Reunion Information 2018

The Wiese family reunion will be held in Columbus, NE on July 20th and 21st  2018. See this Map of Locations for reference.


  • Friday evening gathering
    • Doug has the bowling alley booked again starting at 6. Just show up when you want. Sandwiches, beer/drinks available for purchase at their usual prices. Bowling and other activities available on first come basis. Boulevard Lanes, 1819 Howard Boulevard.
  • Saturday morning
    • Len’s family is having a graveside committal service/interment of Len’s ashes at 10:00. Cemetery is located at 12th Ave and 15th St. No other activities have been planned for Saturday morning
  • Saturday gathering at Izaak Walton
    • Arrive anytime Saturday morning.
    • Main meal will be served around 1230. Food will be available the rest of the day and evening.

Thanks to the following volunteers:

  • Roger is our activities coordinator for Saturday at Izaak Walton
  • Theresa is coordinating family pictures Saturday at Izaak Walton. See below for details.
  • Doug set up our Friday night at the bowling alley and is preparing Izaak Walton


Feel free to call around to other places or try to negotiate better pricing:

Ramada (265 33rd Ave)  Phone: (402)564-1492

  • Rooms reserved for July 20th and 21st  2018
  • Rooms: 2 Queen beds ($119.95) or 1 King bed ($124.95)
  • Discounts: AAA, AARP, ($12 off) and military ($25-$30 off)
  • Amenities: Free breakfast, Pool

Columbus Inn  (across the street from Ramada, 371 33rd Ave)  Phone: (402)564-2527

  • Basic hotel, but I’m told it is OK if you just want a bed and shower
  • Rooms: 2 Queen beds ($65 for 2, $55 for 1)
  • No pool
  • They do have microwave and small refrigerator in room

Main Event: Izaak Walton

  • Lunch provided at 1230.
  • Menu:      Shredded Pork    Brats    Hot Dogs    Potato Chips    Baked Beans    Fruit    Dessert    Drinking water    Lemonaid or Ice Tea
  • Plates, silverware, napkins, and cups for water included
  • Price:   Adults: $10   Kids age 6-12: $3   5 and under: Free
  • Above price covers the food and Izaak Walton rental fee.
  • What you need to bring:      Beverages you may want beyond water/lemonade for yourself (alcohol is permitted)
  • Other items you may want to bring:    Lawn chairs    Extra coolers if you have them to share with others traveling by plane.
  • Pictures start at 2:30 (details below).
  • Plan on staying into the evening if you would like. We should have left over food. If not, we will chip in and get some pizza.

Family T-shirt colors and Picture times:

  • Group picture at 2:30. Family pictures to follow. Theresa will have a poster up at the reunion with the family picture times.
  • Ed – Green
  • Bill – Purple
  • Ray – Pink
  • Beda – Red
  • Harold – Light Blue
  • Rich – Yellow
  • Len – Dark Blue
  • Dave – White
  • Alice – Maroon

Troubles with the website? Call or text me – Brian: 410-343-7245