Brock family reunion held August 3
The descendants of the James A. and Sarah E. Brock family met for their annual reunion, Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at the Autumn Park Apartments in Washington. There were 24 in attendance. Following the blessing by Gene Baumert, a bountiful cooperative dinner at 1 p.m. was enjoyed by all.
Those in attendance were: Dr. Paul Baumert Jr. of Pleasant Hill; Doug and Kim DeBrower of Victor; Larry and Connie Baumert of Marion; Amber and Logan Smith of Bettendorf; Margaret Yeater of Davenport; Irene Baumert of Burlington; Richard, Jody, and Anita Adler of Lockridge; Matthew Baumert of Oskaloosa; Loretta Streigle of Sigourney; Dennis and Judy Baumert, and Gene Baumert of Keota; Greg and Kathy Brower of Richland; Mark Baumert and Lynn Zimmerman of Ainsworth; Wayne Brock, Gwen Thyen, and Tracy Baumert of Washington.
Irene Baumert of Burlington was the eldest in attendance, and baby Logan Smith of Bettendorf was the youngest.
The contest for guessing the correct number of M&Ms in the jar was won by Matthew Baumert of Oskaloosa. He also provided homemade ice cream for all to enjoy.
Everyone enjoyed playing bingo, called by Greg Brower of Richland, with many prizes given. Picture taking and visiting rounded out the day.
The 2015 Brock reunion will be held on the first Sunday in August at the Autumn Park Apartments in Washington.