrea), Joshua, Ashley and Courtney. They also have two grandchildren, Lillian and Ryan. The couple requests no gifts.


Shawn Bohl of Mason City. Thank you They also have eight I want to thank all of grandchildren and two those that made the April great-grandchildren. 17th Winnebago Honor Flight possible. I want to thank John Monson for THANK YOU watching over us along with the other guardians. It was Thank you the most wonderful experience of my lifetime. One of the many cards we received for our anniverMan, what a greeting we sary had the following sentiment: “Life is so busy it’s easy to get wrapped up in the everyday details and over- received at the airport when we got back in Mason City. I look the important things — like keeping in touch with will remember it forever. the special people in our lives and letting them know Even my family was how much they mean...” We would like to thank everyone who remembered us excited that I made this trip. Thanks to all again. on our 40th anniversary — it meant a lot. Also, thank — Ray Davis you to our wonderful family!! Mason City — Vern and Jan Dannen

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Named Leader of Legislation and Legal Team

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MASON CITY — Col. James R. Clapsaddle was named the leader of the Legislation and Legal Team of the Secretary of Defense’s Comprehensive Review Work Group at the Pentagon, in Washington D.C. Clapsaddle Col. Clapsaddle recently served as acting chief of the secretary of the Air Force’s office of Legislation and Programs, an office that services the liaison between the Air Force and the United States Congress. Clapsaddle’s previous positions include serving as the chief of the Air Force’s Health Benefits

The family of Jon Weiland would like to express our sincere thank you to everyone who helped with the many searches, the donations, prayers and many acts of kindness during this past four months. Without this support, the burden of Jon’s disappearance would have been unbearable. We would especially like to thank Monson & Sons trucking and the numerous law enforcement agencies for their help. Our deep heartfelt gratitude goes to Rose Villela, for without her alertness and persistence, Jon and his truck would not have been found. By following her instincts, she was able to help us “Bring Jon Home.” Jon was truly blessed with many wonderful, caring friends, including

program, the chief of the Air Force Medical Enterprise Architecture, a liaison at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, and as a fellow on the staff of U.S. Sen. Jean Carnahan, where he provided counsel on nuclear, defense, and foreign affairs policy. He is the son of Connie Clapsaddle-Heine, of Clear Lake, and the late Charles Clapsaddle, of Mason City. He graduated from Newman High School, Mason City (1982), North Iowa Area Community College (1984), and the University of Northern Iowa (1989). Col. Clapsaddle is married to Air Force Colonel (select) Andra Balog Clapsaddle who serves on the Department of Defense’s Office of the Inspector General, Washington, D.C.


Darin Meyer who so lovingly painted the urn for Jon’s final resting place and Mike Greg who so eloquently reflected upon Jon’s life at the memorial service, and a special thank you to the motorcyclists who led the procession to the cemetery. Your tributes to him will never be forgotten. All the prayers, calls, cards, condolences, food and memorials were beyond anything we could have ever imagined. Thank you.

Thank you To our dear family, friends, and our loved ones, for attending our 50th wedding anniversary celebration given to us by our sons, Brian and Brad, their wives, and our grandchildren. Words cannot begin to express our joy and appreciation to all

of you for the beautiful cards, flowers, gifts and your love. You have all made us very, very happy. Thank you so much! — Arlyn and Elaine Brosdahl

Thank you

Thank you Thank you to all for remembering me on my 80th birthday with cards and phone calls. A special thanks to my family for their caring love. — Doris VerHelst

Thank you

Thank you family and Many, many thanks for friends for remembering your cards that I received us on our 60th anniveron my 96th birthday. sary. —Wilma Schug All the cards and wellwishes were greatly appreciated! — Charles and Ileen Tifft

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Bishop-Garrigan math team ALGONA — The Bishop Garrigan math team was represented at the Iowa state championships held April 24, in Iowa City, by sophomores, Craig Kohlhaas, Austin Salz and Jenny Broesder. In the Target Round, Craig Kohlhaas had the best Bishop Garrigan score, answering 3 of 10 questions correctly. That was the second best score among all sophomores at state, so he received a trophy plaque and qualified for regional competition. Kohlhaas will be a member of the Iowa Small School team competing in Kansas City, Mo., in May, against

teams from Missouri and Kansas. This is the third year in a row, Bishop Garrigan has been represented by an individual at the tristate regional championships in Kansas City, Mo.

