Louie Strentzel Muir


Sarah Muir Galloway


Chicago, Ill. Sept. 29 / 94 My dear sister Louie, Annie forwarded the telegram bringing to us the news of your great bereavement dear sister, you have our deepest sympathy, we too have suffered and so can understand how great is your loss. I pray that our heavenly father may bless and comfort you all, as only he can. The beautiful life of your deaf mother has closed upon this Earth and opened upon the wonderful and new life just layed the weary body has been laid down, and she has been clothed upon with that glorious lady which will be like that of the “master for she has “seen him as” he is. I send my love to John, to Wanda, and Helen. I know how you all, will hunger for a word, or a touch of the deer hand that brought comfort and gladness to so many hearts. I am enjoying the change and wish here with [ ] very much, and with be here a few days longer. Lovingly, Sarah


Chicago, IL

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Resource Identifier

1894 Sept 29 Sarah to Louie

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