April 25, 2012
The annual Schmick reunion was Easter weekend with 66 in attendance. Gatherings included a Friday dinner at Sol Vallarta, lunch Saturday at Eddy’s, an informal get-together at the Best Western meeting room and a memorial service for Loretta Hill at the Endicott cemetery.
A reunion dinner was at Hill Ray Plaza. Lorraine Beardemphl and Kirk Schmick chaired the event. At the program opening videos were shown in memory of cousins who died the past year, Loretta Hall and Mark Beardemphl. Background music on the viola was played by Brandon Schmick, a member of the Ferris High School orchestra.
Following the buffet, Kirk Schmick played the guitar and the activities program ended with the annual family trivia game.
Attending the reunion were Don Schmick, Colfax; Doug Schmick, Portland; Sara and Dan Staggs and two children, Portland; Sonja and Chad Caines and two children, Seattle; Kirk and Deb Schmick, Spokane; Katie Schmick, Colfax; Gary and Ann Schmick and two children, Spokane; Jim Schmick and two children, Federal Way; Mary Shaw, Natalie Shaw, Emily Shaw and Jolie, all of Colfax, Lorraine and Vickie Beardemphl, Whidbey Island; Eric and Jessy Beardemphl and two children, DesMoines; Dorothy Nicley, Vancouver; Warren and Lisa Nicley, Tri-Cities; Steven and Suzanne Schmick, Jerry and Joan Schmick, all Endicott; Stan and Carol Schmick, Yakima; Tom Schmick and friend, Sunnyside; Dave and Karen Schmick, Jake and Karen Schmick, all Spokane; Dennis Hill, Spokane; Todd and Krista Anderson, Scott and LeAnne Anderson and four children.