Category Archives: Corina

Happy Father’s Day, Dad

Happy Father’s Day, Dad! You’ve been gone now for 7 1/2 years. It doesn’t seem possible because I still miss you so much… You were a good dad to me. I always loved you and was so proud of you. In just … Continue reading

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Ninety-nine and… Part III

Living new lives as born-again Christians brought both joy and sorrow to Corina and Glen. The peace and joy they felt with each other and with God was so wonderful. But, was it worth all the turmoil it caused in … Continue reading

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My Last Farewell

The morning after Mother’s memorial service we, Jerry, Pam, Gene and I, headed for Washington. Mother’s ashes were to be buried with Dad’s at Stanwood, Washington. I just can’t believe both of my parents are gone. Jerry and Gene loading … Continue reading

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A Day To Honor… And Remember…

September 4, 2013 was a day to remember both my mother and my sister, Lorraine. It was the day of the memorial service for Mother and it was the day that one year ago Lorraine suddenly died. So it was … Continue reading

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Exactly One Month Ago…

Exactly one month ago, right down to the minute, my mother breathed her last breath. August 25, 2013, 7:00 AM. I know. I was beside her. Thank You, Lord,  for allowing me this precious moment.  Someone (sorry, I can’t remember who … Continue reading

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Ninety-nine and… Part II

School was out for the summer, 1932, so Corina went to visit her Aunt Pauline and Uncle Tony Parrish, in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Her own family was now living in La Crosse, Wisconsin. It was the summer between her junior … Continue reading

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Ninety-nine and… Part I

Seventy and one years ago to the day! August 25, 1942 the doctor told my dad Corina would give birth to the baby. However, neither one of them would live. But…God had a different plan! August 25, 2013 William Claude, … Continue reading

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