2011 Reunion


Milo Andrus Family Reunion

“An Old Fashioned Pioneer Picnic”

Saturday, June 18, 2011
Salt Lake City, Utah
Liberty Park

700 East 900 South (Map)
Rice Terrace Pavilion (NE corner of the park)


Schedule of Events


Pancake Breakfast

  • Time: 8:30 – 10 am
  • Place: Liberty Park, Rice Terrace Pavilion
  • Cost: Suggested donation is $5.00 per family


Business Meeting

  • Time: 10 – 11 am
  • Place: Liberty Park, Rice Terrace Pavilion

The business meeting will include:

  • Genealogical research update
  • Election of new officers (president and vice-president)
  • Financial report
  • Reports from wife line representatives
  • Other family business and announcements
  • Preview of the events of the rest of the day


Lunch with Your Wife Line

  • Time: 11:30 am – 1 pm
  • Place: Liberty Park

During this time you can look forward to getting to know your family better, conducting wife line business, talking genealogy, playing games and, of course, eating.

Abigail Jane Daley

Sara Ann Miles

Lucy Loomis and Francenia Tuttle

Adaline Alexander

Mary Ann Webster

  • Chairperson: to be determined

Ann Brooks

Jane Munday

Margaret Ann Boyce

  • Chairperson: to be determined

Emma Covert


Free Time

  • Time: 1 – 3 pm

Suggested activities:

Milo-Related Activities

  • Check out the displays of family pictures and memorabilia
  • Visit Milo’s grave in Holladay, the Andrus Halfway House at “This Is The Place” Heritage Park (entrance fee), or other Andrus related sites in the Salt Lake City area (print a copy of the driving tour here; copies will also be available at the reunion)

Liberty Park Activities

  • Rent paddle boats on Liberty Park Lake
  • Feed the ducks
  • Play horseshoes, softball, volleyball, football, or soccer (Liberty Park has recreation kits avaiable that include two softballs, two bats, a volleyball, a volleyball net, a set of horseshoes, a football, and a soccer ball; $5 rental fee)
  • Swim at the pool (entrance fee)
  • Visit Tracy Aviary (open 9am – 5pm, visit tracyaviary.org for admission prices)
  • Visit the Chase Museum of Utah Folk Arts (open 2 – 7pm, free admission, visit their website for more information)
  • Play in the Seven Canyons fountain (a maze of water which starts at a small pool and ends at a water fountain)
  • Ride the amusement park rides (chair swings, merry-go-round, Ferris wheel, etc.; entrance fee)
  • Play at the playground (slides, swings, sandbox and a tree house)
  • Visit the concession stand
  • Relax and take a nap under a tree

For more information about Liberty Park go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liberty_Park


Pioneer Games

  • Time: 3 – 4:30 pm
  • Place: Liberty Park, Rice Terrace Pavilion
  • Activities: treasure hunt, egg toss, string games, yo-yo contest, three legged races, sack races, foot races by age, stick and hoop races, coloring and painting pictures, making sock and yarn dolls and buzz saw string toys , and wood carving
  • Prizes will be awarded to game winners.



  • Time: 4:30 – 5:45 pm
  • Place: Liberty Park, Rice Terrace Pavilion
  • Cost: Suggested donation is $5.00 per family

Dinner will include: hamburgers, hot dogs, watermelon, drinks, and brownies.

The pavilion can seat 200, but if you have recreational/camp chairs, please bring them.



  • Time: 6 – 8 pm
  • Place: Liberty Park, Rice Terrace Pavilion

Program will include:

  • Performance by the Milo Andrus Family Orchestra
    (if you are interested in being a part of the family orchestra, click here for more details; we welcome all skill levels; please respond by June 1, 2011)
  • “The Life and Wives of Milo Andrus” — a readers’ theater play about Milo Andrus and each of his wives

We encourage everyone to stay around after the program to visit, share stories, view displays, and so on.



Questions? Volunteer to Help?

Anyone willing to help with the reunion please contact the reunion chairperson, Mark Andrus, as soon as possible: vicepresident@miloandrus.org.