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Birthdays and Anniversaries

Hiracheta — 90th birthday

Valentine “Deano” Hiracheta, of Fort Dodge, celebrated his 90th birthday on Friday. Cards may be sent to him at 2736 Second Ave. N., Fort Dodge IA 50501. He was born on Feb. 14, 1930, in Iowa and lived most his life in Fort Dodge. He married Carmella Sotelo from Albert Lea, Minnesota. ...

Altemeier — 80th birthday

Jan Altemeier, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 80th birthday with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Feb. 23 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1436 21st Ave. N. Her family includes Janine and Brad Niemeyer, of Fort Dodge; Tara and Mike Murphy, of Des Moines; Sara Altemeier, of Ankeny; and ...

Echevarria — 30 years

Charles M. Jr. and Patricia Echevarria, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary on Monday. Cards can be sent to them at 1113 S. 24th St., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. They have eight children between them, 18 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. They were married in ...

Johnson — 90th birthday

LEHIGH — Alice Fibiker-Johnson, of Lehigh, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Tuesday. Cards may be sent to her at 9075 Taylor Road, Lehigh, IA 50557. Her family includes David J. Fibiker, of Humboldt; Diane and Patrick McCalmont, of Florence, Oregon; and six stepchildren. She has two ...

Brown — 70 years

Richard and Mary Ann Brown, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Feb. 16. Cards may be sent them at 1108 A St. West, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Chris Brown, of Fresno, California; Richard Brown, of Fresno, California; Dan Brown, of Fort Dodge; ...

Chalstrom — 90th birthday

Catherine Chalstrom, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 90th birthday with an open house from 1 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, G6, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Catherine Bowman was born Feb. 10, ...

Rossow — 85th birthday

Clarice Sylvia Rossow, of Fort Dodge, celebrated her 85th birthday on Feb. 4. Cards may be sent to her at 2713 15th Ave. N., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Dana and Crystal Rossow, of Coon Rapids, Minnesota; Cory and Kristin Rossow, of Morgan, Minnesota; Julie and Terry ...

McCormack — 85th birthday

Marvel McCormack, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 85th birthday with an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Citizens Central, 617 Central Ave. Her family includes Bruce and Cindy McCormack, of Gowrie; Debbie and Greg Cook, of Rochester, Minnesota; Linda and Tom Redman, of Fort Dodge; ...

Lantz — 90th birthday

POMEROY — Ruth Lantz, of Pomeroy, celebrated her 90th birthday on Jan. 22. Cards may be sent to her at 61797 210th Ave., Pomeroy, IA 50575. Her family includes Eric and Ellen Lantz, of Pomeroy; Marjean and Dale Seehusen, of Twin Lakes; Rachel and Scott Holland, of Pomeroy; and Renae and ...

Schneider — 90th birthday

Betty Schneider, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Feb. 10. Cards may be sent to her at 1201 N. Main, Lot 107, LaFeria, TX 78559. Her family includes Diane Amandus, Omaha, Nebraska; Mike Urban, Colorado Springs, Colorado; Nancy and Cliff Weldon, Fort Dodge; Claudine and ...

Evans — 80th birthday

Betty Evans, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Feb. 9. Cards and letters may be sent to her at 3104 12th Ave. N., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Paul and Debra Napier, of Salt Lake City, Utah; Jon and Marsha Evans, of Fort Dodge; and Steve and Becky Evans, ...

Foster — 80th birthday

Janiece Foster will celebrate her 80th birthday on Saturday. Cards may be sent to her at 1037 N. 26th St., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes her husband, Gail, Suzzan and Nels Ferguson, of Cedar Rapids; Richard and Melinda Foster, of Pocahontas; LuAnn and Wayne Urban, of St ...

Marino — 80th birthday

Anthony S. Marino, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate his 80th birthday on Monday. His family includes his wife, Ann C. Marino. Marino was born Feb. 3, 1940, in Fort Dodge. He worked at a bakery, American Can, Mineral City Mill & Grill, Iowa Central Community College and Village Inn.

Gustafson —90th birthday

Mert Gustafson, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Feb. 4. Cards may be sent to her at 420 Kenyon Road, Apt. 4211, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Craig and Penny Lindstrom, of Fort Dodge; Mark Lindstrom, of Norcross, Georgia; and Beth and Brian Bright, of ...

Teske — 80th birthday

Carroll Teske, of Fort Dodge will celebrate his 80th birthday with an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on Feb. 9 in the fellowship hall at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 400 S. 13th St. Cards may be sent to him at 920 S. 20th St., Fort Dodge, IA 50501 He was born Feb. 2, 1940, in Eldora.

Thoma — 50 years

Gerald (Jerry) and Mary Thoma, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Friday. Cards may be sent to1260 N. 25th St., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Tim and Della Thoma and Mark and Jennifer Thoma. They have two granddaughters and a step ...

Phillips — 100th birthday

Mae Seko Phillips celebrated her 100th birthday on Jan. 6. Cards may be sent to her at Bickford Senior Living, 1536 20th Ave. N., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Stephan Seko and Jimmy Seko. Her husband, Joseph Seko, died in 1969. Her husband, Paul Phillips, died in ...

Grell — 90th birthday

Dot Grell, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 90th birthday with a luncheon at 1 p.m. Jan. 25 at the VFW, 518 S. 29th St., Fort Dodge. This was rescheduled due to winter weather. Cards may be sent to her at 1547 22nd Ave. S., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Glenda and Kirk Benson, ...

Dencklau — 90th birthday

VINCENT — Delores Dencklau, of Vincent, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Wednesday Cards may be sent to her at P.O. Box 255, Vincent, IA 50594-0255. Her family includes Randy Dencklau, Badger; Renee and Terry Schulz, Duncombe; and Sherry Dencklau, Vincent. She has five grandchildren ...

Wiles — 90th birthday

Alice Wiles, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her birthday with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Jan. 19 in the Tompkins Celebration Center at Friendship Haven, 420 Kenyon Road. Cards may be sent to her at 1938 Stadium Drive, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Andy and Bonnie Wiles, ...