Category Archives: Arthur & Grace Laemmlen Family

Grace Laemmlen, teaching at Washington School in Leitersberg, Maryland 1955-1956

My mother, Grace Laemmlen, was a school teacher.  After she and my dad married in June 1954, they traveled to Hagerstown, Maryland where my dad served for two years as the administrator of the hospital at Brook Lane Farm.  As … Continue reading

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Remembering Dad on Father’s Day, June, 1983

From the June 1983 Reedley Ward Newsletter: This is an interesting slice of time in our family from 1983.  Times were good then.  Times changed.  In 1984 I moved back to Africa for about 3 more years.  In 1987 Eric … Continue reading

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Arthur Rudolf Laemmlen b. 20 September 1930

I wrote this life sketch about my father in 2005. My grandfather, Rudolf Laemmlen was born and raised in Grossgartach, Germany. His father and their progenitors were wine grape growers. Rudolf was a bright boy, and a good student. Of … Continue reading

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Paul Laemmlen b. 7 September 1957: Dad Remembers his First Birthday

Today is my brother, Paul’s birthday.  He told me a story today that our Dad told him happened on his first birthday in 1958. That September day in Reedley, CA, it rained an inch.  Our family lived on a farm … Continue reading

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Arthur Laemmlen and Grace Helen Smuin wed 26 June 1954

Today is the anniversary of my parents’ wedding day.  Here is an excerpt from my mother’s personal history, written in 1989: Art and I were married June 26, 1954, in the Chapel of Roses in Pasadena, California. It was a … Continue reading

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Grace Helen Smuin Laemmlen

On this Mother’s Day, I am remembering my mother, who was a quiet and private person who didn’t open her heart to me, but looking back, I see the influence she had on my life.  Below are the comments I … Continue reading

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