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Crawfordsville News

By BILLIE JO ROSE, Crawfordsville correspondent | Jun 26, 2013

The descendants of Clarence and Nina Lowe held a family reunion in the Fellowship Hall at the United Church of Crawfordsville on Sunday, June 9, with the Fletcher family as hosts.

Those in attendance were: Marie Lowe of Wayland; Phyllis Eisele of Washington; Mary Fabian of Coralville; Don Lowe of Wayland; Larry and Donna Fletcher of Crawfordsville; Pam and Steve Green and Fletcher of Washington; Kathy and Mick Garris of Winfield; Robin Fletcher of Ames; Linsey and Kaleb Zimmerman, Henry and John of Cedar Falls; Cleo McCoy of Washington; Lorna Wind of North Liberty; Robyn and Bob Lamb of Mt. Carroll, Ill.; Terry and Joyce Miller of Denver; Wayne and Debbie Lowe of Columbus Junction; and Renee Lowe of Cheyenne, Wyo.

Wayne and Debbie Lowe will be next year’s hosts.

Eleven members of the Wednesday Study Club went on a tour of Washington County barn quilts on Wednesday, June 19.

Members met at Hy-Vee in Washington, and from there three cars were driven on the tour. The lead car had tour director Mary Chmelar from Washington, who was a representative of the Barn Quilts of Washington County organization. She had distributed information about the barn quilts to each vehicle, so it was unnecessary to get out of a car to view the quilt blocks and learn the story about each one.

The tour led west out of Washington on old Highway 92 to Tallyrand, which was on the Nature Loop of barn quilts.

The ladies at lunch at Tallyrand Café, then went north to join new Highway 92 back to Washington, which was on the Agriculture Loop of barn quilts.

Members agreed that the tour was most enjoyable and that the meal at Tallyrand was delicious.

It was an excellent “last meeting of the year” to enjoy. Meda Fulton was in charge of arrangements.

On Friday, June 28, the Collier Family will be hosting a “Going Away Party” or “Going Home Party” for Stefanie Aerni, their foreign exchange student from Switzerland, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the church Fellowship Hall. Everyone is welcome.

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