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May 27, 2009
Dysart Reporter

June 6, 1929

A company of some 250 relatives and friends gathered at the Community Hall in Clutier Monday evening, June 3, as a complete surprise to Mr. and Mrs. James Anders in honor of their tenth wedding anniversary. Roy Luze and Harold Keel made a motor trip to Rockwell City and other points recently for a visit with relatives.

June 8, 1939

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Holtz residing southeast of Dysart are the parents of a daughter born at the Vinton hospital Saturday. The little Miss has been named Susan Gay. The Grace Methodist Church in Waterloo was the scene of a pretty wedding at high noon when Miss Helen Schmidt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schmidt of Dysart, became the bride of Morris Martin, Jr., of Davenport.

June 2, 1949

Mr. and Mrs. Art Borwick are the parents of a son born this morning at Allen memorial Hospital in Waterloo. The infant has been named Ronald Joel. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Nelson, southwest of town, are the parents of their first son born Wednesdday at Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo.

June 11, 1959

Bob Hilmer, Dysart stock car race driver, won the Class A semi main event of 15 laps at Tunis Speedway in Waterloo Sunday night. Elaine Kay Van de Walle of Chelsea, daughter of Lillian Van de Walle of Chelsea and the late Peter Van de Walle, and Edward James McAndrews, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward McAndrews of Dysart, were married Saturday at 9 a.m. in St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Chelsea.

June 5, 1969

Dorothy Ann Sparks of Dysart, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ward Sparks of Waterloo, became the bride of Raymond Pippert of rural Dysart, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Pippert of rural Dysart, on Saturday, May 24, at the Trinity United Methodist Church in Dysart. Mr. and Mrs. James Griffin of Dysart are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Donna Jean, to SP5 Harold W. Gray, son of Mr. and Mrs. Will Gray of New Hampton. A fall wedding is being planned.

June 7, 1979

St. Mary's Catholic Church in Vinton was the setting for the Saturday, May 26, marriage of Monica Merchant and H. Dean McKenna. Mr. and Mrs. Ken Brown of Dysart will observe their 25th wedding anniversary Sunday, June 17, with a reception at Zion Lutheran Church in Dysart.

June 8, 1989

Announcement is being made of the engagement and approaching marriage of Wendy Heineman and Mark Ewoldt. A July 28, wedding is being planned at St. John's Lutheran Church in Keystone. Craig and Marilyn Peters are parents of a son born Wednesday, May 31, at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo. He has been named Joshua Aaron.

June 3, 1999

Mark and Sarah Higgins of Colorado became the parents of their first child, a son, born Sunday, May 30, at Boulder Community Hospital. He has been named Ethan William Higgins. Melba Olson will celebrate her 90th birthday on June 2, 1999, with a card shower.



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