Birthdays and Anniversaries

Johnson — 95 years old

Don E. Johnson, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate his 95th birthday on July 23. Cards may be sent to him at 602 Kenyon Road, Apt. 4300, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. An open house will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on July 25, in the Kenyon Place Fireside room of Friendship Haven. His family includes ...

Mickelson — 90 years old

DUNCOMBE — Betty Mickelson celebrated her 90th birthday on Thursday. An open house will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on July 22 at Washington Lutheran Church in Duncombe. Cards may be sent to her at 3337 190th St., Duncombe, IA 50532. Her family includes Brian and Debbie Mickelson, ...

Poppens — 85 years old

MANSON — Marvin and Carolyn Poppen are celebrating their 85th birthdays. His birthday was May 28 and her birthday is Wednesday. Cards may be sent to them at 1103 Sixth Ave., Manson, IA 50563. Their family includes Sondra and Michael Hickman, of Scottsdale, Arizona; Craig and Nancy ...

Strobel — 80 years old

NEWTON — Eleanore Strobel, of Newton, celebrated her 80th birthday on July 13. Cards may be sent to her at 316 W. 10th St. S., Newton, IA 50208. Her family includes her husband, Jack Strobel; Marcia and Kevin Klingson, of Fort Dodge; and Becky and John Eggan, of Des Moines. She has two ...

Green — 99th birthday

HAMPTON — Lillian Green, of Hampton, formerly of Fort Dodge will celebrate her 99th birthday on Saturday with her family. Cards may be sent to her at P.O. Box 154, Hampton, IA 50441. Green lived in Fort Dodge from around 1938 to the mid-1970s. She and her late husband, Charles ...

Loxterkamp — 90 years old

MARSHALL, Minn. — Rosella Loxterkamp, of Marshall, Minnesota, and formerly of Sac City, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Thursday. Cards may be sent to her at 300 S. Bruce St., Morningside Heights Care Center, Marshall, MN 56258. She was born July 12, 1928.

Pagel — 85 years old

CLARE — Virlin Pagel, of Clare, will celebrate his 85th birthday on Tuesday. Cards may be sent to h im at 1883 140th St., Clare, IA 50524. His family includes his wife of 60 years, Ginny Pagel; Joleen and Scott Green, Iowa City; Pamila and Chuck Thomas, Badger; Nancy and Don Williams, ...

Gimer — 80 years old

LOHRVILLE — Eugene Gimer, of Lohrville, will celebrate his 80th birthday on Tuesday. He is a retired law enforcement officer who served with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s department in Colorado. He was born July 10, 1938.

Bealls — 50 years

Jo Ann and Daryl Beall, of Fort Dodge, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in Ireland, by renewing their wedding vows on the Aran Island of Innishmore. Cards may be sent to 1928 N. 22 St., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Lora and Steve Sink, Cedar Falls; Scott and Kim ...

Johnson — 50 years

Roland and Juanita Johnson, of Fort Dodge, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 29. Cards may be sent to them at 1663 Elmhust Ave, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Jeff and Jodie Johnson, of Fort Dodge; and Sara and Brent Meyer, of Fort Dodge. They have four ...

Phillips — 25 years

SAC CITY — John C. (Jack) and Jackie Phillips, of Sac City, will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on July 10. Cards may be sent to them at 215 N. 16th St., Sac City, IA 50583. Their family includes Jill Phillips, of Cherokee; Jeanette and James Bender, of Carroll; and Laura and ...

Thomas — 85 years old

FARNHAMVILLE — Gerald Thomas, of Farnhamville, will celebrate his 85th birthday on Wednesday. Cards may be sent to him at PO Box 133, Farnhamville, IA 50538-0133. His family includes wife, Carol Thomas, Vicki and Allen Johnson, Farnhamville; Deb and Greg Brundage, Apache Junction, ...

Walsh — 80 years old

MOORLAND — Onalee Walsh, of Moorland, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Tuesday. Cards may be sent to 2155 Furrow Ave., Moorland, IA 50566. Her family includes children, Steve Walsh, of Moorland; Cindy Walsh, of Skokie, Illinois; and Joanne and Vijay Malleta, of Skokie, Illinois. She ...

Fair — 70 years

MANSON — Bud and Angie Fair, of Manson, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with an open house from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday at the Lion’s Den, 731 Exposition Drive. Cards may be sent to 1058 180th St., Manson, IA 50563. Their family includes Tess and Mike Cauvan, ...

Kehoe — 60th

CALLENDER — Paul and Beverly Kehoe, of Callender, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. July 1 at the Heartland Community Center, Gowrie. Cards may be sent to them at 1706 300th St., Callender, IA 50523. Their family includes Steve Kehoe, of ...

Amdahl — 50 years

EAGLE GROVE — Myron and Jana Amdahl, of Eagle Grove, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 9. Cards of congratulations may be sent to them at 1310 W. Broadway St., Eagle Grove, IA 50533. Jana Johnson married Myron Amdahl on June 9, 1968, at the Evangelical Lutheran Church ...

LeValley — 60 years

Dr. Gary and Joan LeValley, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday. Cards may be sent to them at 1948 Stadium Drive, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Lori and Kirk VanKirk, of Perry; Sheryl and Bob Schultz, of West Simsbury, Connecticut; Kim ...

Stripling — 90 years old

LUVERNE — Margaret Stripling, of LuVerne, will celebrate her 90th birthday today. Cards may be sent to her at 302 S. Maple, LuVerne, IA 50560. Her family includes Craig and Carol Stripling of Clare; Kerry and Delaina Stripling of Mason City; and Jennifer Stripling, of LuVerne. She has ...

Judy Franzmeier will celebrate 80th birthday

PALMER — Judy Franzmeier, of Palmer, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Saturday. She is a former nurses aide who worked for 28 years at Pocahontas Community Hospital. Cards may be sent to her at 58406 290th Ave., Palmer, IA 50571. Her family includes her husband, Merle Franzmeier; ...

Stevens — 50 years

LENEXA, Kans. — Linda and Paul Stevens celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. Cards may be sent to 14719 W. 79th Terrace, Lenexa, KS 66215. Their family includes Jenny and Andy Volanakis, of New Canaan, Connecticut; Molly and Travis Templeton, of Olathe, Kansas; and Jon ...