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Mason City, Iowa âœŚ Sunday, August 22, 2010

70th Anniversary


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on graduating with honors!

of Forest City were married Sept. 8, 1940, in Thompson.


Engaged AMBER KAY LICHMAN and BRANDON MICHAEL BROERS will be married at 4 p.m. Oct. 16 at First United Methodist Church in Mason City.

TRACY REICH and NICKOLAS TIETJENS will be married Oct. 2, 2010, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Mason City.



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Kaplan graduates CHICAGO, Ill. — Kaplan University celebrated the graduation of its summer 2010 class during a live ceremony Aug. 7, in Chicago. Harold Ford, Jr., a former U.S. Representative, served as the keynote speaker. The following local students were awarded degrees: CEDAR FALLS — John Paulson, master of arts in teacher education. DYSART — Cindy Schults, associate of applied science in paralegal studies. KLEMME — Angela Gardner, master of business administration in business administration. MASON CITY — James Dlouhy, master of business administration in business administration; David W. Hayes, bachelor of science in accounting; Tanya Scarrow, bachelor of science in accounting. NEW HARTFORD — Charlotte Feckers, bachelor of science in nursing. WAVERLY — Suzy Cousin, master of business administration in business administration; Chelsea Lohmann, master of business administration in business administration.

Robert D. Blue scholarship awards DES MOINES — The Iowa Centennial Memorial Foundation announced that Tia McInroy, of Charles City, and Ellen Majewski, of Greene, are among 10 students to receive a Robert D. Blue scholarship award for the 2010-11 school year. The Foundation honored the winners at a ceremony in Des Moines. The Robert D. Blue Scholarship, which is given by the Foundation, awarded $1,000 to ten Iowa students to assist in covering expenses at an Iowa college. McInroy plans to attend the University of Northern Iowa. Majewski plans to attend Des Moines University.

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Lichman, Broers AMBER KAY LICHMAN, of Mason City, is the daughter of Don and Connie Lichman of Plymouth. Amber is a 2004 graduate of North Central High School and a 2008 graduate of Kaplan University with an A.A. degree. Amber is employed with Physical Rehab and Pain Services in Mason City. BRANDON MICHAEL BROERS, of Mason City, is the son of the late Bardelt and Julie Broers, also of Mason City. He is a 2001 graduate of Mason City High School and is the owner of Broers Customs in Hegland, Hesnard Mason City. The couple will be marKATIE HEGLAND, of Hampton, is the daughter of ried at 4 p.m. Oct. 16 at First Greg and Sheryl Borcherding of Hampton and Randy United Methodist Church in Hegland of Austin, Minn. Katie is a 2006 graduate of Mason City. Hampton-Dumont High School, a 2008 graduate of North Iowa Area Community College and a 2010 graduate of Regions School of Ophthalmic Medical TechnoloTHANK YOU gy. Katie is employed with Wolfe Eye Clinic in Fort Dodge. Thank You JUSTIN HESNARD, of Hampton, is the son of A sincere thank you to Michele and Steve Alden of Hampton and Jeff and Jodi everyone who sent cards Hesnard of Bradford. Justin is a 2004 graduate of and personal greetings for Hampton-Dumont High School, a 2006 graduate of the my 90th birthday. All were North Iowa Area Community College automotive provery much appreciated and gram and a 2010 graduate of the Northwest Iowa Commade my day even more munity College power line program. Justin is employed special. I enjoyed hearing by Prairie Energy Cooperative of Clarion. from each and every one of The couple will be married at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. you! 25, 2010, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Latimer. — Lucille Milhous

Thank you Thank you one and all for the beautiful cards, calls and visitors for my 85th birthday. It was great to be remembered by so many. Thank you for the beautiful flowers from my family. —Velma Roberts


