Category Archives: Memorial

Remembering 2013

Last year, 2013, is a year I will never forget… There were joys and sorrows, highs and lows. I’ll highlight the main events here. In March we celebrated my mother’s 99th birthday! We were sure she’d make it to 100 but … Continue reading

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Advent

Today is the last day of Advent. The day of the birth of Jesus Christ. 4th CANDLE – (purple) THE ANGEL CANDLE or THE CANDLE OF LOVE – The angels announced the good news of a Savior.  God sent his … 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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Reflections…

There’s no place like home…yet my trip to Colorado and then on to Washington was full of family, love, caring, closeness, interests, friends, nature, details, good-byes, spending, reminiscing, and so much more. This morning as we reflected on our trip … Continue reading

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We Found It…

If you’ve ever searched for a certain grave in a cemetery you know what our day was like yesterday! But we found it! My sister, Lorraine and her husband, George. Lorraine died suddenly, September 4, 2012.  I miss her so … Continue reading

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A Special But Emotional Weekend

Late Friday night our daughter and son-in-law, Pam and Gene, came from Chicago. They came for the memorial service of our good friend, Joan Schloemann. Besides being good friends, Joan and Penn were the youth workers at our church all … Continue reading

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My Dear Friend, Joan

Today I went to the memorial service for my dear friend, Joan Schloemann. She died May 21, 2013 while waiting for a liver transplant. It wasn’t to be… She was my encourager and friend. I have so many memories of … Continue reading

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A Tremendous Worship Hour and A Celebration of Life

This morning our church body met as usual, but today we met with heavy hearts. A family who is loved by everyone in our church lost their 12 year old son by a self inflicted gun shot wound. He was … Continue reading

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Here I Am…

Well, here I am sitting…lying on the sofa feeling sickly. Every few minutes I stop to cough or blow my nose.  I had a tooth break off this afternoon. Can anything else happen?  Oh yes, as I lay here complaining … Continue reading

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A Sad Day

Today I went to the funeral of a young man, 23 years old. I’ve known him all his life, I knew his mother all her life and I’ve known his grandparents, on his mother’s side, since their wedding! Kevin’s mom … Continue reading

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