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Wed
15
Jan

John and Clara Pleis

John and Clara Pleis

 

John and Clara Pleis will be honored with an open house to celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Jan. 19, at Maple Crest Manor in Fayette. Their family will host the event from 2-4 p.m.

John and Clara were married Jan. 15, 1950 at St. John’s Lutheran Church parsonage in Arlington. They are lifelong area farmers. Their family includes three children, Jim and Lillian Novak, Shirley and Jim Thompson, and Jane and Dick Wells, along with 4 grandchildren (one deceased), and 5 great-granddaughters.

Everyone is invited to share in this milestone celebration. Cards are also welcome and can be sent to the couple at PO Box 667, Fayette, IA 52142.

 

Wed
08
Jan

Kay Glass Eble

Kay Glass Eble

 

The family of Kay Glass Eble is hosting a card shower in honor of her 90th Birthday on January 23rd, 2020.

Kay has three children: Vince, Greg and Kila; 2 step children: Doug Eble and Diane Schoning; Many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Cards and well wishes may be sent to: Kay Glass Eble, 114 Quarry Heights Dr., Clermont, IA 52135

Thu
26
Dec

Jim and Mary Lou Rogers

Jim and Mary Lou Rogers

 

Jim and Mary Lou (Van Horn) Rogers will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on December 27, 2019.

They were married at the EUB Church in rural Sheffield, Iowa.  They have two children Douglas of West Des Moines, Iowa. and Luanne (Randy) Lansing of Nashville, North Carolina.  They also have two grandchildren,  Jordan (Haley) Lansing of Ely, Iowa and Jaime Lansing and special friend Tyler Moses of Morrisville, North Carolina.

The Rogers lived in West Union from 1962-1998.  Jim was employed by the Farmers Home Administration and NEIA Realty and Appraisal.   Mary Lou worked for Brown’s Department Store/Tierneys. 

A private dinner has been held.

Cards may be sent to Jim and Mary Lou at 180 West Cardinal Street in Garner, Iowa 50438. 

Wed
18
Dec

Carol Deering

Carol Deering

 

The family of Carol Deering is hosting a card shower in honor of her 80th birthday on December 24, 2019.

Carol has four children: Chuck, Lori, Stacy, and Lisa; twelve grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Cards and well wishes may be sent to:

Carol Deering

520 Wilson St., Unit 7

Postville, IA 52162

Wed
04
Dec

Rosetta and Gerald Schmitt

Rosetta and Gerald Schmitt

 

Gerald and Rosetta (Rothmeyer) Schmitt of St Lucas where married November 28, 1959 in Festina Iowa.  Their two daughters Lisa (Sam) Hageman and Sandy (Ingvald) Sunde hosted a dinner for the couple along with their 6 grandchildren plus spouses and 17 great grandchildren in Forest City Iowa. Greetings can be sent to them at 29437 Quail Road West Union Iowa 52175.

Wed
27
Nov

Dona Lansing

Dona Lansing

 

Dona Lansing is turning 90 years young on December 3 and would love to hear from family and friends.

Please send congratulation and best wishes to her at: Stoney Brook, Atten: Dona Lansing- N-3, 705 S Pine St., West Union, IA 52175

Wed
13
Nov

Elaine and Linus Holthaus

Elaine and Linus Holthaus

 

An Open House and Dance is being held at the Wildwoods Event Center in Ossian on November 16, 2019 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. celebrating the 40thwedding anniversary of Linus and Elaine Holthaus of Ossian. 

Linus Holthaus and Elaine (Lansing) Holthaus were married on November 17, 1979 at Holy Name Catholic Church in West Union by Father Eugene Wiemer. The Open House event is being hosted by their children Stacy and John (Drew) McRae and family of Jesup, Sarah and Jeramy (Jerry) McGee and family of Cresco, Scott and Amanda Holthaus and family of Decorah, Chelsea Holthaus of Decorah, Daniel Holthaus of Iowa City and Marissa and Keegan Miller and family of Hawaii. 

The couple requests no gifts. 

Wed
13
Nov

Howard Wurster

Howard Wurster

 

Howard Wurster, former long time resident of Elgin, will celebrate his 90th birthday on November 26, 2019. Cards may be sent to Howard Wurster, 406 Valley Drive, Decorah, Iowa, 52101.

 
Wed
06
Nov

Irene Iben-Anderson

Irene Iben-Anderson

 

The family of Irene Iben-Anderson would like to invite friends and family to her 80th birthday celebration on Sunday, November 10, 2019 from 2-4 p.m. at the American Legion Post #15 in West Union.

No gifts requested, except your presence.

If you are not able to attend, her mailing address is: Irene Iben-Anderson, 707 Main St., Elgin, IA 52141

Wed
30
Oct

Nadine and Grant Walvatne

Nadine and Grant Walvatne

 

Grant and Nadine Walvatne were married in La Crosse, WI on November 5, 1994.

They have two children Cameron at home and Renee (Mrs. Ivan Penner) of Phoenix Arizona.

Cards may be mailed to:

24953 160th ST., Sumner, IA 50674

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