St. Ann's All School Reunion was held on Sept. 28th. The celebration began with a reception at 1 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall. The school was open all day long for touring, reminiscing and picture taking. At 4 p.m. Les Winholz and the Catherine choir provided a polka mass. A bag piper led in the religious procession of 13 sisters (former teachers and home-grown sisters), one Franciscan Brother, one Deacon, Father Murphy and Bishop Brungardt. An evening meal was served at 6 p.m. at the hall. Afterwards, the religious took the microphone and entertained ...
The annual reunion of family and friends of Conrad and Rosa Matal Scheuerman was held Aug. 4 and 5 at Camp Aldrich. The family gathered Saturday for a barbecue, swimming and games. Sunday activities included a church service conducted by Todd Scheuerman, dinner and swimming. The reunion ended Monday with breakfast at Perkins restaurant.
Family members pose for a four-generation photo. They are, from left: Lori Baxter Underwood, Lawrence; Megan Underwood Berger and baby Landon, Great Bend; and Pat Baxter, Great Bend. Landon Jeffrey was born Aug. 6 at Great Bend Regional Hospital.
The Great Bend High School class of 1958 will celebrate its 55th class reunion on Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Great Bend Knights of Columbus Hall, 723 Main. All class members can arrive at 6:30 p.m. for the gathering and all others visitors will be welcome at 8:30 p.m. For information, call Bob Elliott at 620-786-4696.
The 2013 Reichel Reunion was held on July 14 at the Township Hall in Rush Center. Hosts for the reunion were descendants of George Sr. and Mary (Krug) Reichel. Informal snacks and conversation on July 13 at The Front Door in Great Bend, kicked off the family gathering.
The annual Tompkins family reunion was held on July 21 at the IOOF Hall in St. John. Twenty-seven members were in attendance. A carry-in dinner was held. Hosting the occasion were Mark and Doris Tompkins and Kevin and Laura Davis. During the business meeting, Don and Martha Tompkins were recognized for those who traveled the farthest. A picture session of the various families present was taken.
The annual reunion of descendants of Conrad and Rosa Matal Scheuerman will begin at 3 p.m. on Aug. 3 with a BBQ, swimming and games at Camp Aldrich. Activities will continue at Camp Aldrich on Sunday, Aug. 4 with a church service at 9:45 a.m., pot-luck dinner at 11:30 a.m., swimming and games.