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Mason City, Iowa âœŚ Sunday, March 17, 2013

Happy 50th Birthday Will Hunsaker!

90th Birthday Beulah Fairbanks, of Mason City, will celebrate her 90th birthday at an open house from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at St. James Lutheran Church, 1148 Fourth St. S.E., Mason City.

Married

99th Birthday Miss Auburn, 1930, Wilma Schug will be 99-years-old on March 21. She welcomes your birthday greetings at: 2060 S. Kentucky Ave., #208 Mason City, IA 50401.

Jill Wiebke and Brett Rowland were united in marriage on Aug. 4, 2012, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Mason City, Iowa.


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BIRTHDAYS Happy 40th Birthday

Beulah Fairbanks, 90 MASON CITY — Beulah Fairbanks, of Mason City, will celebrate her 90th birthday at an open house from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at St. James Lutheran Church, 1148 Fourth St. S.E., Mason City. She was born March 1, 1923. Birthday greetings may be sent to Beulah at: 2050 Hunters Ridge, Mason City, IA 50401. She requests no gifts, please.

Happy Birthday Diane!

Look Who’s 70!

Miss Auburn, 1930, Wilma Schug will be 99-years-old on March 21. She welcomes your birthday greetings at: 2060 S. Kentucky Ave., #208 Mason City, IA 50401.

Happy 80th Birthday Help us wish George Dirksen a happy 80th birthday on March 19. A card may be sent to his address: 1445 300th St., Garner, IA 50438

Thank you, George for giving your love so generously. Diane Davis, of Mason City, is celebrating her 70th birthday on March 23. She was born March 23, 1943, in Mason City. No gifts are requested, please. — From your family and friends.

Forty Is old enough to know better, And young enough to do it, anyway. Love, — Mom and Dad

OPEN HOUSE for Lorna (Albers) Thompson from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Rockwell. Please, no cards or gifts.

THANK YOU Thank You Thank you and God’s blessing to our family, relatives, and friends for the lovely cards, gifts, and best wishes. It made our 50th wedding anniversary very special. May God bless each one of you and thanks again. — Keith and Barbara Christians

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MEMORIAL

MARRIED

Laurence (Larry) Keith July 16, 1917 — March 17, 2003

Webb, Knudtson

It’s so strange that those we need And those we love the best, Are just the ones God called away And took them Home to rest. But every time I think of Dad, I seem to hear God say, Have faith and trust my promise You’ll meet again someday. We love and miss you always, — Denny, Lillie, Kathy, Dave and families

CLEAR LAKE — Briana Webb and Joseph Knudtson were united in marriage on July 21, 2012, at Zion LutherMajewski, Johannsen an Church in Clear Lake, Iowa, by the Rev. Jonathan Swenson. CEDAR FALLS — Melissa Majewski and Brian Briana is the daughter of Hugh and Marie Webb of Johannsen were united in marriage on July 14, 2012, at St. Clear Lake. Briana’s grandparents are Larry and Donna John Lutheran Church in Cedar Falls with Pastor Gary Nelson of Hanlontown, Iowa, and Audrey Webb of Hatcher officiating. Parents of the couple are Duane and Robin Majewski of Mason City. Joseph’s parents are Lisa and Thoo Tan of Mason City, Greene and Mark and Patti Johannsen of Peosta. Grandand Jay Knudtson of Forest City. He is the grandson of parents of the bride are Don and Virginia Feldman of Janice Knudtson of Forest City, Iowa. Greene and Melvin and Berdine Majewski of Charles Maid of honor was Molly Wray. Briana’s other attenCity. Grandparents of the groom are Sue Kaesbauer of dants were Alyssa Anderson, Rachel Schrodt, Jill BuckDubuque and the late Joe Kaesbauer and Brett and Dee man and Annie Meyer. Johannsen. Best man was Ben Kingland. Joseph’s other attenMaids of honor were Abby Collins and Andrea Lentz. dants were Ross Ennen, Houston Webb, Justin Birkhofer Bridesmaids were Jody Sathre, Rachel Majewski, sisterand Wes Holland. in-law of the bride, Maggie Vickers, Heather Shook and The flower girl was Reagan Buckman. Ushers were Katie Gray. Best man was John Zolondek, and groomsmen were BJ Harrison Webb, Mark Knudtson and Lloyd Buckman. Johannsen and Ben Johannsen, brothers of the groom, The bride’s personal attendant was Megan Birkhofer. Tyler Majewski, brother of the bride, Patrick Kramer, A reception was held at Ventura Community Center Brian Putnam, and Mick Callahan. and was hosted by Rod and Christy Dennis, and Dave Flower girl was Grace Feldman, cousin of the bride, and Deanna Ennen. and ring bearer was Jack Johannsen, cousin of the groom. Briana is an RN with Mercy Medical Center — North Seating guests were Jeff Olson, cousin of the groom, Iowa of Mason City, Iowa. Joseph is lead tech with VesCraig Ernzen, and Aaron Saeugling. tas Wind Technology of Ventura, Iowa. Personal attendants were Megan Danielsen and Haylie The couple honeymooned in Jamaica. The couple will Davis. Attending the guest book was Megan Feldman, reside in Forest City, Iowa. cousin of the bride. Music was performed by Andrea Lentz as soloist with Theresa Majewski, cousin of the bride, playing piano. A reception was held at the Five Sullivan Convention News, sports, opinion, celebrations, the latest Center in Waterloo. Troy and Teresa Feldman and Craig and Cathi Olsen, uncles and aunts of the couple, helped forecast, classified ads, ... It’s all available, host the event. all the time, at www.globegazette.com. Melissa is employed by Covenant Medical Center and Brian is employed by the city of Cedar Falls.


