The children of Leon and Edna Backen Kesl gathered for a reunion on Sunday, Jan. 11 at the Tama Civic Center. Leon Kesl passed away Feb. 23, 1992, Edna passed away on Feb. 19, 2002.
New to the family this year was Maggie Marie Kesl, who was born and passed away on November 13, 2008. Maggie was the daughter of Steve & Lorie Kesl, and granddaughter of Robert Kesl, Sr.
The family will gather again for their summer reunion on the first Sunday of August at Otter Creek State Park.