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Sherrick, Tartaglia RIVER GROVE, Ill. — Marissa Tartaglia and Daniel Sherrick were united in marriage on March 20, 2010, at St. Cyprian in River Grove, Ill., by Father Gene Gratkowski. Marissa is the daughter of Thomas and Cynthia Tartaglia of Elmwood Park, Ill., and the granddaughter of Rose Dundich, of River Grove, Ill. Daniel is the son of John and Mary Sherrick of Mason City and the grandson of Elizabeth Sherrick of Carthage, Ill., and William and Joan Poerstel of Prophetstown, Ill. Maid of honor was Antoinette Tartaglia. The bride’s other attendants were Mara Schaefer, Audrey Delgiudice, Erica Colello and Missy Jajko. Best man was Matt Johnson. Other attendants to the groom were Michael Sherrick, Tony Colello, James Phelan and Erik Frost. Marissa is a graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University where she received a B.A. degree in international relations and Spanish, and a graduate of the University of Chicago with an MA degree in humanities. Daniel is a graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University with a B.A. degree in international relations and received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Iowa. The couple resides in Hustisford, Wis.

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Look Who Has 60 years Behind Them!

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Mary Sable, 80

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MASON CITY — Mary Sable, of Mason City, will celebrate her 80th birthday at an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, at Temple Baptist Church, 1211 S. Kentucky Ave., Mason City. She requests no gifts, please. She was born Aug. 18, 1930.

NATALIE HEIN, of Reardon, Wash., is the daughter of Doug and Kathie Hein, also of Reardon. She is a graduate of Washington State University with a B.A. degree in social sciences. Natalie is employed with Manufacturer’s Bank & Trust Co. in Clear Lake. JOSEPH McGRATH, of Clear Lake, is the son of Steve and Tricia McGrath, also of Clear Lake. Joseph is a graduate of North Iowa Area Community College with a degree in ag operations management. He farms with his father and grandparents in Clear Lake. The couple will be married in the fall, 2010, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.


Boone DeLozier SMITHVILLE, Mo. — Damien and Andi (Schroeder) DeLozier, of Smithville, Mo., are parents of a son, Boone Cooper DeLozier, born at 6:54 a.m. Aug. 1, 2010 at St. Luke’s Northland Hospital, Kansas City, Mo. He weighed 7 lbs., 10 oz., and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are David and Terri Schroeder, Ventura, Iowa, and Rick and Chris DeLozier, Macon, Mo.


Shirley Berry, 80 MASON CITY — Shirley Berry, of Mason City, celebrated her 80th birthday with a family dinner. She was born Aug. 21, 1930. Greetings may be sent to Shirley at the following address: 815 17th St. N.E., Mason City, Iowa 50401.

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cars for Thresher’s Reunion, and color guard at sporting events and parades. Nauman’s Eagle Scout project consisted of replacing a fence in the memorial garden in Rudd’s East Lake Park. He replaced a deteriorated wooden fence with white two-rail fence, and was responsible for the leadership, organization, fundraising and completion of this project. Nauman graduated from Rockford Senior High School in May, 2009, and is attending North Iowa Area Community College, Mason City, in the climate control program. He currently works for Woody’s Dust Control in Rudd.




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award, the Arrow of Light. He joined Boy Scout Troop 34 in May of 2002, was inducted into the Order of ROCKFORD — The highest rank in Boy Scout- the Arrow in 2004 and ing was presented to Brent earned membership to the OA Brotherhood in 2005. Nauman, of Rudd, at an He earned a total of 31 Eagle Scout Court of required and elective merit Honor, Aug. 15, at Zion badges, and also earned Lutheran Church, Rockthe Red Flannel Patch and ford. the World Conservation Nauman began his trail Award. to Eagle Scout when he Nauman participated in joined Cub Scout Pack 34, in September of 1997, as a many Scout activities including spring, summer Tiger Cub. He became a and fall campouts, Cub Scout in 1998 and earned the ranks of bobcat, pinewood derbies, sportwolf, bear, and webelo. He o-ree, local canoe trips and Klondike derbies. He earned all 20 possible assisted with scouting for activity badges and the food, popcorn and Christreligious emblem of God and Family as a Cub Scout. mas wreath sales, placement of Memorial Day In 2002, Nauman earned cemetery flags, parking Cub Scouting’s highest


