Collett family holds reunion
At least 69 Collett descendants met Oct. 14 at the Marion County Lake Hall for their annual reunion. After sharing food and visiting, the annual family auction was held with auctioneers Gina Marx and Deanna Talbott.
Attending from out-of town were Colleen Garman and Andrea Alstatt and Kenneth and Anita Sly, Salina; Bill and Roma Skaggs, Dan and Hollyce Morris, and Kenny and Lakelyn Morris, Topeka; Bill and Clarice Hammer, Grady and Campbell Parazin, Olathe; Randy and Rachel Collett, Zach and Maggie, Jefferson City, Mo.; Marge Talbott, Halstead: Brad Talbott, Deanna Talbott, Gina Marx, Wichita;
Ron and Becca Wagner and Alec and Kira, Mary Collett and Pat Talbott, Overland Park; Brian and Brea Castleberry, Burns; Lancer and Bethany Brayton and Hollyanne, Lawrence; Keith and Anne Collett and Rick and Collette Erickson, Chapman; Kevin and Bev Jennison, Stilwell; Dennis and Janet Hammer and Sarah, Lenexa; Doug and Janelle Paden, Newton; Steve Collett and friend Gloria, Cedar Point.
Attending from Marion were Chris, Kathy, and Erin Merierhoff, Max Hayen, Brent Hayen, Howard and Beth Collett, Stacey and Carla Collett and Kaleb, Lilly, and Carly, Mark Collett, Greg and Mary Beth Bowers, Virginia Downing, Joel and Megan Thomas and Rylee, and Shirley Bowers.