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Mason City, Iowa âœŚ Sunday, July 18, 2010

Engaged

50th Anniversary

GABRIELLE LAGE and TYLER GINTHER will be married on Sept. 4, 2010 at the First Methodist Church in Mason City, with a reception following at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake.

David and Donna (Hansen) Kruckenberg, of Rockwell, were married July 23, 1960 at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Rockwell.

Engaged

Engaged KELLY MARIE THOMPSON

ELIZABETH MARKS

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ROBBIE DECKARD

ADAM AHRENS

will be married on Sept. 4, 2010 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Mason City.

will be married June 11, 2011 at St. John LaLanda Catholic Church in Blue Springs, Mo.


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THANK YOU

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Neal O’Brien, 80 GREENE — A card shower is planned for Neal O’Brien, of Greene, who will observe his 80th birthday, July 21. Cards may be sent to Neal at the following address: 2071 Floyd Line St., Greene, Iowa 50636.

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Lage, Ginther

GABRIELLE LAGE, of Meservey, is the daughter Teagan Zirbel of Bret and Sue Lage, of WEST DES MOINES — Meservey. She is a 2006 Chad and Alison Zirbel, of graduate of SheffieldWest Des Moines, are par- Chapin/Meservey-Thornents of a daughter, Teagan ton High School and a Marie, born May 25, 2010 2010 graduate of the Uniat Methodist West Hospi- versity of Northern Iowa tal, West Des Moines. with a B.A. degree in eleShe weighed 6 lbs., and mentary education and BIRTHDAY was 18 inches long. special education. She is welcomed by Gabrielle is employed with Chuck Norris, 85 Great-Grandma Nadine Hampton-Dumont ComMASON CITY — A card Price, of Clear Lake, and munity School District. grandparents, Jerry and shower is planned for TYLER GINTHER, of Sandy Zirbel, of Mason Chuck Norris, of Mason Meservey, is the son of City, who will celebrate his City, and John and Ann Scott and Pam Ginther, of Slattery, of Winthrop. 85th birthday, Friday, July Rockford, and Linda Klein 23. of Frenchtown, Mont. He He was born July 23, THANK YOU is a 2003 graduate of 1925 in Earlham, Iowa. Rudd-Rockford-Marble Cards may be sent to Thank you Rock High School and a Chuck at the following Thank you to the church 2005 graduate of North address: 10401 285th St., Iowa Area Community full of long-time friends Mason City, Iowa 50401. and family who came to say College. Tyler is employed He requests no gifts. goodbye to Carl Elfers. The by PMA USA. Chuck is married to family also thanks those The couple will be marRuth, and has two chilwho sent flowers and gave ried on Sept. 4, 2010 at the dren, Linda McNamara generous memorial monies. First Methodist Church in and Charlie Norris, four To the staff at Hospice of Mason City, with a recepgrandchildren and seven North Iowa, thank you for tion following at the Surf great-grandchildren. the great care and compas- Ballroom in Clear Lake. sion you showed Carl during his final three days. THANK YOU Thank you to Pastor Judy Wooton of Rockford First Thank you United Methodist Church Thank you to my friends and Scott Fink of Hauser and neighbors, as well as Funeral Home for their my family, for their words compassion and guidance. of kindness and encourFinally, thank you to the agement during my time of Walker-Graper American healing and recovery, from Legion Post No. 338 for the surgery and illness. Your stirring military honors and cards, thoughts and the haunting rendition of prayers are very much “Taps.” appreciated. — The family of Carl — Charlie Thrams Elfers

ELIZABETH MARKS, of Blue Springs, Mo., is the daughter of Robert and Barbara Marks, also of Blue Springs. She is a graduate of Archbishop O’Hara High School in Kansas City, Mo., and will graduate in May, 2011 with a doctorate of pharmacy from Drake University. ADAM AHRENS, of Clear Lake, is the son of Michael and Lisa Ahrens, also of Clear Lake. He is a 2005 graduate of Clear Lake High School, and a 2009 graduate of Drake University with a bachelor of science degree in biochemistry/cell and molecular biology. Adam is currently attending the University of Nebraska Medical Center pursuing a doctorate degree in genetics, cell biology and anatomy. The couple will be married June 11, 2011 at St. John LaLanda Catholic Church in Blue Springs, Mo.

