Birthdays and Anniversaries

Peterson — 90 years old

Alta Peterson, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Wednesday. Cards may be sent to her at 1324 S. 27th St. Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Jean and Mike Miller, of Duncombe; Joan Peterson, of Fort Dodge; and Lori Peterson. She has several grandchildren, ...

Doolittle — 70 years

DUNCOMBE — Don and Shirley Doolittle, of Duncombe, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Faith United Methodist Church, 2020 Superior St., Webster City. Cards may be sent to them at 3229 280th St., Duncombe, IA 50532. Their family ...

Brown — 60 years

Carl and Linda Brown, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Friday. Cards may be sent to them at 3230 Fifth Ave. N., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Larry and Teresa Brown, of Fort Dodge; Sharon and Kevin Markhardt, of South Lyon, Michigan; and ...

Mulholland — 50 years

ANKENY — John (Jock) and Mary Mulholland, of Ankeny, formerly of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. Cards may be sent to them at 326 NE 31st St., Ankeny, IA 50021. Their family includes David, Mark, Susan, Matt (Trisha) and Sara. They have nine ...

Skinner — 60 years

GOLDFIELD — Joe and Phyllis Skinner, of Goldfield, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 14. Cards may be sent to them at P.O. Box 292, Goldfield, IA 50542. Their family includes Kurt and Linda Skinner, of Stockton, California, and Ken and Annie Skinner, of Humboldt. ...

Frideres — 50 years

LU VERNE — Bill and Margaret Frideres, of LuVerne, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday. There will be an event in their honor at 5 p.m. on Saturday at the LuVerne Community Center. They have three children and two grandchildren. Bill Frideres and Margaret Parker ...

Johnson — 90 years old

OTTOSEN — Phyllis Johnson, of Ottosen, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Saturday. Cards may be sent to her at 1149 Georgia Ave., Ottosen, IA 50570. Her family includes Dan and Roxann Johnson, of Ottosen, and Scott and Kim Johnson, of Richmond, Texas. She has three grandchildren and ...

Kamrath — 70 years old

Gary Kamrath, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate his 70th birthday today. Cards may be sent to him at 2531 Woodland Drive, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. His family includes his wife, Colleen (Teeny), Candi Kamrath, Max and Nicole Kamrath, and two grandsons. Gary has been a financial advisor with ...

Mallinger — 60 years

CLARE — Leo and Joan Mallinger, of Clare, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday. Their family includes Mary Romoser, Keota; Marsha Condon, Clare; Dan Mallinger, Algonquin, Illinois; Dave Mallinger Adrian, Minnesota; Michelle Miller, Coppell, Texas; Maree Schroder, ...

Kocour — 65 years

Ken and Mary Kocour, of Fort Dodge, formerly of Rockwell City, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on June 2 in the Rose Legler Room in Kenyon Place at Friendship Haven, 420 Kenyon Road. Cards may be sent to them at 420 Kenyon Road, Room No. ...

Schmidt — 50 years

CLEAR LAKE — Kirby and Joyce Schmidt, originally of Farmhamville and Somers, celebrated 50 years of marriage on Friday. Cards may be sent to 108 Woodlane Drive, Clear Lake, IA 50428. They have two children and six grandsons. They were married on May 24, 1969, in Somers. They made their ...

Frideres — 50 years

LU VERNE — Bill and Margaret Frideres, of LuVerne, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday. There will be an event in their honor at 5 p.m. on June 8 at the LuVerne Community Center. They have three children and two grandchildren. Bill Frideres and Margaret Parker were ...

Andrews — 30 years

Keith and Tammy Andrews, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary on Monday. Cards may be sent to them at 918 S. 21st St., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Tyler and Sherrell Andrews, of Copperas Cove, Texas, and John and Kim Updike, of Spencer. They have five ...

Allan — 100 years old

SIOUX CITY — Marjory Allan, of Sioux City, formerly of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 100th birthday June 3. Cards may be sent to her at Touchstone Living Center, 1800 Indian Hills Drive, Sioux City, IA 51104. Her family includes Linda Walrod, Sioux City, and Beth Andersen, Dubuque. She ...

Passow — 90 years old

HUMBOLDT — Harold E. Passow, of Humboldt, will celebrate his 90th birthday on June 3. Cards may be sent to him at 1705 Lake Nokomis Drive, Humboldt, IA 50548. His family includes his wife, Joeleen, and Jon and Lori Passow. He has three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Kolesar — 90 years old

Dr. John Kolesar, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate his 90th birthday June 2. Cards may be sent to him at Friendship Haven, Stone Heights, Room 2103, 420 Kenyon Road, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. His family includes his wife, Vernetta, and Jonice and Robert King, Rockwell City, He has one grandson ...

Baker — 90 years old

Doris Baker, of Fort Dodge, celebrated her 90th birthday on Saturday. Cards may be sent to her at 322 N. 26th Place, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Pam and Mike McLary, of Fort Dodge; and Sheree and Bill Holmstrom, of Hampton. She has four granddaughters, nine ...

Beemer — 60 years

WEBSTER CITY — Bill and Pearl Beemer, of Webster City, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary at an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on June 1 at the Webster City Links. Their family includes Mark and Aimee Beemer, Overland Park, Kansas; and Lisa Beemer, Minneapolis, Minnesota. They ...

Baker — 90 years old

Doris Baker, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Saturday. Cards may be sent to her at 322 N. 26th Place, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Pam and Mike McLary, of Fort Dodge; and Sheree and Bill Halmstrom, of Hampton. She has four granddaughters, nine ...

Shanks — 90 years old

Bob Shanks, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate his 90th birthday with family and friends from 1 to 3 p.m. on May 26 at the Bob Heun Shelter House at John F. Kennedy Memorial Park. His family includes his wife, Mary; and sons Dave, Bobby, Joe, Jeff and Steve, who are all married. He has 13 ...