H.F. Schindler Family

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THE H.F. SCHINDLER FAMILY

REUNION MINUTES

1907s Minutes

1970

 

Apr. 22: Millions of Americans participate in demonstrations marking the first Earth Day.

 

May 4: Four students are killed at Kent State University during an Anti-Vietnam War protest.

 

World Series: Baltimore Orioles

 

Best Picture: Patton

July 24, 1970

 

The 42nd annual reunion of the H. F. Schindler family was held on Sunday, July 24, 1970, at the Clair United Methodist Fellowship Hall.

 

Following a basket dinner the president, Meredith Kapp called the business meeting to order and

welcomed all members, guests, and ministers.

 

Dee Louis Sander sang the traditional reunion hymn, "Saved by Grace", with Rev. Lester Sander accompanying.

 

The minutes were read and approved. The treasurer reported $6.90 in the treasury. 57 members answered the roll call which now numbers 187 members.

 

Recognition was given to the new members of the past year. They are as follows:

 

Kim Lynnette Sander David Lance Grauberger

Denise Lynn Kapp Derek Eugene Sander

Karl Wayne Schindler Daniel Angelelo

Keyna Karesse Corn Glenda Sander

John Murawski

 

The nominating committee presented the following officers for the coming year:

 

President Roger Ford

Vice-President Hilton Sander

Secretary David Schindler

Treasurer Mrs. John Murawski

 

Special recognition was made to our servicemen, A. J. Dewey.

 

All joined the family circle and sant "Blest Be The Tie That Binds", the benediction then followed.

 

Secretary,

Hilton Sander

1971

 

Jan. 25: Charles Manson and three of his cult followers found guilty of first-degree murder in 1969.

 

June 20: 26th Amendment, lowering voting age to 18, is ratified.

 

World Series: Pittsburgh Pirates

 

Best Picture: The French Connection

July 25, 1971

 

The 43rd annual reunion of the H. F. Schindler family was held on Sunday, July 25, 1971, at the Clair United Methodist Fellowship Hall.

 

Following a basket dinner the president, Roger Ford, called the business meeting to order and welcomed all members, guests, and ministers.

 

Dee Lois and Debbie Sander sang the traditional hymn "Saved by Grace", accompanying was Rev. Lester Sander.

 

A memorial for Paula Schneider was given by Kenneth Schindler.

 

Two men were recognized for being in the service. They were, A. J. Dewey and Chuck McDonnell.

 

Also recognized were four new members:

 

Charles McDonnell

Pat Kapp

Marie Ammon

Denise Ammon

 

The minutes were read and approved. The roll call was answered by 63 people with 190 on the roll. The treasurer reported there was $6.01 in the treasure.

 

The nominating committee presented the following officers for the coming year:

 

President Hilton Sander

Vice-President David Schindler

Secretary Marva Murawski

Treasurer Sharon Blower

 

All joined the family circle and sang "Blest Be the Tie That Binds", the benediction then followed.

 

Secretary,

David Schindler

1972

 

Feb. 21: Pres. Nixon arrives in Beijing for an 8-day visit to China.

 

June 17: 3 men arrested for breaking into offices of the Democratic National Committee in the Watergate office complex in Washington, DC.

 

Nov. 14: The Dow Jones industrial average closes above 1,000 for the first time.

 

World Series: Oakland A's

 

Best Picture: The Godfather

July 22, 1972

 

The 44th annual reunion of the H. F. Schindler family was held on Sunday, July 23, 1972 at the Clair United Methodist Fellowship Hall.

 

Following a basket dinner the vice-president, David Schindler, called the business meeting to order and welcomed all members and guests.

 

Sharon Blower led the group in singing the traditional hymn, "Saved By Grace."

 

Kenneth Schindler presented a memorial for Charles Schindler, Debra Wood, and Emma Schindler.

 

A. J. Dewey was recognized for being in the service. Also recognized were eight new members:

 

Chad Kapp

Matthew Murawski

Diane Schindler

Lisa Schneider

David Miller

John North

Susan Schindler

Scott Armstrong

 

The minutes were read and approved. The roll call was answered by 74 members out of 197 on the roll. The treasurer reported there was $8.97 in the treasure.

 

The nominating committee presented the following officers for the coming year:

 

President David Schindler

Vice-President Marva Murawski

Secretary Sharon Blower

Treasurer Bruce Schindler

 

All joined the family circle and sang "Blest Be the Tie That Binds," the benediction then followed.

