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73 attend Higgins-Heller reunion at lake

Four generations of the descendants of Daniel and Sara (Heller) Higgins were represented by 73 attendees at the 82nd annual reunion of the Heller-Higgins family July 22 at the Marion County Lake Hall.

The family had a pot luck dinner and an afternoon of visiting.

President Jack Higgins conducted a short business meeting. Brad Dody will be president for 2013.

Updates from those unable to attend were read.

Remarkable with her attendance again this year was Hazel Selvy, 96, of Colorado Springs, Colo.

The 83rd reunion will be July 28, 2013.

Others attending included:

From out of state: Dean Selvy and Laura Loyd, Claremore, Okla.; Gary and Betty Divel and Marcy and Elise Tourville, Colorado Springs, Colo.; Randy and Rachel Collett, Jefferson City, Mo.; Zach Collett, Kansas City, Mo.; and Aaron, Christy, McKenzie, Bryce and Trevor Divel, San Antonio, Texas.

From Kansas: Rick and Collette Erickson and Kate, Clint, and Laney Thornton, Chapman; Tracy Higgins, El Dorado; Tom and Diane Higgins and Beverly and Dale Curry, Emporia; Marge Talbott, Halstead; Jack and Patty Higgins, Virginia Higgins, and Karen Higgins Smith, Hutchinson; Dan and Jan Higgins, Leawood; Norm Bowers and Vin and Grady Parazin, Olathe; Jim and Lenore Thompson, Osage City; Pat Talbott, Overland Park; Kenneth and Anita Sly and Colleen Sly and Andrea, Salina; Gene and Marsha Donaldson, Spring Hill; and Briant Lewis, Brad Talbott, Gail, Sandra and Kristi Dody, and Brad, Elizabeth, Katie, and Kara Dody, Wichita.

From Marion County: Brea Sly and Brian, Wesley, Sissy, and Sawyer Castleberry, Burns; Ralph and Charlene Janzen and Ray and Anne Janzen, Hillsboro; and Shirley Bowers; Howard and Beth Collett; Keith, Anne, Hank and Lucy Collett; Charles Stinchcomb; Vernon and Arlene Bowers; and Kelli and Josh Housman, Marion.

Last modified Aug. 2, 2012