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Michael Clancy and Danielle Stille of Kansas City, Mo., will be married at 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2011, at the Newman Catholic Student Center in Iowa City. Shanan Redinger recently completed her 27th race of at least 26.2 miles in the last 32 months.

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Engaged Suzanne Molander and Lucas Seidel of Altamonte Springs, Fla., will be married at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 11, 2012, in a beach wedding at The Beachhouse in Bradenton, Fla.

Toby Hunter Newton was born at 3:15 p.m. April 30, 2011 at Floyd County Medical Center in Charles City.

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+RZ7R6XEPLW<RXU,WHPV If you have an item to submit to this section, please stop by the Globe Gazette for a form Monday-Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm at 300 North Washington, Mason City. Online submission is encouraged at, click on EXTRAS then Celebrations. To be printed in the Sunday’s Celebrations section and Online, items must be in the Globe Gazette office no later than 5 pm Monday prior to publication. We can’t take the information over the phone, and we ask that announcements be printed or typed. It would also be helpful if you include a daytime phone number in case there are any questions.

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Riekens, 25 years

NORA SPRINGS — Derald and Leona (Dow) Hoel of Nora Springs were married June 16, 1946, in Rockford, Iowa, at the Methodist Parsonage by the Rev. Fred Smith. The couple will celebrate with a card shower and greetings may be sent to PO Box 246, Nora Springs, IA, 50458-0246. A family picnic was held on Memorial Day in honor of the couple. Their children are: Ron (Margaret) Hoel and Gary Hoel of Nora Springs, Randy (Ann) Hoel of Mason City, and Linda (Steve) Schlader of Rockford. They are blessed with 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Engagements & Weddings: Standard announcement will be published free of charge without a photo. Custom wording and photos are an additional charge. (See chart below.) Anniversaries: At 25 years or more, we will publish the standard announcement free of charge. Anniversaries of less than 25 years can be published as a Day to Remember starting at $26.50. Custom wording & photos are an additional charge. (See chart below.) Birth Announcements: Standard birth

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BRITT — Brian Riekens and Tracy Smidt Riekens of Britt, Iowa, were married on June 14, 1986, at the United Methodist Church in Britt, Iowa. The couple will celebrate their 25th anniversary. The couple’s children are Amanda Riekens of Mason City, Iowa, and Cara Riekens of Britt, and grandson Owen Riekens. Greetings may be sent to 823 Third Ave. S.W., Britt, IA 50423 . We love you Mom and Dad! Have a fun trip to Michigan!

Retirements: Standard announcements without photo will be published free of charge. Custom wording and photos are an additional charge. (See chart below.) Birthdays, Day to Remember Events:

Birthdays, family events & special achievements will be published for $26.50. This includes a B&W 1 col. photo & up to 50 words. Larger photos and additional words may be purchased. Birthdays of 80 years or more will be published without a photo free of charge. Custom wording and photos are an additional charge.

Neibergall, 70 years

Thelma and Arnold “Arnie” Prohaska will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 19, 2011, at the VFW in Clear Lake, Iowa.

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TEMPE, Ariz. — William Clarence Neibergall and Marilayne Brown Neibergall of Tempe, Ariz., were married June 12, 1941, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, in Mason City, Iowa. Cards can be sent to the couple at 1416 E. Bishop Drive, Tempe, AZ, 85282. The couple’s children and their spouses are Bob (Janet) of Yankton, S.D., Judy (Gary) Heusman of Phoenix, Ariz., Jim (Marilyn) of Mesa, Ariz., Dave (Nora) of Tempe, Ariz., and Steve (Debra) of Annapolis, Md. They have 17 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. They celebrated their anniversary early on March 13 in Arizona, when most of their family could be present. Their family considers it a great blessing to still have them in their lives. We love you Mom and Dad.

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c Celebrating 92 and 67 years MASON CITY — Elwin and Elsie Musser will have a family reunion on Saturday, June 18, to celebrate Elwin’s 92nd birthday and their 67th wedding anniversary. He was born on June 14, 1919 (Flag day). The couple was married on Aug. 18, 1944, when Elwin’s squadron, VJ-1, was transferred from Pearl Harbor T.H., Moffatt Field, Calif., and the entire crew went on 30 days leave — Elwin and Elsie (Doty) were married at Pensacola, Fla. The Mussers live at 2820 S. Adams Ave., Mason City, Ia 50401.

