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Wed
04
Sep

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Dudley - Wedding

 

 

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Dudley

…married recently…

Jaci Grafenberg and Jack Dudley of Kenosha, Wis., were united in marriage in a 2 p.m. ceremony on July 13 at Blessed Sacrament Church in Madison, Wis.

Parents of the couple are John and Jan Grafenberg of West Union and John and Brenda Dudley of Madison, Wis.

Jaci wore a strapless gown of ivory satin featuring a sweetheart neckline, beaded empire waistline with ruching, and a train. She carried a bouquet of white roses, hydrangeas and stephanotis.

The maid of honor was Jessie Grafenberg, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Natalie Hunter, Kate Mears, and Karla Block, friends of the bride.

They wore strapless, black, floor-length gowns and carried bouquets of white roses and hydrangeas.

Laura Knockel was Jaci’s personal attendant.

Wed
04
Sep

Cale James Pickar

 

Cale James Pickar

…born July 26…

Chad and Carissa Pickar of Lawler are happy to announce the birth of their first child, Cale James.

Cale was born at 6:54 p.m. Friday, July 26, 2013, at Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah. He weighed 11.1 lbs. and was 21¼ inches long.

Proud grandparents are Rick and Lois Pickar of Lawler and first-time grandparents Don and Becky Kelly of Hawkeye.

Also welcoming Cale was great-grandmother Rosalie Pickar of New Hampton.

 
Wed
04
Sep

Miller-Nesvik to exchange September vows

 

Miller-Nesvik to exchange September vows

 

Danielle Miller of East Bristol, Wis., and Mitchell Nesvik of Ossian, are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Gary and Michele Meyer. She obtained her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from St. Ambrose University in Davenport and currently is employed by Achieve Therapy, specializing in pediatric physical therapy.

The groom-to-be is the son of Ron and Donna Nesvik and has obtained his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from St. Ambrose University in Davenport as well with a specialty license in orthopedics. Mitchell is employed by Mayo Clinic.

The couple plan to exchange vows Saturday, Sept. 28, in East Bristol, Wis. 

 
Wed
04
Sep

Gossling-Soukup set to exchange vows Saturday

 

Gossling-Soukup set to exchange vows Saturday

 

Dayna Gossling of Waucoma and Kyle Soukup of Spillville are excited to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Saturday, Sept. 7, at St. Mary’s Church in Waucoma.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Ken and Connie Gossling of Waucoma. She is a 2009 graduate of Turkey Valley High School and a 2012 Wartburg College graduate with a bachelor’s degree in biology. Dayna is currently employed as a clinical allergy specialist at Madison County Medical Associates in Winterset.

The groom-to-be is the son of Doug and Betty Soukup of Spillville and a 2007 graduate of South Winneshiek High School. He graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in finance and is employed as an operations analyst at Wells Fargo in West Des Moines.

 
Wed
28
Aug

Senior Meal Site menus

 

Senior Meal Site menus

Congregate Meals for area senior citizens are served on the following days at the locations listed (home delivery is also available):

WEST UNION – Monday through Friday, Senior Center on Armour St.

ARLINGTON – Wednes- day and Friday, Arlington Library basement.

CLERMONTMonday and Friday, West Clermont Lutheran Church. 

ELGIN – Tuesday and Thursday, Elgin Community Bldg./AMVETS Hall.

HAWKEYE – Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Hawkeye Community Hall.

ST. LUCAS – Monday and Wednesday, St. Lucas Community Hall.

WAUCOMA(Home delivery only)

 

The Meal Site menus for the week of Aug. 29-Sept. 4 will be as follows:

 

Wed
28
Aug

Card shower for Doris Daniels

 

Card shower for Doris Daniels

On Sunday, Sept. 8, Doris Daniels will celebrate her 82nd birthday with family members and close friends.

Those who would like to join in wishing Doris a happy birthday are invited to drop her a note, card, and/or photo.

Birthday greetings can be sent to Doris at her new home: Good Samaritan Center, #204B, 201 Hall St., West Union, IA 52175.

Wed
28
Aug

Josie Ann Michael

 

 

Josie Ann Michael
…newborn…

John and Stephanie Michael of Hawkeye are excited to announce the birth of their second child, Josie Ann Michael, who was born July 22, 2013, at Palmer Lutheran Health Center in West Union.  She weighed 9 lbs. 4 oz. and was 21 inches long at birth.  

Josie joins her big brother, Jack, at home. 

  Maternal grandparents are Matt and Kathy Gordish of Oelwein.  Paternal grandparents are Roger and Karen Michael of West Union.  

Maternal great-grandparents are Alberta Heitland of Oelwein and the late Jim Baker, Forest Heitland, Andy and Eunice Gordish.  Paternal great-grandparents are Elizabeth Heiserman of Independence and the late Roger Heiserman, Ted and Agnes Michael. 

Wed
28
Aug

Birth - Jayden Hackley

 

Jayden Hackley

…birth announced…

Jaime and Kari Hackley of West Union welcomed a baby daughter, Jayden Elise, on Sunday, May 19, 2013.

Jayden was born at Palmer Lutheran Health Center in West Union. She weighed 8 lbs. 2 oz. and measured 21 inches in length.

She has a sister, Kaitlyn, 11, and a brother, Kaleb, 6.

Grandparents are Bob and Jane Halverson and Dave and Lucy Hackley, all of West Union.

 

Wed
28
Aug

Mr. and Mrs. Larry Werner

 

Mr. and Mrs. Larry Werner

…golden anniversary…

Larry and Carolyn Werner will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at Oelwein Community Plaza in Oelwein.

No invitations are being sent; all friends and relatives are welcome. The Werners request no gifts, please, just your presence.

Wed
21
Aug

Henning-Staal - Autumn Vows

 

 

Henning-Staal

…autumn vows…

Sarah Henning and Jared Staal of Grand Rapids, Mich., wish to announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

Parents of the couple are Randy and Denise Henning of Elgin, Joan Staal of Grandville, Mich., and Thomas Staal of Hudsonville, Mich.

A 2003 Valley High School graduate, Sarah earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in finance and marketing in 2006 and a Master of Health Care Administration in 2008 from the University of Iowa.  She is also pursuing a Master of Science in complementary and alternative medicine from the American College of Healthcare Sciences.  She is a director of Business Development at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids.

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