Westly (Bud) Bahnsen and Pauline (Petersen) Bahnsen of Mason City were married on October 24, 1954. They will celebrate 65 years of marriage. The couple’s children are Chris (Linh) Bahnsen of Pensacola, Florida; Paula (Ross) Anderson, of Dumont, Iowa; and Carrie (Ron) Waldbillig of Kansas Ci…

Rev. Ron Stein, longtime pastor of First Baptist Church in Mason City, Iowa, is retiring. He has been in Ministry 51 years and has been pastor of the First Baptist in Mason City for 30 years. He also has a radio ministry on KGLO every Sunday morning. He and his wife, Karen, plan to remain in…

Ron Graff and Mary Austin, of Mason City, IA, were married October 21, 1959, in Mason City. The couple celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a reception of special friends and family on October 19 at East Park in Mason City. The reception was hosted by their children: Laura (Mario) …

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Sincere thanks to our families and friends who honored us with their presence, cards and gifts at our Birthday Open House.

The family of Jim Fountas wishes to extend our sincere gratitude to all our family & friends for all the expressions of sympathy. A special thank you to Mercy One Hospice of North Iowa and Good Shepherd for excellent care.

Bob and Marilyn Hyde, of Rock Falls, Iowa, were married on October 10, 1959, and will be celebrating 60 Years of marriage!

Happy 60th Anniversary to Stan and Dorothy Simmons. They were united in marriage on October 17, 1959, in Mason City, Iowa. In their 60 years together they have been blessed with three daughters, seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and one on the way.

W.L. Nicholas of Clear Lake, Iowa, will be honored at a family dinner to celebrate his 90th birthday. W.L. was born October 14, 1929, in Hampton, Iowa. Cards may be mailed to 1105 North Shore Drive, Clear Lake, IA 50428. W.L. requests, “No gifts please."

Dolly Wyke of Britt, Iowa, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Friday, October 18, with a card shower. Cards may be sent to her at Westview Care Center, P.O. Box 366, Britt, IA 50423.

A Celebration of Life for Kenneth Matson will be held at Pizza Ranch in Mason City for family and friends, Saturday, October 19, from 1 to 3 p.m.

Larry Madson and Carmen (Holstad) Madson will be celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary. They were married on October 18, 1969, in Kensett, Iowa, at the Elk Creek Lutheran Church.

Ray and Gloria (Rasmussen) Callow. of Mason City, were married October 18, 1969, at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. The couple’s children are Alan Callow and Jamie Koehler, both from Mason City. They have 6 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Cards and wishes can be sent to 684…

Stan Fitz, of Rockford, Iowa, celebrated his 90th birthday on Monday, October 7. Cards may be sent to him at 14 Sixth St. SE, Rockford, Iowa 50468.

Francis Voet will be celebrating his 90th birthday, Friday, October 18. A family dinner will be held in his honor. Birthday wishes may be sent to 1007 N Polk Ave., Mason City, IA 50401.

Timothy John Hanson and Katie Lynn Seiler Hanson, of Windsor Heights, Iowa, were married October 5, 2018, at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden in Des Moines, Iowa. The couple celebrated their first anniversary with a trip to Texas. Cards and wishes may be sent to them at 1117 65th St, …

Mark Cottrell, son of Bill and Zell Cottrell, and Jennifer Zorn, daughter of Irvin and Ruth Zorn, were married October 18, 1969, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Mason City, Iowa. Their children are William and Michelle Cottrell and family of Northwood, Iowa, and Gretchen and A.J. Stone and fa…

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