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    Memories from 2010

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Mom (Janice M. Toye) passed away on August 21, 2010 after a courageous 11 month battle with endometrial cancer. 

Born September 11, 1930 in La Crosse, Wisconsin to Orin and Hazel (Thompson) Gantka.  She met the love of her life Robert W. Toye and they were married on January 16, 1960. So began her fairytale with the man and the family she loved so dearly. 

She was much loved by all who knew her, she will be greatly missed.

Mom loved the lyrics to the song "Once In a Million Years", by Blackmore's Night.

           

 

              Janice and Robert W. Toye Wedding Photo - January 16, 1960

                     

                                

 

At Mom's grave side funeral, we released a dozen Monarch butterflies in her memory.

Through out that day, and every day since, it warms my heart each time I see one.

I remember Mom's wonderful spirit every time a Monarch flutters by.

                                        

We got the butterflies for Mom's service from Kathleen Ziemer at http://www.butterfliz.com/   

Kathleen tagged the 12 butterflies before their release. You can check the  http://www.monarchwatch.org/ website for the tag numbers. 

Tag Numbers:

NLZ 415

NLZ 416

NLZ 417

NLZ 418

NLZ 419

NLZ 420

NLZ 421

NLZ 422

NLZ 423

NLZ 424

NLZ 425

NLZ 426

 

Mom's helped to complete her "Favorite Things" project. You can copy the link below in a new browser to view the project.  

http://www.heritagemakers.com/projectBrowserStandAlone.cfm?projectID=1434429&productId=5

 

 

Click here to access the password protected website page for the Reading file.