This Memorial Day weekend marks the 51st anniversary of the death of my grandfather, John H. Schaefers. In the photo at the left he is playing his violin (or, “fiddle” as he called it) as my mother, Julitta, looks on from her high chair.
Fortieth wedding anniversary photo of John H. (1892-1960) and Leona Schaefers (1897-1985).
My grandfather was a sentimental person and very fond of my grandmother. He would pick wildflowers and bring them to her.