Category: Anniversaries

Allers – 50

Happy Golden Anniversary from your two children and their families!
Greg and Brenda “Pep” Allers will be celebrating 50 years of marriage on August 30, 2018.
Sending our congratulations, admiration and best wishes, today and always!
If you would like to do to the same, cards may be mailed to them at:
504 Sycamore Street,
La Porte City, Ia 50651

Meyer – 50

On August 10, 1968 Elmer Meyer (son of Willis and Helen (Martin) Meyer) married Marilyn Hoyt (daughter of Oren and Gwen (Fehl) Hoyt) at the American Lutheran Church in La Porte City. Together they raised three children, Gean, Chad and Michelle on an acreage east of Dysart.
Elmer was employed at John Deere for 32 years, retiring in 2004. He started in the Foundry and ending his career on the rod line at the Engine Works. Elmer also was a 4-H Leader, raised livestock, mainly pigs. He also had a part in the Dysart FFA helping several FFA Members raise pigs for their projects. That partnership ended when the Dysart–Geneseo and La Porte City schools merged.
Marilyn was employed at Schoitz Memorial Hospital which merged with St. Francis Hospital and was named Covenant Medical Center. While there she worked in the Materials Dept., Print Shop and last in the DME Billing Dept., retiring in 2009.
Elmer and Marilyn love spending time with their family. They have many hobbies they enjoy doing together: ATV/UTVing in WI and MI, camping, canoeing and taking their show truck to car shows and car cruises. They love going south to their winter home in AZ. Elmer enjoys tinkering with wood projects, making board games or even bigger projects like cabinets. Marilyn enjoys working in the yard, gardening, quilting, playing the piano and organ.
Together they have watched their family grow. Oldest son Gean married Katherine (Teasdale-Zenner), between the two they have four children, Lucus Meyer, Zoie (Matt) Feuerbach, Christopher Meyer and Kyle (Jessica Davis) Zenner. Kyle and Jessica they have three children, Matt (Franzen), Julian and Aubrey Zenner.
Chad married Danielle (Hendershot) Meyer and together they have two children, Ethen and Brock Meyer.
Michelle married Jared Morrison and together they have two children, Candace and Kirsten Morrison.
The couples’ children and spouses hosted a Surprise Party on July 28th at the La Porte City Golf Club.

Fuson – 50

Carolyn and Larry Fuson will celebrate their 50th anniversary on August 31. Their children include Dede (Darwin) Else of La Porte City, Janelle Fuson of Waverly and LaRae (Darol) of Elkader. The Fusons have 12 grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Hild – 50

Mike and Roxine Hild will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house on Friday, April 13th from 6 to 10 PM at the La Porte City Golf Club.
They were married March 23, 1968 at Ripley Congregational Church in Traer. Mike is retired from Main Gate Construction and Roxine retired from Gladbrook-Reinbeck Community School District.
Their family includes three children, Noel Calhoun, Kate Gamblin, and Zach Hild; eleven grandchildren and three great grandchildren, with two more coming soon.
Please, no gifts.

Calhoon – 40

Rick and Terri Calhoon of La Porte City/Buckingham celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on October 15th. Rick Calhoon and Terri Sides were married October 15, 1977 at St. Paul United Methodist Church, La Porte City. Rick and Terri have two children Brandee (Jeremy) Clark and Heather (Mike) Chingren. They also have 3 step-grandchildren and 2 step-great grandchildren. 
Rick and Terri spent time serving their country in the United States Marines Corps before obtaining jobs in the civilian realm. Rick retired from Ecolab Pest Elimination and continues to work in pest control by being the owner/operator of CPC Pest Control, as well as working as a technician for the Black Hawk County Elections Office. Terri retired from the United States Postal Service and now works for the Union Community School District. Rick and Terri enjoy spending time with their family and friends, and driving around in their classic cars.
The couples’ children and their spouses will be hosting a celebration for Rick and Terri on Sunday, November 5th from 2-6 PM at the La Porte City Veterans Hall, 302 Cedar Street, La Porte City. Family and friends of the couple are invited to attend the celebration. The couple requests no gifts as your presence is “present” enough.

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