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Sereno family holds 26th annual reunion

Nearly 70 people attended event at Centennial Park

Published: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 2:01 p.m. CDT

The 26th annual Sereno family was held July 14, 2013 at the Mazon Centennial Park with 64 family members and five guests present for the potluck dinner. A dinner prayer was given by Boyd Johnson, son of Dorothy Johnson, grandson of the late Blanche Sereno.

Oldest member present was Dorothy Johnson, daughter of the late Blanche Sereno. Youngest members present were 2-year-old Makayla Matzen, daughter of Dan Matzen, son of Shirley Matzen, great-granddaughter of the late Blanche Sereno, and Bentley Immormine, son of John Sereno, grandson of Tom Sereno and great-grandson of the late Blanche Sereno. Traveling the farthest was Boyd Johnson of Dickinson, Texas.

Bingo was played and prizes awarded with coverall donated by Al Homerding. Winner was Tom Sereno. Other events included playing ball and a bean bag toss.

Families attended from Aurora, Dwight, Gardner, Hopewell, Mazon, Morris, and Streator, Indianapolis, Ind., Crosstimber, Mo., and Dickinson, Texas.

Plans were made for a reunion again in 2014.

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