Family reunion is July 3 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church Descendents of Lewis and Johanna Erikson-Bakken Peterson will hold their second reunion at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 29432 U.S. Highway 81, Irene, near Midway, on Saturday, July 3 at noon.
The noon meal will be catered by Ma & Pa's of Gayville, compliments of Lloyd and Helen Sorensen, who are donating this year's meal in memory of their parents, Lloyd M. Sr. and Josephine Peterson Sorensen. At this printing, 85 people have pre-registered.
There will be a display table at the reunion. If you would like to share historical and present-day family pictures/documents, or anything pertaining to the Peterson-Iverson family, please bring them along.
Also, David Carter, the current owner of the old Bethlehem Church building (located eight miles north of Redeemer), will be giving tours around 3 p.m. Please bring your cameras. We are planning to have a hymn sing at the old family church.
The family is planning to have a reception mixer on Friday, July 2 at 6 p.m. at Toby's Lounge, Meckling. We plan to have a sing-a-long in the back half of the dining room, which will be reserved. Friends of the family are welcome to attend.
The year's reunion committee is Adeline Street, Emma Drissen, Karen Hanson, Lloyd Sorensen and Ray Hanson Jr.