Iowa offensive tackle Tristan Wirfs made his mark on Mount Vernon. Many in town made their mark on him, too. Wirfs and his mother, Sarah, took The Gazette on a tour of his hometown, revisiting scenes around what essentially is the one square mile where he grew up. This story is a little about what can hold you back. This is mostly about what moves you forward.

35th Wedding Anniversary - Susan and Larry Barnhill

35th Wedding Anniversary - Susan and Larry Barnhill
35th Wedding Anniversary —
Susan and Larry Barnhill


Larry Barnhill and the former Susan Swenka
celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary on
July 28, 2019.

They were married on July 28, 1984. The couple are blessed with two sons, Chad Banken and Forrest Barnhill.