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Birthdays and Anniversaries

Harklau — 50 years

Larry and Ardyce Harklau, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. Their family includes Amy Campero, Katie Harklau, and Sara and Matt Winkel. They have 10 grandchildren. They were married at Corpus Christi Church on Aug. 30, 1969, and built a home on a ...

Gunderson — 60 years

HUMBOLDT — Bruce and Linda Gunderson, of Humboldt, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Sept. 6. Cards may be sent to them at 205 Sumner Ave., Humboldt, IA 50548. Their family includes Molly Peaton, of Humboldt; Todd and Pam Gunderson, of Ellicott City, Maryland; and Beth ...

Jensen — 70th birthday

Dave Jensen, of Farnhamville, turns 70 today. Cards may be sent to him at PO Box 454, Farnhamville, IA 50538. His family includes his wife, Marilyn, and Christopher Jensen, John Honeyman, Leah and Luis Rosado, and Rachel and Eric Bill. He has four grandchildren.. He taught for over ...

Sparks — 80th birthday

Phillip “Sparky” Sparks, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate his 80th birthday on Saturday. Cards may be sent to him at 124 Exposition Drive, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. His family includes wife Linda Sparks, Mike Lee, Will Lee, Jeff Sparks, Jody Rasmussen and Nathan Sparks. He has nine ...

Johnson — 65 years

MANSON — Marlyn (Hoop) and Jeannine Johnson, of Manson, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Wednesday. Cards may be sent to them at 737 16th St., Manson, IA 50563. Their family includes Julie and Mark Tague, of Manson; and Craig and Rosann Johnson, of Webster City. They ...

Gilliland — 50 years

LEHIGH — George and Margie Gilliland, of Lehigh, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Friends and family are welcome to gather from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Senior Center, 114 Main St., Lehigh. Their family includes Teresa Gilliland, of Salisbury, Maryland; Karen Gilliland, ...

Johnson — 65 years

Dennis and Mary Lu Johnson will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Thursday. Cards may be sent to 1915 N. 16th St., Fort Dodge, IA 50501 Their family includes Jeff and Karen Johnson, of Marco Island, Florida; Scott and Michele Johnson, of Fort Dodge; Steve and Susan Johnson, ...

Verbrugge — 65 years

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — Robert and Ruth Verbrugge, formerly of the Humboldt and Webster City area, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Sept. 3. A party will be held in their honor from 2 to 6 p.m. on Aug. 25 at SleepInn and Suites Conference Center, 5872 33rd Ave, Eau Claire, ...

Armbrecht — 50 years

ROCKWELL CITY — Paul and Marlene Armbrecht, of Rockwell City, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. Cards may be sent to them at 7143 Twin Lakes Road, Rockwell City, IA 50579. Their family includes Eric and Jenni Armbrecht, of Des Moines; Todd and Chelsea Armbrecht, ...

Jacobson — 90th birthday

Georgia Jacobson, of Fort Dodge, formerly of Algona, will celebrate her 90th birthday with an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Northfield Church of Christ, 2933 N. 15th St. Cards may be sent to her at 525 N. 25th St., Apt. 401, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Linda and ...

Flannery — 80th birthday

Marjorie Flannery, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Aug 29. Cards may be sent to her at 1401 Eighth Ave, N., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Michele and Richard Newman, of Fort Dodge; Kathy and Wayne Salgren, of Fort Dodge; Jeffrey and Andrea Flannery, of ...

Cartee — 70th birthday

Reggie Cartee will celebrate his 70th birthday with an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Olde Boston’s, 809 Central Ave. His family includes Naomi Cartee, of Knoxville, Tennessee; and Cory Cartee, of New York, New York. He has one granddaughter. Reginald Wyan Cartee was born ...

Willis — 60 years

ROCKWELL CITY — James and Gracia Willis, of Rockwell City, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Friday. Cards may be sent to them at 1747 250th St., Rockwell City, IA 50579. Their family includes Tom and Susan Nelson Willis and Laura and Jeff Simdon, all of Madison, Wisconsin. ...

Carpenter — 80th birthday

Norene Patricia Carpenter, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 80th birthday Friday. Cards may be sent to her at 1203 N. 24th St., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes husband Daryl Carpenter; Scott and Blanca Carpenter, of Andover, Massachusetts; and Kristy and Eric Samuelson, of ...

Joslin — 80th birthday

BARNUM — Leslie Joslin, of Barnum, will celebrate his 80th birthday on Aug. 18. Cards may be sent to him at 306 Center St., Box 76, Barnum, IA 50518. His family includes his wife, Arlean Joslin; Kenny and Mary Jo Joslin, Joyce Joslin and Denise and Jason Kahler, all of Fort Dodge. He ...

Heim — 90th birthday

LAKE CITY — Daryl Heim, of Lake City, will celebrate his 90th birthday with an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Auburn Community Center, Auburn. Cards may be sent to him at 1001 Monroe, Lake City, IA 51449. His family includes Kevin Heim, of Des Moines; Jeanie Culver, of Fort ...

Sullivan — 85 years old

MOORLAND — Evelyn Sullivan, of Moorland, will celebrate her 85th birthday on Thursday. Cards may be sent to her at 2265 George Ave., Moorland, IA 50566. Her family includes Mike Sullivan, of Moorland; Bob Sullivan of Moorland; Carol Dolder, of Fort Dodge; Linda and Duane Paterson, of ...

Carpenter — 60 years

Daryl and Norene Carpenter, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Friday. Cards may be sent to them at 1203 N. 24th St., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Scott and Blanca Carpenter, of Andover, Massachusetts, and Kristy and Eric Samuelson, of Fort Dodge. ...

Swanberg — 65 years

Lowell and Doris Swanberg, of Fort Dodge, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Friday. Cards maybe sent to them at 1337 Third Ave. NW, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes five children, 14 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Doris ...

McCurdy — 85 years old

Rosemary McCurdy, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 85th birthday with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Celebration Center at Friendship Haven, 420 Kenyon Road. Cards may be sent to her at 100 Hilltop Road, H2, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Dr. Sheryl McCurdy ...