Muscatine County, Iowa


Source for this article: "THE WILTON ADVOCATE", Wilton Junction, Iowa, Thursday, September 4, 1941, Front Page


The fourth annual reunion of the John and Peter Grunder descendants was held at the Louis Grunder grove northwest of Wilton Sunday, Aug. 31.

A picnic dinner was served at noon after which a business meeting was held and contests and a ball game were enjoyed. At the business meeting the old officers held over for the coming year and the following were appointed for the entertainment committee: Leo Grunder, George McCoy, Emily Wacker, Waldo Marolf of Davenport, and Betty Marolf of Tipton.

A ball game between the married and single men was played, the single men winning.

Present were: Mr. and Mrs. Walter Marolf and family of Davenport; Mr. and Mrs. Julius DeFauw and family Mr. and Mrs. Carl Rottman and family of Rock Island; Mrs. Anna Rottman, Frank Rottman, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Schneckloth and family, all of Cedar Rapids; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Marolf and family and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Wood of Tipton; Mr. and Mrs. George Marolf, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Marolf and Ronald, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. McCoy, George McCoy, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wacker and family; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Grunder and family; Louis Grunder and Althea; Mr. and Mrs. Leo Grunder; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Grunder and family; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Grunder and Gertrude; Miss Louise Bolly; Mrs. Art Laschansky; and Wilbur Stewart, all of Wilton.

Plans were made to have the reunion next year at Rochester Park.

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