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BIRTHDAYS Happy 90th Birthday

Look who turned ‘60’ on March 15th!

Mary Beth Nelson

Gotcha! Luv Ya Sis

90th Birthday

Leona Buss, 90 SHEFFIELD — Leona Buss, of Sheffield, will celebrate her 90th birthday on March 21. She was born at Latimer. The family is planning a card shower for her. Greetings may be sent to Leona at the following address: Leona Buss 201 Johnston St. Apt. 14 Sheffield, IA 50475.

Elna Hylland will celebrate her 90th birthday on March 20. There will be an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday March 17, at Truman Helgeson Civic Center, 227 W. Main St., Lake Mills. Birthday greetings may be sent to Elna at 101 S. 12th Ave. W. Lake Mills IA 50450. No gifts, please.

Will Hunsaker, of Clear Lake, will celebrate his 50th birthday Tuesday, March 19. He is the pastor of the Clear Lake Open Bible Church and is also known as the “Yellow Bass Man.” Help us celebrate by sending him a card at this address: 714 S. Third St., Clear Lake, IA 50428.

A family celebration will be held at a later day.

THANK YOU

We love you! — From your family

ACHIEVEMENTS

and your prayer will be Illinois Central answered. Publication of Many thanks to everythanks must be promised. President’s List one who sent cards and Thank you St. Jude. EAST PEORIA, Ill. — made phone calls for my — B.A. Christoph J. Sorensen, of 90th birthday. Osage, was named to the A m y W e b n e r will cele— Lester Peshak Thank You Happy birthday! President’s List at Illinois brate her 90th birthday Thank you to all of you — Love your family. Central College for the fall St. Jude’s Novena: with a “SURPRISE” party that remembered me on 2012 semester. from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May the Sacred Heart of my 80th birthday. I really The academic honor is March 23, at the Holiday Jesus be adored, glorified, appreciate all the cards, presented to students who Inn Express Banquet phone calls, birthday loved and preserved earn a perfect 4.0 grade Room, 3041 Fourth St. throughout the world now wishes and gifts I received. point average, based on a A Thank You S.W., Mason City. Also to everyone who and forever. Sacred Heart 4.0 scale. What a wonderful day. Thanks to all who sent the If you can’t attend and attended my party, I thank of Jesus pray for us. St. over 70 cards, the phone calls and e-mails and those wish to send her a birthday Jude, helper of the hopeyou for making my day a who thought of me on my day. For the Olive Garden and greeting, please do so after less, pray for us. St. Jude, special one. It means so Check us out online @ Outback meals and the railroad train cake. God bless you March 23, at: 639 S. Van much to me. worker of miracles, pray all. Buren Ave., Mason City, IA for us. Pray this prayer for globegazette.com — LaVonne Smidt — Cliff Poland 50401. nine days, nine times a day

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AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS O’Conner graduates with honors

