July 31-09

Past-E-Mail: Cam Notes - 2009: July: July 31-09
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Mary Drew at Pasty Central (Mdrew) on Friday, July 31, 2009 - 08:07 am:

Unless you're a new visitor to the Pasty Cam pages, you know that we always set aside the last day of the month to sit back and remember those we've lost. Today we add the following people to our list and keep them in our thoughts:

David Edgar
John Hoganson
Robert MacDonald
Margaret Perreault
Ferdinand J. Peterlin
Anita White
Troy Woods
The servicemen and women who have given their all

As is always our custom on this remembrance day, we invite you to add the names of friends and loved ones you'd like to hold in memory. Special thanks to Donna MacIntosh for the beautiful sunset to calm our senses, so we can reflect upon our thoughts and memories.
sarah stuck in ohio (Sarahp) on Friday, July 31, 2009 - 08:22 am:

Remembering Grandpa Norm today. He would have been 84 this month and it's just not the same knowing he's not U.P. at Little Betsy. He's greatly missed.

By Greta Armata (Gretania) on Friday, July 31, 2009 - 08:23 am:

In memory of Stevan Naffin, an extremely talented composer and musician, who passed away July 20th. He will be missed by many who were touched by his creativity.

By Walter M Sands (Wsands) on Friday, July 31, 2009 - 08:40 am:

Please remember the servicemen and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice this month.Thimothy A David 28,Terry J Lynch 22,Edward C Kramer 39,Roger L Adams Jr.36,Juan C Baldeosingh 39,Robert L Bittiker 39,Justin A Casillas 19,Aaron E fairbairn 20,Charles S Sharp 20,Tony Michael Randolph 22,Christopher M Talbert 24,Nicholas H J Gideon 20,Mark A Garner 30,Derwin I Williams 41,Brock H Chavers 25,Chester W Hosford 35,Issac L Johnson 24,Darren Ethan Tate 21,Michael C Roy 25,Lucas M Bregg 19,Gregory J Missman 36,Roger G Hager 20,John E Hayes 36,Joshua R Farris 22,Matthew R Lembke 22,Pedro A Barbozaflores 27,Jerome D Hatfield 36,Rodney A Jarvis 34,Eric J Lindstrom 27,Michael W Heeder Jr. 22,David S Spicer 23,Jason J Fabrizi 29,Daniel P drevnick 22,James D Wertish 20,Carlos E Wilcox 4th 27,Thomas J Gramith 27,Mark R McDowell 26,Brandon T Lara 20,Benjamin S Kopp 21,Gregory Owens Jr. 24,Anthony M Lightfoot 20,Andrew J Roughton 21,Dennis J Pratt 34,Raymondo P Morales 34,Joshua J Rimer 24,Randy L J Neff Jr.22,Ryan H Lane 25,Jeremy S Lasher 27,Nicholas G Xiarho 21,Herberth A Berrios-Campo 21,Justin D Coleman 21,Donald W Vincent 26,Andrew Scott Charpentier 21,Garrick D Smith 19,Douglas M Vose 3ed. 38. Killed 5084.Wounded 34826.

By Marianne Y (Marianne) on Friday, July 31, 2009 - 08:47 am:

My thoughts and prayers to Theresa Brunk and her family on the violent death of her niece this month in the lower peninsula, in front of the niece's very young daughter, Paris. Hugs to Theresa, Paris, and the rest of their family, and may they all find some peace soon.

By Ozzie W. (10330) on Friday, July 31, 2009 - 09:15 am:

In memory of my best combat buddy Charles Tennyson who lost his life with 2 weeks left in the Korean War.

By Nancy Trump (Zinna) on Friday, July 31, 2009 - 09:40 am:

In memory of my mother Frances who passed away 8 years ago on July 23 2001. She is greatly missed by her two children, family, and friends.

By kay Moore (Mskatie) on Friday, July 31, 2009 - 09:46 am:

In memory of two young men from here who died this month in a train derailment, Josh and Andrew. Josh, my grandaughter's fiance was the engineer and his friend Andrew, his conductor. Peace to their little ones and their spouses.

