Birthdays and Anniversaries

Pelz — 85 years old

WEBSTER CITY — Bobby Pelz, of Webster City, will celebrate his 85th birthday with an open house from 2 to 3 p.m. on May 20 at Windsor Manor, 1401 Wall St. Webster City. Cards may be sent to 1401 Wall St., No. 304, Webster City, IA 50595. His family includes Carol Schoeppler, of West ...

Axness — 80 years old

BADGER — Darrell Axness, of Badger, will celebrate his 80th birthday on Wednesday. Cards may be sent to him at 504 E. Center Ave., Badger, IA 50516. His family includes his wife Jeanette; Sonia and James Owens, of Waterloo; Kim and Matt Gordon, of Fort Dodge; Brad and Sharon Axness, of ...

Gottschalk — 50 years

Jim and Linda Gottschalk, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. Cards may be sent to them at 2344 Riverside Trail, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Jim and Gwenn Gottschalk, Heather Gottschalk, Dennis and Jessica Gottschalk, and Jon Gottschalk ...

Rockow — 30 years

John and Debra Rockow, of Fort Dodge, celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary on April 30. Their family includes Jacob and Stephanie Rockow, of Orange City and Sara Rockow, of Cedar Falls. They have two grandchildren. Debra Moeller and John Rockow were married April 30, 1988, at First ...

Wells — 95

HARCOURT — Margaret Rose Wells of Harcourt, formerly of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 95th birthday with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday at Faith Lutheran Church in Harcourt. Cards may be sent to her at P.O. Box 11, Harcourt, IA 50544. Her family includes Jackie and Marc ...

Oberhelman — 90 years old

GILMORE CITY — Evelyn Oberhelman, of Gilmore City, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Saturday. Cards may be sent to her at P.O. Box 353, Gilmore City, IA 50541. Her family includes Dennis and Carol Ricklefs, of Mesa, Arizona, and Brainerd, Minnesota; DeWayne and Becky Ricklefs, of Ida ...

Halder Cunningham — 90 years old

Lillian Halder Cunningham, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Wednesday. Cards may be sent to her at 846 S. 16th St., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes husband Kenneth; Tom and Kim Halder of Phoenix, Arizona; Terry and Mary Halder, of Tucson, Arizona; and Angie ...

Volfs — 80 years old

Charlie and Jan Volf, of Ankeny, formerly of Fort Dodge, are celebrating their 80th birthdays on May 12 and May 28, respectively. Cards may be sent to them at 2409 N.W. 12th, Ankeny, IA 50023. Their family includes Julie and Dale Klaassen, of Pomeroy; Tim and Beth Volf, of Manson; and ...

Martinson — 95 years old

PERRY — Eunice Martinson, of Perry, formerly of Harcourt, will celebrate her 95th birthday on Thursday. Cards may be sent to her at Perry Lutheran Home, Room 14, 2323 E. Willis Ave., Perry, IA 50220. Her family includes Diane and Rich Jones, Lois and Steve Lamansky, grandchildren and ...

Larson — 40 years

GOWRIE — Don and Jean Larson, of Gowrie, are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. May 6 at Mulligan’s (Gowrie Country Club) in Gowrie. Cards may be sent to them at 1756 320th St., Gowrie, IA 50543. Their family includes Jon and Jill Siefken, ...

Hale — 40 years

CATOOSA, Okla. — Robert and Sherry Hale, of Catoosa, Oklahoma, will celebrate their 40th anniversary on Saturday. Cards may be sent to them at PO Box 1120, Catoosa, OK 74015. Their family includes Cameron and Tammy Hale, of Fort Dodge; and Nick and Lydia Hale, of Tulsa, Oklahoma. They ...

Dorsey — 75 years old

Robert Dorsey, Fort Dodge, celebrated his 75th birthday on Saturday. Cards may be sent to him at 3136 Eighth Ave. S., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. His family includes his wife, Karolee Dorsey, Bobbie and Rod Lassiter, Las Vegas, Nevada; Brian and Tara Dorsey, Springfield, Missouri; Todd Dorsey, ...

Hay — 90 years old

Marie (Beth) Hay, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Saturday. Cards may be sent to her at 3041 Madison Ave., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Richard Hay, of Knoxville; Judy and David Zoch, of Fort Dodge; Jim and Kathy Hay, of Harcourt; Diane Sprowls, of ...

Brown — 95 years old

Dr. Paul Franklin Brown, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate his 95th birthday on Thursday. Cards may be sent to him at 712 Kenyon Road, Apt. 210, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. His family includes George and Carol Brown, of Florida; Ann and Tom Turner, of Illinois; Janet and Kurt Pittner, of Iowa; ...

Collins — 90 years old

Mary Collins, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Tuesday. Cards may be sent to her at 2620 17th Ave. N., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Maureen and Mark Fischer,of Richfield, Minnesota; Sharon and Rey Rosalez, of Fort Dodge; Sheila and Brian Wayson, of ...

Hanna — 80 years old

Sharon Hanna, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Tuesday. Cards may be sent to her at 3124 13th Ave. N., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes husband Ken, Randy and Laura Hanna of Moorland, Iowa, Shirley and Doug Hottman of Avon, Indiana, and Lynda and Rob Lowery of ...

Dellachiesa — 80 years old

Lavonne Dellachiesa, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Monday. Cards may be sent to her at 700 S. 17th St., E216, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Doug and Mary Kay Dellachiesa, of Lehigh; Jane Flataker, of Fort Dodge; and Julie and Randy Andrews, of Dayton. She ...

Yetmar — 85 years old

CLARE — Greta Yetmar, of Clare, celebrated her 85th Saturday. Her family includes Marcia and Chad Doty, of Lakeville, Minnesota; Kathleen and Kevin Mayer, of East Windsor, New Jersey; and Susan and Rick Hotz, of Clare. She has six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Haaland — 50 years

THOR — Phil and Jenny Haaland, of Thor, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their family on Saturday. Their family includes Wanda and Don Shelton, of Thor; Mike Pigman, of Thor; Kim and Carl Steil, of Eagle Grove; Michelle Olson, of Cedar Rapids; LaDonna Gannon, of San Diego, ...

Reed — 60 years

Dr. James and Ruth Reed, of Fort Dodge, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on April 5. Their family includes Jim Reed, Jr., and Pam Passow, of Fort Dodge, and Sarah Porche of Fort Dodge. They have one grandson. A granddaughter is deceased. Ruth Bowman and Dr. James Reed were ...