Family

Wed
24
Jun

Arden and Joyce Hanson to celebrate 60th anniversary

Arden and Joyce Hanson of Waukon will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary June 28. Arden Hanson and Joyce Snitker were married June 28, 1955 at Salem Reform Church, rural Waukon.
The couple has six children, Karen (Bill) Regan, Bev (Brad) Krambeer, Steve (Pat) Hanson, David (Barb) Hanson, Debra (Bart) Lodge and Lisa (Jeff) Kelm. They have ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Cards and well wishes may be sent to 926 2nd St. NW, Waukon, IA 52172.

Wed
24
Jun

June 27 open house will honor Hazel Sorum Larsgaard’s 100th birthday

Hazel Sorum Larsgaard of Fairview, SD will be celebrating her 100th birthday  June 25. An open house will be held Saturday, June 27 from 2-4 p.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church in Fairview.  This celebration of her centennial birthday will be hosted by her family.
The governor of South Dakota has also proclaimed June 25, 2015 as Hazel Larsgaard Day in the state of South Dakota.
Hazel’s great-grandparents were early settlers of the Old West Paint Creek Lutheran Church area in Allamakee County. She and her late husband, Roy Larsgaard, enjoyed many visits over the years with her Sorum relatives in the Waukon-Decorah area.  
Greetings may be sent to her in care of Charles and Lorene Fossum, her daughter, at 48388 288th Street, Canton, SD 57013.  For additional information, contact her eldest grandson, Todd Fossum at 402-709-2695.  
 

Wed
24
Jun

Rita Dougherty to celebrate 85th birthday

Friends and family are invited to celebrate Rita Dougherty’s 85th birthday at an open house hosted by her children Sunday, July 5 from 1-4 p.m. at Farmers and Merchants Savings Bank, 201 W. Main Street, Waukon. She requests no gifts.
 

Wed
24
Jun

Aure family reunion June 28

The Aure family reunion will be held Sunday, June 28 in the Sweeney Shelter at Waukon City Park. A potluck meal will be served at 12 noon.

Wed
17
Jun

Birth announcement: Roney

Kristy and Austin Roney of Waukon announce the birth of their son, Lincoln Lawrence Roney, June 10, 2015 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. He weighed 7 lbs., 2.4 ozs. and measured 20-1/2 inches in length at the time of his birth.
Grandparents are Dale and Dawn Roney of Waukon and Debra Wallerich of Harpers Ferry. Great-grandmother is Dorothy Gelo of Postville.

Wed
17
Jun

Bakewell, Darling to wed June 20

Brittany Bakewell of New Albin and Stephen Darling of Lansing announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. They plan to exchange vows June 20 at the Bechtel Farm near Lansing. A reception will be held at the New Albin Community Center following the ceremony.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Roger and Toni Bakewell of New Albin and Lenny Baxter of Waterloo. She is a recent graduate of the nursing program at Winona State University and is currently employed as a respite care provider. She plans to work as a nurse after completing her State Board exams.
The groom-elect is the son of Jeff and Judi Darling of Lansing. He served in the  U.S. Air Force for four years and is currently employed as a union carpenter for CD Smith.

Wed
17
Jun

Meder, Gavin to wed June 27

Patricia and Wesley Kinley of Harpers Ferry announce the engagement of their daughter, Sandra Meder of Waukon, to Joseph Gavin of Waukon, son of Larry and Chris Gavin of Waukon. The couple plans to exchange vows Saturday, June 27 at 2 p.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon. A reception and dance will be held at the Waukon Banquet Center at 5:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome.
The bride-elect is a 2011 graduate of Waukon Senior High School and a 2015 graduate of Upper Iowa University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Human Services. She plans to attend graduate school at Loras College to study Clinical and Mental Health Counseling. She is currently employed as an assistant manager at Hardee’s in Waukon.
The groom-elect is a 2009 graduate of Waukon Senior High School. He is currently studying Computer Technology and Programming at  Northeast Iowa Community College and working at Swiss Valley in Luana.

Wed
17
Jun

Coila Huffman to celebrate 90th birthday

Coila Huffman of Oelwein, originally of Waterville, will turn 90 years of age June 17. A celebration of the occasion will be held Saturday, June 20 from 1- 4 p.m. at her home, 221 Third Avenue SE, Oelwein, IA 50662. Those unable to attend the celebration may send well wishes to the above address.

Wed
17
Jun

WHS Class of 1940 reunion

Waukon High School’s Class of 1940 will be holding its 75th anniversary meeting Saturday, June 20. Class members, spouses and guests are invited for lunch at 12 noon at Gus and Tony’s in Waukon. RSVPs are requested to the Planning Committee, 563-568-3601.

Wed
10
Jun

Birth announcement: Deason

Paul and Lindsey Deason of Harpers Ferry announce the birth of their son, Mitchell Jon Deason, June 1, 2015 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. He weighed 9 lbs., 1.2 ozs. and measured 22-1/2 inches in length at the time of his birth. He joins a sister, Kaylin (2).
Grandparents are Pam Mitchell of Waukon, Jeff Mitchell of Waterville, Chris Deason of Harpers Ferry and Steve Deason of Cedar Rapids. Great-grandparents are Susan and the late Roger Freese of Waukon, Ray and Lorraine Mitchell of Rossville, Myrtle and the late Donald Gilbert of Cedar Rapids and Nancy and the late Robert Deason of Cedar Rapids.

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