Reunion Chairs Mary Ann Sindt and Richard Doane

The Michigan DFA Chapter hosted the Doan(e) Family Association's 53rd anniversary biennial celebration reunion July 20-26, 2014 in Saginaw Michigan.

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Mary Ann Sindt and brother Richard (Dick) Doane


DFA Chaplin Bill Fineout with Michigan's own "Doane Rock" (on the Campus of Saginaw Valley State University).
Mary Ann Sindt and Shannon Fineout at right.

The Doane College Bookstore opened a branch for the reunion. Jane Fineout shopped for a tee-shirt.

Boarding the bus for a visit to Greenfield Village

Mary Ida Doan presented a program called "The Spirit of Christmas is Alive and Well". She and husband Nathan Doan travelled world wide as Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus. Here they are arriving in Australia.

Cora Brodie with our traveling mascots Little Albert and Teddy

DFA 2014 Meeting

Doane sisters from Michigan. Louis and Ann Switlik, Victoria and Dennis Drougel

Maureen Scott organized a display about Nova Scotia Doanes in the Historical Room.

Loa, Dick, John, Becky, and Ken

Brian and Ann Doane, reunion registrars extraordinary, with bottles of specially labelled Doane Reunion root beer.

Joyce and Donald Ignatz , Albert and Bernie Doane at "Doane Rock".

The trip to lovely Bavarian-themed Frankenmuth, included a stop at the famous Bonner's Christmas Wonderland.

Betty Goodrich, Barbara Doane and Alice Doane led us in a memorial service for Doane family members.

This needlepoint with the new Doane Logo was made by Shannon Fineout. It was auctioned at the reunion banquet for benefit of the Doane Family Foundation Scholarship Fund.

Banquet on Friday night. Russ and Eunice Brabec, Helen and Clyde Mock, Marion and Rhonda Doane

DFA President, Ken Doane, introduces Lauren Doane, a student at Doane College, at the banquet.

No Doane Reunion would be complete without a sing-along

Newly Elected Officers
Back Row: Dick Doane (AZ), Roland Doane, Ralph Anderson, Brian Doane, James Thomas Doane, Grady Doane.
Front Row: Ken Doane, Jane MacDuff, Cora Brodie, Debbie Doane Dunn, Arlene Thompson, John Doan, Eunice Brabec, Dick Doane (TX), Bill Fineout

Reunion Chair Mary Ann Sindt receives a gift in recognition of her work in arranging the 2014 reunion. Wilma Doane made the Michigan needlepoint for this occasion.