Descendants of the Joseph and Johann Mauler families gathered for their biannual family reunion on Aug. 28, at the Great Bend Senior Center, with Gerald and Lois Mauler and families as hosts.
Everyone enjoyed a pot luck dinner at 12:30 p.m., while the afternoon was spent playing games, taking pictures and visiting. Helen Stos won the prize for the oldest being 87 years old; Charles and LaJune Gustin won the prize for the longest married couple of 57 years; the ones traveling the farthest were Kenneth and Patty Mauler from Shawnee; Jamie Stos won the prize for being the youngest of 18 months.
Those attending were John and Shirley Koochel, Michael, Lindsay, Katherine, and Jacob Mazouch, Gene and Mary Ann Mazouch, Teddi and Paul Maneth, Kay Maneth, Daniel Guesnier, Shanna Karlin, Dennis and Susan Mazouch, Aubryauna Delgadillo, James, Debbie, Jacob, Jessica, and Justin Kulhman, Lenora, Hutton, Jeff, Sally, Hannah and Payton Mauler, Stephen, Teresa, Josephine, and Meredith Mazouch, Greg Mazouch, Jessica Fisher, Kevin Mauler, Pollie and Madison Unruh, Chris and Julie Mazouch, Ed and Sharon Mauler, Matthew Mazouch, and Gerald and Lois Mauler, all of Great Bend; Helen Stos, Dale, Billie, Ray, and Katie Kulhman, Eugene and Mary Jo Maneth, Gary, Lisa, Kristin and Kenton Wondra, Vernon J. Skolaut, Eugene F. Skolaut, all of Olmitz; Heather and Jamie Stos, of Hoisington; Charles and Karolyn Schaffer, of LaCrosse; Debra Stos, Saunders, of Otis; Darrel and Judith Regier, of Hutchinson; Kenneth and Patty Mauler, of Shawnee; Charles and LaJune Gustin, of Galatia; Al and Marcy Mauler, of Lawrence; Father Charles Mazouch, of Ellinwood; Margaret and C.J. Ochs, Dave and Barbara Delker, Wichita; Larry and Karel Maneth, Salina; and Kenidi Hendricks, of Lindsborg.
The next reunion will be held the last Sunday in August, 2013, with Paul and Teddi Maneth, Larry and Karel Maneth and Ed and Sharon Mauler as hosts.