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Happy 18th Birthday Max!
Happy 90th Birthday Margaret! Margaret (Bissen) Blake, of Stacyville, will celebrate her 90th birthday on June 10. Birthday wishes may be sent to her at: Box 105, Stacyville, IA 50476. With all our love, —From your family
Happy Birthday Mackie! We Love You Lots! Dad, Mom, Jed and Clint
40th Anniversary Merle Mikkelson and Bonnie Osgood Mikkelson were married on June 10, 1971, at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa.
John Dodge and Amy (Luecht) Dodge of Mason City, Iowa, were married June 5, 1971, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mason City.
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Hy-Vee Foundation scholarship award MASON CITY — Brandon Bock, of Mason City, is one of 55 high school seniors to be awarded a Hy-Vee Foundation Inc., high school senior scholarship. Bock, a member of the Newman Catholic High School Class of 2011, plans to attend Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., this fall, where he will major in engineering.
Governor’s Scholar Recognition
Washburn University graduate TOPEKA, Kan. — Amanda Wilwert, of Mason City, Iowa, received her juris doctor law degree in commencement ceremonies held May 14, at Washburn University in Topeka.
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Hummel, 60 years KLEMME — Leland Hummel and Beulah (Goll) Hummel of Klemme, Iowa, were married June 3, 1951, at the Evangelical and Reformed Church, in Klemme, Iowa. The couple will celebrate their 60th wedding
THANK YOU Thank you The family of Don Bailey would like to thank everyone for the cards, food, memorials, thoughts and prayers. We would also like to thank: Sandy, Priscilla and Jean for the luncheon; the ambulance crew, the ER doctor and staff for the excellent care and compassion; Hogan Bremer’s staff for all their help and Reverend Dennis Ganz for the wonderful service. A special thank you to our friends at Grant Village. May God Bless you all.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Jacob Kittleson, son of John and Carmen Kittleson, of St. Ansgar, Iowa, graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, during the 150th commencement, May 20. Kittleson received a master of science degree in Thank You mechanical engineering. He has been accepted in the Edison Engineering Development Program, with GenerThanks to family and al Electric Energy, Greenville, S.C. friends for prayers, cards,
food and support during my hospitalization and recovery at home. Praise to God and EMTs. Love, — Dorothy M. Lundgren Clear Lake, Iowa
anniversary with a family dinner on Friday, June 3, 2011. The couple’s children and their spouses are Ben and Joleen Chiodo, Murray; Curt and Diane Stadtlander, Goodell; grandchildren, Ronnie and Holly Vickers, Ames; Andy, Aubrey, and Ashlyn Stadtlander, Waukee.
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WEST DES MOINES — Approximately 449 Iowa high school seniors were recognized by Gov. Terry Branstad for outstanding academic achievement at the Ninth Annual Governor’s Scholar Recognition ceremony held May 1, at Hy-Vee Hall, Des Moines. The statewide program is sponsored by the Iowa Governor’s Office, the Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) and its title sponsor, the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation. Each high school was invited to select the senior student or students, depending on the size of the school, possessing the highest academic ranking based on grade point average for their first seven semesters. Students selected for the award also had the opportunity to recognize their favorite/most influential teacher. North Iowa students honored include the following: BUTLER COUNTY — Kristine Ball, Ellise Parker, Zachary Toben. CERRO GORDO COUNTY — Sarah Floden, Matthew Merry, Jordan Flaherty, Ashley Willms. FLOYD COUNTY — Luke Staudt, Michael Western. FRANKLIN COUNTY — Nicole Schulz, Natalie Nordlund, Slater Johansen. KOSSUTH COUNTY — Alexander Hamilton, Abby Sexton, Ryan McMahon, Hillary Hilbert, Amber Goraczkowski. HANCOCK COUNTY — Alicia Christians, Lauren Opp, Ryan Swanson. MITCHELL COUNTY — Adam Phillips. WINNEBAGO COUNTY —Rachel Rolling, Aaron Anderson. WORTH COUNTY — Marissa Hulshizer, Drake Abbey, Robert Corell, Michael Otis. WRIGHT COUNTY — Maria Mickelson, Andrew Wagner, Andrew Young.
