WELLMAN — St. Joseph Parish will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of the parish founding and the 50th anniversary of its existing church building this summer. The celebration includes a float in the Fourth of July parade and a special rededication Mass at the church at 10 a.m. July 17, followed by a dinner and program for parishioners and guests at Parkside Activities Center.
As part of this celebration, parish members are looking for names and addresses of any former parishioners, information, photos or memorabilia dealing with the history of the parish. To share information or items, call Shirley Ann Bohr at (319) 646-2820 or Cathy Conway at (641) 636-3777. Photos would be scanned and returned.