Birthdays and Anniversaries

Husske — 80 years old

LeRoy (Lee) Husske, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate his 80th birthday on Dec. 3. Cards may be sent to him at 1310 S. 19th St., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. His family includes Tammy and JJ Ireland, of Fort Dodge; Tony and Barb Husske, of Elmira, Oregon; and Cory and Meghan Husske, of Fort Dodge. ...

Lampe — 90 years old

POCAHONTAS — Jim Lampe, of Pocahontas, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Thursday. Cards may be sent to him at 502 Third Ave. SW, Pocahontas, IA 50574.

Batcheller — 95 years old

Doris Batcheller, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 95th birthday on Nov. 21. Cards may be sent to her at 2721 10th Ave. N., Room 204, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Peg and Paul Whitmore, of Laurie, Missouri, and Jim and Sandy Batcheller, of Fort Dodge. She has seven ...

Gapp — 80 years old

WEBSTER CITY — Jim Gapp, of Webster City, will celebrate his 80th birthday on Nov. 18 with an open house from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at The Bridge in Webster City. Cards may be sent to him at 107 Southfield Drive, Webster City, IA 50595. His family includes his wife, Sandy Gapp, and Tina and ...

Grady — 75 years old

Ronald L. Grady, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate his 75th birthday on Saturday. Cards may be sent to him at 1705 Madison Ave., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. His family includes wife Arla; Michael and Andrea Grady, of Knierim; and Ty and Tonia Grady of Williams. He has four grandchildren. Grady was ...

Feeley — 40 years

Ron and Virginia Feeley, of Fort Dodge, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Nov. 4. Cards may be sent to them at 1658 Floral Ave., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Shawna and Omar Jordan, of Des Moines; and Katie Feeley and Greg Davis, of Fort Dodge. They have four ...

Carlson — 65 years

GOWRIE — Francis “Sonny” and Marilyn Carlson will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Thursday. Cards may be sent to them at PO Box 185, Gowrie, IA 50543. Their family includes Randy Carlson, of Walker, Minnesota, and Lori and Larry Rankin, of Pleasantville. They have ...

Feeley — 40 years

Ron and Virginia Feeley, of Fort Dodge, are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today. Cards may be sent to them at 1658 Floral Ave., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Shawna and Omar Jordan, of Des Moines; and Katie Feeley and Greg Davis, of Fort Dodge. They have four ...

Miller Kennedy — 80 years old

Bonnie Miller Kennedy, of Fort Dodge, is celebrating her 80th birthday on Wednesday. Cards may be sent to her at 2805 Sixth Ave. N., No. 204, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Michele Webb, of Freeport, Florida; Marlin and Rene Miller, of Fort Walton Beach, Florida; and Erin ...

Wesley — 80 years old

MOORLAND — Jerry Wesley, of Moorland, is celebrating his 80th birthday with a dance and open house from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Eagles Ballroom, 1018 First Ave. N., Fort Dodge. His family includes Gary, of Moorland, and Randy and Amy, of Emmetsburg. He has three grandsons. Wesley ...

Nielsen — 80 years old

Darlene Nielsen, of Fort Dodge, is celebrating her 80th birthday on Nov. 11 with a family dinner. Cards may be sent to her at 100 Hilltop Road, G3, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes her husband Hans; Debbie and Dave Flattery, of Fort Dodge; Susan and John Hackett, of ...

Wallick — 80 years old

ALGONA — Marilyn Wallick, of Algona, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Nov. 12. Cards may be sent to her at 916 E. Elm St., #3, Algona, IA 50511.

Mandsager — 100 years old

EMMETSBURG — Evelyn Mandsager, of Emmetsburg, will celebrate her 100th birthday on Saturday. Cards may be sent to Lakeside Lutheran, Room S9, 301 North Lawler St., Emmetsburg, IA 50536. Her family includes Dennis and Sherrie Mandsager, of Emmetsburg. She has three grandchildren and ...

Roper — 90 years old

LOHRVILLE — Virginia Roper, of Lohrville, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Saturday. Cards may be sent to her at 3943 Xenia Ave, Lohrville, IA 51453. She was born Nov. 3, 1928.

Halder — 80 years old

Vern Halder, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate his 80th birthday on Wednesday. Cards may be sent to him at 492 N. Second St., No. 4, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. His family includes Amy Halder and Matt Halder, both of Fort Dodge. He was born Oct. 31, 1938.

Halligan — 85 years old

Eleanor Halligan, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 85th birthday on Oct. 30. Her family includes her husband, Donald M. Halligan Sr., Don Jr. and Leanne Halligan, of Lehigh; Kim and Richard Langholz, of Mount Holly, North Carolina; Kevin Halligan, of Fort Dodge; Colleen and Chip Dencklau, ...

Freed — 70 years

DES MOINES — Dick and Eloise Freed, of Des Moines and formerly of Burnside, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Oct. 3. Their family includes Jann Freed and John Fisher, of Des Moines; and Brenda Freed and Michael D’Eath, of Stonewall, Texas. They were married Oct. 3, 1948.

Brown — 60 years

Tom and Sherril Brown of Fort Dodge will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 30. Cards may be sent to 251 Ave. N West, Fort Dodge, IA 50501 Their family includes Gary and Kim Brown of Ely; Bill and Julie Ewing, and Greg and Krisi Brown of Fort Dodge. They have six ...

Merk — 50 years

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Darrel and Maxine Merk, formerly from Manson, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 26. Cards may be sent to 1831 Wilburn Park Lane NW, Charlotte, NC 28269. Their family includes Jeff Merk, of Cornelius, N.C.; and Kim Guido, of Oviedo, Florida. They have ...

Stein — 50 years

OSKALOOSA — Mike and Sandy Stein of Oskaloosa, formerly of Webster City and Humboldt, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. Cards may be sent to 1609 S. Fifth St., Oskaloosa, IA 52577. They were married Oct. 12, 1968.