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SPY's Newsletter 3/17/20

Looking For A Little Help Here

The Sunfield Farmers Picnic committee is asking for your help to fill in the names of its past Grand Marshal(s) or King and/or Queen.  The below information has been collected from programs at the Welch Historical Museum in Sunfield.  As you can see, there are many years in which the event program is missing.  The missing years are 1893-1899, 1901, 1904, 1906-1908, 1910, 1914-1969, 1974, 1977 and 1978.  If you or anyone you know may have a copy of the missing event program and would be willing to donate it to the Sunfield Farmers Picnic Board or if anyone knows the name of the Grand Marshal or King and/or Queen, please submit it to the sunfieldfarmerspicnic@gmail.com or you can mail it to the Sunfield Farmers Picnic, P.O. Box 12, Sunfield, MI 48890.  Don't forget to visit our Facebook page at Sunfield Farmers Picnic Inc.


Past Grand Marshal’s:

1892 Aug 13       ?

1900 Aug            ?

1905 Aug 19       ?

1909 Aug 19       ?

1911 Aug 17       ?

1912 Aug 22       ?

1913 Aug 21       ?

1970                                 Carol VanBuren - Queen

1971                                 Lynn & Zoreta Coon

1972                                 Elmer Creighton

1973                                 Forest & Hester Estep

1974                  ?

1975                                 Ray & Ethelyn Elliot

1976 Aug 27 & 28 -   8 couples married 50 years or more

John & Greta Stambaugh (59 years)

Burr & Hazel Duffy (59 years)

Ralph & Lucy Rise (58 years)

Howard & Bertha Knapp (53 years)

Herb & Harriet Evans (52 years)

Al & Oma Goodrich (51 years)

John & Louise Jackson (50 years)

Guy & Maxine Taylor (50 years)

