Family reunions announced

Reunions have been planned in the local area.

Archer — Desendents and friends of Sylvester Archer are invited to attend the reunion on Sunday, Aug. 25, at the Crystal Community Club. A pitch-in lunch will be at severed at 1 p.m.. Bring lawn chairs. This includes many families, so spread the word. Contact Diane Wininger at 812-678-4281 for additional information.

Elkins — Family and friends of Ed and Eva Elkins are invited to the annual Elkins reunion on Sunday, Sept. 1, at the Crystal Community Club. A pitch-in lunch will be served at 1 p.m. Bring music instruments for jam. Contact Diane Wininger at 812-678-4281 for additional information.

Fuhrman — The 85th reunion of the descendants of the Simon and Elizabeth (Mauder) Fuhrman family will be held Sept. 1 at the Jasper Outdoor Recreation Center. A 12:30 p.m. meal is planned. Meats and drinks will be furnished. For more information, call 812-678-4629 or 812-639-9350.

Gramelspacher — The descendants of Hilary Gramelspacher will hold a family reunion at noon Sunday, Sept. 1, at the The Depot, Seventh St., Tell City. A potluck meal will be served; bring tableware, drinks and two covered dishes. For more information, contact 812-649-9373.

Hedinger — The Hedinger family of southern Indiana will be gathering at 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at the St. Anthony American Legion for a reunion. Lunch will be served at noon and the main course will be provided. Bring a side dish or dessert to share. Drinks will be donated by Keith Hedinger of Hedinger Beverage Distributing. Bring an auction item to donate to help pay for reunion expenses. Examples of auction items include a handmade item, homemade baked goods, homemade wine, or an art or craft item. Kurt Hedinger will be the auctioneer. The southern Indiana Hedinger family was established in the United States by Christoph and Mary Lohmeyer Hedinger. Christoph immigrated to Cincinnati, Ohio, prior to the Civil War. After his untimely death, his wife remarried and eventually moved the family to Ferdinand. The Hedinger reunion is hosted by Kathy Hedinger Atkins who encourages family members to bring photos, stories and genealogy information to share. For more information, call 606-434-7960 for more information.

Hoffman — The descendents of George and Mary (Sendleweck) Hoffman will gather Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Edgar and Dee farm, 3537 W. 700N, Hoffman Party Barn, Portersville. The gathering includes the Nora and George Wening family, Clara and Roy Meyer family, Hilda and Ralph Mann family, Edgar and Dee Hoffman family, Elsie and Dennis Kieffner family and Albert and Nelda Hoffman family. The meal will be server at 5 p.m. Table service, drinks and meats will be provided. Each family is asked to bring a covered dish. RSVPs are requested by Saturday, Sept. 7, by calling Patty Hoffman at 812-695-2357 or Cheryl Hauser at 634-9135 or sending an email to Chauser76@hotmail.com.

Jerger  The descendants of the Joseph and Lena (Dupps) Jerger family will hold their annual family reunion on Sunday, Oct. 6, at the Jasper Group event room. Each family is asked to bring a favorite soup, sandwiches or a dessert and their own drinks. Table service will be provided. The doors will open at 11 a.m. and lunch will be served at noon. For further information, call Leroy Jerger at 812-482-5159.

Kalb — The Henry and Margaret Kalb family reunion will be held Sunday, Sept. 1, at the Haysville Community Park in Haysville. Fun and games begin at noon ET and fried chicken will be served at 12:30 p.m. ET.  Relatives are asked to bring a covered dish, salad or dessert, as well as their own drinks and tableware. This will be a fun time to reunite with family and meet new members. Relatives are also asked to bring a prize for the bingo games. For additional information, call 812-504-2272.

Mehringer — The descendants of John S. and Christina (Schuetter) Mehringer will gather for a family reunion hosted by the Claude and Dorothy Rees family at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Jasper Outdoor Recreation Center. As in the past, chicken will be catered along with table service. Each family is asked to bring a covered dish and their own drinks. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. There will be a cornhole tourney at 4 p.m. A family head count is needed by Friday, Sept. 6. Contact Dino at 812-309-0566 or Joyce at 812-309-1344.

Meyer/Angerer — The Meyer/Angerer reunion will be held on Sunday, Sept. 15, at the Dubois Community Park. The meal will be served at 12:30 p.m. The meat and table service will be furnished. For more information, call Susie Neukam at 812-678-2197.

Schnarr — The Christian and Margret (Voelkel) Schnarr reunion will be held at noon Sunday, Aug. 25, at the Ireland Sportsman’s Club. Each family is asked to bring a covered dish, utensils and drinks. Pulled pork, tea and lemonade will be provided. For more information, call Brian Weisheit at 812-630-3292.

Seger/Lampert — The Clem and Anna Seger (children of Simon, Martina, George, Paul and Elizabeth) and Ben and Helen Lampert (children of Walter, Herb, Bill and Leona Fleck) family reunion will be held Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Jasper Outdoor Recreation at 4 p.m. Supper will be served at 5:30 p.m. Children of the Simon, Martina, George, Paul, Walter, Herb, Bill and Leona Fleck families should bring a meat and their drinks. Everyone else is asked to bring a covered dish and their drinks. The table service will be furnished. For additional information, call or text Cindy Eckstein at 812-631-2106.

Striegel — The Striegel family reunion will be held Sunday, Sept. 1, at Tony and Lisa Striegel’s house, 2258 S. 800E, Schnellville. A Mass for the deceased and living members of the family will take place at 7:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Schnellville, coffee and doughnuts will be served at 9 a.m. at Tony and Lisa’s house and lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. Hamburgers, hotdogs, buns, condiments, plates napkins and tableware will be provided. (Freewill donations will be accepted to help cover the cost.) Each family is asked to bring a covered dish or dessert, their own drinks and lawn chairs. For additional information, call Othmar Striegel at 812-389-2912 or Lisa Striegel at 812-630-2922.

Vonderheide — The descendants of Pete and Rose (Grieve) Vonderheide will meet at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Dubois County Park shelterhouse (next to the Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds). A carry-in meal will be served at 5 p.m. Each family is asked to bring a meal and covered dish or dessert and their beverage. Anyone with pictures is welcome to bring them. For more information, call Linda Lampert at 812-482-1585 or Susie Leinenbach 812-683-3241.

Wigand — The John and Mary (Schnell) Wigand family reunion will be held on Sunday, Aug. 25, at the Jasper Outdoor Recreation Club. A carry-in dinner will be served at 1 p.m. Each family is asked to bring their own drinks. Table service will be furnished. For more information, call Sylvester Voegerl at 812-326-2232 or email sylrosie@frontier.com.




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