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ANNIVERSARIES Earl and Beryl Jorgensen 60th Anniversary MASON CITY — Earl Maynard Jorgensen and Beryl Louise Laudner of Mason City, Iowa, were married June 3, 1951, at The Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. The couple will celebrate their 60th anniversary with a family trip to Michigan at the end of June. Cards may be sent to 1604 10th St. S.E., #C-10, Mason City, IA 50401. The couple’s children and their spouses are Vicki and Dennis Armatis, Beaumont, Calif.; Kim and Ray Ouellette, Ham Lake, Minn.; Julie and Pat Bam-
rick, Lawton, Iowa; Valerie and Keith Rankins, Kingwood, Texas. They have five grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren.
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MASON CITY — Lee Levenhagen and Sharon (Smidt) Levenhagen of Mason City, Iowa, were married June 19, 1971, in South Dakota. The couple will celebrate at a SURPRISE reception and dance from 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday, June 11, 2011, at the Rose Bowl, Highway 65 South, in Mason City, Iowa. If unable to attend, cards may be sent c/o Christy Welsh, 316 14th St. N.W., Mason City, IA, 50401, to be presented to the couple at their surprise party. Hosts will be the couple’s children, Tina Levenhagen, Christy (Toby) Welsh and Eric (Kristy) Levenhagen, all of Mason City. They have 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. We hope you can come. Remember, It’s a Surprise!
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MASON CITY — Marty Eckhardt and Jodi (Morris) Eckhardt of Mason City, Iowa, were married June 7, 1986, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Mason City. The couple will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with an open house from 3-8 p.m. Saturday, June 11, 2011, at 19 S. Louisiana, Mason City. Their children, David Eckhardt (Shanon) from Cedar Falls, and Jessica Eckhardt (Chris), Mason City, will be hosting the event.
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BIRTHDAY Lawrence Smidt celebration 80th Lawrence Smidt of Britt will celebrate his 80th birthday on Sunday, June 5. He was born June 5, 1931. A family gathering will be held to celebrate his birthday. Birthday wishes may be sent to Lawrence at 470 Seventh St. S.W., Britt, IA 50423.
The couple’s children and their spouses are Sally and Herman Berding, Mason City; Alicia and Corey Lief, MASON CITY — John Dodge and Amy (Luecht) Mason City; Sonja and Dr. Sanjay Gill, Chicago, Ill.; Dodge of Mason City, Iowa, were married June 5, 1971, at Corby Dodge, Chicago, and Sgt. Daniel Dodge, Trinity Lutheran Church in Mason City. Afghanistan. They have seven grandchildren: Luke, The couple will celebrate their 40th anniversary with Gabriella, Grace, Maggie Berding; Adeline and Anders a family dinner. Lief, and Lila Gill.
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Mikkelson, 40 years MASON CITY — Merle Mikkelson and Bonnie Osgood Mikkelson were married on June 10, 1971, at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. They combined a family of six children: Sue (Bill) Gauger of Latimer, Iowa; Dennis Mikkelson of Key West, Fla.; Rick (Annette) Hesse of Mason City, Iowa; Mark (Tammy) Hesse of Joice, Iowa; Paul Hesse (deceased); Becky (Mike) Hall of Clear Lake, Iowa. They have 10 grandchildren and three greatgrandchildren. The couple will celebrate with a family dinner at a later date. Cards may be sent to 436 28th St. S.W., Mason City, IA, 50401.
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Derrick D. Fenchel received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Iowa, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine at commencement exercises held on May 13, 2011. Dr. Fenchel has been selected to continue his post-graduate medical training at the Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education in Rochester, Minn. In June, he will begin his three-year residency training in Emergency Medicine at the Mayo Clinic/St. Mary’s Hospital. Dr. Fenchel graduated from Algona High School in 2003 and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa in 2007. He is the son of David and Diane Fenchel; and the grandson of Fred and Ila Mae Fenchel and Carol and the late Don Markham of Mason City.
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AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS Furleigh recognized
Noon Rotary Club awards scholarships
Univ. of Wis-Madison Dean’s List
MASON CITY — The Mason City Noon Rotary Club presented scholarships to four Mason City students. The winners were selected on the basis of academic performance, and participation in community service projects that exemplify the Rotary motto, “Service Above Self.” Scholarship recipients are: Jon Boyle is the son of City Boyle and Scott Boyle. He will attend Luther College.