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Waldorf graduates FOREST CITY — Waldorf College held commencement ceremonies May 1, at the John K. and Luise V. Hanson Fieldhouse. Candidates for graduation included 117 students who earned either a bachelor of arts or a bachelor of science degree with two students earning associate of arts degrees. The honor code is: * = Cum Laude (with distinction; cumulative grade point average of 3.50-3.69) ** = Magna Cum Laude (with high distinction; cumulative grade point average of 3.70-3.89) *** = Summa Cum Laude (with highest distinction; cumulative grade point average of 3.90 or above) + = Waldorf Scholar A roster of graduating seniors, with hometowns and degrees, follows: ARIZONA Flagstaff Robert Daniel Edel* (Major: Business). Morenci Andrè Franco* - (Major: Wellness). CALIFORNIA Inglewood Christopher D. Holloway - (Major: History, Minor: Social Sciences). Lake Forest Desirée Nguyen* (Major: Communications). Long Beach Karl Dehesa - (Major: Business). Los Angeles Adriana Alvarado (Major: Foundations of Education). Kenan Biberovic (Major: Communications). Mission Hills Alexandra Julienne Collins - (Major: Theatre

Arts, Minor: Humanities). Moreno Valley Sara Michelle Baker (Major: Wellness, Minor: Biology). Palmdale Caitlin L. Jones (Major: Physical Education). Porterville Gabriela Gonzales* (Major: Communications). Riverside Lorenzo R. Griffin, Jr. (Major: Business). San Margarita Brittany Taylor (Major: Psychology). GEORGIA Warm Springs RocTerrius Shernard Hobbs - (Major: Business). HAWAII Ewa Beach Jamie K. Smeigh (Major: Business) ILLINOIS Freeport Nefertiti Nicole Latoya Rasheed*+ - (Major: History & English, Minor: Humanities) Harvard Noel S. Priester (Major: Creative Writing, Minor: Humanities) Petersburg Bryan James Yale (Major: Foundations of Education) IOWA Belmond Eric William Janssen** (Major: Wellness, Minor: Business) Ashley Elizabeth Johnson** - (Major: English, Minor: Humanities & Creative Writing) Caitlyn Neescha Rogers - (Major: Psychology, Minor: Wellness) Kelley Marie Rouchka* (Major: History, Minor: Humanities & Religion) Alexander Perry Stockseth - (Major: History, Minor: Humanities)

Britt Kristina L. Gast*** (Major: Math Education) Andrew W. Johnson* (Major: Communications) Anthony Johnson** (Major: Communications) Kara R. Kerns*** (Major: History) Buffalo Center Jonathan Claire Peake (Major: Communications) Clarion Sarah Studer Leichsenring** - (Major: History Education) Charles City Jason Michael Peek (Major: Business, Minor: Computer Information Systems) Cresco Rebecca Caffrey (Major: Elementary Education) Crystal Lake Ashley Dawn Kunkel (Major: Elementary Education)

(Major: Computer Information Systems) Sabrina A. Parcher*** (Major: English Education) Dianne Mary Roisen* (Major: Church Music, Minor: Religion) Tisha D. Thompson** (Major: Music Performance) Samantha VanHooser (Major: Psychology) Steven Michael VanOverbeke* - (Major: Business & Theatre Arts) Matthew Michael Smith - (Major: Business) Fredricksburg Robert W. Farland (Major: Communications) Fremont Chelsea Caitlin Baxter (Major: Communications) Grinnell Bryan Chandler Heckman - (Associate in Arts) Guthrie Center Patrick David Halsey (Major: History) Huxley Decorah Elyse Erickson* Jessica L. Hess - (Major: (Major: Creative Writing, English Education) Des Moines Minor: Humanities) Independence Kassie Straker - (Major: Melissa Corkery* Psychology, Minor: Art & (Major: Business) Wellness) Iowa City Eagle Grove Kati Olson - (Major: Eric Villhauer - (Major: Elementary Education) History & Theatre Arts, Forest City Minor: Humanities) Jefferson Caroline S. Andersen* (Major: Computer InforBethann L. Bohnet** mation Systems, Minor: (Major: Elementary EduBusiness) cation) Jewell Brian E. Boyle* - (Major: Business) Jacob R. Head - (Major: Jonathan Lee Groe* Wellness). Lake Mills (Major: Computer Information Systems) Michael J. Playter** Alex Robert Grunhovd - (Major: Business) (Major: Business) Karla Jean Renshaw*** Krysta Mae Hanson (Major: Communications) Leland (Major: Communications) Andrew K. Johnson* Renae Nelson* - (Major: (Major: Business, Minor: Communications, Minor: History) Business) Madrid Mallory Cooper Lovik** - (Major: Math Education) Amy Annette Onstot** Shawn Newton (Major: Music Perfor-