By Rose Beveridge (Rbeveridge) on Friday, July 31, 2009 - 10:13 am:

In memory of two special people in my life that passed away on July 1,2009. Esther (Ambo) Pennanen and Elsie (Mummu) Pudas. Think of you two everyday and how wonderful you both were. Also my Dad,Chester Sweet who passed away 16 years ago on the 29th.

By Russell E. Emmons (Russemmons) on Friday, July 31, 2009 - 02:00 pm:

On behalf of my sisters and brothers, and our several cousins who often visit this site, I am remembering our dear mom, native of Dollar Bay/Woodside, Ruth E. Laplander Smith, May 11, 1917--July 17, 2006 3 years already!

"Do not stand by my grave and weep, I am not there, I do not sleep.

I am a thousand winds winds that blow, I am the diamond glints on snow, I am the sunlight on ripened grain, I am the gentle autumn rain.

When you awaken in the morning hush, I am the swift upflinging rush Of quiet birds in circling flight.

I am the soft starlight at night, Do not stand at my grave and cry, I am not there, I did not die!"

By Rob (Robze) on Friday, July 31, 2009 - 06:10 pm:


By a m hill (Lvcamnotes) on Friday, July 31, 2009 - 06:25 pm:


a beautiful eulogy. where is its origin?

By Helen in the U. P.! (Lahelo) on Friday, July 31, 2009 - 09:16 pm:

a m hill (Lvcamnotes)

Mary Elizabeth Frye wrote that poem.

By a m hill (Lvcamnotes) on Friday, July 31, 2009 - 09:33 pm:


thank you so much. it was beautiful. how did you
know the source?

By Russell E. Emmons (Russemmons) on Friday, July 31, 2009 - 10:07 pm:

a m hill: This poem was the eulogy on my moms funeral service program card at the church service
(Bethel Lutheran, St. Clair Shores MI). It is titled "Do Not Weep" but no credit to the author is noted. I thought it nice to share with everyone here. Yes Helen (Lahelo) thanks for the authors name, I too wonder how you know?

By kay Moore (Mskatie) on Friday, July 31, 2009 - 10:52 pm:

Helen I had the impression it might be an Indian/N.A. prayer. Whatever the source I'd love it to be in my own funeral somehow.

By Deb S. (Usedtobeayooper) on Friday, July 31, 2009 - 10:53 pm:

Thinking about my friend who lost her dad a week ago today. It's so hard to lose a parent.

By Therese (Therese) on Saturday, August 1, 2009 - 05:59 am:

Here is one from Nancy Wood that I couldn't find to use when Mom died. It is from a book of poems about the Hopi and Pueblo elders she came to know and love.

A long time I have lived with you
and now we must be going
separately to be together.

Perhaps I shall be the wind
to blur your smooth waters
so that you do not see your face too much.

Perhaps I shall be the star
to guide your uncertain wings
so that you may have direction in the night.

Perhaps I shall be the fire
to separate your thoughts.
so that you do not give up.

Perhaps I shall be the rain
to open up the earth
so that your seed may fall.

Perhaps I shall be the snow
to let your blossoms sleep
so that you may bloom in spring.

Perhaps I shall be the stream
to play a song on the rock
so that you are not alone.

Perhaps I shall be a new mountain
so that you always have a home.

By Donna (Donna) on Saturday, August 1, 2009 - 06:08 am:

Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.
( Matthew 5:4 *NIV )

By Jeffrey P. Carlson (Dlineman) on Saturday, August 1, 2009 - 08:06 am:

For my Dad, John Axel Carlson, Mother In Law, Alice Bergstrom
(Iron River), beloved Sister In Law, Karen Nan Bergstrom Vlamis, and
my best friend from Suomi, Wayne Miller Carlson of Bayview
Location, Escanaba.
We think of you everyday and miss you all!

By Yooper in MN (Yooper_in_mn) on Tuesday, December 1, 2009 - 07:38 am:

In memory of my grandfathers, Mala and Tapio. Also in memory of Ray Wiig, Lee Sjoholm, Gina Maki, Bob Maki, Beth Forslund, and Brynn Pieschel.

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