Birthdays and Anniversaries

Girdley — 50 years

John and Millie Girdley, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. Cards may be sent to them at 1889 Hidden Valley Lane, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Matthew Girdley and Katie Ferris, of Cedar Rapids; and Naomi Girdley and Matthew Berger, of ...

Tinken — 90 years old

GILMORE CITY — Betty Tinken, of Gilmore City, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Jan. 8. An open house will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Dakota City VFW Post 5240. Cards may be sent to 2015 Colorado Ave. Gilmore City, IA 50541. Her family includes Randy and Kathy ...

Rathbun — 80 years old

OTHO — Richard (Sam) Rathbun, of Otho will celebrate his 80th birthday with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 30 at the Otho Community Center. Cards may be sent to him at 428 Rake St., Apt. No.15, Otho, IA 50569. His family includes Kim Bloomquist and Deb and Gary Fox, all of Otho, ...

Marlow — 60 years

ALGONA — Robert and Nancy Marlow, of Algona celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Friday. Cards may be sent to them at 407 Keith St., Algona, IA 50511. Their family includes Brenda and Dale Oberhelman, of Pomeroy; Paula and Guy Limbeck, of Byron, Minnesota; Dan and Chivonne ...

Venteicher — 90 years old

Dorothy Venteicher, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Dec. 30. Cards may be sent to her at 1614 Ave. O, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Mary Lou Kirby, of Vincent; Linda Venteicher, of Phoenix, Arizona; Rose Berhow, of Milford; Shari Whiting, of La Verkin, ...

Ferguson — 50 years

POCAHONTAS — Don and Linda Ferguson, of Pocahontas, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday. Cards may be sent to them at 1206 Fourth Ave. NW, Pocahontas, IA 50574. Their family includes Kristine and Albert Spano; Doug and Michelle Ferguson; Nicki and Rob Bunda; and ...

Janssen — 90 years old

PALMER — Harold Janssen, of Palmer, will celebrate his 90th birthday today. Cards may be sent to him at 28240 580th St., Palmer, IA 50571. His family includes David and Anita Janssen, of Gilmore City; and Dallas and Tammy Janssen, of Palmer. He has five grandchildren and six ...

Cummins — 50 years

VINCENT — Roy and Deb Cummins, of Vincent, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 9. Their family includes Troy and Leshia Cummins, Thad and Jennifer Cummins and Travis and Steffanie Cummins. They have eight grandchildren. The couple was married Dec. 9, 1968. He is retired ...

George — 50 years

BADGER — James and Linda George, of Badger, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday. Cards may be sent to them at 62 Fifth St. SE, Badger, IA 50516. Their family includes Lesley and Lant Doran, of Le Claire; and Christopher and Marcie George, of Urbandale. They ...

Burke — 90 years old

Jeane Burke, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Monday. Cards may be sent to her at 662 Kenyon Road, Apt. 4217, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes husband Cliff; Charlene and Rod Gales, of Tulsa, Oklahoma; Joe and Jamie Burke, of Parsons, Kansas; and David Burke, ...

Hildreth — 85 years old

ROCKWELL CITY — Martin Hildreth, of Rockwell City, will celebrate his 85th birthday on Tuesday. Cards can be sent to him at 726 Tonawanda St., Rockwell City, IA 50579. His family includes Mike and Marilyn Hildreth of Brookings, South Dakota; and Tom and Theresa Hildreth, of Rockwell ...

Dencklau — 90 years old

Ruby L. Dencklau, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Dec. 23. Cards may be sent to her at 2231 Fairview Drive, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Roxanne and Duane Amhof, of Fort Dodge; Lyle Dencklau, of Valentine, Nebraska; and Dr. Vernon Dencklau, of Port Huron, ...

Wieser — 90 years old

BADGER — Jack Wieser, of Badger, celebrated his 90th birthday on Dec. 14. Cards may be sent to him at 227 First St. SW, B3, Badger, IA 50516. His family includes wife Geline; Norma and Bill Adson and Nancy and Tom Ruge, all of Fort Dodge; Chris Perry, of Bloomingdale, Illinois; Chris ...

Bohn — 90 years old

BADGER — Marvin Bohn, of Badger, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Monday. Cards may be sent to him at 324 Center Ave., Badger, IA 50516. His family includes Deb Harris and Craig Bohn, both of Badger. His wife Annette is deceased. Bohn was born Dec. 17, 1928 in Pomeroy. He farmed in ...

Dutcher — 60 years

Dale and Margaret Dutcher, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Dec. 18. Cards may be sent to them at their winter address, 201 S. Greenfield Road No. 326, Mesa, AZ, 85206. Their family includes Melinda and Pat Fraher, of Fort Dodge; and Sonya Dutcher, of ...

Metzger — 70 years

PALMER — Vern and Vira Metzger, of Palmer, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Wednesday. Cards may be sent to them at 410 Browning Ave., P.O. Box 54, Palmer, IA 50571. Their family includes Pam Metzger, of Fort Dodge. They have two grandchildren and four ...

Everett — 90 years old

HUMBOLDT — John W. Everett, of Humboldt, formerly of Otho, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Dec. 17. Cards may be sent to him at 1108 N. 15th St., Apt. 41, Humboldt, IA 50548. His family includes Sheila Volf, of Cave Creek, Arizona; Jackie Everett, of Humboldt; Don Everett, of ...

Howrey — 50 years and 70th birthday

ROCKWELL CITY — David and Judy Howrey, of Rockwell City, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary and her 70th birthday with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday at the Community Center in Rockwell City. Cards may be sent to them at 316 Austin St., Rockwell City, IA ...

Tell — 90 years old

DAYTON — Marilyn Tell, of Dayton, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Tuesday. Her family includes Holly and the Rev. Warren Egebo, of Green Bay, Wisconsin; Kristen Tell, of Clive; Stuart and Terri Tell, of Mason City; Russell Tell and Marsha Peterson, of Ankeny. She has eight ...

Humphrey — 80 years old

Barbara Humphrey, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Dec. 10. Cards may be sent to her at 228 Ave. O West, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Randy Humphrey, of Fort Dodge; Laura and Randy Hanna, of Moorland; Rick Humphrey, of Fort Dodge; Larry Humphrey, of ...