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Wed
27
Oct

Shawna Peterson and Terry Kolsrud to exchange vows November 6

Terry Kolsrud and Shawna Peterson, both of Waukon, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding to take place Saturday, November 6, 2021. A private ceremony with family is planned with a dance open to the public to follow from 6-10 p.m. at The Barn in Prairie du Chien, WI.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Al Peterson and Sara Ghan, both of Lansing. The groom-elect is the son of Bernard and the late Lorna Kolsrud of Waukon.
 

Wed
27
Oct

80th birthday celebration for Roger John Valley October 30

Roger John Valley will be honored at his 80th birthday celebration to be held October 30 at the City Lounge in Lansing. The gathering will begin at 3 p.m. with family and friends all being welcome.

Wed
27
Oct

Arlene Rooney celebrating her 100th birthday with a card shower

Arlene Rooney of Waukon celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends Saturday, October 16. Her birthday is Tuesday, November 2.

In honor of the occasion, cards and well wishes may be sent to 25 1st St. SE, Apt. 121, Waukon, IA 52172.

Wed
27
Oct

Birth announcement: Murphy

Shane and Liz Murphy of Waukon announce the birth of their son, Lachlan Michael Murphy, born October 14, 2021 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. He weighed 9 lbs. and measured 21-3/4 inches in length at the time of his birth. He joins siblings, Miles (5) and Mila (3).

Grandparents are Tom and Angela Weighner of Waukon and Randy and Lisa Murphy of Waukon. Great-grandparents are Clair and Cathy Wagner of Lansing and Grace Murphy of Waukon.
 

Wed
20
Oct

Mitchell Iseli and Nicole Cowell to exchange vows October 23

Mitchell Iseli and Nicole Cowell
Mitchell Iseli and Nicole Cowell

Mitchell Iseli and Nicole Cowell would like to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding to take place October 23, 2021 at the United Methodist Church in Lansing.

The groom-to-be is the son of Arthur and Lori Iseli of Waukon. He is employed at Reel Core in Waukon.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Dave and Bobbie Jo Cowell of Waukon. She is employed as a Quality Technician at Aveka Nutra Processing in Waukon.

A dance will be open to the public from 7 p.m. to midnight at the Allamakee County Fairgrounds Pavilion in Waukon.

Wed
20
Oct

80th birthday celebration for Roger John Valley October 30

Roger John Valley will be honored at his 80th birthday celebration to be held October 30 at the City Lounge in Lansing. The gathering will begin at 3 p.m. with family and friends all being welcome.

Wed
20
Oct

Birth announcement: Benda

Sylvia Benda
Sylvia Benda

Holly and Ted Benda of Decorah announce the birth of their daughter, Sylvia Marie Benda, born September 30, 2021 at Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah. She weighed 8 lbs. 5 ozs. and measured 20-1/2 inches in length at the time of her birth. She joins sisters, Madilyn (11), Avery (8) and Vivyan (3).

Grandparents are Jim and Cindy Callahan of Lansing and Lawrence and Marsha Benda of Waukon. Margaret Ferring of Lansing is a great-grandparent.

Wed
20
Oct

Birth announcement: Faugstad

Abraham and Elise Faugstad of Waukon announce the birth of their son, Bjug Abraham Faugstad, born October 10, 2021 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. He weighed 6 lbs. 12 ozs. and measured 20 inches in length at the time of his birth. He joins a sister, Hilde (20 months).

Grandparents are Daniel and Julie Faugstad of Redwood Falls, MN and Robert and Rachel Widmer of Yukon, OK. Great-grandparents are Martin and Martha Doepel of Yukon, OK.
 

Wed
13
Oct

Donald and Helen Vonderohe celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary

Helen and Donald Vonderohe
Helen and Donald Vonderohe

Donald and Helen (Banse) Vonderohe of New Albin will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. The couple was united in marriage October 21, 1961 at Zion Lutheran Church in Eitzen, MN.  They have three sons: Nathan (Leighan), Keith (Laurie) and Daryl (Diane), along with six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

In honor of the occasion, cards and well wishes may be sent to P.O. Box 91, New Albin, IA 52160.

Wed
13
Oct

St. George Class of 1965 Reunion held in Lansing


St. George Class of 1965 Reunion held September 25 ... The St. George Class of 1965 Reunion was held September 25 at Milty’s in Lansing. Pictured above, left to right, front row: Mary Conway O’Neill, Sheryl Moore Gilbertson, Kathy Burke Houlihan and Linda Monroe Valley. Back row: Mary Anderson Palmborg, John O’Neill, Rita Williams Mathis, Rick Valley, Pat Bulman Moody, Cyril Mohn, Pat Houlihan, Dennis Colsch, Kathy Knight Boardman and Monica Troendle Monserud. Submitted photo.

The St. George Class of 1965 held its 56-year reunion September 25 at Milty’s in Lansing. Due to  COVID-19 concerns, the 55-year reunion was not held last year. Those attending the reunion were:  John O’Neill, Mary (Conway) O’Neill, Pat Houlihan, Kathy (Burke) Houlihan, Rita (Williams) Mathis, Pat (Bulman) Moody, Kathy (Knight) Boardman, Rick Valley, Linda (Monroe) Valley, Mary (Anderson) Palmborg, Monica (Troendle) Monserud, Dennis Colsch, Sheryl (Moore) Gilbertson, Cyril Mohn and Ceil (Knopf) Gray.  Those sending their greetings but unable to attend due to distance and COVID-19 concerns were Jean Hurm, Jean Heiderscheit Carter, Cathy Aliesch, Trudy Smerud Infelise, Sandy Spinner McCurdy, Karen Cota Boardman, Betty Wopat Dennison, Jim Wolfe, Vic Daman, Ken Manning, Bob Wagner, Larry Whittle, Jim Foley and Gus Rethwisch.

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