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Engaged Bonnie Hamilton and Larry Small will be married at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at Hidden Lake Gardens in Adrian, Mich.

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Engaged Sandy Arispe, of Forest City, and Michael Arispe, of Mason City, announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Alicia, to Jonathan Dlouhy, son of Ron and Julie Dlouhy of Newton. The couple will be married in June.

Charity Marie Ward will celebrate her 89th birthday, May 10. Birthday greetings may be sent to her at: P.O. Box 455, Rockwell, IA 50469.

We Love You! Happy Birthday, Mom! — Your family

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Theresa Amos, Section Designer ✦ GLOBE GAZETTE CELEBRATIONS

BIRTHDAYS Dave Eggerth, 60

Nancy Eggerth, 60

+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.

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

Look who’s turning the BIG 60! Happy Birthday Nancy Eggerth.

Happy Birthday Dave Eggerth!

Birth Announcements: Standard birth

Send cards to: 1450 310th St., Forest City, IA 50436.

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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.) announcements will be published free of charge without a photo. Custom wording & photos are an additional charge. (See chart below.)

Send cards to: P.O. Box 152, Ventura, IA 50482.

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

Glen Losen, 80 MASON CITY — Glen Losen, of Mason City, will observe his 80th birthday on May 13. He will celebrate with a family dinner on May 19. Greetings may be sent to Glen at the following address: 215 S. Ohio Ave., Mason City, IA 50401. He requests no gifts, please.

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.

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.

Charles “Charlie” Callahan, 80

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ROCKWELL — Charles “Charlie” Callahan, of Rockwell, will celebrate his 80th birthday at a family dinner. He was born May 7, 1932, in Rockwell. Cards can be sent to Charles “Charlie” Callahan at: P.O.Box 435, Rockwell, IA 50469. He requests no gifts, please.

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The Marble Rock Community fondly remembers two fun-loving friends and business men both now gone 20 years.

Henry Matthew Rasmuson SWALEDALE — Matt and Lauren Rasmuson, of Swaledale, are the parents of a son, Henry Matthew, born at 7:47 p.m. Nov. 12, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center — Des Moines. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 21 inches long. Henry Matthew is welcomed by big sister, Claire Elizabeth. Grandparents are Wolf and Mary Meier, of Mason City, and Mark and Brenda Rasmuson, of Clear Lake. Great-grandparents are Wayne and Sharon Dodge


and Richard and Kathy Rasmuson, all of Mason City, and great-great grandmother is Katherine Wood, of Woden.

ANNIVERSARY Worsley, 50 years CLEAR LAKE — Bill Worsley and Maxine Hanson Worsley of Clear Lake, Iowa, were married May 5, 1962, at Zion Lutheran Church in Clear Lake, Iowa. The couple will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family gathering this summer. Cards can be sent to Bill and Maxine Worsley at 2604 N. Shore Drive, Clear Lake, IA 50428. They have two children Worsley and Chris Borey, Des Moines, Iowa. They Joleen and Bob Dewald, Knoxville, Tenn., and Jody have four grandchildren.

Danny Dale Hillman 1946 — 1992 (Danny Hillman Trucking) And William (Bill) Thieman 1941 — 1992 (Bill’s Plumbing, Heating & Hardware) Even though Danny and Bill are now gone The special memories live on — In that special place within the heart Where loved ones never do part.

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The family of Frances A. Kelley would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our friends and relatives for all the caring phone calls, food, flowers and money for her memorial. We are so fortunate to have so many that cared for mom. Some cards had only first names and no addresses so please accept our apology if you did not across America. Special receive a personal thank shout-outs to: Tracy Kad- you as you were not intening at Hy-Vee East, Bumtionally left out. Thanks to bleberry Bakery, Coffee all. Cat, Hy-Vee East Bakery, — Janice Turnbull Hy-Vee West Bakery, and family Perkins, Pro’s, Mike Rohrer Jim and Joetta Kelley from Pritchards, Pizza and family Ranch. Last but not least, I Jerry and Connie Kelley couldn’t have done it and family without our generous and Jim and Joyce Fountas talented local bakers, you and family all rock!! Jeff and Lisa Kelley — Bethany Crabb and family

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THANK YOU Thank You A big thank you to my family and friends for making my 80th birthday such a memorable occasion. All the cards, gifts and greetings were much appreciated. A special “thank you” to Jane, Jamie and Jodi for making it all happen! —Jim (Slim) Bonner

