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Mary Irene Gustafson

Hamilton, Texas

Apr 14, 1938 - Sep 24, 2013

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A million memories come to my mind: songs on the radio, things you loved to eat, things you said, fond childhood memories. I rise in the morning with you on my mind! It's as if you are everywhere.
I catch myself thinking that I say and do things just like you.
You know all that it really means is that I miss you already!
I cant explain, or put into words how it felt to let you go....
I know you felt it too, I saw it on your face. It was a beautiful emotional gift to...

I remember so many things of my aunt Rene, from going on her dates as chaperon, to her wedding, helping with her first 3 kids, laughing till all hours of the night on sleep overs, helping her settle things after Gus died, many talks on the phone .... You will be missed in so many ways ...

"Aunt Rene" is what I called you. I loved you dearly, and will miss you. I will see you again one day in Heaven.

I have so many wonderful memories of Aunt Rene! She told us once that she wished she were a pioneer woman. Who in the world would want to go back to no a/c? She loved living in the country, naming her calves and chickens. She could squeeze the poop out of a buffalo nickle, feeding all of us wonderful meals and always welcoming everyone in her home. She had a smile for everyone, and loved the Lord more than life itself. She's home now, 100% of sound mind and body. I love you, Aunt Rene, and...


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