Family celebrates centennial wedding anniversary
Reunion attracts 114 family members
Last updated 8/15/2023 at 9:01am
RITZVILLE – The family of Harry M. and Mary (Kissler) Tompkins gathered Sunday, Aug. 6, at the city park to celebrate the couple's 100th wedding anniversary.
Although the couple passed away more than three decades ago, their children and grandchildren keep their memory alive by routinely celebrating their wedding anniversary.
According to granddaughter Vernita Coffey, 114 people attended the family reunion and wedding anniversary; some met each other for the first time. Altogether, 14 of 23 first-generation grandchildren attended.
As part of the celebration, Peggy and Steve Lightbody br...