Crile family hosts reunion
The 96th Crile reunion met Sunday, July 28, 2013 at the Brighton Community Center. A cooperative meal was served at 12:30 p.m. with 28 people attending.
After dinner, an informal meeting was held and introductions were made by each family and some stories of past reunions were shared. Alisha Herd has complied a brief history of the family of John Philip Crile and Gottliebie Kull, and copies are available.
The 97th reunion will be held on Sunday, July 27, 2014, at the Brighton Community Center in Brighton. The 2014 committee is Kathleen Anderson and Carl and Florence Graber. A collection was taken to cover expenses.
The following people attended the reunion: Pat Jacobson and her niece Bess Jacobson from Kodiak, Alaska; Tonnie and Jeana Crile; Ken and Connie Bauer; Marvin and Phyllis Crile of Washington; Dan and Carol Vorhies of Montcello; Dan and Mary Sieren of Harper; Carl and Florence Graber, Dan and Sonja Graber of Lockridge; Bob Anderson, Roy Anderson, Jerry and Phyllis Herd, Alisha Herd, Elaine Anderson and Kathleen Anderson of Germanville; LaVon Hostelter, Lois Brokken, Wilma Lewis Whitham, Wayne and Loretta Diers of Fairfield.