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Birthday 100th Birthday Virgil Ouverson, of Fertile, will celebrate his 100th birthday at an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, at Church of Christ, Fertile.

Engagement Boehnke, Davison Dr. Shanna Boehnke of Bondurant, Iowa, and Dylan Davison of Mason City, Iowa, will be married on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at United Presbyterian Church in Garner, Iowa.

Award & Achievement Way To Go Jared! Lance Corporal Jared Foster has been awarded the “Marine of the Quarter” honor.

Birthday 99th Birthday A card shower is planned for Lucile Bailey, of Mason City, who will celebrate her 99th birthday, Nov. 21.

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How To Submit Your Items 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.

Look Who’s 55

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

Orville Anderson will be celebrating his 55th birthday on Nov. 18. Happy Birthday and enjoy being semi-retired! Love, — Nancy, Jordan, Bobby, Ashley, Nicole and Landon

Virgil Ouverson, 100 FERTILE —  Virgil Ouverson, of Fertile, will celebrate his 100th birthday at an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, at the Church of Christ, Fertile. He requests no gifts, please. Virgil was born Nov. 30, 1913 in Fertile. Cards can be sent to him at the following address: 101 W. Hill St., Fertile, IA 50434.

Birthday Guess Who is 75? She lives at 306 E. Lake St., Ventura, IA 50482. Happy Birthday from her husband, Troy and Dana, Twyla and Bryant, Tom and Dawn and their families.

Anniversaries: At 25 years or more, we will publish the standard announcement free of charge. Anniversaries of less than 25 years can be published as a Day to Remember starting at $26.50. Custom wording & photos are an additional charge. (See chart below.)


Birth Announcements: Standard birth

Ethel Schoenwetter, 90

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.)

KLEMME —  Ethel Schoenwetter, of Klemme, will be celebrating her 90th birthday on Nov. 26. You are invited to help her celebrate at an open house from 2-4 on Sunday, Nov. 24 at the United Methodist Church in Klemme. Cards can be sent to Ethel at: 514 E. Pauls Drive, Klemme, IA 50449.

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.


Custom Description: $10 for each additional 50 words available on any announcement.

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Award & Achievement Kaplan University graduates

Gladys Pfertzel, 90 Lucas Weishaar CHARLES CITY —  John and Amy Weishaar, of Charles City, are parents of a son, Lucas, born at 10:52 a.m. Oct. 18, 2013, at Mercy Medical CenterNorth Iowa, Mason City. He weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19½ inches long. Lucas is the couple’s first child. His grandparents are: Dennis and Virginia Tynan, of Charles City, and Tom and Patricia Weishaar, of Fort Dodge. His greatgrandmother is Lila Dietrich, of Moose Lake, Minn.

ROCKFORD —  A card shower is planned for Gladys Pfertzel, of Rockford, who will celebrate her 90th birthday Nov. 23. She was born Nov. 23, 1923, in Dougherty. Cards can be sent to Gladys at: 702 Second Ave., Rockford, IA 50468. Have a great day — From: Gene, Bonnie, Rick and Diane; grandchildren: Jena, Logan, Ellie, Alona and great-grandchildren.

Award & Achievement Sunrise Rotary Club Students of the Month MASON CITY —  Beth Weber and Erik Floden were recognized as the October Students of the Month by the Mason City Sunrise Rotary Club. Beth Weber is a senior at Mason City Alternative School, and is the daughter of Becky and



Robin Salstrom, Mason City. She plans to attend cosmetology school next year at PCI in Ames. She is currently employed at Subway.

Erik Floden is a senior at Newman Catholic High School and is the son of Linda and Tom Floden. He participates in cross country, plays drums in the band, and is currently finishing his Eagle Scout project. He plans to attend Iowa State University or Luther College and major in physics, astronomy, or a combination of the two disciplines.