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Happy 80th Birthday Today

Happy Birthday Madonna Gelner Chodur Kirschbaum Turning 90 on Aug. 25 In honor of this very special occasion, a celebration will take place on Sunday, Aug. 22, between the hours of 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at East Park Shelter House #1, Mason City, Iowa. Family and friends are invited to attend. (Please come by to say “hello” — she would love to see you!) No gifts, please.

Dorothy Anderson, 90

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GARNER — Dorothy Anderson celebrated her 90th birthday at a family dinner. Her birthday is Aug. 29. Cards and greetings may be sent to Dorothy at: 750 W. Lyons St., Apt. 24, Garner, Iowa 50438.

Greetings may be sent to Marjorie Sturges 40 Pebble Creek Ct., Mason City, Iowa 50401. No gifts.

Love You, Mom, Grandma and Great-Grandma. BRANDI BARKER, of Britt, is the daughter of Jerry — Your family and Cindy Barker of Britt. She is a graduate of West Hancock High School and AIB College of Business. Brandi is employed with Britt Food Center in Britt. BIRTHDAY RUSTY HADACEK, of Britt, is the son of Esther Hadacek and the late Cletus Hadacek of Duncan. He is a they reside today. Arnold (Dutch) graduate of Garner-Hayfield High School and Iowa They have five children: Lakes Community College. Rusty is employed with IMT Duitscher, 85 Trudy Hillburg, Algona; in Garner. THORNTON — Arnold Judy Linahon, Clear Lake; The couple will be married at 2 p.m. on Sept. 25, 2010, (Dutch) Duitcher will cele- Bobbi, Des Moines; Laura at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Britt. (Lolly) Duitscher, Mason brate his 85th birthday, City, and Bill, Clear Lake Aug. 22. (deceased), and nine Arnold was born Aug. grandchildren and two 22, 1925 on the famliy NEW ARRIVAL great-granddaughters. farm, rural Thornton. Dutch will celebrate at a Dutch served in the U.S. Micah Kelley Navy during World War II. birthday dinner with his ALGONA — Jamie and He was employed for over family. Heidi Kelley, of Algona, Birthday wishes may be 30 years at Payne Plumbare parents of a son, Micah sent to Dutch at: 6962 ing and Heating, Mason Dean, born at 2:47 p.m. Cardinal Ave., Thornton, City. Dutch and his wife, May 22, 2010 at St. Luke’s Iowa 50479. Madely, returned to the Hospital, Sioux City. family farm in 1953 where He weighed 7 lbs., 11 oz., and was 20 inches long. THANK YOU Grandparents are Lloy and Sandi Flickinger, of cards, gifts and special Thank you Clear Lake, and Dave and remembrances. My heartfelt thanks to Debbie Kelley, of Nora A special thanks to the family, relatives and Springs. wait staff and Holiday Inn friends for your part in Great-grandparents are for all your work in making helping to make my retire- the party so great. Marvin and Ramona Schmidt, of Ventura; well, and Roger and Donna ment party so special. Thanks, Thanks also for all the Gertrude Kelley, of Rock- Bertelsen, of Thornton. — Denny Borchardt

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Schlutz, 60 years MASON CITY — Marvin and Jeanette (White) Schlutz of Mason City were married Sept. 3, 1950, at the First Methodist Church in Plover. Marvin and Jeanette will celebrate their 60th anniversary with a family dinner. They request no gifts please. Cards may be sent to Marvin and Jeanette at 509 S. Louisiana Ave., Mason City, Iowa 50401. The couple’s children and their spouses are Debra, of St. Paul, Minn., Steven (Jennifer) of Mason City and Patti of Clear Lake. They also have three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Brad and Courtney (Arndt) Mayer were married Aug. 22, 2009. Congratulations on your first anniversary Brad and Courtney Mayer. Wishing you many more! Love, Your family


