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Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:40 PM

2013 starting out on a down note for our family.

When my dear husband and I married, he had 6 sets of grandparents/step grandparents and such. within the last 23 years we have been sad to lose them. Most were natural older age problems expected. One was a car crash that was pretty horrific and heroic at the same time. All he has left his his step grandpy and grammy. Many thought they would be some of the first to go, but thankfully they did not. He passed away yesterday at the age of 88. While we are sad, we had been expecting this any day since Christmas. We will send him off in style and then worry about his wife of 64 years and how much longer we will have her. They were very close, went through hardships together with grace. She had her first heart attack before she was 50 and where they lived, technology wasn't the best. She is a walking miracle. However, losing her husband after 64 years and her becoming very diabetic in the last year has all taken a toll on her. She just turned 90. We fear it will be just a matter of weeks and we will have lost all of hubby's grandparents.

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Reply 2013 starting out on a down note for our family. (Original post)
demtenjeep Jan 2013 OP
RKP5637 Jan 2013 #1
arthritisR_US Jan 2013 #2
freshwest Jan 2013 #3
Purveyor Jan 2013 #4
niyad Jan 2013 #5
Mnemosyne Jan 2013 #6
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demtenjeep Jan 2013 #10

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Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:42 PM

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Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:44 PM

2. I am so sorry for your loss, sad way to start

the year. Please take care

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Response to demtenjeep (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:54 PM

3. Sorry you are going through this. I can't really comment any further.

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Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:56 PM

4. Prayer coming forth for you and yours. Godspeed. eom

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Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:57 PM

5. definitely a sad way to start the year. wishing you and your family peace and comfort

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Sat Jan 5, 2013, 12:02 AM

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Sat Jan 5, 2013, 12:07 AM

7. I'm sorry... how tough this must be on his wife...

Sixty-four years...

I'm sorry your year started off so sadly.

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Sat Jan 5, 2013, 02:13 AM

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Response to demtenjeep (Original post)

Sat Jan 5, 2013, 04:35 AM

9. Much sympathy to you and all who loved him. This must be so hard for his wife

take good care of her and treasure her while you can.

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Sat Jan 5, 2013, 02:26 PM

10. thank you all

it has been very sad especially watching Grammy

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