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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.

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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.”

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.

MORAVIA — Mr. and Mrs. Robert Faber of Moravia will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a private family dinner and a card shower.

BLOOMFIELD — Mr. and Mrs. Phil Ware of Bloomfield will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a private family celebration.

OTTUMWA — Mr. and Mrs. Bob Morrissey of Ottumwa celebrated their 50th anniversary Saturday with an open house with family and friends at Legends Grill in West Des Moines.

OTTUMWA — Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Boyer of Ottumwa will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary with a private family celebration.

BLOOMFIELD — Mr. and Mrs. Charles Black of Bloomfield will be celebrating their 60th anniversary with a card shower.

OTTUMWA — Mr. and Mrs. Tom Stewart will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary with a private family dinner and a card shower.

OTTUMWA — Shayla Hill and Chad Zimmerman, both of Ottumwa, announce their engagement.

OTTUMWA — Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fairchild of Ottumwa will be celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary with a family dinner hosted by their daughters.

OTTUMWA — Bill "Papa" Stackhouse will be celebrating his 95th birthday with a family celebration Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. Roy Cowen will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary with a card shower.

OTTUMWA — Mr. and Mrs. Walter Stegemann will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary with a private family gathering.

OTTUMWA — Mr. and Mrs. James Pumroy will be celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary with a card shower.

FAIRFIELD — Mr. and Mrs. James Taylor of Fairfield will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a card shower.

OTTUMWA — Mr. and Mrs. Roland McCreery will be celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary with a card shower.

OTTUMWA — Mr. and Mrs. John Nelson of Ottumwa will be celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary with a card shower.

OTTUMWA — Mr. and Mrs. Richard Aalbers will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this week.

OTTUMWA — Mr. and Mrs. Gary Reeves will be celebrating their 55th wedding anniversary with a card shower.

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.

OTTUMWA — Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Proctor of Ottumwa will be celebrating their 75th wedding anniversary with a card shower.

OTTUMWA — Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Slaymaker celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a square dance and will be visiting with their son, Eric.

OTTUMWA — Mr. and Mrs. Sydney Guest of Ottumwa will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner Sept. 30.

ALBIA — Mr. and Mrs. Robert and Kathryn Burkman of Albia will be celebrating their 75th wedding anniversary with a card shower, hosted by their children.

CHILLICOTHE — Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Mathias of Chillicothe are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a card shower.

ALBIA — Mr. and Mrs. Philip Whitson will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house, hosted by their children, at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at the American Legion.

OTTUMWA — Mr. and Mrs. Steve Mace are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house hosted by their children.

HEDRICK — Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Rice of Hedrick will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with their children and grandchildren on a trip to Minneapolis.

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.

NEW PROVIDENCE — Corinne Owens and Jarred Faber, both of New Providence, announce their engagement.

BATAVIA — Mr. and Mrs. John Yochum Jr. will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary with an open house from 1-4 p.m. Aug. 5 in the Batavia Community Center.

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.

MORAVIA — Kaitlyn Appler and William Kincart, both of Iowa City, announce their engagement.

OTTUMWA — Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Smith will be celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary with a card shower.

INDIANAPOLIS — Mr. and Mrs. Jerry King of Indianapolis, Indiana, will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with their children and grandchildren this summer.

OTTUMWA — Angela Rainbolt and Jason Bishop, both of Ottumwa, announce their engagement.

OTTUMWA — Shawna Bolton and Jesse Pilkington, both of Topeka, Kansas, formerly of Ottumwa, announce their engagement.

OTTUMWA — Mr. and Mrs. Zilba Bacus will be celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary this week.

OTTUMWA — Mr. and Mrs. Ron Langgin of Ottumwa will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 1-4 p.m. July 1 at the Ottumwa Isaac Walton League.

OTTUMWA — Sierra Kubik of Traer and Jordan Hagedon of Ottumwa announce their engagement.

ALBIA — Mr. and Mrs. James O'Brien will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house at 1 p.m. July 2; refreshments will be served.

OTTUMWA — Mr. and Mrs. Jim Vogt will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to Martha's Vineyard.

OTTUMWA — Mr. and Mrs. Tony Schooley of Ottumwa will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at a later date.

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.

OTTUMWA — MaKenzie Johnston of Blakesburg and Brett Roberts of Ottumwa announce their engagement.

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Obituaries

SIGOURNEY formally of Floris. Funeral service Sunday 2:00 P.M. at the Holm Funeral Home , Sigourney. Visitation 1 hour before. Graveside service Monday 1:30 P.M. at IOOF Cemetery, Bloomfield. Surviving her husband Harold Henderson. Arrangements Holm Funeral Home.

Marilyn McDanel, 89, Centerville, died December 4, 2019, at Wayne County Hospital, Corydon. Funeral services are 10a.m. Monday, December 9, with visitation 2-4p.m. Sunday, December 8, at Thomas Funeral Home. Condolences may be shared at www.thomasfh.com or facebook.com/thomasfuneralhome.

KESWICK Joseph Kiefer died Dec. 3, 2019 in Iowa City. Funeral Mass, Saturday 10:30 A.M. at St. Mary Catholic Church, Prayer service Friday 4:00 P.M. with visitation til 7:00 P.M. Holm Funeral Home Sigourney.