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Eiland family’s 72nd reunion here Sunday

Members of the Thomas J. Eiland family will celebrate their 72nd annual reunion on Sunday, Sept. 5, at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Rockdale, spokesperson Joy Kenjura said.

The meal will be served at noon and everyone is asked to bring a picnic lunch. Tea and paper goods will be furnished.

“Every family member is encouraged to attend and bring another family member who has not attended lately,” Kenjura said. For more information, call, 979- 836-2698.

Ford family reunion set Sunday in Milano

Friends and families of Charlie Franklin Ford and John Wesley Ford are planning to meet for a family reunion Sunday, Sept. 5 at the Milano Community Center. The reunion will begin around 10:30 a.m. and will continue until mid-afternoon, according to Mary Jane Boyd, publicist.

Attendees should bring a covered dish and lunch will be served at noon. Drawings will be held for door prizes. “Bring your family pictures and any games that might be enjoyed,” Boyd said.

44th Noack reunion set Oct. 3 at Warda

The 44th annual reunion of the descendents of Johann Noack, Jakob Noack and Maria Noack Schulze will be held Sunday, Oct. 3 at the Holy Cross Lutheran Church picnic grounds at Warda.

Coffee and cake will be served at 10:30 a.m., according to Evelyn Kasper, secretary. “Attendees should bring as many family members as possible, covered dishes to share at lunch, photos and memories,” she said.

Bread, tea, coffee, cups, plates and utensils will be provided.

Milano Exes’ reunion, homecoming Oct. 23

MILANO—The annual Milano Ex-Students Association reunion will be held on Saturday, Oct. 23 at the MHS cafetorium. Doors will open at 10 a.m. and the noon barbecue meal will be catered by The Crossing, at $10 per plate.

Due to scheduling conflicts, the homecoming football game will be held Friday, Sept. 10.

The Association is again taking donations for a silent auction. Items can be brought the morning of the reunion. Proceeds go for mailing costs and scholarships. Items are also needed for a live auction.

Applications are being accepted for the Association’s fall mini scholarships. All MHS graduates who have at least one year (two semesters) of schooling and are enrolled for this fall are eligible. Call Carolyn Hafley, Association secretary, at 512-454-2473 or e-mail and she will mail, e-mail or fax an application.

“This year we are proud to have Ann Hashem Kraft attend the reunion, not only as an exstudent (Class of ‘88) but as a published author. A nn has written The Opera Ghost Lives,” Hafley said.

Flyers for the reunion were mailed this week.

MHS Class of 1957 to meet October 23

MILANO—The Milano High School Class of 1957 will hold a reunion Saturday, Oct. 23 in conjunction w ith the Milano Ex-Students Association annual homecoming, according to Robert O’Neal of Mason, class member.

The class reunion will be held at 2 p.m. in the new high school library following the Milano Ex- Students Association meeting.

“We want to invite all class members and members of other classes to join us,” O’Neal said. For more information, call O’Neal at 325-347-5401.

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