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Mason City, Iowa ✦ Sunday, October 6, 2013

80th Birthday


Ivah Johnson

Clair Elsbury

of Forest City, will celebrate her 80th birthday at an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13 at St. James Catholic Church, Forest City.

and Deanna Thovson Elsbury Were married Oct. 5, 1963 In Mason City, Iowa



Gordy and Linda Rezab

Darrell and Mary Paullus

Married Oct. 7, 1978 At Trinity Lutheran Church Mason City, Iowa LIFE IS BETTER THE SECOND TIME AROUND!

of Hampton, Iowa, were married Oct. 5, 1963, at First Christian Church in Mason City, Iowa.

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birthday 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.

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

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

MASON CITY — Mallory Lane, a 2013 graduate of Mason City High School, will compete in the Miss Iowa Teen Pageant Oct. 12-13 inNewton. The competition consists of three proportional segments: evening gown, fitness/swimwear and personality interview. Over $1.3 million dollars in scholarships will be available at the pageant this year, and 30 contestants at this year’s pageants will be receiving college scholarships. In addition, this year’s state titleholders will each receive thousands of dollars in prizes and awards. Lane is the daughter of Lisa and David Lane, and granddaughter of Cynthia Sanders and Janet Lane, all of Mason City. Mallory Lane is being sponsored by: The Styling Lane Salon, Yours Truly Photography and family and friends.

Kruckenberg in Briar Cliff homecoming court

FOREST CITY —  Ivah Johnson, of Forest City, will celebrate her 80th birthday at an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13 at St. James Catholic Church, Forest City. She was born Oct. 14, 1933, in Garner.

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.

Cover Positions: Cover positions are available for $75, including color, on a first come, first serve basis. You are limited to 25 words on the cover. Includes: 2 col B&W photo inside.

Happy Birthday Ron Murphy

SIOUX CITY —  Carter Kruckenberg, of Mason City, was a member of the homecoming court at Briar You always give your best and inspire others to Cliff University. He is a history and secondary educado likewise. tion major, at BCU and is the son of Patrick and Nicki From the entire staff at Murphy’s Heating and Plumbing... Kruckenberg. We wish you a Happy Birthday! Shaughn Head, of Palm Desert, Calif., and Grace McElroy, of Sioux City, were crowned homecoming king and queen in a coronation ceremony at BCU, Sept. 26.


Lane competes in Miss Iowa Teen Pageant

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

You’re A Grand ‘Ole Gal

Photos Charges: 1 Col. 2 Col.

Black & White $26.50 $36.50

Color $36.50 $56.50

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Sonja (Rachut) Hanson Retiring

90th Birthday Vina (Vinie) Rish, of Mason City, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Monday, Oct. 14. Greetings may be sent to: 4 Third St. S.W., Apt. #636, Mason City, IA 50401. Thank you Mom and Grandma for all the love and inspiration through the years. Happy Birthday!

After 40 years as a registered pharmacist, Sonja Hanson, of Ankeny, is retiring! Sonja started her professional career in Mason City at Medical Arts (3 years) working with one of the greatest supervisors she ever had, the late Mel Hippen. The majority of her career was spent in Des Moines working the night shift at Iowa Lutheran Hospital (19 years) and Broadlawns Medical Center (17 years). Sonja graduated from Mason City High School in 1966 and from Drake University with a degree in pharmacy in 1973. Sonja currently resides in Ankeny with her husband, Hans. She is the daughter of the late Donald and Marie (Perkins) Rachut, twin sister of Eric (Moody, Texas) and sister of Rica (Oakland, Calif.). As a fitness enthusiast, she plans to spend her retirement days cycling on bike trails, competing in local 5K’s and attending grandchildren activities. Congratulations! We love you ~ your kids Julie, Frankie, Conrad and husband Hans


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Facebook Dhondt, 50 years Keith Dhondt and Judy (Hoffman) Dhondt of Rockwell, Iowa, were married Oct. 11, 1963, at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Thornton, Iowa. The couple will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a family dinner. Cards may

be sent to 901 East Main St., Rockwell, IA 50469. The couple’s children and their spouses are Shelly and Kevin Zeitler of Rockwell, Amy and Cannon Hays of Mason City, and Angie and Steve deBuhr of Rockford. They have six grandchildren. 1406 & 1501 S. Grand Ave., Charles City, IA 641-228-7220 • 1-800-332-2579

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day to remember

Hans Pierre Revaux

To Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

Paullus, 50 years HAMPTON —  Darrell Paullus and Mary Alice Wise Paullus of Hampton, Iowa, were married Oct. 5, 1963, at First Christian Church in Mason City, Iowa. The couple will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a family dinner. The couple’s children and their spouses are Jeff Paullus and Stephanie Duesenberg of Mason City and Ron and Selina Paullus of Charles City, Iowa. Cards can be sent to them at 424 11th Ave. N.E. Hampton, IA 50441. They request no gifts, please.

