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Mason City, Iowa âœŚ Sunday, February 21, 2010

Help us celebrate

On February 27, Lucille is 95

Johnny’s last day of punching a time clock after 47 years! A retirement open house for

Lucille G. Hoyt,

Johnny Nelson,

of Mason City, will be 95, Saturday, Feb. 27.

of Thompson, will be held from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, at the Titonka Savings Bank Community Room, Forest City.


Married Sara Marie Faber

Maria Schwamman



Mitchell John Gore

John Charbonneaux

were married Sept. 6, 2009, at Westwood Lutheran Church in Mission Woods, Kan.

will be married June 19, 2010, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in West Des Moines.

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Joe Faught Turned ‘40’

CELEBRATIONS Congratulations

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Nate Stevens

Feb. 17th Send him a message 221 10th N.W. Mason City, IA 50401

for making the Dean’s list at Kirkwood College. We are all proud of you and keep up the good work!

Engagements & Weddings: Standard announcement will be published free of charge without a photo. Custom wording and photos are an additional charge. (See chart below.)

Love, Mom (Kim), Grams (Eva), Uncle Kent, Adrian and Rachel.

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 Family Event starting at $21.50. Custom wording & photos are an additional charge. (See chart below.)

Janet Dockstader is Supergreat

Gross, Storm

Rick Ristau “70” on 2/23/10 Great friend, co-worker, parent, sibling, grandmother, and great grandmother x 1!

from Garner will be 22 on Feb. 22.

Happy Golden Birthday from Shorty, Pookie, Maggie and Tony.

IOWA CITY — Sarah Storm and Jordan Gross were united in marriage Aug. 8, 2009, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Iowa City, with the Rev. Brent Hartwig officiating. Sarah is the daughter of Brad and Judy Storm of Belle Plaine. Jordan is the son of Rick and Lori Gross of Osage. Vanessa Palmer was the matron of honor. The bride’s other attendants were Stephanie Koenig, Lyndsay Murphy and Rachel Storm. Avery Palmer was the flower girl. Justin Salier was the best man. The groom’s other attendants were Brad Meier, Brendan Murphy and Joel Storm. The bride is a student at Carver College of Medicine in Iowa City. The groom is a graduate student at the University of Iowa. The couple is at home in Coralville.

Birth Announcements: Standard birth announcements will be published free of charge without a photo. Custom wording & photos are an additional charge. (See chart below.) Retirements: Standard announcements without photo will be published free of charge. Custom wording and photos are an additional charge. (See chart below.)

Birthdays, Family Events, & Fun Photos:

Birthdays, family events & special achievements will be published for $21.50. This includes a B&W 1x2 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.

Cards of Thanks:

Will be published for $10 up to 50 words.

Social, Club Awards & Scholastic Achievement:


Standard announcements will be published without photos free of charge. Photos are available for an additional charge.

Creighton University graduate

Custom description: $15 for each additional

OMAHA, Neb. — Ashley Ann Arndorfer, of Corwith, Iowa, received a doctor of physical therapy degree in commencement ceremonies Dec. 19, at Creighton University.

for $60, including color, on a first come, first serve basis. You are limited to 25 words on the cover.

50 words available on any announcement.

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Burnett, 50 years RUDD — Duane and Shirley (Sorensen) Burnett were married Feb. 28, 1960. They will celebrate their 50th anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010, at the Rudd United Methodist Church in Rudd. A light lunch will be served. The event will be hosted by their children, son Alan (Amy) Burnett of Rudd and daughter Jean Riecks of Osage. Everyone is welcome.

They request no gifts please.


Wagner, Broome CLEAR LAKE — Cassie Jo Broome and Matthew Alan Wagner were united in marriage on Sept. 12, 2009, at Central Gardens, Clear Lake, Iowa, by the Hon. Ron Wagenaar. Cassie is the daughter of Wayne and Julie Broome of Mason City. She is the granddaughter of Janice Broome of Nora Springs and Lilian Query of Mason City. Matthew is the son of Alan Wagner of Fennimore, Wis., and Robin Wagner of Nora Springs. He is the grandson of Eugenia Wagner of Riceville and Delores Fike of Rudd. Matrons of honor were Kathleen Gaetzke and Kimberly Frees. Cassie’s other attendants were Tammy Christensen, Jamie Case, Jessica Wagner, Kristina Wagner, Brianna Hahn and Mandi Rachut. Cassie’s personal attendant was Christanna Newman. Best man was Cory Goetsch. Matthew’s other attendants were Justin Freking, Brandon Rottinghaus, BJ Hagen, Nathan Lindsay, Adam Hoffman, Matthew Lucas and Thomas Alexander. Flower girls were Sheyanne Christensen, Alexa Case and Kimberlyn Case. Ring bearer was Breyden Christensen. Ushers were Andrew Christensen and Steven Case. Music was by violinists Sarah Fike and Pat Guetzko. A reception was held at Mason City Country Club, hosted by Randy and Pam Fike and Debra Broome. Cassie graduated from Coe College, with a bachelor of science in nursing, and has been admitted to the University of Iowa Graduate College of Nursing for the fall. She is employed by AirCare at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. Matthew graduated from North Iowa Area Community College and Wyoming Technical Institute. He is employed by Progressive Insurance in Hiawatha, Iowa. The couple will reside in North Liberty, Iowa.

Kruger, Kuntz CANCUN, Mexico — Jessica Kuntz and Gregory Kruger were united in marriage, vows were exchanged at a 4 p.m. ceremony on Jan. 14, 2010, at the Moon Palace Golf and Spa Resort in Cancun, Mexico. Jessica is the daughter of Bob and Judy Kuntz of St. Ansgar. Greg is the son of Keith and Julie Kruger of Kensett. Maid of honor was Bailey Kuntz and best man was Matthew Kruger. A reception was held on Jan. 30, 2010, at the Grafton Community Center. The couple resides in Ankeny.