Tammy Taets, St. Ansgar. Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice Daniel DeriMASON CITY —  Kaplan University’s Mason field, Greene. Bachelor of Science: City Campus hosted fall commencement Nov. 8, at Healthcare Administration The Music Man Square. LeTasha Baxter, Graduates are Charles City. as follows: Bachelor of Science: Master of Business Human Services Administration Casondra Ciavarelli, Barbara Belcher, Mason City; Kerry Gould, Latimer. Albert Lea, Minn. Bachelor of SciMaster of Pubence: Psychology lic Health Diedra Gillespie, HampMelissa White, ton; Stephanie AmmerNora Springs. man, Williams, Iowa. Bachelor of SciAssociate of Applied ence: Accounting Jill Melz, Buffalo Center. Science: Business Administration Bachelor of Science: Janette Martinez, Business AdministraMason City; Rosa tion Obregon, Northwood. Colette Gillespie, Associate of Applied Hampton; Eric HarbaScience: Crimicheck, Albert Lea, Minn.; nal Justice Jon Guertin, Mason City; Oretta Waters, Manly. Shyla Piper, Charles City;

Associate of Applied Science: Human Services Sarah Zeeck, Mason City; Sherri Hanson, Mason City. Associate of Applied Science: Information Technology Kenneth Hackbart, Mason City; Scott Deetz, Mason City. Associate of Applied Science: Medical Assisting Ashley Anderson, Britt; Chantel Pinheiro, Clear Lake; Samantah Diamond, Northwood; Tiffany Perkins, Clear Lake. Associate of Applied Science: Medical Office Management Jamie Yarian, Clear Lake. Associate of Applied Science: Paralegal Studies Stepheni Salz, Garner.

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awards & achievement Brandon Bell, Olivia Buseman, Taryn Carolus, Samuel Cataldo, Sydney Childress, Ashlee Diaz, Todd Finley, *Jacob Folkers, Alek Goll, MaryGrace Hulbert, GARNER —  GarnerMiranda Jackson, Kiersten Hayfield/Ventura High Jass, Mallory Johnson, School released its first Samantha Luscombe, quarter honor roll. Kelsey Obermann, Cait“A” Honor Roll lynn Ostrem, *Katherine (3.667-4.00 grade Rasmuson, Cole Schreiber, point average) Kyleigh Slaichert, Matthew An asterisk (*) indiSonquist, Kayla Stoychoff, cates a 4.00 Alex Stromer, Alysia Thorp, 9th Grade: Rebekah Gabriel Umbarger, Autumn Baxter, Katelyn Bierle, Derek Brown, Olivia Carew, Weaver, Rachel Weaver, Sarah-Michele Weaver. Austin Case, *Joshua 11th Grade: Sadhna Chizek, Candie Cueva, Ades, Kevin Boehnke, Andrew Dornbier, Rachel Enright, Katheryn Groom, *Michael Chizek, Courtney Field, *Mackenzie Haag, Mallory Keech, Brooklyn Stacy Hackenmiller, Corey Laird, Hannah Lau, Kayla Leerar, Alan Mohlis, Anas- Hauptmann, Madison Hejna, Sydney Holmes, tasia Nannenga, Katelyn Braeden Johnston, Beckie Oetken, Brooklynn Ossman, Paige Penning, Lydia Jutting, Riannan Kadrlik, Seelhammer, Conner Shaw, Jeremiah Loschen, Jordan Nelson, Angela O’Hara, Haley Suby, Chase TheoAnna Oppedahl, Courtbald, Anna Williams. ney Prescott, Colby Reid, 10th Grade: Turner *Logan Ryerson, Shelby Albertson, Bailey Ayers, Schroeder, Emily Spilman, Tucker Barickman,

Garner-Hayfield/ Ventura High School honor roll

Day to Remember

Grace Tusha, Jennie Vaage, Tiara Van Gerpen, Laura Welsh, Sydney Younge. 12th Grade: Morgan Ames, Brianne Bier, *Emily Brown, Eric Bruggeman, Nicole Buck, Sahid Devora, Kimberly Dornbier, Ashley Erdman, James Ermer, Timothy Folkers, Miranda Frederick, Calvin Helland, Trey Jass, Blake Johnson, *Luke Josten, Kathryne Kozisek, James Legge, Winston Lemon, Tierra Luppen, Elizabeth Meyers, *Devyn Miller, *Madison Nissen, Jefferson O’Brien, *Tamara O’Hara, Brooke Penning, Shelby Rayhons, Trevor Rayhons, *Matthew Schroeder, Spencer Shaw, Joel Toppin, Madelyn Tusha, Whitney Watson, Mark Wellik, Jake Wolf, Luke Wolf, *Courtney Younge, *Theodore Zrostlik. “B” Honor Roll (3.00-3.666 grade point average) 9th Grade: Zachary Abbas, Samara Ades,