We’d like to thank the Cerro Gordo County Community Foundation for its support of Parents United of North Central Iowa. We appreciate your contribution to our agency for our Skills Development Program. Thank you for making a difference in many North Central Iowa communities.

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were greatly appreciated. Truman was known and loved by many and will be missed.

Thank you Thank you one and all for all the cards, for the gifts and for being present at our 50th anniversary celebration. Also, thanks to everyone whose hard work made it so wonderful for us. We love all of you. — Lyle and Pat Boehmer

Thank you to all who came to our 50th wedding anniversary celebration, and to you who sent cards. Thank you — Larry and Cathy I would like to thank Degen friends and family for all the cards, calls, gifts and Thank you visits for my 80th birthday. It was great to hear The Pribbenow family thanks all who sent condo- from so many. You all lences, well wishes, flow- made my day so special. Friends and family are ers, food and gifts in the priceless! memory of Truman — Dolores Mathahs Pribbenow. These gifts

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Join us for a Grand Celebration! Nick Kramer turns 50! ANNIVERSARY

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Ritter, 50 years C H A R L E S CITY — Ronald and Bethel (Warner) Ritter, of Charles City, were married July 22, 1960 in Waterloo. The couple will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a card shower. Cards may be sent to them at: 1007 Freeman St., Charles City, Iowa, 50616. They request no gifts, please. The couple’s children and spouses are: Bill and Phyllis Ritter, Nevada, Iowa; Karen and Jack Sharp, Nora Springs; Jim (deceased) and Julie Rit-

ter, Lake Mills; Richard and Marilyn Ritter, Rockford; Paul and Deneen Ritter, Charles City, and Kim and Kevin Sorenson, Owatonna, Minn. They have 13 granchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and one greatgreat-grandchild.

ANNIVERSARY When: Friday, July 23, 2010. Where: Tiki Bar at PM Park, South Shore, Clear Lake. When: 6 p.m. Music: Split Second Band.

Happy 80th Birthday, Mom!

Ouverson, 74 years FOREST CITY — Virgil and Ruth Ouverson celebrated their 74th wedding anniversary. The couple joined their two separate lives into one on July 4, 1936. If you would like to send congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Ouverson, please forward them to Good Samaritan Society at 606 S. Seventh St., Forest City, Iowa 50436 or to 101 N. Hill St., Fertile, Iowa 50434.

ANNIVERSARY

Jass, 50 years

Phyllis Knudtson (Erickson) Wish your favorite English teacher a happy birthday, July 20. Cards may be sent to: 508 Third Ave. N. Northwood, Iowa 50459. We love you! — Lu Anne and Jo Anne and families

MASON CITY — Dick and Carol Jass, of Mason City, were married July 17, 1960 at the United Methodist Church, Garner. The couple will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a card Griffith, 50 years shower. Greetings may be MASON CITY — Karl and Lynn (Stempel) Griffith, sent to Dick and Carol at of Mason City, were married July 17, 1960 at the Col- 1819 Springview Dr., Mason City, Iowa 50401. legiate Presbyterian Church in Ames. They will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary They kindly request no gifts, please. with a summer family outing at Honey Creek Resort The couple’s children State Park on Rathbun Lake in Moravia. and their spouses are Greetings may be sent to the couple at 402 Prairie David and Margie Jass, of View Lane, Mason City, Iowa 50401-2571. The couple’s children and their spouses are Dave, of Ankeny, and Patti and Liberty, Mo., and Randy (Sue), of Ames. They also have two grandchildren, Jackson and Mariah, of Ames.

Lowell Heifner, of Garner. They also have four grandchildren.


