The fourth annual Grazier-Willis reunion took place June 24 at Kill Creek Park in De Soto. There were 76 family and friends in attendance.
The live band could not perform as in the past because public parks do not allow amplified music.
Those attending were Brenda Dolina, Chris Willis and daughters Kailey and Kyndra, Robert Bruening and Emily, Ivory Bruening and sons Michael and Trent, and Carol Lynn Jones and her boyfriend, all of Eudora; Laura Long, Norman and Donna Luther, Keith Ridgway and Ashley, Bev Cadue, Charlie and Vickie Chance, Mike and Mary Chance and children Chaz, Josy, Mary and Chianne, TeeJay Chance and children Alana and Travis Mayfield, Leota Fruit, Elfreda Payton, Elizabeth Stottle-Meyer and Joe Rudd, all of De Soto;
Bill and Zandra Monroe, Gardner; Ray and Betty Varnell and Eric, Della Barbosa and son John, Darlene Barbosa, Rhonda Martinez and son Jason, all of Osawatomie; Ron Achors, Shawnee; Misty Varnell and Alec and Linda Peak, all of Olathe; Cindy Zimmerman and children Kari and Andy, all of Ottawa; Dale and Sharron Eiseman, Billy Jones and son Josh, Jimmy Jones and son Michael, and Erin Lawrence and children Zach and Makayla, all of Linwood;
Mike and Julie Willis, Perry; Warren Gordon and Barbara Wilkins, both of Lawrence; Terry Earl, Edgerton; Linda Burkhart, Scott and Jennifer Haynes, Charlie Ray, Doris Lynn and Chelsie Riley and Dominic Ray, all of Lexington, Mo.; Dorothy Marie Wyans, Lars City, Mo.; Thelma Jean Knox, Lowry, Mo., Sally Jones, Appleton City, Mo., and Todd Ridgway and Brandi Sheets, both of Lebanon, Mo.
After dinner, the day was spent visiting and watching the children play.