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Published: Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 5:30 a.m. CST


Lindsey Leffelman and Kurtis Boekenhauer of Sycamore are engaged to be married on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at Sycamore United Methodist Church, Sycamore.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Rick and Jeni Leffelman of Sycamore. She received an associate’s degree in physical therapy from Southern Illinois University – Carbondale. She is employed as a physical therapy assistant at Midwest Orthopaedic Institute in Rochelle.

The groom-to-be is the son of Kent Boekenhauer and Mary Lloyd of Sycamore. He received a bachelor’s degree in radio/television from Southern Illinois University – Carbondale. He is a video editor with Pure Imagination in Batavia.  

The wedding reception will be held at the Regale Center in Sycamore.

50th anniversary

Linda and Larry Ball of DeKalb will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner.

Linda Fuller and Larry Ball were married Sept. 21, 1963, at St. Mary Catholic Church in DeKalb.

95th birthday

Esther Ruth Brown will celebrate her 95th birthday on Sept. 17.

Esther is the daughter of Frank and Gertrude Daunheimer. She was raised in Aurora. She married Robert Brown on June 18, 1938. Bob and Esther raised their two sons Ronald and David Brown in Millington.

Esther resides at Willowcrest. Birhday wishes can be sent to 515 N. Main St., Sandwich, IL 60548.

90th birthday

Dr. Russell Elliott will celebrate his 90th birthday on Sept. 18.

For 64 years, he helped patients through his chiropractic office in DeKalb.

Russ is married to Josephine (Chestnut), and has three children, Linda (Fred) Goold, Richard Elliott, and Susan (Jeff) Willey. They also have five grandchildren, Jeff (Theresa) Davis, Brian (Sarah) Willey, Stephanie (Steve) Challand, Scott (Rebecca) Willey, and the late Katie Elliott; and four great-grandchildren: Allyson and Danielle Davis, Zachary Willey, and Ariea Willey.

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