Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA


June 17, 2011

Moritzs celebrate 50 years together

CENTERVILLE — Dana and Glenn Moritz celebrated 50 years of marriage on June 3. They and their two sons, Henry and Andrew, hosted a 50th anniversary open house at 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 11 at the Appanoose Country Club. During the evening, Henry and Andrew played an original Jeopardy with their parents, and Andrew presented “Nifty at Fifty,” a song and PowerPoint that he and his wife Juliana created.

Dana states, “I wish I could say that we have had a successful marriage because we were mature and made good choices, but the reality is that we were probably just lucky.”  Glenn adds, “The marriage was probably a success because I married a smart woman who made good choices even if I didn't agree with them all.”

Glenn and Dana are well-known for their association with Centerville High School.  Glenn was the High School librarian for 31 years and Dana taught English for 24 years.

Their son Henry, his wife Sharon, and children Jennifer, Jonathan, and Karla live in The Woodlands north of Houston, Texas. Their son Andrew, his wife Juliana, and children Vivien, Harrison, and Brennan live in Jacksonville, Fla.

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The Iowegian wants readers to think about the solicitation ordinance that will prevent groups or individuals from entering a roadway to solicit money. The Centerville City Council in June by a 5-0 vote passed the first reading of just such an ordinance. Public pressure and during a subsequent special meeting, the council voted 3-2 to table the ordinance. A second special meeting to discuss the solicitation ordinance is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7 at City Hall. So, the question of the week is, "Do you or do you not support the ordinance to prevent solicitation of funds in city streets?"

A. I support the ordinance
B. I do not support the ordinance
C. Not sure
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