Hobbs, 40 years

MASON CITY — Dennis Hobbs and Diana (Stricker) Hobbs of Mason City were married on Feb. 21, 1970. This year they will celebrate their 40th anniversary with On February 27, Lucille is 95 family and friends. They have three children and their spouses, five beautiful grandkids and two wonderful MASON CITY — Lucille step-grandchildren. G. Hoyt, of Mason City, Interestingly, this year produces many milestones for will be 95, Saturday, Feb. the Hobbs family as their son turns 40, two grandsons 27. will be 18 and 16 and one will graduate high school, too. She was born Feb. 27, Their oldest daughter and spouse will also celebrate a 1915. 20th anniversary together. Their youngest daughter and Lucille lives at 630 Briher spouse were married the year of 9-11 and therefore arstone Drive #105, Mason will celebrate nine years together. City, Iowa 50401. We are so blessed and happy to have all that we do in She is mother to one, these hard times. So, thanks to everyone who will think grandmother to five, She will be honored with of us this year as we celebrate our good fortune. great-grandmother to If you wish, cards may be sent to, “The Hobbs Famia family celebration at a nine, and great-greatly,” 1113 Second St. N.W., Mason City, Iowa 50401. later date. grandmother to two.


100th Birthday Party Open House

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Theresa Blake will celebrate her 100th birthday from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at Visitation Church Hall, Stacyville. No gifts, please. Cards may be mailed to Theresa at: Stacyville Community Nursing Home 413 S. Broad St. Stacyville, Iowa 50476

Retirement Open House planned

Elaine Cannella, 80 MASON CITY — Elaine Cannella, of Mason City, will celebrate her 80th birthday at a family dinner. She was born Feb. 24, 1930 in Mason City. Cards may be sent to Elaine at the following address: 839 Sixth St. S.W., Apt. 2, Mason City, Iowa 50401. She requests no gifts, please.


The family of Elma Dow would like to thank each of you for the kind words, memorials and flowers sent in memory of Mom. Also thank you to the First United Methodist Church ladies for serving the meal after the service. We would like to thank the Summit Heights Assisted Living and the Nora Springs Care Center, GREENE — Dave especially Mary and all Warner, of Greene, will be the nurses and aides that honored at a retirement gave Mom such excellent open house from 1 to 3 p.m. care and for the many acts Sunday, Feb. 28, at the of kindness extended to American Legion, Greene. her. Warner was a welder at — Nancy and Bill Witt Curries Manufacturing, and family Mason City, where he had Colleen and Mike been employed for 26 years. Brallier and family


Gore, Faber

Clear Lake High School Honor Roll

MISSION WOODS, Kan. — Sara Marie Faber and Mitchell John Gore were married Sept. 6, 2009, at Westwood Lutheran Church in Mission Woods, Kan. Sara is the daughter of Maria and Steve Faber of Mason City. Mitchell is the son of Deb Ytzen of Clear Lake and John and Pam Gore of Mason City. Maid of honor was Jessica Mulkey, friend of the bride. Other attendants to the bride were her friends, Rebecca Powell and Tricia Quandahl. Best man was Andrew Gore, brother of the groom. The groom’s other attendants were his friends, Michael Ungerman and David Feely. Junior groomsman was Ricardo Faber, nephew of the bride. Flower girl was Maria Davis, niece of the bride, and ring bearer was Colton Davis, nephew of

The name of Clear Lake High School freshman, Lauren Minert, was omitted from the first semester “B” honor roll at Clear Lake High School, published Feb. 14, in the Celebrations section of the Globe Gazette.

Luther College Dean’s List

the bride. Sara is a 2005 graduate of Mason City High School and from the Salon Professional Academy in 2006. She is self-employed as a hair designer in Kansas City, Mo. Mitchell is a 2003 graduate of Mason City High School and a 2007 graduate of Iowa State University with an MIS degree. He is employed with RSM McGladrey as an IT consultant in Kansas City. Following a honeymoon trip to Jamaica, the couple is at home in Overland Park, Kan.



Thank you


DECORAH — The name of Alyssa Lucker, of Plymouth, should have been included with the Luther College fall semester Dean’s List published Feb. 14 in the Celebrations section.


Missouri State Dean’s List SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Two North Iowa students, Jes lynne A. McGrath, of Clear Lake, Iowa, and Mary Joleen A. Ramos, of Mason City, Iowa, were named to the 2009 fall semester Dean’s List at Missouri State University. To be recognized undergraduate students must be enrolled in at least six credit hours during the semester, and carry at least a 3.50 grade point average on a 4.00 scale.

LaJames College graduates MASON CITY — The following students at La James College, Mason City, received degrees in the career of massage therapy. IOWA MASON CITY — Bill Axiotis. SIOUX CENTER — Andrea Punt. WESLEY — Ashley Yeoman. MINNESOTA GLENVILLE — Angie Lair.

Schwamman, Charbonneaux MARIA SCHWAMMAN , of West Des Moines, is the daughter of Michael and Pia Schwamman of Wichita, Kan. She is a graduate of Bishop Carroll Catholic High School and received a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications from Iowa State University in Ames. Maria is employed as a staff writer for Meredith Corporation’s quilting magazine. JOHN CHARBON NEAUX, of West Des Moines, is the son of Michael and Janice Charbonneaux of Britt. He is a graduate of West Han-

cock High School and received a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from Iowa State University in Ames. He is employed as a health screening specialist for Principal Wellness Company. The couple will be married June 19, 2010, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in West Des Moines.

