Category Archives: Wedding

In Memory of Julitta Schaefers Schwans

My mother Julitta Anns Schaefers was born 95 years ago today.  Two brothers, Cletus and Nicholas, would soon follow.  I think they were all born within a 35 month span.  What a busy household that had to have been! My … Continue reading

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42 Years (and More to Come)

My husband Jim and I recently celebrated our 42nd wedding anniversary.  And, yes, the years have gone by very quickly from the early days of Jim finishing his graduate program and our first apartment.  We paid $95 monthly rent for … Continue reading

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Reflections on Marriage and Friendship

June, the traditional month for weddings, was the month chosen by Matt, son of our good friends Dan and Karen, and his bride, Jourdan, to be married. The wedding was held at Reiman Gardens on the campus of Iowa State … Continue reading

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In Good Company

Jim and Mary Lohr celebrating with Ryan and Naomi Meeks at the wedding reception of Kari Basset and Danny Engesser, March 3, 2012.

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What a Year For Genealogy 2011 Has Been!

The New Year is an occasion to look back and reflect on the past twelve months and, from a genealogy perspective, these were the top events my husband, Jim, and I experienced: *Gaining a wonderful son-in-law on November 19 when … Continue reading

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Two Lives and Families Joined

Jim and my daughter, Naomi Lohr, was married to Ryan Meeks on Nov. 19 in Denver at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. The pre-wedding, wedding, and reception were all an incredibly rich experience. How wonderful to share their special … Continue reading

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