Bio: Wry, Family Reunion (20 Aug. 2008)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Wry, Gereau, Thill, Horgen, Schreiner, Wochinski, Story, Madlon, Wiacek, Johnson, Foster, Kujawa, Barlow, Yonker, Taylor, Warner, nelson, Hebert, Birkenholz, Johansen, Schultz, Raether, Newburry, Walteraitis, Tachke, Bradley, Boor, Jones, Duvall, Dernovsek

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., WI.) August 20, 2008

Wry Family Reunion (12th - 2008)

Family descendants of Alma and Amanda Gereau Wry held a 12th family reunion on Saturday, August 2, 2008, at Big Rock Hunting Preserve near Gilman. Bruce and Lolita Wry hosted the reunion.

Those in attendance were: Bruce and Lolita Wry, and Galen Wry of New Richmond; Bruce’s son, Nick, and wife, Charise, and family from Fargo, North Dakota; Bill, Beverly and Frank Thill, Fall Creek; Dale and Jean Horgen, Keith and Joanne Schreiner, Chippewa Falls; Brenda and Dan Wochinski, New London; Dorvin and Marilyn Story, Duane, Bev and Erin Madlon, and John and Gladys Wiacek of Sheldon; Fred and Mavis Johnson, Mosinee; Marvin and Mary Foster and Bailey, Sheboygan Falls; Bruce and Deb Kujawa, Muskego; Trista Barlow and Brett, and Ken and Geri Wry; Karen Yonker and her grandson Dillon Taylor, Marshfield; Peggy Warner, Tom and Hazel Nelson, Medford; Shirley Hebert, Spencer; Gary and Darlene Johnson, Stratford; Chuck and Dorothy Birkenholz, Lee Birkenholz, Shane, Dana, Shantel and Reannon, Ron and Sue Wry, Gilman; Eric, Carrie, Cami, Levi and Bodie Johansen, Pardeeville; Neal and Jerolyn Schultz and Ernie Raether of Menomonee Falls; Tina Newburry and son Adam Tachke, Stetsonville; Tracie and Lucas Walteraitis, Thorp; Jeane Story, Altoona; Tammy, Jacob and Sydney Bradley, Fairchild; Gary and Barb Boor, Osseo; Wayne, Nicole, Belle and Abby Jones, Holcombe; Jeff, dawn, Beck and Story Duvall from Puyallup, Washington; Della Story, Jump River; Wendy, Devan, Abigail and Quentin Dernovsek from Hudson, and Danelle and Garrett Dernovsek from River Falls.

The afternoon activities included visiting and reminiscing, along with a raffle and picture taking of the families attending the reunion for an album which would be brought to future reunions.

The eldest person attending was Ernie Raether, 94, of Menomonee Falls. The farthest distance was from Washington State, Jeff and Dawn Duvall and family.

The next reunion will be held in 2010 and will be hosted by Bill and Beverly Thill and family.



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