Thompson, 60 years CRYSTAL LAKE — Richard D. and Darlene (Larson) Thompson, of Crystal Lake, were married Aug. 27, 1950, at the Crystal Lake United Methodist Church. They will be celebrating 60 years of love and life together with a family supper. Greetings may be sent to Richard and Darlene at 10787 350th St., Forest City, Iowa 50436. They have been blessed with five children, Kathy and Terry Olsen, Kevin and Lana Thompson, Kristi Benson, Karen and Denny Squier and Kelly and Brenda Thompson. They also have 14 grandchildren and 12 greatgrandchildren.


Thank you Our heartfelt thanks goes out to everyone who sent cards, gave memorials, and were there for us as we were saddened with the death of our mother, Renelda Petersen. Thanks also to Ward Van-Slyke Colonial Funeral Chapel in Clear Lake and to St. Peter Lutheran Church at Rockwell for helping make this time a celebration of mom’s life. “A Mom holds her children’s hands for just a little while, but she stays in her children’s hearts forever.” — Larry and Nina Petersen and family Duane and Joye Petersen and family Allen and Karen Holm and family

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Hoffman, 50 years MASON CITY — Louis and Mary Lou (Mix) Hoffman of Mason City were married Aug. 20, 1960, in Mason City. Louis and Mary Lou celebrated their 50th anniversary with a family dinner. Congratulations may be sent to them at 1908 S. Monroe Ave., Mason City, IA 50401.



The couple’s children are Mark Hoffman of Mason City, Todd Hoffman of Brooklyn Park, Minn., and Laurie (John) Richards of Mason City. Their five granddaughters are Katie Hoffman (Jon Severson) of Algona, Lynsey and Kayley Hoffman of Norfolk, Va., and Morgan and Taylor Richards of Mason City. Their one great-grandson is Adrien Severson of Algona.

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Dralla-Davidson, Ballantyne MARIAH ANN DRALLA-DAVIDSON, of Northwood, is the daughter of Waynn and Anne Davidson and Lloyd Dralla of Northwood. She is a graduate of NorthwoodKensett High School and is employed with Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa in Mason City. CHRISTOPHER BALLANTYNE, of Mason City, is the son of Ron and Dawn Ballantyne, also of Mason The couple will be marCity. He is a graduate of ried at 5 p.m. Sept. 4, Mason City High School 2010, in an outdoor cereand is employed with ADA mony in Kensett. in Northwood.

Reimers, 40 years ROCKWELL — Kenneth Gene Reimers and Barbara Jean Reimers (Eddy) of Rockwell were married Aug. 22, 1970, at the First Christian Church in Mason City. The couple will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with a family dinner Aug. 22 at their home in Rockwell with their children and grandchildren. Cards may be sent to the couple at 9480 Quail Ave., Rockwell, IA 50469. They request no gifts, please. The couple’s children and their spouses are Jami and Travis Hagen and their children Ryann, Tate and Dru; Jeff Reimers and fiancee Emily Dohlman and their children Hope and Ethan. They have five grandchildren.

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Morse, Theis JAIME RAE MORSE, of Osage, is the daughter of Stan and Betsy Morse of Riceville and Bonnie Morse of Osage. She is a graduate of Windom Area High School in Windom, Minn., and is currently attending North Iowa Area Community College in Mason City. Jaime is employed with Mitchell County Regional Health Center in Osage. RANDY JOSEPH THEIS, of Osage, is the son of Robert and Pat Theis of employed with Bob Noble Riceville. He is a graduate Farms in Riceville. of Riceville High School The couple will be marand Lincoln Tech in Des ried on Sept. 24, 2010. Moines. Randy is


