This year's reunion fell AFTER the July 4th holiday.
That timing seemed to work well for a full 116 Martin family members and friends.
Russell Martin, youngest first cousin, celebrated his FIFTYTH birthday on Independence Day. Russell being 50 gives the general public some idea just how old the rest of us are becoming. Congratulations, Russell!
We had several new bablies and other small children the family had only met once or twice before. Among new arrivals were Emma Martin, daughter of Phillip & Lesley Martin -- most photographed baby in the photos of this page. Family also met Tregan, duaghter of Heather and Matt McCarty. Ed and Brenda Martin are grandparents to both babies. It was fun to see Leighann Chrisman, granddaughter of Ann and Tom Roberts, again this year, and Ruby Reaser, adopted daughter of Dennis and Katie Reaser. Isaiah Martin Wilson attended the reunion with his parents, Jason & Angela Wilson, older brother Carson, and grandparents, Linda and Ken Wilson.
Other kids are growing like weeds., Carol and Max Yoho's great grand-triplets, Sophia/Julia/Sam Gliser will finished kindergarten in May.
This year's bounty of door prizes was awesome...especially the quilting by Darlene Morgans and the wide array of freshly prepared FOOD TREATS were well received. Ron Martin brought more impressive woodworking crafts as special gifts. Reaser clan was kind to handle door prize distribution again this year...and were a serious help with reunion clean-up again in 2013.
Thanks to all who helped to run the show, including Linda and Ken Wilson, who provided muscle for setting up and cleaning up. Ken also took family group photos. Phyllis and David Gish were kind to help again with check-in and money collection toward paying for lunch catering.
Darlene Morgans had guests attending from Texas. Linda and Ken's daughter Laurie and significant other, Eric, were in Kansas from Madison, WI, and Gish son Derek was home from Las Vegas.
Most Photographed New Kid -- Emma, daughter of Phillip & Lesley Martin
Outdoor Play and Relaxation
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