Peters, 50 years MANLY — Marvin and Delilah (Jandl) Peters of Manly, Iowa, were married June 11, 1961, at the Methodist Church in Crystal Lake, Iowa. They will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 1 to 4 p.m. on June 19 at the Bethel United Methodist Church in Manly. They are parents of Kevin (Debbie) Peters of Manly, Rhonda (Derick) Sellergren of Wyoming, and Julie (Lyle) Palmer of Plymouth. They have five grandchildren.

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Latham, 40 years CLEAR LAKE — James Lee Latham and Marcia Kay (Streeter) Latham were married on June 12, 1971, at Asbury United Methodist Church in Lake Mills. They will celebrate with a family dinner. Their children (and two grandchildren) are: Paige Schirone (Alessandro Schirone) and grandson, Giorgio, of Rome, Italy; and Jed Latham (Heather O’Donnell Latham) and grandson, Keller, of Shakopee, Minn. Well wishes may be sent to: Jim and Marcia Latham, 810 Maple Lane, Clear Lake, IA, 50428.

Brinkman, 50 years

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Amanda Heagel and Troy Slinger were united in marriage on May 12, 2011, at Little Church of the West in Las Vegas, Nev. Amanda is the daughter of Mike and Kathy Heagel of Manly. Troy’s parents are Wally and Julie Slinger of Pipestone, Minn. Amanda is employed by Mercy Medical Center — North Iowa of Mason City. Troy is employed by Sukup Manufacturing of Sheffield, Iowa. The couple will reside in rural Thornton, Iowa.

GREENE — Galen Brinkman and Jerrylyn (Payne) Brinkman of Greene, Iowa, were married June 18, 1961, at Vilmar Lutheran Church. The couple will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner on Saturday, June 18, 2011, at their home in Greene, Iowa. Cards can be sent to the couple at 23179 150th St., Greene, IA 50636. The Brinkmans plan to celebrate with their children, Thank You! Jill and Jeff Haugen of Forest City, Ron Brinkman and A big thank you for all time to show such love and Tami Stilwell of Waukon, Sara Brinkman and Gary the cards, calls, visits and caring on this special day Engelbarts of Urbandale and their grandchildren Jacob gifts on my 85th. Each one in my life. Thank You!! and Jenna Haugen, Jaxon Brinkman, Ethan and Hunter was enjoyed and appreciGod Bless you all. Engelbarts. ated so much. — Gloria Hartwig — Richard Eibey


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BIRTHDAY Happy 80th Birthday Norma Rosendahl, June 12, 2011




The United Way of North Central Iowa would like to thank the Mason City and Hampton communities for a job well done during Stamp Out Hunger held in both communities on May 14. In Mason City, 15,000 pounds of food was collected by volunteers from North Iowa Credit Union, Target, Kohl’s, The Mohawk Danzers, Mason City High School Welcome Toby Hunter Newton Silver Cord students, DiaMASON CITY — Tom and Jen Newton, of Little mond Jo Casino, Kinseth Cedar, Iowa, are parents of a son, Toby Hunter, born at Hospitality Group, Principal 3:15 p.m. April 30, 2011 at Floyd County Medical Center, Financial Group, Newman Charles City. Catholic students, Mercy He weighed 8 lbs. 1 oz., and was 21¼ inches long. Medical Center and Mason Toby is welcomed by grandparents, Radar and Marsha City Post Office and numerMilton, of Osage, and Lyle and Ronnie Newton, of Staous individual volunteers. cyville. In Hampton, 1625 Great-Grandparents are Duke and Neva Angell of pounds of food was colOsage, Gloria Thomas, of Little Cedar, Gordon Newton, of Osage, and Patricia Moore, of Albuquerque, N.M.

lected with numerous individual volunteers making that happen. The event is sponsored by United Way of North Central Iowa and the National Association of Letter Carriers with all proceeds going to the Hawkeye Harvest Food Bank and the Franklin County Food Pantry. Stamp Out Hunger is the nation’s largest single day food drive, having collected more than 1 billion pounds of food since its inception in 1993. Thank you again to the generous people of North Iowa for Stamping Out Hunger!