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AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS Katie Schmidt, Katrina Taynor, *Angela Thiedeman Second Quarter GARNER — Garner“B” Honor Roll Hayfield High School 9th Grade: Aaron released its second quarter Boehnke, Jonathan Burand first semester honor ress, Zachary Buseman, rolls. Mariah Dillavou, Corey Second Quarter Dodd, Abigail Duregger, A Honor Roll (an asterisk * indicates Trisha Engebretson, Hannah Field, Morgan Howie, a 4.00 grade point averHannah Hutcheson, Heath age.) Hutcheson, Austin Kropp, 9th Grade: Kelly BabRenae Lau, Nicholas cock, Nathan Hrubes, Mahlstedt, Taylor Malek, *Krista Jolivette, SamanCaleb Martin, Kate Mohr, tha Lange, *Sarah Bradley Nedved, Keith Loschen, Cassidy Mace, Schwickerath, Ashley Dakota McNamara, Smeby, Ryan Sonquist Bethany Nannenga, 10th Grade: Aaron BabDanielle Nygard, *Susan cock, Joseph Ermer, Pistek, Jesslyn Prohaska, Morgan Schilling, Alexan- Christina Furman, Autumn Glidden, Tristin der Van Gerpen Glidden, Ty Glidden, 10th Grade: Melody Andrew Haag, Benjamin Baxter, Ellen Bertilson, Hadacek, Vanessa HartKrista Bitker, *Jordan man, Jessica Hejlik, Dylan Blank, Stuart Blank, Jasmine Doble, Jace Engstler, Hughes, Chase Jass, *Laura Formanek, Kassidy Michael Jolivette, Kayla Krogman, Wade Lohman, Hanson, *Karah Huinker, Jenna Maben, Jori Meints, Brianne Johnson, Sarah Cody Miller, Taylor NelLegge, Morgan Ricke, son, Nathan Opp, Jordan Rachel Ricke, *Alicia Prehn, Halle Rediske, Savoy, Brittany Kourtney Roberts, Kristin Schleusner, Drake StadtStromer, Amanda Winters lander, Elizabeth Tusha, 11th Grade: Jacobey Megan Waddingham, Kelli Anderson, Kaylie AnderWeaver, Rick Young 11th Grade: Wesley Bier, son, A’lora DeWaard, Cody Michael Boehnke, Michael Fandel, Cole Greiman, Zachary Greiman, Jenna Brown, Cody Joynt, Hagen, Cole Hauptmann, *Matthew Kenney, Christopher Noty, *Lauren Robert Heginger, Lance Heimer, Amber Hellin, Opp, Taryn Prohaska, Kami Jass, Kendra Kadrlik, Blake Risius, *Breanna Martin Kalkwarf, Kevin Scott, Amy Skogerboe, Elizabeth Snyder, Andrew Kozisek, Courtney Lange, Sonquist, Joshua Thomp- Morgan Larson, Benjamin Lau, Cody Mace, Skylar son, Bradley Young Oborny, Ashley Pettit, 12th Grade: *Colton Kelsi Pringnitz, Damon Bachman, Kevin Breister, Quandt, Andrea Rigsbee, Nicole Collen, Hillary Hayes, McKenzie Hoadley, John Ringham, Amanda Rosendahl, Jenna Wellik. Libby Kropp, Laura 12th Grade: Ashley McGuire, Jordan Paulsen, Anderson, Billy Awtry, Katelynn Peterson, Anna Heather Bauer, Kenneth Pinneke, Caleb Prohaska, Janessa Reding, Stephanie Bell, Alexander Bruggeman, Jared Clay, Sydney Ricke, Amber Sankey,

Garner-Hayfield honor roll

Collins, Britney Formanek, Chelsey Formanek, Mathew Hanson, Angela Lau, Thomas Legge, Elizabeth Linville, Cassandra Molencamp, Timothy Molencamp, Jason Monson, Ethan Nannenga, Cass Nedved, Trever Nelson, Levi Paulsen, Lauren Prohaska, Tyler Scholl, Nicholas Svare, Jordan Weaver, Jacey Wood. First Semester A Honor Roll (an asterisk * indicates a 4.00 grade point average) 9th Grade: Kelly Babcock, *Krista Jolivette, Sarah Loschen, Cassidy Mace, Dakota McNamara, Bethany Nannenga, Danielle Nygard, *Susan Pistek, Jesslyn Prohaska, Alexander Van Gerpen 10th Grade: Melody Baxter, *Ellen Bertilson, Krista Bitker, Jordan Blank, Stuart Blank, Jasmine Doble Jace Engstler, *Laura Formanek, Kassidy Hanson, *Karah Huinker, Brianne Johnson, *Sarah Legge, Nathan Opp, Morgan Ricke, Rachel Ricke, *Alicia Savoy, Brittany Schleusner, Drake Stadtlander, *Elizabeth Tusha, Megan Waddingham, Kelli Weaver, Rick Young 11th Grade: Wesley Bier, Michael Boehnke, Michael Brown, Cody Joynt, *Matthew Kenney, *Lauren Opp, Taryn Prohaska, Blake Risius, Breanna Scott, Elizabeth Snyder, Andrew Sonquist, Joshua Thompson, *Bradley Young 12th Grade: Kevin Breister, Hillary Hayes, Libby Kropp, Laura McGuire, Jordan Paulsen, Katelynn Peterson, Caleb Prohaska, Janessa Reding, Amber Sankey, Katie Schmidt, *Katrina Taynor, *Angela Thiedeman,