 

Marva Murawski

Secretary

1973

 

Jan. 22: In Roe v. Wade, Supreme Court rules 7-2 that states may not ban abortions during first 3 months of pregnancy and may regulate, but may not ban, abortions during the 2nd trimester.

 

Jan. 27: Four-party Vietnam peace pacts are signed in Paris. End of U.S. military draft announced.

 

Oct. 10: Vice Pres. Spiro T. Agnew resigns. Gerald R. Ford becomes first appointed vice president two days later.

 

World Series: Oakland A's

 

Best Picture: The Sting

July 22, 1973

 

The 45th annual reunion of the H. F. Schindler family was held on Sunday, July 22, 1973 at the Clair United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.

 

Following a basket dinner, the President, Daivd Schindler called the business meeting to order and welcomed all members and guests.

 

All joined in singing the traditional hymn, "Saved by Grace".

 

The minutes were read and approved, after which 67 of the 202 members answered roll call. In the Treasurer's absence, the Vice-President, Mrs. Marva Murawski reported a balance of $27.77 in the treasury.

 

A. J. Dewey was recognized for his service to our country. Also recognized were 7 new members:

 

Mrs. Rodney Sander

Mr. Daniel Elkins

Suzzan Winart

Brandi Sander

Dana Miller

Alison Schindler

David Miller

 

Kenneth Schindler gave a memorial for Mr. Harry Hill who passed away May 11, 1973.

 

Under new business, there was discussion on changing the meeting place for the reunion to a park area. By a vote of the membership, it was decided to continue meeting at the church Fellowship Hall.

 

Everett Schindler, Chairman of the nominating committee, presented the following slate of officers for the coming year;

 

President Mrs. Marva Murawski

Vice-President Mrs. Sharon Blower

Secretary Bruce Schindler

Treasurer Rodney Sander

 

There being no further business, the family circle was formed and all joined in singing "Blest Be The Tie That Binds". Rev. Schiemechen gave the benediction.

 

Sharon Blower Dyer

Secretary

1974

 

May 9: Impeachment hearings open against Pres. Nixon.

 

July 24: In televised hearings, House Judiciary Committee recommend 3 articles of impeachment against Pres. Nixon.

 

Aug. 8: Pres. Nixon announces his resignation and resigns a day later.

 

World Series: Oakland A's

 

Best Picture: The Godfather, Part II

July 28, 1974

 

The 46th annual reunion of the H. F. Schindler family was held on Sunday, July 28, 1974 at the Clair United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.

 

Following a basket dinner, the President, Marva Murawski called the business meeting to order and welcomed all members and guests. All joined in singing the traditional hymn, "Saved by Grace." Rev. S. A. Schmiechen lead the group in prayer.

 

The minutes were read by Karen Pagli in the absence of the secretary, Bruce Schindler. The minutes were approved as read. There were 71 members who answered the roll call. In the absence of the treasurer, Rodney Sander, Sharon Dyer reported a balance of $28.03 in the treasury.

 

A. J. Dewey and Edward Allen Schneider were recognized for their service to our country. Also recognized were eight new members:

 

Peggy Lynn Northern Tara Marie Corn

Kyle Thomas Silk Kelly Dawn Schindler

Matthew Ray Judah Amanda Louise Kapp

Lawrence Phipps Wayne Dyer

 

Kenneth Schindler gave a memorial for Mr. Leslie Schneider who passed away May 7, 1974.

 

A motion was made and carried that $10.00 would be donated to the Clair Church for the use of their Fellowship Hall.

 

Lee Schneider brought to our attention that the birthplace of a child should be used and not the address.

 

A motion was made and seconded that ice cream would continue to be served. Motion carried.

 

Katherine Cornelius, Chairman of the Nominating Committee, presented the following slate of officers for the coming year:

 

President Sharon Dyer

Vice-President Bruce Schindler

Secretary Rodney Sander

Treasurer Stanley Kapp

 

There being no further business, the family circle was formed and all joined in singing "Bless Be The Tie That Binds." Ermel Sander gave the benediction.

 

Bruce Schindler

Secretary

1975

 

Apr. 29: U.S. launches evacuation of American and some South Vietnamese from Saigon as Communist forces complete takeover of South Vietnam.

