Signing Of The Walnut Genealogy Society Charter

On May 8, 1997, members of the Walnut Genealogy Society met at the Walnut Public Library to sign the organization’s charter and to elect officers.  Present and pictured above include the following:  seated (L to R) Mabel Buboltz, Vice President; Pastor Paul Hutchins, President; Ruby Andersen, Secretary; and Gayle Stuart, Treasurer.  Second row:  Julia Bryan, Barbara Butcher, Audrey Carroll, Lois Troll and Vern Booth.  Third row:  Margaret Murphy, Marlayne McNary, Karen Hansen, Ann Paasch and Marietta Petersen.  Back row:  George McNary, John Butcher, Jim Hansen, Mariann Martens, Bob Martens and Louie Troll.  Members who were not present include:  Robert and Deloris Allen, Linda Booth, Ray Buboltz, Jean Corey, Odessa Drake, Bob and Lucile Goeken, Wilber and Ioma Hubbard, Teresa Hutchins, Letty Johnson, Berniece Juhl, Marjorie McDermott, Carol Parman, Carol Sampson, Sharon Snipes, Leo Stuart and Ethel I. Voss.  The Society included thirty-nine members representing ten cities and three states.  (The Walnut Bureau, May 15, 1997)