Come and wish Dr. Ruen well in his retirement during an open house ice cream social on Sunday, June 30, 2-4 p.m. at the Forest Park Building Atrium in Mason City, Iowa. Please use the South door entrance.

Rose Springer of Thornton, Iowa was born June 22, 1929. Please help her celebrate her 90th birthday by sending cards and well wishes to P.O. Box 182, Thornton, IA 50479.

Thank you to our family and friends for their many cards, good wishes and presence at our 70th anniversary. We are blessed by the many friends that we have known over these 70 years.

Christine Dorenkamp's retirement is upon us. The date we have feared, yet anticipated, is June 21. Christine has dedicated 16 years to Larry Elwood Construction, providing excellent administrative service through rain, shine, and horrific Iowa blizzards, always with a smile. She has both end…

Thank you to everyone who sent cards and best wishes to me on my 80th birthday. Each of you have touched my life along the way. I’m forever grateful!

Peggy Gallagher’s family would like to thank everyone for their calls, cards, flowers and plants, food and attending mom’s farewell. It was a beautiful send off! Thanks to Surls for their kindness and patience with Sue and I. For Jennifer for reading our minds and arranging the perfect caske…

The family of Ervin Klouse would like to thank all the people that cared from him during the last few months of his life. He met and appreciated the staff at Mercy One, Homestead and Good Shepherd during his stays there. Thank you to Dr. Seeger, Sara Wolf at the VA Clinic, and St. Croix Hosp…

Arthur (Art) Ades and Carol Craig Ades of Mason City, Iowa, were married May 31, 1959, at United Methodist Church in Hampton, Iowa. They will celebrate their 60th anniversary with an open house hosted by their son and spouse, son-in-law and spouse, and grandchildren and spouses. The open hou…

Robert Welter of Mason City celebrated his 95th birthday on June 1 with family and friends at his home. Family came from as far away as California, Oregon, Colorado and Virginia for the celebration.

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Gary Younge of Thornton, Iowa, will be honored with a family dinner to celebrate his 80th birthday. He was born June 18, 1939. Cards can be sent to 205 Willow St., PO Box 215, Thornton, IA 50479.

You are cordially invited to help Connie Burgardt celebrate his 90th birthday on Sunday, June 23, 2019, at Britt Evangelical Free Church, in Britt, Iowa, from 2 to 4 p.m. If you cannot join us and would like to send birthday wishes, you can send them to:

It is our pleasure to announce that Bob and Sharon Sanders of Sheffield, Iowa will celebrate their 60th Wedding Anniversary. They were married on June 21, 1959. They are blessed with the following children, Scott & Lori Sanders, Sheffield; Sue Peterson, Denver, Colorado; 5 grandchildren,…

Fairfax, Virginia. The Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning at George Mason University recently recognized Dr. Sheri Ann Huerta as an Adjunct Teacher of Distinction for 2019. Dr. Huerta is the daughter of Paula and the late Wally Stittsworth of Mason City.

Ken and Sheila (Tinkey) Bash were married June 7, 1969, at Zion Methodist Church in Colesburg, Iowa. They will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a trip to Northern Minnesota with the entire family. The couple’s family includes Jason and Denise Bash, grandchildren Naomi and Gillian Bash o…

Conor Richard John Matson has graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia, with a bachelor degree in chemistry. Conor will be attending graduate school at Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis in the fall to pursue a master degree in chemistry.

Thank you everyone for the cards and well wishes on the occasion of our 60th wedding anniversary. They made a joyful event even more joyous.

Allen (Al) Nickerson and Susan (Sue) Rasmusson, of Clear Lake, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. Al & Sue were married June 16, 1979 at Zion Lutheran Church in Clear Lake. The couple’s children and their spouses are Andrew and Sara Nickerson, Marengo, IA…

Roger Wyborny, of Rock Falls, celebrated his 90th birthday on June 8. Greetings may be sent to Roger at 9 W River St, Rock Falls, IA 50467.

Vince McDermott and Delores (Plagge) McDermott were married June 20, 1959, at St. Francis Catholic Church in Belmond, Iowa. They will celebrate their 60th anniversary with an open house hosted by their children and families. The open house will be Saturday, June 22, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 2 p…

Dick Squier, of Mason City, will celebrate his 80th birthday on June 14. He also celebrated his birthday on May 26 with some family members from Chicago and surrounding areas. Dick and Mary have one son, Jeff and one granddaughter, Harley, of Mason City. Greetings may be sent to 836 15th St.…

Ginny Egli will celebrate her 97th birthday on Monday, June 17. Cards may be sent to her at 620 Briarstone Drive, Condo 25, Mason City, IA 50401.

John Schwichtenberg of Clear Lake, IA will be honored at a family dinner to celebrate his 95th birthday. He was born June 22, 1924, in Klemme, IA. His family includes John, Clear Lake; Ray (Cathy), Nevada; Mike (Tammy), Clear Lake; Jan (Jerry) Burke, Castle Rock, CO; 10 grandchildren and 2 g…

Maxine VanDeventer of Mason City will be honored with an open house to celebrate her 100th birthday. She was born June 8, 1919, in Brooklyn IA. The open house will be hosted by her children, David (Christy) VanDeventer and Donna (Mike) Smith and her grandchildren. It will be held on June 8, …

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