mance, Minor: Humanities) Mason City Shaye L. Johanns*** (Major: Business) Menlo Michael Culver (Major: Business) Moorhead Scott C. McCandless** - (Major: Business) New Hampton David A. Fuller - (Major: Foundations of Education) Nora Springs Eva Kay Mills*** (Major: Elementary Education) Northwood Adam Dralla - (Major: Communications) Oelwein Ryan Joseph Kerns (Major: Business) Riceville Nathan Paul Lidtke (Major: Wellness) Rachel Ann Linkenmeyer** - (Major: Psychology, Minor: History) Rockford Andrew Curtis Gross (Major: Computer Information Systems, Minor: Business) St. Ansgar Rachel Mary Hannam (Major: Business) Stanhope Laura Rae Read* (Major: Business) State Center Sarah Annunciata Knott*+ - (Major: Music Performance, Minor: Humanities. Toledo Brianna Joy Gray** (Major: Communications, Minor: Business). Wall Lake Brandon Dean Aschinger - (Major: Communications) Webster City Kenny Crouthamel, Jr.** - (Major: History & Psychology, Minor: Humanities) Winterset

Charles W. Johnson III (Major: Wellness) KANSAS Berryton Colin R. Moriarty (Major: Wellness) LOUISIANA Columbia Jamie O’Neill Johnson (Major: Business) MINNESOTA Albert Lea Jed Bergland - (Major: Business) Colton Jensen - (Major: Communications) Andrew W. Stapleton** - (Major: Physical Science) Alden Erin Krogsgaard (Major: Interdisciplinary) Blue Earth Mary Margaret Dickman* - (Major: Communications, Minor: History) Kathryn Jane Mullaly (Major: Creative Writing, Minor: Humanities & Psychology) Cambridge Brian Schultz* - (Major: Business) Cannon Falls Lucas Michael Winchell - (Major: Business) Hollandale Adam Matthew Wilkie (Major: Business) Jeffers Kristin Huls - (Major: Communications, Minor: Business) Jordan Andrew Huss - (Major: Business) Le Center Andrew G. Blum*** (Summa Cum Laude, Major: Communications) Madelia Boyd Eser - (Major: Elementary Education) Minneapolis Timothy Isaac Mulari* (Major: Business) Keilan Lamont Williams - (Major: Business) Owatonna See WALDORF, E10

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AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS (Major: Communications) Waldorf graduates Erskinte A. Henderson cont’d (Major: Business) Deonte M. Lewis From E9 (Major: Business) Katie Elizabeth Austin INTERNATIONAL (Major: Humanities, Jeremy P. Trach** Minor: English) Coquitlam, British ColumWhitney Tait - (Major: bia, (Major: Wellness) Humanities, Minor: ReliKris Feeney - Victoria, gion) British Columbia, (Major: Plainview Business) Bryce Carlson - (Major: Sitraka Rakotoarivelo Business) Antsirabe, Madagascar, Redwood Falls (Major: Communications) Annissa Jo Hacker** A.J. Rivera - Aguadilla, (Major: Music PerforPuerto Rico, (Major: Wellmance & Music Education) ness) Roseville Lucy J. Killewo* - Dar es Andrea Forliti - (Major: Salaam, Tanzania, (Major: Business) Computer Information St. Charles Systems) Anandi Mary Gilseth* (Major: Music Performance, Minor: Theatre Rotary Club Students Arts) of the Month Alan J. Groebner (Major: Communications) MASON CITY — Four St. Paul Newman High School Joseph Ray Davoli seniors were named Noon (Major: Elementary EduRotary Club students of cation) the month, for April. Tower Students recognized Synnöve Ingrid Abrawere Todd Dummett, hamson** - (Major: PsyChristine Meggers, Claire chology, Minor: Wellness) Boehmer, and Morgan Winona Dornbier. David Turner Todd – Todd Dummett is the (Major: Business) son of Paula and Jim DumWoodbury mett. He Bryan R. Kloetzke participates (Major: Business) in football, SOUTH DAKOTA wrestling Sioux Falls and track. Tyler James Snell He has been (Major: Communications) recognized TEXAS for All-DisFort Worth trict AcadeDummett Peter Emmanuel Teigen mic selec- (Major: Business) tion in football and as a WASHINGTON Governor’s Scholar. He Spokane maintains a 4.0 grade Brenton J. Johnson – point average and is a (Associate in Arts) member of the National WISCONSIN Honor Society. Dummett Algoma plans to attend the UniBrian Edward Qualman* versity of Iowa and major - (Major: Business, Minor: in biomedical engineering. Wellness) Christine Meggers is Milwaukee the daughter of Jim and Julie Fosado*** Mary Meggers. Her activi-

