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Family Gathering- New Life Celebration

The funeral for Grandma D- Florene Denninger 
brought us all together from British Columbia, Canada,
Ontario, Canada, Virginia, Iowa and Michigan.
We gathered back at Lutheran Life Villages
 to eat and tell stories.
All the littles were gifted a harmonica- 
to remind us all to dance with joy because we 
"know that our Redeemer Lives."
Time with Papa and his guitar.
 We loved letting them all sing
 and make a joyful noise.

Time was spent looking 
at Grandma D's life albums.
So many stories of God's faithfulness.
 The littles had fun with each other.
 The Nord family gathers together.
 Time to hold and cuddle is always a good thing.
 Then biggest grand love 
with the youngest grand love.
 John gets some time to talk
 with his older brother.

Sara, David and Kathy with the 2 littlest grands.
The Denninger sisters- Top
The Graft sisters- Bottom 
(with spouses) 

Funerals are life moments 
to review and see priorities.
We give thanks that this 
faithful servant, Florene, could say:
"I have fought the good fight, 
I have finished the race, I have kept the faith."
2 Timothy 4:7

We give thanks for the faithful generations 
that have followed Florene.
May the Lord grant us each 
such a legacy too.

(Some edits have been made
 because of an adoption in process. 
We know you understand.)


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