A SIBLING’S CELEBRATORY REQUIEM: Balancing Sadness and Gladness

Funeral service of Holy Communion  for Victoria Ruth (nee Bartling) Bouman  was observed on the Fifth Day of Christmas, December 29, 2011, at Grace Lutheran Church, River Forest, Illinois.  My sister Victoria, eldest of six siblings,  was born  January 14, 1923 and died early morning Christmas Day. How to frame a eulogy for my sister?  Really, very simple andContinue reading “A SIBLING’S CELEBRATORY REQUIEM: Balancing Sadness and Gladness”