Writer takes trip to Oklahoma for reunion
On May 19, Kathryn Ireland arrived at the Ammeter farm near Burns to pick up LaVonne Ammeter and they went to Wichita to get Carolyn Metz. The three women headed to Oklahoma for a cousins’ reunion.
They had lunch in Guthrie and drove into the hills to Chandler to the home of Sue Rackley on the Mattheyou farm. They ate supper there and visited. They spent the night in Chandler.
On May 20, they returned to the farm and joined 41 cousins for a lovely dinner reunion. Everyone enjoyed a good day together.
Steve and Melody Magette arrived on May 21 from Ellinwood. They took LaVonne to El Dorado to see the doctor and do some shopping. In the afternoon they went to Summit Cemetery and put flowers and flags on the veterans’ graves.
Melody planted flowers in LaVonne’s yard and they went home about 4:30 p.m. Stan Ammeter came in the evening.