A total of 22 family members and one guest gathered for a “Little Luau on the Prairie” Aug. 2 at 81st Finkle Family Reunion in Galva.


A total of 22 family members and one guest gathered for a “Little Luau on the Prairie” Aug. 2 at 81st Finkle Family Reunion in Galva.

Winners of the hula hoop contest were P.J. Morse and Kathy Nelzen.

Newest Finkles are Lakyn “Beach Baby” Allenbach, daughter of Josh and Kyla Allenbach; and Geneva Mae Smith, great-niece of Gene Beck. Family tree leaves lost this past year were Wiley Albright, Nadine Wood and Maurine Morse.

Officers elected for 2009 were Bob Babcock, president; Gayle Hallgarth, vice president; and Tony and Kathy Nelzen, secretary/treasurer.