Society

Wed
12
Apr

Loren Whitver

Loren Whitver

 

 

In celebration of Loren “Buck” Whitver’s 90th birthday, his family will host a reception with cake and beverages on Sunday, April 16, at 11:30 a.m. (following the morning worship service) at West Union United Methodist Church.

The family request no gifts, please, just your presence.

Wed
12
Apr

Mr. and Mrs. Denny Lenth

Mr. and Mrs. Denny Lenth

 

 

Denny and Kathy Lenth will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, April 15, with a card shower.   

They were married in Fayette in 1967 and have many fond memories from their years in Fayette, while Denny attended Upper Iowa, and in Maynard, while Denny was a football, basketball and baseball coach. Kathy grew up in Randalia and attended West Central schools in Maynard.  

The couple have two daughters, Teri Khazen, who lives with  her husband, Tony, and two children in Western Springs, Ill., and Kristi Tibben, who lives with her husband, Nate, and two children in Cedar Falls.   

The Lenths would be happy to hear from their many area friends. 

Wed
12
Apr

Mr. and Mrs. Bob Boleyn

Mr. and Mrs. Bob Boleyn

 

 

Bob and Rosella Boleyn will celebrate 68 years of marriage on Monday, April 17, and their family invites you to join in a card shower for the couple.

The Boleyns’ family includes children Cindy Buckendahl of Aurelia, Craig  (Vicky) Boleyn of Oelwein, Cary (Cathy) Boleyn of Elgin, and Shelli Boleyn of West Union.

Anniversary cards may be sent to Bob and Rosella at 604 East St., Elgin, IA 52141.

Wed
05
Apr

Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Carey

Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Carey

 

 

Dennis and Roselene Carey of Oelwein will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner.

The couple were married April 8, 1967, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Fayette.

Their family includes Kathy and Karen Carey of Maynard, Kevin Carey of Anamosa, Kim and Brian Reidy of Independence. They also have four grandchildren.

Anniversary greetings are welcome and may be sent to the Careys at 15 10th Ave. NW, Oelwein, IA 50662.

Wed
29
Mar

Mr. and Mrs. Leo Johansen

Mr. and Mrs. Leo Johansen

 

 

 

Leo and Louise Johansen of Elgin will celebrate 50 years of marriage on Sunday, April 2. 

Their family invites friends and family to join in a card shower to congratulate the couple.

Leo Johansen and Louise Butikofer were married April 2,1967, at Illyria Community Church, rural Elgin.

They are the parents of three children, Preston (Marie) Johansen, Todd Johansen, and Candice (Brad) Sprague. They also have three grandchildren.

Anniversary wishes may be sent to Leo and Louise Johansen, 10254 Hwy 56, Elgin, IA 52141.

 
Thu
23
Mar

Arlene (Brincks) Lansing

Arlene (Brincks) Lansing

 

 

 

Arlene (Brincks) Lansing, formerly of the Ossian and Castalia area, is turning 80 years old!

Family and friends are invited to celebrate with Arlene from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 26, at Farmers and Merchants Savings Bank Community Room in Waukon (201 West Street NW).

Family will be serving lunch at the event.

If unable to attend but wish to send Arlene a birthday card, her address is 917 2nd Street NW, Waukon, Iowa 52172.

 
Thu
23
Mar

Gladys Hackmann

Gladys Hackmann

 

 

Lifelong area resident Gladys Hackmann will observe her 100th birthday on Saturday, March 25. Friends, neighbors and relatives are invited to help Gladys celebrate this very special milestone by showering her with birthday wishes.

A teacher until she married in 1940, Gladys and her late husband, Hugo, became the parents of three children, Rachel, Mark and Stanley.

Hugo died in 2008, but Gladys continued to live on her farm east of West Union until recently, when she moved to Maple Crest Manor.

Birthday cards and notes can be sent to Gladys at Maple Crest Manor, 100 Bolger Drive, Fayette, IA 52142.

 
Thu
23
Mar

Arlene Sutter

Arlene Sutter

 

 

Arlene Sutter of West Union will celebrate her 90th birthday on Thursday, April 6.

She will also be the guest of honor at an open house celebration from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 2, in the West Room Lounge at Good Samaritan Society – West Union.

All are welcome to stop by and wish Arlene a happy birthday.

Birthday greetings can be sent to Arlene at Good Samaritan Society, 201 Hall St., Room 403, West Union, IA 52175.

Wed
15
Mar

Evelyn Wiltgen

Evelyn Wiltgen

 

 

Evelyn (Wenthold) Wiltgen of Ossian will be celebrating her 100th birthday on Tuesday, March 28!

She would enjoy hearing from friends and family as she celebrates this special milestone in her life. 

Birthday wishes can be sent to Evelyn at P.O. Box 83, Ossian, IA 52161.

Wed
15
Mar

Lois Winter

Lois Winter

 

 

The family of Lois Winter of West Union invites friends and relatives to participate in a card shower in honor of her 90th birthday, which was on Sunday, March 12.

Please consider adding a note about your connection to Lois or sharing a memory with her.

Cards of congratulations will reach her at Traditions, 609 Hwy. 150 North, West Union, IA 52175.

Note: This announcement was inadvertently omitted from the March 8 Union. We sincerely apologize to Lois and her family for the oversight. 

Let’s all help Lois celebrate her special day a little longer with some belated cards!

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