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Lori Nash-Kanitz (Angel Becky's Mom) (#46773201)
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Bio Photo A Baby Boomer, born on August 9, 1951, now considered a Senior Citizen. That makes me laugh -- I don't feel like a Senior Citizen, but I do take advantage of the discounts!

I retired from the Sheboygan Police Department on my birthday, August 9, 2013.

My only child, Rebecca Rose, suffered and died of leukemia when she was "almost five." It's true when they say, you can't understand the pain and grief of losing a child unless you have experienced it yourself. How I wish Find A Grave had been around in 1983 when Becky passed away. Find A Grave has been a true comfort and a blessing to me personally. Such wonderful people I have met here!

My husband is Daniel. We married on September 4, 1999. He is a retired Technical Sergeant of the United States Air Force. He has two wonderful adult daughters from a previous marriage, Melina in Lynchburg, VA, and Sally in St. Louis, MO. I have two wonderful son-in-laws, Melina's husband Wil, and Sally's husband Chris. I am also a step-grandmother to Liam and Mila, but Sally corrects me and says I'm just grandma, forget the step. Melina and Wil gave us another grandchild on February 13, 2014, Priscilla. This is a joy I thought I'd never experience -- being a grandmother!

Note: THANK YOU to all the kind people who have left notes and/or flowers on the sites of my loved ones. I believe that every time someone leaves a message, the person it was intended for knows that you are thinking of them, which is very comforting to me.

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Traci's Mom
Traci Fields
SUCCESS!

Because of you and other wonderful findagrave friends, Traci now has 5,260 flowers/tokens, and her birthday is a little over a week away. THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU! We appreciate you all so much.

I'm in awe! To show you more of what Traci was like, I posted the following on her memorial page,

"Traci, my angel, I can see the big grin on your face for all the flowers you're receiving on your memorial page. You're telling me, "Mom, why are you so surprised there are so many good people in this world? You should have known that....." "You're right, sweetheart, I should have known".

Traci was a person of strong faith, and GOD took excellent care of her, and helped her through all her hardships! Her faith never waivered.

GOD, bless them all, and thank you for your wonderful gift of Traci.

We've received an outpouring of so much love for Traci. I will try to get to everyone's site and leave a flower/token for at least one of their loved ones. However, there are so many of you, it will take me a while.


Sharon (Traci's mom)
Added by Traci's Mom on Nov 10, 2014 4:04 PM
Traci Clark
Jef Lawson
Lori,

Thank you so much for remembering my sister Jef. I am so sorry to read about the loss of your daughter. She was cute little girl. My Mom is so grateful when she sees someone has remembered one of her daughters. Jef was a special person and greatly missed daily.

Traci
Added by Traci Clark on Nov 07, 2014 4:27 PM
florida boy 64
RE: Traci
Here are 2 more gone to soon John Ackley 130507702 and Timothy Ross 130407716
Added by florida boy 64 on Nov 07, 2014 2:17 PM
Traci's Mom
Traci Fields
Lori, thank you for the token and very kind words you left on my Traci's memorial. Yes, we do have a kinship. Our daughters' went through such hard times with their leukemia and GOD held their hands and hearts during the whole time.

Traci as well as your daughter were wonderful gifts from GOD. They're in our hearts and minds every single day. Their passing has left major holes in the hearts of their family and friends.

I appreciate you helping to reach my goal of 5,000 tokens by her birthday, November 20th.

I'm thankful and blessed for your kindness. GOD bless you for your heavenly heart.

Added by Traci's Mom on Nov 07, 2014 12:58 PM
ITALY64
Thanks.
Thanks Lori and I'm sorry if I'm wrong before your name. I visited the memorial of Rebecca , and I put it between my virtual one people always present in my heart. A big hug from Italy. Mario.
Added by ITALY64 on Nov 07, 2014 11:31 AM
ITALY64
Hi Lory.
Thank you for visiting the memorial of my beloved Dad. Mario.
Added by ITALY64 on Nov 07, 2014 11:05 AM
florida boy 64
Traci Fields
Traci birthday is on the 20th we are trying to get her to 5000 flowers. Please leave flowers for these people when you can Gabriele Di Ciero 138187388 Marisol Maltos 46533344 Candace Gray 107082668 thank you
Added by florida boy 64 on Nov 07, 2014 1:07 AM
Hannah
Ms. Bramstedt
I got a kick out of your personal story from Ms. Bramstedt's obituary. She seems like she was quite the lady. I'm going to have to try eating an apple that way... actually, I think I'll leave that to her in her memory :)

-Hannah
Added by Hannah on Sep 16, 2014 12:48 AM
florida boy 64
Gone to Soon
You go to my bio page my grave friend Kate Duvall click on when you go to her bio page she has a goon to soon section. when you click on that you will see a lot of children on there. She has the 4 girls that were killed in the Birmingham church bombing in 1963. Former Secretary of State Condalisa Rice knew them. When you can please leave a flower for Dr. Elizabeth Koscho 43197968 she is buried in the same row as race driver Dan Wheldon 78554652 thank you
Added by florida boy 64 on Jul 25, 2014 8:48 PM
florida boy 64
RE: Judy Lynn Thomas
My pleasure. You know life is short I saw Terri Harris 118328640 3 days before she died can you please leave her a flower. I had 2 friends killed in accidents Gina Scott 111590436 and Cynthia Stone 75864427 can you also leave them flowers. Thank You
Added by florida boy 64 on Jul 17, 2014 2:55 AM
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