PRINCETON — The Guither, Mink and Yerk families gathered at Zearing Park Shelter Aug. 10 for a family gathering.
Those in attendance traveled from Bradford, Elk Grove Village, Hudson, Marsellies, Mendota, Princeton, Normal, Rockford, Springfield, Walnut, Woodstock, Vancouver, British Columbia and Hudson, Quebec.
Those who gathered honored the memory of Larry Dean Yerk who died June 9, 1976. He was the son of the late Cliff and Velma, brother to Lowell, Nancy and Pat, husband to Mary, father to Dean and Danielle and uncle to Bryan, Scott, Rod and Cindy. Larry would have turn 69 on Aug. 10.
Bryan Jeffrey Mink celebrated his 50th birthday. He is the father of Stephanie and Josh. Everyone enjoyed a cake made by Cindy Ehnle. Bobby L. Mink will celebrate his 80th birthday Oct. 27.
Newlyweds were Nick and Debby Ciconte. Newly engaged were Andy Yerk and Laura Houston.