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The Surgeon Reunion was held at the West Lake Country Club in Jerseyville on Sunday. The Surgeon family, originally from Ireland, settled on the Franklin Hill Road. They were orchard growers and farmers. James Surgeon’s descendants are the families that were there.
Family attending were: Linda Russell and family, Judy Lamer and family, Marcy Klockenkemper, Susan Surgeon and family, Johnny Bill Ringhausen, Dale and Myrna Marfell, and Kelly and Margaret Kinslee.
Marcy Klockenkemper attended the St. Mary’s Fieldon Picnic for a while Sunday afternoon. The Country Store was decked out with banana bread, and corn on the cob, peaches, and many more items, a banana bread and fresh corn were buys I just couldn’t pass up.
Elaine Titus visited with Mike and Linda Funk over the weekend.
Birthday greetings to Brody Eilerman who celebrated his 12th birthday with his family on Aug. 23. Have a great year Brody.
The Lightweights and heavyweights of the JFL teams both beat the North Greene teams this past Saturday. Good work, team.
The lightweights on the team are Kellin Klocke, Selby Pohlman, Trevor Foster, Austin Swan, Khloe Doles, Easton Sprong, Henry Eilerman, Axel Cuevas, Gage Kamp, Ollie Roth, Channing Johnson, Tucker Lippincott, Rylan Sprong, Jackson Hill, Ryan Baalman, Carter Baalman, Drew Friedel, Brantley Heffington, Wayne Weber, Grant Klaas, Trey Nienke, Owen Mager, Blake DeSherlia, Nicolas Rose, Thomas Robeen, Jack Robeen, Karter Louque, James Smith, and Brody Eilerman
The heavyweights on the team are Earl Elmore, Bud Nance, Aiden Edgar, Jacob Brannan, Will Lorton, Easton Wallendorf, Keegan Alexander, Charlie Goode, Charlie Fester, August Webster, Sylas Hill, Daycon Hill, Bryant Friedel, Walter Pluester, Riley Lorsbach, Warner Pluester, Aiden Towell, Alex Pelletier, Charlie Matthews, Tommy Roth, Ian Gilman, Noah Breden, Waylon Fanning, Theo Pohlman, Parker Baalman, Abner Hillen, Lane Eilerman, Colton Roate and Carson Sievers.
The win of the LW and HW teams both beating North Greene Saturday night resulted in a huge turnout at the Steak Dinner and Auction at the KC Hall. The next game is this Sunday at 10 a.m.
Congratulations to Janice Shanks from Jerseyville who is the lucky winner of the Altar Society quilt raffle held at the Batchtown Picnic.
Jean Tepen, Kay Tepen, and Bette Eilerman attended a bridal shower Sunday for Anne Tepen, daughter of Vernon and Joan Tepen at the Immaculate Conception Church in Columbia. The couple is planning a November wedding.
Happy birthday to Kathy Klaas Thompson and Christine Johnes. Best wishes for many more.
Kathy Klaas Thompson returned home after a week’s visit with Eldon and Christine Johnes. Joan Wilman Kelly, and Jean Benoist met Chruistine and Kathy at the Fill Inn Station Saturday night for supper. They had a good time.
Robin Hillen, Rose Marie Randazzo, and Mary Ann Bailey had dinner at the Brussels Picnic last Sunday.
The art of being wise
Is the art
Of knowing what to overlook.
– William James