The descendents of Josef and Magdalena Hauptman Kalich held their 47th annual reunion on April 6, in St. John with 137 people in attendance.
Josef and Magdalena Kalich immigrated to the United States and were early settlers of Fayette County. Their six children and families - Joseph and Ludmilla Kalich, Franz and Mary Kalich, Rudolph and Annie Kalich Kretschmer, Edward and Marie Kalich, Stefan and Bertha Kalich, and Anton and Mary Kalich - settled throughout Central Texas.
President Rodney Kalich opened the meeting and a moment of silence was observed for the family members who passed away during the past year: Willie Joe Macha, Kenneth Marx, and Frances Macha Grams. Taylor Renee Marx played the guitar and sang an inspirational song for all to enjoy.
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