Family

Thu
01
Jan

Birth announcement: Bloxham

Joe Bloxham and Sara Needham of Waukon announce the birth of their son, Cody Joseph Bloxham, December 23, 2014 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. He weighed 7 lbs., 6.6 ozs. and measured 20-3/4 inches in length at the time of his birth. He joins a brother, Logan (2).
Grandparents are Randy and Julie Bloxham, Bev Needham and Jim and BevLarson-Needham, all of Waukon. Great-grandparents are Norma Bloxham of Waukon and Bart Needham of Des Moines.

Thu
01
Jan

Birth announcement: Decker

Zachery Decker and Arael Beardmore of Dorchester announce the birth of their daughter, Briley Jo Lynn Decker, December 19, 2014 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. She weighed 5 lbs., 15.8 ozs. and measured 19 inches in length at the time of her birth. She joins a brother, Braxton (3).
Grandparents are Paula and Steve Decker of Harpers Ferry and Robin and Jeff Kessel of Sayre, OK. Great-grandparents are Ron and Jo Beardmore of Dorchester, Sharon Decker of Waukon and Carlton Christianson of Waukon.

Thu
01
Jan

Mausts to celebrate 65th anniversary

Bud and Helen Maust of New Albin will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with an open house Saturday, January 10 at the New Albin Community Center from 2-5 p.m. They request no gifts.

Wed
24
Dec

Birth announcement: Rich

Eric and Lane Rich of Waukon announce the birth of their daughter, Natalie Jane Rich, December 16, 2014 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. She weighed 7 lbs., 1.8 ozs. and measured 20 inches in length at the time of her birth. She joins a sister, Knightley (2).
Grandparents are Mark and Deb Palmer of Waukon and Dave and Vicky Rich of Algona. Great-grandparents are Wayne and Sandra Fish.

Wed
24
Dec

Birth announcement: Mettille

Bob and Angie Mettille of Waterville announce the birth of their son, Rowan Edward Mettille, December 13, 2014 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. He weighed 8 lbs., 2.2 ozs. and measured 20 inches in length at the time of his birth. He joins two brothers, Isaiah (6) and Ian (4).
Grandparents are Jim and Connie Mettille of Lansing and Mike and Cindy Gibbs of Waterville. Great-grandparents are Arnold and Darlene Gibbs of West Union.

Wed
24
Dec

Sweeney, Curtin to wed Dec. 31

James and Margo Sweeney of Waukon announce the engagement of their daughter, Gina Rae, to Jeremy Curtin, son of Ron and Gail Curtin of Waukon. The couple plans to exchange vows December 31 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon. A reception will be held following the ceremony at Oneota Golf and Country Club in Decorah.
The bride-elect is a 2003 graduate of Waukon Senior High School and a 2008 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in Finance and Economics. She is currently employed at Fisk Farm and Home in Monona.
The groom-elect is a 1999 graduate of Waukon Senior High School and a 2002 graduate of Kirkwood College  with an associate’s degree in Marketing and Management. He is currently employed at Tri-State Doors in Waukon.

Wed
24
Dec

Keith and Jean Ann Mason to celebrate 70th anniversary

Jean Ann (Gleisner) and Keith W. Mason were married January 1, 1945 upon his return from Italy during WWII. Bitter cold that day, Jean Ann wore a powder blue wool suit and gardenia corsage.
They have made their home in Waukon for most of their 70 years of marriage and have raised five children (Randy, Shirley, Norman, Bill and Linda). They have six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Cards and well wishes may be sent to  513 4th Street SE, Waukon, IA 52172.

Wed
17
Dec

Eula Thies to celebrate 100th birthday

Everyone is invited to an open house in honor of Eula Thies’ 100th birthday Saturday, December 27 at Farmers and Merchants Savings Bank in Waukon from 1-3 p.m. She requests no gifts.

 
Wed
17
Dec

Garvin and Donna Larson to celebrate 60th anniversary

Garvin and Donna (Parsons) Larson of Ankeny will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary December 18.  They were married at the Rinard Methodist Church December 18, 1954.

Garvin was born in Waukon and graduated from Waukon High School in 1951 and from the University of Dubuque in 1955. Donna was born in Calhoun County and graduated from Rinard High School in 1951 and St. Joseph’s School of Nursing in Fort Dodge in 1954.

Wed
17
Dec

Birth Announcement - Hostrawser

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Saydee Poole and Richard Hostrawser of Waukon announce the birth of their daughter, Renezmae Mildred-Diane Hostrawser, December 9, 2014 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. She weighed 7 lbs., 3.2 ozs. and measured 18-1/4 inches in length at the time of her birth.

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