Descendants of Early Settler In County

Members of the Edinger family held their annual reunion in the LeMars
Municipal Park, Sunday. The Edingers were pioneers in Plymouth County,
settling here in the early eighties.

Mrs. Robert McCurdy of Sioux Falls, S.D., and Mrs. E.W. Bauvia, of
Vermillion, S.D., were present. They are the two surviving members of the
older generation of the Edinger family.

Among the descendants of the older group were; Robert McCurdy, the Williams
and Reed families, Sioux Falls, S.D.; T. V. Petersen, Paul Petersen, George
Clarke, R. L. Towns families, E.W. Bouvia, H.C. Bouvia and Mrs. Floyd
Crandall, Sioux City; W.H. Williams and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Petersen,
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Bowers, Allen Bowers, Kingsley; Jesse Edwards and
family, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Bowers, LeMars; Richard Bowers and family,
Anthon, Iowa; Mrs. Carl Sullivan and children, Okaton, S.D.

Forty-nine family members and nine guests were seated at a picnic dinner.

Among the features of the reunion were group singing, solos and readings.

Mrs. B. Bouvia is secretary of the association.

Source: LeMars Sentinel, July 7, 1939