Four generations of Brewsters gathered for the 39th Annual Brewster Reunion on Sunday, August 14 at the Don Brewster Farm, just east of Bowling Green.
Family members started gathering on Saturday with a BBQ and entertainment by Butch and Byron Perron.
On Sunday, 39 family members and friends from six states gathered for a carry-in lunch, visiting, sharing family stories, and picture taking. Different family units were recognized and shared special events, each of the four generations were recognized and remembering two of our family members, Alvin Brewster and Rita Rinos, who passed away this year.
Those in attendance were Peggy Stroker, Peggy Grote, Alice Terry, Charles McCurdy, all of Vandalia; Patsy Stroker, of St. Peters; Jan and Alan Brake, of Montgomery City; Butch and Pamela Perron, of Clinton, Iowa; Byron Perron, Keith Perron and Mary V. Perron, of Mt., Pleasant, Iowa; Spencer and Kaylee Perron, of Iowa City, Iowa.
Jimee and Vernon Johnson, of El Centro, Calif.; Duane Johnston, of Jacksonville, Fla.; Wayne and Janice Baker, of Glendale, Ariz.; Jim, Karen, and Jonathan Taylor, of Mexico, Mo.; Julia Mae and Gene Taylor, of Curryville; Clayton and Carter Bergkoetter, of Lake St. Louis; Julie Flowers, of Jefferson City; Cathy Brewster, Julie and Mike Crabb, Ethan, Henry, Luella, of Overland Park, Kan.; Mary Brewster, Linda Grusszka-Brewster, Don and Dorothy Brewster, Scott Brewster, and Garrett Luebrecht, of Bowling Green.
The 2017 reunion will be held on August 13 at the Brewster farm.