My father was so gregarious! He loved people and made friends wherever he went. Dad loved the companionship and conversations he shared with others. He always greeted folks with a big smile. His upbeat sense of humor was contagious.
Today I want you to remember him at his happiest, when he was surrounded by friends and family.
Dad looked forward to holidays at the Moritz home and at the Bignell farm. He enjoyed family reunions and picnics in the summer.
Many weekends he went to the farm to help with chores and chat with my uncles, who were like his own brothers. He enjoyed visits to his mother’s home where he could spend time with his sisters and nephew.
Dad enjoyed participating in sports: golfing, bowling, softball and billiards. He loved to feel included and thrived in his league bowling team and summer church league softball team. Continue reading “A Tribute to My Father”