Birthdays and Anniversaries

Mooty — 90th

Helene Mooty is observing her 90th birthday on March 24. No family celebration is planned, however, cards would be welcome. To help make this a special celebration send cards to: Helene Mooty, 25089 250th St., Grundy Center, Iowa, 50638-8510.

Wilson — 70th

Dale and Lois Wilson will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on March 28. An open house celebration to honor this occasion will be from 1:30-3:30 p.m. on March 24 at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 3001 S. Sixth St., Marshalltown. The couple requests no gifts please, just the pleasure of ...

Rodgers — 40th

Mark and Phyllis Rodgers, of Garwin, will celebrate 40 years of marriage on March 18. They met in 1977 in Garwin while coaching little league softball and baseball. They were married on March 18, 1978, in Phyllis’s hometown of Montezuma. The couple have three children. A son, James Rodgers, ...

This week’s Birthdays

March 10 Tammy Cowell Marshalltown March 15 Denise Bringmann 31 years Gilman

Thompson — 50th

Dale and Glenda Thompson will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on March 2. They were married March 2, 1968 in Huntsville, Ala. Children include: Steve Thompson (Jenny), Terry Thompson (Clarissa) and Lisa Sinnwell (Mike); five grandchildren and two step-grandchildren. There will ...

Anderly — 100th

On Jan. 22, Gertrude Anderly joins the ever-growing population of Centenarians as she prepares to celebrate her 100th birthday with a family gathering on Jan. 14 hosted by her daughter-in-law and granddaughters. There will also be a celebration hosted by the Bickford Cottage on Jan. 22 for ...

Oetker — 90th

Earl J. Oetker will celebrate his 90th birthday on Jan. 21. Family and friends invite the community to join in wishing him a Happy Birthday. Cards may be mailed to Earl J. Oetker, 2663 Marsh Ave., Haverhill, Iowa, 50120.


Jan. 15 Madonna McCarthy 75 years State Center Marshalltown Jan. 17 Bonnie Mason 93 years Sherman, Texas Pauline Kinder 95 years Marshalltown

Graves — 80th

Janet Graves will celebrate her 80th birthday on Dec. 12. Join family and friends in wishing her a happy birthday

Anniversaries and Birthdays

Anniversaries: Dec. 11 Jack and Charlotte (Hokel) Farr 62 years Marshalltown Birthdays: Dec. 9 Bob Scovill 90 years Marshalltown Dec. 12 Janet Graves 80 years Marshalltown Dec. 16 Jack McCarthy 81 years State Center Dec. 19 Zeb Un Nisa Wares 50 ...


Dec. 6 Annalisa Donahey Wilmington, N.C. Dec. 6 Marjorie Beane 96 years Le Grand Dec. 9 Bob Scovill 90 years Marshalltown To Place Your Free Listing For Your Wedding, Anniversary or Birthday Call 641-753-6611 (Needed two weeks previous to event)


Nov. 28 Mary Halterman 29 years Des Moines Dec. 6 Marjorie Beane 96 years Le Grand

Scovill — 90th

The family of Bob Scovill invites friends and family to join in celebrating his 90th birthday on Dec. 9 at the Church of Christ, 1402 S. Center St., Marshalltown. A luncheon will be provided. Cards can be mailed to Bob Scovill, c/o Debbie Peck, 1417 Franklin St., Iowa City, Iowa, 52240.

Brown — 50th

Robert (Bob) and Sue (Merritt) Brown, of Laurel, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 2. They have two children and three grandchildren. Karee (Brown) Hodge married to Matthew Hodge who live in Eldridge, are parents of Grant (13) and Anna (12). Kyle Brown, of Des Moines, is the ...

Frye — 85th

Rudy Frye, of Marshalltown, will be celebrating his 85th birthday on Dec. 1. Join his children and family in wishing him a happy birthday.

Wills — 65th

Don Wills and Dona (Abney) Wills were married Nov. 15, 1952, at the First United Methodist church in Marshalltown. The couple will be celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary.

Friis — 95th

Eldon Friis, originally of Marathon and formerly of Marshall County, now of Las Vegas, Nev., will celebrate his 95th birthday on Nov. 29. A card shower is planned with congratulations being sent to: 1251 S. Cimarron Road, Apt. 65, Las Vegas, Nev., 89117-8333.


Nov. 23 Becky Suchan 74 years Melbourne Nov. 24 Payton Williams 13 years Gilman

Niehouse — 60th

Ken and Anita Niehouse will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on Nov. 10. The family is inviting friends and relatives to join in the celebration from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, 312 W. Main St., Marshalltown.