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Santee, Charlton AMANDA SANTEE, of Des Moines, is the daughter of Allen and Carmen Santee, of Ankeny. She is a 2004 graduate of Newman Catholic High School, a 2008 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa with a B.A. degree in graphic communications. Amanda is employed with John Deere in Urbandale. MATTHEW CHARLTON, of Des Moines, is the son of Rhonda Frisk, of Lake Mills, and Walter Charlton, Sr., of Cedar Falls. He is a 2003 graduate of Lake Mills High School, a 2008 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa with a B.A. degree in graphic communications.

Kruckenberg, 50 years

Matthew is employed with Loffredo Fresh Produce in Des Moines. The couple will be married at 2 p.m. Aug. 7, 2010 at Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart Church in Ankeny.

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Kirschner, Gerbig CARLY KIRSCHNER, of Mason City, is the daughter of Marvin and Frances Kirschner, of Mason City. Carly is a graduate of Drake University with a B.A. degree in international relations and a B.A. degree in political science. CHAD GERBIG, of Mason City, is the son of Kenneth and JoAnn Gerbig, of Mason City. Chad is a graduate of North Iowa Area Community College with an A.A. degree in psychology. The couple will be married at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010 at St. Augustin’s Church in Des Moines.

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Schlichting, 45 years THORNTON — Paul and Mary (Obrecht) Schlichting were married July 17, 1965 at Richland Lutheran Church, Thornton. They are the parents of: Brian (Cathy), Bruce (Marla), and Buffy Teegan and Sidney. (Dustin Tschampel). Also, the family would Their grandchildren are: like to wish Paul a happy Tanya, Eli, Brett, Brandon, Taylor, Teryn, Tyler, 65th birthday on July 13!

ROCKWELL — David and Donna (Hansen) Kruckenberg, of Rockwell, were married July 23, 1960 at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Rockwell. Please join David and Donna on a trip down memory lane as they celebrate 50 years of marital bliss with dinner and dancing beginning at 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 24 at the Linn Grove Country Club in Rockwell. Your presence is gift enough! — Jodi and John Degen, — Jeanette and Gary Sturges — Dawn and Joe Heimer and their families

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Drake graduates

KELLY MARIE THOMPSON, of Ventura, is the daughter of David and Holly Thompson, of Kanawha. Kelly is a graduate of West Hancock High School and Iowa State University with a B.S. degree in child and family services with child option. She is employed with and Buena Vista University Opportunity Village in with a B.A. degree in manClear Lake. agement. Robbie is ROBBIE DECKARD, of Ventura, is the son of Chris engaged in farming in the rural Clear Lake area. and Tracey Deckard, of The couple will be marand Gary and Hennigar, Lorentzen Indianola, ried on Sept. 4, 2010 at Sally Eichmeier, of Clear DALCY HENNIGAR , of Lake. He is a graduate of Bethlehem Lutheran Manly, is the daughter of Clear Lake High School Church in Mason City. Dale and Carol Hennigar, of Manly. She is a 2005 graduate of North Central Stevens, Emerson High School and a 2007 LEILANI STEVENS, of Waterloo, is the daughter of graduate of North Iowa Area Community College David and Valentina Stevens, of Manly. She is a 2006 graduate of North Central High School, a 2008 graduate with an A.A. and a A.S. of North Iowa Area Community College with an A.A. degree. She graduated degree and a 2010 graduate of the University of Northfrom the University of ern Iowa, with a degree in elementary and middle level Northern Iowa in 2009 with a B.A. degree in ele- education. Leilani is employed with Menards, as a cusmentary education and a tomer service associate in Waterloo. NATHAN EMERSON, of Waterloo, is the son of B.A. degree in middle school education. Dalcy is Dwayne and Amy Dunning of Belle Plaine. He is a 2004 graduate of Belle Plaine High School and is employed as employed with Charlie a pharmacy technician with Walgreens in Waterloo. Brown Preschool and The couple will be married at 2 p.m. on July 24, 2010 Child Care in Mason City. at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Cedar Falls. DEVIN LORENTZEN , of Kensett, is the son of Mike and Karrie Lorentzen, of Mason City, and John and Monica McLaughlin of Kensett. He is a 2005 graduate of North Central High School and a 2007 graduate of North Iowa Area Community College with an A.A. degree and later attended the University of Northern Iowa. Devin is employed with UPS and Enterprise Renta-Car, both in Mason City. The couple will be married at 4 p.m. July 31, 2010 at St. James Lutheran Church in Mason City.

