Upon his passing into heaven last month, I learned more and heard more about his life than I had in a long while. It was wonderful to gather as a family, with many I hadn't seen in more than a decade, and to celebrate his life.
Obituary for Dorrell T. Baird
The veterans ceremony was meaningful and honored both he and my grandma. The words shared by his children were weighted with the value of his heritage. The gathering of everyone present was a testimony of a life well lived.
My sweet family at the memorial ceremony.
Four generations - My grandma, mother, self and daughter.
My firstborn and Grandma.
We are the grandchildren - and don't get to be together very often.