Oldest pioneers…

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The eldest pioneer lady at Saturday’s annual Old Timers’ Dinner and Dance was Noreen Holland, 96, seen here with her niece, Sally Merriam.

Turning 90…

Frank Cooley and his granddaughter.

Macaela Cooley, left, is the only grandchild of long-time Meeker resident and lawyer Frank Cooley, who celebrated his 90th birthday on Saturday,

70 years strong…

Phyllis and Glen Wigington

Phyllis and Glen Wigington were the pioneer couple who have been married the longest, 70 years, at the annual Old Timers’ festivities Saturday.

Oldest Pioneer Lady

Evelyn Metzger

Eveyln Metzger was the Oldest Pioneer Lady at the Old Timers Centennial Celebration dinner and dance, one year shy of her own centennial celebration.

Pioneers celebrate centennial reunion

Mary Ann Wilber and Connie Theos served as co-presidents of the centennial celebration of the “Old Timers” Reunion Dinner and Dance held last weekend at the Freeman Fairfield Community Center.

MEEKER I More than 300 Rio Blanco County Pioneers Association members, including many former Meeker residents from across the nation, traveled to Meeker for the centennial celebration of the “Old Timers” Reunion Dinner and Dance on Saturday, June 2 at the Fairfield Community Center.