Bowers family gathers

Published Sep 4, 2018 at 4:00pm

The 33rd Annual Reunion of the descendants of William C. and Frieda M. Sattler Bowers was held Saturday, Aug. 25, at Lee Town Park with 34 members and guests in attendance.

The most senior member of the family is Frieda Hickey, 93, of Bethany Gardens, and the youngest in attendance was Asher Markham, 1 1/2 year-old son of John and Stephanie Markham, of Utica. Traveling the furthest was Frieda “Fritzy” Fitch of Avon Park, Fla. The Horn family had the most members in attendance with 12.

The same slate of officers were re-elected: Ed Marsh, president; Frieda Fitch, vice president; Joan Wittman, secretary; George Hickey, historian; Karen Marsh and Patricia Hill, genealogists and archivists; and Kelly Runninger, entertainment and games/awards chairman.