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By The Staff

The Hoffman Family Reunion met at Rogier Park in Vandalia on June 17.
Five families were not represented: Leonard, Harry, Edmund, Arnold and Raymond Hoffman.
• Albert Hoffman family members present were: Evelyn and Gary Probst of Ramsey, Connie Weller of Bethalto, May Delia Probst of Bingham, and Alan and Christy Probst of Fillmore.
-Marriage in family: Kirsten Probst and Vijay Santhakumar on Oct. 2, 2011.
-Births: Sutton Christopher Weller, Sept 14, 2011, to David and Gretchen Weller; Owen Randall Goodman, Jan. 17, 2012, to Bill and Megan Goodman; and Mallory Elyse Day, May 29, 2012, to Jason and Genni Day.
• Emmett Hoffman family members present were; Joan and Frank Moxey, and Elaine Michel of Vandalia; Bob Hoffman, and Jeff and Lori Hoffman of Bingham; Meagan and Kynlee Sigrist of Vandalia; and Wade and Emily Wilhour, Laney, Elly, Andrew and Carly of Beecher City.
-Marriages in family: Jeff Hoffman and Lori Diane Dugan, Oct. 1, 2011; Clint Sigrist and Megan Hoffman, Jan. 14, 2012; and Darren Paul Lunn and Tara Sue Casey, Dec. 30, 2011.
-Birth of Kynlee Rae Sigrist, May 9, 2012.
• Edmund Hoffman’s family.
-Birth: Morgan Whitney Helgen, Nov. 16, 2011, to David and Jennifer Helgen. She is the great-great-granddaughter of Edmund Hoffman.
-Death: Brenda Faye Thiele, Nov. 10, 2011.
• Lawrence Hoffman family members present were: Bill and Janet Friesner of Vandalia; and Carolyn McLauglin, Springfield.
-Births: Preston James Friesner, Jan. 4, 2012, to Joshua and Shawna Friesner; and Micah James Friesner, May 13, 2012, to Jonathan and Kate Friesner.