Colletts meet for annual reunion
Marion County Lake Hall was the setting for 67 Collett descendants who gathered Oct. 8 for an annual family reunion.
President Kathy Meierhoff and husband Chris organized the event, which featured a potluck lunch, auction, and business meeting.
Auction items included Henry Collett’s 1922 high school yearbook, framed teaching contracts of both Henry Collett and Ethel (Collett) Higgins, and a necklace pocket-watch once owned by Edith Phillips engraved with her name and date of 1891.
Howard Collett was the oldest attendee. The youngest was Keenan Meierhoff, son of Erin Meierhoff.
Attendees included: Howard and Beth Collett, Randy and Rachel Collett, Keith and Ann Collett, Collette and Rick Erickson, Shirley Bowers, Greg and Mary Beth Bowers, Richard Bowers, Marge Talbott, Pat and Sue Talbott, Deanna Talbott, Gina and Terry Marx and son John Henry, Brad Talbott and sons Mason and Logan, Anita Sly, Hollyce and Dan Morris, Ken Morris and daughter Lakleyn, Colleen Sly, Andrea Alstatt, Brea Castleberry and daughter Lilly and son Silas, Mike and Gayle Thomas, Tom Thomas, Clarice and Willy Hammer, Jeanne and Vernon Owens, Mike Hammer, Dennis and Janet Hammer, Eric Hammer, Steve Collett and Gloria Martin, Mary Collett, Mark Collett, Kathy and Chris Meierhoff, Erin Meierhoff and son Keenan, Stacey and Carla Collett and granddaughters Lilly and Carley, Samatha Collett, Rebecca Wagner and daughter Kira, John Umberger, Virginia Downing, Brent and Amy Hayen, Max and Donna Hayen, and Nathan and Lisa Collett and daughter Margaret.
Officers elected for 2018 were Keith Collett, president, and Konnie Schuman, secretary.
Last modified Dec. 7, 2017