ties throughout her high school career include: basketball, volleyball, Meggers speech, yearbook, choir, Knightsingers, fall play, musical, SIAC, Prom Committee ‘08-’09, Yield ‘08-’09, and Clear Lake Bank and Trust Junior Board of Directors, ‘09’10. Some of her hobbies are scrapbooking, reading, singing and photography. She plans to attend Simpson College in the fall and double major in business and history. Claire Boehmer is the daughter of Kevin and Deanna Boehmer. She has been involved in volleyball, track, yearbook, fall play, Boehmer Knightsingers, recycling club, National Honor Society and was a manager for football and wrestling. She plans to attend the University of Iowa and major in chemistry, premed. Morgan Dornbier is the daughter of Damon and Leslie Dornbier. She participated in volleyball, basketball, tennis, Dornbier softball and football statistics. She is also a member of the National Honor Society. Her future plans are to attend the University of Northern Iowa and major in chemistry/pre-med.

Flute Solo, Division I — Sephra Byrne. VOCAL Vocal Solo, Division I — NORTHWOOD —EighSarah Floden. teen students from the Vocal Solo, Division I — Newman Catholic High Anna Henrich. School Music Department Mixed Quartet, Division participated in the IHSMA Solo and Ensemble Festival I — Sarah Galliart, Sarah Floden, Kory Eastvold, Saturday, April 17, in Spencer Schmidt. Northwood. Like Duet, Division II — Newman had a total of 20 entries, which earned a Anna Henrich, Dylann total of nine Division I rat- Glass. Vocal Solo, Division II — ings, eight Division II ratings, and three Division III Megan Quam. Vocal Solo, Division III ratings. Anna Henrich was — Chrissy Meggers. also named as an OutVocal Solo, Division III standing Performer for her — Dylann Glass. performance center, she will now have the opportunity to perform at Iowa State University on May 11, Celebrations Iowa in a recital featuring OutSingers standing Performance DECORAH — Alex BreAward winners from across itsprecher, of Northwood, the state. was selected to play Results are as follow: trumpet with the CeleINSTRUMENTAL bration Iowa Singers and Brass Choir, Division I Jazz Band, a select high — Leah Wies, Kory Eastschool touring ensemble vold, Spencer Schmidt, that will perform more Tommy Kiss, Ryan than 30 shows across the Schupick, Adam Dalton, state of Iowa, this sumHayden Romig. Clarinet Trio, Division II mer. Bretisprecher is the son of Jamie and Jennifer — Anna Henrich, Megan Breitsprecher, and is a Quam, Gabby Dohmen. Trombone solo, Division student at NorthwoodKensett High School. II — Ryan Schupick. Breitsprecher was Trumpet Duet, Division selected from a pool of III — Spencer Schmidt, Iowa high school music Tommy Kiss. Trumpet Solo, Division students who auditioned at four locations across II — Leah Wies. the state in March. Flute solo, Division I — Celebration Iowa, now Sarah Floden. Clarinet Solo, Division I in its 28th season, showcases the quality of Iowa — Anna Henrich. high school music proAlto Saxophone Solo, grams through a twoDivision I —JJena Stallhour production that smith. includes song and dance, Alto Saxophone Solo, and jazz band favorites Division I — Rachel Hen for audiences of all ages rich. to enjoy. Tenor Saxophone Solo, The group has schedDivision II — Ali Stearns. Trumpet Solo, Division uled a performance Sunday, Aug. 1, at the Clear II — Tommy Kiss. Clarinet Solo, Division II Lake City Park Band Shell. — Megan Quam.

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Inducted into honor society CEDAR FALLS — The University of Northern Iowa inducted the following students into the Omicron Delta Kappa national honorary society, April 11. Omicron Delta Kappa is a junior and senior student honor society which recognizes students for their outstanding achievements in scholarship, leadership and service activities. Students are listed by hometown, name and major. GARNER — Adam O’Leary, economics. LAKE MILLS — David Rygh, math: statistics and actuarial science. MASON CITY — Ashley Fewins, accounting; Madilyn Ramaekers, chemistry and physics education.

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