There were 49 family members and four guests in attendance at the annual Norden-Ioder reunion July 12 at the country home of Bill, Karla, Janelle and Jay Norden. Families arrived with full picnic baskets and a 12:30 p.m. lunch was enjoyed. Charlie Conner and his boys, Jake and Brook, served grilled, shredded pork.
At 3 p.m., invited relatives and friends arrived to help celebrate the 50th wedding anniversary of Bob and Alice Semlow of Seattle, Wash. A wedding cake with the original bride and groom topper was served.
July birthdays and 2014 graduates were also honored with a decorated cake.
Relatives and guest were present from Seattle, Wash., Houston, Texas, Milwaukee, Wis., Blue Grass, Iowa, Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Oak Park, Hinsdale, Chicago, Dixon, DeKalb, St. Charles, Elburn, Princeton, Van Orin, Ohio and Walnut.