Butler family reunion - 1949
The Butler family held Its annual reunion at Nelson Park, Decatur Sunday, May 22. All the nine children were present namely: Mr .and Mrs. Herbert Butler of Winfield, Iowa, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Schmidt and son, Harold of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, Mr. and Mrs. Walker Butler of Steelman Valley, 111., Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Butler of Rochelle, 111., Mr. and Mrs. Ora Young and family of Watson, 111., Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Young and family of Fairfield, 111., Mr. and Mrs. Perry Butler of Wayne City, 111., Mr. and Mrs. Vern Whalen of Bluford, 111., Mr. and Mrs. Barney Vance of Bluford, 111. • A bountiful dinner was served to ."50 relatives. The reunion was held at this date in order that Sgt. and Mrs. Noel Whalen mi^ht attend. Sgt. Whalen and wife will leave soon for Texas where he will be stationed.