On Sunday, September 25, 1966, Dale wrote, “At Mother’s in Osceola. Gardner, Williams, and Machlan reunion in the afternoon at the library basement. 52 people there. Flew back to Minneapolis on Braniff from 8:45 to 9:33 PM. Smooth ride.” Above: Gene Yates’ sister Louise Yates Wilson, Elsie Gardner’s daughter Dorotha Matheny Kerr, Gilham Gardner’s daughter Leona Gardner Van Sant, Helen’s sister Lela Schaffer Yates, and Dale’s mother Jettie at the reunion.