Family Reunion (2008)
Contact: R. Lipprandt
Surnames: Bochanyin, Carr, Dolak, Firnstahl, Frahm, Hursh, Incavo, Kimpke, Mears, Moore, Pelzer, Pogatetz, Priest, Reitz, Rueden, Sterzinger, Stokes, White, Wisnewski, Wysocki
----Source: Tribune-Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) Volume 48, Number 34, August 6, 2008, page 18
Bochanyin Family Reunion, (Milan - July 19-26, 2008)
Descendants of John Bochanyin and Mary Dolak gathered for a week long family reunion a the Gala Resort in Fremont from July 19-26.
Four generations attended including Dorothy and Russell Rueden, Milan; Lee Bochanyin and Molly and friend Austin Hursh, Mosinee; Lee Bochanyin Jr. and friend Tash Sterzinger, Green Bay; Rae Ann Bochanyin, Syracuse, NY; Luanne Mears, Jennifer Carr and Destiny, Dede Stokes, Ellabell, GA; Laurie (Bochanyin) Moore, Willie Reitz, and Brendan Wisnewski, Athens; Lois Klimpke, Stephanie and Trevor, Milan; Larry Bochanyin, Milan; Aaron Firnstahl., Madison; Curtis Bocyanyin, Chicago, IL; Cliff and Joanne (Bochanyin) Priest, Elgin, IL; Brad Pogatetz and friend, Stacey Incavo, Elgin, IL; Donna White, Bartlett, IL; Jim and Michaele (Bochanyin) Pelzer, Dallas, OR; Ryan and Jessica Frahm and Gavin, Marshfield; and Doug and Reba Wysocki, Lincoln, NE.
Boating and tube riding were favorite activities along with outdoor cooking, recipes swapping, creating potluck casseroles and plain old visiting. Many enjoyed board games and washer tossing. Several took side trips up to the Dorchester area to visit the former family farm near Jerkwater and various cemeteries. A good time was had by all and another reunion is being planned for July 2010.
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