Tag Archive: Mother’s Day

May 11

Flowers for Mother’s Day, 1945

I wrote this a couple years ago but thought it timely to post it again since Mother’s Day is this coming Sunday. In addition, I have been transcribing my dad’s WWII letters and I found a letter my dad wrote that mentions these Mother’s Day flowers. [1] An excerpt from a V-Mail letter my dad …

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May 12

Mothers in My Family Through the Years

Today I am posting photos of mothers on both sides of my family to honor their memories for Mother’s Day this coming Sunday. My mom and I: My grandmother Hilda (Scaer) Schumm with her three daughters: My great-grandmother Lizzie (Schinnerer) Scaer with her granddaughter Amy (my aunt Amy). Sarah (Breuninger) Schumm, my great-grandmother, mother of …

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May 08

Flowers for Mother’s Day

What mother wouldn’t enjoy getting a beautiful bouquet of cut flowers on Mother’s Day. Especially if the flowers were from her son who was overseas, serving his country during World War II. It was 13 May 1945. Mother’s Day. Less than a week after V-E Day, which marked the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany and …

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