Boller, 1st anniversary DENVER —Cody Boller and Katherine Hobt Boller of Denver, Colo., were married Oct. 6, 2012, in Ames, Iowa. The couple will celebrate their first wedding anniversary.

OSAGE — Neil and Karen Wubben of Osage will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at an open house hosted by their children. The open house will be at the American Legion Hall in Osage between the hours of 2-5 p.m., with a short program commencing at 3. The Wubbens were married at the Congregational Church in Buffalo Center, Iowa, on Oct. 13, 1963. Neil and Karen moved to Osage in 1985 when Neil was hired by Iowa State University as Mitchell County Extension Director. He served in that role until his retirement in 2010. Karen ran a home daycare in Osage for many years and now works on the staff of the Osage Community Daycare. The couple have three children and nine grandchildren. Cards may be addressed to the couple at: Neil and Karen Wubben, 1108 Poplar Street, Osage, IA 50461. The couple request no gifts please.

July 1, 1962 — Oct. 3, 2011 Beloved Son, Brother, Uncle. We love you and miss you. Your Family

Charlie Pierce 6/20/65-died 10/5/07 Not a day goes by that we don’t miss your smiling face. It doesn’t seem like 6 years have gone by! Sadly Missed by all your family and friends. Dad & Mom-Susan-Dana-Christine

birthday Robert Arndt, 80 Happy Birthday Husband and Dad! From your loving wife and daughters far and near We toast you with a glass of cheer On this your 80th birthday year! You’re so special in many ways And now that it’s your birthday, This comes especially to say, You’re loved and thought the Whole world of – today and everyday. Happy 80th Birthday! Love, Dolly, Pam & Richard, Sandi & Chris, Nathan, Alex, Brett & Nick. He was born Oct. 7, 1933. Birthday wishes may be sent to Robert at the following address: 1212 Sixth St. S.E., Mason City, IA 50401. He requests no gifts, please.

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Wisner, Frerichs

Larry Phearman, 80

AMANDA WISNER, of Mason City, Iowa, is the daughter of Terry Wisner of Clear Lake, Iowa, and Lori Wisner of Mason City, Iowa. She graduated from Mason City High School in 2010 and received her AA Degree from North Iowa Area Community College in December 2012. She is currently a psychology and human services student at Buena Vista Shoger, Harting University. Amanda is employed by Cookies, SAMANTHA SHOGER, of Cedar Falls, etc., in Mason City, Iowa. MITCH FRERICHS, Iowa, is the daughter of Mason City, Iowa, is of Steven and Carolyn the son of Randy and Shoger of Nora Springs, Iowa. Samantha graduated Milissa Frerichs of Laufrom University of North- rens, Iowa. He graduated from Laurens-Marathon ern Iowa in 2012, and is employed by Hy-Vee Food High School in 2007, received his AA Degree Stores in Waterloo, Iowa. from Iowa Central ComTAYLOR HARTING, munity College in May of Cedar Falls, Iowa, is 2009, and received his the son of Don and Kay Bachelor’s Degree in Harting of Cedar Falls, Iowa. Taylor graduated from University of Northern Iowa in 2010, and is employed by Exceptional Persons INC. in Waterloo, Iowa. The couple will be married at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at First United Methodist Church in Nora Springs, Iowa.

MASON CITY — Larry Phearman, of Mason City, will celebrate his 80th birthday with a family dinner, followed by the Hawkeye football game. He was born Oct. 6, 1933, in Ames. Greetings may be sent to Larry at: 20042 Vine Ave., Mason City, IA 50401. Happy Birthday! From Bailey, Rick (Carrie) Jenkins, — Children: Linda Read, grandchildren and greatLaura Phearman, Lisa grandchildren. (Dave) Nieman, Lynn (Lora) Phearman, Leanne (Mark)

Al Gemaehlich, 85 accounting from the University of Northern Iowa in December 2011. Mitch has been employed as a cost accountant at Sukup Manufacturing in Sheffield, Iowa, since

May 2012. The couple will be married on Saturday, June 14, 2014, at First Covenant Church in Mason City, Iowa.

MASON CITY —  Al Gemaehlich will celebrate his 85th birthday Oct. 8. Greetings may be sent to Al at: 71 Creekside Court, Mason City, IA 50401.

Smalley, Schulz TARA SMALLEY, of Garner, Iowa, is the daughter of Ken and Connie Smalley. Tara graduated from North Iowa Area Community College, and is employed by Newman Thompson & Gray, P.C. in Forest City, Iowa. DUSTIN SCHULZ,of Garner, Iowa, is the son of Jeff and Sherry Dolphin of Britt and George Schulz of Guttenberg. Dustin graduated from NIACC, and is employed by Pritchard Auto Company in Britt, Iowa. The couple will be married on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, in Clear Lake, Iowa.

thanks Thank You Many thanks to my family/friends for celebrating my 95th birthday at Sheffield Care Center 8-25-2013. Family came from Missouri, Wisconsin, Iowa. Thank you for all the cards, gifts, flowers, good wishes, treats. God Bless each of you. Lots of good memories. Delphia Foell

Thank You A special “thank you” to everyone for All the beautiful birthday cards, flowers, And e-mails on my birthday. A big Thank You to my family for the Birthday party. It was great. Amelia Guth

Thank You May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be adored, glorified, loved and preserved throughout the world now and forever. St. Jude, worker of miracles, pray for us. St. Jude, hope of the helpless, pray for us. Say nine times a day for four days, then publish. Your prayer will be answered without failure.

