The first annual Ellsworth Cousin’s Reunion was held at Willie’s in St. Lawrence, S.D. on Saturday, July 6, 2013 with 70 attending.
Following a delicious meal, the afternoon was spent sharing memories and taking pictures. A Memory Table was displayed with pictures and memorabilia of the deceased members including George and Della Ellsworth, Kenzi Ellsworth, Deb Shaw, Kenneth Ellsworth, Rhonda (Ellsworth) Wagner, Roxane (Ellsworth) Smith Morphew, Tim Ellsworth, Shantel Anderson and Heather Slunecka.
Steve Ellsworth took a busload out to the Ellsworth place.
Several of the relatives spent Thursday, July 4 at the home of Doug and Janice Purrington and Friday evening, July 5 at Willie’s in St. Lawrence,
Next year’s reunion will be Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Willie’s in St. Lawrence.
THOSE ATTENDING THE Ellsworth reunion were Aaron and Rita Ellsworth and Doug and Janice Purrington, Miller; Dan and Kara Heffner, Grady and Haley, Huron; Jon and Deidra Deuter, Amia, Bailey and Nicole, Faith; Wayne and Cheryl Brock, Ryan and Kristen Rittel, Reis and Colby, Highmore; Nathan Zacher and Sarah Sharp Theophilus, Charlie and Adeline, Sioux Falls: Steve Ellsworth and Dani Ellsworth, Miller; Jasper and Patricia Shaw, Miller; Ron Shaw, Pierre; Jim Shaw, Miller; Judy Morford, Brandon; Kim and Jeanette Benson, Spirit Lake, Iowa and Joe Shaw, Huron; Randy and Nancy Ellsworth, Buda, Texas; Jackie Ellsworth and Kyle Miner, Rockport, Texas; Anthony and Jamie (Ellsworth) Gamez and Emme, Houston, Texas, and Jenna Ellsworth, College Station, Texas; Robert and Bernice Ellsworth, Stephan; Bobby Ellsworth, Fort Thompson; Dusty and Cindy Anderson, Parkston; Shae Stephenson, Faulkton; Greg and Buffy Ellsworth and Alana, Carbondale, Ill.; Robert and Karen Kroning and Alec Kroning, Northridge, Calif..; Mark Kroning and Storm Kroning, Monroeville, Pa.; Gene and Janice Moncur, Miller; Rick Walz and Donna Sivertsen, Parkston; Lori Fischer, Mitchell and Mallory Fischer, Miller; Gordon and Barbara Slunecka, Miller; Nicole Haneke, Nathan and Ashley, Canton, S.D.; and Shawn Slunecka, Shannon and Rhiannon, Miller.