First Semester B Honor Roll 9th Grade: Jonathan Burress, Zachary Buseman, Mariah Dillavou, Corey Dodd, Abigail Duregger, Trisha Engebretson, Hannah Field, Morgan Howie, Nathan Hrubes, Hannah Hutcheson, Heath Hutcheson, Austin Kropp, Samantha Lange, Renae Lau, Nicholas Mahlstedt, Taylor Malek, Caleb Martin, Kate Mohr, Bradley Nedved, Morgan Schilling, Keith Schwickerath, Ashley Smeby, Ryan Sonquist 10th Grade: Aaron Babcock, Joseph Ermer, Christina Furman, Autumn Glidden, Tristin Glidden, Ty Glidden, Andrew Haag, Benjamin Hadacek, Vanessa Hartman, Brooke Hauptmann, Jessica Hejlik, Dylan Hughes, Chase Jass, Michael Jolivette, Kayla Krogman, Wade Lohman, Jenna Maben, Jori Meints, Cody Miller, Taylor Nelson, Kourtney Roberts, Kristin Stromer, Amanda Winters 11th Grade: Jacobey Anderson, Kaylie Anderson, A’lora DeWaard, Cody Fandel, Zachary Greiman, Cole Hauptmann, Robert Heginger, Lance Heimer, Amber Hellin, Kami Jass, Kendra Kadrlik, Martin Kalkwarf, Kevin Kozisek, Laddie Kozisek, Jana Kramer, Courtney Lange, Morgan Larson, Benjamin Lau, Cody Mace, Christopher Noty, Skylar Oborny, Ashley Pettit, Kelsi Pringnitz, Damon Quandt, Andrea Rigsbee, John Ringham, Amanda Rosendahl, Amy Skogerboe, Jenna Wellik 12th Grade: Ashley Anderson, Billy Awtry, Colton Bachman, Heather

Bauer, Kenneth Bell, Alexander Bruggeman, Nicole Collen, Britney Formanek, Chelsey Formanek, McKenzie Hoadley, Angela Lau, Thomas Legge, Elizabeth Linville, Cassandra Molencamp, Timothy Molencamp, Ethan Nannenga, Cass Nedved, Trever Nelson, Levi Paulsen, Anna Pinneke, Lauren Prohaska, Stephanie Ricke, Tyler Scholl, Nicholas Svare, Jordan Weaver, Jacey Wood.

Bishop Garrigan Speech Competition ALGONA — Bishop Garrigan High School Junior Varsity and Varsity teams earned two Division I, or excellent ratings and one Division II or good rating, in State Large Group Speech competition Feb. 6, in LeMars. Students earning Division I ratings were: Anna Kollasch, Jake Rosenmeyer, Michael Hellman, and Nora Krahenbuhl, in Group Improvisational Acting, and Becky Jennings, Brie Blocker, and Ryya Kumm in Group Mime, “Girls’ Night Out Plus One.” Students earning Division II ratings were Matthew Fakler, Melanie Mergen, and Hannah Boisjolie, in Group Improvisational Acting. Coaches are Mary McCall and David Burrow.


Thank you Thank you Holy Family Church for the Valentine treats for us Catholics at the Manor. — Helen Dasch

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90 Years Young!

Betty (Lilley) Engebretson, of Sheffield, will celebrate her 90th birthday with a card shower and an open house. She’ll turn 90 on Feb. 22. Her open house is from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at Ridge Stone Golf Club in Sheffield It will be hosted by her children and their spouses, Chris and Alan Duea, Bev and Jr. Munnik, Em and Duane Kruckenberg, Bert and Jim Heilskov, Martin (Red) Engebretson and LuAnn and Bob Sharp. All friends and relatives are invited to help us celebrate Mom’s 90th birthday. Cards may be mailed to: Betty Engebretson, Box 321, Sheffield, Iowa 50475.


Retirement reception to be held for Perauds

CELEBRATIONS Ruth Latham 80th Birthday

February 19 Happy Birthday, Grandma, And many more! —All our love, Dan, Deb, Jilly, Mac, and Rosie. Please send your birthday wishes to Ruth at: 704 East State St., Mason City, Iowa 50401.


Robert ‘Bob’ Pflieger, 80

PLYMOUTH — Robert “Bob” Pflieger, of Plymouth, will celebrate his FREDERICKSBURG — A 80th birthday Saturday, retirement reception hon- Feb. 27, with a family dinner. oring Drs. Joe and Mary Cards may be sent to Sharon Peraud will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Bob at: P.O. Box 44, 502 Bridge St., Plymouth, Iowa Feb. 27, at the Fredericks50456. burg Community Center. The couple has served Love, Doris, Sandy the medical needs of Fredand Jim, Donna and Jim, ericksburg and the surCindy and David, Lori, rounding communities for Ammie and Rob, the past 33 years. Wendy and Matt, The couple requests no Kyle, Katie, Tim, gifts. The public is welAustin and Molly. come.



Allen, 50 years SHEFFIELD — Clifford (Junior) and Geraldine (Geri) Allen were united in marriage on Feb. 27, 1960, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Rockwell. Junior and Geri have two daughters, Julie (Dennis) Lane and Janice (the late Ronald) Hansen. They also have four grandchildren, Jeremy Hansen, Matthew (Kim) Lane, Haley Hansen and Marcus Lane, and three great-grandsons, Isaiah, Hunter and Conner. The couple will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary with a family dinner. Any greetings can be sent to Junior and Geri Allen, P.O. Box 184, Sheffield, Iowa 50475.


Laurice ‘Pete’ Woiwod, 80 CLEAR LAKE — A card shower is planned for Laurice “Pete” Woiwod, of Clear Lake, who will celebrate his 80th birthday Tuesday, Feb. 23. He was born Feb. 23, 1930 in Garner. Cards may be sent to Laurice “Pete” at the following address: 515 10th Ave. N., Clear Lake, Iowa 50428.

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Lois M. McIntyre, 95 MASON CITY — A card shower is planned for Lois M. McIntyre, of Mason City, who observed her 95th birthday, Thursday, Feb. 18. She was born Feb. 18, 1915 in Hartington, Neb. Cards may be sent to Lois at the following address: 1000 N. Eisenhower Ave., Mason City, Iowa 50401.


