Birthdays and Anniversaries

Michalski — 80 years old

Donna Michalski, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Thursday. Cards may be sent to her at 420 Kenyon Road, Gardens 110, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Mark and Jaci Michalski, Shelly and Wayne Mason, Matt and Sherry Michalski and Mary Jo and Jeff Roach. She ...

Baedke — 50 years

Steve and Sue Baedke celebrated their 50th anniversary on Friday. Their family held a special anniversary party on Aug. 11. Cards may be sent to them at 2701 N. 13th St., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Jeff and Michelle Baedke, of Port Byron, Illinois, and Jason and Becky ...

Licht — 50 years

MANSON — Morris and Patty Licht, of Manson, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. Cards may be sent to them at 924 Colonial Drive, PO Box 192, Manson, IA 50563.

Burmeister — 50 years

Jerry and Rose Burmeister will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. Cards may be mailed to them at 2059 219th St., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Katrina Burmeister and Brian Lindholm, of Sleepy Hollow, Illinois; Cyndi Burmeister and Brad Fellingham, of ...

Christensen — 70 years

GOLDFIELD — Jerry and Betty Christensen, of Goldfield, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Sept. 16. Cards may be sent to them at PO Box 355, Goldfield, IA, 50542. Their family includes Nancy and John Lippincott, of Des Moines; Glenda and Dennis Knight, of Humboldt; Scott ...

Cox — 60 years

Patrick and Darlene Cox, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday. Cards may be mailed to them at 2333 20th Ave. N., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Kim and Scott Drzycimski, of Fort Dodge; Kevin and Julie Cox, of Fort Dodge; Kris and Chris ...

Christensen — 90 years old

GOLDFIELD — Jerry Christensen, of Goldfield, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Saturday. Cards may be sent to him at PO Box 355, Goldfield, IA, 50542. His family includes his wife, Betty, and Nancy and John Lippincott, of Des Moines; Glenda and Dennis Knight, of Humboldt; Scott and ...

Housken — 90 years old

LEHIGH — Duane Housken, of Lehigh, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Wednesday. Cards may be sent to him at 2951 Taylor Ave., Lehigh, IA 50557 His family includes Dan and Dana Housken, of Lehigh; and Scott and Jennifer Housken, of Fort Dodge. He has four granddaughters, two ...

Hett — 95 years old

Luella Hett, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 95th birthday on Saturday. Cards may be sent to her at 602 Kenyon Road, Apt. 4215, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Mary Schkade, of Lincoln, Nebraska; Elaine and Dick Core, of Dubuque; Eugene Hett, of Casper, Wyoming; and Darlene and ...

Vorrie – 70 years

Lorelle and Betty Vorrie, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 70th anniversary on Wednesday. Cards may be sent to them in care of Eagle Ridge Apartments, 602 Kenyon Road, Apt. 4110, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Dennis and Sallie Vorrie, of Fort Dodge; Duane and Deanna ...

Presswood — 65 years

The Rev. Joseph and Callie Presswood, of Fort Dodge, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Wednesday. Cards may be sent to them at 1400 10th Ave S.W., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Joseph Presswood Jr. of Lawrence, Kansas: Daisy Mure, David Presswood, Georgia Cason ...

Van Alstine— 65 years

Gail and Mavis Van Alstine, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Thursday. Cards may be sent to them at 1843 Lizard Creek Lane, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their famiy includes Bruce and Judy Van Alstine, of Thor; Linda White, of Gowrie; Clark and Jennifer Van ...

Titus — 75 years

SAC CITY — Ralph and Lela Mae Titus, of Sac City, formerly of Lytton, will celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary on Sept. 9. Cards may be sent to them at 613 Highland Ave., Sac City, IA 50583. Their family includes Peggy Kay Owen, of Lake City; Linda and Ron Potts, of Lytton; and ...

Holst — 60 years

CLARE — Richard and Donna Holst, of Clare, celebrated their 60th anniversary on Aug. 23. Friends and family are invited to their anniversary celebration which will be held from 2-4 p.m. today at the Bob Heun Shelter House at John F. Kennedy Memorial Park. Their family includes David ...

Barrett — 40 years

MOORLAND — Steve and Shelley Barrett, of Moorland, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sept. 9. Cards may be sent to them at PO Box 107, Moorland, IA 50501. Their family includes Kelley and Chris McGonegle, Fort Dodge; Ben Barrett, Moorland; Tim and Tami Barrett, Moorland; ...

Phillips — 85 years old

GOWRIE — Ruby Phillips, of Gowrie, will celebrate her 85th birthday on Tuesday. Cards may be sent to her at P.O. Box 32, Gowrie, IA 50543. Her family includes Leah (Pearl) Dye, Linda (Sue) Wilson, Cindy Dunne, Jim Phillips and Mary (Kathy) Phillips. She has nine grandchildren, and 16 ...

Pedersen — 80 years old

LAURENS — Myles Pedersen, of Laurens, will celebrate his 80th birthday on Sept. 9. Cards may be sent to him at 525 Allen St., Laurens, IA 50554-1505. His family includes his wife Shirley Pedersen; Dean and Kristi Pedersen, of Laurens; Kenny Pedersen, of Havelock; Bruce Pedersen, of ...

Haugen — 90 years old

Merven Haugen, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Sept. 19, 2018. There will be an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. today at Friendship Haven in the Rose Ledger Room, 420 Kenyon Rd, Ft. Dodge, IA. Cards may be sent to him at 420 Kenyon Road, Stone Heights Room 2212, Fort ...

Hallgren — 50 years

John and Linda Hallgren, of Fort Dodge, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday. Cards may be sent to them at 3248 Fifth Ave. N., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Scott and Trudy Hallgren, of Ottumwa; Steve Hallgren, of Spencer; Sara and Chris Tillery, of Tulsa, ...

Thompson — 75 years

Glen and Marjory Thompson, of Fort Dodge, will be celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary on Wednesday. There will be an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sept. 1 at the Celebration Center at Friendship Haven. Cards may be sent to 602 Kenyon Road No. 4306, Fort Dodge, IA 50501 They were ...