PORTSMOUTH -- Renae Arkfeld and Derick Frederick both of Randolph, NE exchanged marriage vows on August 11, 2018 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Portsmouth. Father David Smith performed the 3 p.m. double ring ceremony. Parents of the couple are Bill and Brenda Arkfeld, Portsmouth; and...
PORTSMOUTH -- Anna Margaret (Leinen) Kenney of Portsmouth will mark her 95th birthday on December 9. A card shower is planned in her honor. Cards will reach her if sent to P.O. Box 41, Portsmouth, IA 51565.
HARLAN -- Virginia Johnson of Harlan will celebrate her 90th birthday at an open house on Sunday, December 9 from 1-3:30 p.m. in the McKee Activity Room at Elm Crest Retirement Community in Harlan. Cards will also reach her if sent to Elm Crest Retirement Community, 2104 12th Street #209B,...
AVOCA -- William “Bill” and Karen Johnson of Avoca will mark their 50th wedding anniversary today, November 30. Their family is planning a card shower in their honor. Cards will reach them if sent to 302 Ironwood Rd., Avoca, IA 51521.
ATCHISON, KS -- Sr. Amelia Nowatzke O.S.B. will mark her 90th birthday on November 29. Her nieces, nephews and good friend Sr. Jeannine Neavitt O.S.B. are planning a card shower in her honor. Cards will reach her if sent to Mount St. Scholastica, 801 S. 8th Street, Atchison, KS 66002.
HARLAN -- Mary (Grap) Beaman of Harlan will celebrate her 80th birthday on November 21. Her family would like to honor her with a card shower. Cards will reach her if sent to 2004 Garfield Ave, Apt 120, Harlan, IA 51537.
HARLAN -- Anna Cleghorn of Chewelah, WA and Matthew Brace of Defiance were married on May 12, 2018 at Grace Baptist Church in Harlan. Pastor Dan Cox performed the 4 p.m. ceremony. Parents of the couple are Dan and Karen Cleghorn, Chewelah; and Todd and Beth Brace, Defiance.
HARLAN -- Dylan Petersen and Katie Ladehoff both of Harlan will wed on June 15, 2019 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Harlan. Parents of the couple are Robin and Janet Ladehoff, Irwin; and Dennis and Mary Petersen, Harlan.
BAYARD -- Lamont and Shelly Christensen of Irwin announce the engagement of their daughter Kaitlyn Christensen to Martin McAlister, son of Pat and Ann McAlister, Bayard. The couple will marry on May 25, 2019 at Saint Patrick’s Catholic Church in Bayard.
PANAMA -- Elizabeth Riessen and Heath Stein both of Harlan exchanged marriage vows on June 9, 2018 at St. Mary’s of Assumption Catholic Church in Panama. Father David Smith performed the 2:30 p.m. double ring ceremony. Parents of the couple are Rod and Lois Riessen, Harlan; and Larry and...