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House family gathers at Lakeside Park

On Sunday, August 9, 2015, descendants of the 12 children from the union of Jacob & Augusta (Petzrick) House met at Lakeside Park in Menomonie, WI.

Shirley (Burk) Edgeberg opened our gathering by leading us in singing the table grace. Though our numbers were again smaller this year, it was a great get together and a beautiful day. Those attending were: Hazel (House) Jeska Robinson (age 100!) of Minnetonka, MN, and her daughter Susan Hodgeson of Minnetonka, MN; Colin & Judy Hempel of Greenwood, IN; Don & Lynn McIlquham of Bloomer; Arlene Eiseth of Menomonie; Elaine Grutt of Boyceville; Hannah Rubusch of Boyceville; Jean Davis of Menomonie; John Lowman (first time attendee!) of Racine; Archie and Betty Lowman of Madison; Ray Phillips of Elmwood; Thor and Shirley Edgeberg of Menomonie; Sharalyn Edgeberg of Oakdale, MN; Ed & Irene Johnson of Colfax; Lisa & John McCann and sons Jack and Tom of Woodbury, MN; Sara Olmanson and daughters Emma and Olivia of St. Paul, MN; Jeff House of Farmington, MN; Bradley House of St. Paul, MN; Karen & Paul Brown of Kenosha; Greg & Heidi Wold and son Cadin of Boyceville; and Dan & Sharon Wold of Menomonie.

Next year’s reunion will be held at Lakeside Park in Menomonie on Sunday, August 14, 2016.