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.

Anniversaries

60th Wedding Anniversary

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60th Wedding Anniversary

Morrie and Marilyn (Krob) Pitlick, of Oxford, IA, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 2, 2019 with a family gathering. Morrie and Marilyn were married on Aug. 3, 1959 in
Lisbon, IA. They have five children, Jeff and
Kathy Pitlick of Oxford, IA; Mike and Laura Pitlick of Iowa City, IA; Julie Reynolds of
Sacramento, CA; Pat and Shelly Pitlick of
Jordan, MN; and Gary and Aimee Pitlick of
Oxford, IA. They also enjoy 15 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. They continue to live on their Century Farm near Oxford.