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The annual Porter reunion was held on Sept. 19 at Ramsey Lake State Park.
A potluck meal was served at 12:30 p.m., and the afternoon included visiting, taking photographs, playing bingo and going over the history of the Wellington and Sarah Porter families.
The reunion officers remained the same. A candy jar was passed around to guess how many pieces were in it; Dale Porter was the winner.
Those attending were: Gene and Mary Grandfield, and Claude Grandfield of Blue Mound; Denny and Maureen Stiner, and Donald Stiner of Owaneco; Jim and Flossie Stanbery of Ramsey, Geraldine Burton and Kelly Burton of Mason; Evelyn Ward and neighbor of Niantic; Danny and Janet Tague, Jason, David and Daniel of Montrose; Gary and Virginia Rigdon, Keith and Becky Emerick and family, Ted Koberlein, and Neal and Ester Koberlein of Brownstown; Mike and Becky Eyman and family of Mulberry Grove; Dorothy Feezel of Decatur; Tony Koberlein, Lavern Buff, and Joe and Terry Martin of St. Elmo; Keith and Donna Willey of Columbia, Mo.; David and Mary Brazel of St. Charles, Mo.; Steve and Lynn Helm of Tower Hill; Leno and Shirley Buff, Daven and Joshua, and Matthew Prylis of Mt. Zion; Tim and Crystal Winas, and Steve Harris of Taylorville; Jimmie Porter and Dale Porter of Mt. Home, Alaska; Tom Helm of Pana; and Glen and Jennie Sims of Bethany.
Next year’s reunion will be held on the second Saturday in June in the Kitchell Park pavilion in Pana, with dinner at 12:30 p.m.