Ada Flory married my great-grandpa, Emanuel Richard Lundquist in 1913 after my great-grandma Grace Honor Bushman Lundquist died at age 38, leaving seven young children motherless. She was a wonderful woman who cared for our family.
She died on this day in 1973.
Here is how I remember Aunt Ada, as I and my cousins admired one of her quilts. She was nearly blind, but she continued to make quilts for all of us. This was at a family reunion in the early 1970s not long before she died.
With her daughters, my great aunts–Edna Matson, Mary Roberts and Vicki Hiltner:
Aunt Edna sent this thank you card to my parents after the funeral: