Family puts face to mystery name

SERENDIPITY: Mack Hone Hone Tana, Deanne Reedy, Rosalie Hone Hone Tana and Helen Booth share a meal at the South Aussie – the former dwelling of Mr Hone Hone Tana and Ms Reedy’s long-lost great uncle. Picture: BRITTANY DENTON

THEY looked like four friends sharing a meal at the South Aussie on Wednesday, but Deanne Reedy was meeting Mack and Rosalie Hone Hone Tana and Helen Booth for the first time in a moment of serendipity.

Ms Reedy had been seeking information about the last weeks of her great uncle’s life in Mount Gambier and appealed to the community through a story published in Wednesday’s edition of The Border Watch.

Her great uncle John Howe –

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