A reunion of the Mattas family was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Marienau on Sunday, August 23. The guest list included:
Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Funk, Donna and Patricia, of Van Nuys, Calif.; Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Dibble and Roger, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Thorp, Darrell and Diana, Mr. and Mrs. John Faust, Mrs. B. Buryanek, Mary, Marlis, and Frank. Mr. and Mrs. Harley Caskey and Joe, and Mrs. Clifford Faust, David and Larry, Miss Kathleen McGonigle, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Faust, Helen and Sharon and Tom Buryanek, all of Westfield; and
Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Feauts, of Hawarden; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Phillips and Jimmy, Mr. and Mrs. Ambrose Feauts and Kenneth, all of Akron; Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Vanderloo and Lance, of Ackley, Ia.; Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Wetrosky, John, Betty and Tommy of Hinton; Mr. and Mrs. Jack Mockler, Vicki Lynn and Patricia Lucille, of Kingsley; Mr. and Mrs. Don Diediker of Ponca, Neb.; Mr. and Mrs. Eddie H. Honson, of LeMars; and
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Mattas, Lanny Lee and Beverly, Ed Mattas, Mr. and Mrs. Merton Jessen, Barry, Vicki and Lee Ann, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Baker, Mr. and Mrs. Les Mattas, Melva Jean and Jeanette and Eleanor Jensen, Mrs. Gaylon Tevis, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Mattas, and Billy, Bill Mattas, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Marienau, Frank and Eddie, all of Merrill.
The afternoon was spent in games and music, following the delicious picnic dinner.
Source: LeMars Globe-Post, August 31, 1953
Mattas – Buryanek Reunion
The Mattas-Buryanek reunion was held at the New Deal Park in LeMars, Sunday, August 26, with 77 members present. A picnic diner was served.
Present for the reunion were:
Mr. and Mrs. Leo Faust, Helen and Sharon, Mr. and Mrs. Harley Caskey and Joey, Mrs. Helen Shaw, Bob, Susan, Cindy, and Mike, all of Westfield; and,
Source: LeMars Globe-Post, September 6, 1956