I be away for a while.

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  1. fifer

    fifer Active Member

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    Just a note to whom it may concern. I will be way from the shop and the home for a while. My dad passed away at around 7:15 PM and I am going to see my mom for a few days.
    Thanks , Mike Fifer
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    ausien Active Member

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    sorry to here that mike, but try to have a good visit with your mum ....steve
  3. rksstl

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    Mike sorry to hear about your loss, we'll keep you and your family in our prayers
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    doctorwayne Active Member

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    Mike,

    Allow me to offer my condolences on your loss.

    Wayne
  5. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

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    My condolences also..
  6. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

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    May I add my condolences and sincere sympathy for you and your family. A trying time at best for you all.
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    MCL_RDG Member

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    Best regards.

    Mark
  8. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Mike

    You have our deepest sympathies.
  9. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    I am sorry to hear about your loss. I will keep your family in my thoughts & prayers.
  10. Papa Bear

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    My prayers are with you and your family, Mike.
  11. Gil Finn

    Gil Finn Active Member

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    Permit me to extend my deepest heart felt symathies.

    I pray you and your mother find comfort in good memories and the love of one an other.

    Gil Finn
  12. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    Our Condolences :( :(
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    RailRon Active Member

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    Also my condolences to you and your mom and your whole family.
    This is a hard time for both of you. I hope that your visit with her will help to comfort her.

    Ron
  14. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Sorry to hear that Mike. My sympathies to you and your family.
    Ralph
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    shaygetz Active Member

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    My condolences to you and yours, Mike.
  16. fifer

    fifer Active Member

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    Thanks Guys , I am back at home and my mother has had 2 years to prepare herself but you just never know the day. He died almost instantly and without pain and at home with a loving wife and with his wishes to be carried out , of no service or funeral. Although he is not in the house , somehow it was a comfortable feeling knowing he was at peace and not tormented by his deteriorating mental and physical state. He had wanted to die for months and had actually searched for his guns , but my mom had already hidden them from him. He also had told my mom he had a one on one talk with god and seemed to be content with that as well.
    I prefer to remember him as the man who used to wake me as a teenager on a hot summer day to take a 100 mile weekend trip to some out of the way Civil War fort here in New Mexico to dig and sift dirt for days on end to recover a hand full of uniform buttons he could hold them in his hand and dream back to the days when that soldier stood in that spot and looked accross the same mesa's and beat a living out of the harsh desert.
    Now he can be with those soldier boys .
    Mike & Robin
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    This is hard but family will help to make it better - talk about the funny times and extend his time here with memories - my prayers and thoughts are with you and yours!
  18. interurban

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    My condolences to you and yours, Mike.

    You will be a comfort to your Mum. Remember the good times.
  19. Sir_Prize

    Sir_Prize Member

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    Sorry to hear.
    Glad you have good memories...
    with them they are never completely gone... just close your eyes and remember.