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Thank you to everyone Reliable Service” who came to our surprise 40th anniversary party and to those who sent cards, well wishes and Plumbing & gifts. Also a very special Heating Co, Inc. “Thank You” to our family for all you did to make the occasion so special. We are blessed. Hamilton, Small Carpenter, VandeLune 319 - 1st Street N. E., Mason City, Iowa — Randy and Sandy BONNIE HAMILTON, of Adrian, Mich., is the Kristi Carpenter of Mason City, Iowa, is the daughter of Schweizer daughter of Douglas and Joyce Willitts of Clayton, Mich. Jackie Carpenter of Mason City, Iowa, and Richard Carpenter of Rockwell, Iowa. She is employed by Opportuni- Bonnie is a 24/7 caregiver to her mother. LARRY SMALL, of Clear Lake, Iowa, is the son of ty Village in Clear Lake, Iowa. Wencil and Roberta Small of Rembrandt, Iowa. Larry Mark VandeLune of Mason City, Iowa, is the son of Lowell and Lois VandeLune of Pella, Iowa. He is employed graduated from Iowa State University, and is owner and operator of Happy Trails Wrecker Service in Clear Lake, by Canadian, Pacific Railroad in Mason City, Iowa. Iowa. The couple will be married at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May The couple will be married at 3 p.m. on Saturday, 26, 2012, at First Assembly of God Church in Mason City, $ Sept. 8, 2012, at Hidden Lake Gardens in Adrian, Mich. Iowa. Z425 WITH 54-INCH DECK




Brad and Wendy Janson along with Burt and Kathy Bottjen announce the upcoming wedding of Benjamin Janson to Aman da Bottjen after proposing under the ISU Campanile in June. Ben is a 2008 graduate of Mason City High School and 2012 graduate of Iowa State University with a BS in Microbiology and Genetics. He will be attending John Hopkins School of Medicine starting Fall 2012. Amanda is a 2008 graduate of Algona High School and 2012 graduate of ISU with a BS in Biology. She will be attending Notre

Thank you The Mason City Woman’s Club thanks all that donated to and/or bought books from our annual book sale this past October. We were very pleased to donate 100% of the proceeds to Crisis Intervention and Trinity House of Hope. We won’t be hosting a book sale this fall but encourage you to donate your used books to the Humane Society, the Mason City Public Library, or another sale to give your Dame of Maryland Univer- books a second life. sity to pursue a Masters of We also thank everyone Arts in Teaching degree that attended our Spring this Fall. Style Show and Luncheon A July wedding is last month. It was a great planned. success thanks to the

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THANK YOU (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 your request.) There are none that can withstand your power. Oh Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee (3x). Holy Mary, I place this cause in your hands (3x). Say this prayer for three consecutive days. You must publish this and it will be granted to you.

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. — M.F.

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. Thank you Oh, Holy Mary, Mother May the Sacred Heart of of God, Queen of Heaven Jesus be adored, glorified, and Earth, I humbly loved and preserved beseech you from the botthroughout the world now tom of my heart to succor and forever. St. Jude, me in my necessity (make worker of miracles, pray your request.) for us. St. Jude, hope of the There are none that can helpless, pray for us. Say withstand your power. nine times a day for four Oh Mary, conceived days, then publish. Your without sin, pray for us prayer will be answered who have recourse to thee without failure. (3x). Thank you St. Jude. Holy Mary, I place this cause in your hands (3x). Prayer to the Say this prayer for three Blessed Virgin consecutive days. (Never Known to Fail) You must publish this Oh, Most Beautiful and it will be granted to Flower of Mt. Carmel, you. Fruitful Vine, Splendor of Heaven, Blessed Mother of Thank You The 27th Annual the Son of God, Immaculate Virgin, assist me in my MCHS/Newman 2012 Substance Free Post Prom necessity. Oh Star of the Son, help Party was held from 12:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. Sunday, me and show me herein April 29, at NIACC. Junior you are my Mother.

and senior students who attend Mason City and Newman High Schools and their guest were invited to attend the event. A portion of the funding for Post Prom came from a bake sale and the selling of HyVee coupon books. Donations from area businesses and private individuals made the event a tremendous success. Some of this year’s activities included Casino games, a Zumba class, inflatable games (a slide, miniature golf, basketball hoop, and Twister), karaoke, a photo booth and a hypnotist. Great food consisting of pizza, wings, fruit kabobs, cookies, crackers, Runts, Swedish fish, and pop and water was available. Some of the prizes given away included iPads, a Wii system, Garmin Navigator, Kindle Fire, microwave, TV, luggage, and a gaming chair. A HUGE thank you goes out to NIACC, area businesses, private donors and all the individuals who worked together to provide a safe and memorable Post Prom for our students. — 2012 Post Prom Publicity Committee