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Happy 50th Anniversary! MASON CITY —  Clair and Deanna (Thovson) Elsbury of Mason City, Iowa, were married Oct. 5, 1963, at The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Mason City. The couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner and dance with family and friends at The Music Man Square in Mason City. They also celebrated by going on a Mississippi River Cruise. Cards may be sent to Clair and Deanna (Dee) Elsbury at 1026 N. Fillmore Ave., Mason City,

Lillian Holmes MASON CITY —  David and Jessi Holmes, of Mason City, are parents of a daughter, Lillian, born at 1:02 p.m. Aug. 21, 2013, at Mercy Medical Center —  North Iowa, Mason City. She weighed 7 pounds, 3.3 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Lillian is welcomed by a sister, Kathrine.

IA 50401. The couple’s children and their spouses are Joel (Mindy) Elsbury, Mason City, Iowa; Michelle (C.T.)

Broske, Mason City, Iowa; Allison (Jeremy) Martin, Fort Madison, Iowa; Amy (Don) Milligan, Northwood, Iowa.

An Honest Conversation about Marijuana Join the conversation

October 11

8:00 am - 12:30 pm

Music Man Square • Mason City

Kevin Sabet

Former Senior Advisor National Office of Drug Control Policy

If you are unable to stay for the entire time, please join us to hear a portion of Dr. Sabet’s message. He is scheduled to speak from 8:40-10:40 AM.


Smart Approaches to Marijuana

North Iowa Project

Get more information and register online:

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Party & Event Planning

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 this and it will be granted to you. K.F.

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35th Anniversary Gordy and Linda Rezab Married Oct. 7, 1978 At Trinity Lutheran Church Mason City, Iowa LIFE IS BETTER THE SECOND TIME AROUND!


Thank You Thank you to all my family and friends who remembered me on my 80th birthday with cards, flowers and visits. I enjoyed all of your greetings. Norman Olk

Gladys Bogue celebrates 100th birthday MANLY —  Gladys Bogue, of Manly, will celebrate her 100th birthday with a card shower. Cards can be sent to Gladys in care of the Manly Care Center, 601 E. South Street, Manly, IA 50456. She was born Oct. 16, 1913, in Mason City. Please join us in celebrating Gladys’ 100th birthday! -- Bob, Jacque and Krista


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Bliss Bridal and Formalwear 641.201.1032 2810 South Federal Ave., Mason City Open 7 days a week for your convenience “Find your bliss at North Iowa’s largest bridal and formalwear superstore! We’ve stocked our boutique with hundreds of exclusive gowns in sizes 0-32, from designers all over the world. We have styles for every member of your party-from casual to elegant-backyard to beach! We also have all of the latest styles of tuxedos on display so that we can coordinate your color palette perfectly. We do request appointments for bridal consultations so that we can spend quality time assisting you in the search for your dream gown. Sew Heavenly Creations LLC 641.892.4111 209 W. Gilman St. Sheffield, IA Appointments welcome. Email: Let us help you make your wedding day special. We have a variety of bridal gowns, bridesmaid dresses, mother and grandmother gowns. We provide in-house alterations to ensure the perfect fit. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, our seamstresses will help you design your perfect dress. We also have a great selection of accessories. Tux rental is available. Sew Heavenly Creations is your “Bridal Store & Sew Much More!”

CATERING Whiskey Creek Wood Fire Grill 1519 4th Street SW, Mason City 641.423.4000 Catering for all occasions including weddings, birthdays, retirements, holiday gatherings, reunions and anniversaries. Also available for business meetings. Call for our catering menu. PRINTING PostNet 641.423.1980 451 Indian Head Dr., Mason City Between Wal-Mart & Kohl’s Featuring the finest in personalized wedding and social stationery Whether it’s an invitation for a wedding, an anniversary or graduation, depend on PostNet to deliver the perfect message. Community Quick Print 19 - 8th Street SE, Mason City 641.424.4342 For all your wedding print needs: Invites, save the dates, programs, thank you’s, posters, personalized give-a-ways & more. TRAvEL Allen Travel Agency & Cruise Quest 641.357.5223 or 800.475.5223 300 1st Ave. N., Clear Lake We are your full time professional travel planners and cruise vacation specialist, in service since 1951. WEDDING SITE AND RECEPTION PM Park 15297 Rainy Drive South Shore, Clear Lake 641.357.1991 or 641.529.2222 Wedding site, reception and lodging available all on beautiful Clear Lake. If you are thinking about booking for 2014, give us a call - our dates are filling up fast!

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