Forest City Speech results

FOREST CITY — The Forest City Individual Speech Team competed at the State Individual Speech Tournament March 9, at Starmont High School. Forest City took 36 entries and received 28 Division I ratings. Coaches for the speech team are: Scott Bertelsen, Julie Keely and Dan May. Results are as follows: Division I Ratings Poetry — Dan Happel, Jessica Tweeten, Sarri Happel Carrie Brcka, Staff Sgt. Andrew Hannah May. O’Connor just completed Prose — Joe Coombs, an Army three month Zach Lillquist, Maddie course in Field Tactics and Walter, Russell Scharper. Advanced Computer SysRadio News — Tyler tems. He graduated with Tweeten, Micah Bang. distinguished honors, with Original Oratory — a 98 percent GPA (grade Austin Adams. point average). He is in the Public Address — Transportation ManageTyler Tweeten. ment Coordinating Unit at Literary Program — Ft. Bliss in El Paso, Texas. Lydia Aberg, Cheyanne He is the son of David and Chapin. Kim O’Connor, of Storytelling — AmanSheffield. da Post, Sarri Happel, Jon Sanasinh, Cheyanne PAS conference Chapin. Solo Musical Theatre attendee — Russell Scharper, Jake SIOUX CENTER — Parks, Jessica Tweeten. Parker Merritt, of Mason Acting — Zach LilCity, took part in the lquist, Amanda Post. spring Iowa PAS (PostAfter Dinner Speaking Secondary Agriculture — Collin Hertzer, Dan Students) Conference in Happel, Hannah May. Ankeny, Feb. 4-5. Improvisation — Jake Merritt is a junior at Parks. Dordt College majoring in Division II Ratings agriculture, with an Prose — Levi Rogeemphasis in plant science. ness, Emily Koch. He qualified for the S o l o Musical Theatre National PAS Conference. — Madeline Slater. Merritt was part of a Improvisation — Skye Dordt College team that Newcom, Dylan Alberttook fourth place in the son. College Bowl and first Acting — Lydia Aberg, place in the Crops SpecialAngela Haugen. ist contest. He also took Literary Program — eighth place in the PreciTanner Smoley. sion Ag contest.

Chosen as state finalists in the National American Miss Iowa Pageant

Mariah Theilen, 13, of Mason City, was chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Iowa Pageant to be held April 13-14, at the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center in Waterloo. She is the daughter of Michelle Case, of Mason City, and Paul Theilen, of Fertile. The National American Miss pageants are held for girls ages 4-18, and have five different age divisions. Mariah will be participating in the junior teen age division. Her activities include volleyball, dance and gymnastics. She also enjoys modeling and photography. Her sponsors include Mason City Chiropractic, Clear Lake Bank and Trust, Glen’s Tire Service, and Ray’s Collision.

Oxford College Merit List ATLANTA, Ga. — Simona Curhova, of Osage, was named to the Merit List at Oxford College. Students must earn a grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the previous semester to be named to the Merit List.

Emma Simon, 9, was chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Iowa Pageant to be held April 13-14 at the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center in Waterloo. The National American Miss pageants are held for girls ages 4-18, and have five different age divisions. Emma will be participating in the junior pre-teen age division, along with other young ladies from across the state of Iowa. Her sponsors include: Century 21 PreferredLucy Brunner, and Fitness 24-Danika Buckley.

Gabriella Simon, 11, was chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Iowa Pageant to be held April 13-14, at the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center in Waterloo. The National American Miss pageants are held for girls ages 4-18, and have five different age divisions. Gabriella will be participating in the preteen age division, along with other young ladies from across the state of Iowa. Her sponsors include: Century 21 PreferredLucy Brunner, and Fitness 24- Danika Buckley.

Lilei Joy Simon , 7, was chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Iowa Pageant to be held April 13-14 at the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center in Waterloo. The National American Miss pageants are held for girls ages 4-18, and have five different age divisions. Lilei will be participating in the princess age division, along with other young ladies from across the state of Iowa. Her sponsors include Century 21 PreferredLucy Brunner, Fitness 24- Danika Buckley.

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MARRIED

ANNIVERSARY Charlie and Ramona Pierce

Hoeger, Peterson

Wiebke, Rowland MASON CITY — Jill Wiebke and Brett Rowland were united in marriage on Aug. 4, 2012, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Mason City, Iowa, by Pastor Mark Lavrenz. Jill is the daughter of Dean and Anita Wiebke of Mason City. Brett’s parents are Bill and Michelle Rowland of Mason City. Maid of honor was Anne Buchele. Jill’s other attendants were Emily DeLong and Kristine Smith. Best man was Mitch Meier. Brett’s other attendants were Kevin Reineking and Matt Wiebke. Soloist was Ivan Hurd on the piano. The bride’s personal attendant was Blythe Polito. A reception was held at Clarion Inn. Jill graduated from Wartburg College in 2009, and the University of Tulsa in 2011. Jill is a student at the University of Tulsa, Tulsa,Okla. Brett graduated from Iowa State University in 2011. Brett is a student at the University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Okla. The couple honeymooned in Jamaica. The couple will reside in Tulsa, Okla.

