Saturday, April 18, 2009

Eternal Love

Mom and Dad, Anthony Ivins and Mary Alice (Rothlisberger) Jarvis's Wedding November 10, 1945. Mom and dad loved each other and were friends and companions for 63 years. They met when mom was in the hospital. Dad's brother Andrew (married mom's sister Josephine) thought a visit from dad would cheer up mom. They corrisponded by letters while dad was at Guadalcanal in WWII. Mom prayed real hard for his safety. They fell in love through those letters. Dad proposed by letter and mom accepted. From there union there are 3 sons and 2 daughters, 22 grandchildren and 41 great-grandchildren.

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