ALBIA — Everyone has different personalities, gifts and talents. Music therapist Morgan Henderson knows that well, which is why she wanted to have an opportunity to showcase it in her community.
FAIRFIELD — Children facing life-threatening illnesses are not wearing capes, but Little Superheroes Founder Christie Kessel considers them to be superheroes of their own.
ELDON — History came alive for many at Saturday’s Old Iron and Swap Meet organized by Eldon Masonic Lodge. Attendees were taken in by the 1920s and 1930s Model T cars, a car from the ‘50s and all the vintage farming equipment.
FREMONT — At Saturday’s second annual Stink Fest, a person asked Howard Sieren, “Why is this called Stink Fest?” He pointed at the horseradish and said, “Smell this.”
OTTUMWA — There’s not just construction happening all over town. A new course called financial services certificate is in the process of being constructed at Indian Hills.
BLOOMFIELD — Rev. and Mrs. Thomas Shipley of Bloomfield will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary with a gathering for friends and family from 2-4 p.m. Saturday at the Floris Community Center.
OTTUMWA — Mr. and Mrs. Richard Davis of Ottumwa will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary with a celebration at 2 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Davis Street Christian Church, 202 S. Davis St.; it will also be a celebration of Richard's 80th birthday.
UNIONVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Harrington of Unionville will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a celebration, hosted by their children, from 3-5 p.m. at the Legion in Unionville.
MARSHALLTOWN — Mr. and Mrs. Deloy and Davidsen of Marshalltown, formerly of Ottumwa, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary recently with their family and friends at Tremont on Main restaurant in Marshalltown.
OTTUMWA — Rev. and Mrs. Dale Gray, of Des Moines and formerly of Ottumwa, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with a luncheon with family and friends from 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the United Methodist Church in Norwalk.
LIVONIA — Mr. and Mrs. Irvin L. Hogg of rural Livonia will be celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2-4 p.m. Saturday at the Hartford Baptist Church, Hartford, Missouri.
MILTON — Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Wilson of Milton will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house from 1-4 p.m. June 17 at the Grace Activity Center (the former Methodist church) in Milton.
This Week's Circulars
OTTUMWA[mdash]Tonyia Sue Bain, 66, of Ottumwa, died at12:42 a.m. June 1, 2020 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Her body has been cremated and no services are planned. Reece Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
FLORIS [mdash]Ronald Everett Johnson of Floris, died May 29, 2020 at Ridgewood Specialty Care. Limited open visitation for friends is from 1-6 p.m. Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home. Graveside service is 3 p.m. Thursday at Floris Cemetery.
OTTUMWA [mdash] Jack Ervin Carder, 88 of Ottumwa, formerly of Batavia, died May 31, 2020. He was cremated and there will be no service at this time. On-line condolences may be made to the family at behnerfh.com.
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