Slide Show: “Old Timers” host annual meeting

The 97th annual Rio Blanco County Pioneers Association was held Saturday, June 6 at Fairfield Center in Meeker:
phrbcoldtimers7Four class reunions — 1949, 1954, 1959, 1979
Oldest woman — Evelyn Metzger, 96, of Meeker
Oldest man — Jerry Wilber, 90, of Meeker
Couple married the longest — Glen and Phyllis Wigington of Meeker, 65 years
Couple with the most children and grandchildren — Wilbur and Lois Richardson of Meeker, with a combined total of 52
Person who traveled the farthest — Jim Service of Hawaii
Youngest old-timer — Sonja (Massey) Cook, 31, Grand Junction, formerly of Meeker