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IT’S FAMILY REUNION TIME !!!
LABOR DAY, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 2007
LABOR DAY, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 2007
Lena & William DeWaal Descendants Reunion!
If William DeWaal was your Grandpa & Lena DeWaal was your Grandma,
We Want You!!!! All sons & daughters, aunts & uncles.. We Want You All to COME
PASS ON THE NEWS TO ALL YOUR FAMILY
It's the DeWaal Family Party Again
Monday, September 3rd (Labor Day 2007)
Where: The LDS Stake church park in Layton
2200 West Gentile Street
Geraldine reserved the park from 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Please come early to help set up.
Bring a swimming suit or something for your children
to get wet in the kiddy pool.
Volley Ball, Basketball, softball facilities so bring mitts & bats if you have them.
Pot luck Lunch at 1:00 PM
Bring a salad, casserole or dessert to share.
Paper plates, cups, eating utensils, roles, chips, & corn on the cob, salt & pepper will be provided.
Bring your own meat to barbecue.
Bring your own soda pop or drinks.
If you can't make it for lunch then come for dinner at 5:30 PM and we will have whatever is left to munch on or bring your own.
We will have bagged ice and extra coolers there to keep things cold for you for the potluck picnic.
I need to know if you are coming so please call me at
I-15 from the North
take exit 335 westbound (Syracuse/Antelope Island exit)
Go west to Main Street (Old "State Street"/US91/SR126),,
Turn left (south) onto Main Street,
Continue south (about 2 miles) to Gentile Street.
Turn right (west) onto Gentile Street (SR109) and go west to 2120 West.
I-15 from the South
take exit 332 (West bound)
Go west north west to Main Street (Old "State Street"/US91/SR126),
Go North on Main street to the first intersection/stop light-that is Gentile Street
Turn left (west) onto Gentile street (SR109) and go west to 2120 West
- and you are there!
Note: Gentile Street (SR109) is the major street connecting Layton and
Red Star is Layton 2nd Ward / Layton Stake Recreation Center & Park.
--- Your destination!
Map below Courtesy of MapQuest
Click map for different zooms or views
or for complete driving instruction from your location.
See you there!
Let's enjoy our family's love, companionship and fun forever! - Sylvia,Geraldine &Tom
Yes we are still a handsome ( yeah - sure !!! ) bunch on Jan 3, 2004
Our Very Own Family's - Very
1940 Dad and Mom engaged: In
the early spring of 1940, at the "Coconut Grove" Kenneth Woodbury Rodgers
met and fell in love with Lena Irene DeWaal. On September 4, 1940
they were married for "Time and All Eternity" in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.
From this union came 9 children, 38 grandchildren, and 42 great grandchildren
which they loved with all their hearts.
1983 LDS Mission Photo: In 1983, Ken & Irene filled a church mission among the Native American, Zuni Nation, in the Holbrook, Arizona Mission. A gracious and kindly Tribe, Nation and People who they also loved with all their hearts.
weeks before his decision to rejoin Mom, Dad is here being visited by Clay
Chritiansen, Tabernacle Organist with his wife Diane, and Daughter Corolee,
Son-in-Law Dan Thaxton with their children Marylee and Sarah. With us and
Betty at Dad's side, Dad was pleased to be recognized as his life's technical
skills and compassion for family passed to own children was now coming
to benefit Clay, Diane, Clay's Daughter, Son in Law and their children.
Clay, in further gratitude for my
Father's contribution to his family's benefit, played the Organ at Dad's
funeral with hymns Dad had requested be played. In honoring Dad, Clay made
a humble ward organ sing as if it were the grand Tabernacle organ he plays
continuously for the whole world to hear. Two honorable men honored each
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Jeffrey's Mission Homecoming Sunday Dec 28 2003
Julie's Wedding Reception Friday Evening Jan 2 2004
Dad's Viewing and Funeral (Fri &) Saturday, Jan (2 &) 3 2004
LouJane's Father's Obituary, Viewing and Funeral 1/19/04
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