A reunion was held for the families of Cleo and May Veatch at the home of Gwen and Jerry Stanford in Woodlawn on June 29.
The members shared with each other many memories and stories from the past concerning family history. A delicious meal was catered by Borowiaks of Mt. Vernon and was enjoyed by all. Plans were made to have another reunion in 2015, at the same home.
Those attending were Gwen Stanford of Woodlawn; Bob and Ann Veatch of Harpers Ferry, W.V.; Bill Veatch of Columbia, Mo.; Douglas Totten of Woodlawn; Tony Stein of Carmi; Jennie Lynn and Ralph Totten of Woodlawn; Annamay and Keito McArthy Enfield; Leonard and Carolyn Land of Edwardsville; Doug and Becky Anderson of Moro; Ev Totten of Arlington, Va.; Mary Anne and Jerry Downen of Freeburg; Dirk, Angie, Libby and Jake Downen of Freeburg; Tanner Ross of Freeburg; Jeff Land of Alton; Kevin and Barbara McArthy; Rhett and Pierce Wehlerman of St. Louis; Rachel and Taylor, Peyton, Parker O’Brian; Matthew and Holly and Reid STein of Carmi; Ben and Amandy and Lyla Land of Bethalto; and Rick Stein of Carmi.