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22
Nov

Wayne and Janice Howe 50th wedding anniversary


Janice and Wayne Howe

Wayne and Janice (Beisker) Howe are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple was married November 18, 1967 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon.

Family and friends are invited to help celebrate the occasion at a mass in their honor November 26 at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick Church in Waukon, followed by an open house from 1-4 p.m. at the Waukon City Club Party Room. The couple requests no gifts.

The celebration is being hosted by their family: Angie and Ron Cooper, Jordan, Danen, Courtney and Kendra; Matt and Shelly Howe, Will and Grace; Becky and Brad Decker, Bronte, Desmond and Denzel; John Howe; Dan and Linsey Howe, Hunter, Hailie and Easton; Tom Howe and Callie Mescher and Ruby; and Zach Howe and Katie Kotz.

Wed
22
Nov

Harlen Koenig to celebrate 100th birthday November 25

Harlen Koenig of Postville will be celebrating his 100th birthday Saturday, November 25 with an open house from 9-11 a.m. at the Frankville Fire Station. Everyone is welcome to attend. Harlen was born November 29, 1917.

In honor of the occasion, cards and well wishes may be sent to 686 Frankville Road, Postville, IA 52162.

Wed
22
Nov

Birth announcement: Aronson

Maya Aronson
Maya Aronson

Brian and Tiffany Aronson of Hudson announce the birth of their daughter, Maya Jean Aronson, born October 27, 2017 at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo. She weighed 5 lbs. 1 oz. and measured 18 inches in length at the time of her birth. She joins a big sister, Brooke (2-1/2).

Grandparents are Dale and Deb Shafer of Monona and Larry and Connie Aronson of Hudson. Great-grandparents are Mark and Marge Delaney of Harpers Ferry and Gene and Beverly Sandvig of Spencer.

Wed
15
Nov

Kambrea Mahr, Tyler Fink exchange vows October 7


Kambrea and Tyler Fink

Kambrea Mahr of Dorchester and Tyler Fink of New Albin exchanged vows October 7, 2017 at the Wally Mahr Jr. Barn. A reception followed the ceremony at the New Albin Community Center.

The bride’s parents are Mark and Julie Mahr of Dorchester, and grandparents are Wally and Marianne Mahr of Dorchester, Leroy and Rose Stadtler of Caledonia, MN and the late Audrey Stadtler of Spring Grove, MN. The bride is a 2011 graduate of Waukon High School and a 2014 graduate of Total Look Cosmetology in Cresco. She is the owner of the Hair Depot in New Albin since 2014.

The groom’s parents are Mike and Shirley Fink of New Albin and Sally Schneider of McGregor, and grandparents are Kay DeMunk of Marquette, and the late William Schneider, Velma Mack and Freeman Fink. The groom is a 2005 graduate of Kee High School in Lansing and is employed as an insurance agent with Washington National.

Wed
15
Nov

Wayne and Janice Howe 50th wedding anniversary


Janice and Wayne Howe

Wayne and Janice (Beisker) Howe are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple was married November 18, 1967 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon.

Family and friends are invited to help celebrate the occasion at a mass in their honor November 26 at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick Church in Waukon, followed by an open house from 1-4 p.m. at the Waukon City Club Party Room. The couple requests no gifts.

The celebration is being hosted by their family: Angie and Ron Cooper, Jordan, Danen, Courtney and Kendra; Matt and Shelly Howe, Will and Grace; Becky and Brad Decker, Bronte, Desmond and Denzel; John Howe; Dan and Linsey Howe, Hunter, Hailie and Easton; Tom Howe and Callie Mescher and Ruby; and Zach Howe and Katie Kotz.

Wed
15
Nov

Jim and Connie Mettille 50th wedding anniversary

Then and now, Jim and Connie Mettille
Then and now, Jim and Connie Mettille
Then and now, Jim and Connie Mettille

Jim and Connie Mettille of Lansing are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary November 25. The couple was married November 25, 1967 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon.

They are the parents of eight children, including Becky of Lansing, Barbara (deceased), Matt (Julie Monroe) of Decorah, Mark (Lori Wilson) of Lantana, TX, Ben (Erin Lansing) of Lansing, Bob (Angie Gibbs) of Waterville, Brian (Stephanie Bohlen) of Dubuque, and Melissa of Decorah. The couple has 19 grandchildren.

Everyone is invited to celebrate the occasion November 25 with mass at 5 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Church in Lansing and an open house from 6-10 p.m. at T.J. Hunter’s Reception Hall in Lansing.
 

Wed
15
Nov

Ann-Elise Bakkum 85th birthday card shower


Ann-Elise Bakkum

Ann-Elise Bakkum of Waukon will be celebrating her 85th birthday November 20. In honor of the occasion, cards and well wishes may be sent to: 100 Second Street NW, Waukon, IA 52172.
 

Wed
15
Nov

Harlen Koenig to celebrate 100th birthday November 25


Harlen Koenig

Harlen Koenig of Postville will be celebrating his 100th birthday Saturday, November 25 with an open house from 9-11 a.m. at the Frankville Fire Station. Everyone is welcome to attend. Harlen was born November 29, 1917.
In honor of the occasion, cards and well wishes may be sent to 686 Frankville Road, Postville, IA 52162.

Wed
15
Nov

WHS Class of 1961 to meet

The Waukon High School Class of 1961 will meet Friday, November 17 at 11:30 a.m. at Gus & Tony’s in Waukon. All classmates are welcome to attend.
 

Wed
15
Nov

Birth announcement: Schulte

June Schulte
June Schulte

Evan and Danielle Schulte of Tiffin announce the birth of their daughter, June Marie Schulte, born October 26, 2017 at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City. She weighed 9 lbs. 14 ozs. and measured 22 inches in length at the time of her birth. She joins a big sister, Violet (2-1/2).

Grandparents are Jenette and Keith Schulte of Dorchester and Laura and Mike Pitlick of Iowa City. Great-grandparents are Bill and Franny Byrnes of Waukon and Marilyn and Morrie Pitlick of Iowa City.

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