Verkamp family holds reunion

There were 69 descendants of the Leonard and Katie Verkamp family who met on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021, at Verkamp Park near Schnellville for a family reunion. A fried chicken supper with carry-in dishes was served at 5 p.m. The reunion was hosted by the Bernita and Joe Bourke family.

Attending the reunion were:

Ed Verkamp, Tonya Sander, Jason, Shawna and Tryp Verkamp; Jane and Bob Durcholz; Jim and Mary Verkamp; Gerry and Phyllis Verkamp; Kevin, Heather, Sophia, Stella and William Verkamp; Linda Verkamp; Barb and Gary Gehlhausen; Stan and Diane Verkamp; Brandon Verkamp; Larry and Judy Verkamp; Lenny and Diann Verkamp; Hannah, Jordan and Kynlee Gress; Sean Verkamp; Tom Schroering and Brenda Meyer; Blake, Jillian, Meadow and Silas Schroering; Ruth and Sid Fritch; Pat and Shirley Bourke; Josh, Valorie, Maya, Wyatt and Cayleb Bourke; Cathy and Marty Case; Kenton Case; Mike and Joy Bourke; Kym, Tim, Sophia and Olivia Lindell; Helen Theising; Julie and Tim Hoffman; Bernie and Angie Theising; Debbie and Bill Rice; Ken Betz; Judy and Tim Baer; Betty and Steve Jenkins; Tom and Jane Betz; and Adam Betz.

Family pictures were taken after the meal. Everyone enjoyed playing cards and socializing.

The next reunion will be held on July 9, 2022, and hosted by the Helen and Hilbert Theising family.

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