NEW VIENNA — Jacklyn Hoeger and Matthew Peterson were united in marriage on July 28, 2012, at Saint Boniface Catholic Church in New Vienna, Iowa, by the Rev. Michael Amadeo of Des Moines. Jacklyn is the daughter of John and Deb Hoeger of Dyersville. Matthew’s parents are Brad and Patti Peterson of Mason City. Maid of honor was Kara Hoeger. Jacklyn’s other attendants were Kaitlin Hoeger, Leanne Hoeger, Abbey Peterson and Whitney Peterson. Best man was Chris Kloberdanz. Matthew’s other attendants were Tom Frelund, Phil Schriver, Jon Kessler and Keith Hyland. The flower girl was Selma Brett. The attendant of the rings was Rachael Hoeger. Dinner and dance followed at the New Vienna City Hall, with hostesses Jenny Podrebarac and

Celebrating 50 Years!

Sarah Seligman. Jacklyn is a middle school teacher at Holy Trinity Catholic School in Des Moines, Iowa. Matthew is director of information technology at Marketlink in Des Moines, Iowa. The couple honeymooned in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. The couple will reside in Des Moines, Iowa.

Your presence is their gift. Cards may be sent to 4738 Zinnia Ave., St. Ansgar, IA 50472 The couple’s children are: Cindy (Pierce) and Brian Hoeg, who live in South Elgin, Ill.; Deanne (Pierce) and Mark Johnson, who live in Centennial, Colo.; and Tom Pierce, who lives in rural St. Ansgar. They have six grandchildren.

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THANK YOU

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Thank You Larry and Judy Staudt would like to thank everyone that sent beautiful cards, flowers, gift certificates and all the best wishes we received for our 50th anniversary. We had a beautiful day with our family. Thanks to Bill and Joyce Dolan for helping prepare our dinner. Thanks to Monsignor Brunken for renewing our wedding vows at mass.

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Party & Event Planning

ANNIVERSARIES Chambers, 50 years WATERLOO — John Chambers and Paula (Wendel) Chambers of Waterloo, Iowa, were married March 23, 1963, at the United Methodist Church, in Marble Rock, Iowa. The couple will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013, at St. Andrews Church, 1926 Sager Ave. in Waterloo. The couple has requested no gifts please. The couple’s family includes Tammy Chambers (Grace), Tresa Habinck (John, Jordan, and

Haley), and Melissa Haberstich (Cory, Addyson, and Macy). They have five grandchildren.

Happy 1st Anniversary Thomas Mooney and Stephanie (Froiland) Mooney of Ventura were married March 9, 2012, at Sandals Grande Riviera Resort in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. The couple’s children are Summer and Isaiah. Happy 1st Anniversary, Thomas and Stephanie Mooney. Love, Mom and Dad Froiland

THANK YOU Prayer to the Blessed Virgin (Never Known to Fail) Oh, Most Beautiful Flower of Mt. Carmel, Fruitful Vine, Splendor of Heaven, Blessed Mother of the Son of God, Immaculate Virgin, assist me in my necessity. Oh Star of the Son, help me and show me herein you are my Mother. Oh, Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and Earth, I humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to succor me in my necessity (make request). There are none that can withstand your power. Oh Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee (three times). Holy Mary, I place this cause in your hands (three times). Say this prayer for three consecutive days. You must publish it and it will be granted to you.

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ENGAGED

ANNIVERSARIES

Woodruff, Wiegmann

Wenzel, 60 years

SAMANTHA WOODRUFF, of Allison, Iowa, is the daughter of Linda Woodruff and the late Scott Woodruff of Rudd, Iowa. Samantha graduated from the University of Iowa, and is employed by Exceptional Persons Inc. in Waterloo, Iowa. MICHAEL WIEGMANN, of Allison, is the son of Terri Wiegmann of Allison, and Connie Engels and Robert Wiegmann of Marble Rock, Iowa. Michael

BELMOND — George Wenzel and Millie Smit Wenzel of Belmond, Iowa, were married March 18, 1953, at Zion Reformed Church parsonage, in rural Sheffield, Iowa. The couple will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a celebration at a later date. Cards can be sent to George and Millie Wenzel at 1150 Washington Ave., Belmond, IA 50421. The couple’s children and their spouses are Dennis and Barb Janssen of Newton, Chuck and Deb

is employed by M&N Heating and Cooling in Rockwell, Iowa. The couple will be married at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 20, 2013, at St. James Lutheran Church in Allison, Iowa.

