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October 3, 2019
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30 years Ago Sept. 29, 1989 Bret Lauterbach, son of Phil and Nancy Lauterbach and Ellen Robertson, daughter of Steve and Deb Robertson, were crowned King and Queen at the Gladbrook-Reinbeck Rebel Homecoming festivities. Barb and Larry Gray, Yakima, Washington, are the parents of a girl, Jacie Nichelle, born September 13. She joins a brother, Thad, who is almost three-years-old. Grandparents are Chuck and Shirley Delfs, Gladbrook, Wayne Gray, Tama, and Joyce Gray, Story City. Michael and Jeanette Awes, Marshalltown, are the parents of a son, Grant Michael, born September 26. He joins two brothers at home, Scott and Darin Vaughn. Grandparents are Harold and Eunice Pieper and Roger and Karol Awes, Marshalltown. Jeri Anne McDonald and Todd Michael Edwards exchanged wedding vows on September 10. Parents of the bride are Carole McDonald of Liscomb and Jerry McDonald of Liscomb. Parents of the groom are Gary and Deena Edwards of Garwin. The newly completed dedication stone in memory of Dr. H. D. Osborne was erected in the Memorial Building parking lot. 40 Years Ago Oct. 5, 1979 During the half time ceremony of Gladbrook’s Homecoming game, Carma Horstmann was crowned the 1979 Homecoming Queen. Mr. and Mrs. William R. Tierman of Stuart, Iowa, announce the wedding of their daughter, Angela Anna to Jerry L. Buskohl, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Buskohl. Keith and Carol Niedermann of Marshalltown are the parents of twins, a son, Jaime Albert, and a daughter, Nicole Jo, born September 27. The twins have three sisters, Cherie, 8 years old, Stephanie, 3, and Heidi, 2. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Herman Niedermann of Garwin and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Mayer of Marshalltown. Mr. Mark McKinney and Sharon Vanderslice were united in marriage on September 20. Bill Johns brought in a banana squash which he discovered in a patch at the Tama County Care Facility. It measured 3 feet long and weighed 4 1/2 pounds. 50 Years Ago Sept. 26, 1969 Judith Ann Storjohann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Storjohann of Gladbrook, and Randy Lee Welton, son of Mr. and Mrs. June Welton of Garwin, were married September 12. Mr. and Mrs. Sheridan Wrage are the parents of a son, Eric Jon, born September 16. He has four sisters. Mr. and Mrs. Allen Morrow of Beaman are the parents of a son. He has a brother Toby and is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Morrow and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Untiedt. 60 Years Ago Sept. 25, 1959 Barbara Jean Lohse, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Lohse and Stanley Alan Walton, all of Gladbrook were united in marriage on September 20. Kayrene J. Blocker, 15-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Blocker of Garwin, disappeared from her home Saturday and has not been heard from since. 70 Years Ago Sept. 23, 1949 Mr. and Mrs. August Hauschildt, Jr., are the parents of a son. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Long, Albion, became the parents of a son. Howard Briney, owner of the Uptown Theatre announced the sale of the theatre to Mr. and Mrs. Kogel, St. Ansgar, this week. Possession will be given October 4. 80 Years Ago Sept. 22, 1939 L. A. Burton, a former editor of the Gladbrook Tama Northern, passed away at his home in Cedar Falls on September 13. Mr. and Mrs. J. O. King will observe their Golden Wedding Anniversary. The two story frame home on the Ray Fleming farm, seven miles southwest of Gladbrook, was destroyed by fire last Thursday afternoon, September 14. Sunday morning at 7:30 a.m., Mr. and Mrs. Charles Eldridge of Kensett, Iowa, former Garwin residents, and J. E. Tolan of Glenwood, Iowa, were fatally injured when their car was struck by a Rock Island freight train. 90 Years Ago Sept. 26, 1929 With an output of 196,068,000 pounds, Iowa creameries manufactured more butter last year than the combined output of the New England, middle Atlantic, south Atlantic, east, south, central and mountain states, which only manufactured a combined total of 161,208,000 pounds. With no word from the missing James Van Vliete since he disappeared from his home om Waterloo August 15, his wife has instituted a nation wide search for her husband but since he left Gayman’s Cafe in Waterloo where he has served as night chef has been uncovered. The many friends of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Kamerer will learn with regret that they have moved to Marcus, Iowa, where they have purchased an exclusive grocery store.
 
 
 

 

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