1.22.2009

Margaret Pender Maike


She...
  • was an English Lady
  • made the best German Potato Salad and the worst Jell-o salad ever
  • loved to sing the sound of Music
  • grew up during the Depression
  • had three children, four grandchildren and six great grandchildren
  • was married and loved Robert for 62 years
  • shared the love of scrapbooking with me
  • could remember every detail of her life
  • saved everything she could
  • starred in musicals at Town and Country theater
  • read romance novels
  • sewed clothing, costumes and quilts
  • drank tea with milk and sugar
  • could play tennis and piano
  • loved horses
  • helped run Trueman's Confectionary from 1940-1965
  • waited for her husband to come back from WWII
  • lived in the house Robert built since 1948
  • knew just about everyone in Fremont, OH
  • was named Boopsie by her Great Granddaughter Jordan

more abut her here. i was lucky enough to call her grandma for fourty years. i will miss her very much.

5 comments:

Trish said...

I'm so sorry, Laina. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your mom and your whole family. I know how much you loved her, and I also know she lives on in you all. Love you.

Jenn said...

Laina, I am so sorry to hear of your grandma's passing. Please know my prayers are with you and your family.
Congrats on the pubs and have a great time on your cruise!

pickmepam said...

so sorry to hear about your grandmother. i love what you have said about her.

Lynn said...

Sorry to learn of your grandmother's passing. Wanted to let you know I was always happy to see her when she came to the crops with your Mom. She was a lot of fun !!

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