Birthdays and Anniversaries


Whaley — 50th

Brenda (Nuese) Whaley and Jim Whaley will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 14. Their children and grandchildren will be honoring them with an open house at their home, 1740 Oaks Ave., Marshalltown, that day from 4-7 p.m. All family and friends are welcome. Brenda and Jim ...


Nagle — Bledsoe

Deb Nagle Hinds and Norm DeSerano, of Waterloo, and Mr. and Mrs. Mark Nagle, of Washburn, are announcing the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Brenda Mae Nagle, to Jordan Jeffry Bledsoe, son of Jenny and Andy Bledsoe, of Gladbrook. Brenda is currently completing her ...


Anniversary Celebrations Kent and Marcy Thomas Sept. 23 17 years Rhodes-State Center Andy Heintz and Sara Jordan-Heintz Oct. 10 2 years Marshalltown Dennis and Kathy Beane Oct. 22 34 years Marshalltown Happy Birthday Damon Bringmann Sept. 28 15 ...


Keeler — 70th

Lowell and Martha Keeler were married at The Little Brown Church in Nashua on Sept. 21, 1947. They have lived a very full life surrounded by three children, eight grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. If you would like to celebrate with them, send any cards or notes to 102 Meadow Lane, ...

Anniversary and Birthday

To Place Your Free Listing For Your Wedding, Anniversary or Birthday Call 641-753-6611 (Needed two weeks previous to event) Anniversaries Sept. 15 Toby and Sharon Brimmer 55 years Marshalltown Sept. 23 Kent and Marcy Thomas 17 years Rhodes-State Center Oct. 22 Dennis ...

Graves — 60th

Graves — 60th

Max and Janet Graves will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on Sept. 6. The Graves’ were married on Sept. 6, 1957, at the Central Christian Church in Marshalltown. They are the parents of four children, they have 18 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. To honor this ...

McBridge-5th Gen

McBride – 5th Generation

Pictured from left to right in the front row are: B.J. Rice, grandpa, of Groves, Texas; seated Shirley McBride, great-great grandma, of Marshalltown, holding her great-great granddaughter, Braelyn Barton, of Groves, Texas; and Shana Rice, mother, of Groves, Texas. In the back is June Burns, ...

Max and Janet Graves will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on Sept. 6. The Graves’ were married on Sept. 6, 1957, at the Central Christian Church in Marshalltown. 
They are the parents of four children, they have 18 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
To honor this special occasion, cards may be sent to 705 Fremont St., Marshalltown, Iowa, 50158.

Wedding, Anniversary or Birthday

Anniversaries: Aug. 24 Leo and Sue Klaas 26 years Melbourne Sept. 6 Max and Janet Graves 60 years Marshalltown Weddings Aug. 26 Kelly Pratt and Jeff Koster Sept. 6 Reeba Box and John Bloom Tina DuBois and Clint Zitzow NEW ARRIVALS • Alex and Katie Ward, of West ...


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.