 

World Series: Cincinnati Reds

 

Best Picture: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

August 3, 1975

 

The 47th annual reunion of the H. F. Schindler family was held Sunday, August 3, 1975 at the Clair United Methodist Church fellowship hall.

 

Following dinner vice-president Bruce Schindler called the meeting to order, welcoming family members and guests. The Lee Schneider family sang the hymn "Saved by Grace".

 

The minutes of the previous meeting were read by secretary Rodney Sander and apporved as read. The treasurer Stan Kapp reported a balance of $12 in the treasury.

 

The following 12 additions were made to the family:

 

By birth: Alfred Matthew Dewey

  Tara Dawn Millerr

  Lane Kapp Murawski

  Angela Ann Dyer

  Christopher Robert Cornelius

  Christy Leigh Miller

 

By marriage: Joyce Schindler

  Molly Schindler

  Richard Burnett

  James Chapman

  Rene Schneider

  Jody Schneider

 

The motion was made and seconded that a donation of $10 be made to the Clair Church each year. The motion passed.

 

The motion was made and seconded that the family give in memory of Henry F. and Catherine Eiman Schindler the cross and flame to be erected upon the Clair Church. The motion passed unanimously, Jack Schindler was appointed as receiver of funds for this project.

 

Clifton Schindler as chairman of the nominating committee presented the following slate of officers:

 

President Bruce Schindler

Vice-President Rodney Sander

Secretary Stanley Kapp

Treasurer Debbie Burnett

 

There being no further business the family adjourned singing "Blest be the Tie that Binds". Rev. Shearer gave the Benediction.

 

Rodney Sander

Secretary

1976

 

July 4: U.S. celebrates 200th anniversary of independence with festivals, parades, and New York City's Operation Sail, a gathering of tall ships from around the world.

 

Sept. 3: Viking II sets down on Mars' Utopia Plains.

 

World Series: Cincinnati Reds

 

Best Picture: Rocky

July 25, 1976

 

The 48th annual reunion of the H. F Schindler family was held Sunday, July 25, 1976 at the Clair United Methodist Church.

 

Following dinner, President Bruce Schindler called the meeting to order by welcoming family and guests. Cliff Schindler sang the traditional hymn "Saved by Grace". The minutes of the previous meeting were read by Secretary Stan Kapp and treasurer Debbie Brunett reported a current balance of $11.03.

 

The following additions were made to the family:

 

By birth: Nathan James Kapp

  Gail Beth Schindler

 

By marriage: Ellen Larson

  Enid Schneider

  William Allen Stapley

  Judy Sander

  Wayne Dean Duncan

 

Kenneth Schindler gave a memorial for Mrs. Charles Schindler who passed away June 20, 1976.

 

President Bruce Schindler read a statement concerning the gift to Clair Church in memory of Henry F. and Catherine Schindler.

 

The following names were placed in nomination for next years officers:

 

President Rodney Sander

Vice-President Stan Kapp

Secretary Debbie Burnett

Treasurer Glen Schindler

 

The meeting was adjourned with the family joining hands and singing "Blest be the Tie that Binds".

 

Stan Kapp

Secretary

1977

 

Jan. 21: Pres. Jimmy Carter pardons most Vietnam War draft evaders.

 

Aug. 4: Pres. Carter signs act creating new cabinet-level Energy Department.

 

World Series: New York Yankees

 

Best Picture: Annie Hall

July 24, 1977

 

The 49th annual reunion of the H.F. Schindler family was held Sunday, July 24, 1977 at the Clair United Methodist Church.

 

Following the pot luck dinner, President Rodney Sander called the meeting to order. Stan Kapp sang the traditional song, "Saved By Grace." The minutes of the previous meeting of the family were read by secretary Debbie Burnett and treasurer Glen Schindler reported a current balance of $33.20. A total of 60 of the 225 members answered the roll call.

 

The following additions were made to the family:

 

By birth: Lindsay Caroline Angelelo

  Jill Fae Phipps

  Brett Michael Sander

  Amy Beth Schindler

  Chrisinte Elizabeth Shepherd

  Jill Kapp Murawski

  Max Russell Schneider

 

By marriage: Vicky Schneider

  Lester Sander gave a memorial for Albert Bunse, who passed away October 6, 1976.

 

The following names were accepted to serve as next year's officers:

 

President Stan Kapp

Vice-President Debra Burnett

Secretary Glen Schindler

Treasurer Lee T. Schneider III (Toby)

 

A motion was made by Lester Sander to invite the William Schindler descendents to the H.F.Schindler reunion to be held next year.

