The descendants of Robert K. and Mildred Torrens recently enjoyed a family reunion. Activities centered around the family farm southeast of Oakdale, established in 1853.
Those attending were: Leon and Dorothy Torrens of Sparta; Gail and Kevin Bennett of Bulverde, Texas.
Hilma and Jack Miller, Bev, Joe and Carolyne Hanson of Omaha, Neb.; Cindy, Mike, Jacob and Garrett Loncar or Mansfield, Mass.
Bob and Donna Torrens of Catlett, Va.; Chuck Torrens of Portland Maine; Terri and Tom Munday, Harry and Matthew Pellatt of Marshall, Va.; Pam, Norman, Catherine and Sarah Estes of Remington, Va.
Gary Torrens of Oakdale.
Cathie Raney of Coulterville; Todd and Wendy Hays and Daphne Richardson of Sparta; Tim, Kristy, Lola and Rosalee Hays of Malvern, Pa.; Janna and Nick Gaudiuso of Staten Island, N.Y.
Joy and Charlie Boland of Colorado Springs, Colo.; Jen and Ryan Comar of Camino Island, Wash.
Ten grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren were unable to come.
Torrens cousins who attended were: Jim and Lela Torrens of New Athens, Martha and Jeff Rogers of Collinsville, Danny and Vicki Neuwirth of New Athens, Merle Little and friend Ruth of Tilden, Kay and Carol Torrens of Bloomington, Dennis and Tammy Little of Sparta, Diane Birkenmeier and Jill and Charles Calkins of Florissant, Mo.