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Milestones

  • Mildred Weilenman

    Mildred Weilenman will celebrate her 99th birthday April 28. Her family is honoring her with a card shower.

    Cards and best wishes may be sent to Mildred at 1600 Summit, Room 106, Red Oak, Iowa 51566.

  • Marilyn Kahler

    Marilyn (Kasch) Kahler of Minden will celebrate her 90th birthday April 26. Her family is honoring her with a card shower.

    Cards and best wishes may be sent to Marilyn at 115 Hillside Dr., Minden, Iowa 51553. Birthday greetings may also be emailed to kirkpatrickkj@gmail.com.

  • Stan and Janice Peterson

    Stan and Janice Peterson will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary April 22, 2014. Their family is honoring them with a reception.

    Friends and family may celebrate with Stan and Janice at the Stanton Fire Station Sunday, April 27, from 2-4 p.m. No gifts, please.

  • Dick and Judy Smith

    Dick and Judy Smith will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary April 30, 2014. Their family is honoring them with a card shower.

    Cards and best wishes may be sent to Dick and Judy at 2511 D. Ave., Red Oak, Iowa 51566.

  • Stacy Kesting and Ryan Hart

    Stacy Kesting and Ryan Hart were married Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at Christ Lutheran Church in Norfolk, Neb.

    Their parents are Mike and Deb Kesting of Norfolk and Rodney and Janean Hart of Stanton. Officiating were Rev. Chip Winter and Rev. Dr. Eric C. Kutzli.

    Stacy’s maid of honor was her sister, Emily Thomas, of Omaha, and her matron of honor was her sister, Sara Bellamy, of Texas. Bridesmaids were Katie Hart, Brianne Hart, Maggie Phelps, Kiley Gaines, Anne Gallagher, Zoe Bellamy and Mylie Bellamy.

  • Emily Bachtell and Nathaniel Raney

    Emily Katherine Bachtell and Nathaniel James Raney, both of Elk Horn, (formerly from Arlington and Elkader) were married in Council Bluffs, Jan. 31.

    Parents of the couple are Toby and Shannon Bachtell of Arlington, and Jamie and Valarie Raney of Elk Horn. Grandparents are Jim and LaDonna Raney of Villisca, Clay and Kathy Wetzel, Charles and Betty Wetzel and Duane and the late Mary Magneson, all of Red Oak.

    A renewal of vows ceremony is set for Sept. 20, at Backbone State Park in Dundee.
     

  • Rodney Ludwigs

    Rodney Ludwigs, of Clarinda, will be receiving a bone marrow transplant in Texas over the course of the next few weeks. His friends are hosting a card shower for him.

    Cards and best wishes may be sent to Rodney at ALMMVH, 7B BMT, 7400 Merton Minter Blvd., San Antonio, Texas, 78229-4404.

  • Erma Zenor

    Erma Zenor will celebrate her 80th birthday April 14. Her family is honoring her with a card shower.

    Cards and best wishes may be sent to Erma at 209 Elm St., Red Oak, Iowa 51566.

  • Galen and Carolyn Whiley

    Galen and Carolyn Pendgraft Whiley are celebrating their 50th anniversary. They were married April 11, 1964,  at St. John’s United Church of Christ south of Lyman.

    Their family is hosting a card shower in their honor. Cards and best wishes may be sent to Galen and Carolyn at 2618 Burd Place, St. Louis Park, Minn., 55426.

  • Anna Jones and Alberto La Rosa

    Robert and Mary Jones of Red Oak announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Anna, of Holland, Mich., to Alberto La Rosa of Holland, son of Alberto and Lilly La Rosa.

    The wedding is scheduled for April 5 in Holland with Dr. Rev. Keith Starkenburg officiating.