[Loch-Ruadh] Condolences

klfrench1023 at aol.com klfrench1023 at aol.com
Mon Apr 13 20:37:02 PDT 2009


I am so sorry for your loss.? We will all be here for you if and when you need us.

Caterina Fregoso

-----Original Message-----
From: Terry Sikes <tdsikes at prodigy.net>
Sent: Mon, 13 Apr 2009 8:41 pm
Subject: Re: [Loch-Ruadh] Condolences

Thank you everyone for your prayers, well wishes, and condolences.
Dad had a stroke back in 2005 that left him with some paralysis on his right 
side, but was able to regain movement in his facial muscles and some in his 
right leg and has been walking for the last 4 years with the aid of a walker.? 
He regained alot of his mental faculties, but has had bouts since then where he 
forgot where he was and?didn't recognize members of the family.
In spite of all of that, my mother has been a saint in taking the best?care of 
him and as a result Dad did not have to go to a rest home or convalescent 
center.? In the last few months, however, his health had further deteriorated to 
the point that he could no longer walk and was delusional at times.? My mother 
was helped by home hospice in taking care of Dad.??In spite of these problems, 
Mom made sure that he was not in pain or in need of any further care.
Last Thursday Mom was being helped by home hospice after Dad had a difficult 
night when Mom said that Dad opened his eyes fully and stopped breathing.
Dad was 85 years old, and worked for the MKT Railroad since just after he 
returned from service in WWII in the Army Air Corp.? He had the unusual 
distinction (in this day and age) of?passing away at the same address where he 
was born (possibly the same room) in Denison, Texas.? He is survived by my 
mother, my two sisters, my brother, and myself, and his 8 granchildren, and 1 
Thank you again to everyone that expressed their condolences.? The 
funeral?service was very nice and well attended and Dad was known and loved and 
will be missed by a great number of friends and family.
Terrence ad te Syke
akma Terry Sikes

--- On Mon, 4/13/09, Naima <ladywolf89 at yahoo.com> wrote:

From: Naima <ladywolf89 at yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [Loch-Ruadh] Loch-Ruadh Digest, Vol 36, Issue 8
To: loch-ruadh at lists.ansteorra.org
Date: Monday, April 13, 2009, 1:31 PM

Terrance - Sorry to hear of your father's passing our thoughts are with you
at this time even th
ough this message is a few days late
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