The annual Tompkins reunion was held on July 17, at the IOOF Lodge in St. John with 39 relatives attending. Host was Doris Tompkins.
A covered dish lunch was served at noon with Brad and RaeAnn Brack barbecueing the pork. Family pictures were taken followed by a business meeting. The Julian family had the most relatives attending.
In attendance were Mark and Doris Tompkins, St. John; Marvin and Ozelle Julian, and Anita Volker, Stafford; RaeAnn Brack, Denis and Teresa Bachand, and Fern Tompkins, Great Bend; Mary Ann Soerries, Matt, Amanda, Mattie, Molly, Jace and Maya Meiklejohn, Brock Hudson, Bryan Evans, Mindy and Brooklyn Riggs, Mitch Evans, George Evans, Allysa Martin, Allen Martin, Brayden and Jasper Evans, Pratt; Janet Ferguson, and Roger and Patty Wellman, Wichita; Deborah, Grace, Rae and Annie North, Silver Lake; Todd Tompkins, Oberlin; Carol and Ed Berry, Arlington, Texas; and Daryl and Sydney Perry, Indiahoma, Okla.
The 2017 reunion will be held on July 23, at the IOOF Lodge in St. John.