Mark's grandma quietly slipped away on Wednesday evening. She was born in the Netherlands and eventually immigrated to the United States. She leaves behind five sons (of six: one of her boys died in 2001) and one daughter (Mark's mom), along with 25 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren. She knew her Lord well, grandma did, and we are thankful she is with Him now.

The funeral will be Tuesday. Her earnest prayer, for years, has been that her sons would know Jesus. Will you pray with us that somehow, through her death- they might seek the One she knew and loved so well?

[photo: Grandma with Adelia, April 2008]


  1. So sorry to hear of her passing yet rejoice with you that she is now in her enternal home.
    I will pray for hearts to be changed.

    Have a restful weekend.

    (Wow, 16 weeks already! I am so excited for you. I could never figure out how to get the preggo ticker onto my blog...a little techno impaired I am.)

  2. Definitely praying, friend.
    I love that you have a picture of her with Addie!

  3. She got to meet your newest addition, and I'm sure SHARE in your newest little member (soon to be member...)
    Those are cool things that you can always be grateful for.

    Gramma's are the best. :)

  4. Hi Stacy :) I am so sorry to hear of your loss, though it is a joy to read that Mark's Grandma has gone to be with the Lord in heaven. Please give Mark a hug for us, and we will certainly be praying with you. Love & hugs, Q

  5. What a precious picture. I know you'll cherish it always, So happy for her--home at last. God bless your family. I just happened by.

  6. Oh, my. Saying a prayer for the family...

  7. Glad that you have the peace and assurance that she is in Jesus' arms. I am sure her service on Tuesday will be one of much celebration and full of happy remembrances.

    Praying that ears will be open and hearts will be prepared to know their Savior.

    mama to 6
    one homemade and 5 adopted

  8. What a wonderful picture of Addie and her Great-Grandma. I will definitely be praying. :)

  9. So sorry for your loss. I will be praying...


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