The grave marker for my mom on Memorial Day

Posted By on May 27, 2013

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Although Memorial Day is one where we remember and honor those who have sacrificed their lives for our country and our freedom, this year I’m remembering my mom who died 5 months ago since her grave marker was set in time for Memorial Day. I think spending a little time there with my dad helped with closure for him (and me), although he admits it is challenging to be alone and to feel a purpose. Thankfully he has many friends in Sidney and several activities each week; between yard work this spring, church, retirement gatherings and his card buddies, he is keeping his calendar full. I stop when I can each week (or so) and my brother and his wife bring him dinner regularly. Still I know there is a void.

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