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Mason City, Iowa âœŚ Sunday, March 31, 2013

90th Birthday

50th Anniversary Burton H. TeKippe, Jr.

Dixie (St Peter) Hudson,


of Mason City, will celebrate her 90th birthday at an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at the VFW, 1603 S. Monroe Ave., Mason City. All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

Barbara A. (Borcherding) TeKippe, of Mason City, were married March 31, 1963, at First United Methodist Church, in Mason City.


50th Anniversary Duane Holstad

Sandra Kay Haacke Oppman



Sharon (Craig) Holstad,

Howard August Hamson

of Kensett, were married April 7, 1963, at Grace Lutheran Church, Hanlontown.

will be married at 5 p.m. June 1, 2013, at Bethel United Methodist Church, in Manly.

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Theresa Amos, Section Designer ✦ GLOBE GAZETTE CELEBRATIONS

ANNIVERSARY TeKippes Celebrate 50 Years!

+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.) 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.) MASON CITY — Burton H. TeKippe, Jr. and Barbara A. (Borcherding) TeKippe, of Mason City, were married March 31, 1963, at First United Methodist Church, in Mason City. The couple will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at First United Methodist Church, fellowship hall, 119 S. Georgia Ave., Mason City. The couple requests no

gifts, please. Cards can be sent to the couple at: 56 Circle Terrace, Mason City, IA 50401. The couple’s children and their spouses are Kim TeKippe of Scottsdale, Ariz., Sheryl TeKippe-Stokesbary of Dakota Dunes, S.D. and Sean TeKippe of Mason City. They have two grandchildren, Ben and Isabel Stokesbary.

Birth Announcements: Standard birth

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.) 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:

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Standard announcements will be published without photos free of charge. Photos are available for an additional charge.


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MARRIED Meier, Meints

Holstad, 50 years KENSETT — Duane Holstad and Sharon (Craig) Holstad, of Kensett, were married April 7, 1963, at Grace Lutheran Church, Hanlontown. The couple will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a card shower. Cards can be sent to: 4005 Jonquil Ave., Kensett, IA 50448. The couple’s children and their spouses are: Pam and Pete Leinen, of Harlan; Mark and Mary Holstad, of Northwood, and Carol and Joe Wetter of Mason City. They have eight grandchildren.

MELISSA BROZIK, of Quincy, Ill., is the daughter of Jim and Judy Brozik, of Garner, Iowa. Melissa is a graduate of Garner-Hayfield High School and a 2008 graduate of Drake University, where she received a doctorate of pharmacy degree. She is a pharmacist at Blessing Hospital, Quincy, Ill. NATHAN GENENBACHER, of Quincy, Ill., is the son of Ron and Rita Genenbacher, of Quincy, Ill. Nathan is a graduate of Quincy Notre Dame High School, Quincy, Ill., and a 2006 graduate of Illinois State University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in technology education. He is employed as distribution director at Quincy Herald Whig in Quincy, Ill. The couple will be married Saturday, June 15, 2013 at St. Peter Catholic Church in Quincy, Ill.

CEDAR FALLS — The following North Iowa students were nominated as All State speech performers and were honored at the Individual All State Festival, March 25, at the University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls. Algona High School — Hunter Buscherfeld, solo musical theatre; Joanna Wilson, prose; Shelbi Schadendorf, poetry and acting. Algona Garrigan High School — Shawn Vaske, solo musical theatre;

Amelia Golwitzer, storytelling; Mark Fakler, improvisation. Charles City High School — Katherine Bailey, literary program. Forest City High School — Tyler Tweeten, radio news; Amanda Post, storytelling; Hannah May, poetry; Jessica Tweeten, solo musical theatre; Dan Happel, after dinner speaking; Zach Lillquist, prose; Russell Scharper, prose; Austin Adams, original oratory. Non-performers — Zach Lillquist, acting; Russell Scharper, solo musical theatre; Dan Happel, poetry, and

Amanda Post, acting. Forest City 9th Grade Performer — Jon Sanasinh, storytelling. Garner-Hayfield High School — Bethany Nannenga, storytelling; Ashley Smeby, poetry. Lake Mills High School — Tori Overstreet, poetry. Mason City High School — Caitlin Brainard, prose. Nashua-Plainfield High School — Bethany Lehman, radio news. North Iowa High School, Buffalo Center — Caleb Ricke, acting. Riceville High School — Wyatt Holmen, prose.


AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS All State speech performers

SHEFFIELD — Jaclyn Meints and Alex Meier were united in marriage on Sept. 22, 2012, at Zion Reformed Church, Sheffield, by the Rev. Arthur Zewert. Jaclyn is the daughter of Kristi and David Marson, Mason City, and the late Gary Meints. Jaclyn’s grandparents are Margaret Bolk and Mary Meints of both of Sheffield. Alex’s parents are Mary and Wolfgang Meier, of Mason City. Maid of honor was Joelle Newby. Jaclyn’s other attendants were Jill Schade, Jami Peters, Lauren Rasmuson, and Kiana Peters. Personal attendants were Kelsey Wilding and Karina Zieman. Best men were Brandon Smith and Nick Zinnel. Alex’s other attendants were Wolfgang Meier, Matt Rasmuson. The flower girl was Claire Rasmuson. The ring bearer was Henry Rasmu-

Univ. of Nebraska Dean’s List LINCOLN, Neb. — Ashley M. Schlake, of Thompson, was named to the University of NebraskaLincoln Dean’s List, for the fall 2012-13 academic year. To be eligible Schlake, a senior advertising and public relations major, had to receive at least a 3.7 grade point average from the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, while taking a minimum of 12 semester hours.

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son. Ushers were Jesse Peters, Josh Schade, and Bryant Newby. A reception was held at the Best Western Holiday Lodge, Clear Lake, hosted by Christine Meier and Rob Roberson, Jason and Kristina Carberry. Jaclyn is employed by Victoria’s Secret of Mason City. Alex is employed by Hosmer Honda of Mason City. The couple honeymooned in Mexico. They reside in Mason City.

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MILITARY NOTE Edwards graduates from basic training

The families of Sandra Kay Haacke Oppman and Howard August Hamson are proud to announce their engagement and approaching marriage. FOREST CITY — A card Sandy, the daughter of the late William and Patrishower is planned for Pearl cia Haacke, is from Manly and works as an OphUrbatsch, of Forest City, thalmic Assistant at North Iowa Eye Clinic in Mason who will celebrate her 95th City. birthday on April 3. Howard, the son of Renetta Hamson and the late Seh was born April 3, Howard Hamson Sr., is from Bricelyn, Minn., and works 1918 in Forest City for Cliff Viesmann Trucking of Mankato, Minn. Cards can be sent to The couple resides in Manly, and will be married at 5 Pearl at: 635 Highway 9 p.m. June 1, 2013, at Bethel United Methodist Church, in East, Apt. #4, Forest City, Manly. A reception will follow at the Kensett CommuIA 50436. nity Center in Kensett.

Pearl Urbatsch, 95



Happy 50th Birthday, Siefken, Peters April

Dixie (St.Peter) Hudson, 90 MASON CITY — Dixie (St Peter) Hudson, of Mason City, will celebrate her 90th birthday at an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at the VFW, 1603 S. Monroe Ave., Mason City. All friends and relatives are invited to attend. Cards can be sent to Dixie (St Peter) Hudson at: 912 N. Taylor Ave., Mason City, IA 50401. She requests no gifts, please. Dixie (St Peter) Hudson was born Apr. 5, 1923, in Mason City.

No fooling, April will be 50 on April 1! Happy Birthday!

Happy 90th birthday Dix! From your family: Denny, Penny, Candy, and Kurt, and your love Ern

Love, — Your great nephew, Jason

Chelsea Siefken, of Nora Springs, is the daughter of Corey and Amber Siefken, also of Nora Springs. Chelsea is a graduate of Central Springs High School. She is currently attending the Associate Degree Nursing Program at North Iowa Area Community College and will graduate in December. Luke Peters, of Nora Springs, is the son of Rusty Peters of Rock Falls, and Michelle Willsher of Nora Springs. He is a graduate of Central Springs High School, and will graduate from NIACC this spring with an EMST position at Vestas. (Electrical Mechanical The couple will be marSystems Technician) ried June 21, 2013, at PM Degree. He has accepted a Park in Clear Lake.

Brady L. Edwards

MASON CITY — Airman Brady L. Edwards graduated Jan. 11, 2013, from basic military training, at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. He is a 2012 graduate of Mason City Community Schools. Brady is the son of Carol Edwards, of Mason City, and grandson of Robert and Shirley Brady, of Sheffield. He is currently attending technical schooling at Sheppard AFB, Wichita Falls, Texas. His address is: E1, Brady, L. Edwards 3176 527 I Ave Unit 2195 Sheppard AFB, Texas 76311

ACHIEVEMENTS Clarke University Dean’s List DUBUQUE — Rebecca J. Brosnan, of Algona, was named to the Dean’s List at Clarke University for the fall 2012 semester. The list recognizes fulltime Clarke students who earned a 3.65 grade point average or above, on a 4.0 scale, with a minimum of 12 graded hours.

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AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS Ryan Julius is the son of Diane and Eugene Julius. He has been active in speech, National Quiz Bowl, band, and Julius the National Honor Society. He is active in his church and has been on several mission trips. He plans to attend Bethel University in St. Paul, Minn.