Chyann Banta, Angelle Becker, Brycen Boge, Tucker Datema, Cassandra Eichmann, Brandon Feuring, Abbigayle Garcia, Dallas Goll, Cassidy Hannah, Kyle Hansen, McKinley Hawe, Jasie Heitland, Patrick Henley, Carter Hess, Holden Hutcheson, Clayton Johnson, Ellyana Johnston, Megan Jones, Carlie Knutson, Dylan Mahlstedt, Holden Mattis, Johnathan O’Connor, Hunter O’Hara, Bailee Pitzenberger, Courtney Pletcher, Alexandra Ralston, Keegan Sassaman, Dustin Schlawin, Parker Schnieders, Emily Schreiber, Makaya Shropshire, Emily Siems, Grady Umbarger, Mackenzie Van Gerpen, Katelyn Wilson, Mason Wirtz. 10th Grade: Derek Anderson, Lauren Arnold, Payton Bamrick, Dalton Basinger, Benjamin Baumgard, Kaleb Bruggeman, Casie Conley, David Cook, Brett Formanek, Morgan Graham, Jayme Haag,

thank you Prayer to the Blessed Virgin

help me and show me herein you are my Mother. Oh, Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven (Never Known to Fail) and Earth, I humbly Oh, Most Beautiful beseech you from the Flower of Mt. Carmel, bottom of my heart to Fruitful Vine, Splensuccor me in my necessity dor of Heaven, Blessed Mother of the Son of God, (make request). There are none that can Immaculate Virgin, assist withstand your power. me in my necessity. Oh Mary, conceived Oh Star of the Son,

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. AL

In Memorium

Thank you

Thank You

Gary T. Lloyd July 10, 1951 November 14, 2008 Time has not taken away the memories. Loved and sadly missed. Sylvia, Carrie, family and friends

Thank you to each one who celebrated with me on my 85th birthday party on November 3. The cards, greetings and the gift of your presence were overwhelming. Ardelle Osnes

The Family of Tony Wright Wishes to thank everyone for the cards, flowers, food and prayers. Tony touched our hearts and many others. He will be dearly missed. A Special Thank You

to Pastor Joel; Roger and Mike; Jerry and the Troops of Legion Post 315; The Patriot Guard and ALL Koyote Riders. You Honored our son and brother with Great Dignity and Respect. God Bless You ALL RL and Ramona Wright Chad and Michelle Tue

Samantha Haugen, Payton James, Trevor Kluver, Ana Kozisek, Taylor Lackore, Betshaida Larson, Alyssa McGuire, Brianna McNeil, Chadwick Mitchell, Nathan Nedved, Holden Oulman, Lucas Prohaska, Colton Raw, Theodore Schoneman, Katherine Smith, Kristien Smith, Felicia Werner, Alec Weyland. 11th Grade: Dakota Acheson, Anna Baccam, Allison Bell, Madison Benzing, Jack Bertilson, Cody Brown, Miranda Dodd, Korey Engebretson, Megan Finley, Amelia Gillen, Ryan Grunwald, Jonathan Haag, Brianna Huinker, Alexandra Hunt, Remington Jorgensen, Mikah Millard, Joshua Miller, Dane Neuberger, Zachary Powers, Autumn

Prehn, Clayton Prescott, Austin Price, Jenna Schlawin, Zachary Scholl, Payton Stadtlander, Mallory Van Oort. 12th Grade: Sydney Ades, October Anderson, Cameron Britt, Logan Crone, Kylee Datema, Rachel Formanek, Daisy Fuentes, Olivia Hackbarth, Caitlin Hanson, Jacob Heinemann, Candice Hunt, Shelby Jackson, Dasiana Larson, Derek Lonneman, Mitchell Lunning, Emily Mathews, Braden Meints, Cody Meyering, Derik Monson, Shawn-Michael Murphy, Alicia Nava, Austin Oborny, Jacob Pringnitz, Mitchell Prohaska, Jordan Smith, Joshua Theobald, Nicholas Tusha, Ashton Wolf, Makayla Zweck.

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Awards & achievements Upper Iowa Leider inducted into announces graduates Kappa Delta Pi

Chapter of the University of Northern Iowa. She is the daughter of Jim and Sally Leider, Mason City. CEDAR FALLS At the initiation cer— Morgan Leider was emony, 50 new members recently inducted into were inducted into the Kappa Delta Pi, Internachapter, and more than tional Honor Society in Education, through the Psi $10,000 in scholarships

FAYETTE — The following North Iowa students received degrees in August, at Upper Iowa University. MASON CITY —  Samantha Davies, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, nursing; James Prince, Sunrise Rotary Club Associate of Arts in liberal arts. honors Sandy Funk RICEVILLE — Noah Parr, Bachelor of Science MASON CITY —  The in business administration. Mason City Sunrise Rotary Club honored Sandy Funk as this year’s recipient of the Sunrise Salute Award. The award is given annually to someone who has made a significant

Congratulations Mike Groh!

