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Colletts hold annual family reunion

The annual Collett reunion was Oct. 11 at the Marion County Lake Hall. Over 70 family members were present for the potluck dinner and auction. Several items were sold by auctioneer Keith Collett, including Ethel Collett’s wedding dress, coffee cups, and Henry Collett’s horseshoe set.

Colleen Garmon served as president and Mary Collett as secretary and treasurer.

Those who attended from Marion County included Shirley Bowers, Randy and Rachel Collett, Greg and Mary Beth Bowers, Howard Collett, Kathy and Chris Meierhoff, Brandon Meierhoff, Max and Donna Hayen, Virginia Downing, Stacey and Carla Collett, and Samantha Collett, Marion; Brea and Lilly Castleberry, Burns; Gloria Martin, Lost Springs; and John Umberger, Lincolnville.

Others included Colleen Garmon, Kenneth and Anita Sly, Salina; Dan and Hollyce Morris, Ken Morris, Lakelyn Morris, Cate Hayen, Leon Hayen, and Roma Skaggs, Topeka; Marge Talbott, Deanna Talbott, and Brand Talbott, Wichita; Keith and Anne Collett and Rick and Collette Erickson, Chapman.

Caroline Collett, Bethany, Lance, and Hollyanne Brayton, Lawrence; Carrie and Chris Parazin, Vin, Grady, and Campbell Parazin, Clarice and Bill Hammer, Jeanne and Vernon Owens, and Dennis Hammer, Olathe; Liz and Cliff Burton and Eli Burton, Kansas City; Ryan and Jessica Collett, Makayla, Hudson, and Emma Collett, Independence; Stephen and Amy Connolly, Libby, Henry, and Maggie Connolly, Tinley Park, Illinois.

Illa and Allen Stone, Hutchison; Ernee Sly, Plainville; Pat Talbott, Overland Park; Mary Collett, Kansas City, Missouri; Steve Collett, Clements; Andrea Alstatt, El Dorado; Konnie Schuman, Shawnee; and Justin Sly, Belleville.

The 2016 reunion will be Oct. 9. Collette Erickson and Jeanne Owens will serve as officers.

Last modified Nov. 16, 2015