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July 9, 2013

Heiens to celebrate 50 years

Fifty-two years ago the Heiens each moved to the San Louis Valley in southern Colorado, Carl to take his first full time pastorate after graduating from Phillips University Seminary and Sharon to finish her degree. They met through their churches.

The two churches encouraged the union between Carl and Sharon (Carey) Heien. One was First Christian Church in Alamosa, Colo. where Sharon was active and attending school at Adams State College (now university). The other was First Christian Church in Monte Vista, Colo., where Carl called to pastor. Though the church ladies secretly tried to set up several meetings, the two finally met on their own and began dating. One Saturday evening, three or four months later, Carl proposed in his office after the two worked on the next morning’s bulletin. Eight months later, July 13, 1963, they were married in Sharon’s home church in Clifton Colo.

While living in Monte Vista Sharon taught voice at Adam’s State, substituted in the public schools and taught privately. Their first son, Carl Jr., was born while they were there, and was a year and a half old when they were called to Burlington, Kan. It was while they were in Burlington a second son, Mark, made his welcomed entrance into the family.

First Christian Church in Haysville, Kan. called Carl as pastor, and Sharon taught junior high music, private music lessons and worked with and traveled with Children of Light, their youth singing group.

The next move took them to Fredonia, Kan. where they lived for thirteen years, Carl as pastor of First Christian Church and Sharon worked with music in the church, schools and community. This included a youth choir, Maranatha, that involved teens from several churches and traveled in concert.

The next part of their journey brought them to Centerville in 1987, Carl as pastor of Drake Avenue Christian Church, Sharon as Minister of Music. Seventeen years later Carl retired. That only lasted a year when he began serving as interim pastor at Fairview Church of the Brethren where he soon became the part time pastor. Now he serves as coordinator of the newly formed Pastoral Team. Sharon is also one of the pastors on that team.

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  • Wedding June 24-July 8, 2014 Devin Michael Houghtlen, 24, to Jessica Marie Tamsey Cossolotto, 24, both of Moulton June 24.Dylan Rex Irwin, 23, to Sarah Elizabeth Belloma, 23, both of Centerville June 24.Tisha Rae Warnick, 38, of Unionville, Mo., to Nathan Steven Thomas, 36, of C

    July 22, 2014

  • Marriages published 07/09/2014 Lindsey Elleen Jones, 26, of Cincinnati to Brandon Christopher Wendland, 22, of Mystic June 10.Shannon Lynn Eddy, 25, of Centerville to Jonathan Charles Piche, 26, of Iowa City June 16.Brandon Lee Clark, 32, to Kathleen Marie Sheston, 32, both of Cen

    July 9, 2014

  • 75th birthday celebration Hope Engle will be celebrating her 75th birthday July 12 from 2-5 p.m. at Buck Creek Cabins at Rathbun Lake. In case of rain or excessive heat and humidity the celebration will be held at Church of Christ at the corner of Franklin and Haynes Avenue i

    July 8, 2014

  • 070214 Baby Ethan Scott Wilson Boy: Andrew and Megan Wilson of Prairie City, are the proud parents of a baby boy, Ethan Scott Wilson, born at 2:16 p.m. on May 14, 2014, at Methodist West Hospital in Des Moines.Ethan weighed seven pounds and 14.6 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.

    July 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • 062714 Judy 75th birthday open house planned A “surprise” open house to will be held to celebrate Judy Morris’ 75th birthday Sunday, July 6 from 11 a.m.–3 p.m. at The Garage restaurant. We would like to invite family and friends to come and celebrate Judy’s 75th birthday. Cards are welcome and

    June 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • 060514 Betty 90th birthday celebrated Betty Owca is 90. Betty was born in St. Louis, Missouri to Vaclav and Josephine Nosek. She trained as a nurse at St. Louis City Hospital where she met her husband, Anthony "Tony" Owca. They moved to Omaha so he could attend medical school. After retu

    June 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • 060514 Couple 50th anniversary celebrated Morris and Jane Kruzich will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary along with their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and families. Morris and Patricia Jane Kruzich (Wade) were married on June 6 in Louisville, Kentucky. Morris a

    June 5, 2014 2 Photos

  • 060414 Birth Johnathan Thomas Sidles Boy: Johnathan Thomas Sidles was born Jan. 23, 2014 at 8:54 p.m. He weighed eight pounds and 3.5 ounces and was 19.75 inches long. He joins a brother, William. Parents are Travis and Dawn Sidles. Grandparents are Robert and Elise Sidles and Dennis an

    June 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • 90th birthday celebrated 90th birthday wishes will soon arrive for Geneva Waybill. Everyone is invited to join in at an open house in her honor on Sunday, May 25 at the Moulton Garrett Memorial Linrary in the back room located at 123 S. Main St. in Moulton. The hours will be

    May 20, 2014

  • 80th birthday celebrated Royce D. Joiner will be celebrating his 80th birthday with an open house held Sunday, May 25 from 2-4 p.m. at Plano Fellowship Hall in Plano. The Joiner family invites you to join them for cake and punch. No gifts please. Your presence is his gift.

    May 16, 2014

  • 051414 Cora Cora Lanie White Girl: Garrett and Amanda White, of Centerville, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Cora Lanie White. Lanie was born March 21 in Ottumwa at 5:05 p.m. She weighed seven pounds and 1.5 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents include

    May 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Marriages published 5/12/14 Paul Edward McDanel, 35, of Moravia to Tiffany Lynn Tallent, 30, of Cicinnati April 29. Jennifer Sue Riley, 55 to Thomas Albert Garr, 51, both of Unionville, Mo. May 6. Willis V. Yoder, 23 to Anna D. Helmuth, 21, both of Seymour May 6. Compiled by Mi

    May 11, 2014

  • 100th birthday celebrated Dorothy Thompson will soon be celebrating her 100th birthday. An open house will be held May 14 from 2-4 p.m. at the club house at 1315 E. Cross St. in Centerville. Everyone is welcome to come help celebrate the milestone birthday. 100th birthday c

    May 2, 2014

  • Weddings 04/15/14 Megan Renee Tait, 28, to Ivan Paul Vanderlinden, 22, both of Centerville April 1. Anna Frances Smith, 37, to Richard Eugene Jennings, 31, both of Exline April 1. Christopher Glenn Mark Cooprider, 26, to Erica Lynn Herber, 23, both of Centerville Apri

    April 15, 2014

  • 040914 Baby Jase Wyatt Boy: On Jan. 31, 2014 at 6:39 p.m. Jase Wyatt was born at Mercy Medical Center in Centerville weighing seven pounds and 14.5 ounces and 20 inches long. Proud parents of the child are Mary Collins and Joshua Ballanger. He was also welcomed by his big

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

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