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The Family of Ron Lonergan would like to thank everyone for the cards, Kaduce, 60 years food and memorials. Want to thank the staff on 4 East SAUK CENTRE, Minn. — A card shower is planned at the hospital and the for Richard and Ruth Kaduce who will be married 60 staff at Hospice for their years on June 17, 2011. To have a friend like Norma is fabulous. To have a care and compassion. Richard Kaduce and Ruth (Lacey) Kaduce from mother like Norma is marvelous. To have a grandmother Thanks to Rozena and Klemme, Iowa, were married on June 17 at St. Johns like Norma is PRICELESS! girls for the wonderful For all the years you have loved and laughed with us, Lutheran Church in Belmond, Iowa. Cards may be sent to 18945 Agent Drive, Sauk Centre, luncheon. And to Father we wish you the BEST 80th birthday EVER! Gehling for his many visits MN, 56378. — Love, The Kids and Grandkids and beautiful service. Please help us celebrate Norma’s 80th birthday by Also to Hogan Bremer’s sending greetings to: Norma Rosendahl, 912 Davidson staff for their help. Drive, Osage, IA 50461. And thanks to my “2 Earns master’s degree full-time students with a special” friends that kept grade point average of 3.65 me going!! BELLEVUE, Neb. — or higher on a 4.0 scale. — Grace Lonergan Paul A. Cornelius, of Highest honors are awarded Kathy and Gaylan Willert Mason City, Iowa, received to students with a grade Steve and Lindia Lonergan a master of public admin- point average of 3.90 to 4.0. Michael Elsbury istration degree in spring KINGMAN, Ariz. — Jason and Amy Elsbury, of Kingman, Ariz., are parents of a son, Michael Daniel, born at 5:47 p.m. commencement exercises at Bellevue University. April 15, 2011, at Kingman Regional Medical Center. On Northwestern He weighed 7 lbs. 6 oz., and was 19.4 inches long. Michael is welcomed by big sister, Ava Ann. Dean’s List Grandparents are Jeff and Cindy Monaghan Mason ST. PAUL, Minn. — City, Iowa; Bob and Tara Elsbury, Garner, Iowa, and Rick Rachel A. Polzin, of Mason and Becky Collins, of Kingman, Ariz. City, Iowa, was named to Great-grandparents are Bill and Laura Elsbury, the spring semester Dean’s Mason City, Iowa; Cecil Osborn, Midloathian, Texas; List, with highest honors, Ann Gilcrease, Chloride, Ariz., and Aileene Dickerson, at Northwestern College, Lenox Iowa. St. Paul, Minn. Great-great-grandfather is Karl Walters, Mason City, The Dean’s List includes Iowa.






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CONGRATULATIONS Congratulations Shanan Redinger! On June 5th, Shanan ran her 27th race of at least 26.2 miles in the last 32 months. She has now finished a marathon distance (or more) in 25 states, and in doing so, she continues to amaze and inspire those of us who are lucky enough to get to be a part of her life. We love our superhero! — Aaron, Sam and Isabel

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BIRTHDAY Barbara Repp, 80

Barbara Repp, of Mason City, will celebrate her 80th birthday on June 14, 2011. Barbara was born June 14, 1931 in Mason City, Iowa. Birthday wishes may be sent to her at: 1039 15th St. S.E., Mason City, IA 50401. With all our love, —From your family

MEMORIAL Jay Balek 6/13/84 — 4/26/09 Cherished memories keep you forever in our hearts, a song, a word, a smile. our world’s a better place because we had you for a while. Love and miss you so much, — Dad, Mom and Jeff

MARRIED Aaron, Mekenzie Lewis Sudol, Peil and Amy Sauerwein. ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Kate Best men were Austin Peil and Eric Sudol were Reed and Brent Schoeb. united in marriage on April Eric’s other attendants 30, 2011, at Old Cathedral, were Kevin Moses, David Basilica of the King in St. Pizzimenti, Brad Sudol and Louis, Mo., by Father John Dan Peil. McEvilly. The ring bearer was Kate is the daughter of Brody Sudol. Kevin and Dawn Peil of Kate is employed by Belleville, Ill. Eric’s parents Summit Alliance Financial are Orlin and Deb Sudol of in Dallas, Texas. Eric is Nashua. employed by the Dallas Maid of honor was Kelly Cowboys in Arlington, Daubach. Kate’s other Texas. The couple will attendants were Kristin reside in Irving, Texas. Kirby, Kayce Lauf, Robin

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BRITT — Ilmar and Sharon Upenieks were married June 17, 1961, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Bouton. They are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house on Saturday, June 18, beginning at 3 p.m., at 576 Sixth St. S.E., Britt. The couple’s children are Mike and Julie Upenieks of Algona and Melissa Copeland of Carroll. They have seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Anniversary greetings may be sent to them at 576 Sixth St. S.E., Britt, IA 50423.


