Shirley and Ken Olson
    HARLAN -- Ken and Shirley Olson of Harlan marked their 50th wedding anniversary on May 23. They plan to celebrate with their children and grandchildren at a later date.    Their family includes Tracy and Abbie Olson, Norwalk; Julie Olson, Harlan; and three grandchildren.  
Richard Heller
    PORTSMOUTH -- Richard Heller of Portsmouth will mark his 90th birthday on August 19. His family is planning a card shower in his honor. Cards will reach him if sent to PO Box 92, Portsmouth, IA 51565.    His family includes Gary and Deb Heller, Omaha; Bob and Sue Heller, Lenexa, KS; Joann...
Charles and Twyla Grabill
    HARLAN -- Charles and Twyla Grabill of Harlan will mark their 70th wedding anniversary on August 14. Their family includes daughter and son-in-law, Gayl and Dalton Jensen, Harlan; son and daughter-in--law, Galen and Donna Grabill, Harlan; six grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.    The...
Tyler Thomas and Amy Petersen
    HARLAN -- Amy Petersen and Tyler Thomas both of Earling were planning to marry on July 30 in Harlan.         Parents of the couple are Brunhilde Petersen, Harlan, and the late Brian G. Petersen; and Steven Thomas, Walnut; and Denise and Randy Sandbothe, Walnut.  
Irene Lefeber
    PORTSMOUTH -- Irene Lefeber of Portsmouth will mark her 80th birthday on August 16. Her family is planning a card shower in her honor. Cards will reach her if sent to P.O. Box 42, Portsmouth, IA 51565.    Her children are Tom and Janet Lefeber, Portsmouth; Jackie and Jon Harvey, LaVista, NE;...
Katie Porsch and Michael Leinen
    WOODBINE -- Joel and Sherry Porsch of Kimballton announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Porsch to Michael Leinen both of Portsmouth. Michael is the son of Marv and Pam Leinen, Portsmouth.    The couple will exchange vows on September 5 at Shadow Valley Golf Course, Woodbine.  
Dillon Summers and Cynthia Swensen
    HARLAN -- Jeff and Lori Swensen of Harlan announce the engagement of their daughter, Cynthia Swensen to Dillon Carl Summers both of Harlan. Dillon is the son of Dale and Bonnie Summers, Runnells, IA.    Cynthia is the granddaughter of the late Rocky and Leota Swensen, who were Harlan residents...
Emery and Ruby Christoffersen
    KIMBALLTON -- Emery and Ruby Christoffersen of Kimballton will observe their 70th wedding anniversary on August 6. Their family includes Shirley Christoffersen, Urbandale; Carol and Kevin Forshier, Redfield, IA; the late David Christoffersen; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.    ...
Cheryl and Eugene Butcher
    AVOCA -- Eugene and Cheryl Butcher of Avoca will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on August 1. They are planning a family dinner at their home in Avoca.    Their family includes Eugene Jr. and Sandy Butcher, Shari and Dale Kay, Christi and Ryan Zimmerman all of Avoca; nine grandchildren...
Donnabelle John
    HARLAN -- Donnabelle John of Harlan will celebrate her 99th birthday on August 7. Her daughter, Deborah, is planning  a card shower in her honor.    Cards will reach her if sent to 2104 12th Street, Harlan, IA 51537. She requests no gifts.  




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