Monthly Archives: January 2016

Happy Birthday Leslie Nielson Laemmlen!

My sister-in-law, Leslie and I almost share a birthday.  She came to earth 5 days after I arrived in 1959.  Leslie married my older brother, Paul 26 August 1982.  They have 3 beautiful children, Riana b. 1985, Janelle b. 1989, … Continue reading

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‘Ride Faster’

Descendants of Israel Barlow are fond of recounting the quality of service rendered by this great pioneer in the early days of the Church, particularly the day he delivered a message on behalf of the Prophet Joseph Smith. The date … Continue reading

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Ruby Grace Lundquist Smuin b. 6 Jan 1898, d. 19 Feb 1959

“In Memory of a Precious Sister, Ruby Grace Lundquist Smuin,” Written by Elsie Lundquist McNabb and edited by Wallace F. Gray. Our parents were devoted to the Church. They gave us a true religious background. We each had our regular … Continue reading

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I am 57 today. . .

Things are off to a good start.  I know there are many years ahead, but I am already feeling a bit stressed about how few years there are ahead.  I remember once hearing a dear older friend lament that he … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Laemmlen!

This is my Great-great Grandfather from Grossgartach.  He was born 3 January 1863 in Grossgartach, Germany.  My grandpa Rudolf told me that his father worked about 25 acres of land, about 30 pieces scattered in a 1.5 mile radius around … Continue reading

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Farewell to the Children

Yesterday after a bit of cross country skiing and some fabulous burgers at Miner’s in Yakima, Adam and Heidi and Claire got in the big car and drove away from us.  My heart was breaking as they laughed together and … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from the Lewis Family!

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