Mom's final rest

On August 7, 2017 at 4:53 Denver time, my mother very quietly left us. I was with her. She was peaceful.

She was born on January 23, 1927 in Tacoma Washington. She died at the age of 90 from complications of advanced dementia. She was alert and aware until just two days before she left.

She will be buried with my father at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver, He was a WWII veteran, and as his widow she can be interred with him. Her wishes were to have his ashes placed in her casket so she can be laid to rest holding them. My father passed in 1992, and we will all find peace in knowing that Mom and Dad will finally be together again.

As this is a military cemetery, of course this was a more complicated matter than usual, but the hospice services that were helping us take care of mom in her final days were very helpful in handling the necessary paperwork and scheduling.

However we do need help with the mortuary and church service expenses, as Mom's burial insurance will cover $2500 of the $9800 final expenses. If you can help, we would be very grateful. If not, please share.

We are thankful for all of your support and understanding.

Donations

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  • Michael Rinearson 
    • 40 $ 
    • 42 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • 100 $ 
    • 42 mos
  • Colleen Fedorko 
    • 15 $ 
    • 42 mos
  • Tybo Shirek 
    • 80 $ (Offline)
    • 42 mos
  • TMB INC 
    • 200 $ 
    • 42 mos
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Organizer

Julie O'Malley 
Organizer
Los Angeles, CA
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