Pictured are the 7th generation of the Loeffler/Pluenneke families. They got together for a 4th of July barbecue at Jan Appleby’s in Hilda. They are also the 7th generation on the Geistweidt and Leifeste sides. Top Row: Amanda Brown, and Sweetie Pie the dog. 3rd Row, L-R: Kory Owen, Garrett Ellis. 2nd Row, L-R: Blake Brown, Maddie Brown, Zachary Ellis, Seth Owen. Bottom: Ava McLaughlin. The great-great-great-great grandparents were Conrad and Sophia (Leifeste) Pluenneke, and Johan and Johanna (Zizelmann) Loeffler. The great-great-great grandparents were Henry Conrad and Carolina (Wissemann) Pluenneke, and Christian and Maria (Geistweidt) Loeffler. The great-great grandparents were Frank and Cornelia (Pluenneke) Loeffler. The great grandparents were Raymond and Sarah Loeffler, Bill and Lolita (Loeffler) Brown, and John and Florine (Loeffler) Magee. Grandparents are Bob and Libby (Loeffler) Ellis, Leighton Brown and Jan Magee Appleby. The parents are Jon and Christy Ellis, Scott and Kristi (Ellis) Owen, Jeanne Brown, and David and Kerri (Appleby) McLaughlin.