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Page 2A Vows exchanged July 1 in Waterloo Mr. & Mrs. Jamie Knutson Carmen Marie Kofta and Jamie Alen Knutson, both of Waterloo, exchanged wedding vows Saturday, July 1, in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Waterloo. The Reverend Richard Okumu officiated at the 2 p.m. double ring ceremony. Parents of the couple are Walter Kofta of Waterloo and the late Agnes Kofia and Bill and Bonnie Knutson of Kalona. The bride's honor attendant was Cindy Zelin of Apple Valley, Minnesota and bridesmaids were Renee Lupkes of Waterloo and Debbie Cooney of Mt. Pleasant, all sisters of the bride. Aimee Moberly of Kalona, daughter of the bride- groom, was flower girl. The bride, carrying a bouquet of ivory and bridal-pink roses, wore a Men Cheri gown of ivory satin and French tulle featuring a scoop neck, short sleeves and basque waist. The full skirt and satin detachable cathe- dral train were adorned with pearls, beads and lace. The skirt had a scal- loped hem and three satin bows with roses cascaded down the back of the train. Her ivory veil descended from a headband adorned with lace, pearls Stephanle Ray Yoder & Geoffery Allen Schulte Wedding plans announced Stephanie Rae Yoder and Geoffery Allen Schulte, both of Cedar Rapids, announce their engagement. Ms. Yoder is the daughter of Mary Yoder of Kalona and the late Les Yoder. She graduated from the University of Iowa and works as an assistant manager for Eddie Bauer in Cedar Rapids. Her fianc6 is the son of Jim and RickS Schulte of Cedar Rapids. He is employed by Munson Electric of Cedar Rapids as an estimator. A private ceremony is planned for October 21 in the home of Phil and Karen Winborn, Sharon Center, with the Reverend Doug Cue offici- ating at the 4 p.m. ceremony. Couple celebrate 50th anniversary x Leo and Darlene Miller of Kalbna will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an Open House Sunday, September 17, from -4 p.m. in the Kalona Chamber Building. Leo Miller and Darlene Brenneman were married September 14, 1950. They are the parents of four children, Wendell Miller of Iowa City, Eileen Sawatsky of Champlin, Minnesota, Merlin Miller of Oakland, California and Julia Truex of Goshen, Indiana. They also have seven grandchil- dren. The presence of family and friends shall be sufficient gift: Mr. & Mrs. Leo Miller WIT" ..... -'T' m " i .... I ..................... CAFE HOURS: Monday-Saturday: 6;0 A.M.-3:00 P.M. Breakfact Specials Lunch Specials - Fresh Salads and Pies Dell Sandwches Homemade Soups and more... 125 4th Street Downtown Kalona 656.2550 II ...... Long.TermCare Insurance "'Protect Your Nest Egg and Your Independence" • "tax-qualified plans • unlimitedlifetime benefits • home health care benefits • assisted living facility ben- efits • 25% preferred rate dis- counts for eligible couples & individuals ( • Gary Fisher Fisher Insurance Agency • 514 B Avenue-- Kalona • 656-2262 our busmess "Helping you u/ith tlie business of : ;; ...... 'l Life Crossin s and beads. The bride wore a pearl necklace and earrings and carried a handker- chief trimmed with blue embroidery that had been given to her by her mother. The bridesmaids wore floor- length gowns with empire waists, scoop necks, short sleeves and fabric roses above chiffon trains. The dresses were made of an eggplant jacquard with silver threads designed by the bride's sisters. Chris Knutson of Kalona was his brother's best man and Cliff Chapman of Kalona and Tom Weller of Seattle, Washington were groomsmen. Ushers were Bruce Kofta of Waterloo, brother of the bride, and Doug Hayungs of LaPorte City. The bridegroom wore a black tuxedo by Perry Ellis. The matching vest and tie were an intrique design in plum. A single ivory rose adorned his lapel. The groomsmen were attired in matching black tuxedos. Anne Kofta, sister-in-law of the bride, was her personal attendant and Sarah Kofta, the bride's niece, attended the guest book. Music was provided by organist Steve Halbach who accompanied vocalists Sarah Kofta and Caitlyn Robert. A reception in the Elk's Lodge, Waterloo, followed the ceremony. Mrs. Knutson is a graduate of Central High School, Waterloo. She is a member services representative at the Public Employees Credit Union in Waterloo. Her husband is a graduate of Mid- Prairie High School in Wellman and the University of Iowa where he earned a degree in civil engineering. He is an associate engineer for the City of Waterloo. The couple resides at 1703 W. 3rd St., Waterloo, Iowa 50701. Local News Jim and Charleen Marner of St. Louis, Missouri spent several days last week visiting their parents, era and Eunice Marner of Wellman and Clarence and Edna Hostetler of Kalona. Special band concert set at M-P A live concert featured three bands is set for September 30, starting at 7 p.m. in Mid-Prairie High School. Opening bands are Dark Spectacle from Cedar Rapids, described as a hard/modern rock one, followed by The Method of Six Feet Under from Kalona. The second plays "straight ahead contemporary rock,." said organizers Jeremy and Lisa Gugel. Featured band is Disciple, a Rugged Records artist, from Knoxville, Tennessee. The Gugels said of Disciple that "they can best be described as having a modern sound that mixes gritty