Sixty members of the Emanuel and Emma Kirschenman family descendants gathered for a reunion recently in Snohomish, Washington at the home of Sharon Kirschenman Tyler, daughter of Clarence and Alverna Kirschenman.
Three of the 11 children of Em and Emma Kirschenman are still living, but there were representatives of eight of the children present.
Relatives came from both sides of Washington, California, Colorado, Texas, Tennessee, Illinois, Iowa and South Dakota.
Delicious food was served on both days, games were played, photos were taken, drawings were held for door prizes.
The next reunion will be held in July 2020 in the Menno/Yankton (South Dakota) area.
BLOOMFIELD, Neb. — The annual Ruedi reunion was held Sunday, Aug. 4, at 511 West Main Street in Bloomfield, Neb.
For the past year, there was one birth, two deaths, two high school graduations and two wedding anniversaries. The oldest family member was Mary Heberer of Hoskins, Neb., and the youngest was Daisie Huttmann of Stanton, Neb. Shawn M. Thompson traveled the farthest.
Those attending were from Bloomfield, Hoskins, Pierce, Stanton and Wayne in Nebraska, and Yankton in South Dakota.
Next year’s reunion will be the first Sunday in August (2nd) at the Jim and Leslie Huttmann residence in Bloomfield.