Birthdays and Anniversaries

Sonsallas celebrate 50th

Jerry and Kathy Sonsalla of Webster City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday. The Sonsallas were married July 22, 1967 at First Covenant Church in Mason City. They will celebrate with a private family gathering. Their children, Tammi and Todd, along with grandchildren ...

Johnsons celebrate 50th

Wayne and Roberta Johnson were married on July 15th, 1967 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Webster City. In celebration of their 50th anniversary, their children, Wade and Sonjia (David), along with their granddaughter, Josephine, would like to honor them with a card shower. Cards and ...

O’Rourkes celebrate 60th

Eugene O’Rourke and Esther Pettengill of Webster City were united in marriage on June 29, 1957 at St. Patrick Church in Cedar Falls. Reverend Alvin Heuring, brother of groom, officiated the wedding. The O’Rourke’s have six children: Pamela Morton (Dana), John (Lisa), Timothy (Lisa), ...

Norelius — 80th birthdays

The family of Dean and Janet Norelius of Webster City are celebrating their 80th birthdays July 4 and July 19. Their family includes their son Dan (Sherry) Norelius of Ankeny; grandchildren Kathleen (Matthew) Schroeder of Chicago, IL and Amanda (Kendall) Grieme of Ankeny; and great ...

Jacobsons — 60th anniversary

In celebration of Larry and Barbara Jacobson’s 60th wedding anniversary on June 23, their children Kreg Jacobson and Cheri Comstock would like to honor them with a card shower. Send cards and greetings to: Larry and Barbara Jacobson 3149 Lee Ave Woolstock, IA 50599

Bahrs — 50th anniversary

Linda and Rick Bahr of Duncombe are celebrating 50 years of marriage. Help them celebrate with a card shower. The address is 3141 230th St., Duncombe, IA 50532. Or, join us at the Lakeview Shelter at Brushy Creek from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 24.

Pursley — 50th anniversary

Harold and Katie Pursley of Webster City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 24. Harold Pursley and Katie Graham were married June 24, 1967 at St. Cloud, Minnesota. A card shower is planned in their honor. Cards and greetings may be sent to them at 106 Bicentennial Court, ...

Walker — 100th birthday

Margaret Walker will celebrate her 100th birthday on Sunday, June 25. An open house is planned for the Stanhope Communtity Center from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. No gifts, please.

Knutson — 80th birthday

Jack Knutson of Webster City will celebrate his 80th birthday on Sunday. A private family gathering is planned and a card shower will be held in his honor. Cards and greetings may be sent to 507 High St., Webster City, IA 50595.

Lee — 80th birthday

A come and go 80th birthday celebration is planned for Glenn Lee on Friday, June 2. The party will be held from 2 to 4 p.m, at the Barn Shelter at Briggs Woods Park, 2490 Briggs Woods Trail.

Schwandt — 80th birthday

Jean Schwandt of Webster City will celebrate her 80th birthday on Monday, May 15. She was born May 15, 1937. A private family gathering will be held to celebrate the occasion. A card shower is also planned. Cards and greetings may be sent to her at 417 W. Curve Drive, Webster City, IA 50595.

Storms celebrate 50th

Ralph and Susan Storm, Stratford, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday with a private family gathering. Ralph Storm and Susan Dummann were married May 6, 1967 at Watertown, South Dakota. They have a son, Travis (Brandy) Storm, Stratford, and five grandchildren.

Gordon — 100th birthday

Norman Gordon, Webster City, will celebrate his 100th birthday on Saturday, May 6. An open house will be held May 6 at First Baptist Church from 1 to 4 p.m. He and his wife of 76 years, Irene, have two sons, Roger and Bruce, and six grandchildren — Mindi Van Every, Kristen Hein, Brooke ...

Huisman — 90th birthday

JEWELL — Harmina Huisman of Jewell will observe her 90th birthday on May 8. A private family celebration is planned for May 7. A native of the Wellsburg community, the former Harmina Gelder has lived in Hamilton County for the past 65 years having resided in Ellsworth, Kamrar and Jewell. ...

Halder — 75th birthday

Card Shower for Mary Halder is being held in honor of her 75th birthday which was April 23. Cards and greetings may be sent to Mary Halder, 1526 Des Moines St., Webster City IA 50595

VanLangen — 60th anniversary

Rich and June VanLangen will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Friday, May 26. Their family is hosting a card shower for the couple and invite friends and family to help them celebrate the special day now. Send cards and greetings to Rich and June VanLangen, 620 Golf Course Road, ...

Boughton – 90th birthday

The children of Phyllis Boughton are hosting an open house Saturday, April 22, at the Webster City Lynx Golf Course, from 1 to 4 p.m. to celebrate Phyllis’ 90th birthday. They request no gifts.

Wolfgram — 90th birthday

Donna Wolfgram, Webster City, will celebrate her 90th birthday on April 16 with her family. Donna was born April 17, 1927 at Sumner, Iowa. She was married to Marv Wolfgram. Cards would be appreciated and may be mailed to her home at 1108 Kamen Drive, Webster City, IA 50595.

Rittscher — 50th anniversary

Tom and Pat Rittscher, Webster City, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on April 2. Pat Mapel and Tom Rittscher were married April 2, 1967 at the United Methodist Church in Lake City. The couple have four children—Jill (Jon) Olson, Des Moines, Keri (Phil) Oetker, ...

Beemer — 80th birthday

Pearl (Reeves) Beemer was born in Greatinger, Iowa on March 30th, 1937. She will celebrating her 80th birthday with her family. Her family includes her husband Bill, children Mark (Aimee), Lisa, an infant son Craig who passed in 1961, and her four grandchildren, Morgan, Will, John and ...