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Oct

Memorials Received by Health Care Foundation

Memorials were recently received by the Veterans Memorial Health Care Foundation in memory of Dale Rademaker by Bill and Sue Blagsvedt, Marv and Marge Strike,  Ben and Charlie Peiffer, JoAnn Peake, United Fire Group,  Duane and Sue Vorseth, Sue Kratz, Betty White, Jim and Jill Kiesau, Orrin and Nan Grangaard,  Bill and Beth Shafer, Lesa Moose, Joel and Teresa Sommer, Key Sewick, Norb and Nola Palmer, Wayne and Nona Sawyer, Audrey Angel, Marlys Leiran, Jerry and Linda Siegrist, George Pickett and Tom Moran.

Memorials were also received in memory of Janet Reinhardt by Mae Jean Bakke and Bill Reinhardt.

Memorials are greatly appreciated by the Veterans Memorial Health Care Foundation. The Foundation is a 501C3 organization. All donations to the Foundation are tax deductible. Memorials and donations can be sent to Veterans Memorial Health Care Foundation, 40 First Street SE, Waukon, IA  52172.
 

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10
Oct

VMH Caregiver Support Group

The local Caregiver Support Group meets monthly at Veterans Memorial Hospital. The meetings will take place the third Monday of each month at 1:30 p.m. The next meeting will be held Monday, October 15 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the ICN Conference Room, located on the lower level of Veterans Memorial Hospital.

This informal meeting is open to anyone who provides care and support for a family member or friend. Feel free to attend and bring a friend. This new Caregiver Support Group meets the third Monday of each month at VMH.
 

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10
Oct

Diabetes Support Group to meet

The Veterans Memorial Hospital Diabetes Support Group will hold its next meeting Thursday, October 18 at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held at Veterans Memorial Hospital in the Large Conference Room, located on the lower level of the hospital. This diabetes class is open to everyone who has diabetes or has a friend or loved one with diabetes.  For more information on the Diabetes Support Group, call  Angie Mettille, RN, at Veterans Memorial Hospital at 563-568-3411.
 

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10
Oct

No CPR course offered this month

Veterans Memorial Hospital will not be offering a CPR course in October. The next class available will be offered November 21.

The cost of all CPR classes, for certification or recertification, at Veterans Memorial Hospital is the same and all registrants should bring along their own pocket mask. The card received with the course does certify attendants in CPR for two years.

Pre-registration plus a minimum of three participants is required. For more information and to register for next the CPR Course, call Veterans Memorial Hospital at 563-568-3411.
 

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10
Oct

Connie Luster to celebrate 90th birthday October 13

The family of Connie Luster will be hosting an open house celebration in honor of her 90th birthday Saturday, October 13 from 12-3 p.m. The open house will be held at the Legion Hall in Harpers Ferry.

Connie’s 90th birthday is September 27. Cards and well wishes may also be sent to her at Thornton Manor, P.O. Box 700, Lansing, IA 52151.
 

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10
Oct

Carlton Christianson 80th birthday celebration October 20

An open house birthday celebration in honor of Carlton Christianson’s 80th birthday is scheduled for Saturday, October 20 from 1-4 p.m. at the Farmers and Merchants Savings Bank basement meeting room located at 201 West Main in Waukon. Everyone is invited to attend.
 

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10
Oct

Birth announcement: Thorstenson

Elsa Thorstenson
Elsa Thorstenson

Jon and Serene Thorstenson announce the birth of their daughter, Elsa Sophia Thorstenson, born October 13, 2017 in Shanghai, P.R. China. She weighed 9 lbs. 3.3 ozs. and measured 20-1/2 inches in length at the time of her birth. Elsa will be baptized October 14, 2018. Sponsors are Darren and Kelly O’Connor.

Grandparents are Virgil and Debbie Thorstenson of Monona and Zhao Rongqiang and Gu Chengying of Shanghai.

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10
Oct

Birth announcement: Hartema

Tanner Hartema and Sharai Keough of Waukon announce the birth of their daughter, Athena Lucille Hartema, born October 1, 2018 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. She weighed 7 lbs. 14 ozs. and measured 20-3/4 inches in length at the time of her birth. She joins siblings, Brayden (8), Adelita (5) and Sawyer (2).

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10
Oct

Birth announcement: Dee

Heath and Kelsie Dee of Waukon announce the birth of their son, Wyatt Jacob Dee, born September 25, 2018 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. He weighed 7 lbs. 8 ozs. and measured 20-1/2 inches in length at the time of his birth.

Grandparents are Don and Michelle Dee of Waukon and Chuck and Kim Deering of Postville. Great-grandparents are Byron and Darlene Schultz of Waukon and Carol Deering of Postville.
 

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10
Oct

Birth announcement: Hess

Amanda and Mitch Hess of Lansing announce the birth of their daughter, Charlotte Mary Louann Hess, born September 24, 2018 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. She weighed 6 lbs. 13 ozs. and measured 20-3/4 inches in length at the time of her birth. She joins a sister, Reilly (2).

Grandparents are Luke and Jan Mahr of Dorchester and Rod and Janet Hess of Lansing. Great-grandparents are Marianne Mahr of Dorchester, Louann Hess of Guttenberg and Lyle and Melita Pfeiler of Holy Cross.

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