Congratulations Mason City Pee Wee B Jr. Mohawks for winning the Winterfest Tournament! The team includes Adam Martin, Bryce Ball, Hunter Pietig, Robby Hancock, Ty Marth, Brett Despenas, Gabe Umbarger, Jake Goodrich, Dylan Roe, Parker Dondlinger, Tim Franken, Alec Schmidt, Noah Taylor, AJ Hanus and Coaches Scott Ball and Steve Fistler.

LAKE MILLS — John H. Alexander and Nancy J. (Lamb) Alexander of Lake Mills were married Feb. 13, 1970, at the Country Mission Church in Swaledale. In celebration of their anniversary, a surprise dinner was hosted for them by their children. The couple will also celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with a card shower. Cards may be sent to: John and Nancy Alexander, 301 S. Harrison St., Lake Mills, IA 50450. The couple’s children and their spouses are Jodi (Ken) Draper, Matthew (Angela) Alexander, and David (Meggan) Alexander, all of Mason City. They also have 13 grandchildren, Savanah, Tiara, Nathan, Marissa, Boston, Kenyon, Dakota, Skylar, Macy, Cain, Gavin, Jalyn and Amaya.

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ROCKFORD — Gene and Frances (Kuhlers) Ostendorf were married on Feb. 27, 1950, at the Meservey Reformed Church parsonage. They will celebrate at a later date. Their children are Steven and Sue Ostendorf of Farmington, Minn., and Delonna and Tracy Rokes of Cedar Falls. They also have six grandchildren. Greetings may be sent to them at 508 E. Main St., Rockford, Iowa 50466.

BUFFALO CENTER — John Giesman and Sharon Eisenhauer Giesman of Buffalo Center were married Feb. 21, 1970. The couple celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with a family dinner on Feb. 20 in Clear Lake. Cards may be sent to John and Sharon Giesman, 45807 30th Ave., Buffalo Center, IA. The couple’s children and their spouses are Jeff, Vanessa, and Kylie Giesman of Clear Lake; Cindy, Ben, Nick, and Jenna Dontje of Forest City; and Ed Giesman of Boone. They have three grandchildren.

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Forest City All State Speech Contest FOREST CITY — The following Forest City High School speech groups performed at the State Large Group Speech Contest, Feb. 5-6, in Decorah. Forest City Speech coaches are: Scott Bertelsen, Julie Keely and Dan May. Groups receiving Division I ratings at State Large Group are: Junior Varsity Choral Reading: Madeline Aberg, McKenzie Baker, Emily Branstad, Rachel Fischer, Zach Lillquist, Skye Newcom, Natasha Paredes, Russell Scharper, Jessica Tweeten. One Act: Josh Bertelsen, Logan DeVries, Gen Halvorsen, Jon Happel, Sam Keely, Caleb Kruse, Jason Neumann, Felicity Olson. Varsity Reader’s The atre: Lexi Bagley, Anthony Blomme, Ashley Christopherson, Gen Halvorsen, Emily Jensen, Julia Jessen, Jenny Lunning, Dyllon Owen, Jenna Rasmussen, Tricia Trimble, Katie Wencl, Selah Zaldarriaga. Varsity Choral Reading: Hillary Albertson, Josh Bertelsen, Nate Byro, Logan DeVries, Danika Fredrickson, Morgan Gossman, Julia Jessen, Nathan Koch, McKenzie Krieger, Caleb Kruse, Cody Lauritsen, Nicole Nesset, Jason Neumann, Simon Sager, Katie Wencl. Group Improvisation: Josh May, Rachael Jordahl, Ben Langerud. Musical Theatre: April McCormick, Jon Happel, Megan Kirschbaum, Riley Scharper. Radio Broadcasting: Selah Zaldarriaga, Justin Mattingly, Riley Scharper.

Groups receiving Division II ratings are: Group Mime: Chelsea Reicks, Felicity Olson, Nate Byro. Ensemble Acting: Group 1 — April McCormick, Simon Sager, Isaac Kuhn. Group 2 — Dyllon Owen, Evan Eischen.

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ROCKFORD — RuddRockford-Marble Rock Community School released its second quarter and first semester honor rolls. Second Quarter A Honor Roll 7th Grade: Calvin Adams, Rachael Enabnit, ******************** Mitchell Longcor, Brooke FOREST CITY — The Neal, Allison O’Connor, following Forest City High Brady Ott, Haleigh Reicks, School Large Group Chase Rust, Shania WalkSpeech Groups were nom- er. inated as All State Out8th Grade: Devin standing Performers after Berends, Rebecca Broerthe State Speech Contest man, Emily Carroll, WolfFeb. 6, in Decorah. A spe- gang Davis, Zac Deetz, cial recognition goes to Brandon Emerson, four seniors who have Johnathon Jones, David been nominated for All Marzen, Ethan Parcher, State Large Group for four Andrew Schriever, Mikayla years in the category of Turnbull, Ryan Turner, Choral Reading: Josh Ber- Madison Wood. telsen, Logan DeVries, 9th Grade: Kyle DeBuhr, Morgan Gossman and Brianna Schubert, Cole Jason Neumann. Staudt, Madison Thieman, Varsity Choral Reading, Skylar Woodruff, Sadie written by Jessica ChipWyborny. man — Coaches: Scott 10th Grade: Zoe BroerBertelsen and Julie Keely: man, Amalia Emerson, Hillary Albertson, Josh Craig Friedman, Matthew Bertelsen, Nate Byro, Fullerton, Daniel Guthart, Logan DeVries, Danika Sarah Heft, Spencer Kelly, Fredrickson, Morgan Benjamin Neal, Lauren Gossman, Julia Jessen, Parcher, Jackson Rooney, Nathan Koch, McKenzie Nicholas Schweizer, Krieger, Caleb Kruse, Cody Angela Staudt, Derek Lauritsen, Nicole Nesset, Willert, Cody Wood. Jason Neumann, Simon 11th Grade: Danielle Sager, Katie Wencl. Bodensteiner, Pia Kopp, Varsity Reader’s TheJonathon Laudner, Curtis atre, Laramie Project, Marker, Emily Ott, Nicole written by Moises KaufSchubert, Michael Seibert, man - Coach, Dan May: Luke Staudt. Lexi Bagley, Anthony 12th Grade: Alexandra Blomme, Ashley ChristoAbell, Jace Arends, Emily pherson, Gen Halvorsen, Chambers, Daniel Duryee, Emily Jensen, Elizabeth Elin, Larissa Julia Jessen, Jenny LunKoehler, Randi Koehler, ning, Dyllon Owen, Kyle Ott, Staci Pump, SydJenna Rasmussen, Tricia ney Schmidt, Paige SchuTrimble, Katie Wencl, bert, Jenny Wyborny. Selah Zaldarriaga. Second Quarter Radio Broadcasting B Honor Roll Coach, Dan May: Selah 7th Grade: Tyler AnderZaldarriaga, Justin Matsen, Emily Bushbaum, tingly, Riley Scharper. Rebecca DeFord, Kelly

