Tuesday, January 20, 2009

A Love Story....

I have been meaing to write about this....

I have mentioned before that my Dad has 9 brothers & sisters. He is the second youngest. His oldest sister, Carmel, was already married and had children when he was born. I am really sad to say, my Aunt Carmel passed away on January 4th. She had alzeimers. She was married to her husband, Clint, for 68 years. Man, that is a long time. Jake and I would have to live to be 95 to be married that long!!!! Well, if you read her obituary you will see you was survived by her husband. Right after her funeral he became ill and he passed away 6 days later. How horrible for the family but what a sweet love story.

5 comments:

JoAnn said...

Thats incredible! What a terribly beautiful tragicaly wonderful love story! I love hearing those stories! Incredible!

Anonymous said...

and was the last time you saw your aunt carmel?

Jennifer said...

That's so sweet!

Mandy said...

That is sweet!
When I worked in the nursing home we saw a lot of that. Even cases where both patients had dementia, it's like they just know.I guess after all those years together that other person just feels like a part of you!

Anonymous said...

Hey, it's Kelly.

Thanks for the little story about Grandma and Grandpa.

On a lighter note, the joke at Grandpa's funeral was whether or not Grandma was disappointed that she only got a week's vacation from him......

:-)