Birthdays and Anniversaries

Joe and Elaine Lawler in 1967

Lawler — 50 years

Joe and Elaine Lawler, of Fort Dodge, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan 14. Cards may be sent to them at 2739 N. 13th Place, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Angela and Chad Smeins, of West Des Moines; Diane and Tim Pohlmeier, of Woodland Park, Colorado; ...

Linda and Mike Stotts in 1967

Stotts — 50 years

LAKE CITY — Mike and Linda Stotts, of Lake City, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 22. Cards may be sent to them at 220 S. West St., Lake City, IA 51449. Their family includes Jennifer Holloway, of Waukee; and Jason and Jecque Stotts, of Urbandale. They have five ...

Norma Erickson

Erickson — 70 years old

Norma Erickson, of Fort Dodge, is celebrating her 70th birthday today. Cards may be sent to her at 422 N. 19th St., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Annette Erickson, of Ames; Laura Erickson and Kelly Erickson, both of Fort Dodge. She has five grandchildren and four ...

Don Mericle

Mericle — 90 years old

EAGLE GROVE — Don Mericle, of Eagle Grove, celebrated his 90th birthday on Jan. 14. Cards may be sent to him at 18 Spruce Drive, Eagle Grove, IA 50533. Mericle was born Jan. 14, 1927.

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Martin — 90 years old

Keith Martin, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Monday. His family includes Steve Martin and Kris Martin, both of Fort Dodge. His wife Pauline is deceased. Martin was born Jan. 2, 1926. He retired from Hormels and later worked for the YWCA. He coached little league and ...

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Brown — 85 years old

Jane Brown, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 85th on Saturday. Cards may be sent to her at 700 S. 17th St., Apt. 409, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Ruth Pogge, of Fort Dodge; and Rick and Cindy Brown, of Winter Haven, Florida. She has five grandchildren, 10 ...

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Derrig — 85 years old

Robert Derrig, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate his 85th birthday on Tuesday. His family includes his wife Pat and Candi and Dan Streit. He has one granddaughter. Derrig was born Dec. 27, 1931 in Fort Dodge. He married Pat Rushton in 1951 and they recently celebrated their 65th wedding ...

Evelyn Dowd

Dowd — 90 years old

Evelyn Dowd, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Wednesday. Cards may be sent to her at 602 Kenyon Road #4613, Fort Dodge, IA 50501 or email B7@mchsi.com. Her family includes Bernie Dowd, of Des Moines; Jeanie and Mike Flattery, of West Des Moines; and Bill ...

Delmer Zinnel

Zinnel – 80 years old

HUMBOLDT — Delmer “Keel” Zinnel, of Humboldt, will celebrate his 80th birthday on Thursday. Cards may be sent to him at 111 Third St. S., Humboldt, IA 50501. His family includes Jo Elberg, of Humboldt; Keel Zinnel, of Humboldt; Keith Zinnel, of Humboldt; Kevin Zinnel, of Humboldt; ...

Harold and Rosemary Holm

Holm — 70 years

Harold E. and Rosemary Holm, of Fort Dodge, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Nov. 28. Cards may be sent to them at 712 Kenyon Place, Apt. 102, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Dr. Mike and Patty Holm, of Owatanna, Minnesota; and Dr. Richard Holm, of Manson. They have ...

Betty and Steve Sweet

Sweet — 40 years

MANSON — Steve and Betty Sweet, of Manson, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Dec. 18. Cards may be sent to them at 1430 11th Ave., Manson, IA 50563. Their family includes Abby and Brandon Schmitz, of Cumming; Amy Sweet, of Chicago, Illinois; and Daniel Sweet, of Brandon, ...

Mabel Hammen

Hammen — 90 years old

ROCKWELL CITY — Mabel Hammen, of Rockwell City, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Dec. 21. Cards may be sent to her at 151 N. Third St., Rockwell City, IA 50579. Her family includes Jane Ellis, of Anthon; Denny and Mary Hammen, of Farnhamville; Lori and Mike Lopke, of Boise, Idaho; and ...

Goodwin — 50 years

FARNHAMVILLE — Dennis and Leola Goodwin, of Fort Myers, Florida, formerly of Farnhamville, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Monday. Cards may be sent to them at 16815 Coriander Lane, Fort Myers, FL 33908. Their family includes Dorothy Vettel, Matt Goodwin, Jenny and ...

Vinchattle — 70 years

Beryl and LaVanne Vinchattle, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Dec. 11 at Lighthouse Ministries, 1333 Fourth Ave. N. Cards may be sent to them at 3011 20th Ave. N., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes ...

Vinchattle — 70 years

Beryl and LaVanne Vinchattle, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Dec. 11 at Lighthouse Ministries, 1333 Fourth Ave. N. Cards may be sent to them at 3011 20th Ave. N., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes June ...

Hollman — 40 years

BURNSIDE — Karl and Pat Hollman, of Burnside, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Nov. 20. Cards may be sent to them at P.O. Box 86, Burnside, IA 50521. Their family includes Brian Hollman, of Eden Prairie, Minnesota; Steven Hollman, of Gowrie; and Emily Hollman, of ...

Kinseth — 65 years

BODE — Arlis and Laila Kinseth, of Bode, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Thursday. Cards may be sent to them at P.O. Box 276, Bode, IA 50519. Laila Bratland and Arlis Kinseth were married Dec. 1, 1951 at St. Olaf Lutheran Church, in Bode. He is a retired ...