11th Grade : Morgan ston, *Riannan Kadrlik, McNamara, Bethany Ames, Brady Baker, Jeremiah Loschen, Jordan Nannenga, Danielle Nicole Buck, Logan Nelson, Dane Neuberger, Nygard, *Susan Pistek, Angela O’Hara, Autumn Jesslyn Prohaska, Kaitlyn Crone, Kylee Datema, Prehn, Courtney Prohaska, Zachary Ryer- Allan Devora, Kimberly Dornbier, Ashley Erdman, Prescott, Austin Price, son, Morgan Schilling, *Logan Ryerson, Jenna Keith Schwickerath, Ryan Rachel Formanek, Asia Gebken, Shelby Jackson, Schlawin, *Shelby Sonquist, Thomas TreSchroeder, Emily loar, *Alexander Van Ger- Colton Knutson, Kathryne Kozisek, Spilman, Payton Stadtpen, Brittani Watson, Dasiana Larson, Braden lander, Grace Tusha, Jen- Jared Wellik. “B” Honor Roll Meints, Natasha Molennie Vaage, Tiara Van Ger(3.00-3.666) camp, Austin Oborny, pen, Laura Welsh, Sydney 9th Grade : Derek Jacob Pringnitz, Taylor Younge. 11th Grade : Brianne Anderson, Lauren Arnold, Reising, Hailey Scott, Bailey Ayers, Jordan Bab- Nicholas Tusha, Mark Bier, *Emily Brown, Eric Bruggeman, James Ermer, cock, Tucker Barickman, Wellik, Walker WinkelTimothy Folkers, *Miran- Dalton Basinger, Brandon man, Ashton Wolf, Luke Bell, Alix Britt, Kaleb Wolf, Theodore Zrostlik. da Frederick, Trey Jass, 12th Grade : Aaron Bruggeman, Casie ConBlake Johnson, Luke Garner-Hayfield/ ley, David Cook, Todd Abbas, Alexender BenJosten, James Legge, Finley, Brett Formanek, itez, Aaron Boehnke, Winston Lemon, Derek Ventura honor roll Morgan Taylor Alysha Clevenger, Derrick Lonneman, *Tierra Lup- Harley Forry, Morgan GARNER — GarnerGraham, Samantha HauDeWaard, Trisha Engepen, Emily Mathews, CLEAR LAKE — MorHayfield/Ventura High gen, Trevor Kluver, Ana bretson, Benjamin Goll, Elizabeth Meyers, Devyn gan Taylor, 18, of Clear School released its third Kozisek, Taylor Lackore, Justin Hagen, Elizabeth Miller, Madison Nissen, Lake, was honored for her quarter honor roll. An Betshaida Larson, Alyssa Henely, Leonard HeurteJefferson O’Brien, exemplary volunteer serasterisk indicates a 4.00 Kunzman, Julius McGuire, Brianna bize, Morgan Howie, Alix *Tamara O’Hara, Brooke vice with a President’s grade point average. Penning, Shelby Rayhons, McNeil, Nathan Nedved, Huse, Hannah Hutchenamed ‘Students of Volunteer Service Award. “A” Honor Kelsey Obermann, Lucas son, Heath Hutcheson, Trevor Rayhons, The award recognizes (3.667 – 4.00) the Month’ Prohaska, Colton Raw, Michelle Jackson, Emily *Matthew Schroeder, Americans of all ages who 9 t h G r a d e — Turner MASON CITY — Emily Theodore Schoneman, Joynt, Austin Kropp, Spencer Shaw, Joel Tophave volunteered signifiKunzman and Ryan Julius Albertson, Payton BamChase Smith, Courtney Samantha Lange, Kelsey pin, Madelyn Tusha, cant amounts of their time were named February rick, Benjamin Baumgard, Thompson, Chase Ulven, Mahlstedt, Nicholas Whitney Watson, Jake to serve their communities students of the month by Olivia Buseman, Taryn Jace Weaver, Felicia Mahlstedt, Caleb Ploeger, and their country. It was Carolus, Samuel Cataldo, Wolf, Courtney Younge. the Mason City Sunrise 12th Grade : *Kelly Bab- Werner, Alec Weyland. Dylan Prescott, Nicholas presented by The Pruden- Rotary Club. Kunzman is *Sydney Childress, Jacob 10th Grade : Dakota Roberts, Krysane Schercock, Hannah Brouwer, tial Spirit of Community Folkers, Alek Goll, Marya student at the Mason Acheson, Anna Baccam, mer, Jeremy Swalve, HanJonathan Burress, Awards program on behalf City Alternative School. Grace Hulbert, Miranda Amelia Gillen, Ryan nah Thorp, Dylan Vavrik. *Zachary Buseman, Jace of President Barack Jackson, Payton James, Julius is a senior at NewGrunwald, Stacy HackenByers, Mariah Dillavou, Obama. Taylor participat- man Catholic High Kiersten Jass, Mallory miller, Alexandra Hunt, ed in the Spirit of Commu- School. Johnson, Samantha Lus- Corey Dodd, Abigail Beckie Jutting, Christine Duregger, *Sara Faber, nity program this year, as a combe, Caitlynn Ostrem, Emily Kunzman is the Looking for the LaBounty, Austin Loers, Connor Grunwald, representative of Clear daughter of Kevin Kunz- *Katherine Rasmuson, Mikah Millard, Joshua Nathan Hrubes, *Krista latest news? Lake High School, where Cole Schreiber, Kyleigh man and Miller, Anna Oppedahl, Jolivette, MiKayla Jones, she is a student. Slaichert, Matthew SonCheck us out at Lori KunzColby Reid, Zachary Renae Lau, *Sarah She earned her award by quist, Kayla Stoychoff, man. She Scholl, Jordan Schroeder, Loschen, Cassidy Mace, volunteering at the *Alex Stromer, Alysia was previMallory Van Oort. Sarah Marmaro, Dakota Humane Society of North ously active Thorp, Gabriel Umbarger, Iowa, working on the Autumn Weaver, Rachel in softball Lakota Indian Reservation and is cur- Weaver, Sarah-Michele through a church mission Weaver. rently trip and most recently 10th Grade — Sadhna working Kunzman fundraising for Hayden’s Ades, Allison Bell, while Hope, a foundation for 9- attending classes. She *Madison Benzing, Jack Money $aving Packages year-old Hayden Despenas enjoys spending time Bertilson, Kevin who is currently fighting Local & Long Distance Phone assisting and visiting her Boehnke, *Michael Friedreich Ataxia. Chizek, Hailey Fandel, grandparents. 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was selected as a semifinalist for the 2013 AQS (American Quilter’s Society) “QuiltWeek”, April 24-27 in Paducah, Ken. Lawton was chosen to display the quilt, “Go Fish,” along with 401 others in the annual contest, now in its 29th year. Three quilting authorities will be judges and award first-, second- and thirdplace prizes in 15 categories, along with nine overall awards. The American Quilter’s Society hosts four shows annually, each with its own quilt contest. Besides its original Paducah show, the AQS hosts shows in Lancaster, Pa., Des Moines, Iowa, and Grand Rapids, Mich.


