Birthdays and Anniversaries

Simpsons celebrate 70th

Hio "Bud"?and Arlene Simpson will celebrate 70 years of marriage on Thursday, Aug. 4.The couple were married in Webster City on Aug. 4, 1946 and have lived in Webster City all of their married life.Children of the couple are Patricia (Fred)?Foster of Staunton, Virginia and Jill ...

Staleys celebrate 60th

Garry and Marguerite Staley, Webster City, will celebrate their 60th Wedding Anniversary on Friday, July 22.The couple have two children, Dennis (Sherri) Staley and Denise McNew. They also have three grandchildren:?Kimberly Peck, Timothy Duffy and Christopher Staley, and two ...

Nissen — 90th birthday

Robert Nissen, Webster City, will celebrate his 90th birthday on July 24.He has spent 85 of those years in Webster City. After serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, he was the owner of the Nissen Company for 41 years. The company manufactured luncheon meats and smoked meats.Friends are ...

Meade — 85th birthday

Virginia?Meade, Webster City, will celebrate her 85th birthday on Tuesday, July 12.A?family dinner is planned in her honor.Cards and birthday greetings may be sent to her at P.O. Box 24, Webster City, IA?50595.

Branyord — 90th birthday

An open house is planned for Dean Branyord in celebration of his 90th birthday.The open house will be held Sunday, July 10 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1229 Kathy Lane, Webster City.

Widick — 90th birthday

The family of Alice Widick is requesting a card shower for her 90th birthday on July 6.Her family includes children Bill and Diane Widick of Clear Lake, Jerry and Barb Widick of Webster City and Donna and Bill Busch of Jewell.Cards may be sent to Alice at 1250 Hwy 175, Unit #104, Stratford, IA ...

Smith — 90th birthday

Max Smith, Webster City, will celebrate his 90th birthday July 6.Cards may be sent to him at 808 Wood Street, Webster City, IA 50595Helping him celebrate will be his family: wife, Elsie, children, Brent (Kris) Smith of Goldfield and Marilyn (John) Middleton of Webster City. He has 4 grand ...

Beigthols celebrate 50th

Merrill and Martha Beightol, Webster City, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 2.Merrill Beightol and Martha ?Shelton were married July 2, 1966 at the EUB?Church.A card shower is planned in their honor. Cards may be sent to 1749 165th St., Webster City, IA?50595.Their children ...

Gurtler — 80th birthday

Shirley Thomas Gurtler of 315 Western Ave. in Iowa Falls was 80 on May 8th.A come and go birthday party will be held for her on Saturday June 25 from 2 to 4 p.m at the Scenic City Empress Boat Club, 1113 Union Street, Iowa Falls.Friends are invited to a dessert celebration.Hosting the party are ...

Christensens celebrate 50th

A?50th anniversary open house will be held on Saturday June 25 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Faith United Methodist Church, 2020 Superior St., Webster City, for John and Sharon Christensen of Webster City.John Christensen and Sharon Madson were married June 26, 1966 at the E.U.B. Church in Webster ...

Moens celebrate 50th

Bob and Jan Moen will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, June 19.They were married at the Church of Christ in Webster City by the Rev. Howard Perine.A card shower is planned in their honor. Cards and greetings may be sent to the couple at 301 West Curve Drive, Webster City, ...

Van Gerpens celebrate 50th

Merle and Eunice Van Gerpen will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, June 17.A card shower is planned in their honor. Cards and greetings may be sent to the couple at 612 Cedar St., Webster City, IA?50595.The couple have two sons, Dan and Beth Van Gerpen, Huntertown, Indiana, ...

Larson — 85th birthday

Gertrude (Trudy)?Fielder Larson will celebrate her 85th birthday on June 8.She has three children:?Rosine (the late Dick) Kennedy of Webster City, Tom (Kimra) Larson of Blairsburg, and David (Jolene) Larson of West Des Moines. She also has 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.She ...

Hamiltons celebrate 60th

Merle and Carol (Mulford) Hamilton of Williams are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. The Hamilton's were married June 10, 1956 at the United Methodist Church in Alden, Iowa. They are the parents of Patrick (Dorothy) Hamilton, Wilmington, NC; Kim (Randy) Schaa, Webster City; Kathy ...

Heltons celebrate 40th

Denny and Sue Helton, 911 Elm St. Webster City, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on June 11.They were married on June 11, 1976 at Grace United Methodist Church in Webster City. ?The couple have four daughters and seven grandchildren: Selena and Jeff Mallinger and daughters Madilyn ...

Culmer — 90th birthday

Gladys Dyvig Culmer of Webster City is celebrating her 90th birthday.Her family is hosting an open house on Sunday, June 5 from 1 to 4 p.m. in her honor at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1229 Kathy Lane, Webster City.She requests no gifts.

Hepperle — 90th birthday

Robert D. Hepperle, Webster City, will celebrate his 90th birthday Saturday, June 4.He was born June 4, 1926.A card shower is planned in his honor. Cards and greetings may be sent to?2501 Des Moines St., Apt. 208, Webster City, IA?50595.

Fox — 50th anniversary

Dave and Jean (Goldsmith) Fox of Webster City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 4. They were united in marriage at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Earlville on June 4, 1966.They are the parents of four children:?Steve (Jennifer)?of Carlsbad, California, ...

Anderson — 65th anniversary

Leonard and Joyce Anderson of Webster City will be celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. They were married on June 3, 1951, at the Saint Olaf Lutheran Church in Fort Dodge.They are the parents of three daughters; the late Pam (Larry) Law of Duncombe, Patsy (Keith) Brock of Webster ...