Friedman, Christopher Godwin, Mitchell Grady, Chelsea Mason, Courtney Ott, Benjamin Parcher, Jennifer Raymond, Jackelyn Schwantes, Casey Simpkins, Ashley White, Brice Wust. 8th Grade: Dylon Collings, Nathaniel Engels, Madison Fenton, Kelly Hain, Wyatt Jacobsen, Aaron Jeffrey, Emily Laudner, Rugby Sliger, Jesse Stokes, Matison Swanson, Melinda VanHooser, Aaron Wells. 9th Grade: Tyler Burnett, Kaylah Demaray, Mandy Demaray, Sabrina Dow, Caraline Eggena, Jacob Green, Jacob Jeffrey, Connor Kuhlemeier, Krissy Lauritsen, Ethan Lines, Lindsay Ott, Brendan Rooney, Briana Rottinghaus, Gary Schmidt, Lane Wicks, Amber Wust. 10th Grade: Jocelyn Arends, Justine Arends, Darrin Kingery, Abby McCaslin, Bethany Schriever, Issac Schwantes, Sara Shook, Cole Turnbull, Jordan Williams. 11th Grade: Jessica Biggs, Brent Christeson, Savanna Collings, Colin DeVary, Daniel Dight, Kayla Jeffrey, Jeffrey Meek, Eric Palmer, Kalen Parker, Scott Paulus, Courtney Schrage, Calvin Schriever, Taylor Schweizer, Brittany Volk, Jennifer Wicks, Matthew Wyborny. 12th Grade: Justin Carlson, Kyndra Chambers, Abigail Deetz, Collin Eggena, Kate Enabnit, Elizabeth Engels, Heidi Hain, Jonathan Kaspar, Abigail Kingery, Colby Martin, Derrick Marzen, Katie Navratil, Matthew Rottinghaus, Shellby Teepe, Pamela Weigel, Brandon Wood, Shannon Wood, Jacob Zieman.

First Semester A Honor Roll 7th Grade: Calvin Adams, Tyler Andersen, Emily Bushbaum, Rachael Enabnit, Mitchell Longcor, Brooke Neal, Allison O’Connor, Brady Ott, Jennifer Raymond, Haleigh Reicks, Chase Rust, Shania Walker. 8th Grade: Devin Berends, Rebecca Broerman, Emily Carroll, Dylon Collings, Wolfgang Davis, Zac Deetz, Brandon Emerson, Aaron Jeffrey, Johnathon Jones, Emily Laudner, David Marzen, Ethan Parcher, Andrew Schriever, Mikayla Turnbull, Ryan Turner, See R-R-MR honor roll, E9

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Lauritsen, Ethan Lines, R-R-MR honor rolls Lindsay Ott, Brendan cont’d from Page E8 Rooney, Briana Rottinghaus, Lane Wicks. Madison Wood. 10th Grade: Jocelyn 9th Grade: Kyle DeBuhr, Arends, Anna Eggers, Brianna Schubert, Cole Travis Johnson, Darrin Staudt, Madison Thieman, Kingery, Abby McCaslin, Skylar Woodruff, Amber Jackson Rooney, Sara Wust, Sadie Wyborny. Shook, Cole Turnbull, Jor10th Grade: Zoe Broerdan Williams. man, Amalia Emerson, 11th Grade: Jessica Craig Friedman, Matthew Biggs, Brent Christeson, Fullerton, Daniel Guthart, Savanna Collings, Daniel Sarah Heft, Spencer Kelly, Dight, Kayla Jeffrey, Jeffrey Benjamin Neal, Lauren Meek, Kalen Parker, Scott Parcher, Bethany Schriev- Paulus, Courtney Schrage, er, Issac Schwantes, Luke Staudt, Brittany Nicholas Schweizer, Volk, Matthew Wyborny. Angela Staudt, Derek 12th Grade: Nicole BitkWillert, Cody Wood. er, Justin Carlson, Kyndra 11th Grade: Danielle Chambers, Abigail Deetz, Bodensteiner, Colin Kate Enabnit, Elizabeth DeVary, Pia Kopp, Engels, Heidi Hain, Jonathon Laudner, Curtis Jonathan Kaspar, Colby Marker, Emily Ott, Nicole Martin, Katie Navratil, Schubert, Taylor Schweiz- Eric Schweitzer, Honovi er, Michael Seibert. Simpkins, Shellby Teepe, 12th Grade: Alexandra Pamela Weigel, Brandon Abell, Jace Arends, Emily Wood, Shannon Wood. Chambers, Daniel Duryee, Collin Eggena, Elizabeth Elin, Abigail Kingery, Newman honor roll Larissa Koehler, Randi MASON CITY — NewKoehler, Kyle Ott, Staci man High School released Pump, Matthew Rottingits second quarter and first haus, Sydney Schmidt, semester honor rolls. Paige Schubert, Jenny Second Quarter Wyborny. Honor Roll First Semester Seniors B Honor Roll 4.0-4.33 7th Grade: Rebecca Claire Boehmer, Kaitlyn DeFord, Logan Demaray, Dornbier, Morgan DornKelly Friedman, Christobier, Todd Dummett, pher Godwin, Mitchell Carter Kruckenberg, AshGrady, Benjamin Parcher, Jackelyn Schwantes, Ash- ley Lambert. 3.5-3.9 ley White, Brice Wust. Andrew Burgmeier, Jen8th Grade: Madison nifer Grandgenett, Alex Fenton, Kelly Hain, Wyatt Halsted, Lauren Hedrick, Jacobsen, Logan Johnson, Alan Julius, Sara McCarthy, Shyla-Mae Reimers, Rugby Sliger, Jesse Stokes, Chrissy Meggers, Lais Mello, Haley Messmore, Matison Swanson, Aaron Olivia Olson, Thomas PotWells. thoff, Rebecca Uhl. 9th Grade: Tyler Bur3.0-3.49 nett, Kaylah Demaray, Daniel Behr, John Mandy Demaray, Sabrina Bodeen, Michael Bohl, Dow, Caraline Eggena, Jacob Green, Jacob Jeffrey, Nolan Cooper, Kirstyn Connor Kuhlemeier, Krissy Kemna, Josh Luecht, Will

