Birthdays and Anniversaries

Pratt-NOW

Pratt — 45 years

Steve and Diane Pratt, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary on Saturday. Cards may be sent to them at 1851 Ninth Ave. N., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Eric and Amanda Pratt and Elizabeth and Jerrik Richman, all of Fort Dodge. They have five ...

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Thomason — 50 years

EAGLE GROVE — George and Sandra Thomason, of Eagle Grove, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on April 30. Cards may be sent to them at 209 S.W. Ninth St., Eagle Grove, IA 50533. Their family includes Shad and Angie Thomason, Jason Thomason, Blair and Tina Thomason, all of ...

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Jerome — 40 years

Joe and Linda Jerome, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Saturday. Cards may be sent to them at 100 Hilltop Road F1, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Jeff and Barb Jerome, of Sioux CIty; Gary and Maris Jerome, of Manilla, Philippines; and Steve and ...

Sampson,-Rosemary

Sampson — 90 years old

Rosemary Sampson, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Tuesday. Cards may be sent to her at 2736 Second Ave. N., Apt. D4, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Jennifer and Kenny Thurston, of Gowrie; Marc and Lori Sampson, of Waukee; Greg and Julie Sampson, of Fort Dodge; ...

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Heesch — 50 years

Jerry and Janet Heesch, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday. Cards may be sent to them at 1322 Eighth Ave. N., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Jayson and Amy Heesch, of Dayton; Dan and Ann Dall, of Solon; Jake and Megan Heesch, of Solon; ...

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Pliner — 50 years

Kendal and Virginia Pliner, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on April 23 at the Vincent House, 824 Third Ave. S. Cards may be sent to them at 2836 Kansas Ave., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Chris and Katie Pliner, ...

Benson — 50 years

Doug and Barb Benson, of Pleasant Hill, formerly of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 3 to 6 p.m. on April 29 at the First Church of the Nazarene, 1224 N. 24th St., Fort Dodge. Cards may be sent to them at 110 Beech Blvd., Pleasant Hill, IA ...

Keith

Keith — 50 years

Terry and Diane Keith, Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Moorland. Their family includes Kent and Shelly Keith, Doug Keith, Lynn Koger, Kevin Keith, and Jana and Kyle Bartlett, ...

McMannus — 70 years old

Jim McMannus, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate his 70th birthday on Thursday. Cards may be sent to him at 2310 South River Road, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. His family includes his wife Pat; Karen and Marty Cole, of Cedar Rapids; Brian McMannus, of Fort Dodge; and Alan and Carly McMannus, of Cedar ...

Bodensteiner,-Millie

Bodensteiner — 80 years old

Millie (Amalia) Bodensteiner, of Fort Dodge, celebrated her 80th birthday on April 9. Cards may be sent to her at 2222 22nd Ave. N., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Ted G. and Jamie Bodensteiner, Sue Huss, and Dave Bodensteiner. She has five grandchildren. Her husband R. Ted ...

Axne,-Marion

Axne – 90 years old

BADGER — Marion Axne, of Badger, will celebrate her 90th birthday on April 23. Cards may be sent to her at P.O. Box 107, Badger, IA 50516. Her family includes Ron and Pat Axne, Fort Dodge; Delwin and Teddi Axne, Rio Verde, Arizona; Hal and Cindy Axne, Overland Park, Kansas; and Lowell and ...

Kruse,-Dolores-NOW

Kruse – 90 years old

CALLENDER — Dolores Kruse, of Callender, will celebrate her 90th birthday on April 17. Cards may be sent to her at P.O. Box 22, Callender, IA 50523. Her family includes Paula Jurgensen, of Callender; Alan and Sheila Kruse, of Prior Lake, Minnesota; Jerry Kruse, of Callender; and Renee ...

Heginger,-Shirley

Heginger — 80 years old

BELMOND — Shirley Heginger, of Belmond, formerly of Otho, will celebrate her 80th birthday on April 16. Cards may be sent to her at 204 Second Ave. N.E., Belmond, IA 50421. Her family includes Ronald Heginger, of Algona; Joanne and Larry Eckhoff, Roger Heginger, Gordon Heginger and Gary ...

Leadley,-Shirley

Leadley — 90 years old

HUMBOLDT — Shirley Leadley, of Humboldt, will celebrate her 90th birthday with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Gordys at Rustix in Humboldt. Cards may be sent to her at 1108 15th St. N., Apt. 1, Humboldt, IA 50548. Her family includes Kathy and Bill Taute, of Des Moines; ...

Boitnott,-Merlin

Boitnott — 70 years old

HUMBOLDT — Merlin Boitnott, of Humboldt, will celebrate his 70th birthday on Wednesday. Cards may be sent to him at 506 Eighth St. N., Humboldt, IA 50548. His family includes his wife Terri; and Dash Boitnott, of Humboldt. Boitnott was born April 12, 1947, in Fort Dodge. He spent 12 ...

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Birkland — 40 years

MOORLAND — Jean and Dean Birkland, of Moorland, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on April 16. Cards may be sent to them at 2643 Baxter Ave., Moorland, IA 50566. Their family includes Nicole and Gary Long, of Napa, California; Christopher and Kris Birkland, of Indianola; ...

Mulroney — 45 years

Mike and Cindy Mulroney, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary with an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Lions Den, 731 Exposition Drive. Cards may be sent to them at 368 Loomis Ave., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Michael and Ashlee Mulroney, ...

Fischer,-Mary-Jane

Fischer — 90 years old

POCAHONTAS — Mary Jane Fischer, of Pocahontas, will celebrate her 90th birthday with an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. April 9 at 102 S. Main St., Pocahontas. Cards may be sent to her at 55408 230th Ave., Pocahontas, IA 50574. Her family includes Jill and Steve Lawler, of Fort Dodge; Janie ...

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Johnson — 50 years

Richard and Judy Johnson, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the United All Stars Building, 214 S. 13th St. Cards may be sent to them at 19805 225th St., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Patti and Larry ...

Junkman — 80 years old

Gary L. Junkman, of Fort Dodge, formerly of Twin Lakes, will celebrate his 80th birthday on Saturday. Cards may be sent to him at 2103 Grandview Drive, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. His family includes his wife Gayla; and Stacy and Casey Dencklau, of Johnston. He has four grandchildren. Junkman ...