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KRYSTAL BERDING, of Mason City, is the daughter of Butch and Carol Berding of Mason City. Krystal graduated from Mason City High School in 1998, North Iowa Area Community College, and the University of Northern Iowa with a bachelor of arts degree in elementary education, Saint Mary’s, and the University of Minnesota with a master of education degree. She is employed as a third grade teacher with the Mason City Community School District in Mason City. JESSIE BOLINGER, of Manly, is the son of Doug and Lorie Bolinger of Forest City. Jessie graduated from Forest City High School in 2001, and from Des Moines Area Community College, receiving his journeyman electrician license. He is employed by Blazek Electric in Mason City. The couple will be married at 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 5, 2010, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mason City, with a reception following at the Clarion Inn in Mason City.

HOLLY BERGMAN is the daughter of David and Sally Bergman of Britt. She is a graduate of West Hancock High School and North Iowa Area Community College with an associate of applied science degree in retail management. Holly is employed with Kohl’s in Mason City. DUSTIN CASSADY is the son of Gary Sr. and Nancy Cassady of Earlham, Iowa. He is a graduate of Earlham High School. Dustin is self-employed as an over the road truck driver, pulling for Davis Trucking out of Jamestown, N.D. The couple will be married Sept. 11, 2010, at The Music Man Square in Mason City with Pastor Robert Dodge officiating.


Thank You Thank you to all our relatives and friends who remembered us on our 40th Wedding Anniversary. The cards, gifts, well-wishes are all appreciated so much. It is gratifying to know that we have so many great friends and family. A very special thank you to our daughter, Brenda, for all her hard work and to her best friend, Jennifer and family for helping us celebrate in such a special way. — Ken and Fran Schmitt


Ray Aves, 80 MANLY — Ray Aves, of Manly, will celebrate his 80th birthday, Aug. 24. Greetings may be sent to Ray at the following address: P.O. Box 42, Manly, Iowa 50456.

Cheryl and Mark Hemann of Osage and Darwin Wagner of Northwood are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Kyle Wagner, to Jill Nath, daughter of Douglas and Trudy Nath of Riceville. The groom-to-be is a 2003 graduate of Osage Community School and received his degree in landscape nursery garden center management at Kirkwood Community College in 2005. He currently owns his own landscaping business. The bride-to-be is a 2003 graduate of Riceville

Community School and received her degree for administrative assistant from Kirkwood Community College in 2005. She is currently employed at Yaggy Colby Associates in Mason City. Kyle and Jill will marry at Trinity Lutheran Church in Osage on Sept. 11, 2010.

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Nelson, 50 years HANLONTOWN — Larry Nelson and Donna (Vaage) Nelson of Hanlontown were married Aug. 26, 1960, at Fertile Lutheran Church in Fertile. The couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family weekend in Minnesota hosted by their grandchildren: Ryan and Amanda Shropshire; Briana,

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Houston, and Harrison Webb; Courtney and Tyler Nelson; Audrey and Kelley Benson; Dean Kapka; and Jenna and Sophie Nelson. The couple’s children and their spouses are Laura Shropshire (Jay Knudtson), Forest City; Marie (Hugh) Webb, Clear Lake; Christine (Ned Fagg) Nelson, Ankeny; Cheryl (Dave) Kapka, Garner; Lonny (Myrtle) Nelson, Mason City. They also have 12 grandchildren.



TRACY REICH, of Mason City, is the daughter of David and Karen Reich, also of Mason City. She is a 2006 graduate of Mason City High School and is employed with Eternity Wireless in Mason City. NICKOLAS TIETJENS, of Kensett, is the son of Brad and Teresa Tietjens, also of Kensett. He is a 2004 graduate of Northwood-Kensett High School and is employed with DeBruce Grain in Joice. The couple will be married Oct. 2, 2010, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Mason City.

