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Wed
08
Aug

80th birthday open house for Kathryn Van Brocklin

Kathryn Van Brocklin
Kathryn Van Brocklin

Kathryn Van Brocklin of Lansing will be celebrating her 80th birthday with an open house Saturday, August 18 from 12-3 p.m. at Milty’s Restaurant in Lansing. Light snacks and refreshments will be served. Family and friends are invited. No gifts are requested.

Cards and well wishes may be sent to: 2610 Hwy. 26, Lansing, IA 52151.
 

Wed
08
Aug

Pitts and O’Neill to exchange vows in Waukon August 18

Ashlee Pitts and Paul O’Neill of Waukon announce their wedding to take place Saturday, August 18 with a ceremony to be held at the Waukon City Park. A reception will take place at the Waukon Banquet Center with a dance starting at 7 p.m. which will be open to the public.

Parents of the bride-to-be are Nancy Renk of Brownsville, MN and Robert Kelsey of Missouri. Parents of the groom-to-be are Frank and Donna O’Neill of Waukon.

The bride-to-be is a stay-at-home mother of three children and is obtaining her Bachelor of Arts degree in Human and Mental Health through Ashford University and will be pursuing a Masters degree in Psychology. She will be given away by her father, Robert Kelsey. The Maid of Honor will be Brittney Boydston with bridesmaids Bridget Schobert, Samantha Yasiin, Jessica Burmester and Ebonie Pitts. Flower girls will be Alivia O’Neill and Dallas Goetzinger.

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08
Aug

Sommer and Iseli to wed September 22 at Glenwood

Shelby K. Sommer and Daniel K. Iseli wish to announce their engagement and upcoming nuptials. Parents of the bride-to-be are Joel and Teresa Sommer of Waukon. Parents of the groom-to-be are Arthur and Lori Iseli of Waukon.

The bride-to-be is a 2013 graduate of Waukon High School. She is employed as a Teacher at Sun Flower Day Care Center in Decorah.

The groom-to-be is a 2011 graduate of Waukon High School and a graduate of the John Deere Program at Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC). He is employed as a Service Technician with Windridge Implements in Decorah.

The couple will exchange vows September 22, 2018 at the Glenwood Lutheran Church in rural Decorah. A reception and dance will follow at the Waukon Banquet Center.

Wed
08
Aug

Birth announcement: Lange

Marshall and Leah Lange of Garnavillo announce the birth of their son, Shane Gerald Lange, born July 26, 2018 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. He weighed 8 lbs. 7 ozs. and measured 21 inches in length at the time of his birth. He joins siblings, Leigh (3) and Owen (2).

Grandparents are Trent and Leslie Henkes of Luana and Dave and Bonnie Lange of Monona. Great-grandparents are Glenda Henkes, Kathleen Lange and June Freilinger, all of Monona.
 

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08
Aug

Birth announcement: Creasman

Brian and Samantha Creasman of Lansing announce the birth of their daughter, Kaysley Barbara Creasman, born July 25, 2018 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. She weighed 7 lbs. 6.6 ozs. and measured 23 inches in length at the time of her birth. She joins siblings, Nayelly (4) and Emsley (16 months).

Grandparents are Rebecca and Juan Rosas of Lansing and Diane Lee of McGregor. Arden Sonny Sprain of La Crosse, WI is a great-grandparent.

Wed
08
Aug

Birth announcement: Pfiffner

Steve and Chelsey Meyer Pfiffner of Onalaska, WI announce the birth of their son, Hayes James Pfiffner, born July 27, 2018 at Mayo Medical Center in La Crosse, WI. He weighed 9 lbs. 9 ozs. at the time of his birth.

Grandparents are Jim and Jan Pfiffner of Harpers Ferry, and Todd Meyer and the late Lori Meyer of Waukon. Carolyn Thomson of Waterville is a great-grandmother.
 

Wed
01
Aug

Paul and Kathy Howes 50th wedding anniversary celebration set for August 4

Paul and Kathy Howes of Waukon are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this Saturday, August 4 with a casual reception at the Empty Nest Winery, 1352 Apple Road, Waukon. All friends and relatives are encouraged to join them for a celebration of their marriage from 3-6 p.m. No gifts are requested.

The couple exchanged vows November 23, 1968. Due to the unpredictable weather conditions in November and the proximity to Thanksgiving, the August date was chosen as an alternative time for their anniversary celebration. Their children are Jennifer (John) Kuzma of Clearwater, FL and Jason and Laurie (Maxwell) Howes of Dorchester.
 

Wed
01
Aug

Elmer and Emma (Bechtel) Snitker family reunion August 4

The descendants of Elmer and Emma (Bechtel) Snitker will be holding a family reunion Saturday, August 4, 2018. Elmer and Emma were the parents of 11 children and 48 grandchildren.

The reunion will be held at Zalmona Presbyterian Church on Highway 9, Waukon, beginning with a potluck meal at noon.
 

Wed
01
Aug

Birth announcement: Lechtenberg

Teff Lechtenberg
Teff Lechtenberg

Nick and Carlyn Lechtenberg of Waukon announce the birth of their son, Teff James Lechtenberg, born July 12, 2018 at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, WI. He weighed 5 lbs. 15 ozs. and measured 18-3/4 inches in length at the time of his birth. He was welcomed home by his big brother, Stirn (1-1/2 years old).

Grandparents are Ray and Kerry Wacker of Waukon, Craig and Jane Rood of Elgin and the late Joe Lechtenberg of Postville. Great-grandparents are Micki Connor of Waukon, Ray and Shirley Wacker of Boscobel, WI, Sylvia Loftsgard of Clermont, Edna Lechtenberg of Postville and Dale Rood of Viroqua, WI.
 

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01
Aug

Birth announcement: Howes

Jason and Laurie Howes of Dorchester announce the birth of their daughter, Elizabeth Kay Howes, born July 17, 2018 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. She weighed 6 lbs. 7 ozs. and measured 21 inches in length at the time of her birth. She joins a brother, Michael (2-1/2).

Grandparents are Paul and Kathy Howes of Waukon and John and Kathy Maxwell of Iowa City. Virginia Buchanan of Algona is a great-grandparent.

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