Family

Thu
05
Jul

Birth announcement: Bakewell

Paul and Danielle Bakewell of Waukon announce the birth of their son, Hudson James Bakewell, born June 21, 2018 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. He weighed 8 lbs. 1 oz. and measured 21 inches in length at the time of his birth. He joins siblings, Ella (4) and Cooper (2).

Grandparents are Jim and Joyce Bakewell of Ossian and Les and JoAnn Lang of Monona. Joan Schissel of Ossian is a great-grandparent.

Thu
05
Jul

Birth announcement: Sadewasser

Halsey Darling and Adam Sadewasser of Guttenberg announce the birth of their son, Will Simon Sadewasser, born June 7, 2018 at Crossing Rivers Health in Prairie du Chien, WI. He weighed 7 lbs. 14 ozs. and measured 20.6 inches in length at the time of his birth. He joins a sister, Pearl (18 months).

Grandparents are Dave and Sandy Darling  of New Albin and Matt and Beth Sadewasser of Guttenberg.

Wed
27
Jun

Jim and Mary Wachter 65th wedding anniversary


Jim and Mary Wachter

Jim and Mary Wachter of Harpers Ferry celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary June 9 with a family gathering held at the couple’s home.

They were married June 13, 1953 at Cherry Mound, Harpers Ferry.
 

Wed
27
Jun

Mike and Cindy Gibbs 45th wedding anniversary


Mike and Cindy Gibbs - Then and now

Mike and Cindy Gibbs of Waterville will be celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary June 30. Mike Gibbs and Cindy Bushman exchanged vows June 30, 1973 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Clermont.

Their children include Shawn (Danette) Gibbs of Waterville, Chris (Kerri) Gibbs of Waterville, Angie (Bob) Mettille of Waterville and David (Angela) Gibbs of Waukon. The couple also has fifteen grandchildren.

The couple will celebrate later this summer with a trip with their children and grandchildren.
 

Wed
27
Jun

Shefelebine/Schiefelebine family reunion

The Shefelebine/Schiefelebine family reunion is scheduled for September 23, 2018 with a noon meal at the Eitzen Community Center in Eitzen, MN.

Those attending are encouraged to be there early and stay late to meet the families of John Henry (Schiefelebine) Shefelebine and his wife, Pauline Freuner. Their eight children included: Augusta married Fred Schroeder, William married Frances Wenig, John Henry, Jr. married Eliza Bulman, Minnie (Wilhelminia) married George Wenig, Jr., Albert (Tex) married Clara Goodno, Emil married Clara Horgen, Henry Garland married Lizzie Luehr and Emma married Ephiriam Burroughs.

Coffee, lemonade, tea, water and tableware will be furnished. Those attending are asked to bring a dish to pass and family stories to share.

For more information, contact Duane and Lela Wenig at 563-497-3282 or hwenig@acegroup.cc.

Wed
27
Jun

Meiners family reunion

The descendants of Johann Meiners (ca 1665) will be meeting for the first time at the Eitzen Community Center in Eitzen, MN Sunday, July 8 from 2-5 p.m. Those whose last name is Meiners or who have an ancestor by that name are invited.

For reservations, contact Etta Walters Miller at 319-551-0067 or Mary Deters Frank at 507-724-3893. Those attending are asked to bring a plate of cookies or bars to share.

Wed
27
Jun

Birth announcement: Nuehring

Abigail Byrnes and Kacey Nuehring of Lansing announce the birth of their son, Creed Alan Nuehring, born June 15, 2018 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. He weighed 6 lbs. 12.2 ozs. and measured 19-1/2 inches in length at the time of his birth.

Grandparents are Grant and Heather Nuehring of Lansing, Barbara Byrnes of Harpers Ferry and Wayne Byrnes of Waukon.

Wed
27
Jun

Birth announcement: Hills

Jeremy and Heather Hills of Postville announce the birth of their son, Brysen Dale Hills, born June 13, 2018 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. He weighed 6 lbs. 11 ozs. and measured 20-1/4 inches in length at the time of his birth. He joins a brother, Jaxon (1).

Grandparents are Todd and Marlene Hills of Waukon, Brian and Krista Thomas of Elgin, and Dean Butikofer and Jean Thomas of Elgin. Great-grandparents are Ron and Evelyn Hills of Elgin, Lorraine and Judy Taake of Elkader, Mary Moyle of Wadena and Woody and Kay Thomas of Wadena.

Wed
20
Jun

WHS Class of 1961 to meet

The Waukon High School Class of 1961 will meet Friday, June 22 at 11:30 a.m. at Gus & Tony’s in Waukon. Note this is the fourth Friday of the month. All classmates are invited.

Wed
20
Jun

Dr. Bill and Libby Withers to celebrate 60th wedding anniversary June 24


Dr. Bill & Libby Withers - then and now

Dr. Bill and Libby Withers of Waukon will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary June 24. B.R. Withers and Elizabeth Hale were married in 1958 at First Presbyterian Church in Waukon in a chapel service officiated by Rev. William Tjaden.

A family celebration with their children and grandchildren will occur next month in Waukon. The couples’ children request no gifts, but in honor of the occasion, cards or well wishes could be mailed to 609 Fifth Street NW, Waukon, IA 52172.
 

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