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Blog entry by Rustic posted 07-22-2010 04:55 PM 1321 reads 0 times favorited 39 comments Add to Favorites Watch

At 5 am this morning my Grand mother passed away. She was 92 years old. She was a woodcarver. She started carving in her 80’s. So now I can see that wood working runs in the family. We will have a memorial service in September for her. She was the last of my grand parents. She will be missed.

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI



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Toolz

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#1 posted 07-22-2010 04:56 PM

Sorry for you loss Rick.

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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#2 posted 07-22-2010 04:57 PM

RIP

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#3 posted 07-22-2010 04:58 PM

My condolences for your loss Rick. Her spirit lives on in the items she made. I know you will treasure them.

David

-- There is little that is simple when it comes to making a simple box.

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#4 posted 07-22-2010 05:01 PM

I am very, very sorry Rick. I just got back from my grandmother’s funeral this week. :( It’s so sad.

-- Lis - Michigan - http://www.missmooseart.com - https://www.etsy.com/people/lisbokt

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#5 posted 07-22-2010 05:08 PM

I have a chip carved cross that she did a few years ago I will find the pic and post it. Thank a bunch to the best group on the web

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#6 posted 07-22-2010 05:10 PM

So very sorry for your loss Rick , may you find peace and good Memories in her carvings .

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#7 posted 07-22-2010 05:10 PM

sorry also ,

hold her dear ,
thru her work .

and in your own too .
condolences to the family .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#8 posted 07-22-2010 05:24 PM

My condolences, Rick,

vicrider

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#9 posted 07-22-2010 05:35 PM

Sorry to hear, it would be a real tribute to her to post one of her carvings.

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#10 posted 07-22-2010 07:10 PM

sorry for your loss
My condolences, Rick,

Dennis

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#11 posted 07-22-2010 07:49 PM

Sorry for Your loss. I am sure that She had an impact on Your life. I wish You piece, and hope, that life goes on.

-- Saved, and so grateful, consider who Created it ALL!!!

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#12 posted 07-22-2010 07:52 PM

Sorry for your loss.

Grandparents (most of them !) are a thing to be treasured … while we have them.

-- -- Neil

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#13 posted 07-22-2010 08:26 PM

I’m sorry as well. My grandfather was my biggest woodworking inspiration and I still love to look at the carvings he did. I try to keep his teaching alive with my own work. Your grandparent sounds like a wonderful person.

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#14 posted 07-22-2010 08:32 PM

Keep the memories alive.

Our prayers are with you and your family.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#15 posted 07-22-2010 08:39 PM

Our prayers are with you and your family, Rick.

Lew and Mimi

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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