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Amanda Moenk and Al Strain of Sumner have announced their engagement. Moenk is the daughter of Garret and Donna Moenk of Monticello and is a 2007 graduate of Anamosa High School and Wartburg College. She works at Vanguard Publishing Co. in Sumner. Strain is the son of Denise Strain of St. Ch…

Nayvee Lynn Gudenkauf

Acel and Rita Nowachek of Wyoming will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Saturday, May 14. Axel is retired from Farmer’s Supply Centers in Delma and Rita is retired from the Midland Community School District. They are the parents of Dean (Jodi) Nowachek of Monmouth and MaryJo (Kerry) …

Bronson John Michael

Lainey Catherine Volk

Gale and Connie (Petersen) Von Behren

Ryleigh Kay Bader was born at 3:01 a.m. on May 31 in Dubuque. Her parents are Justin and Jessalyn Bader of Anamosa.

Bing and Betty (Kula) Norton of Anamosa are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary! They were married April 23, 1955, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Stone City and are the parents of Janet (John) Burrow of Maquoketa, Mike (Lori) Norton of Wendell, N.C., and Diane (Steve) Boyer of Nas…

Jena Anderson, the daughter of Dale and Jolene Anderson of DeWitt, and Brandon Overman, son of Dave and Sonya Payne of Anamosa and Bill and Chrisann Overman of Springhill, Fla., will be married Dec. 7, 2019, at 2:30 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, DeWitt. Reception to follow at Millennium Bal…

On Oct. 17, 1954, Robert “Bob” Hora and Betty Hults were united in marriage at the Wayne Zion Lutheran Church in rural Monticello.

Joe and Esther Legg celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Sept. 18, 2019. It all began as a love story at Iowa State University. Esther transferred to ISU to complete a major in textiles and clothing and joined the Iowa State Marching Band. By chance, one of the trombone players was Joe …

Judy and Ron Grob of Cascade announced the birth of their grandson, Lucas Edward Volk. 

The children of Laddie and Linda (Beringer) Nachazel happily announce their parent's 50th wedding anniversary. Laddie and Linda were united in marriage on July 12, 1969, in Cascade.

At 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 20, 1949, the marriage of Beverly Swenson and Alan Rohwedder took place at the Little Brown Church near Nashua in the presence of the immediate families.

Gordon and Beverly (Postel) Shaffer of Spring, Texas will observe the 60th anniversary of their wedding on Jan. 3, 2019.

John and Marina Fayram of Anamosa are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Keegan Fayram, to Nathan Woodley of Parkersburg.

      Dave and Cheryl Marshall, of Anamosa, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 9, 2017. They will honor the day with immediate family at the Amanas, becoming the third generation to celebrate their 50th anniversary in the Amanas. They have three daughters, 10 grandchildre…

      Michael Conmey and Jessica Harding, of Whitefish Bay, WI, exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, at St Joseph’s Catholic Church in Stone City. The wedding was officiated by Rev Scott Boone.

     Jaxon Keith McGowan was born on July 17, 2014, at St Luke’s in Cedar Rapids. He is the son of Courtney Taylor and Keith McGowan. Jaxon weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Blake and Renee Taylor of Anamosa and Bob and Cathie McGowan of Martelle.

   Austin Lee Grant was born Feb. 19, 2014. He weighed 4 pounds, 8 ounces and was 18 inches long.

      Joslynn Anne Kray was born on April 10, 2014. Parents are Josh and Rochelle Kray.

Mike and Kari Dearborn of Anamosa announced the engagement of their daughter, Laci, to Andrew Elbert, son of Mick and Patty Elbert of Algona.

      Alan and Beverly Rohwedder of rural Olin celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on March 20. Their children are hosting a family dinner honoring them on Saturday, April 19. They are the parents of Ned (Cindy) Rohwedder of Olin, Rex (Jan) Rohwedder of Anamosa and Polly (Jack) McClure…

      Jon and Kandis Alderdyce of Anamosa announced the engagement of their daughter, Kate, to Ryan Cosgrove, son of Mike and Connie Cosgrove of Dubuque.

      Richard (Dick) and Carol Ostwinkle of Farley (Bankston), are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.

      Lynn and Anita Lasack will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on March 31. Lynn Lasack and Anita Wink were married on March 31, 1974, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Oxford Junction.

      Shelby Lea Leonard and Derek James Denniston will be married on Aug. 2, 2014, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Anamosa.

Kim Bierer of Monticello and Rob Edwards of Monticello were united in marriage on Oct. 5, 2013. The bride is the daughter of Liz Peterson. The bridegroom is the son of Connie and the late Rocky Edwards.

   George and Connie (Soppe) Helle were married on Jan. 25, 1964, at St. John’s Placid Church. They will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Jan. 25, at Fawn Creek Country Club in Anamosa. Their children are Audrey and Barry Rutan, Becky and Laine Goldsmith, Sonya and Mike Maloney, Jennifer …

Joel and McKenzie Dearborn of Lenexa, Kan., are the proud parents of a daughter, Emma Rae, born on Sept. 12, 2013. Emma weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19½ inches long.

Brenda Farrington is happy to announce the engagement of her daughter Tina Meyer to Ricky Knapp, both of Olin. The bride-elect is employed as a postmaster with the post office. The groom-elect is employed as a certified welder. The groom-elect’s parents are Richard Knapp of Davenport and the…

Carrie Loy and Nicholas Jansen were united in marriage on Sept. 7, 2013, in Scotch Grove. The bride is the daughter of Venita Loy and Jerry Loy, both of Anamosa. The bridegroom is the son of Steve and Laurie Jansen of Anamosa.

Eugene and Valeta (Hanson) Bray of Anamosa will celebrate 60 years of marriage on Dec. 12.