Lodge Pictures

Cooking for Barthell Eastern Star - October 2, 2017
Mike Hutton, Bruce Goetch, Jim Schell, (not in picture) Tim Felton, Mike Root, Curt Jones, Dave Dunlavy
Third Degree - July 10, 2017
(front) Bruce Goetch, Raul Martinez, Sean (Osage), MWGM Kenneth A. Hurmence, New Master Mason Curt Jones, Visitor, Michael Hutton, Phil Hardy
(second) Lloyd Billman, Tex Heier, ??, Karl Jacobsen, Eric Sommermeyer, Mike Root, ??, ??, Jack Christenson
(third) Rich Hofmeyer, Tim Felton, Buck Towne, Warren Leeps, Steve Riley, Jeff Bokee, Scott Nading, ??

Entered Apprentice Degree - May 8, 2017
(front) New Entered Apprentice Curt Jones, Michael Root, Stephen Thomas (visiting from England), Raul Martinez, Jack Christenson
(second) Eric Sommermeyer, Chris McCartney, Steve Rieley, Buck Towne, Jeff Bokee
(third) Karl Jacobsen, Tex Heier, Rich Hofmeyer, Jon Sommermeyer, Mike Hutton, Mic Koneger

Greeting visiting Brother Steven Thomas, Junior Warden, Bute 960, Province South Wales, Grand Lodge of England
and our new Entered Apprentice Curt Jones.

Attending Entered Apprentice Initiation - April 10, 2017
(front) Steve Riley, Chris McCartney, Michael Root, New EA, Robert Teslow, Jack Christenson
(second) Jeffery Boeke, Raul Martinez, MWGM Kenneth A. Hurmence, Scott Nading, Brother Walker from Waukon
(third) Tex Heier, Eric Sommermeyer, Jon Sommermeyer, Tim Felton

New Entered Apprentice and 50 Year Pin Ceremony - April 10, 2017
Most Worshipful Grand Master of Masons in Iowa, Kenneth A. Hurmence
Past Master Mickael Root, Great Lights Lodge 181
50 Year Master Mason Robert Teslow from Illinois Lodge
Entered Apprentice , Great Lights Lodge 181
Worshipful Master Chris McCartney, Great Lights Lodge 181
50 Year Pin Presentation - April 10, 2017 (left to Right)
Most Worshipful Grand Master of Masons in Iowa, Kenneth A. Hurmence
50 Year Master Mason Robert Teslow from Illinois Lodge
Worshipful Master Chris McCartney, Great Lights Lodge Nr 181
Grand Lodge of Iowa Chaplin Eric Sommermeyer

Doc Moore 95th Birthday Cake - February 22, 2016

Gift Picture Presentation - September 10, 2012

Cook-out at the Barthell OES Home - September 9, 2012

Scottish Rite Dinner - Train Station Calmar - October 18,2011

Cook-out at The Barthell Eastern Star Facility - September 25,2011
Dr Donald Moore, Jon Sommermeyer, Dave Dunlavy

Don Petingail, visiting Brother, Dave Rutlinger

Maundy-Thursday Celibration - April 19,2011
Brother Charles Grassley, Senator, Special Guest

Brother Otto R Hummel receives 65 year pin
On May 5th, 2011 Masonic Brothers from Great Lights Lodge $#181, Deorah and West Union Lodge #69 presented a 65 Year Longevity pin and letter to Brother OTTO R. HUMMEL R.R. FT Atkinson, Iowa at the Ossian Hospice Center. Brother Otto Hummel has been a Master Mason for 65 years. His pin and letter came to us from the Grand Lodge of Arizona Free and Accepted Masons. Congradulations to Brother Otto Hummel.
Photo below: Brother Otto Hummel seated in front, Brothers Steve Sindelar, Tx Heyer, Kenny Miller, Tim Felton and Warrn Leeps.

Photo below: Brother Otto Hummel, Florence Short. Standing, Dave Hemesath, Julie Hemeseath, Jennie Hageman, Kristi Holthaus, Braylon Holthause and Kathy Kuennen.



2011 High School Scholarship Winner Announced - May 4, 2011
Kayla Anderson was the winner. She is the daughter of Brother Jayme Rustad.


2011 Neighborhood Area Meeting - April 7, 2011
Deputy Grand Secretary Tim S. Anderson and Thomas P. Youngblut, Lodge Service Committee visiting with Great Lights 181 Brothers.

Celebrating Brother Robert Eppens 50 years as a Master Mason on August 10, 2010


Click to see pictures of our Brothers who participated in the Vryl Justice Spring Scottish Rite Reunion

Click to see pictures of Brother Dunlavy's visit to Hiram 102 Lodge in Aruba

2009 Community Service Dinner honored the Decorah Fire Department.
Brother Warren Leeps presents Decorah Fire Chief special plaque.

On July 26th, 2008 we had several D.A.R.E. cars in the Nordic Fest Parade.

Great Light Lodge No. 181 Photos
Officers Installation, December 10th, 2007



WM Eric Sommermeyer being invested by PWM Tex Heyer.

Left to Right
Senior Steward Jon D. Sommermeyer
Worshipful Master Eric J. Sommermeyer
Marshall Donald R. Sommermeyer


Sommermeyer Family

Maundy Thursday Dinner 2007

Maundy Thursday Dinner 2007

These pictures were taken at Jack Nelson's 50th Year Dinner on November 15th 2007 at The Oaks Restaurant



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