Meyer family holds 74th reunion
On Sunday, June 23, 2013, the descendants of John and Rebecca Meyer met for their 74th annual renion. Twenty-six family members gathered at the Wayland Community building for an enjoyable visit and a bountiful noon feast.
Telephone regrets were received from Dianna and Bob Schutte of Hernado, Fla.; Marilyn Chmelar of Caldwell, Texas; and Richard Meyer of Madison, Wis., saying he would be unable to attend but was sending a hello to everyone. He also relayed his only son John's and wife, Angela, had recently located to Roseville, Calif.
Correspondence regrets were received from Roger Dean and Flori Meyer of Fallbrook, Calif., with serious family health issues.
Also reported was the recent death of Bob Zurmuehlen of Burlington. No other deaths or births were reported.
In attendance were: Charlotte Ann Dozoryst of Des Moines; Connie Meyer of Wayland; Dale J. and Connie Robertson of Wayland, with four of their grandchildren (Olivia Roberts, Kiya, Rider and Tucker J. Robertson of Fairfield); Jerry and Chris Meyers of Pittsville, Wis., and daughter Jodi Kolarik of Denmark, Wis.; Kathy and Terry Lockheart of Rock Island, Ill.; Erma Reid of Columbus Junction; Duane and Ann Lewis of Crawfordsville; Ron and Carla Robertson of Washington; Cindy Meyer Cowan and Marge Meyer Bates of Centerville; Shelby Morrison of North Liberty; Mildred Houseal and Pat and Bob Johnson of Washington; and Maureen Robertson of Iowa City and friend Marvin Hammen of Keota.
A discussion was held on notification by e-mail when possible.
Next year's reunion will be held on June 22, at the Wayland Community building with Cindy Meyer Cowan in charge.