• LORENA ROBINSON, who lives in La Salle, writes: “I wrote this in memory of one of my friends — for her family.”
She was a superb hostess, she was the best!
She was head and shoulders above all the rest.
She never used a paper plate.
Fine china was your fate.
The sterling silver came out of the drawer.
She had services for 12 and maybe more.
Fresh flowers graced the table, and
She raised them when she was able.
She sang in the choir and had a fine voice.
We missed her when she had to leave,
And now ... we grieve.
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