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November 28, 2020
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  • Pfister family reunion celebrated
    The second Pfister family reunion was held in Decorah Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018.
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  • The Matt Thompson Family Reunion is Sunday, June 24, at Phelps Park, shelter No. 2, in Decorah.
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  • Descendants of Baard and Kari Berge are invited to join together for their second family reunion in Decorah. The party will commence at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 19, at the Dug Road Inn. A Norwegian luncheon will be served on the grounds at 1 p.m.
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  • The 63rd Koenig Family Reunion was Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, at the Whalen Cabin in Phelps Park in Decorah.
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  • 55th annual reunion draws Riha family members from coast to coast
    Submitted by Marilyn Garvey
    (paid family reunion notice)

    From California to New York, 144 Riha relatives met at the Fort Atkinson Community Center July 23, 2017, to share food and memories. Highlights of the reunion included collecting family recipes for an online Riha cookbook; viewing historical artifacts at the Fort Atkinson Museum next door and appreciating the creative Lego crafts of family members.
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  • 54th annual Riha reunion rains down love and laughter
    July 9, 2016 was a rainy Sunday but that did not daunt 119 Riha relatives from enjoying hugs and laughs at the Waucoma Event Center.
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  • Hexom reunion
    The children of long-time Decorah residents Clarice and Floyd Hexom held a reunion in Cloverdale, Calif. the weekend of Oct. l7. Pictured in the Cloverdale Town Square are, from left: Barbara Schutz, Stephanie Conzett, , Dagny Boebel, Steve Hexom, and Joanne Hexom. (Submitted photo)
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  • A trip to Decorah turns into  a surprise family reunion
    In early summer, Susan (Berg) Turgeon from Seattle, Wash., contacted Shirleen Sturtz at the Dug Road Inn inquiring about room reservations.
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  • Baard, Kari Berge descendants to hold reunion Sept. 7
    The Baard and Kari Berge family reunion is Monday afternoon, Sept. 7 (Labor Day), at the Dug Road Inn in Decorah.
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  • Waucoma event center a  hit with Riha family reunion
    The new Waucoma Event Center was a hit with the 82 Riha-related folks who attended the 53rd Annual Riha Reunion of the Frank and Mary Riha family of Waucoma, July 19, 2015. 
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  • The 60th Koenig reunion was Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at the Castalia Park with a potluck dinner at 6 p.m.
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  • First Pfister family reunion held
    The first Pfister Family Reunion was held in Decorah Saturday, July 12, 2014. Family came from six states, from Idaho to Arkansas. 
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  • The descendants of Jacob and Margarite Young gathered at St. John's Lutheran Church at Locust Sept. 29. A potluck dinner was served followed by a program.
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  • Family reunion held
    The children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of long time Decorah residents Clarice and Floyd Hexom held a family reunion in Phelps Park Saturday, Aug.10.
  • Cronin cousins reunite
    The grandchildren of the John A. and Mae B. (Carolan) Cronin family gathered in Decorah the weekend of June 29 and 30, to celebrate a wedding anniversary, birthdays and a graduation.

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