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.

Days to Remember

Happy 90th Birthday LaVaun

Happy 90th Birthday LaVaun

LaVaun Buchheister-Stramel was born and raised in Cedar Rapids. She worked for Shuttleworth & Ingersoll for 38 years. LaVaun was married to the late Louis Stramel for 20 years and now has enjoyed living at The
Woodlands at Meth-Wick. Please help LaVaun celebrate her 90th birthday with a card shower.

The Woodlands
% LaVaun Stramel
Room #106
1224 13th St. NW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405