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.


60th Wedding Anniversary

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.