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Good bye mom

Saturday, March 07, 2020

It is with a very heavy heart that I must report my mom passed away Thursday evening. She took her last breath at approximately 5:17. Her last couple of days were very hard, as she was unresponsive. Hospice was wonderful for the short time they were involved and all of their services were comforting to both mom and the rest of us.

Some pictures of my mom and her favorite things.

Mom


Selfie of mom and dad at their 50th high school reunion in 2015


Family pic at their 50th anniversary in 2018


King size quilt mom made for my brother and his wife for their wedding


Close up of wedding quilt, showing the signature blocks with notes from friends and family


Mom in her "happy place", teaching a quilting class


One of her small, wall hanging quilts at a quilt show


A small quilt she made for my brother with a sting ray and a sea turtle embroidered on it (he was a scuba diving instructor)


Mom and her friend Gail posing with a few veterans they had just presented with quilts from Quilts of Honor, each quilt is given with a storage bag emblazoned with the veterans branch of service


Mom posing with a veteran who suffers from PTSD and couldn't receive his quilt at the quilt show. Instead he received it with a few other veterans at a small ceremony put together by the local Junior College's Veteran's support group.
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