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DES MOINES — The following North Iowa students graduated from Drake University at the conclusion of the 2010 spring semester: ALGONA — Janelle Gates, juris doctor in law. APLINGTON — Serena Beetner, master of science in teaching, in elementary teacher education. CLARION — Ashley Watts, juris doctor in law. CLEAR LAKE — Katelyn Hilton, doctor of pharmacy. IOWA FALLS — Jaime Thies, bachelor of arts in journalism, in broadcast news. MASON CITY — Eric

Barnes, bachelor of arts in biology; Michael Draheim, bachelor of fine arts in theatre-design; Mark Forbes, master of public administration; Kari Goranson, bachelor of science in biology; Carly Kirschner, bachelor of arts in international relations and political science; Brian Lalor, juris doctor in law.

scale, with a minimum of 12 graded hours. North Iowa students recognized include: ALGONA — Rebecca J. Brosnan. CHARLES CITY — Laura N. Blanchard. GARNER — Justine N. Hejlik.

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Clarke College Dean’s List DUBUQUE — Clarke College announces its Dean’s List for the spring 2010 semester. The list recognizes fulltime students who have earned a 3.65 grade point average or above on a 4.0

IOWA CITY — Sara A. Pfannes, of Mason City, graduated from the radiologic technology program at the University of Iowa, June 4. A total of 22 students received their certification in radiologic technology at a commencement ceremony on June 11, in Iowa City.

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Hawkeye graduates

PARKERSBURG — Sara Henriksen, liberal arts. PLAINFIELD — Curtis Wefel, agricultural business management. RICEVILLE — Camille Dohlman, liberal arts; Ryan VanDeWalker, police science; Lori Mueth, graphic communications. WESLEY — Kellie Morris, business administration. WHITTEMORE — Michael Opheim, liberal arts.

Bethel Dean’s List ST. PAUL, Minn. — Samantha Allgood, Brian Cross and Anna Hachfeld, were named to the Dean’s List for academic excellence at Bethel University during the spring semester. The Dean’s List honors students who achieve an outstanding scholastic record during a semester with a grade point average of 3.6 or greater.

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WATERLOO — The following North Iowa students are among the spring semester graduates of Hawkeye Community College. The students’ programs of study follow their names. ALGONA — Alex Elbert, natural resources management; Brittany Thilges, liberal arts; Ashley Zadow, liberal arts. BUFFALO CENTER — Benjamin Jutting, police science. CHARLES CITY — Matthew Elthon, marketing management; Morgan Schlader, natural resources management; Lee Schwartzkopf, natural resources management; Branden Siemons, diesel truck technology. CLEAR LAKE — Benjamin Menges, horticulture science. DUMONT — Christopher Allen, civil and construction engineering technology; Kelsey Brocka, liberal arts; Macala Mennen, liberal arts. FOREST CITY — Wyatt Holland, agricultural business management; Tori Sunde, dental hygiene. GARNER — Amy Halverson, liberal arts. GREENE — Elizabeth Van Wyk, graphic communications. HAMPTON — Chad Harkema, police science. MARBLE ROCK — Valerie Heft, dental hygiene. MASON CITY — Joshua Spieker, liberal arts, Courtney Wentworth, liberal arts. NASHUA — Jesse Brown, CNC machine technology; Matthew White, CNC machine technology; Alexander Zwanziger, ag power technology.

