The Witte family held its annual reunion May 26 at Twin Bridges State Park, attracting more than 100 people from as far away as New York, Alabama and Texas. Games were played, food was shared and prizes given out.
Participants from Miami were: Fred and Mavis Barnett, Brian Barnett, Dakota, Jakob and Kaleb Barnett; Imogene Neely; Curtis and Debby McBrien; Roberta Cole; Ray, Shelly and Frankie Delcour; Binky Covington; Betty and Robie Robertson; Ed Witte; Lisa Jordan; Bud and Sheila Witte; Phillip and Mindy McBrien; Robin and Mark Witte and Mark Jr.; Amelia Witte; Cathy West and son Brandon; Geri Wyrick; Neil, Lacinda, Kailey and Zoey Brewster
Participants from other Oklahoma towns were: Frank and Rosena Douthit, Fairland; Barbara and Pete Rico, Tulsa; Andrew, Regina, Payton and Kennedy Hanson, Welch; Eric and Melissa Smith, Welch; Levi and Alexis Smith, Stigler; Luke Elliott and Mary and Cole Cawlfield, Fairland; Vivian Elliott, Fairland; Billy and Brenda Taffner, Wyandotte; Cory and Morgan Taffner, Wyandotte; Ashley Taffner and Jonny Bass, Wyandotte; Greg and Kay Witte, Welch; Lynne Jones, Norman; Jerry Lodwick, Hannah Witte and Kenny Lodwick, Fairland; Amos and Janis Witte, Grove; Jim and Virginia Mahurin, Fairland; Brent, Leanna and Brylan Matthews, Tulsa; Sonny, Sherri and Dusty Underwood, Big Cabin; Greg and Diane Fick, Chandler.
Participants from Missouri were: Melinda, Tessa, Sophie, and Paige Johnson, Waynesville; Christina and Jason, Webb City; Caleb, Nicole and Ava Bayless, Carthage; Patricia White Taffner, Golden; Frances Wiese, Rogersville; Amy Witte and Joe Bethel, Ryan and Clay Langford, Donyella, Keaton, and Hayden Thomas, Pineville.
Other states represented were: from Texas, Thomas Witte, Gainesville, Chris Purser and son, Kyler, Amarillo; from Alabama, James, Amy, Jessica and Eric Mahurin, Cottondale, Matthew Dickinson and Emily Mahurin, Cottondale; from New York, Pamela Coons, Rochester, Ruby Ange, Rochester, Teresa Flannery Schulz, Canandaigua; from Kansas, Chance and Brittany Jordan, Pittsburg,