rap-core, melodic hard rock and blistering heavy grooves. This band has such blunt lyrics, you will be very surprised." They challenged listeners to buy the group's CD and "if you don't like this type of music, throw away the CD, but keep the lyrics and read them. You will be very surprised at what you read." Admission is $5 at the door and for more information contact the Gugels at 319-656-2554. XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans. -Thomas la Mance XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX×XXXXX Horst celebrates 100 years Alma (Brenneman) Horst of Pleasantview Home, Kalona, cele- brated her 100th birthday the week- end of August 26 and 27. A dinner was served in the Rose Room in Pleasantview Saturday, August 26. LuAnn Yoder catered the meal, following which excerpts from Alma's memoirs were read. Sunday's oon meal was provided by her family and a male quartet composed of Alma's four nephews sang some of her favorite hymns. Present for the weekend festivi- ties were Alta Keiser, Kalona; Richard and Dorothy Brenneman, Orrville, Ohio; Newton and Sarah Brenneman, Isaac, Hannah and Faith of Orrville; Gene and Jina Amstutz and Luke of Orrville; George and Donelda Brenneman, LaJunta, Colorado; Cindy Erb and Justine, Henderson, Nebraska; Jay and Janene Brenneman and Rachel of Foxfield, Colorado; John and Engagement announced • Announcement is made of the engagement of Orpha Nisly of Kalona to Willis E. Miller, also of Kalona. Miss Nisly is an LPN at the University of Iowa Hospitals. Her fianc6 is founder of Water for Life and continues as Chairman of the Board. A December wedding is planned. Margie Keiser and David of Cedar Falls; Doug and Caroline Keiser, Erin and Brian of Cedar Falls; Steve and Lori Keiser, Sarah, Lydia and Simon of Columbus, Ohio; and Matthew and Rebecca Keiser of St. Paul, Minnesota. THE KALONA NEWS (USPS 289-560) Ronald C. and Helen Sleehta Editors and Publishers Kalona, Iowa 52247 Ph. 319-656-2273 Fax 319-656-2299 Established 1891 Postmaster: Send address changes to Kalona News, P.O. Box 430, Kalona, Iowa 52247. Official paper for City of Kalona, Washington County, and Mid-Prairie School District. Subscription Rates: , $29.00 per year In Washington, Keokuk, Johnson, and low• counties. $32.00 per year elsewhere in Iowa $35.00 Out-of-state $48.00 in Hawaii or Alaska $58.00 in Canada Other foreign countries quoted separately. Entered at the post office at Kalona, lowa for transmission through the mail as Periodical class matter under the act of congress of August 24, 1912 and as amended by the acts of March 3, 1933 and July 2, 1948. Periodical class postage aid at the Kalona, Iowa Post Office.. Published every Thursday. To insure publication in any given week, lisplay advertising must be placed before Monday at 5 p.m. of the week of publication and classified ads must be in by 9 a.m. on Tuesday of the week of publication. The publishers reserve the fight to reject any advertising or news matter or cancel the same at any time. Why am I afraid to talk about death? Talking about death is a very common fear that has been fos- tered for many centuries. Until recently the subject has been taboo and "swept under the rug" until it affects us personally. Only recently has there been substantial scientific research on the subject. We don't talk about death because we fear it and we know so little about it. In the interest of better mental health, such feelings need to be changed. Public education, based on our new psycho- logical and medical data, offers us our greatest help. Educational helps are becoming more available to us. Some very fine books have been written about death and dying; thana- tology courses are offered in many schools; and many churches now offer classes and discussion groups on the subject. Tours of the funeral home and a variety of programs are avail- able that are designed to help further public education on this sub- ject. Please feel free to call us about a program for your church, service club or other groups and organizations, Sorden-Lewis Funeral Home Lone Tree Chapel (319) 629-5118 Riverside Chapel D. Stacy Lewis, (319) 648-4111 Eric Snyder, Director Manager The ona Cooks00 by area cooks Kalona Cooks will feature two or three Kalona area cooks. If you have a recipe share with the rest of Kalona, mail it to Box 430, Kalona, IA 52247 Apple Cake Combine: 4 C peeled 3 eggs (beaten) 1/2 C brown 1 C oil 1 Tbsp. flour 2 C white sugar 1/4 C milk 2 C flour 1/2 C water 2 tsp. cinnamon Mix all 1/2 tsp. sbda in an un 4 C apples (chopped) 1 tsp. salt Topping: 1 tsp. vanilla 2/3 C flour Mix together, put in 9x13" pan. 1/2 C oatmeal  Bake at 350 deg. for 40 mins. 1/2 C nuts 1 pkg. in: Topping: scotch 1 C brown sugar 1/2 C 1 Tbsp. butter 1/2 C sugar 2 tsp. flour 1 tsp. 1 tsp. cinnamon Combine Put on top of cake before bak- crumble ing. at 350 deg. XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Be like the sun and the meadow, which are not in the least concerned Tweet0n Dr. William BC/BS 214 South Iowa Washington, Iowa 1-319-653-2351 Men. 9:00-1 "rue,,. 9:00-1 Wed. 9:00-1 Thurs. Frl. 9:00-1 Sat. 2346 Iowa (In the Lepig-Kroger A • Exams • Glasses • Contacts . bTho ..; 5 SWater tttShop The Complete . 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