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BIRTHDAY Frances E. Wullbrandt 90th Birthday

HAMPTON — Frances E. Wullbrandt will celebrate her 90th birthday on Friday, June 17. A celebration dinner will be hosted by her family. Birthday greetings may be sent to: 1005 Sixth Ave. S.E., Hampton, IA 50441.


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Engh, 30 years KANAWHA — Marvin Donald Engh and Nancy Jo (Pleggenkuhle) Engh of Kanawha, Iowa, were married June 13, 1981, at St. John Lutheran Church in Frederika, Iowa. The couple will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary with a family dinner on Sunday, June 19, 2011, in Decatur, Ill. Cards can be sent to the couple at 423 E. Sixth St., Kanawha IA 50447. The couple requests no gifts, please. The couple’s children and their spouses are Elliot and Katelyn Engh, Gilbert, Iowa, and Ellen Engh, Decatur, Ill.

AWARDS Peterson, 60 years Bill Peterson and Audrey Mack Peterson of Clearwater, Fla., were married in an evening service on June 16, 1951, at the First Congregational Church in Clear Lake by the Rev. Edward Day. They will celebrate their 60th anniversary with a family dinner in Clearwater, Fla., with family of four sons, David, Steven, Michael/Debbra, Jeffrey/Missy and grandchildren Cody, Jessie, Jake, Kona, Garrett.

Recognized at Kirkwood CEDAR RAPIDS — Robyn Herman, of Mason City, was among more than 140 top-performing students recognized at the annual Outstanding Student Recognition program, at Kirkwood Community College. The students were recognized for cooperation, campus citizenship and leadership, in addition to their top grades in classes. Herman is enrolled in the office assistant program.

Congratulations Kristin Mariner! Kristin Mariner graduated May 20 from Washington University, as a Doctor of Physical Therapy. Kristin has accepted a position with 21st Century Rehab in Hampton, Iowa. We are so proud of you! Parents — Jon and Sheryl Mariner Grandparents — Dewey and Sharon Haag

Miss Clare Molander will be celebrating her 5th birthday on June 12, with her great-grandparents Royal and Clare Molander, of Garner, and Arno and Alma Olson, of Iowa City.

ACHIEVEMENTS On Dean’s List JAMESTOWN, N.D. — Tara Sluik, of Mason City, Iowa, was named to the Jamestown College spring semester Dean’s List. The Dean’s List includes full-time students who earn a grade point average of 3.50 or better, on a minimum of 12 semester credits.

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Happy 80th Birthday

Aubree Ruth Kreimeyer SHEFFIELD — Jason and Jill Kreimeyer, of Sheffield, are parents of a daughter, Aubree Ruth Kreimeyer, born at 12:31 p.m. April 8, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center — North Iowa, Mason City. She weighed 7 lbs. 8 oz. and was 19¾ inches long. Aubree is welcomed by a sister, Addison.

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Don Anderson will celebrate his 80th Birthday June 21. There will be an open house, from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 26, at Johnny’s in Wesley, hosted by the kids. Cards can be sent to: 460 Second Ave. S.E., Britt, IA 50423.

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MASON CITY — Daniel and Valerie Olson, of Mason City, are parents of a son, Noah Robert Olson, born at 8:22 a.m. May 2, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center — North Iowa, Mason City. He weighed 8 lbs. 3 oz., and was 20 inches long. Noah is welcomed by grandparents Daniel and Gloria Kellner, of Mason City; Dave and Mary Jean Olson, of Mason City, and Auntie Tori, Uncle Shane, Uncle Nick, and four cousins, Najma, Addan, Sara, and Yasmin.

Levi James Grimes MASON CITY — Darin and Katy (Sprau) Grimes, of Swisher, Iowa, are parents of a son, Levi James Grimes, born at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 23, 2011, at Mercy Iowa City. He weighed 7 lbs. 9 oz., and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Price and Kris Dahlstrom,of Mason City,and Jim and LeAnne Sprau,of Cedar Falls. Great-grandparents are Mike and Mick Torgerson, of Mason City.