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CELEBRATIONS BIRTHDAY

Richard L. Calvert Benefit

When: July 24, 2010 Pettinger receives Where: North Iowa Fairgrounds, Olson Buildlaw degree ing, Mason City. Time: 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Events: Hog Roast, DJ, Free Will Donation, Silent Auction. We are having this benefit on behalf of Rick Calvert who has stage 4 non-small cell lung cancer. We are trying to raise money to help offset his cancer treatment expenses. Nonsmall cell lung cancer was found on Aug. 3, 2009 and on Dec. 7, 2009, the cancer pronounced as stage Donald Hennigar, 90 was four. The doctors are only JEFFERSON — Donald giving him a couple years to Hennigar, of Jefferson, for- live. He started IOWA CITY — Erin merly of Manly, will celechemotherapy on April 20. Pettinger received her juris brate his 90th birthday, He is the husband of Sue doctorate degree from the Saturday, July 17. Calvert and is a devoted University of Iowa Law He was born July 17, 1920. father to Travis and Amelia School, on May 14. Greetings may be sent to (Anderson) Calvert and She also received the Donald at the following also Dawn (Calvert) SchusBoyd Service Award — address: 408 W. Greenter and Andy Schuster. He Highest Honors for over wood, Apt. #1, Bldg. #4, is also the grandfather of 200 community service Jefferson, Iowa 50129. Casey Schuster. volunteer hours. Pettinger Rick was born and raised will be working as a in Rock Falls. He graduated domestic violence proseBIRTHDAY from Nora Springs-Rock cutor at the Henry County Falls Senior High with the attorney’s office in Mt. class of 1969. Right out of Pleasant. high school he went to She is the daughter of work for Comfort, Inc. and John and Pat Pettinger, of moved to Mason City. He Adair, and the grandworked for Comfort for 14 daughter of Betty 1/2 years. He then opened Knuepfer and the late Russell Knuepfer, of Mason City.

Design Air Systems, Inc., which he operated in Mason City for three years, until Secory Bonded Plumbing and Heating in Clear Lake, purchased his operation. Rick then worked for Secory Bonded Plumbing and Heating and purchased the business in June 2007. He owned and operated Bonded Plumbing and Heating until December of 2009 when his health issues forced him to sell the business and concentrate on his health. For questions or donations, contact Dawn at 641-425-6762 or Sharon at 641-749-5887.

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A Farewell Celebration of Ministry

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The members of Galilean Lutheran Church, Clear Lake, invite you to a celebration of eight years in ministry to honor

Thank you for giving me such a wonderful life. I just love being your wife.

Pastor Jeff Ungs, on Sunday, July 25. A pulled pork sandwich/potluck lunch will be served beginning at 11 a.m. with a program at 1 p.m. at the church, 4454 255th St. (Highway 18 West) in Clear Lake.

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ANNIVERSARY

Viterbo University Dean’s List

Allen Roberts, 85

MASON CITY — Allen LA CROSSE, Wis. — Roberts, of Mason City, Shannon Hackbart, of will celebrate his 85th Manly, Iowa, was named to birthday at an open house the Dean’s List at Viterbo from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, University for the 2010 July 25, at The Manor, 4 spring semester. Third St. N.W., Mason Full-time students must City. complete a minimum of 12 Allen was born July 23, semester hours of credit 1925 in Rudd. for letter grades and Greetings may be sent to receive at least a 3.5 grade Allen at the following point average with no address: The Manor, 4 incomplete grades, to Third St. N.W., Apt. 333, qualify for the Dean’s List. Mason City, Iowa 50401.

Merfeld, 25 years MARBLE ROCK — Doug and Tracy (Klindworth) Merfeld, of Marble Rock, were married July 20, 1985 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Roseville. The couple will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 1 at Marble Rock Community Center in Marble Rock. They request no gifts, please.

May 24, 1907 July 17, 1985 We love you Dad. We miss you. There is an empty spot in our family without you, but we know you are watching over us. We were blessed having you in our lives. Your loving family, — Juanita, Rosemary and family, Sheila, Ron and Terri and family.

Happy 5th anniversary on July 23, 2010. I love you, Kim


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