Philip, Harry, Roger, Willard and Keith Larson. Brian kneeling.
Band members and their wives. Willard and Mary Ann (Gary's parents), Harry and Marie, Philip and Madonna (Brian's parents) and Brian, Roger and Betty.
Gary's oldest brother's wedding dance, Syl Liebl band playing. Syl Jr on trombone, Tom Langen on bass, Syl Sr and Carol Seebauer on piano. Syl lets Brian in on the action. Oct 1978.
Same occasion as above with Gary sitting in on drums. Left to right is Willard, Gary and Bill Oelke. Oct 1978.
Gibbon, MN Polka Days - 1979. Parking lot jam session. Willard, Bill Oelke, Bernie Williams, Karl Hartwich, Brian and Gary (in short pants).
Same occasion, with Gary sitting in on drums, with Willard and Brian.
Christmas 1977. Gary's first set of drums.
Ridgelend Dutchmen in 1983. Philip, Willard, Gary (10), Brian (18), Margaret and Harry.
Concordia Ballroom, La Crosse. Gary practicing his concertina during a break of the dance job.
Hiltop ballroom, Fountain City, WI Ridgeland Dutchmen Philip, Gary, Harry, Willard and Brian.
Ridgeland Dutchmen - Harry, Judy, Willard and Gary - 1990 at the Trianon Ballroom, Edgar, WI.
Gary and the Ridgeland Dutchmen and the Polka Mass Trio Back Row: Harry, Willard, and Gary Brueggen, and Judy Brueggen Beiver Front Row: Donna Brueggen Elsen, Carol Brueggen, and Kathy Brueggen Wacker The Polka Mass Trio, Harry's daughters, performed with the band from 1985-1994.
Late breaking picture of the band.
Jerry Minar and Gary, with Gary's brand new Wolfe concertina - Aug 1993.
Gary and the Ridgeland Dutchmen today. Front - Willard, Mary Ann and Gary. Rear - Robbin Becker, Dennis Nadherny.