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ACHIEVEMENTS Ellsworth graduate IOWA FALLS — Francis Folekani Banda, of Mason City, graduated from Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls, May 7. Banda earned a diploma in practical nursing.

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NORA SPRINGS — Matt and Pam Litterer, of Nora Springs, are parents of a son, John Todd Litterer, born at 2:49 a.m. March 21, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center — North Iowa, Mason City. He weighed 8 lbs. 2 oz., Barb Lappe, of Osage, and was 20½ inches long. celebrated her 80th birthGrandparents are Russ day in Minneapolis, Minn., and Mary Litterer, of with her children and fam- Rockford, and Bob and Pat ilies, on May 29. Martin, of Rockwell. She was born June 2, 1931. Great-grandparents are Birthday cards may be Maxine Engels, of Rocksent to her at: 915 Walnut ford; Arnold and Yvonne St., Osage, IA 50461. Litterer, of Dougherty, and She requests no gifts, Harold and Gloria Martin, please. of Rockwell.

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MELISSA NASERS, of Sibley, Iowa, is the daughter of Steve and Nancy Nasers, of Sibley, Iowa. Melissa received her bachelor of science in agricultural communications and master of science in agricultural education from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. Melissa is employed by the University Slindee, 40 years of Minnesota in St. Paul, ELMA — Algie A. and Kay Helena Slindee of rural Minn. Elma, Iowa, will be celebrating their 40th wedding ADAM NORBY, of anniversary with their children. Osage, Iowa, is the son of Algie A. Slindee and Kay Mannetter were married on Steve and Jolene Norby of June 19, 1971, at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Osage, Iowa. Adam Charles City, Iowa, by the Rev. Perry Brown. received his bachelor of Their children are Kay Marie (Steve) McNamara of science in agricultural Oklahoma City, Okla.; Sonja Kaylene (Mike) Cotton of studies from Iowa State Charles City; Brent Andrew (Terry) Slindee of Elma; and University in Ames, Iowa. Nadia Louise Slindee (special friend Steve) of Iowa City. He is employed as a salesTheir grandchildren are Ashlee, April (Michael), man with Southeast MinAmber, Austin, Mija, Joslyn, Kaleb, Shannon and Leah nesota Ag Equipment, (Jeff) and great-granddaughters Kaylee and Alyssa. Inc., in Northfield, Minn. Cards may be sent to the couple at: 3128 Windfall The couple will be marAve., Elma, IA 50628-7502. ried at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011, at St. Dominic’s Catholic Church in Northfield, Minn.



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Orville and Bernice Caspers, their five children, the late Jack Caspers (Bonnie Caspers), Don (Julie) Caspers, Ed (Rebecca) Caspers, Rich (Alyce) Caspers, and Susan (Bob) Shanks, and all their grandchildren and greatgrandchildren would like to thank the relatives, friends, and neighbors who attended their recent 60th wedding anniversary celebration, and for the many cards and gifts. We all had a wonderful time! May God Bless You All.

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MASON CITY — Charlie Flatness, a Mason City native and 1985 graduate of Mason City High School, recently received his postprofessional doctorate in physical therapy (DPT) degree at Des Moines University. He also received his master in physical therapy degree from Des Moines University in 2000, and a

B.A. in management degree from the University of Northern Iowa in 1989. Flatness currently resides in Ankeny with his wife, Ann, and three children, Jacob, Alexandra and Sydney, and is assistant clinic director at Ankeny Physical and Sports Therapy. He is the son of Ron and Ragna Flatness, of Mason City.

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LISA FOLEY, of Le Mars, Iowa, is the daughter of Larry and Karen Foley of Northwood, Iowa. Lisa graduated from Northwood-Kensett High School in 2003. She Aaron, Fossey received her bachelor of arts degree in elementary eduMIRANDA AARON, of Osage, is the daughter of Vonn cation from Buena Vista University in 2007. She is curand Sandy Aaron of Hampton, Iowa. Miranda graduated rently working toward her master’s degree from Wayne from Hawkeye Community College with an AAA in por- State College. Lisa is employed by Hinton Community School District as a 7-8th grade language arts teacher. trait photography and is currently taking classes to ROBERT PATTERSON, of Le Mars, Iowa, is the son of become a veterinary assistant. Dan and Peggy Patterson of Northwood, Iowa. Robert BRYAN FOSSEY, of Osage, is the son of Barb Fossey graduated from Northwood-Kensett High School in and Gary Fossey, of St. Ansgar, Iowa. Bryan graduated from Riverland Community College with a certificate in 2002. He received his bachelor of science degree in animal ecology from Iowa State University in 2006. Rob is machine tool technology. Bryan is owner/operator of employed by the Iowa DNR in Ruthven, Iowa. Fossey Trucking in Osage. The couple will be married at 4 p.m. on Saturday, July The couple will be married at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, at Central Gardens of North Iowa in Clear Lake. 9, 2011, at the First Lutheran Church in Northwood, Iowa.

