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Click here to view pictures taken at Saturday evening’s dinner event

Click here to view pictures taken at Sunday’s events

(Thanks to Anton Vanicek, Jim Rhodes and Cherie Souhrada for supplying additional pictures)


2005 Souhrada Family Reunion – 25th Anniversary

New Prague, Minnesota
Hosts: Jim and Kathy Rhodes
August 13th and 14th, 2005

The 2005 Souhrada Family Reunion took place in New Prague Minnesota.  Saturday evening dinner was held at the “Town’s Edge Restaurant” and Sunday’s lunch and meeting was held at the “KC Hall”. 


During Saturday evening’s dinner, entertainment was provided by Jerry Milner of New Prague, MN. Jerry is a concertina player, collector, and maker.  


Sunday’s dinner was provided by ladies of the KC Hall, and included traditional Czech dishes such as dumplings. The business meeting was conducted by John Vanicek. Janel Souhrada Stephens recognized and thanked all of the many people who worked very hard to make this year’s reunion a success. Leota Campbell gave the treasurer’s report; Denis Cuka (a member of our South Dakota branch of Souhrada’s) was introduced, and Pete Souhrada gave an update on the website. Dave Souhrada conducted the auction, which was a great success and fun for all.

Those attending Sunday’s events were:


Mary Anderson of Kasson, MN

Milt and Leota (Campbell) Anderson of Bloomington, MN

Betty Buss of Claremont, MN

Savannah Callaway of Tipton, IA

Denis Cuka of Omaha, NE

Darryl Daws of Minneapolis, MN

Rick Flynn of Eldridge, IA

Velma (Vanicek) Flynn of Davenport, IA

Sara, Calvin, and Mary Kotrba of Eagan, MN

Loren and Arlene Leslie of Lutsen, MN

Loretta Moe of Owatonna, MN

Brian, Kathy, Kirsten, and Travis Noska of Pequot Lakes, MN

Viola Noska of Pequot Lakes, MN

John and Sheila Powelka of Mechanicsburg, IA

Leroy and Virginia Powelka of Maquoketa, IA

Gene and Frances Rassman of Owatonna, MN

Ken and Arlene Rassman of Grover Beach, CA

Jim, Kathy, and Rachael Rhodes of Golden Valley, MN

Mark and Marlene Slettehaugh of Minneapolis, MN

Ardis Souhrada of Lanesboro, MN

Dave and Cherie Souhrada of Grundy Center, IA

Frank Souhrada III of Brooten, MN

Hope Souhrada of Lime Springs, IA

Jane Souhrada of Minneapolis, MN

Pete Souhrada of Pittsford, NY

Robin, Shelby, and Zachary Souhrada of Cedar Fall, IA

Wane and Kim Souhrada of Blue Earth, MN (Saturday dinner only)

Janel (Souhrada) Stephens of Tipton, IA

Anton Vanicek of Muscatine, IA

John and Nelda Vanicek of Muskego, WI


Note on the reunion pictures: Please contribute additional pictures by sending an email to the webmaster