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Condolence From: Kelly Tuszke
Condolence: I have so memories of my childhood that include Margaret and Gertrude. Much of it includes food.... You always made us feel so special when we visited. Cooking so much and such good food...I know my Dad was special to you and I'm taking comfort in knowing he was waiting for you! We all loved you and your gentle heart❤️
Thursday January 04, 2018
Condolence From: Kathy Schealler
Condolence: Aunt Margaret, you were a cherished member of the family. Thank you for all of the lamb cakes you made with love for your nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews. We love you!
Thursday January 04, 2018
Condolence From: Abigail
Condolence: Please allow me to express my deepest condolences for your family's loss. I hope that you will find comfort in the real hope that the Bible gives of being reunited with your loved one again. In the Bible at John 5:28, 29 it reads, "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out.". The Bible there promises that your loved one will come back to life again in the resurrection. (Acts 24:15) The Bible also promises that soon death will be no more. (Revelation 21:3, 4) I encourage you to visit for more information about this wonderful hope.
Thursday January 04, 2018
Condolence From: Doug Johnson and Family
Condolence: For my Aunt Margaret -

We are deeply saddened by the loss of Aunt Margaret. In the sadness of her passing, my memories of her warm my heart.

Margaret, you’ve left us to join our family in heaven.

My memories of you are happy ones that put a smile on my face and warmth in my heart. So I would like to share a few thoughts on my memories.

Dearest Margaret,
I imagine you are with your sister Aunt Gertrude, my dad Don, Uncle Francis, Grandma Bea, the Wobbe’s and the rest of your friends in heaven. It must be a great and joyous reunion. Please take a few minutes to look down upon us and share a few more moments with your earthly family before moving onto catching up with your heavenly family.

Even though you never had the chance to meet my wife or daughters. I want you to know my daughters Anjali (15), and Taaliah (13) feel like they know you from the stories I share with them about the time I spent with you out at the Farm.

It makes them laugh to hear how you used to walk me out to the chicken coop to gather eggs, fill the water pail from a well you had to pump to get water, and getting milk from the cows. I wish Norman Rockwell could have painted a picture of you walking with my hand in yours and you carrying the eggs we had gathered.

When my daughters were little, they couldn’t imagine there were such things as brown chicken eggs. I recall wanting those for breakfast since I thought to be brown made them unique. When we didn’t have eggs, we had fruit loops that I saturated in teaspoonfuls full of sugar.

Spending time with you at the farm was always magical. I wish my kids could’ve come to the farm and experienced everything I hold dear in my memories. They will never know how much fun a farm is with today’s kids texting, playing computer games and not spending time outdoors. To me, you always had the neatest toys, the puzzle map of the USA made of wood, each state being a piece of the puzzle. You had that big box of colored blocks I played with for hours. You helped me build the castles of a little boy’s imagination, and I always put everything back in the neat toy closet.

I loved when my cousins Jerry, Alan, and Paul came out to the farm. Those three, my brother Dan and I would climb up in the hay to play, go over to the other barns and climb up the cobs of corn piled to the top of the corn cribs. I remember my dad giving me rides on the John Deere tractor and letting me steer. Each day ended with incredible meals, delicious home-made pies for dessert and falling asleep to the sound of crickets chirping in the warm Iowa summer breeze blowing the curtains.

This is how I will always remember you, Aunt Margaret. You and Aunt Gertrude were the kindest aunts I could ever wish for. My daughters always ask me to tell another farm story as they couldn’t believe such a place existed with such wonderful people and fun things to do outdoors.

I hope my story brings a smile to you, and to all who read this letter. Please tell our heavenly family hello from us and know you will live forever in the stories my children hear.

God bless you, Aunt Marge, I love you very much. You will be missed by those of us remaining here on earth. One day all of us will join you so until then, you will be in our prayers, memories, and stories.
Thursday January 04, 2018
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