Sunday, July 29, 2012

Dan and Marti Reece Memorial in Cove

A memorial service was held this summer for my great aunt and uncle Marti and Dan Reece. Above a bunch of my extended family on my Mom's side.  It was a beautiful location at Melissa's house in Cove and it was fun to hear stories of Marti and Dan's lives from so many people who knew and loved them.

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Celebrating Five Years!

We celebrated our fifth wedding anniversary on July 21st with a dinner out all to ourselves!  We finally got to redeem the gift card to a swanky joint in Lake Oswego that someone had given Casey late last year.  It was a really fun treat!  (And we owe BIG thanks to Auntie Sally Hess for babysitting for us!)  Here's to the next five years!

Friday, July 20, 2012

Lackaff Family Potluck

The Lackaffs still know how to party!  Or so it seemed at the family potluck we held while Mom and Dad were visiting.  Above, Barbara, Vivi and Fred, Annie and Dad, and Aunt Patty enjoy the company.  Below, two Frank Lackaffs in one picture (!) along with Pete, Daisy and Roger.

 Grammie Daisy shows Felix off to his Great Uncle Peter.  Casey, Gretel and Bea enjoy a conversation in the garden.

Sally and Roger lament our beer choices.... while Mom and Vivi model in the garden.

 Gretel and her Great Aunt Annie.
 Uncle Pete.
 My cousins Paul and Dave, and Tanya about 5 months pregnant!
 Aunt Bea enjoying Felix.
 Nursing Felix with Tommy, Fred and Vivi.
Casey shaking the giggles out of Gretel!
The "outlaws"!  L-R Tanya, Barbara, Vivi, Roger, Bea, Daisy, Patty and Casey

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Great Big Kindseth/Deck/Hess Anniversary Celebration!

 2012 marks some milestone anniversaries in our family.  Among those are: 
    Jim and Norma Kindseth - 60 years of marriage
    Larry and Liz Deck  - 40 years of marriage
    Sally and Brian Hess - 10 years of marriage
    Casey and Liesl Deck - 5 years of marriage

We celebrated under a tent in our backyard with ribs on the BBQ (thanks Larry and Jim - notice the smoke in the air above the table!) and lots of good food and company.  What a wonderful way to honor the 115 years of love and commitment!

Jim and Norma hang out with their great-grandchildren.

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Felix Meets Jim and Norma

 Felix got to meet his great grandparents Jim and Norma for the first time in July.  I think he likes them!