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34 attend Dahms Family Reunion

September 9, 2016
Traer Star-Clipper

Thirty-four members of the late Henry C. & Anna Brockmann Dahms family met at the Salem Church in Lincoln, Iowa for their 58th annual reunion on Sunday, Aug. 7th, 2016.

A bountiful basket dinner was enjoyed by all present. This was followed by a business meeting conducted by President Logan Dolezal. Officers elected for 2017 include President Judy Widmayer, Vice President Mark Knaack, Secretary Marjorie McIntosh, Assistant Secretary Joyce Bern, and Treasurer Judy Widmayer.

Changes noted to the family history included:

Births: 8 month old Landon son of Billie. Grandparents are Joan and LeRoy Meppelink.

Willibin Leslie Peyton born to Lisa and Matthew Peyton on November 6th, 2015. Grandparents are Marlis and Larry Helland. Great Grandfather is Leslie Bern.

Marriages: Lisa Helland and Matthew Peyton on August 13th, 2016 in Silver Way Park in Minnesota. Parents are Marlis and Larry Helland. Grandfather is Leslie Bern.

Deaths: Elmer Bern on November 26, 2015 and Janice Glass.

Oldest in attendance: Viola Vasey (99) & Leslie Bern (97).

Youngest in attendance: 8 month old Landon from Chelsea, Iowa

Coming from the farthest distance: Allyn and Ann Plambeck from Berwyn, Pennsylvania.

Coming from the shortest distance Darryl and Judy Widmayer of Lincoln, Iowa.

Attendees in 2016 were from: Ames, Chelsea, Des Moines, Gladbrook, Grundy Center, Johnston, Lincoln, Marshalltown, Montour, Reinbeck, Toledo, and Iowa; Naperville and St. Charles, Illinois, and Berwyn, Pennsylvania.



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