1977 Aug 26-28           ?

1978 Aug 25-27           ?

1979 Aug 24-25       John Fleetham & Blanche Foltz – King & Queen

1980 Aug 14-16                Kate Griffin

1981 Aug 21&22               Myrtie Welch, 91 yrs. old

1982 Aug 19-22                Edgar & Rosa Fleetham

1983 Aug 19&20               Tribute to Vietnam

1984 Aug 16-19                John & Gloria Nelson

90th 1985 Aug 16-17         Rev. & Mrs. Arthur Heisler

1986 Aug 15 & 16             The Fire Department

1987 Aug 21-22                Three Churches

1988 Aug 18-19                Jack S. Smith

1989 Aug 17-19                Russell Cole

1990 Aug 16-18                Theo Lenon

1991 Aug 15-16                Harold Hanna

1992 Aug 19-23                Eric (& Bernice) Rice

1993 Aug 19-21                Curwood & Betty Fleetham

102nd 1994 Aug 18-21      Lynn Chamblin Peabody

1995 Aug 17-20                David J Thompson

1996 Aug 15-18                Forest & Monieta England

1997 Aug 14-17                Barb & George “Bill” Farman

1998 Aug 13-16                Rose & Loyd Steward

1999 Aug 19-22                Sunfield Historical Society

2000 Aug 17-20                Lindy & Beth Hynes

2001 Aug 16-19                Raymond & Ardath Wilcox

2002 Aug 15-18                Edward & Eunice Black

2003 Aug 14-17                Sunfield Lions Club

2004 Aug 19-22                Dorothy Smith

2005 Aug 18-21                Gerald & Janet Gilbert

2006 Aug 17-20                Sunfield Area SPY’s

2007 Aug 16-19                Roy & Murray Hough

2008 Aug 14-17                Ivan Suntken

2009 Aug 13-16                Tribute to the Sunfield High School

2010 Aug 19-22                Sunfield Lion’s Club Ball Teams

2011 Aug 18-21                Ron & Sandy Wells

2012 Aug 16-19                Don & Bonnie Foltz

2013 Aug 15-17                Wendel Peabody

2014 Aug 14-16                Millie Peabody

2015 Aug 13-16                Joyce Martin

2016 Aug 18-21                Robert & Dianna Overholt

2017 Aug 17-20                Darwin “Dar” Benjamin

2018 Aug 16-19                Oren & Rosie Best

2019 Aug 15-18                Mark & Shari Woodman


The Sunfield Farmers Picnic committee is also asking for your help to fill in the names of its past Prince and Princesses. The below information has been collected from individuals and provided photographs. There is no identifying information as to when the first Prince and Princess were honored thus many years to complete. The missing years may include 1893-1985 and are for 1987-1990,  confirmation of Princess last name for 1991, 1995-1999, Princess for 2000, 2001-2007, Princess for 2008, 2009-2012 and Prince for 2013. If you or anyone you know may have the names of any former Prince or Princess from the Sunfield Farmers Picnic and have photos you would be willing to share with or donate to the Sunfield Farmers Picnic Board, please submit it to the sunfieldfarmerspicnic@gmail.com or you can mail it to the Sunfield Farmers Picnic, P.O. Box 12, Sunfield, MI 48890. A comment or private message can be sent to our Facebook page at Sunfield Farmers Picnic Inc.


Past Prince/Princess:

1892 Aug 13       ?

1900 Aug            ?

1905 Aug 19       ?

1909 Aug 19       ?

1911 Aug 17       ?

1912 Aug 22       ?

1913 Aug 21       ?

1970          ?

1971          ?

1972          ?

1973          ?

1974          ?

1975          ?

1976 Aug 27 & 28        ?

1977 Aug 26-28           ?

1978 Aug 25-27           ?

1979 Aug 24-25           ?

1980 Aug 14-16          ?

1981 Aug 21&22          ?

1982 Aug 19-22           ?

1983 Aug 19&20          ?

1984 Aug 16-19           ?

90th 1985 Aug 16-17    ?

1986 Aug 15 & 16      Prince Travis McDiarmid & Princess Kim

Nichols

1987 Aug 21-22           ?

1988 Aug 18-19           ?

1989 Aug 17-19          ?

1990 Aug 16-18            ?

1991 Aug 15-16              Prince Jordan Porter & Princess Marcy Ferguson?

1992 Aug 19-23    Prince Brett Pearson & Princess Alecia LaPierre

Royal Court Eric Milbourne & Sarah Duits

1993 Aug 19-21              Prince Jeff Jackson & Princess Krista Deppe

Royal Court Jennifer Swisher, Gillian Sharp and Mychell Molnar

102nd 1994 Aug 18-21   Prince Zack Porter & Princess Emily Duits

Royal Court Laura & Megan Swisher & Tori King

1995 Aug 17-20               ?

1996 Aug 15-18              ?

1997 Aug 14-17               ?

1998 Aug 13-16               ?

1999 Aug 19-22               ?

2000 Aug 17-20              Prince Aaron Senters

2001 Aug 16-19               ?

2002 Aug 15-18               ?

2003 Aug 14-17               ?

2004 Aug 19-22               ?

2005 Aug 18-21               ?

2006 Aug 17-20               ?

2007 Aug 16-19               ?

2008 Aug 14-17                Prince Ashton Weller

2009 Aug 13-16               ?

2010 Aug 19-22                Candidates: Evan Caswell, Ellie Haddix,

Gabriella Rosenberger and Ellana Gorch

2011 Aug 18-21               ?

2012 Aug 16-19               ?

2013 Aug 15-17                Prince ? & Princess Zoe Brummette

2014 Aug 14-16              Prince Keaton Shaw & Princess Kira Molner

Royal Court Spencer Wright-Robinson &

Alyssandra Miller

2015 Aug 13-16             Prince Kane Shaw & Princess Peyton Knight

2016 Aug 18-21     Prince Noah Winnie & Princess Quinn  Brummette

2017 Aug 17-20                Prince Tye Hanna & Princess Kira Molnar

2018 Aug 16-19   Prince Brighton Jameson & Princess  Jayden Gibbs

Royal Court Samuel Bender II, Khaleesi Eagen and Khloe Eagen

2019 Aug 15-18                Princess Gabbriella Teachworth


Parting Comments

· Something To Ponder: “Complaining about a problem without posing a solution is called WHINING.”---Teddy Roosevelt

· Thoughts On Aging:  I really don’t mind getting older, but my body is taking it badly.

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