Thank You The Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (S.A.L.T.) Organization would like to thank the following businesses, groups and persons who assisted with our Spring Forum April 26 at the Mason City Senior Center: Armour Eckrich, Clear Lake Fareway, Kraft Foods, Mason City Fareway, Pepsi Americas, Whiskey Creek Woodfire, Mason City Senior Center, Kaplan University Criminal Justice students, Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office, Laurie Lietz and the Surf Ballroom, Kathie Vix, Kim Doughty and Shirley Stephan. Also thanks for

Schueller and Pastor Kent Mechler for their ministry to Juanita and the eucharistic ministers from St. Joseph and Holy Family churches who gave her communion on weekends and got her to mass. A special thank you to Todd and Renee Hoeppner, Venola Diegel, Linda and Thank You Steve Duvall and Mary and My recent stroke Brian Snell for providing brought many people into meals for our family. my life that sometimes I Juanita’s loving family took for granted. I want to and friends, we love you express great admiration to and thank you for never all the doctors, nurses, forgetting her. therapists, friends and God bless you abunfamily. Your care, well dantly and we graciously wishes and help brought thank you. me through a difficult — The Quinones Family time. I have been truly and all the nieces and blessed by your caring and nephews generosity. — Mindy Brunner THANK YOU! Thank you for all the Thank you birthday cards, phone calls Thank you for the loving and gifts. care Juanita Quinones got Made for a “special” at Cornerstone Assisted 65th day! Lots of smiles, Living and the Memory laughter, and joy! Unit at Good Shepherd. Thanks again for thinkA big thank you to Rev. ing of me! Kenneth Gehling, Fr. Craig — Bob Powell Steimel, Rev. Michael the programs presented by Mark Domino, Mike McKelvey, and Renee Bartling. We appreciate the organizations who provided booths and anyone else who helped in any way. — S.A.L.T. Organization Leona Buffington

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KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — Nathan Hardy, of Mason City, Iowa, was among 42 students recently inducted into the Delta of Missouri Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at Truman State University. He is a senior philosophy and religion major at Truman State, and is the son of Dan and Nora Hardy, of Mason City. The Truman State University chapter of Phi Beta Kappa received its national charter January 2001, and is one of only four campuses in the state to receive a Phi Beta Kappa charter. Phi Beta Kappa is the nation’s oldest undergraduate academic honor society in the liberal arts and sciences. It was founded in 1776 at the College of William and Mary. Currently chapters exist at 280 institutions of higher learning throughout the United States.

To qualify for the trip, students must be high school sophomores or juniors, living in the Hampton-Dumont, CAL, West Fork, or AGWSR (Ackley-Geneva-Wellsburg-Steamboat Rock) school districts, or their parents must be members of Franklin REC. The selection process also includes a test and interview. Whitney Ringleb, daughter of Harold and Karen Ringleb, Hampton, was selected as the Youth Tour at-large representative, selected by the IAEC (Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives) in Des Moines. The at-large representative is a sophomore or junior whose parent is employed by an electric cooperative that is a member of the IAEC.

Chosen to attend Girls State

NORA SPRINGS — Abagail Johnson, of Nora Springs, was chosen by the Osage American Legion #278, to attend the annual session of the Iowa American Legion Johnson Auxiliary Girls State, June 17-22, on the campus of Iowa State University, Ames. She is the daughter of Mark and Lori Johnson. Johnson is one of Rural Electric approximately 300 young Youth Tour women attending Iowa Girls State who have comHAMPTON — Brenna Menning, of Hampton, will pleted their junior year of high school and will study participate in the Iowa Rural Electric Youth Tour, city, county and state govJune 15-21, in Washington, ernment processes. She was chosen to attend Iowa D.C. She is sponsored by Girls State on the basis of the Franklin (REC) Rural interest, leadership and Electric Cooperative. She is the daughter of Kreg and scholastic qualities. She attends Osage High Angie Menning, Hampton.

School and is involved in the following activities: dance, cheerleading, Youth for Christ, Hanford youth group and works as a dishwasher at the Nora Inn Restaurant. Iowa Girls State citizens set up their own city, county and state governments and administer them according to the laws of Iowa. They participate in legislative sessions, campaigning, party rallies, debating and voting. In addition to their political activities, the girls hear several motivational speakers, along with local and state government officials.