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Jason was recognized and received the Safety Award for the month of Thanks to the Mason City 733 VFW October, for his safe pracWhat a good time all had at the 733 VFW October 25th tices on the job at ConWay Freight. Halloween party for handicapped people. Chuck Harris Thank you, Jason, and his crew served a great lunch and had a DJ for dancfor your commitment ing. It was so good to see so many having a good time! to safety. Chuck, Pat and Mary Johnson

impact on others through their vocation and volunteer work. Sandy worked for the Girl Scouts for 26 years, has served on numerous committees and boards, and has also served as interim director of the Community Kitchen, during Sen. Amanda Ragan’s time in Des Moines.

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Mike was recently nominated by his co-workers at Con-Way Freight to receive Thank You the Employee Of The Thank you to all of our Month award for October. family and friends for all Thanks for a job well of your prayers, thoughts, done, Mike! visits, cards and support after Steve’s heart attack and surgery. Special Kramer, 50 years thanks to Pastor Don for his many visits, Mercy CLEAR LAKE —  Larry Kramer and Judy Fay Kramer Hospital staff, especially of Clear Lake, Iowa, were married Nov. 23, 1963, at St. the Cardiac staff and Dr. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Estherville, Iowa. Waters, all the nurses on Larry and Judy will be celebrating their 50th wed6 West and 6 floor CCU ding anniversary with a family dinner in November. unit and Mercy Home The couple’s children and their spouses are Mike Care for their exceptional (Jill) of Garner, Randy (Richelle) of Buffalo, Minn., Kris of Mason City, Kim (Gregg) of Punta Gorda, Fla., Katie Congratulations of Oklahoma City, Okla. They have 10 grandchildren.

Jason Voigts!

were awarded by committees that were chaired by students. Criteria for selection as a member of Kappa Delta Pi includes high academic achievement, and commitment to education as a career.

A Heartfelt Thank You A heartfelt thank you to all who attended the 7th Iowa Independent Film Festival held at the beautiful Historic Park Inn. Your sincere enthusiasm for the festival was overwhelming and was felt by filmmakers and special guests alike. A very special

care. Thank you to Steve’s employers and co-workers, Chuck and everyone at North Iowa Coop Elevator for their care and concern and making things easy for us. Thanks to Bob and all of my friends at Fedex Express, especially Jamie, for making it so easy for me to take the time I needed as well. We are truly blessed! Thank you all! Sincerely, Steve and Sue Trebil thank you to the festival board of directors..... without their dedication and hard work the festival would not be the success that it is. I am so proud of my North Iowa roots and so appreciative of all the support and encouragement from everyone. Tanna Frederick

Thank You I would like to say thank you to all my family, relatives, friends, nurses, home health aides and helpers. Pastor Donna Buckman, Dr. Ivan Ortman, Drs. Septer, Allgood, Dettmer, Hogg, Yen and Summerfield for all your support and patience. Nurses 4th floor west at Mercy Hospital too. Your kindness, love, flowers, cards (50!), visits, food and gifts. Leland and I appreciate it all. My adopted angel sister Joann Ver Helst before, during my surgery, recovery and taxi driver. So far and in our new home “Prairie View Apartments – Garner” and all their kind and caring people. Thank you again. Love, Beulah Hummel

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Award & Achievement Way To Go Jared!

Award & Achievement Students graduate from Iowa Lakes Community College EMMETSBURG —  Iowa Lakes Community College held its summer commencement ceremony in late July on the Emmetsburg campus. Graduation honors are as follows: * Cum Laude — 3.25 to 3.49 GPA. ** Magna Cum Laude — 3.50 to 3.74 GPA. *** Summa Cum Laude — 3.75 to 4.00 GPA. # Presidential Scholar. ~ Phi Theta Kappa. North Iowa graduates include: ALGONA —  Brad Diers, Associate in Applied Science, surgical

