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Looking backward: files from the Journal week of Oct. 19

FIFTY YEARS AGO
Oct. 17, 1963

Boys were born to Mr. and Mrs.:

Donald Myers of Freedom, Oct. 3; Ronald Gould of Arcade, Oct. 9; John Arbogast of Springville, Oct. 9.

Girls were born to Mr. and Mrs.:

Thomas Hittle of Chaffee, Oct. 5; Gerald Gerwitz of Springville, Oct. 6; William Rugg of Gowanda, Oct. 6; Robert Westfall of East Otto, Oct. 7; Robert Steiner of Machias, Oct. 7; Robert Reisdorf of Colden, Oct. 8.

MARRIED

Jackman – Koester – Nancy Ann Koester, daughter of Beulah Koester of Springville and the late Albert Koester, was married to Kenneth Walter Jackman, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Jackman Sr. of Buffalo, on Oct. 5 at the First Presbyterian Church in Springville, by the Rev. Andrew O’Connor.

FORTY YEARS AGO
Oct. 18, 1973


Boys were born to Mr. and Mrs.:

Gary Simmons of Collins, Oct. 10; Henry Wielkie of Delevan, Oct. 10; Gary Hamilton of Delevan, Oct. 11.

Girls were born to

Mr. and Mrs.:

Harley Gregg of Delevan, Oct. 10; Dale Hebdon of West Valley, Oct. 12; Bennett Palmer of Holland, Oct. 13; John Witt of Freedom, Oct. 14.

Twins were born to Mr. and Mrs.:

Neal Fritz of Rochester, Sept. 25, twin boys, Kevin and Peter; David Marek of Cattaraugus, Oct. 12, a girl and a boy.

MARRIED

Ranke – Cohoon – On Oct. 6, Ruth Cohoon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Cohoon of Collins, married David Ranke, son of Nettie Ranke of Gowanda and the late Wallace Ranke, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, by the Rev. Timothy Nickel.

THIRTY YEARS AGO
Oct. 13, 1983


Boys were born to Mr. and Mrs.:

David Thompson of Springville, Sept. 30; George Moore of Freedom, Oct. 5; Richard Gernatt of Collins, Oct. 5.

Girls were born to Mr. and Mrs.:

Bradley Jermain of Machias, Oct. 5; Richard White of East Otto, Oct. 5.

MARRIED

Bruzek – Sasse – Doris Sasse, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Sasse of Springville, married Raymond Bruzek, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bruzek of Port Washington, N.Y. on Aug. 20 in St. Augustine’s Church in Baldwinsville, N.Y.

TWENTY YEARS AGO
Oct. 14, 1993

Concord Supervisor Richard Timm’s preliminary 1994 budget, proposing a 3 percent raise in taxes was presented to the Concord Town Board.

Boys were born to:

James and Carrie Strawder of Gowanda, Sept. 26, James Michael; Howard and Karen Klein of Arcade, Sept. 27, Matthew Howard; George and Joyce DeWald of Springville, Sept. 29, Evan William; Thomas and Robin Beaudette of Delevan, Oct. 1, Broderick Adam; Shane and Anne Krotje of Franklinville, Oct. 1, Travis Daniel; Penelope Smith of South Wales, Oct. 2, Mason Tyler.

Girls were born to:

Jim and Wendy (nee Schneider) Webster of Kenmore, Oct. 7, at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Brianna Nicole; Abraham Meacham and Dawn Newcomb of Leon, Sept. 26, Karly Jean; Merle Jr. and Sandra Robbins of Franklinville, Sept.28, Beth Rochelle; Daniel Sr. and Lynn Darcy of West Valley, Sept. 29, Rachel Lynn; Adam and Dora Johnson of Salamanca, Oct. 2, Stevie Brooke.

MARRIED

Goodridge – Skelton – Beth Ann Skelton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Skelton of Springville, married Jeffrey Scott Goodridge, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Goodridge of Belmont, N.Y. on Aug. 14, at St. Aloysius Church. The Rev. Joseph Moreno officiated.

Beehler – Ratajczak – Lori Ratajczak, daughter of Leon and Joan Ratajczak of Springville, married Blake Beehler, son of Ralph and Constance Beehler of the town of Tonawanda, on Aug. 21, at United Brethren in Christ Church, by the Rev. Larry Beverly.

TEN YEARS AGO
Oct. 16, 2003


A boy was born to:

David Buchanan and Connie Tanner-Buchanan of South Wales, on Sept. 10, at Sisters Hospital of Buffalo, Cameron David. Grandparents are Floyd and Fay Buchanan of Glenwood, Leah and Ted Goller of South Wales and the late Elton Tanner.

A girl was born to:

Mark and Carol Baron, at Lander Valley Medical Center in Lander, Wy., on Oct. 2, Jessica Rose. Maternal grandparents are Dorothy Kondziela of Colden and the late Martin Kondziela. Paternal grandparents are Dorothy Baron of Moorcroft, Wy. and the late Julian Baron.

MARRIED

Barrett – Wilson – Amanda Wilson, daughter of Dan and Vicky Wilson, married Anthonie Barrett on Oct. 4, at the Grace Lutheran Church in Fort Myers, Fla. The couple are both graduates of Springville-Griffith Institute.
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