Lauretta Boorem was the seventh child of Francis and Elizabeth Boorem. She married Isaac Getz and had ten children, Fred, Leona, Clarence, Anita, Henry, Walter, Curleigh, Robert, Beatrice and Bertha (twins). The family first lived in Paradise Valley where Isaac worked at the local fish hatchery. They later moved to Weissport near Lehighton, Pa., where Isaac again worked at the local fish hatchery until his death. Son Henry Getz was the president of the Boorem family reunion for 35 years prior to his death in 1986. Lauretta and Isaac are buried at Union Hill cemetery in Lehighton, Monroe Co., Pa.
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