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Wed
24
Feb

John Svendsen

John Svendsen

 

 

John and Joann Svendsen of St. Lucas would like to announce the birth of their son, John Adam Dennis Svendsen, who was born at 7:53 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. John Adam Dennis weighed 6 lbs. 6 oz. and measured 19 inches long.

He is the couple’s first child.

John's grandparents are Dennis Boyer of St. Lucas and the late Maxine Boyer and David and Vicky Svendsen of Castalia.

Great-grandparents are Mary Svendsen and Victor Szabo, both of Castalia.

 

Wed
17
Feb

Dennis Rear

Dennis Rear

 

 

Dennis Rear of Clermont will turn 80 years young on Sunday, Feb. 21.

His family and friends will be marking the occasion with an open house from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, at Brick City Bar and Grill in Clermont. Please join in wishing Dennis a happy birthday.

If you are unable to attend the open house, birthday greetings will reach Dennis at 200 Madison St., Clermont, IA 52135.

Wed
10
Feb

Virgil and Audrey Birdsell

Virgil and Audrey Birdsell

 

 

Virgil and Audrey Birdsell of Ossian will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Friday, Feb. 12.

Virgil and Audrey's family are hosting a card shower in honor of them. Cards may be sent to Virgil and Audrey Birdsell, 104 W. North St., Ossian, Ia 52161.

Their family includes children, Kathy and Mike Babcock of New Hampton; Richard and Marilyn Birdsell and Paul Birdsell of Ossian; and six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Virgil is employed at CVG in Monona and Audrey is retired from Camcar.

Wed
10
Feb

Linus and Sharon Kleve

Linus and Sharon Kleve

 

 

Linus and Sharon (Leuenberger) Kleve, Calmar, IA, are celebrating 50 years of marriage.  They were married February 19, 1966 at St. John’s Church in Fort Atkinson, IA.   They are the parents of Amy (Allen) Lukas, Amana, IA; Daniel Kleve, Rose Hill, KS; Chad and Peg (Dixon) Kleve, Shell Rock, IA; and Darin and Mary (Hemesath) Kleve, Fort Atkinson, IA; have 13 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.  

Wed
10
Feb

Kenny Strong

Kenny Strong

 

 

Friends and family are invited to an open house celebration honoring Kenny Strong's 80th birthday.

Please join Kenny and his family from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, at Veterans Memorial Community Building (the Legion Hall) in Elgin.

The celebration is being hosted by Kenny and Bev’s four children and their families.

Cards would be welcome and may be sent to 311 Franklin St., Elgin, IA 52141. 

Wed
10
Feb

Laney Lickteig

Laney Lickteig

 

 

Steve and Jodi Lickteig of Cresco are happy to announce the birth of their daughter Laney Kay, who was born at 10:32 a.m. Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, at Olmsted Medical Center in Rochester, Minn.

Laney weighed 9 lbs. 14 oz. and measured 21.5 inches in length.

She is the couple’s first child.

Grandparents are Scott Jacobson of West Union, Lisa Ameling of Marble Rock, and Don and Jackie Lickteig of Cresco.

Great-grandparents are Roger and Karen Michael of West Union. 

Wed
10
Feb

Cora Skinner

Cora Skinner

 

 

Matthew and Mandy Skinner of Center Point welcomed daughter Cora Lynn into the world on Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015.

Born at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids, Cora weighed 6 lbs. 11 oz. and was 21½ inches in length.

She joins sister Paige, 6, and brother Gavin, 3, at home.

Grandparents are Gary and Karen Skinner of West Union and Steve and Jaci Thomassen of Newton.

Verna Skinner of Ossian and Jan Pierce of Eldora are Cora’s great-grandmothers.

Wed
03
Feb

Kenny Strong

Kenny Strong

 

 

Friends and family are invited to an open house celebration honoring Kenny Strong's 80th birthday.

Please join Kenny and his family from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, at Veterans Memorial Community Building (the Legion Hall) in Elgin.

The celebration is being hosted by Kenny and Bev’s children Chris Strong and Carol Griebenow of Elgin, Janet Helgerson of West Union, Linda Davis of Wadena and their families.

Cards would be welcome and may be sent to 311 Franklin St., Elgin, IA 52141. 

Wed
27
Jan

Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Youngblood

Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Youngblood

 

 

The family of Marvin and Lana Youngblood is hosting a card shower in honor of the couple’s 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Feb. 4.

Marvin Youngblood and Lana Larson were married Feb. 4, 1966, at the home of Marvin’s parents in Freeport.

Their family includes daughters Barb Rios of West Union and Melody (Rodney) Gilson of Elgin and four grandchildren.

Anniversary greetings will reach the Youngbloods at P.O. Box 168, West Union, IA 52175.

Wed
20
Jan

Mr. and Mrs. Luke Kuennen

Mr. and Mrs. Luke Kuennen

 

 

Luke and Marge Kuennen will celebrate their upcoming 65th wedding anniversary with a card shower. A family dinner will be held at a later date.

Luke Kuennen and Margie Jacobson were married Feb. 3, 1951, at St. Matthew Catholic Parish in Cedar Rapids.

Their family includes Kathy (Jerry) Cole of Fayette, Mary (Neil) Bell of Coralville, Jim (Brenda) Kuennen of Maynard, Jeffrey (deceased), Allen (Marie) Kuennen of Maynard, Kris Kuennen of Council Bluffs, Karla (John) Steil of Fairbank, Kevin (Stacy) Kuennen of Maynard, Lisa (Jeff Forsyth of Maynard, and Jeni (John) Roadcap of Montezuma. The Kuennens also have 23 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

The couple retired from farming near Maynard and moved to Oelwein in 1994.

  Anniversary cards may be sent to Luke and Marge Kuennen at 818 3rd Ave. NE, Oelwein, IA 50662.

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