Monday, August 31, 2015

May she rest in peace

Mom died in her sleep, as she hoped to.  My niece was with her and it was very peaceful. 

We know mom will live through our memories. It's hard, but we know she is in a better place where she no longer is "uncomfortable".  Mom would never admit she had pain.

McGrew, Helen M, 97 Lincoln, died August 5, 2015. Born April 11, 1918 to William H and Irene Grant. Married Gayle E McGrew January 11, 1946. Member of East Lincoln Christian Church since 1952. Past CWF President, Deaconess and CYF leader. Past Pink Lady at Lincoln General Hospital. Associated with WICS (Women In Community Service)

Survived by daughters and son in laws Gary and Marilyn Nielsen, Lincoln, Gene and Nancy Phillips, Waverly, and Rick and Doni Boyd, Oregon.

Grandchildren, Guy Nielsen, Gary S Nielsen, Elizabeth Lindahl, Tammi Buel, Jodi Ledell, Adam Boyd, Lindsay Rector.

Great Grandchildren, Cory Nielsen, Jamie Nielsen, Jennifer Permele, Scott Lindahl, Alyssa Lindahl, Jessica Beisner, Nicole Smith, Joshua Smith, Cody Smith, Madison Ledell, Andrew Ledell, Paetyn Rector, Maddux Rector, Draysen Boyd, Koby Boyd

Great Great Grandchildren, Hudson Nielsen, MacKinzie Nielsen, Audrey Nielsen, Madison Richardson, Cameron Lindahl, Landon Beisner, Brayden Beisner, Quentin Lindahl,

Preceded in death by parents, brother Stanley Grant, husband Gayle and two infants.

Memorial service 2:00PM Saturday, August 8, 2015 at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home 6800 S. 14th St. Lincoln, NE.

Memorials in lieu of flowers to East Lincoln Christian, Matt Talbot Kitchen or City Mission.


Gisela Suski said...

How brave they are, sorry for your loss. My dearest friend, like a mom is in hospice, it is so so difficult. I keep your family in my prayers.

swooze said...

I am very sorry for your loss.

barbara woods said...

so sorry for your lose , hugs and prayers

cityquilter grace said...

what a lovely tribute to a lovely woman, inside and out....what a legacy she leaves to go on in her condolences to you and your family