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KYMBERLY GREMMER, of Britt, Iowa, is the daughter of Randy and Deb Gremmer of Britt, Iowa. Kymberly is a 2006 graduate of West Hancock High School and a 2010 graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in elementary education. Kymberly is employed by Kanawha Christian School in Kanawha, Iowa. NATHAN MAYLAND, of Britt, Iowa, is the son of Keith and Cindy Mayland, of Britt. Nathan is a 2007 graduate of West Hancock High School and a 2010 graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in agriculture studies and a minor in agronomy. Nathan is employed by Pioneer Hi-Bred in Algona, Iowa. The couple will be married at 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, 2011, at First Lutheran Church in Britt, Iowa.

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In Memory of My Dad Randy Arends 1927-1990 Tomorrow I will have lived longer on earth without you than I did with you. I wish you could’ve watched me graduate from college, walked me down the aisle, watched my baby boys grow up, or met all of your grandkids and then retired with Mom. I miss you everyday, and wish I could talk to you and hug you just one more time. But one thing I will NEVER wish for is a different Dad. You were the BEST! Love always, Your Tweetie Bird, “Jo” Jodi (Arends) Suntken



Dunker 50th Wedding Anniversary MASON CITY — R. Bruce Dunker and Judy A. Wyatt Dunker of Mason City, Iowa, were married June 25, 1961, at First Methodist Church, in Sterling, Ill. Bruce and Judy Dunker will celebrate 50 years of marriage with all of their children and grandchildren in a week long celebration of beach fun, fishing, and card playing on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Cards can be sent to the couple at 1778 Springview Drive, Mason City, IA 50401. The couple’s children and their spouses are Lisa (Dunker) and Gregg Shivers of White Stone, Va., Tyler and Jessica Dunker of Clive, Iowa, Jill (Dunker) and Chad Boswell, of Anderson, S.C., and Steve and Ava Dunker of Holly Springs, N.C. They have 11 grandchildren.

Gordon, 50 years KENSETT —Don Gordon and Karen (Flatness) Gordon of Kensett, Iowa, were married June 18 at the First Lutheran Church in Northwood, Iowa. The couple will celebrate their 50th anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 18, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Kensett, Iowa. Greetings may be sent to them at 1889 420th St., Kensett, IA 50448. The couple’s children and spouses are David (Amy) Gordon, Waconia, Minn.; Dan (Char) Gordon, Grafton, Iowa, and Brian (Sarah) Gordon, Kensett. They have eight grandchildren with one on the way.

In Memory Keith Muchow 5/2/1934 — 1/13/2008 It’s been lonely since you left three years ago. I know you are “hangar” flying with all your buddies up there. We love you much! — Marietta and kids

Robert W. Pennington DVM 1930-2001 We have missed you every day through all the seasons of the past 10 years. — Sally, Dan and Joan, Cynthia and Kevin, Juli and John and the grandchildren.


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Stille, Clancy DANIELLE STILLE, of Kansas City, Mo., is the daughter of Curt and Pam Stille of Swaledale, Iowa. Danielle graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a bachelor of arts in psychology-teaching, and is currently finishing a master of arts in school counseling at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. MICHAEL CLANCY, of Kansas City, Mo., is the son of Tom and Renee Clancy of Iowa City, Iowa. Michael graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a bachelor of arts in social studies teaching, and is currently finishing a master of arts in education at Rockhurst University. Michael is employed by Kansas City, Mo., School District in Kansas City, Mo. The couple will be married at 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2011, at the Newman Catholic Student Center in Iowa City, Iowa.


