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    Yesterday evening we received a call telling us a good friend has passed away about 1/2 before. She had suffered from Cancer for so many years, but would not give up smoking. About 1 1/2 months ago we received an invite to a party from her...turns out it was her idea of the wake she wanted to have. She was under Hospice care then and knew she didn't have much longer to live, so she wanted to see all her friends in one place once again. There must have been 150 people at the park that day...Amber was having a hard time that day but did her best. Two weeks ago she made her husband take her Christmas shopping...she was in wheel chair and was pretty much out of it, but gifts had to be purchased from Christmas she said. We knew she was holding on for Christmas with her two grown daughters and last night about 7:30 she went home to be with the LORD. She will be missed...please remember her in your prayers.

  • #2
    Sorry to hear about the loss of your friend however she is no longer suffering. Now is the time for healing. I will add the family to my prayer list.

    Life is hard. It is even harder when you are being stupid.
    John Wayne


    • #3
      We're so sorry to hear of this. You are in our prayers.

      Dan and Glenda


      • #4
        Larry sorry to read about your friend. She sounds quite a character.
        Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it.


        • #5
          Yes, Amber was always setting there in the comfy chair at all our bar-b-q's (and we have several during the year) no matter how bad she felt. Her husband and a few friends would get together and play music and she would always be setting up front singing along. In the several years we knew her, I can't remember a party or meeting that she wasn't sick. I remember the first time I saw her with grown in hair...I didn't know who she was at first. The following day after a party, she was always the first person to call, thanking us so much for the party...I know she is in so much better off a and pain free now, but she is so missed. Thanks for the kind words.


          • #6
            So sorry for your loss Larry, big hugs...

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            • #7
              She sounds like one super lady. Sorry for the family's loss and your loss.
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              • #8
                I'm sorry to hear about your friend. It sounds like she will be remembered with love and laughter. Can't ask for more than that.



                • #9
                  Seems like she will be missed but really lived while she was here. Prayers abound.

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                  And He set my feet upon a rock making my footsteps firm.
                  He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God;
                  Many will see and fear
                  And will trust in the Lord.
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                  • #10
                    What a special lady! And how comforting to be able to honor her life while she was there to enjoy the tribute. You're fortunate to have known such a person, and to have such fond memories to temper your sorrow at her death.

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                    • #11
                      G'Day Larry

                      Sorry to hear of your loss.



                      • #12
                        So sorry to hear of your friend's passing Larry but it's good to know that she lived life right up to the end. My condolences go out to all her family and friends.
                        Jim in Mexico

                        Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
                        - Albert Einstein


                        • #13
                          Larry, I'm so sorry to hear of your special friends passing. She sounds like someone we all would miss. It is a very difficult time for the family & you too. I'm sure you will cherrish her memories forever. You all will be in our prayers. God Bless.


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