Birthdays and Anniversaries


Robinson — 50th

Jim and Peggy Robinson are celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary. They were married Aug. 12, 1967 high noon at Saint Mary’s Catholic Church. Join the family as they celebrate from 7-9 p.m. on Aug. 12 at 202 W. Meadow Lane. The couple is requesting no gifts. The event is being hosted by ...


Smith — 50th

Jane Hitchings and Alva Smith were married on July 28, 1967 at the Le Grand Friends Church. They celebrated with their family earlier this month when their children were all in the area. Children of the Smiths are: Tim Smith, of Fort Dodge; Trina (Daryn) Ottenbreit, Alberta, Canada; Dan ...

Keen — 90th

George Keen will be celebrating his 90th birthday on July 11. His family is hosting an open house for him from 2-4 p.m. on July 9 at the Embers Independent Living Community, 1211 W. State St., in the Community Room. Use the south entrance which is toward the west side of the building on the ...


Wiese — 90th

Dorothy Wiese will be honored on July 16 to celebrate her 90th birthday. A reception for Wiese will be held at the Gladbrook Memorial Building from 2-5 p.m. Wiese grew up in Louisville, Neb., moving to Iowa in her adult years. She married Eldon Wiese on Oct. 12, 1952. Wiese has a son ...

Mosebach — 65th

The daughters of Bob and Elsie Mosebach would like to honor their parents with a card shower celebrating 65 years of marriage on July 11. The daughters encourage everyone to send cards sharing memories and congratulating them on such a blessed milestone. Cards may be mailed to: Bob and Elsie ...

Adair —50th

Adair — 50th

Jim and Connie Adair were married on June 10, 1967 at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Marshalltown. The Adairs celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 10. They have three daughters: Michelle (Mark) Mast, Allison (Lee) Byrd and Nikki Adair. They also have eight grandchildren: ...


Ryden — 65th

Rex and Nan Ryden, of Marshalltown, will be celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. Congratulate them as they celebrate on June 14 by sending cards during the month of June to: Rex and Nan Ryden, c/o Cartwright, Druker, and Ryden, 112 W. Church St., Marshalltown, Iowa, 50158.

DeWitt — 70th

Arthur and Beverly (Sietmann) DeWitt will be celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary on June 18. They both graduated from Laurel High School and farmed for 50 years, south of Laurel, before retiring to Marshalltown. They continue to be active members of Laurel United Methodist Church. ...


Coulter — 70th

Jim and Helen (Olson) Coulter will celebrate their 70th anniversary on June 15. There were married in Gilman on June 15, 1947. Jim is retired from Fisher Controls and Helen from US West. They are Florida residents, but spend the summer at 1500 Lincoln Tower Circle #404 in Marshalltown.

Shine — 90th

Happy 90th birthday to Rose Shine of Conrad. There will be a private family celebration, but the family would also like to throw a card shower for Rose on June 12. Send to PO Box 566, Conrad, Iowa, 50621. Rose (Bogard) grew up in Marshalltown and has resided most of her years in Conrad.


Stevens — 65th

Robert and Joan (DeCoster) Stevens will be celebrating there 65th wedding anniversary on June 5 with their family. Stevens are the parents of three children: Brad Stevens, of Marshalltown, LeeAnn Coughlin, of Ames, and Mark Stevens, of Marshalltown. They have seven grandchildren and nine ...

Ina Billerbeck-97th

Billerbeck — 97th

Ina Billerbeck will be celebrating her 97th birthday on June 12. She would enjoy getting cards and well wishes at 910 E. Olive St., #612, Marshalltown, Iowa, 50158.

Sickels 40 Ann

Sickels — 40th

Dennis and Melanie (Pederson) Sickels will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary. The couple was united in marriage on June 4, 1977, at the East Paint Creek Synod Lutheran Church near Waterville. They are the parents of Stephanie (Eric) Schumacher, of Ankeny, Kristi (Juvenio) Palma, of ...


Berthusen — 50th

Stanley and Vivian (Thede) Berthusen will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on May 27. They were married in Gladbrook on May 27, 1967. To celebrate, they will be traveling to Niagara Falls, Boston and Maine this summer with their son, Andy, daughter-in-law, Chie, and granddaughter, ...


Tigges — 70th

Delmar and Margaret Tigges will celebrate 70 years of marriage on June 4, 2017. They were married in Van Cleve in a candlelight ceremony after a thunderstorm moved through the area knocking out power. The Tigges lived on their dairy farm south of Melbourne until moving to Des Moines about 10 ...

Vannatta —50th

Vannatta — 50th

Chuck and Karen Vannatta will celebrate 50 years of marriage May 20. Chuck Vannatta, of Marshalltown, and Karen Hauser, of LaMoille, were united in marriage May 20, 1967, at Watertown Baptist Church in East Moline, Ill. They will celebrate with a private family dinner along with their son ...


Gould — 90th

Dorothy Gould will celebrate her milestone 90th birthday on May 18. Gould, who grew up in Ferguson, has been a Marshalltown resident since 1947 when she married Wilbur (Dib) Gould. She has one daughter, Amy Thomsen, of Urbandale; two grandchildren, Troy Thomsen, of Altoona, and Michelle ...


Scovill — 40th

John and Gleda (Paris) Scovill will be celebrating their 40th Wedding Anniversary on May 7. They were married on May 7, 1977 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Marshalltown. The best man was Rex Scovill and the Bride’s Maid was Glenda Halladay. John worked for Swifts and ...

Martha Keeler

Keeler — 90th

Martha Shore Keeler, a lifelong resident of the Marshalltown area, will celebrate her 90th birthday May 7. Join family and friends in celebrating this occasion with a card shower sent to Martha Keeler, 102 W. Meadow Lane, Marshalltown, Iowa, 50158.


Polley — 70th

Franklin and Norma Polley, of Marshalltown, will celebrate their 70th Wedding Anniversary April 29. Everyone is welcome to attend the 5 p.m. Mass at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Haverhill. Father Tom Braak as celebrant as he did for their 50th Anniversary. Family & friends ...