A reunion of the BECK sisters, who formerly resided at LeMars, was held at the Rock Rapids state park.  Of the nine sisters seven were present with their families.  A bounteous dinner was served at noon.   After an afternoon spent in visiting the guests departed for their homes.  The occasion was also the nineteenth wedding anniversary of the youngest sister, Mrs. Theo. Wiebersch.

Those present were:  Mr. and Mrs. Fred Middaugh, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Middaugh and family, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Paleschak and son, of Worthington, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Strub, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Thill and family, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Forette and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Will Stroub, Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Wuenth and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Jake Hueive and family, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Mergen and family, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Thill and family, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Thill, all of Dell Rapids, S.D.; Mr. and Mrs. Peter Krus and family, Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Justman, of LeMars; Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Wiebersch, of Remsen; Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Sitzmann and family, of Hinton; Mrs. Norris Westwick and Arlis, of Mason City, Iowa; and Helen Krans, of Sioux City.

Source: LeMars Sentinel dated 22 Jun 1937