Martin, Reid Platts. Juniors 4.0-4.33 Brandon Bock, Sephra Byrne, Sarah Floden, Claire Jessen, Grace Moore. 3.5-3.9 Whitney Allison, Alexandra Beavers, Hannah Bray, Ben Buffington, Alexandria Eckenrod, Sarah Galliart, Rachel Henrich, Zach Kantaris, Hunter King, Carolin Lang, Blake Louscher, Kelly Quade, Alicia Stearns, Sydnie Vanous, Katie Westphal. 3.0-3.49 Tony Boster, Madison Finn, Tyler Fischer, Travis Gilbert, Dylan Glass, Chris Hall, Connor O’BrienGreen, Dalton Olson, Parker Pattschull, Kendra Shimak, Josh Winters. Sophomores 4.0-4.33 Jessica Balek, Adam Dalton, Haley Lambert, Phillip Lapointe, Quanyun Luo, Chandler Rognes, Elli Ruen, Jena Stallsmith, Leah Wies. 3.5-3.9 Gabe Dunn, Samantha Grant, Paige Halsted, Emma Haskins, Jennifer Hensley, Aaron Morse, Seth Seltun, Jenna Smith, Sarah Tan, Alex Weber, Nicole Wilwert, Angela Zook. 3.0-3.49 Jacob Adams, Alec Bartoszek, Shanda Borchardt, Theresa Dohmen, Kory Eastvold, Ryan Fishel, Tanner Gribben, Taylor Hickey, Alyssa Lau, Andrew Ulveling, Derrick Urdahl, Adriana Velez, Morgan Waldschmidt, Ashley Wilson. Freshmen 4.0-4.33 Anna Henrich, Thomas Kiss, Emily Kramer, Spencer Schmidt, Ryan Schupick.

3.5-3.9 Meredith Behr, Leah Decker, Gabrielle Dohmen, Ryan Julius, Kane Louscher, Dylan Pannhoff, Courtney Pietig, Megan Quam. 3.0-3.49 Alicia Anderson, Trevor Callahan, Will Determan, Zachary Glass, Casey Hall, Alexa Johnson, Meagan Merrick, Hayden Romig, Meghan Vieregger, John Waters. First Semester Honor Roll Seniors 4.0-4.33 Kaitlyn Dornbier, Todd Dummett, Carter Kruckenberg, Ashley Lambert. 3.5-3.9 Claire Boehmer, Andrew Burgmeier, Morgan Dornbier, Jennifer Grandgenett, Alex Halsted, Lauren Hedrick, Alan Julius, Sara McCarthy, Chrissy Meggers, Lais Mello, Haley Messmore, Olivia Olson, Thomas Potthoff, Rebecca Uhl. 3.0-3.49 John Bodeen, Michael Bohl, Nolan Cooper, Kirstyn Kemna, Josh Luecht, Will Martin, Reid Platts. Juniors 4.0-4.33 Brandon Bock, Sephra Byrne, Sarah Floden, Claire Jessen, Grace Moore. 3.5-3.9 Hannah Bray, Ben Buffington, Rachel Henrich, Blake Louscher, Kelly Quade, Alicia Stearns. 3.0-3.49 Whitney Allison, Alexandra Beavers, Tony Boster, Alexandria Eckenrod, Madison Finn, Sarah Galliart, Dylan Glass, Chris Hall, Zach Kantaris, Hunter King, Carolin Lang, Dalton Olson, Kendra Shimak, Sydnie Vanous, Katie Westphal, Josh Winters. Sophomores

4.0-4.33 Jessica Balek, Adam Dalton, Haley Lambert, Phillip Lapointe, Elli Ruen, Jena Stallsmith, Leah Wies. 3.5-3.9 Gabe Dunn, Kory Eastvold, Samantha Grant, Paige Halsted, Jennifer Hensley, Quanyun Luo, Chandler Rognes, Sarah Tan, Alex Weber, Nicole Wilwert, Angela Zook. 3.0-3.49 Jacob Adams, Shanda Borchardt, Theresa Dohmen, Tanner Gribben, Emma Haskins, Taylor Hickey, Alyssa Lau, Aaron Morse, Seth Seltun, Jenna Smith, Andrew Ulveling, Adriana Velez, Ashley Wilson. Freshmen 4.0-4.33 Gabrielle Dohmen, Anna Henrich, Emily Kramer, Ryan Schupick. 3.5-3.9 Meredith Behr, Leah Decker, Casey Hall, Ryan Julius, Thomas Kiss, Kane Louscher, Dylan Pannhoff, Megan Quam, Spencer Schmidt. 3.0-3.49 Alicia Anderson, Trevor Callahan, Will Determan, Alexa Johnson, A.J. Kehm, Meagan Merrick, Courtney Pietig, Hayden Romig, Meghan Vieregger, John Waters.