MARRIED Potter — Prescott Engagement LINDSEY POTTER is the daughter of Doug and Deb Potter of Joice. She is a graduate of Forest City High School and the University of Northern Iowa. Lindsey is employed by Prairie Lakes Church in Cedar Falls. JORDAN PRESCOTT is the son of Kent and Diane Prescott of Waverly. He is a Waverly Home School graduate. Jordan is employed by Fareway in Waverly and is a baseball coach for Waverly/Shell Rock School. The couple will be married on May 18 at Twin Lakes Bible Camp.

ENGAGED Fischels, Ross STEPHANIE FISCHELS, of San Diego, Calif., is the daughter of Diane and Randy Fischels of Mason City, Iowa. Stephanie graduated from Newman Catholic High School in 2003. She received her BSN from the University of Iowa in 2008 and is a Registered Nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, Calif. BRANDON ROSS, of San Diego, Calif., is the son of Jim Ross and the late Sharon Ross of Fairfield, Iowa. Brandon graduated from Fairfield High School in 2004. He received a degree in Psychology from the University of Iowa in 2008. He is employed as an Explosive

Logan, Nelson KONA, Hawaii — Cindy Logan and Daniel Nelson were united in marriage on Jan. 14, 2013, at Old Airport Beach in Kona, Hawaii, by Tullos Jones. Cindy is the daughter of Jeanette Logan and Dennis Niehaus of Mason City, and the late Richard L. Logan. Daniel’s parents are Jim and Nan Nelson of Kirbyville, Mo. Maid of honor was Lori White. Best man was A.J. Hodgell. Ring bearers were Ty and Jaxen Peterson. Cindy graduated from Nora Springs-Rock Falls High School, North Iowa Area Community College, and the University of

Abdelrhman, Laaveg CLEAR LAKE — Nadia Abdelrhman and Philip Laaveg were united in marriage on March 4, 2013, at home of Joel and Gina Laaveg in Clear Lake, Iowa, Ordinance Disposal Techni- by the Rev. Lee Laaveg. cian in the United States Nadia is the daughter of Navy and is stationed in San Marta Struszczyk of HarriDiego, Calif. son, N.J. Philip’s parents The couple will be marare Joel and Gina Laaveg of ried on Sunday, April 7, Clear Lake. Best man was 2013, at Now Jade Resort Daniel Laaveg. and Spa in Riviera Maya, The couple will reside in Mexico. Los Angeles, Calif.

McCloud of Perry, Jim and Peggy Hutchison of O’Fallen, Ill., Mark and Nancy Barkema of Goodell, Tom and Lynette Tschumper of Winona, Minn., Brad and Julie Berneman of Belmond. They have 16 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.

Peterson, 70 years

Phoenix. She is employed by Grimes Family Physicians of Grimes, Iowa. Daniel graduated from Nora Springs-Rock Falls High School, NIACC, and the University of Northern Iowa. Daniel is employed by Iowa Army National Guard of Johnston, Iowa. The couple will reside in Grimes.

Allen and Arlene (Johnson) Peterson of Ventura, Iowa, were married March 21, 1943, at Clear Lake, Iowa. Cards can be sent to Allen and Arlene Peterson at 203 West View Drive, Ventura, Iowa 50482. The couple have a daughter Barbara and her husband Keith Christians; and a son Ken and his fiancée Marcia. They have four grandsons, David of Garner, Kevin of Coralville, Eric of Marion and Kyle of Mason City. They also have eight greatgrandchildren.

Happy Anniversary Dad and Mom. We love you, Barbara, Ken and Families

BRIDAL SHOWER Open House Bridal Shower You are invited to an open house bridal shower honoring Shea Kruger from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at the Grafton Community Center. She is registered at Target and Younkers. Her parents are Neil and Laurene Kruger. Grandparents are Gail and Sharon Gordon and Maxine and the late Edward Kruger.


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