My father-in-law passed away

Discussion in 'The Watercooler' started by Wiped Out, Aug 28, 2011.

  1. Wiped Out

    Wiped Out Well-Known Member Staff Member

    this morning. He truly was an amazing person. I have so many wonderful memories of times spent with him. We were able to be in Michigan this past weekend to see him. Friday night we were able to visit a bit and on Saturday night I was able to spend some time praying in his room. About 1/2 hour after we left to come back home we received a call saying he had passed away. He will be deeply missed by many. However, we know he is at peace and having a reunion with his 5 sons sons and one grandson. They are all probably watching the Tiger's baseball game today as he was an avid fan.
     
  2. JJJ

    JJJ Active Member

    (((Hugs))) So glad you got one last weekend with him.
     
  3. Steely

    Steely Active Member

    Hugs....I am so sorry......
     
  4. Mom2oddson

    Mom2oddson Active Member

    {{{{Hugs}}}} Sorry for you loss.
     
  5. gcvmom

    gcvmom Here we go again!

    It's good you were able to spend time with him during his final hours. Hold onto those happy memories. Sending hugs and prayers for your family.
     
  6. TerryJ2

    TerryJ2 Well-Known Member

    I am so sorry. I'm glad you were able to spend some peaceful time with-him before he passed away.
    {hugs}
     
  7. keista

    keista New Member

    Prayers out to you and your family. So sorry for your loss.
     
  8. TeDo

    TeDo Guest

    I am so sorry Sharon. I am so very glad you got to spend some time with him. Hold on to the memories. I still hold mine of my dad (although not nearly as many). {{{{(((HUGS)))}}}} to you and your family.
     
  9. HaoZi

    HaoZi Guest

    Our condolences to you and the family. *hugs*
     
  10. hearts and roses

    hearts and roses Mind Reader

    Oh Sharon, I'm so sorry. My condolences to you and yours. It's wonderful that you were able to spend so much time with him and have such fond memories. Hugs~
     
  11. DDD

    DDD Well-Known Member

    That's the way it should be in a good world. He passed surrounded by loved ones. There was an opportunity to say goodbye. Nobody, evidently, doubts for a minute that his soul will be reunited with other who loved him and whom he loved. I do send my sympathies to you and others who lost him from your life. But it sure sounds like the way it should be when someone passes. Hugs. DDD
     
  12. Wiped Out

    Wiped Out Well-Known Member Staff Member

    Thank you Ladies, your thoughts, prayers, and hugs are much appreciated. DDD-you are right that this is how it should be.

    We will be leaving for Michigan to the funeral later in the week. I think that will be the hardest part of all of this for husband (and all of us).
     
  13. cubsgirl

    cubsgirl Well-Known Member

    I'm so sorry to hear this. ((hugs)) And I'm glad you got to see him one last time. Travel safe.
     
  14. Nancy

    Nancy Well-Known Member Staff Member

    I'm so sorry Sharon. Having a father-in-law that you care so deeply for is a true blessing.

    Hugs,
    Nancy
     
  15. crazymama30

    crazymama30 Active Member

    Hugs. I am glad you all got to say good by to him.
     
  16. Hound dog

    Hound dog Nana's are Beautiful

    I'm so sorry for your loss Sharon. I'm glad everyone got to say good-bye to him.

    (((hugs)))
     
  17. KTMom91

    KTMom91 Well-Known Member

    I'm sorry for your loss, Sharon. Many hugs to you and your husband.
     
  18. Kjs

    Kjs Guest

    I am sorry to hear of your loss. But it is wonderful that you were able to be there with him.

    That has helped me with my own father. The fact that all of us kids were able to come home,, all were able to be there.
    You know he is at peace, and he hung on until he was able to get the peace and be with all of you.

    Thinking of you and your family.
     
  19. timer lady

    timer lady Queen of Hearts

    Oh, Sharon ~ I know how close you were to your father in law. Please give husband a big hug for me. My prayers are with you & yours.
     
  20. gcvmom

    gcvmom Here we go again!

    I hope you are all holding up o.k. Will be thinking of you as you prepare for the final good-bye.

    ((((Hugs))))
     
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