How great to be 80! Thank you to my church family, my immediate and extended family for the great surprise parties. A special thanks for the surprise flying in from Wenatchee, Washington. I wish I could visit with each former student, school friends and very special friends who sent cards and memories of the past 80 years. A special thank you to Larry for singing “Happy Birthday” over the phone. Thank you to all of you!!! — Phyllis Knudtson

Thank you We would like to Thank Everyone for their kindness, generosity and thoughtfulness during our time of sorrow in the passing of Marvin L. (Butch) Arp. We would also like to give a special Thank You to the doctors and nursing staff who took care of him during his illness. — The Marvin L. (Butch) Arp Family


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Nelson, 60 years MASON CITY — Neal and Irene (Judd) Nelson of Mason City were married Aug. 24, 1950, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mason City. They will celebrate their 60th anniversary with a family dinner. Greetings may be sent to Neal and Irene at 704 S. Louisiana, Mason City, IA 50401. The couple’s children and their spouses are LuAnn (Dean) Cockrum of Osage, Lynn (Korrine) Nelson of Manly, LaNeal (Jean) Nelson of Green Mountain, and David (Cassie) Nelson of Mason City. They also have nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Happy 80th Birthday! Our love to you today and everyday...

Dorothy Toni, Bob and Ryan Jay, Kathi, Michelle, Lauren, Teresa and Nick Jack and Jeff Tara, Charlie, Cole, Bennett and Grace (Birthday greetings can be sent to him at: 1445 Birch Drive, Mason City).


Lyle Sprout, 80 CHARLES CITY — Lyle Sprout, of Charles City, will celebrate his 80th birthday on Aug. 25. He was born in rural Cylinder, Iowa. Family celebrating with him include his wife, Wanda; daughter, Michelle and family (Marc, Nic and Noah Murray, of Mason City), and daughter, Jennifer and family (Dan, Tyler and Annie Cassutt, of Manchester).

Happy Birthday to the best husband, dad and grandpa in the world! Greetings may be sent to Lyle at: 500 Ferguson St., Charles City, Iowa 50616.

Beth Foster, 90 MASON CITY — Beth Foster, of Mason City, will celebrate her 90th birthday with a family dinner at her home. She was born Aug. 21, 1920 in Cut Bank, Mont. Greetings may be sent to Beth at the following address: 19123B Spruce Ave., Mason City, Iowa 50401. We are so blessed to have you as our Mom, Grandma, and Great-Grandma! — With lots of love from your family.


Victor Parks, 90 M A S O N CITY — A card shower is planned for Victor Parks, of Mason City, who is observing his 90th birthday today (Aug. 22). Cards may be sent to him at the following address: Good Shepherd Health Center, Room 214, 302 Second St. N.E., Mason City, Iowa 50401.


Jim Hulshizer, 85 Mavis Hulshizer, 80 OAK GROVE, Minn. — Jim and Mavis Hulshizer, of Oak Grove, Minn., formerly of St. Ansgar, Iowa, will celebrate their birthdays — Jim’s 85th and Mavis’ 80th, at an open house Sunday, Aug. 29. It will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Carpenter Community Center, Carpenter, Iowa. Jim’s birthday is Aug. 27, and Mavis’ birthday is April 12.

Greetings may be sent to Jim and Mavis at the following address: 21700 Aztec St. N.W., Oak Grove, Minn., 55303. They request no gifts, please.


Dakota State graduate MADISON, S.D. — Steven Walders, of Buffalo Center, Iowa, is among students named to the President’s List at Dakota State University, for the spring semester. To be named to the list, a student must have earned a miniumum of 12 credit hours during the term and achieved a 3.5 grade point average.

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Witham, 70 years FOREST CITY — Robert and Myrtle (Flugum) Witham of Forest City were married Sept. 8, 1940, in Thompson. Robert and Myrtle will be honored for their 70th anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010, at the Lake Mills Care Center, 406 S. 10th Ave. E. The open house will be hosted by their four children, Marilyn Riekena of Forest City, Jeanne (Gordon) Hacker, of Emmon, Minn., Wendy (Wayne) Hopkins, of Forest City, and Richard (Lisa) Witham, Snohomish, Wash. The couple also has 12 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren. Greetings may be sent to Robert at 115 Sunland Way, Forest City, IA, 50436, or Myrtle Witham at the Lake Mills Care Center, 406 S. 10th Ave. E., Lake Mills, Iowa, 50450. They request no gifts please.

