HARLAN -- Betty Markham of Harlan marked her 95th birthday on April 17. She celebrated with her family at a luncheon on May 6 at the Harlan Golf and Country Club. Her entire family attended the evening Mass at St. Michael’s Catholic Church followed by a dinner at Phil and Amy Markham’s home.
KIRKMAN -- Jim and Lori Baughman of Kirkman announce the engagement of their daughter, Dena to Jon Kaufman both of Dubuque. Jon is the son of Mark and Sherry Kaufman, Harlan. The couple will exchange marriage vows on June 17 at the United Methodist Church in Kirkman.
RURAL EARLING -- John and Georgean Assmann of rural Earling will mark their 60th wedding anniversary on May 20. They plan to celebrate with their family at a later date. Their family includes Connie and Bob Owens, Allan and Kelly Assmann, and Sheryl and Frank Kilton all of Omaha. The...
HARLAN -- Marian Riessen of Harlan will mark her 85th birthday on May 23. Her family is planning a card shower in her honor. Cards will reach her if sent to 2004 Garfield, Apt. 104, Harlan, IA 51537. Her children are Dan and Jackie Riessen, Avoca; Mark and Linda Winfree, Oberlin, OH; Rod and...
SANTORINI, GREECE -- Ashley Washington and Andy Chamberlain both of Denver, CO will exchange marriage vows on May 15 at Saint Irene Chapel in Santorini, Greece. Parents of the couple are Valerie Washington and Jerry Wordlaw, Dallas, TX; and Russ and Joan Chamberlain, Harlan.
BOONE -- Kevin and Deb Brix of Walnut announce the engagement of their daughter, Minden to Sam Huntrods both of Ames. Sam is the son of Bob and LeAnne Huntrods, Collins, IA. The couple will marry on August 12 in a ceremony at Seven Oaks Lodge in Boone.
PERSIA -- The family of Cleo Elias is planning a card shower in honor of her 85th birthday on May 13. Cards will reach her if sent to 408 4th Avenue, Persia, IA 51563.
HARLAN -- The family of Bonnie Peterson celebrated her 95th birthday on Sunday, April 23. In attendance were her children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends from Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri and Wisconsin. Cards will reach her if sent to 1603 Cheyenne Avenue in Harlan.
RED OAK -- Bob and Sally Wingert of Red Oak will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on May 6. Their family is planning a card shower in their honor. Cards will reach them if sent to 1002 Irene Court, Red Oak, IA 51566.
DES MOINES -- Sarah Conry and Joseph Hahn both of Des Moines exchanged marriage vows at Trinity Lutheran Church in Des Moines on November 12, 2016. Pastor Weiss performed the 3 p.m. double ring ceremony. Parents of the couple are Thomas and Lisa Conry, Harlan; and Michael Hahn, Earling; and...