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1997 Somsen Family Reunion Committee

(foto verdwenen / picuture lost)


From left to right (standing)

In crouch from left to right

Dirk Somsen
Age: 56
Profession: Entrepreneur
Married to: Rita Schuurman
Children: 2 girls, 1 boy
Job in committee: arranging locations, camp site, activities

Wim Somsen
Age: 49
Profession: teacher
Married to: Joke Houwers
Children: 1 girl, 1 boy
Job in committee: Arranging host families, week programme, music
Special achievement: skating the 'Elfstedentocht' in 1985, 1986 and 1997 (skating-tour round 11 villages, over 200 km)

Johan Somsen
Age: 62
Profession: teacher
Children: 2 girls
Job in committee: translator family book, arranging location 'Erve Kots'
Special achievement: Stopped smoking!

Derk J. Somsen
Age: 68
Profession: Retired salesman
Married to: Dirkje Lenselink
Children: 2 girls, 1 boy
Grandchildren: 3 boys, 2 girls
Job in committee: genealogic researcher and author of family book, reunioncoordinator, arranging host-families

Desiree Appeldoorn
Age: 28
Profession: saleswoman
Married to: Willem Jan Somsen
Job in committee: secretary

Marianne Somsen
Age: 40
Profession: teacher
Married to: Chris de Groot
Children: 2 boys
Job in committee: translator family book

Ard Somsen
Age: 25
Profession: bank clerk
Girl-friend: Mirjam Rhebergen
Job in committee: treasurer

Willemien Somsen
Age: 49
Profession: housewife
Married to: Hennie van Eerden
Children: 2 girls, 1 boy
Job in committee: member, odd-jobs

Theo Somsen
Age: 51
Profession: manager of tax-office Nijmegen
Married to: Josette Joosse
Children: 1 boy, 1 girl
Job in committee: author family book, in charge of reunion programme, organization, media contacts
Special achievement: pilgrimage (by bike) to Santiago de Compostela (Spain) in 1994 (2.700 km)

Ben Somsen (not portrayed)
Age: 66
Profession: video-producer
Married to: Hannie Stroes
Children: 4 boys
Grandchildren: 1 boy, 2 girls
Job in committee: audio/video

Hans Somsen
Age: 60
Profession: information officer in furniture and wood-processing industry
Married to: Ankie Ekkel
Children: 3 boys, 1 girl
Grandchildren: 1 boy, 1 girl
Job in committee: chairman of committee


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