Jan
3
2020

As we saw in my last post, Mom worked very hard providing for and protecting her family during the trying days of World War II as she constantly wondered where her husband, Gustav, was and whether he was safe. She held out hope against hope they would be reunited. Meanwhile in 1945, Gustav Maroscher was […]

Dec
29
2019

Rarely do we have the opportunity to hear of the hardships, disappointments, separations and atrocities of World War II from the perspective of a European family that experienced all of these and more. Gerhard Maroscher, the youngest brother in his family of four, gives us personal accounts from his and his family’s life before, during […]

Jul
16
2019

Once upon a time, many ‘moons’ ago, there was a spirit of accomplishment, patriotism and pride in America, as John F. Kennedy’s challenge to put a man on the moon within a decade was being realized. These were very exciting times as we all followed the space program and cheered the first seven brave military […]

May
18
2019

Recently, while having breakfast with three friends, the subject of funerals came up. Each man was a Christian minister and had some unique and insightful things to say about this, sometimes morbid, subject. The reason the subject surfaced is because Mike has had a 47 year career as a funeral director. He has spent his […]

Apr
20
2019

Easter – the most important of Christian holidays. Without the Truths of Easter there would be no Christianity, no Christmas and no reason to attend houses of Christian worship. Without what Easter stands for there would only be the need for some to assemble as social clubs, hoping for better days while attempting to comfort […]