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A Friend's Mother
« on: October 24, 2009, 10:15:27 PM »
Mildred, the mother of a close friend, reposed on Thursday after a long and full life of 95 years.  Tough Norwegian stock, she was.

May the memory of the handmaiden of God, Mildred, be eternal!
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Re: A Friend's Mother
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2009, 03:09:51 AM »
Memory eternal. What a grand old age!
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Re: A Friend's Mother
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2009, 06:32:02 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: A Friend's Mother
« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2009, 10:41:16 AM »
Memory Eternal.
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Re: A Friend's Mother
« Reply #4 on: October 25, 2009, 04:47:28 PM »
Blessed Rest Grant thy Handmaiden Mildred, Count Her O Lord Among thy Rightous......
May Mildreds Memory Be Eternal...Amen...
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Re: A Friend's Mother
« Reply #5 on: October 25, 2009, 07:03:30 PM »
Memory eternal! Christ is risen!
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Re: A Friend's Mother
« Reply #6 on: October 25, 2009, 08:30:33 PM »
"Lord have mercy."

"Memory eternal."

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Re: A Friend's Mother
« Reply #7 on: October 26, 2009, 12:28:32 PM »

May Mildred's Memory be Eternal!
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Re: A Friend's Mother
« Reply #8 on: October 26, 2009, 01:49:45 PM »
May the faithfully departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.
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