Birthdays and Anniversaries

Lang — 50th

Greg and Judie Lang will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 31. Greg Lang and Judie Dostal were married at St. Mary’s Church in Marshalltown on Dec. 31, 1966. They have two sons: Scott (Amy) Lang, of Cedar Falls; Jeff (Alyssa) Lang, of Cedar Rapids, and three granddaughters: ...

Larson — 25th

Rodney and Megan Larson, of Marshalltown, are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary. The Larsons were married at First Baptist Church in Marshalltown on Nov. 2, 1991.

Ralston — 104th

Perle Ralston will be celebrating her 104th birthday on Sept. 26. Join family and friends in celebrating this occasion with a card shower sent to Perle Ralston, 511 E. Center St., Conrad, Iowa, 50621.

Kosnar — 100th

Sue Kosnar will celebrate her milestone 100th birthday on Sept. 13.In her honor, an open house will be held on Sept. 18 at the North Tama Activity Center, 212 N. Main St., Traer, from 1:30-3:30 p.m.Kosnar has three daughters: Barbara (Tom) Merchant, of Vinton; Marilyn (Jon) Nagel, of Campbell, ...

Kasischke — 62nd

On Sept. 7, Lowell and Sharon Kasischke have a lot to celebrate! Not only is Sharon turning 80 years old, but they will also be celebrating their 62nd wedding anniversary. They were married in 1954 at St. John's Lutheran Church in rural State Center where they continue to worship.The Kasischke ...

Hilleman — 40th

Randy and Patti (Hughes) Hilleman, of St. Anthony, are celebrating 40 years of marriage, Sept. 4. They were married at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in State Center.They are the parents of Marcy (Bob) Bean, of Minneapolis, MN, Leslee Hilleman, of Madison, WI, and Haley (Nick) Tiedt, of Fairbank. ...

Seim — 65th

Gene and Esther Seim, of Marshalltown, will be celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. They were married Sept. 1, 1951 at the United Church of Christ, Klemme. Children include: Deb (Ron) Keller, Doug Seim, Tim (Jan) Seim, Mindy (Jamey) Hutcheson, Janelle (John) Whaley, Matt Seim (deceased), ...

Metge — 60th

Larry and Beverly (Smith) Metge will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on Sept. 8. They were married at Elim Lutheran Church in Marshalltown. Cards to help celebrate their special day can be sent to 1213 Jerdee Lane, Milford 51351. Their family includes children Todd (Lila) Metge ...

Knaack — 50th

Bob and Marcy Knaack, of Gladbrook, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 26. They were married at the Methodist Church in Reinbeck. They are the parents of Linda (Bob) Brockney, of Urbandale, Ryan and Rachel; and Gary (Vicki) Knaack, of Grundy Center, Austin, Logan, Dylan and ...

Vaske — 60th

Irvin and Jeanette (Kramer) Vaske, of Marshalltown, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary with their family.They were married in Prairieburg on Aug. 30, 1956 and moved to Boone. In 1964, they moved to Marshalltown.They have six children: Dave (Ruth) Vaske, of LeMars; Dan (Rhonda) ...

Hackman — 50th

Roger and Glenda (Blietz) Hackman, of Marshalltown, will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 27. They were married in New Hampton. Cards and greetings are welcome to help celebrate their special day and can be sent to 107 Palmer St., Marshalltown, Iowa, 50158.Their family ...

Acton — 40th

Patrick and April (Mayer) Acton, of Gladbrook, will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. Pat and April were married at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Anamosa on Aug. 7, 1976.They have three children: Erica (Cory) Harms, of Clear Lake; Tara (William Gregory) Acton, of Cedar Rapids; ...

Allen — 25th

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Allen celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on June 21. They were married on June 21, 1991, at "The Little Brown Church" in Nashua.

Naylor — 90th

Shirley Rae Naylor will celebrate her 90th birthday on July 20. Naylor was born in 1926. Her mother, Leah Brooks died shortly after her birth and she had the good fortune of being raised by Robert and Stella Brothers from infancy. Naylor graduated from Green Mountain High School and has lived ...

Poland — 90th

Norma Poland, of Marshalltown, will be celebrating her 90th birthday. She was born on July 22, 1926. Her family is throwing a card shower in her honor. Well wishes may be sent to Norma Poland, 919 S. 11th Ave., Marshalltown, Iowa, 50158.

Hanke — 60th

Sixty years of love passes in a hurry. On Aug. 5, 1956 Arnold Hanke and Darlene Chambers were united in marriage. Three children were born to them: Dennis, of Marshalltown; Rickie (Denise) and sons, Trent and Colton, of Marshalltown; and Diana (Tom) Lyle and son, Ryan, of Round Rock, Texas.

Richards — 90th

Shirley Richards will celebrate her 90th birthday with family and friends during an Open House from 1-4 p.m. on July 23 at the City Park Shelter House in Garwin. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome to participate in this special day. No gifts are requested.

Johnson — 70th

Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Johnson, of LaMoille, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on June 28.They are the parents of: Stephen (Mariann), of Ramsey, Minn.; Mary (Charles) Gifford, of Crystal, Minn.; Douglas, of Ramsey, Minn.; Roger, of St. Anthony.They have been blessed with 13 ...

Smith — 60th

Matt and Judy Smith, of Green Mountain, will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on June 30, 2016. Cards and greetings to help celebrate their special day can be sent to 2947 170th St., Marshalltown, Iowa, 50158.A family party is planned with their children, grandchildren and ...