Boehnke, Davison DR. SHANNA BOEHNKE, of Bondurant, Iowa, is the daughter of Tom and Janet Boehnke of Ventura, Iowa. Shanna graduated from Ventura High School in 2005, attended Drake University and graduated with a bachelors degree in Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology. Shanna graduated from Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington, Minn., in April 2013 with a Doctorate of Chiropractic. She is practicing at Altoona Chiropractic Center in Altoona, Iowa. DYLAN DAVISON, of Mason City, Iowa, is the son of Bruce and Sandy Davison of Nora Springs, Iowa. Dylan graduated from Nora Springs-Rock Falls High School in 2005. He received an AA degree from North Iowa Area Community College in 2007, and graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in 2009 with a degree in marketing. Dylan is employed by Mason City All Risk Insurance in Mason City, Iowa. The couple will be married on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at United Presbyterian Church in Garner, Iowa.

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I am enjoying the cards, gifts, flowers, phone calls and visits I received for my 80th birthday. Thank you all. Also, the special weekend with my children and grandchildren. God Bless, Doris Hempe

The family of Jake E. Koenen would like to express their appreciation for the cards, memorials, food and many acts of kindness. Special thanks to Hospice, Rob Dugger, Rev. Meester and Pastor Crystal.

Lance Corporal Jared Foster has been awarded the “Marine of the Quarter,” honor. This award is given by a Board of Superiors who pick the Marine they feel is most deserving, through a series of knowledge questions, appearance, strengths, etc. Foster is currently serving at the Marine Corps Air Station in Miramar, Calif.

technology, and Diploma, surgical technology; Brittany Walker, Associate in Science, business administration and management. BRITT —  Kimberly Young **, Diploma, practical nursing. BUFFALO CENTER — Ashley O’Connor, Associate in Science.  Katie Pudenz, BURT — Associate in Applied Science, nursing. MASON CITY —  Erin Kirchner, Associate in Applied Science, nursing; Skyler Wihlm *, Diploma, marine service technology; TITONKA —  Matthew Bartelt ***, Diploma, construction technology. WHITTEMORE —  Angela Ristau, Associate in Applied Science, nursing.

Thank you Thank you Thank you to all who made my 80th birthday so special. Marilyn “Jo” Meyer

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Award & Achievement Students selected for Honors Orchestra MASON CITY —  Mason City Orchestra Director Lauren Bell announced 20 students have been selected from the middle school and high school orchestra to perform in the annual Northeast Iowa String Teachers’ Association (NEISTA) Honors Orchestra. The performance will be held Jan. 11, at Eleanor

Roosevelt Middle School in Dubuque. The students will rehearse all day and present a concert at 4 p.m. Students could be selected for three groups that will perform: high school orchestra, middle school orchestra or cello choir. Admission for the concert is $5 at the door. Students selected include: High School: Violin 1 — Netta Peters, Maddie Kim and Tyler Beemer;

Violin 2 — Mike Sandmeyer and Collin Boyle; viola — Kendall Cornick; cello — Olivia Pappas and Sydney Kleven, and bass — Cayla Pettit. Middle School: Violin 1 — Emily Morrison and Lauren Dettmer; Violin 2 — Lucas Reidel, Kaitlyn Broske, Kendra Camper and Mikayla Ferch; cello — Meira Bahls and Lucy Kim; cello choir — Abby Ihlenfeldt, Evan Craw and Thea Lunning.

Oh Star of the Son, help me and show me herein you are my Mother. Oh, Holy Mary, Mother (Never Known to of God, Queen of Heaven Fail) and Earth, I humbly Oh, Most Beautiful beseech you from the Flower of Mt. Carmel, Fruitful Vine, Splendor of bottom of my heart to Heaven, Blessed Mother of succor me in my necessity the Son of God, Immacu- (make request). There are none that can late Virgin, assist me in withstand your power. my necessity.


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Thank you Prayer to the Blessed Virgin


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Award & Achievement Opus Honor Choir Festival

Lucile Bailey, 99 MASON CITY —  A card shower is planned for Lucile Bailey, of Mason City, who will celebrate her 99th birthday, Nov. 21. Cards can be sent to Lucile at the following address: 501 S. Kentucky Ave., Mason City, IA 50401.


