Centennial wedding anniversary scheduled
Former police chief's family to gather
Last updated 8/1/2023 at 10:21am
RITZVILLE – Although Harry M. and Mary (Kissler) Tompkins passed away over three decades ago, their children and grandchildren keep their memory alive by routinely celebrating the couple's wedding anniversary.
"We've had a family reunion picnic the first Sunday in August to celebrate their anniversary for as many years as I can remember, usually at the Ritzville City Park," granddaughter Vernita Coffey said.
This year will be especially memorable. "We are honoring their love with a special celebration for the 100th wedding anniversary," Coffey said.
Born in Newport, Idaho, in December 19...