Category Archives: Birthdays

Junior McBride – 90

Junior McBride of La Porte City will celebrate his 90th birthday on April 18, 2015 from 2-4 PM at Starr Auction House, 205 8th Street, La Porte City.

Sam Weich – 50


Happy 50th Birthday Sam Weich! Come help Sam celebrate Friday, March 27th 7 pm at LPC Golf Club. His birthday is March 31.

Shirley Juhl – 80


The family of Shirley Juhl invites friends to help celebrate her 80th birthday on Sunday afternoon, March 8 from 2:00-4:30 at the Rusty Pig (212 Main Street, La Porte City). Happy Birthday Grandma!

Mae Schrader and Mae Brennan 97

Mae Schrader will celebrate her 97th birthday on February 14, 2015 with fellow La Porte City Nursing and Rehab Center resident Mae Brennan who will turn 97 on February 15, 2015. Birthday greetings can be sent to these ladies at P.O. Box 175, 1100 Hwy. 218 North, La Porte City, IA 50651.

James Kullmer – 80


The family of James Kullmer of La Porte City would like the community to share in the celebration of Jim’s 80th birthday on January 23, with a card shower including any special memories, pictures or stories that you may have. Send them to 108 Pleasant Dr., La Porte City, IA 50651.
Jim was born on January 23, 1935, to Keith and Mildred (Weaver) Kullmer in Traer. He arrived during a snowstorm on his mother’s birthday and was placed wrapped up on the open oven door to keep him warm. He grew up in Traer and Geneseo before the family moved to La Porte City. He met and married Gretchen Thedens of Jesup in May of 1955. They have lived in the La Porte City area and farmed until his retirement.
Their children are Sheri and Jeff Lesh of La Porte City and James and Traci Kullmer of Blairstown. Also two sons, Dave and Kris are deceased. They have six granddaughters and 15 great-grandchildren.