Category Archives: Anniversaries

Schaefer -50


John and Sue Schaefer of La Porte City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner.
John Schaefer and Sue Tooman were married January 16, 1965, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Waterloo.
John is retired from John Deere after 31 years. Sue is retired from providing daycare.
They have four children: Angie Webb of Norwalk, Julie (Chris) Schmitz of La Porte City, Brian of Rowley and Tracy (Mitch) Nissen of Des Moines.
They have nine grandchildren: Cody (Karah), Karissa, Corey, Dylan, Nicole, Jorday, Derek, Brendan and Jacob.

Wilson – 25

Wilson_webMark and Penny Wilson of La Porte City will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with a family dinner and trip.
Mark Wilson and Penny Dunkelberger were married on September 30, 1989, at the St. Paul United Methodist Church in La Porte City.
Mark is employed at Viking Pump and Penny works at Covenant Medical Center.
They have one son, Mitchell.

Brown – 40

Brown_RockyMaryRocky and Mary Brown, of La Porte City, celebrated their 40th Wedding Anniversary this past weekend with family and friends. They are also planning a family trip next summer.

Rocky Brown and Mary Miller were married August 24, 1974, at La Porte City St. Paul United Methodist Church. Their family includes Amanda and Ryan Hollenbeck and granddaughter Adalyn of Cedar Rapids, and Mackenzie Brown and Micah Monroe of Des Moines.

Albertsen – 35

albertsen    Larry and Nancy Albertsen of Mt. Auburn are celebrating their 35th wedding anniversary.
Larry Albertsen and Nacy Palmer were married July 28, 1979 at the American Lutheran Church in La Porte City.
Larry is an HVAC installer at Young Plumbing & Heating and Nancy is a clerk at the Dysart Post Office. Their family includes Lisa and Bart Mehlert of La Porte City, Matt and Whitney Albertsen of Dysart and Katelyn Albertsen and Cory Welper of Vinton, and four grandchildren, Lincoln, Ava, Coy and Emrey.

Miller – 40

Miller_40_webNick and Christine Miller of Waterloo, formerly of La Porte City, are celebrating their 40th anniversary with a family trip to the Wisconsin Dells.

Nick Miller and Christine Palmer were married July 27, 1974, at Mt. Auburn United Methodist Church.
Nick is a retired electrician from John Deere and Christine is a paraeducator at Union High School in La Porte City.
Their family includes Ross and Tara Miller and granddaughters Aubrey and Kinsley of Hudson, and Jeff and Carmen Lappe of Waterloo.