Birthdays and Anniversaries

Hartman — 80 years old

MANSON — Mary Lou Hartman, of Manson, formerly of Palmer, celebrated her 80th birthday on Saturday. Cards may be sent to Good Samaritan Society — Manson, 1402 Main St., Manson, IA 50563. Her family includes Melinda and Paul Habben, Palmer; Dale and Kelly Hartman, Britt; and ...

Sytsma —80 years old

HARCOURT — Phyllis Sytsma, of Harcourt, will celebrate her 80th birthday on March 4. Cards may be sent to 209 W. Third St., Harcourt, IA 50544 Her family includes Kim and Dan Breen, of Waterville, Ohio; Kris Atkins, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; Kevin and Mia Sytsma, of North Las Vegas, ...

Becker — 80 years old

Sharol Kay Becker, of Fort Dodge, is celebrating her 80th birthday today. Cards may be sent to 23585 237th Ave., Fort Dodge. IA 50501. Her family includes Jess and Lori Becker, of Fort Dodge; Dave and Brenda Becker, of Duncombe; and Bobby Becker, of Fort Dodge. She has three grandchildren and ...

Lilly — 50 years

Darrel and Jolene Lilly of Fort Dodge will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. Cards may be sent to them at 1404 D St.West, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Sarah and Chad Erwin, of Hinsdale, Illinois. They have three granddaughters. Darrel Lilly and Jolene ...

Naeve — 50 years

HUMBOLDT — Gary and Jeannie Naeve, of Humboldt, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. Cards may be sent to them at 1410 N. 10th Ave., Humboldt, IA 50548. Their family includes Russ and Angela Naeve, of Gilmore City; Dave and Janell Rittgers, of Rolfe; and Rod and ...

Rummel — 70 years

CLIVE — Darwin and Darlene Rummel, of Clive, formerly of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Feb. 20. Cards may be sent to them at 12605 Woodlands Parkway, Apt. 152, Clive, IA 50325. Their family includes Jerry Rummel, Rick and LaVonne Rummel, Cindy Wheeler, ...

Bowman — 85 years old

CLARE — Ernest Bowman, of Clare, will celebrate his 85th birthday on Thursday. Cards may be sent to him at 1634 Fairbanks Ave., Clare, IA 50524-7591. His family includes his wife, Joanne; JoLynn and Stan Greene; Steven and Gail Bowman; Debra and Dan Clinton; Mark and Stephanie Bowman; ...

Palmer — 90 years old

DES MOINES — Max O. Palmer, of Des Moines, formerly of Rockwell City and Gowrie, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Feb. 18. Cards may be sent to him at Scottish Rite Park, 2909 Woodland Ave., Des Moines, IA 50312. His family includes Ned and Colleen Palmer, of Gowrie; Polly and ...

Rieken — 90 years old

DAYTON — Julia Rieken, of Dayton, will celebrate her 90th birthday with an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 10 at the United Methodist Church, Dayton. Snow date is Feb. 17. Cards may be sent to her at 102 Grandview Ave., Apt. 201, Dayton, IA 50530. Her family includes Brinda Griggs, of ...

Mickelson — 65 years

LEHIGH — Paul and Patsy Mickelson, from Lehigh will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Thursday. Cards maybe sent to them at 2941 Quail Ave., Lehigh, IA 50557. Their family includes Jane and Jim Ripps, of Springfield, Missouri, and Dave and Cathy Mickelson, of Lehigh. They have ...

Lawler — 50 years

Steve and Jill Lawler, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. Cards may be sent to them at 1014 N. 24th Place, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Tammi Lawler, of Alexandria, Virginia; Amy and Mike Johnson, of Fort Dodge; Andrea and Matt ...

Birkey — 60 years

MANSON — Don and Katie Birkey, of Manson, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Friday. Cards may be sent to them at P.O. Box 507, Manson, IA 50563. Their family includes Jay Birkey, of Fort Dodge, and Mitch Birkey, of Sheboygan, Wisconsin. They have two ...

Hanson — 95 years old

DAYTON — Imogene Hanson, of Dayton, will celebrate her 95th birthday on Friday. Cards may be sent to her at P.O. Box 211, Dayton, IA 50530. Her family includes Earl and Georgene Hanson, of Dayton; Kathy and Roger Taylor, of Fort Dodge; Karen and Doug Hahn, of Cedar Falls; and Marlan ...

Onnen — 90 years old

ROCKWELL CITY — Robert Onnen, of Rockwell City, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Thursday. Cards may be sent to him at 132 Pleasant St., Rockwell City, IA 50579. His family includes Renee Maulsby, John and Angie Akers, Tami Overton, and Derek Akers.

Graff — 50 years

LAURENS — Richard (Dick) and Joann Graff, of Laurens, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. Cards can be sent to them at 527 W. School St., Laurens, IA 50554. Their family includes Jeff and Darian Graff, Keith and Teresa Graff, Annie Fitchett, Jake and Angela Graff, ...

Keppers — 95 years old

LaVonne Keppers, of Fort Dodge, formerly of Eagle Grove, will celebrate her 95th birthday on Jan. 29. Cards may be sent to her at 2400 Sixth Ave. N., No. 524, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Linda and Jerry Toomer, of Indianapolis, Indiana; Marilynn Clark and Jack Baloga, of ...

Trusty — 90 years old

Conrad Trusty, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate his 90th birthday with an open house from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday at the Celebration Center at Friendship Haven, 420 Kenyon Road. His family includes Nancy and Roger DeVries, of Milford; Diane Schulz, of LaPorte City; Joan and Don Portz, of Fort ...

Blankenhagen — 85 years

Charlotte Blankenhagen, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 85th birthday on Saturday. Cards may be sent to her at 18 N. 15th St., Fort Dodge, IA 5050a. Her family includes Arlene Tigner, Darlene Dencklau, Tim Dencklau, Brian Dencklau and Chip and Colleen Dencklau, all of Fort Dodge. She ...

Johnson — 85 years old

JOLLEY — Jim R. Johnson, of Jolley, celebrated his 85th birthday on Jan. 9. Cards may be sent to him at PO Box 374, Jolley, IA 50551. His family includes his wife Marlene, Roxanne and Wright Smith, of Council Bluffs; Rod and Annette Johnson, of Jolley, Russ Johnson, of Jolley, and Renee ...

Hughett — 80 years old

Norma Hughett, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Friday. Cards may be sent to her at 713 S. 18th St., Fort Dodge, IA 50501-5347. Her family includes Phyllis and Tracy Nitch, of Heron Lake, Minnesota, and Bill and Kristy Hughett, of Fort Dodge. She has four ...