The Trauma of my Father’s Funeral-Looking Back Forty-Eight Years Ago

The Trauma of my Father’s Funeral-Looking Back Forty-Eight Years Ago

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Date : July 23, 2014

This coming November 12 will mark the forty-eight anniversary of my father’s death.  My sister Marion and I decided to hold a family memorial in August while we are vacationing at Star Lake, Wisconsin.  Family and close friends (who are more like family) will attend.  I am thinking about what I want to say about this major event of my life and these words come out:

 

My father died of a stroke on a cold, stark almost winter day.  It was abrupt, shocking and obliterated any innocence...

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