Anniversaries from September 2009
Kristen and Matt Hoffman
Kristen Brown and Matt Hoffman, of Coralville, were united in marriage June 27, 2009, at St. John's Catholic Church in Independence. The Rev. Richard Ries officiated the 2 p.m. double ring ceremony. Parents of the couple are Paul and Cindy Brown of Independence and Randy and Jody Hoffman of Le Mars...
Sarah and Christopher Wilhelmi
Sarah Arens and Christopher Wilhelmi of Mountain View, Calif., were united in marriage July 18, 2009, at St. Mary's Church in Remsen. Father William Myers officiated the 2 p.m. ceremony. Sarah is the daughter of Keith and Mary Arens of Remsen. Christopher is the son of George and Kathleen Wilhelmi of Crofton, Md...
Norm and Susan Rossow
Norm and Susan Rossow of Le Mars will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 3, 2009, at the Merrill Civic Center. They are the parents of a daughter, Cindy and Steve Durham of Greeley, Colo., and have one grandson, Ryan Simpson, of Phoenix, Ariz...
David and Robin Eick
David and Robin Eick of Oelwein will observe their 25th wedding anniversary Sept. 29, 2009. The couple will celebrate with a family dinner and a time for a family photograph. David graduated in 1982 from Denver (Iowa) High School. Robin graduated in 1984 from Le Mars Community High School...
Albert and Mary Joanning
Albert and Mary (Beckman) Joanning will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, at the Remsen Country Club. The open house will be hosted by their children, Scott and Rose Joanning of Gladstone, Mo., and Todd and Diane Joanning of Alton...
Duane and Sharon Popken
Duane and Sharon Popken of Le Mars observed their 40th wedding anniversary Sept. 21, 2009. The couple will celebrate with a gathering of family and friends at Berdenes in Le Mars. Duane Popken and Sharon Beitelspacher were married Sept. 21, 1969, at Christ Lutheran Church, rural Le Mars...
Dennis and Linda Lubben
Dennis and Linda Lubben of Le Mars will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009. A family gathering is being planned. Dennis Lubben and Linda Sorgdrager were married Sept. 19, 1969, at Christ Lutheran Church, rural Le Mars...
John and Lois Kessenich
John and Lois Kessenich of rural Le Mars, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, July 5, 2009, at St. James parish Hall in Le Mars. Together with their families, the couple's five children honored the milestone. Their children are Julia and Jerry Rich of Florence, Ky., Mark and Susy Kessenich of Maurice, Paul and Peggy Kessenich of Merrill, Jerry and Joan Kessenich of Le Mars and David and Colleen Kessenich of Denver, Colo. The couple has 17 grandchildren...
Gene and Linda Beitelspacher
Gene and Linda Beitelspacher of rural Le Mars recently celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with family and friends. Gene Beitelspacher and Linda Hauschild were married Aug. 17, 1969, at St. John's American Lutheran Church in Le Mars, by the Rev. Arnold Imbrock...