Birthdays and Anniversaries

Campbell — 50 Years

EMMETSBURG — Brian and Janis Campbell of Emmetsburg will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Saturday. Cards may be sent to them at 301 Harrison St., Emmetsburg, IA 50536. Their family includes their daughter, Kim Campbell, of Emmetsburg, and two grandchildren. Janis Rikansrud and ...

Mersch — 70 years

John and Marcy Mersch, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 70th anniversary on Saturday with a reception for relatives and friends from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Corpus Christi Parish Center, 402 N. Eighth St. A Mass will follow at 4:15 p.m. Cards may be sent to them at 1431 Lainson Ave., Fort ...

Havlik — 45 years

Bill and Alice Havlik, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 45th anniversary on Aug. 20. Cards may be sent to them at 2969 15th Ave. NE, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Ivy and JC Carnelley, Fort Dodge; Jackie Godburn, Platte City, Missouri; and John and Johnna Paulson, of ...

Stanberg — 80 years old

OTHO — Eula Jean Stanberg, of Otho, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Saturday with an open house from 4 to 7 p.m. at 24118 Nelson Ave. Cards may be sent to her at 2510 Lainson Ave., Otho, IA 50569. Her family includes Dan and Terri Stanberg, of Otho; Tim Stanberg, of Fort Dodge; ...

Gormally — 95 years old

Elizabeth “Bettie” Gormally, Fort Dodge, celebrated her 95th birthday Friday. Cards may be sent to her at 1214 N. 24th Place, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her children are Carole and Ralph Delong, New Brighton, Minnesota; James Gormally, Fort Dodge; Thomas and Malayka Gormally, Seattle, ...

Crouse — 50 years

Rodney and Linda Crouse, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. and jam session at 3 p.m. on Saturday at the Northfield Church of Christ, 2933 N. 15th St. Cards may be sent to 226 Fifth Ave. N., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family ...

Cross — 90 years old

WEBSTER CITY — Shirley Cross, of Webster City, will celebrate her 90th birthday today. Cards may be sent to her at 1609 Wauneta Court, Webster City, IA 50595. Her family includes David Cross, Russilyn Bever and LaVern Cross, all of Webster City.

Iles — 85 years old

ANKENY — Velma Iles, of Ankeny, formerly of the Badger/Vincent area, will celebrate her 85th birthday on Aug. 14. Cards may be sent to her at 401 S.E. Delaware Ave. No. 104, Ankeny, IA 50021. Her family includes Linda Peterson and Janet Behrens, both of Fort Dodge; Elaine and Rick ...

Coppinger — 75 years old

CLARE — John Robert Coppinger, of Clare, will celebrate his 75th birthday on Aug. 15. Cards may be sent to him at 1476 170th St., Clare, IA 50524. He was born on Aug. 15, 1943, and raised on the family farm south of Clare.

Wagner — 100 years old

Ruth Wagner, of Fort Dodge, formerly of Otho, will celebrate her 100th birthday on Wednesday. Cards may be sent to 2400 Sixth Ave. N., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes her children, Gary and Jeanne Namisnik, of Rancho Cordova, California; Dennis and Nancy Wagner, of Hampton, ...

Bloom — 95 years old

MOORLAND — Bill Bloom, of Moorland, is celebrating his 95th birthday today. Cards may be sent to him at 1008 Grand Ave., Moorland, IA 50566. His family includes Mike and Marcia Bloom, of Mercedes, Texas, and Dinah Bloom, of Fort Dodge. Bloom was born July 29, 1923, in Shenandoah. He ...

McCollough — 95 years old

EAGLE GROVE — Margie McCollough, of Eagle Grove, is celebrating her 95th birthday. Cards may be sent to 2939 Highway 17, Eagle Grove, IA 50533. The family requests that messages be printed with large, bold, black letters so she can read them. Her family includes Brian and Nancy ...

Byriel — 80 years old

LYTTON — Ellis Byriel, of Lytton, will celebrate his 80th birthday on Aug. 8. Cards may be sent to him at Box 182, Lytton, IA 50561. His family includes wife of 59 years, Nelma; Bruce and Tracie Byriel, of Colfax; Bart and Barb Byriel, of Estherville; and Brenda and Randy Martin, of ...

Nore — 50 years

DUNCOMBE — Gale and Vivian Nore, of Duncombe, will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Friday. Cards may be sent to them at 2390 Poplar Ave., Duncombe, IA 50532. Their family includes Greg Nore, of Adel; Tonya Nore, of Fort Dodge; and Tammy and Derrick Walker, of Des Moines. They have ...

Lee — 60 years

Larry and Joanne Lee, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on July 29 in the Tompkins Celebration Center at Friendship Haven. Cards may be sent to them at 712 Kenyon Road, Apt. 308, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes ...

Brian — 80 years old

William D. Brian, of Fort Dodge, formerly of Rockwell City, will celebrate his 80th birthday on Saturday. Cards may be sent to 1522 12th Ave. SW, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. His family includes his wife of 47 years, Bonnie Brian; Troy and Tina Leonard, of Fort Dodge; Tammy Pallos, of Fort ...

PeCoy — 90 years old

ROCKWELL CITY — Ruth PeCoy, of Rockwell City, will celebrate her 90th birthday on July 31. Cards may be sent to her at 2712 Preston Ave., Rockwell City, IA 50579. Her family includes Gail and Joan Cripe, of Jolley; and Karyn and Paul Juilfs, of Pomeroy. She has nine grandchildren, 23 ...

Teague — 85 years old

OTHO — Darlene Teague, of Otho, celebrated her 85th birthday on Friday. An open house will be held from noon to 3 p.m. today at the Otho Community Center. Cards may be sent to her at 523 S. Highway St., Otho, IA 50569. Teague’s family includes Randy Teague, of Colorado; Renee ...

Crouse — 60 years

TWIN LAKES — Duane (Bill) and Shirley Crouse, of Twin Lakes, will celebrate their 60th anniversary on July 26. Cards may be sent to them at 5911 Ocean Court, Rockwell City, IA 50579. Their family includes Jeff and Amy Crouse, of Fort Dodge, and Steven Crouse, of Lytton. They have ...