Family

Wed
23
Jul

WHS Class of 1947 to meet for August 7 breakfast event

Waukon High School’s Class of 1947 will get together for breakfast Thursday morning, August 7. Class members are invited to meet at the east side of Quillin’s parking lot in Waukon at 8:30 a.m. to share rides to the Sportsman’s Club near Dorchester.

Wed
23
Jul

Quandahl family reunion is Aug. 3

The annual Quandahl family reunion for the descendants of Peter and Brita Quandahl will be held Sunday, August 3 at 12 noon at Waukon City Park in the Thomson Shelter. A potluck dinner will be served. Those planning to attend are asked to bring their own beverage and table service and to notify other family members about this upcoming reunion.
Family photos and family history will be shared. For more information, contact Bobbie Cunningham at  563-586-3447.

Wed
16
Jul

Birth announcement: Mount

Sam and Kristy Mount of Decorah announce the birth of their daughter, Olivia Eloise Mount, July 2, 2014 at Gundersen Hospital in La Crosse, WI. She weighed 8 lbs., 9 ozs. and measured 20 inches long at the time of her birth. She joins one sibling, Owen (2).
Grandparents are Floyd and Suzie Mount of Decorah and Glen and Eloise Reed of Lansing.

Wed
16
Jul

Gavin, Kockler to wed July 26

Paul Kockler of Cedar Rapids and Kim Gavin of Lisbon are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. The happy couple plan to be married July 26.
The groom-elect is the son of Michael and Janelle Kockler of Altoona. He is currently employed as a CPA at Bohr, Dahm, Greif and Associates in Cedar Rapids.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Pat and Kay Gavin of Lansing. She is currently employed as an 8th grade math teacher for the Tipton Community School District.
The couple will reside in Lisbon after marriage.
 

Wed
16
Jul

Fossums to celebrate 50th anniversary

Bob and Karen Fossum will soon celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. An open house will be held Saturday, July 26 in honor of the occasion from 5-8 p.m. at West Side Auto Sales in Waukon (1350 9th St. SW).

Wed
16
Jul

Marianne and Walter Mahr celebrate 60th anniversary

Their many children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren helped Walter and Marianne Mahr celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a party at the home of Kris and Steve Stock in Dorchester Sunday, July 6. Their wedding day was July 10, 1954.

Wed
16
Jul

Hagen family reunion July 20

Descendants of Gulbrand and Agnete Hagen, who came to Allamakee County from near Lillehammer, Norway in 1845, will gather Sunday, July 20 at “the Hagen Pond” (904 Waterville Road, Waterville). Events will begin with a potluck dinner at 12:30 p.m.
Anyone whose family tree includes any of the following people is welcome to attend:
Martha Hagen, who married Torkel Leikvold;
Peter Hagen, who married Ellen Paulson;
Hannah Hagen, who married John Fossum;
Christena Hagen, who married Otto Sorenson;
Halvor Hagen, who married Lizzie Bredock Osterholtz;
Nicoline Hagen, who married Louis Wellman;
Edward Hagen, who married Mary Salvison;
Otto Hagen, who married Minnie Johnson;
Albert Hagen, who married Karen Lyse;
Melvin Hagen, who married Marguerite Bannerman.
Bring old pictures, memories, handed down fun stories and renew family connections.

Wed
09
Jul

Birth announcement: Searcy

Scott and Kelly Searcy of Decorah announce the birth of their daughter, Tessa Faith Searcy, June 16, 2014 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. She weighed 3 lbs. and measured 14 inches in length at the time of her birth. She joins two sisters, Vivian (5) and Audrey (2).
Grandparents are Kristine and Dan Piedot of Harpers Ferry, Rebecca Searcy of Decorah and Tom and Pam Searcy of Independence. Great-grandparents are Darrell and Janet Koozer of Harpers Ferry, Jack and Norma Adams of Waucoma and Gary and Mary Lou Piedot of Knoxville, TN.

Wed
09
Jul

Birth announcement: Kauth

Meredith and Philip Kauth of Decorah announce the birth of their daughter, Lyla Elise Kauth, June 28, 2014 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. She weighed 6 lbs., 15 ozs. and measured 20-1/2 inches in length at the time of her birth. She joins one sister, Brynlee (3).
Grandparents are Bradley and Marcia Bassler of Waukesha, WI and Charles and Linda Kauth of Manitowoc, WI.

Wed
09
Jul

Birth announcement: Waters

Emily Byrnes and Josh Waters of Waukon announce the birth of their son, James Joshua Waters, June 27, 2014 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. He weighed 7 lbs., 8 ozs. and measured 20-1/4 inches in length at the time of his birth. He joins one sibling, Jorden (1).
Grandparents are Loran Waters, Kelly Smerud,  Breigha Funk and Randy Funk. Great-grandparents are Sandy and Bob McCoy and Iris and Earl Waters.

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