Paul and Jennifer Thompson Paul and Jennifer Thompson were married Dec. 28, 2010, in a small private ceremony on the beach on Captiva Island in Florida. A reception is planned starting at 7 p.m. on June 18 at the Legion in Rockwell. Friends and family are invited to come celebrate with us.

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AWARDS Fine Arts Awards FOREST CITY — Forest City High School held its Fine Arts Award Night, May 17. Students recognized include: Speech students Seniors: Steven Blau, Sammi Chapin, Evan Eischen, Brooke Faulkner, Austin Green, Gen Halvorsen, Sam Keely, Megan Kirschbaum, Caleb Kruse, Isaac Kuhn, Cody Lauritsen, April McCormick, Nicole Nesset, Felicity Olson, Dyllon Owen, Quinten Peterson, Chelsea Reicks, Simon Sager, Karin Sproge. Juniors: Madaline Adams, Anthony Blomme, Nate Byro, Tre Childs, Ashley Christopherson, Tyler Finer, Danika Fredrickson, Jon Happel, Emily Jenson, Rachael Jordahl, Nathan Koch, Ben Langerud, Jenny Lunning, Josh May, Riley Scharper, Cole Schwartz, Robert Searcy, Tricia Trimble. Sophomores: Rachel Fischer, Zach Lillquist, Skye Newcom, Alex Pettit, Russell Scharper, Jessica Tweeten, Tyler Tweeten. Freshmen: Austin Adams, Nick Bunger, Anton Kudej, Briana Marson, Reagan Reece, Quincey Vaagensmith. Speech participation certificates were awarded, with speech points as follows: Participation certificates: Austin Green, 856; Anthony Blomme, 910; Anton Kudej, 900 Level One (1,000-1,999; earned a chenille): Austin Adams, 1,210; Madaline Adams, 1,685; Jenny Lunning, 1,940; Rachael Jordahl, 1,665; Chelsea Reicks, 1,165. Level Two (2,000-2,999): Ben Langerud, 2,320; Robert Searcy, 2,750; Gen Halvorsen, 2,665; Russell Scharper, 2,320; Tyler Tweeten, 2,230. Level Three (3,000-3,999): Tricia Trimble, 3,895; Nate Byro, 3,120. Level Four (4,000-4,999): Jon Happel, 4,055; Simon Sager, 4,150; Cody Lauritsen, 4,490; Nathan Koch, 4,895;

Caleb Kruse, 4,625. Level Five (5,000-5,999): Riley Scharper, 5,805; Felicity Olson, 5,465; Megan Kirschbaum, 5,755. Level Seven (7,000-7,999): April McCormick, 7,015. Speech coaches are Scott Bertelsen, Julie Keely and Dan May. Top Senior Speakers April McCormick, Megan Kirschbaum. Top Actors Seniors: April McCormick, Sam Keely, Megan Kirschbaum, Gen Halvorsen, Caleb Kruse, Felicity Olson. Underclassmen actors: Juniors: Jon Happel, Rachael Jordahl, Riley Scharper, Tricia Trimble, Robert Searcy, Nathan Koch. Sophomores: Russell Scharper, Skye Newcom, Zach Lillquist, Jessica Tweeten. Freshman: Quincey Vaagensmith. Drama Students Seniors: Sammi Chapin, Evan Eischen, Brooke Faulkner, Lindsay Hall, Gen Halvorsen, Sam Keely, Megan Kirschbaum, Autumn Klemm, Caleb Kruse, Isaac Kuhn, Kelly Lunning, April McCormick, Felicity Olson, Quinten Peterson, Chelsea Reicks, Simon Sager, Karin Sproge, Aharon Stoeckel. Juniors: Madaline Adams, Anthony Blomme, Nate Byro, Haley Church, Jon Happel, Rachael Jordahl, Nathan Koch, Ben Langerud, Riley Scharper, Lani Schulz, Robert Searcy, Tricia Trimble. Sophomores : Rachel Fischer, Nick Karalius, Zach Lillquist, Skye Newcom, Alex Pettit, Russell Scharper, Jessica Tweeten, Tyler Tweeten. Freshmen: Anton Kudej, Grant Lehmann, Quincey Vaagensmith. Directors Scott Bertelsen and Michele Gilson — “Seussical.” Dan Meyer and Scott Bertelsen — “The Curious Savage.”