Benedictine College Dean’s List ATCHISON, Kan. — Mary Pistek, of Garner, Iowa, and Marisa Spain, of Bancroft, Iowa, were named to the Dean’s List at Benedictine College, for the fall semester. To be named to the Dean’s List a student must have a grade point average of 3.5 to 3.9, while carrying a minimum of 12 credit hours.

Wartburg College media awards WAVERLY — Staff members of the Wartburg College student-run newspaper, television station, radio station and news Web site were honored with awards by the Iowa College Media Association. North Iowa students who received honors are: ALGONA — Justin Conner, a senior, second-place best corporate video for communication arts fundraising. MASON CITY — Kallie Young Cooper, a December 2009 graduate, thirdplace best TV news programming for Knight Watch on the economy; Natalie Tendall, 2009 graduate, first-place best newscast for WTV8 News, on April 6.

Wayne State Dean’s List WAYNE, Neb. — Sheri Ann Kenyon, of Whittemore, Iowa, was named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2009 semester at Wayne State College. To be named to the list, students must be full-time undergraduate students, and achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale.


Thank you The ground hog and I thank you for the many cards you sent to me on my special 90th birthday. Each card brought both beautiful memories and delight to hear from my former students. May God bless each of you. — Venola Diegel

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Help us celebrate Johnny’s last day of punching a time clock after 47 years!


Dena Van Osten, 90

Cambry Schott

Titus Ardell-Travis Blakewell

MASON CITY — Isaiah and Tasha Schott, of Mason City, are parents of a daughter, Cambry Jo Schott, born at 9:57 a.m. Jan. 24, 2010 at Mercy Medical Center — North Iowa, Mason City. She weighed 8 lbs., 5 oz., and was 20.5 inches long.

MASON CITY —Travis and Mandi Blakewell, of Mason City, are parents of a son, Titus Ardell-Travis Blakewell, born at 8:18 a.m. Aug. 5, 2009 at Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines. He weighed 9 lbs, 13 oz., and was 22½ inches long. Titus is welcomed by his sisters, Isabel, Jubilee and Genesis. Grandparents are: Mark and Cindy Mostrom, Mason City; George and Sue Johnson, Mason City; Marlin Blakewell, Clear Lake, and Sharon Blakewell, Clear Lake.


Thank you I want to thank everyone who sent and brought cards and gifts to the open house for my 80th birthday. I’ve read and reread each one — so neat. Thanks for coming on Saturday and thank you Wesley Church for the use of your pretty lounge and facilities. Thank you also to Deb Newman for making all the neat candy covers for everyone to take home, and an extra special thanks to my three daughters, sons-in-law and grandkids for all their planning, work, and serving such a pretty and delicious lunch. I so enjoyed all the greetings, hugs, and seeing so many friends — many I hadn’t seen in years. Thanks again to everyone for it all. — Lorraine Reynolds

Thank you Many thanks to my family and friends for the prayers, cards, visits and food. Also, thank you to Father Gehling and the staff of the Mercy Skilled Nursing Unit. I can’t praise them enough for the wonderful care they have given me during my long stay. May all have a happy and healthy new year. — Clare Marsh

BELMOND — Dena Van Osten, of Belmond, will celebrate her 90th birthday, Monday, March 1, with a card shower. She was born March 1, 1920. Cards may be sent to: 216 Luick Lane S., Belmond, Iowa 50421. Please join Dena’s family in wishing her a happy birthday.

To a wonderful mom, grandmother, aunt, great-aunt and friend. We love you!

A retirement open house for Johnny Nelson, of Thompson, will be held from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, at the Titonka Savings Bank Community Room, Forest City. Nelson had worked at the former Oliver Corporation, Charles City, and Winnebago Industries, Forest City. Please no gifts, but your presence is welcome. Greetings may be sent to Nelson at: P.O. Box 234, Thompson, IA 50478-0234.

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Max Flatebo GARNER — James and Ashley Flatebo, of Garner, are parents of a son, Max Aaron Flatebo, born Jan. 24, 2010 at Mercy Medical Center — North Iowa, Mason City. He weighed 7 lbs., 7 oz., and was 21 inches long. He is welcomed by a brother, Zachary Flatebo. Grandparents are Tom and Lisa Huinker, Larry and Kim Flatebo, and Cindy Flatebo.

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Mason City High School’s Class of 1990 needs your help to find the following people (maiden names listed): Deanna Ackerman, Alicia Alarcon, Amelia Anderson, Bill Anderson, Lori Anderson, Mikko Anti-Poika, Ranae Austin, Everet Awe, Rob Bailey, Ryan Bailey, Doug Baker, Randy Bakkum, Mindy Calvert, Cheri Christensen, John Christensen, Cory Christianson, John Compton, Chris DeRock, Jeffery Dickinson, Paul Dunbar, Chad Eskildsen, Kristen Fick, Shannon Flaherty, Patricia Fredricks, Heather Gilbert, Eric Graham, Eva Gutierrez, Shannon Harmon, Heidi Hedrick, Jennifer Hill, Phathong Houangvanh, Jonathon Jarosh, Karen Jenkins, Carrie Johnson, Jason Ketner, Sheila Kisley, Jeff Lack, Richard Lee, Wendy Linnevold, Tim Manuel, Terry McGrane, Cindi Miller, Todd Mulkins, Sheri Murl, Christine Nangle, Mau Nguyen, Shane Nicholson,

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