On Independence Day, 2005, the extended Fletcher family got together for a picnic at the home of Jan (my sister) and Bill Bearse. Featured in this photo is Betty Fletcher Albrecht (seated, third from left), sister of my Mom, Gladys. Posing with her are first-line nieces and nephews with their Fletcher parent (and Betty's sibling) noted in parentheses. Left to right, seated: Ward Fletcher (Royal); Sally Brake Neufeld (Gladys); Betty; Dale Fletcher Workman (Royal). Left to right, standing: Perry Brake (Gladys); Kay Fletcher Luhn (Darwin); Jan Brake Bearse (Gladys); Jack Brake (Gladys); Jim Fletcher (Dave); and Woody Fletcher (Deforrest). Betty will be 90 years old in August 2005!
My Fletcher relatives in the late-'40s. Left to right, seated: Betty Fletcher Novak; Myrtle Olney Fletcher (grandmother); Rufus Ward Fletcher (grandfather), Darwin Fletcher; Deforrest Fletcher. Standing: Joe Fletcher; Royal Fletcher; David Fletcher; Walter Fletcher; Lois Fletcher; Carol Fletcher; Gladys Fletcher Brake (my mother).
My great-grandmother, Rufus Wakefield Fletcher and great-grandmother, Ida Teall Fletcher.