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Meralda “Babe” Hansel

 

Meralda A. “Babe” Hansel, 86, of Elkader, died January 28, 2014, at University Hospitals in Iowa City. She was born in Guttenberg on December 5, 1927, to Clarence A. and Regina (Eilers) Frommelt. Babe grew up in Guttenberg and attended St. Mary’s Catholic School. While in Guttenberg, she worked at the button factory.

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Richard Pritchard

 

Richard LeRoy Pritchard, 77, died Wednesday, January 29, 2014, at the Guttenberg Municipal Hospital. The son of Walter and Margaret (Monnahan) Pritchard, he was born November 11, 1936, near Elgin, Iowa, the fifth of 12 children to be born into this family. He attended country school in Brainard, Iowa. For the first few years Richard worked at Hodgemann’s Construction Company, paving roads in the Twin Cities area, until uniting in marriage with Frances Stray, in May of 1964, at Decorah, Iowa. To this union five children were born. Together they farmed over the years in Strawberry Point, Littleport, and Garber Iowa area.  

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Richard Stodola

 

Richard J. Stodola, 81, of Elkader, died Saturday, January 25, 2014, at his home in Elkader. He was born March 11, 1932, in Barron, WI, to Adolph and Carrie (Posta) Stodola. He graduated from Rice Lake (WI) High School in 1950. He could build a home from bottom to top. Richard was owner and operator of his own construction business for over 35 years; first Four Square Construction and then Stodola Floor Sanding.  

Richard was united in marriage to Mary Lynn Lauing on February 19, 1956, in Sarona, WI. Four children were born to this union.

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Central girls fall to MFL MarMac


Kiana Stender plays tight defense in a game against the MFL MarMac Bulldogs. Central lost the contest, 46-30. Photo by Bev Hamann

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

Because of the inclement weather, the Central girls had only one game last week, playing MFL MarMac.  The Warriors fell behind 13-3 in the first quarter and trailed 25-12 at the half.  In a fairly evenly matched third quarter, MFL MarMac maintained a 35-21 lead. Central ended up losing the game by a score of 46-30.

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Richard J. Stodola

 

Richard J. Stodola, 81, of Elkader, died Saturday, January 25, 2014, at his home. Funeral services will be Saturday, February 1, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Kingdom Hall, Elkader. Friends may call after 1 p.m. until service time on Saturday, February 1, 2014, at Kingdom Hall, Elkader. A full obituary will appear in the February 5 issue of the Register.

 
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Boys have good week

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

Central had three games last week, winning two and losing one.  The week started with a game against the Central City Wildcats January 20. Central City used a sagging man defense to hold off the Warriors in a non-conference game on a night with blizzard like conditions outside, and cold shooting on the inside.

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Bente rings up 37 years as grocer


Bob Bente, owner of Garnavillo’s only grocery store, this week celebrates 37 years in business. One of the draws of his business is the meat counter, where customers can get fresh-cut meat packaged to order.

 

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

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Central girls split two games

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

Despite the weather last week, the Central girls were able to get two games in.  

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Jane Adelia Myers

 

Jane Adelia Myers, 62, of Elkader, died January 10, 2014, at her home. She was born April 5, 1951, in West Union, the daughter of Wendell K. and Effie I. Bachtell Myers.

She was a graduate of Arlington High School and Upper Iowa University in Fayette. Jane was the owner and producer of JAM Productions and owner of the on-line radio station, Mind Mastery Radio.

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James Joseph Miehe

 

James Joseph Miehe, 82, of Elkader, died Friday, January 17, 2014, at Central Community Hospital in Elkader. He was born August 28, 1931, in Oelwein, to Elmer and Marie (Keleher) Miehe.

Jim graduated from St. Joseph’s High School in Elkader. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict from December 18, 1951, until he was honorably discharged on November 16, 1955. He was united in marriage to Mary Jane Carlsen on March 15, 1952. Jim was in the implement business with his father and brothers serving the Elkader area for 30 years. 

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