Honoring and Remembering Family on Veteran’s Day 2019

Even though none of you are no longer here, I thank you for doing your part and serving this country. Thank God every one of you made it back safe and sound.

I cherish every moment we had together. You are loved and missed.

  • Dad – Navy – Korea
  • Great Uncle – Navy – WW II
  • Great Uncle – Army – WW II
  • Step-Dad – Army – WW II

Thank you for your service.

Either Chiniak or Kodiak, AK 1952
Taken by my Father while in the Navy

My Father’s flag. Received August 2011.
“Good Time For Clam Digging In Chiniak, AK”
Taken by my Father while in the Navy.

Bio: Michele Kearns is the founder and HUG© (Hope Unites Globally) Award-Winner of JoyReturns. She shares her widowhood adventures hoping to encourage widows to move through grief and rebuild their lives. A graduate of Kent State University with a Bachelor’s degree in communications, she’s used those skills while managing call center teams, co-facilitating a grief support group, and helping small businesses with various writing and administrative assignments. Michele is a bookworm, and a lover of history, chocolate, red roses, and golden retrievers. She is also the amateur photographer behind the blog OgleOhio.com