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Schmitz-Lolwing

Schmitz-Lolwing

Anne Schmitz and Brandon Lolwing announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Anne is the daughter of Jim and Vick Schmitz, of Cedar Falls, and Brandon is the son of Kathi and Bobby Abrahams, of Albion, and Bryan and Marta Lolwing, of Marshalltown. Anne is a 2008 graduate of Cedar Falls ...

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Ulen — Anctil

Jim and Robin Anctil, of Marshalltown, announce the engagement of their son, Ryan, to Alanna Ulen, daughter of Gordon and Janet Ulen, of Peabody, Mass. Ryan is a 2006 graduate of Marshalltown High School and a 2010 graduate of Drake University; he is currently employed as a Senior Logistics ...

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Kaufman — Siemens

Allen and Luann Kaufman, of Tama, announces the engagement and approaching wedding of their daughter, Amber Kaufman to Jason Siemens, son of Harlan and LeAnn Siemens, of Marshalltown. Amber is a 2010 graduate of South Tama County High School and is currently a direct support staffer with ...

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Larson — McKibben

Rodney and Megan Larson, of Marshalltown, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Larson to Connor McKibben, son of Kent and Tara McKibben, of Iowa Falls. They are both currently enrolled at the University of Northern Iowa. Lauren is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Elementary ...

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Pace — 97

Arlene Pace turns 97 on March 10. Help her celebrate by sending a card. She loves to hear from friends, neighbors and fellow co-workers. Pace retired from the Marshalltown Court House in 1991. She was born in Tama and spent most of her life living in Marshalltown before moving to Bishop Drumm ...

Ritter-60th

Ritter — 60th

Richard L. Ritter, of Coatsville, Mo., and Wanda Brown, of Seymour, were united in marriage in Centerville on March 7, 1957. To this union four sons were born, David and Rodney now deceased, Richard Jr., of Le Grand, and Terry, of Marshalltown. Richard and Wanda have been blessed with three ...

Ritter-60th

Ritter — 60th

Richard L. Ritter, of Coatsville, Mo., and Wanda Brook, of Seymour, were united in marriage in Centerville on March 7, 1957. To this union four sons were born, David and Rodney now deceased, Richard Jr., of Le Grand, and Terry, of Marshalltown. Richard and Wanda have been blessed with three ...

Augustine-50th

Augustine — 50th

Barbara and Gary Augustine celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 4. The Augustines were blessed with two children, Tim and Lynn. They have four grandchildren: Brittany, Cody, Blaine and Alex and three great grandchildren: Emma, Abbie and Benjamin. To honor their special occasion ...

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Marshalltown VFW Post 839 cites benefactors

Marshalltown Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 839 reviewed ongoing activities and began setting up the 2017-18 year during Tuesday’s monthly session. Commander Dallas Clark, presiding over the Harry C. Harter Post meeting, asked first call on officer elections. Judging from nominations, it ...

‘The Star’ program by Olson at Chapter BB

The regular business meeting of P.E.O. Chapter BB met March 20 at the home of Bobbie Olson. LaDonna Allison and Erika Miller served as the tea committee. Chaplain, Mandy Abernathy, shared devotions with members. Vice-President, Sylvia Lowrance presided over the meeting with 22 members answering ...

Compassionate Friends group to meet on April 4

The Compassionate Friends, a grief support group that deals with the death of a child, no matter what the age, invites any bereaved parents to attend our monthly meetings. It meets the first Tuesday of each month at the First Friends Church, 2409 S. Sixth St., Marshalltown. The April 4 ...

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO
Elementary students with winning essays are from left to right: Jacob Hayes, Lauren Keller, Raegan Tolle, Michael Martinez, William Grommet and Saxon Hancock. Back row, left to right: Deloris Clayton, Post 839 contest chairperson; Tammy Hayes, Home School teacher; Melissa Keller, Home School teacher; Hollee Tolle, Home School teacher; Mrs. Boone, St. Francis teacher; absent because of illness was Mrs. Davis, St. Francis teacher, and Kari Hancock, Home School teacher.

VFW Auxiliary Post 839 elementary essay winners

The Elementary Contest Winners, families and teachers were guests at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 839 on March 21. After the meal served by the Auxiliary these students received certificates and monetary awards from the Auxiliary. The Third Grade essays were titled: “I Love America ...