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THANK YOU Thank You The Paulsen family wishes to acknowledge with deep appreciation the many expressions of love, kindness and support shown to them during the illness and passing of Patrick (Pat) Paulsen, including the attendance of friends and family at the visitation and memorial service. Pat would have been honored to know he was loved by so many! Special thank you to the Reverend Ed Bard and staff of Hospice Center of North Iowa. He will be missed, but will be forever in our hearts. Thank you, — The Paulsen Family

Thank You The Anna “Millie” Tschirki family expresses a heartfelt thanks for all of your love and sympathy. — Donna Nedved Robert and Mandy Tschirki

Thank You We wanted to “thank” our family and friends who made our 50th wedding anniversary a very special day. It was so nice to be remembered by those that came, and the many cards we received. Everything was greatly appreciated. We are truly blessed! — Gordon and Sharon Myers

Thank You Thank you for making our 45th anniversary special. We are blessed with many friends and family. We enjoyed hearing from you all by phone, card or just a verbal greeting. — Bob and Carol Kennedy

Thank You The family of Doris E. Hanson thanks our family, friends, and staff at the Lutheran Retirement Home and Northwood Pines, for your prayers, cards, and memorials. — Ron, Myrna, Darwin and families

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ANNIVERSARY Solberg, 50 years FLOYD — Marvin Solberg and Lucille (Kofoot) Solberg of Floyd, were married April 6, 1963, at First Lutheran Church, St. Ansgar. The couple will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. Cards can be sent to the Solbergs at: 2586 150th St. Floyd, IA 50435. They request no gifts. The couple’s children and their spouses are: Cindy (Jim) Bradley of Cedar Rapids, Brian (Lisa) Solberg of Cedar Falls, Craig (Michelle) Solberg of Johnston, and Karen (Steve) Krumwiede of Charles City. They have seven grandchildren:

MASON CITY — Gary Faktor and Janice (Clemons) Faktor, of Mason City, were married April 5, 1963, at First Christian Church, Mason City. The couple will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at First Christian Church, Mason City. The couple requests no gifts, please. The couple’s children and their spouses are Lisa and Keith Busma, of Ames; Doug and Karen Faktor, of Mason City, and Jeremy and Lisa Faktor, of Mason City. They have seven grandchildren: Megan and Seth Henschen, Ben and Hannah Faktor, and Autumn, Toby, and Caleb Faktor.

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