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Sat 10am-2pm: Appointments welcome. 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 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!” CATERING Whiskey Creek Wood Fire Grill 1519 4th Street SW, Mason City 641.423.4000 Catering for all occasions including weddings, birthdays, retirements, holiday gatherings, reunions and anniversaries. Also available for business meetings. Call for our catering menu. DJ SERVICES Kirk’s Custom DJ 641.423.1126 or 800.496.1126 Make your wedding reception dreams a reality and your dance truly fun, unique & memorable. INVITATIONS Uncorked 312 Main Avenue,Clear Lake 641.357.1120 Uncorked proudly offers all of the hottest trends in save the date cards, invitations, enclosure cards, programs, thank you notes, and bridal essentials. Call today to schedule your private consultation. PRINTING PSI - Printing Services, Inc. 641.424.3538 1915 4th St. SW, Mason City Printing for all of your special occasion needs: Weddings, Graduation, Birthdays, Anniversaries, Reunions, Baby & More! PostNet 641.423.1980 451 Indian Head Dr., Mason City Between Wal-Mart & Kohl’s Featuring the finest in personalized wedding and social stationery Whether it’s an invitation for a wedding, an anniversary or graduation, depend on PostNet to deliver the perfect message. RECEPTIONS Mason City Country Club 641.424.3014 3331 19th St. SW, Mason City Membership not required! Sit down dinners. Multiple style buffets. Appetizer buffet. Dance floor and more! Call today for more information.

RECEPTIONS MacNider Art Museum 641.421.3666 303 Second Street SE, Mason City Unforgettable weddings, distinguished receptions. An elegant setting to make lasting memories. 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. Knights of Columbus 641.424.5300 551 S. Taft, Mason City Beautiful facility to host your wedding, anniversary or meetings. Max capacity of 300. Please call for additional information. REHEARSAL DINNERS Decker House Bed & Breakfast / Sour Grapes Bistro 641.423.4700 or 888.363.4700 119 2nd street SE, Mason City Elegant surroundings in this Neoclassical 1890’s home. Perfect for intimate weddings, rehearsal dinners, luncheons and cozy receptions. Conveniently located behind Music Man Square. TRAVEL Allen Travel Agency & Cruise Quest 641.357.5223 or 800.475.5223 300 1st Ave. N., Clear Lake We are your full time professional travel planners and cruise vacation specialist, in service since 1951. TUXEDOS Moorman Clothiers 641.423.5222 / 2 South Federal, Mason City Your Tuxedo Professionals Sir Knight Formalwear 641.424.6018 19 2nd Street NE, Mason City Formalwear is our specialty. Detailed individualized service. WEDDING SITE AND RECEPTION PM Park 15297 Rainy Drive South Shore, Clear Lake 641.357.1991 or 641.529.2222

Wedding site, reception and lodging available all on beautiful Clear Lake.

E12 ✦ SUNDAY, AUG. 22, 2010


Kaplan Graduate Congratulations Jessica! You did it!

You went after your dream — we are so proud of you. —Love, your family

Happy 58th Birthday Brian!

