Birthdays and Anniversaries

Birkestrands celebrate 50th

Ronald and Kathleen Birkestrand of Webster City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 22. Ronald Birkestrand and Kathleen Koolhof were married at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Webster City on Aug. 22, 1969. A card shower is planned in their honor. Cards and ...

Fletchalls celebrate 60th

Loran and Jo Fletchall of Webster City will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 16. Loran Fletchall and Jo Gauley exchanged vows on a very warm August day in 1959 at the United Methodist Church in Sheffield. They have two children, Mike Fletchall of Springfield, Missouri, and ...

Cordes — 90th birthday

Nadine Cordes is celebrating her 90th birthday. A reception will be on Sunday August 18, from 2-4pm. To be held at Southfield Assisted Living, 2414 S Des Moines St. Webster City. Cards may be sent to Unit 3 at that address. Her children are hosting the reception and request no gifts, ...

Doolittles celebrate 50th

Pam and Dennis Doolittle of Webster City are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 9. Dennis Doolittle and Pamela Holt were united in marriage on August 9th, 1969, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Williams. A card shower is planned in their honor. Cards may be sent to them at ...

Bowman — 80th birthday

Shirley Bowman, Webster City, will celebrate her 80th birthday with an open house from 3 to 5 p.m. on Aug. 4 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1005 Beach St. Cards may be sent to her at 1720 Lynx Ave., Webster City, IA 50595. Her family includes Dwight and Mylar Bowman of Chicago, Illinois, ...

Jones-90th birthday

Kay Jones of Webster City will celebrate her 90th birthday on Thursday, Aug. 1. A card shower is planned in her honor. Cards and greetings may be sent to 708 Boone St., Webster City, IA 50595.

Dermand — 95th birthday

Gus Dermand of Webster City will celebrate his 95th birthday on July 16. A card shower is planned in his honor. Cards, memories and stories may be sent to Gus Dermand c/o Emily Dermand, 2211 NW Cameo Ln, Ankeny, IA 50023. He was born on July 16, 1924 at Webster City and graduated from ...

Gordons celebrate 50th

Dave and Sue Gordon will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, July 6 with an open house at the Atrium in the South Hamilton High School, 315 Division Street, Jewell, from 2 to 4 p.m. The Atrium is located on the southeast side of the high school, parking is available in the ...

Doolittles celebrate 70th

DUNCOMBE — Don and Shirley Doolittle, of Duncombe, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Faith United Methodist Church, 2020 Superior St., Webster City. Cards may be sent to them at 3229 280th St., Duncombe, IA 50532. Their family ...

Surprise card shower planned

A surprise card shower in honor of Dick Pound’s 80th birthday is planned by his family. Cards and greetings may be sent to his daughter, Melinda Pound Gallegher, 703 S. Vine St., Jefferson, IA 50129. Dick Pound is a former longtime teacher and resident of Webster City.

Caggianos celebrate 50 years

George and Shirlee Caggiano of Webster City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on May 31, 2019. George Caggiano and Shirlee Thompson were married at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Fort Dodge, Iowa on May 31, 1969. A card shower is planned in their honor. Cards and ...

Engelbys celebrate 70th

STANHOPE — Duane and Norma Engelby, of rural Stanhope, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Wednesday. Cards may be sent to them at 3621 Briggs Woods Road, Stanhope, IA 50246. The couple was married at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Stanhope. Their family includes ...

Beemers celebrate 60th

Bill and Pearl Beemer, of Webster City, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary at an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on June 1 at the Webster City Links. Their family includes Mark and Aimee Beemer, Overland Park, Kansas; and Lisa Beemer, Minneapolis, Minnesota. They have four ...

Capsels celebrate 60th

Charles E. and Donna J. Capsel, Webster City, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, May 1. Charles Capsel and Donnay Myers were married May 1, 1959. They have four children — Kevin Capsel, Karen Danielson, Kraig Capsel, and Kurt, deceased. The Capsels also have 6 ...

Elkin — 90th birthday

The family of Margaret "Bunny" Elkin, of Eagle Grove, announces that she will be turning 90 years old. Bunny was born on Easter Sunday, March 31, 1929. Birthday cards and well-wishes may be sent in care of Bunny at 212 No Lincoln Ave, Eagle Grove, IA 50533.

Hill to celebrate 95th

Thelma Hill will celebrate her 95th birthday on Sunday, March 24. Cards and well-wishes may be sent to her at Crestview Apartments, 2501 Des Moines St., Apartment 210, Webster City, IA 50595.

Arends to celebrate 90th

Clinton Arends of rural Stanhope will celebrate his 90th birthday on March 23, 2019. Cards may be sent to 2970 Briggs Woods Road, Stanhope, Iowa 50246. His family includes Randy (Peggy) Arends of Webster City, Kathy Drevs, Ames, Iowa, Steve (Bobbie) Arends of Stanhope.

Witt — 50 years

Douglas and Susan Witt, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 3 to 5 p.m. March 16 at Olde Boston’s, 809 Central Ave. Cards may be sent to them at 2017 Second Ave. N., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Laurie and Mark Sharpe, of ...

Coghlan— 85th birthday

Marlin Coghlan of Webster City will celebrate his 85th birthday on March 1. Cards may be sent to him at: PO Box 175, Webster City, IA 50595. His wife is Clarice Goehring Coghlan. He is a retired lieutenant with the Webster City Fire Department.

Eslick — 90th birthday

Daryl Eslick of Webster City will celebrate his 90th birthday on Feb. 11. Cards and well wishes can be sent to him at 1132 Walnut St., Webster City, IA 50595. His family includes his wife, Audrey; children Denny (Jenny) of Cedar Falls, Marty (Janet) of Ankeny, Marcia Culbertson ...