Ryan Klingensmith Memorial


Denny & Lori would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to everyone who has donated to Ryan's go fund me account. They would have liked to sent everyone a personal thank you, but they do not have addresses and there are many who donated anonymously. They are overwhelmed by all the many acts of kindness by so many people. Please continue to pray for them as the continue to grieve over the loss of their wonderful, loving son Ryan. Thank you again and God bless
Please help me help the Go Fund Me for Ryan Klingensmith reach our goal of $20,000!!!!

In Times of Grief

Grief is a fact of life, dear friend, that we all have to meet at times, it’s not easy to accept it, but we must, thought it seems a crime. 

We can’t see God in any place, but I assure you He is there.  We hold just some of the pieces of Life’s Puzzle, so persevere –

God holds all of the missing pieces and in time they will be placed in your Life’s Picture Puzzle – Then your sorrow will be erased. 

Lean heavily upon Our Lord, for He is always very near, He’s beside you in times of stress, and in times of grief and fear. 

Just pray to Him for acceptance of the vacuum death has caused, He will give you tolerance, He will pull you from the jaws. 

Of sorrow that’s too hard to bear, For He understands humanity.  He’ll help you carry your despair until all souls will be set free.

Prayer:

My heart is very heavy, Lord, My burden is too hard to bear, Take my cross for a little while, and tell me that you care.  -- Dorothea E. McHugh

Donations

  • Leah McCulley 
    • 50 $ 
    • 46 mos
  • Mark & Kim Losurdo 
    • 100 $ 
    • 49 mos
  • Nancy Bessey 
    • 170 $ 
    • 49 mos
  • Monica Johnston 
    • 40 $ 
    • 49 mos
  • Tom and Benita Gearhart 
    • 50 $ 
    • 49 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Janet McCartan Cox 
Organizer
Newton, IA
Denny Klingensmith 
Beneficiary
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