Kappa must have a 3.5 grade point average, completed 12 semester hours at NIACC and be enrolled in at least three semester hours of classes. This year’s Phi Theta Kappa inductees at NIACC are: BELMOND — Amber Heaberlin, Rachel Martens. BLUE GRASS — Erica Holliday. BRISTOW — Sarah Rowson. BRITT — Dillon Johanson, Jennifer Miller, Shinobu Peterson, Karen Sporaa. BUFFALO CENTER — Tricia Knudson. CHARLES CITY — Cory Gregg, Gina Havens, Shelby Hicks, Yung-Feng Bill Oleson Liu, Stephen Starr. Scholarship recipient CLEAR LAKE — MASON CITY — Kailee Katharine Elson, Angela Hesley, Larry Hesley, Hrubetz was named the Jacqueline Mormann, 2012 Bill Oleson ScholarNadia Nikoueiha, ship recipient, in the Stephanie Olk, William amount of $1,000. This scholarship is pre- Tabor, Hannah Vavrik. DUMONT — Kimberly sented annually by the Bill Oleson Scholarship Selec- Burman. FOREST CITY — tion Committee of the Josephine Anderson, First United Methodist Cody Lauritsen. Church, Mason City. GARNER — Michael Hrubetz is the daughter of Jim and Kathy Hrubetz, Boehnke, Angela Hrubes, Mason City. She is a senior Jennifer Pierce, Breanna Scott. at Mason City High GRAFTON — Garrett School, and will attend North Iowa Area Commu- Cole. HAMPTON — Joel nity College this fall, to DeYounge, Genevieve begin studies toward a Perkins. medical career. HANLONTOWN — Ethan Losee. Students inducted JOICE — Aaron Miller. KANAWHA — Leah into honor society Deutsch, Diane Schreur. M A S O N CITY — KENSETT — Benjamin North Iowa Area ComNettleton. munity College inducted LAKE MILLS — Levi 109 students into the colDahle, Rodney Harang. lege’s Alpha Psi Beta LELAND — Joran chapter of Phi Theta Durby, Jordan Harang. Kappa, an international MANLY — Robert honor society recognizing the academic accom- Corell-Johanns, Kelly Meighan. plishments of students MARBLE ROCK — attending two-year colKacie Abell. leges. MASON CITY — AshInductees of Phi Theta

ley Alvarez, Damian Beard, Tanya Beyer, Amber Broesder, Ryan Burnett, Thomas Curtis, Dalton Ebel, Linae Escher, Antonio Evans, Stephanie Faulkner, Brandon Glaze, Jennifer Grandgenett, Abbey Hall, Patrick Hernandez, William Hicok, Robert Jacobs, Josselyn Jorgensen, Matt Kleckner, Emily Loveless, Sharon Nitchals, Matthew Onofrio, Terri Patchen, Scott Redman, Jaquelyn Saewert, Candace Schamber, Ryan Schupick, Kathleen Shaman, Hannah Sinnwell, Mikayla Smith, Callie Snitker, Dale Spilman, Whitney Springer, Sarah Steinauer, Ryan Voves, Brandi Weis, Moriah Wendel, Dennis Wilson. NEVADA — Trent Dittmer. NEW HAMPTON — Jessica Schwickerath. NORA SPRINGS — Parker Boyd, Alan Engels, Kathryn Lang. NORTHWOOD — Jeffery Lau, Devona Maher, Kaye Grahn. OSAGE — Jereme Baldus, Lisa Moss, Charlene Mostek, Bjorn Tornes, Nicholas Weipert. PLYMOUTH — Val Jurgena. RICEVILLE — Daniel Bodtke. ROCKFORD — Elizabeth Elin, Curtis Marker. ROCKWELL — Wyatt Brown, Shari Kisner, Tamara Schulte, Adam Wedmore. RUDD — John Clark. SHEFFIELD — Jacob Lage. TITONKA — Lee Carlton. VENTURA — Tami Meyering, Janice Waldron. WATERLOO — Nancy Lam JAKARTA, INDONESIA — Deya Faaghna.