Brent Christeson to receive Eagle Scout Award ROCKFORD — Brent A. Christeson, of Rockford, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest award in Boy Scouts. He will be recognized at an Eagle Court of Honor at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 12, at Zion Lutheran Church, Rockford. The public is invited to attend. A member of Troop 34, Rockford, Christeson is one of approximately 4 percent of all Boy Scouts who attain the Eagle rank. He is the son of Alan and Dianne Christeson, Rockford, and the grandson of Bob and Sadie Echelbarger, of Mason City. His older brother Garrett, of Clive, Iowa, is also an Eagle Scout. Scouting began for Christeson as a Tiger Cub in 1999. He joined Cub Scout Pack 34 in 2000, and earned the God and Family Award and the Arrow of Light in 2004. He joined Boy Scout Troop 34 in 2004. He was inducted into the Order of the Arrow in 2006, and earned membership to the OA Brotherhood in 2007. His Scoutmaster is Brad Williams, Rockford. Christeson’s Eagle project entailed designing, construction and land-

Benjamin Buffington to receive Eagle Scout Award MASON CITY — Benjamin J. Buffington, of Boy Scout Troop 12, Mason City, has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. He will receive the Eagle Scout award in a ceremony at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 12, at Holy Family Catholic Church, Mason City. All friends and family are invited to attend the ceremony and the reception. scaping at the Rockford Buffington recently Fossil and Prairie Center graduated as an honor stuaround the flag pole. This dent from Newman sitting-viewing area with Catholic High School, memorial benches will be Mason City. Family memin honor of service men bers include parents, Perry and women of Floyd County. He was responsi- and Marla Buffington, brothers, Joe and Adam, ble for the organization, sister Rebecca, and sisterleadership, fundraising and completion of the pro- in-law, Monika. His grandparents are Leona, ject. Christeson is a May 2011 and the late Lee Buffington, of Mason City, and the graduate of Rockford late Clarence and Wilma Senior High. His high Eisenbarth, of Livermore. school activities included The Eagle Scout award is choir, swing choir, band, concert, pep band, march- the highest advancment ing and jazz band, football, rank in Boy Scouts. Buffinbasketball, track and base- gton’s Eagle Scout project entailed the construction ball. He was also a Silver Cord recipient. He attend- of an outdoor horse riding ed American Legion Boy’s arena at Harmony Ranch in Clear Lake. He built a State in 2010, and is an three-tier wood fence active member of Zion Lutheran Church, LYO and encircling the 100 ft. by 200 ft. site. The new arena church choir. will facilitate the therapeuHe will be attending college this fall pursuing tic horseback riding ministry for the organization. a degree in criminal jusBuffington joined Cub tice. Scout Pack 401 in 1999 and

her hooding investment from her mentor on May, 21, 2011. She is a graduate of Eden Prairie High School, Eden Prairie, MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Minn., and Boston ColMegan N. Harriman, lege, Boston, Mass. D.D.S., received her doctor Dr. Harriman will pracof dental surgery degree tice in Janesville, Wis. She from Marquette University, is the daughter of Randy School of Dentistry on May and Ranee Jacobus, of 22, 2011, Milwaukee, Wis. Eden Prairie, Minn., She graduated cum laude. granddaughter of Galen Dr. Harriman received

earned his Arrow of Light.He then joined Boy Scout Troop 12 in 2004.His scoutmaster is Paul Hubbard.Buffington joins his brother Joe,his father Perry,two uncles, Mark and Kevin Buffington, and three cousins Chad, Jason and Matt Buffington, as an Eagle Scout. With Troop 12 he participated in two high adventure programs: a canoe trip in the Boundary Waters near the Canadian border, and a two-week backpacking and hiking expedition at Philmont Scout Ranch in northern New Mexico, where he climbed five mountain peaks. He earned both his 50-Miler and 75-Miler Awards, Red Flannel Camper, and has volunteered for numerous community service projects. Throughout his scouting career Buffington has camped a total of 70 nights. He has earned 22 Merit Badges and is a member of the Order of the Arrow.

On Dean’s List

Marquette University School of Dentistry graduate

and Jackie Lindell, of Greene, Iowa, and greatgranddaughter of Gertie Marsh, also of Greene.

ANKENY — Joshua Huang, of Mason City, was named to the spring semester Dean’s List at Faith Baptist Bible College, Ankeny. Students carrying 12 or more credit hours and earning a grade point average of 3.6 or more, are included on the Dean’s List.

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