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The 150th Annual Bockbrader Family Reunion will be held Aug. 23 at 10 a.m. at the Frederick and Mary Bockbrader homestead, established in 1848 at 1571 SR 105 in Pemberville.

Descendants of Frederick and Mary and their children, Mary (Bockbrader) Baker, C. Eliza (Bockbrader) Meyer, Florentina Maria Katherina (Bockbrader) Sherman and H. Frederick, J. Henry, John Henry and William Bockbrader are invited to attend.


Those attending should plan to eat at noon. There will also be a tour of the homestead, which was restored by current owner Marlyn Bockbrader, and the log cabin, a replica of Frederick and Mary’s first dwelling. Family history denotes that the first builder of the present brick home was killed by a horse while constructing the home.

There will also be kids’ activities, volleyball, fishing, card games, door prizes, historic cars and tractors on display.

Hosts for the event are Marlyn and Judy Bockbrader of Wylie, Tex., and Marblehead, O. For more information about the reunion, call 419-798-6709 or 419-287-4127.

Waite reunion

Waite High School class of 1988 will hold a 20-year reunion Oct. 17 at the Crown Plaza Hotel in downtown Toledo (formerly the Wyndham).

Alumni will enjoy cocktails at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. Hotel reservations may be made now. Contact Vicki (Hahn) Sedlak at 419-346-4081 for more information. Organizers are looking for the names of many alumni. E-mail if you have any details.





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