Kokomo Tribune, May 8, 1994, Page 11

Publication: Kokomo Tribune May 8, 1994

Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - May 8, 1994, Kokomo, Indiana Sunday May S 1994 s Bouquets Many moms tvittgets candy f Confers or a trip to a restaurant today However others tvitlget something different and rather special The ytpkomo tribune recently receivedtributes from readers about mothers BeCozv are some of those words of praise It has taken a few years for me to realize but it isnt the advice or old tales my mom has told me that makes her special It is the way she has lived her life us her faith in God she has shown my sisters and myself how to be a wiser and more understanding person She has also taught us the importance of strong family bonds She has told us that we can always count on her for anything not just because she is our because she 1oves us unconditionally And we love her the same Happy Mothers Day Mom We love you Submitted by Mary Page 318 W Elm St My mother Mildred is a very rare individual She eight a handicap of nofcbeing abte to hear andduring a very difficult tirhe high tech available I can remember her freezingher ringers hanging clothes ori ttie line and the She always neat clean house withjthe yearly cleaning which I dreaded Inis meaKt washing win ptd Witivall the big meals Mom f mbr6 was open to anyone with a welcome mat 1 out Even witif dlTihe had to do found time for activities at school playing her limited bf teaching politeness calling peo v People Style Department BE Kokomo Tribune B1 Spfjjjftd your Would wakens up singing m all aha badfirnls as well as the good Moms hashelped me jx theperson I am mnna n T J T when we got home There was a lot we did Without but today I wouldnt for the time my mother home Jm sure my mother Was tired a lot but she told me she never wished for apy of us home Mother is now 76 years old and delights in family now as did when we were growing up We all live in this sister in Arizona What Mom misses die most is notJiavingtthe rpom to fix holiday meals for all her family not that she couldnt do consists of 20 grandchil r dren and 23 greatgrandchildren After I ask Mom for a recipe and she wouldsay a pinch of this gnU a pinch of VV I started canningjafter Istarted my family she would be there to hejp even though she I didj I dont V know how it butI am sure it her healthy livingthat has taken hef this far She is very rare indeed M tj 1900 S Washington v t Virginia Coan Kokomo submitted this card made for her by her daughter Jane in 1963 Related stories A local woman reflects on motherhood Page B2 ;

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Publication: Kokomo Tribune

Location: Kokomo, Indiana

Issue Date: May 8, 1994

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