MADISON, Wis. — Caleb Loschen, of Garner, Iowa, was named to the spring semester Dean’s List in the College of Engineering, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, students must complete a minimum of 12 graded degree credits in that semester. Each university school or college sets its own grade point average requirements for students to be eligible to receive the honor.
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Together with their parents, Jessica Damm and Chase Dickinson are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Jessica is the daughter of David and Sandra Damm of Forest City, Iowa. Jessica’s grandparents are James and Lugenia Fredrickson of Rockwell, Iowa, and Emil Damm and the late Viola Damm of Clausen, Kauffman Forest City. Erin (Katy) Furleigh Holly Clausen and Chase is the son of Kris Adam Kauffman are On May 15, Erin (Katy) and Dave Sogard of Jewell, pleased to announce their Iowa. Chase’s grandparFurleigh became the first Nationwide Insurance in engagement. Des Moines and Chase is a three-year graduate from ents are Butch and Cyndy Holly is a graduate of Clear Lake High School Sogard of Ellsworth, Iowa, Waldorf graduate Independence High School and the late John and Clear Lake Evening employed by the Newton since 1965. During the in Independence, Iowa. School System. Dorothy Bell of Jewell, ceremony she was also Lions scholarships She is the daughter of Greg Iowa. The couple will recognized for graduating CLEAR LAKE — The Clausen of Independence, exchange vows on July 30, Jessica is a Wartburg with over a 3.60 GPA and Clear Lake Evening Lions Iowa, and Billie Jo Kellogg graduate employed at 2011, in Jewell, Iowa. receiving the ISU AcadeBoyle Club announces the recipi- of Mason City, Iowa. Adam mic Recognition Award. ents of its 2011 Evening is a graduate of Regis High Erin has been active in a Linae Escher is the Lions Scholarship awards. School and Oregon State variety of roles at CLHS E-mail news update daughter of Kiana Cullinan, is the University. He is the son of including Student CounSign up to receive an update from globegazette.com David and daughter of Scott and Tina Rick and Paula Kauffman cil President, Model each day at 2 p.m. You can sign up for the free service Kristin Cullinan. She plans to of Sublimity, Ore. by clicking “e-mail updates” on the top tool bar at: United Nations Delegate, Escher and attend the University of The couple plans to be State Speech Participant, the late Northern Iowa. married June 25, 2011, in globegazette.com Mock Trial, Jazz Band, Michael Jordan Dahl, is the son of Seattle, Wash. Color Guard, Academic Cannella. Missy and Dani Dahl. He Decathlon, Varsity SocShe will plans to attend North Iowa attend cer, Juggling Club, MusiArea Community College. Escher North Iowa cal Stage Director, Jazz Alana Enabnit, is the Area Community College, daughter of Allen and KrisBand, Honors Band, this fall. Humane Society, and tine Enabnit. She plans to ExCEL for Talented and enroll at Wartburg College Brittanie Lucas is the Gifted Students. She this fall. daughter of Kelsey Formanek, is the founded the Donation Tim and daughter of Rick and Renae Foundation charity to Betty Lucas. Formanek. She plans to help raise funds for the Her college attend NIACC. Humane Society. Erin choice is Brianna Wichman, is the received the CLHS award Iowa State daughter of Tim and Brenfor Outstanding AcademUniversity. da Wichman. She plans to ic Achievement, Sukup attend Drake University. Scholarship Award, and Excellence in Academic Lucas Achievement from the Ryan Voves is the son of Iowa Girls’ High School At participating Bob and Athletic Union. She will Lisa Voves. North Iowa Casey’s General Stores begin her freshman year He will also Thank you this fall at ISU majoring Thank you for your Offer good through September 17, 2011 attend in Biochemistry Premed heartfelt prayers and symNIACC. with a minor in Design pathies in Memory of my Studies. Erin’s parents are Husband Forrest Hrdlicka. Ben and Kathy Furleigh of — Wife Judy Hrdlicka Clear Lake. and daughter Lana Voves
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BIRTHDAYS Happy 18th Birthday Max!
Happy Birthday Mackie! We Love You Lots! Dad, Mom, Jed and Clint
Wishing this son, dad, husband and grandpa many more great years. Happy Birthday, Dean! (6-5-11) — Love, Your family
60 Years Young
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Doris Holstad 90th Birthday Open House June 11 2-4 p.m. Elk Creek Lutheran Church Rural Kensett No gifts please.
