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Life : It's a nice life you got there...

Summer is fading; Fall is here.

Winter is on the way.

Another year has passed. Still haven't done much to the place, but we are making progress in other areas.

The photo? Oh, this used to be Mom and Dad's tree. They lived across the street for a couple of years, and I've watched this tree pass through the seasons many times from our front porch.

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Posted 11/07/22 12:16 by Webguy Under Life Permalink 1667841415

Some Words at the Graveside

I have no need to eulogize my father. Everyone here knows a little bit about him, and I know that you all remember him as a gentle man, a faithful man, a patient man. A man who loved, who held to a standard of truth, but without being haughty or arrogant.

I do, though, want to talk a little about what I learned from him in the last days of his life. I want to mark his life, and his passing, before we rush on in our frantic schedules.

Death, among other things, reminds us that we are not permanent. [more...]

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Posted May 29, 15 by Ric Kolseth Under Life Permalink 1432951256

Richard Sverre Kolseth


My father left this life early on a Saturday morning for his new home in Heaven. I want to thank everyone for their support and prayers for Joan and the family.

Born Sverre Richard Kolseth, October 9, 1929, Richard went to be with the Lord on Saturday morning, April 25, 2015.

A memorial celebration was held Thursday, April 30, at 4pm for local family and friends at Beaver Creek Christian Church in West Jefferson, NC.

A graveside service will be held at Memory Gardens in Albany, NY, May 30 at noon for family and friends.

The address is 983 Watervliet Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12205; a google maps link is below.

In leu of flowers, gifts may be sent to Thru the Bible Radio Network, PO Box 7100, Pasadena CA 91109. Website: ttb.org

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Posted Feb 21, 13 by Ric Kolseth Under Life Permalink 1434726905