People to People MASON CITY — Jayden Harris and Riley Bonzer, of Mason City, have been accepted into the People to People Student Ambassador Program, an educational travel program founded by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Jayden is the daughter of Brian and Brenda Harris. Riley is the son of Craig and Wendy Bonzer. Both are eighth graders at John Adams Middle School Chase Kuecker, of Prairie City, and grandson of Paul Olson, of Mason City, is also a student ambassador who will be traveling with the People to People Iowa delegation. They are among 17 students from Iowa touring the United Kingdom, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, June 10-28. Each can earn academic credit while getting to know the people, culture and history of the places they visit. Dwight D. Eisenhower founded the People to People International Student Ambassador Program in 1956 with the goal of developing leadership skills by promoting world peace and understanding through America’s youth.

La James graduates MASON CITY — Linda Ferguson and Christen Cody are recent graduates of La James College. Ferguson received her degree in the career of nail technology. She is employed at Aesthetic Touch Day Spa in Mason City. Cody received her degree in the career of massage therapy at La’James College. She is working at Glitter Spalon, Mason City.

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AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS Iowa Academy of Science meeting STORM LAKE — Molly Urness, of Clarion, and Marc Legge, of Garner, made presentations at the Iowa Academy of Science annual meeting April 20-21, in Mason City. Both are students at BVU (Buena Vista University), Storm Lake. Twenty-nine BVU students, mostly biology majors, made 31 individual and group poster and oral presentations at the event, held at North Iowa Area Community College. This is the largest group of BVU students in over two decades who have made presentations at the Iowa Academy of Science annual meeting.

THANK YOU Thank You THANK YOU to all who donated, planned, helped out, and came to Jim’s benefit. It was a beautiful tribute to Jim and our family. It was good to see old friends and extended family, and all of your well wishes, prayers and efforts on our behalf are greatly appreciated. It was humbling and overwhelming, and a warm reminder that we should all be thankful to be living in an area where people are so willing to give and to help others in times of need. We would like to thank God for working through all of you and thank the awesome caretakers at the entire Mayo system, the Mercy Cancer Center, and the Gift of Life Transplant House. And to thank President Obama for his health care plan which entitles everyone to reasonable health care. You may follow Jim’s progress at Again our deepest thanks, — Jim and Marilyn Merfeld, Nick, Bob, Sarah and families

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BIRTHDAYS Happy Golden Birthday!

Happy 89th Birthday!

Brogan is 10 on May 10

Charity Marie Ward will celebrate her 89th birthday, May 10. Birthday greetings may be sent to her at: P.O. Box 455, Rockwell, IA 50469.

Love, Mom, Dad, Courtney, Mackenzie, Peyton, Noni and Papa


Arispe, Dlouhy Sandy Arispe, of Forest City, and Michael Arispe, of Mason City, announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Alicia, to Jonathan Dlouhy, son of Ron and Julie Dlouhy of Newton. Alicia is a 2005 graduate of Forest City High School and a 2009 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa with a marketing degree. She is employed as an operations analyst at Wells Fargo in West Des Moines. Jonathan is a 2009 graduate of Iowa State University and is employed as a marketing coordinator at Architecture Wall Systems in West Des Moines. The couple will be married in June.

Pretty Nifty for 60

We Love You! Happy Birthday, Mom! — Your family

Let everyone know just how special MOM is • Color photo will appear in Celebrations on Sunday May 13th • Complete the entry form below, enclose a photo and payment of $15.00 and mail to:

Mother’s Day Celebrations


c/o Globe Gazette, PO Box 271, Mason City, IA 50402-0271 OR drop off at our office @ 300 N Washington, Mason City, IA Questions? Call 641-423-2274

MOTHER’S DAY PHOTO ENTRY FORM Deadline for all photos is Monday, May 7, 2012 @ 4:30PM

BIRTHDAY MASON CITY — Ronald Grein, of Mason City, will celebrate his 80th birthday with a family dinner. Ron was born May 7, 1932. Cards may be sent to: 331 24th St. S.W., Mason City, IA 50401.

Happy 80th Birthday! — Love, your family

Phone Number ___________________________ We all love you!

Address _______________________________

Have a Happy Birthday

City/State/Zip ___________________________

Becky Johnston!

THANK YOU Thank you Thanks to everyone who made my 90th birthday a happy occasion. Special thanks to Anna and Brodie. — Joyce Schweizer

Mother’s Full Name ________________________

Marie Thomas’ 85th birthday with a card shower, May 10. Greetings may be sent to: 1310 Third St. N.W., Mason City, IA 50401.

Happy Birthday, Mom, Grandma, and GreatGrandma! Love you!

Message (Twenty word max)________________ _____________________________________ _____________________________________ _____________________________________


Ronald Grein, 80

Person submitting photo____________________

Celebrations Each additional word is $.25

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