 

Next year's reunion will be the golden anniversary for the annual reunion.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Debra Sander Burnett

1978

 

Apr. 18: U.S. Senate votes to turn over the Panama Canal to Panama Dec. 31, 1999.

 

World Series: New York Yankees

 

Best Picture: The Deer Hunter

July 23, 1978

 

The 50th Annual reunionof the H. F. Schindler family was held, July 23, 1978 at the Clair United Methodist Church.

 

Following the pot luck dinner, President Stan Kapp called the meeting to order. He gave special welcome to the William Schindler Family, Aunt Josephine Schneider, and Aunt Jessie Schindler. He also recognized Mildred Ford and Katherine Cornelius for their attendance at all 50 Reunions. Debbie Burnett sang the traditional song, "Saved By Grace". Glen Schindler read the minutes of the previous meeting, and called the roll, with 83 members responding. Treasurer Lee T. Schneider, III reported a balance of $48.00.

 

The following additions were made to the family:

 

By birth: Jed Allen Cornelius

  Zackary Douglas Schindler

  Andrea Jean Schneider

  Kevin Franklin Ford

  Emily Marie Weston

  Stephen Edward Schneider

  Sarra Brooke Dewey

 

By marriage: Stephen J. Weston

 

Russell Schindler introduced members of the William Schindler family who were special guests of our family.

 

Rev. Lester Sander gave a memorial for Everett Schindler who died Feb. 14, 1978 and Nathan James Kapp who died on April 27, 1978. The day was saddened by the news that Aunt Lorena Schindler had passed away during the meeting.

 

Lee Schneider talked about his band's trip to Portland, Oregon, and Kevin Schneider's trip to the National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.

 

The following names were accepted to serve as next year's officers:

 

President Debbie Burnett

Vice-President Glen Schindler

Secretary Toby Schneider

Treasurer Hilton Sander

 

Stan Kapp gave further special recognition to the fact that all 5 members of the Frank Schindler's were present.

 

The meeting was adjourned with the family joining hands and singing "Blest Be the Tie that Binds."

 

Glen Schindler

Secretary

1979

 

Mar. 28: Partial meltdown releases radioactive material at nuclear reactor on Three Mile Island near Middletown, PA.

 

Nov. 4: Some 90 people, including 63 Americans, taken hostage at American embassy in Tehran, Iran by militant followers of Ayatollah Komeini.

 

World Series: Pittsburgh Pirates

 

Best Picture: Kramer vs. Kramer

July 22, 1979

 

The 51st annual reunion of the H. F. Schindler family was held July 22, 1979 at the Clair United Methodist Church.

 

Following the pot luck dinner, President Debbie Burnett called the meeting to order, and gave special recognition to Aunt Josephine Schneider. "Saved By Grace" was sung by the Lee Schneider family. Secretary Toby Schneider read the minutes from the previous year, and called the roll, with 76 members responding.

 

Debbie Burnett announced the following additions to the family:

 

By birth: Summer Ariel Sander

  Kristine Emily Chapman

  Ryan Charles McDonnell

  Tyler Jacob Kapp

  Sarah Beth Duncan

 

By marriage: Carolyn Sue Pigg

  Randy George Leypoldt

  Kathleen Lafferty

  Laura Reyes

 

The Rev. Lester Sander gave a memorial for Lorena Schindler, who died July 23, 1978; Jessie Schindler, who died September 5, 1978; Bennie Cornelius, who died March 4, 1979; and Rosemary Schneider, who died May 1, 1979.

 

Treasurer Hilton Sander reported that the treasury was not sufficient to pay outstanding bills, and asked for donations.

 

Berneice Kapp read articles telling of Mr. & Mrs. H. F. Schindler's 50th wedding anniversary and H. F's 74th birthday, which the group enjoyed greatly.

 

Recognition for good attendance was given to Josephine Schneider, Berneice Kapp, and Vera Schindler families.

 

The following slate of officers was approved for the coming year:

 

President Glen Schindler

Vice President Toby Schneider

Secretary Hilton Sander

Treasurer H. C. Schneider

 

The meeting was adjourned with the traditional family circle and the singing of "Blest Be the Tie that Binds"; the benediction was given by the Rev. Ron Krueger of the Hope Church of Christ.

 

Ice Cream and cake were served following the meeting.

 

Toby Schneider,

Secretary

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