My mother in the hat on the the left with her brothers John on right and Robert in the middle.
. Durand Illinois. From my grandmothers album.
A page from my grandmothers album. I wish I knew who the photographer was.
When shall we 3 meet again.
That’s the caption written under my grandparents photo in the center of the page
Durand, Illinois 1916. My mother, Marian, is the four year old girl with her brothers John (6) snd Robert (2)
The Judd Dewitt VanSickle and Charlotte Rowley VanSickle family. My maternal grandparents.
Manufactured since 1894 the label proclaims. . Fels-Naptha Soap.
The ingredients that can cause cancer have been removed. Good to know
When I saw this Fels-Naptha in the store the other day, my mother came to mind. She’d run a wet bar on soiled shirt collars and cuffs, on hard to remove stains from laundry. Scrub the spot then put in the washer
It works to remove poison ivy oil, too.
Who buys it still? And uses it?
Feels-Naptha soap. Yes or No?
Born in Durand, Illinois on September 3rd, 1912. It’s the anniversary of my mother’s birth. One hundred eight years ago. Next week marks twenty years since she passed. The early years, from my grandmother’s album.
Happy Birthday dear DIL Erika. I’m glad I get to spend it with you this year.
You are a wonderful mother to four of my grandchildren.You remind me I’ve much for which to be grateful.
I love this photo of you.
Here you are in the apple orchard (2008) with Anna and Michael, Jack was home napping and you were carrying Maura, due to arrive the next month.
Happy happy Birthday. ❤️Your MIL
Durand, Illinois September 1, 1916