The 40th annual Henkle reunion was held Sunday, Aug. 5 at the Exline Community Center in Exline with 27 present.
A carry in dinner was enjoyed at the noon hour. The prayer was given by George Larry Freeborn.
Those present were Berta Lee Eddy of Exline; Elvin Thomasson, Kenneth and Sharon Henderson, Larry and Ingrid Freeborn and Mildred Torrey, all of Centerville; Vickey Lawson of Bloomfield; Chris, Stacey, Maverick and Natalia Bown and Charley, Caessie, Abigayle and Austin Henderson, all of Seymour; Denny and Earlene Whisler of Mexico, Mo.; Sharlene Taylor of Kirksville, Mo.; William and Leila Henkle of Montezuma; Hannah DeJong of New Sharon; Heidi Thompson of Grinnell; Robin Mann of Malcom; Janice Seddon of Blue Grass; and Kenny and Judith Stills of New Virginia.
Since the last reunion there were three births, Jayzen Kaine Novitske, Owen Henderson and Tait William Henkle; two deaths, Cathie Eddy of Moulton and Brent Vinger of Davenport; and one marriage, Kimberly Fremont and Chad Kane at Ankeny.
A business meeting was held by President Stacey Brown. William and Leila Henkle took care of the hall rent. Officers for 2013 are Stacey Brown, president, and Judith Stills, secretary.
The reunion for the year 2013 will be held the first Sunday of August at the Exline Community Center in Exline.