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.
Those attending were Mark and Doris Tompkins, Kevin and Laura Davis of St. John; Marvin and Ozelle Julian and Anita Volker and Kyri Cates of Stafford; Mary Hemphill Soerries, Matt, Amanda and Jace Meiklejohn, and Bryan Evans, of Pratt; Rae Ann Brack, Denis and Teresa Bachand, and Kenny and Fern Tompkins, of Great Bend; Don and Martha Tompkins, of Pittsburg; Janet Ferguson, Janet Blagg, Mark and Sue Savoy, and Dillon Savoy, of Wichita; and Yvonne Swindt, Ulysses and Todd Tompkins, of Oberlin.
The 2014 reunion will be held on July 20 with the same families hosting.