On May 28, 2016 at 96 years young, my gram passed away in Moses Lake surrounded by family.  She was a woman who poured her heart into her entire family and welcomed anyone who walked through her back door or spent afternoons under her carport.

In these last four weeks since her passing I’ve been thinking a lot about friends and family. Often times we get to pick our friends, but seldom do we get to pick our family.  If I did have the choice; I’d still pick each and every one of you.  We’ve had our squabbles, our differences of opinion and we each lead a very busy life.  But that doesn’t change the fact that we are family.  We love deeply and commit to the things we believe in with our whole heart.

This is the heart of my gram represented by words of who she was to each of us.  She will be dearly missed and I can only hope the treasures she instilled in our hearts will live on for generations.


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