THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Meyers Family Held Family Reunion Sept. 2
Issue Date: September 13, 2018
One hundred family descendants of the Edward and Minnie Meyers family of Coleman gathered at Badger Park in Peshtigo on Sunday, Sept. 2 for their annual reunion. There are six generations and four generations attended. The original family members were Sylvester, Lena, William, Gertrude, Henry, Anna, Math, Marcella, Louis and Joseph. A pot luck dinner was served.
There were guessing games won by Fran Rouse and DJ Weber. Gifts were given to all teachers and Sunday school teachers attending, and all entering first grade and kindergarten. The youngest attendee was great-great-great grandson Tucker Janik, son of Austin and Emily Janik. The prettiest lady (oldest) was granddaughter, Ruth Odekirk, 93, of Sheboygan Falls. Ron Meyers supplied entertainment before dinner, and also lead in singing some of the old "Meyers Favorite Songs". A bean bag tournament was organized by Jason Champagne, with Jason Champagne and Russell Zeitler being the winners. Horseshoes were also played and the family Bingo game was called by Russell Zeitler.
Beside the locals, guests came from Kalamazoo, Mich., as well as Sheboygan, Sheboygan Falls, Milwaukee, Plymouth, Maribel, Green Bay and Suamico.