Remembering My Terry

My dear Terry, there isn’t a day that goes by that you are not thought of in many ways. It is hard to believe you left us a year ago. Oh how we wish you could have stayed. I know you are with Jesus which is where you belong. My heart yearns for your touch, voice or one of our silly moments, but they are forever gone. You touched so many hearts and lives, please know especially mine. Loving and missing you, Dawn, Jeremiah and Justin John 16:22


Lois Mostek, 80 MITCHELL — Lois Mostek, of Mitchell, will celebrate her 80th birthday at an open house from THANK YOU 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 22, at Faith Lutheran Thank you Church Hall, Mitchell. She requests no gifts, please. We want to thank our She was born Aug. 25, family and friends for all 1930. the cards, gifts, hugs and Greetings may be sent to best wishes at our 50th Lois at the following anniversary open house. address: 3811 Hickory God has truly blessed us. — Marlen and Karen Ave., Osage, Iowa 50461Monson 8057

With love, Your family



Congratulations Aunt Eva on graduating with honors! We are proud of you. We love you!!! Love, Cheyenne, Summer and Georden

Happy 60th Birthday Ann!

Still looking good at 60! Love, Your husband, daughters, son-in-law, and granddaughters.


Thank you I wish to extend a heartfelt thank you to my family, friends and co-workers during my surgery and recovery. Thank you for your thoughts and prayers, flowers and gifts. They were greatly appreciated. A special thank you to Heather, Father Gehling, Monsignor Hemann and Father Huber. — Rosemary Hrubes

MILITARY NOTES First Lt. Alex Leu received a Third Infantry Division General’s Coin from Brigadier General Patrick Donahue II, the deputy commanding general for maneuver, for the Third Infantry Division. The coin was presented due to Leu’s work establishing a memorial event for 69 military and civilian law enforcement personnel, who have died in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom since 2003. The event was held during the 2010 National Police Memorial Week, May 10, on Contingency Operating Base Speicher in northern Iraq, with over 200 people in attendance. For his efforts, First Lt. Leu also received a General’s Coin from Major General Nelson Cannon, United States Forces — Iraq Deputy Commanding General of Detainee Operations, Provost Marshall General. The 317th Military Police Battalion awarded First Lt. Leu with an Army Achievement Medal. First Lt. Leu was mobilized with the 317th Military Police Battalion of Tampa, Fla., due to the needs of the United States Army in April of 2009. He previously served and will return to the 348th Military Police Company United States Army Reserve in Ames, upon his re-deployment. Leu is the chief of police in the city of Fonda, and plans to return to work

this summer. His father, Monty, and stepmother, Patty, live near Ayrshire, Iowa. His mother, Marcia, lives in Laurens. His children, Elizabeth, 8, and Anastasia, 5, live in Mason City, while his daughter Abigail, 1, lives in Fonda. Air Force Airman Erik J. Perthel, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Lisa Wagner, of Osage, and Steve Perthel, of St. Ansgar. Air National Guard Airman Anthony P. Maskarina graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Amy Maskarina, of Mason City. He is a 2005 graduate of Mason City High School and received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, in 2009. Navy Seaman Recruit Jon C. Donnelly recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. He is the son of Kathy and Craig Donnelly, of Hampton, and is a 2008 graduate of HamptonDumont High School. Army Pvt. Wesley M. Giegerich and Army National Guard Spec. Holly M. Buffington graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. Giegerich is the son of Vicki Davis, of Brook Park, Minn., and Gary

Giegerich, of Dumont. He is a 2009 graduate of Mora High School in Minnesota. Buffington is a 2009 graduate of Lake Mills High School and is the daughter of Nancy Buffington, Forest City. Army National Guard Pvt. Eric J. Miller graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is a 2003 graduate of Algona High School, and is the son of Joyce Lenz, of Algona.


DMU graduates DES MOINES — Des Moines University awarded 466 degrees at spring commencement ceremonies, May 29, at the Polk County Convention Complex. North Iowa students receiving degrees are as follows: ALGONA — Christopher Kern, doctor of physical therapy degree. FOREST CITY — Marisa Jensen, doctor of physical therapy degree; Mollisa Dant, doctor of physical therapy degree. MASON CITY — Emily Melton, doctor of osteopathic medicine; Joseph Crawford, master of science degree in health care administration; Tyler Nielsen, master of science degree in biomedical sciences.

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