Brcka, 50 years PLYMOUTH — Frank and Marguerite (Erpelding) Brcka of Plymouth, Iowa, were married June 20, 1961, in St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Whittmore, Iowa. They will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 18, 2011, with an open house from 5 to 7 p.m., followed by a dance from 7 to 11 p.m., at the Carpenter Community Center, Carpenter, Iowa. They are the parents of Karen (Steve) Usher of Forest City, Dean Brcka of Plymouth and David Brcka of Jacobs, 50 years Waterloo. They have one grandson, Joe Usher, Forest OSAGE — Frank Jacobs City. and Joan (Norby) Jacobs of Cards may be sent to them at 3576 Thrush Ave., PlyOsage were married June mouth, Iowa, 50464. They request no gifts, please. 10, 1961, of the Rock Creek Lutheran Church of rural Osage. Swyter, 40 years The couple will celeMASON CITY — Tim brate their 50th wedding and Jane (Hungerford) anniversary with a card Swyter of Mason City, shower. Greetings may be Iowa, and Sun City, Ariz., sent to 2321 400th St., were married June 5, 1971, Osage, Iowa, 50461. No at Holy Family Catholic gifts please. Church in Mason City. The couple’s children They will celebrate their are Steven (Joan) Jacobs of 40th anniversary with a Osage, Debra Jacobs (Todd) family dinner. They have Libstra of Blaine, Minn., two children: Sara, of and Dan Jacobs of Osage. Waukee, Iowa and Andy, of They have nine grandchilMason City. dren and three greatgrandchildren.
Happy 60th on 6-6.
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Happy 1st Birthday, Weston! You always brighten our day with your contagious smile and silly laugh. We love you to the moon and back! —All of our love, Dad, Mom and Izzie
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The family of Kadyn Halverson would like to thank everyone for their love and support at this tragic time. The community events have been overwhelming. Kadyn has affected everyone’s life one way or another even if they didn’t know her. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends. Again, thank you all for the love and support you have offered.
Jeff Marsh of Clear Lake, Iowa, and Jessica Palmersheim of New Hartford, Iowa, were married in Riviera Maya, Mexico, on Jan. 15, 2011. The couple resides in Cedar Falls, Iowa.
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REUNION count. If you were a graduate of Rudd or ALL SCHOOL Marble Rock and would REUNION — On June 25, like to attend the reunion 2011, there will be an All- — you are welcome to do School Reunion held at so. Once again contact the Rockford Senior High Robert or Fran for inforSchool, Rockford, Iowa. mation. If you have Registration will be on already committed to Friday from 4-8 p.m. and coming — that is great! on Saturday from 8-11 What we ask is if you a.m. in the main lobby know of any Rockford with a meal served at graduates who have not noon and a short progotten an invitation, gram to follow. Anyone please contact either who ever attended Rock- Robert or Fran and inforford Schools whether it mation will be mailed to was before the merger of them. Most of the Rudd-Rockford-Marble respondents have Rock or since is invited requested that there be a to attend. Contact plea to those living in Robert Schmitt, 641this area to please come 756-3821, or Fran as the graduates who Schmitt, 641-228-9916, have traveled miles to for details. Your RSVP is come would like to visit needed by June 10 so we with all their classmates. can get an accurate meal
A Special Thank You The Family of Louis Mayo would like to send a thank you to all for the kind words, cards, and gifts of expression on the passing of our father. Words cannot express our heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to those that held a special part in Dad’s life and for all that you have done. It means a great deal knowing Dad had touched and enriched so many lives as well as ours. Pops will be truly missed but not forgotten. Sincerely, — Family of Louis “Pops” Mayo
Thank You Thank you to our son Ross, his wife Terry, and son Mike Dirks of Milford. George’s brother Don and wife Mae Dirks for hosting our open house. It was very special. We were overwhelmed by so many attending our 50th anniversary open house. Thank you to all who attended and sent cards. Special thank you to Jim and Joyce Staley, Fred and Sandy Suntken, Ferd and Bethal Lemke, Roger and Janice Fekkers and Bev Gealow for all the work they did. We were married April 1, 1961, in the Chapin Methodist Church by Rev. Kenneth Harden. We wish we could have talked to all of you longer. Thank you, — George and Ellen Kay Dirks
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