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Wed
22
Jul

Mr. and Mrs. David Solheim

Mr. and Mrs. David Solheim

 

David and Linda Solheim of Clermont celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 3.  

In honor of the occasion, their children are encouraging friends to send cards to the couple at 409 Union St., Clermont, IA 52135. A family gathering is also being planned.

David Solheim and Linda Krueger were married in 1965 at First Baptist Church in Elgin.

They have four children, Layne (Stacey) Solheim of Littleton, Colo., Derek (Heidi) Solheim of Waverly, Heidi (Jared) Phillips of St. Peter, Minn., and Holly (Andrew) Whitcomb of Omaha, Neb. The Solheims also have seven grandchildren.

Wed
22
Jul

Laura Corbin

Laura Corbin

 

 

Laura Corbin of Maple Crest Manor in Fayette will celebrate her 98th birthday on Aug. 2. Laura formerly lived in the Wadena and Arlington area.

Family and friends are asked to remember Laura with cards, birthday greetings and memories, which can be sent to: Laura Corbin, Maple Crest Manor, Room 116, 100 Bolger Dr., Fayette, Iowa 52142.

Wed
22
Jul

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Alford

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Alford

 

 

An open house is being held Saturday, Aug. 1, in honor of Robert and Judith Alford’s 50th wedding anniversary.

The celebration is being held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Bob and Judy’s home at 1608 134th Ave., Castalia, IA 52133.

All are invited to attend, but the couple request no gifts, please.

Robert Alford and Judith Skarecky were married Oct. 3, 1964, in Cary, Ill.

They are the parents of Tod A. Alford (deceased) and Dawn M. (Jim) Eaton of Winfield, Ill. The Alfords also have four grandchildren.

Those wishing to extend anniversary congratulations can send cards to the couple at their home address above.

Wed
22
Jul

Mr. and Mrs. Gary Wurster

Mr. and Mrs. Gary Wurster

 

 

In celebration of Gary and Robin (Shreve) Wurster's 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 2, their children would like to honor them with a card shower.

Cards of congratulations may be sent to the couple at 8583 L Ave, Fayette, IA, 52142.

Gary and Robin are the proud parents of two children, Stefan (Jolene) Wurster of Wadena and Holly Mendralla of Elgin, Ill., and they have four grandchildren.

Their family is looking forward to helping them celebrate!

 

Wed
22
Jul

Mr. and Mrs. Lucas Schmitt

Mr. and Mrs. Lucas Schmitt

 

 

Kaitlyn Peterson and Lucas Schmitt of Hawkeye exchanged wedding vows in a 4 p.m. ceremony on June 27. The Rev. Sharon Huber officiated. The wedding was held at Hutchinson Family Farm Campground in Decorah.

Parents of the couple are Jon and Lori Peterson of Peterson, Minn., and Steve and Connie Schmitt of Hawkeye.

Wed
22
Jul

Dr. and Mrs. Lew Bishop

Dr. and Mrs. Lew Bishop

 

 

Lois Bergan and Lew Bishop were married Oct. 9, 1955, and are sharing the celebration of their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Masonic Lodge in downtown West Union.

The couple’s son, Lawrence (Camila) Bishop, of Karlskoga, Sweden; grandson, Jarrett (Lili), of Stockholm, Sweden; and granddaughter, Basia, of Madison, Wis., are hosting the event. 

Dr. Bishop is currently licensed and has practiced the profession of audiology and speech pathology for 55 years. Together, he and Lois founded and have maintained a private practice for 40 years, delivering services in a 60-mile radius to patients’ homes, nursing homes, and hospitals. Dr. Bishop assisted Dr. Larry Severeid, ENT physician and surgeon, at Gundersen Clinic in West Union for 22 years. 

Wed
15
Jul

Vera Kriener

Vera Kriener

 

 

Vera (Hageman) Kriener will celebrate her 85th birthday on Tuesday, July 28.

In honor of the occasion, there will be a Mass of Celebration at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, July 26, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Waucoma.  

In addition, Vera’s family is hosting a card shower in her honor.

Birthday wishes can be sent to Vera at 108 B West Spring St., #2, Lawler, IA 52154.

Wed
15
Jul

Gay Anderson

Gay Anderson

 

 

Please join with family and friends to shower Gay Anderson with cards to celebrate her 90th birthday on Tuesday, July 21.

Birthday greetings may be sent to Gay at 221 Auburn Street, West Union, IA  52175.

Wed
15
Jul

Mr. and Mrs. Wallace McIntyre

Mr. and Mrs. Wallace McIntyre

 

 

Wallace and LaFonda McIntyre of Hawkeye will be the guests of honor at an open house in celebration of their 60th wedding anniversary.

The event will be held Sunday, July 26, at the Hawkeye Community Hall beginning at 1 p.m.

All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

Wed
08
Jul

Marcella Blong

Marcella Blong

 

 

The family of Marcella Blong invites friends and family to join in card shower to help her celebrate her 91st birthday on Monday, July 13.

Birthday greetings may be sent to Marcella Blong, c/o Jim Franzen, 28227 Spruce Road, Waucoma, IA 52171.

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