Milestones

Cunningham - Binzer
Cunningham - Binzer
Cunningham - Binzer Lauren Kelly Binzer, daughter of Dr. Randy and Tennie Binzer of Spencer, and Craig James Cunningham, son of Clark and Kathy Cunningham of Spencer, received the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony on June 28, 2014 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Iowa City. The reception was held at the Cedar Rapids Country Club. Lauren graduated from The College of William and Mary in Virginia in 2012 and received her MPH degree from the University of Iowa in May 2014. She is a program coordinator at Child Health Specialty Clinics in Iowa City. Craig graduated from Iowa State University in 2012 and is in his third year at Carver College of Medicine.
Frana - Long
Frana - Long
Frana - Long Maura Frana and Colton Long were married at Allee Chapel on the Cornell College campus in Mt. Vernon on June 14, 2014. Maura is the daughter of Julie and Bruce Frana and the granddaughter of Dolores Struck. Colton is the son of Sara and John Long and the grandson of Delores and Russell Colton, all of Cedar Rapids. Maura is Adjunct Professor of Graphic Design at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Colton is an attorney at the Minneapolis office of Ogletree Deakins, an international labor and employment law firm. The couple makes their home in the Keewaydin neighborhood of Minneapolis.
Schmidt - LeGrand
Schmidt - LeGrand
Schmidt - LeGrand Emily Schmidt & Donald LeGrand are excited to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Emily is the daughter of Regis & Debra Schmidt of Watkins. Donny is the son of Michael & Carolyn LeGrand of Norway. Emily will be graduating from Iowa State University in December with a major in Journalism & Mass Communication and a minor in Animal Science. Donny graduated from Kirkwood Community College, where he received his Diesel Truck Technology degree, and works at Gatr in Cedar Rapids. Emily & Donny will exchange vows on Oct. 25, 2014 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Walford with reception following at the Elks Lodge in Cedar Rapids.
Chase - Neale
Chase - Neale
Chase - Neale Lauren Marie Chase & Benjamin David Neale will be united in marriage on Dec. 6, 2014 in McMinnville, TN. Parents of the bride are David & Cindy Chase, Cedar Rapids. Parents of the groom are Jim & Judy Neale, Lynnville, TN. Grandparents of Lauren are David & Barbara Dohnalek, Swisher & David & Mary Chase, Dallas, TX. Lauren graduated from the University of Iowa and is Director of Communications for the Tennessee Cattlemen's Association/Tennessee Beef Industry Council. Ben received his undergraduate and master's degrees from the University of Tennessee at Martin. He is the Area Sales Manager for BioZyme, Inc. and raises cattle. The couple will exchange vows in Tennessee, with a reception in Iowa in Spring 2015.
Hendricks - Kienzle
Hendricks - Kienzle
Hendricks - Kienzle Jill Hendricks and Derek Kienzle, along with their parents, are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Jill is the daughter of Bob and Kathy Hendricks of Toledo, IA. Derek is the son of Bob and Jayne Kienzle of Garwin, IA. Jill is a certified Athletic Trainer employed by St. Luke's Hospital working directly with Linn-Mar High School athletic teams. Derek is employed by Pioneer Hi-Bred in Toledo and also farms in Garwin. The couple will exchange vows on November 15, 2014 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Tama, IA.
Duster 60th Anniversary
Duster 60th Anniversary
Duster 60th Anniversary John and Shirley were married on October 23rd, 1954. Their love and commitment are an inspiration to us all. Their children are Deb Secor, Ron Duster, Sherryl Duster and Pam O'Neill. The family is celebrating this milestone in the Quad Cities.
Corcoran 50th Anniversary
Corcoran 50th Anniversary
Corcoran 50th Anniversary James and Doris Corcoran (Bruggeman) were united in marriage on October 24th, 1964 at St. John's Catholic Church in Delhi, IA. They are the parents of Christine Corcoran of Sandpoint, ID, Jeff (Andrea) Corcoran of Des Moines, IA, Cindi (Ahman) Douglass of Des Moines, IA, and Jordan (Liz) Corcoran of Waterloo, IA. They have 9 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Please come celebrate with them for a casual reception on Saturday, October 25th, 2014 from 4 - 7 p.m. at Hart Ridge Golf Course in Manchester, IA. All friends and family are invited. No gifts please. Your presence is their gift.
Happy 50th Anniversary
Happy 50th Anniversary
Happy 50th Anniversary Richard & Linda Sundermeyer were married Oct. 24, 1964 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Delaware, IA. They have 3 children, 5 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild. Congratulations to you both. — Love, Your Family
Mortland - Spears
Mortland - Spears
Mortland - Spears Chetney Mortland and Andrew Spears were joined in marriage on May 17, 2014, at St. James United Methodist Church. A reception and dance followed at the DoubleTree. After honeymooning in the Riviera Maya, the couple returned to Nashville, TN, where they make their home. Chetney graduated from Iowa State University and is Human Resources Manager for FutureNet Security Solutions. Drew is a graduate of the University of Alabama and is a territory manager for Caterpillar Financial. Parents of the couple are Michael and Kristie Mortland, Cedar Rapids, IA, Carolyn Spears, Nashville, and Danny and Linda Spears, Luverne, AL.
Celebrating Ella's 90th Birthday on October 20
Celebrating Ella's 90th Birthday on October 20
Celebrating Ella's 90th Birthday on October 20 Join us in sending her best wishes. Cards may be addressed to: Ella Bramow 608 East 5th St. Vinton, IA 52349 — With love from your family