Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Farewell MLTL

"Let me square the yards, while we may, old man, and make a fair wind of it homeward."

~Herman Melville


July 15, 1927 - July 27, 2011



31 comments:

distracted by shiny objects said...

So very sorry for his illness and pain, and for your family's loss. Many blessings to you all.

sue b said...

I'm so very sorry.

(Queenmothermamaw) Peggy said...

May he rest in peace Rudee. You did him well.
QMM

SkippyMom said...

Rudee I am so sorry for your husband, you and the kids. I know how hard you worked to make sure his last days were comfortable and I know he knew that.

Our best thoughts and love to you our friend.

Jan said...

My sympathy to your family. Whether he understood and accepted it or not, he was fortunate to have you. Anyone would be blessed to have you looking after them.

Gail said...

I am so sorry for your loss. It is never easy to say goodbye. My thoughts are with you and your family.

You were there and you cared...

Silliyak said...

R.I.P. may you all find peace of mind

Devon said...

Rudee, I am so very sorry. My wish for you is that you have peace in knowing you were his voice when he could no longer state his wishes. You did this well.

My prayers are for you and your family.

Miss 376 said...

Love to you and the family

Ruth said...

Love to you and all the family at this sad time.
Did he make it home?

Jadekitty said...

Hugs, you and your family are in my prayers.

Mimi said...

May he rest in peace.
He was blessed to have you there for him Rudee.
((hugs))

unmitigated me said...

Sleep gently, you stubborn old cuss.

Scribe said...

Sorry for your loss... He's resting easy... Prayers for you...

debra said...

So sorry for your family's loss. xo

Brenda said...

So very sorry for you and your family's loss with the passing of your father-in-law. Will say a prayer for all of you. Hugs.

ztoamom said...

You loved. You will have no regrets that you did not give and respond and serve. To love the difficult is a fierce thing.

The Bug said...

Much love to you & your family. May he rest in blessed peace.

Stephanie V said...

May he find the peace now that seemed so hard to find in his life.

And may you and your family find some peace, too. He couldn't have had a better one.

Thanks for the photo - there were happier times.

sapphireblue said...

I'm sorry for your loss love. He is no longer in pain. Love you!

Denise said...

Hugs to you. You and your family are in my thoughts.

Winifred said...

So sorry Ruth. I know how hard these last days are. As you have said even though he gave you lots of grief, you wouldn't wish this on anyone.

You did him proud lass!

NCmountainwoman said...

Heart-felt wishes for you and your family, Rudee. Farewell MLTL...hope you rallied to "give'm Hell" at least one more time.

Empress Bee (of the high sea) said...

oh my gosh that was fast, that's good i suppose. may he rest in peace...

hugs, bee
oxoxoxoxox

Mausie1 said...

Sending Prayers to you and your family and may he RIP. God Bless
Hugs Birgit

Knitty said...

RIP MLTL

My condolences to all who loved him.

KnittySue said...

So very sorry for your loss.Prayers for you and your family

linda said...

Bless you, Rudy. Prayers and sympathy for you and your family.

Rose said...

Wishing you and your family solace.

laurie said...

what a happy photo. i am so sorry for your loss.

Finding Pam said...

I hope for peace and rest for you and your family, Rudee.

This could not have been easy.