Our children had four grandfathers because of our unique blended family. If you don’t already know our story read it here. Hank is my first husband’s father, and he was the last one of the grandpas to die.
That was three years ago today, and it was one of my hardest losses. Here are a few of the reasons I loved him:
- When I was dating his son, he accepted our relationship before anyone else did. He was willing to acknowledge that his son loved me, despite me being seven years younger and having braces on my teeth!
- Behind his WWII era stoicism, he was a softy inside – maybe that is why he made such a good medic during the war.
- Working with my father for years at the Wisconsin Gas Company, he never spoke an unkind word about my dad’s…
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