SCHOOL — Carson Simpson, 7/8 Bass Clef Choir. APLINGTONPARKERSBURG COMAMES —  North Iowa MUNITY SCHOOLS — students were recently Trevor Haren, Caleb Self, selected to participate 9th Mixed Choir. in the 28th annual Opus BISHOP-GARRIGAN Honor Choir Festival, held HIGH SCHOOL (ALGunder the auspices of the ONA) —  Levi Capesius, Iowa Choral Directors 9th Mixed Choir. Association Inc. BISHOP-GARRIGAN The 2013 Opus Honor JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL Choirs will perform at (ALGONA) —  Emma Thul, 4 p.m. Nov. 21, in C.Y. 7-8 Treble Clef Choir. Stephens Auditorium BISHOP-GARRIGAN in the Iowa State CenJUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL ter in Ames. Selections (ALGONA) —  Luke Matwere made by means of a thews, Samuel Trainer, 7-8 recorded audition. North Iowa choir mem- Bass Clef Choir. BISHOP-GARRIGAN bers are listed by school/  church/choral group, name SCHOOLS (ALGONA) — Joseph Trainer, 5-6 choir. and choir. GARNER-HAYFIELD ALGONA HIGH ELEMENTARY —  Cam Morgan SCHOOL — Lahndorf, 9th Mixed Choir. den Lau, Patrick Carew, 5-6 Choir. ALGONA MIDDLE SCHOOL —  Houston GARNER-HAYFIELD/ Hamlett, Ryan Merrill, VENTURA —  Hannah Caleb Hommez, Hannah Lau, 9th Mixed Choir. Joyce, 5-6 Choir. GARNER-HAYALGONA MIDDLE FIELD/VENTURA — Ben

Waddingham, 7-8 Bass Clef Choir JOHN ADAMS MIDDLE SCHOOL (MASON CITY) —  J.P. Ryal, Skyler Lee, Derek Johnson, Joseph Daoud, Justin Rowe, Nathan Elsbernd, 7-8 Bass Clef Choir. JOHN ADAMS MIDDLE SCHOOL (MASON CITY) —  Elise Obermire, Natasha Orton, Madison Anderson, 7-8 Treble Clef Choir. LAKE MILLS COMMUNITY SCHOOL — Lauren Scholbrock, 7-8 Treble Clef Choir. LINCOLN INTERMEDIATE (MASON CITY) — Tony Cadena, McKinzie Johanns, Aden Stroup, Bailey Erickson, 5-6 Choir. MASON CITY HIGH  Rachael SCHOOL — Hagenow, Ben Siglin, Thomas Rowe, 9th Mixed Choir. NEWMAN CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY (MASON CITY) —  Kylie


Hansen, Emily Udelhofen, 5-6 Choir. NEWMAN CATHOLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM (MASON CITY) — Gabryel Gaubatz, 7-8 Treble Clef Choir. NORTH BUTLER MIDDLE SCHOOL  Isaac Trees, (GREENE) — 7-8 Bass Clef Choir. NORTH CENTRAL JUNIOR HIGH (MANLY) — Marijke Nielsen, 7-8 Treble Clef Choir. NORTH IOWA MIDDLE SCHOOL (BUFFALO CENTER) —  Ben Hassebroek, 7-8 Bass Clef Choir. ST. ANSGAR COMMUNITY SCHOOLS —  Xavier Patterson, 7/8 Bass Clef Choir. ST. ANSGAR COMMUNITY SCHOOLS — Paige Brumm, 9th Mixed Choir. ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH (CLEAR LAKE) —  Kara Reineke, 7-8 Treble Clef Choir.


Sandy Katz, 60 B. Paul Luebbers, 80 GREENE —  A card shower is planned for B. Paul Luebbers, of Greene, who will celebrate his 80th birthday Nov. 24. He was born Nov. 24, 1933. Cards can be sent to B. Paul at the following address: 702 W. Traer, Greene, IA 50636.

If you manage to forget, Jean Dye’s 90th Birthday we’ll remind you don’t Jean Dye will celebrate her 90th birthday on Thursyou fret! day, Nov. 28. Happy Birthday, Young Help Jean celebrate her special day by sending at Heart, birthday greetings to: 1212 Ninth Ave. N., Clear Lake, Smile with joy, you IA 50428 old fart! Happy Birthday to our Mom, Grandma and GG. Happy 60th Birthday! Love, Love you Mom! — B.J. — Your family

Thank you Thank you Words cannot begin to express how grateful we are for the love and support shown to our family since the loss of our Husband, Dad, Grandpa, and GreatGrandpa. Whether you spoke kind words or shared a special memory, sent a card, flowers, or a memorial, brought food or other necessities, or simply thought of us, your kindness is greatly appreciated. The Family of George Kielman