Muellers, Alexanders go to Minnesota for reunion
Vivian and Norman Mueller of Hillsboro and Jo and Wade Alexander of Marion were among the descendants of Reuben and Enid L. (Powers) Pope who gathered June 19 to 23 at Grand View Lodge, Gull Lake, Nisswa, Minn., for their eighth reunion.
Hosts were the family of Wayne and Donna Pope, Watertown, S.D.; Mary and Jim Labesky, Rachel Christopuals, and Jackson Jostad, Sioux Falls, S.D.; and Adam and Jennifer Findall and Anna, Albuquerque, N.M.
During the day, they had their choice of golf, swimming, hiking, pontoon fishing or cruising, banana boating, kayaking, shopping, or visiting. Each evening, all 44 gathered for a meal. The group included three new members, 22-month-old Reagan Jolee Adkins, 1-year-old Logan Michael Markley, and 10-month-old Kole Carter Mueller.
Others attending were:
Randall and Kathy Pope of Gatlinburg, Tenn.; Mark and Cheryl Pope and Jackie of Grayslake, Ill.; Christina and Geoff Christensen of Columbia, Mo.; Greg Pope of Lincoln, Neb.; Renee Polenske of Wauna, Wash.; Norm Mueller, Christy Murphy, Luke Mueller, Adam and Tenley Mueller of Denver, Colo.; Claire Mueller and Carlos Bustos of Austin, Texas; Barry and Julie Mueller of Healdsburg, Calif.; Brandon and Jenen, Jeremy, Theo, and Kole Mueller of Milwaukee, Ore.; Erin and Shawn Markley, Ella, Lily, and Logan of Lee’s Summit, Mo.; and Caitlin and Jack Adkins and Reagan of St. George.