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Tidbits from Dean… February 5, 2007

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-”I don’t know how your Grandma was, but the Siewert clan seemed to be a pretty close-mouth group. Joyce is perhaps the best at story telling of the lot.”

-”My grandma, Isabelle, was very tight lipped and proper. It was sometime around the late 60’s… Grandma had the card club over and they were talking about some mutual friend one of them had seen when they were out shopping. The person of discussion was showing failing capacity due to age/illness and had food stains on her blouse. I just remember grandma commenting that she hoped she died before anything like that would ever happen to her….. We’re all a bunch of good german stoics.”

-”The only story about herself (if you can call two sentences a story) was that she had almost lost a finger to a sickle-bar mower when she was much younger. She didn’t talk much more about her kids. She did credit my Dad’s milk route to being the cause of his bad knees and said he worked too hard.”