I received this from Norman about his and Iva's Mother. She died 3-25-11.
"Onnalee, I brought Mom, Elaine Laughlin, here to Redding, CA about 9 months ago so I could have her closer to me. She was living in an assisted living facility, Lavender Hills, when she became ill. She had been diagnosed with End Stage Renal Failure in January of 2011 and had been in the hospital for several days in Jan, again in Feb. and then the final time this month. She was in the hospital the final time for a little over three days and the last day and a half she was non-responsive. We talked to her and I really believe she could hear us but she was too weak to respond in any way. She passed peacefully and the "comfort care" that the hospital staff provided kept any pain she may have had to a minimum. Mom requested that we not have any formal services and that she be cremated in CA and shipped to her niece in NE for internment in the cemetery where her family has all been buried. So, we will carry out her wishes.
Thank you so much for your thoughts and prayers.
Sincerely, Norm & Connie Laughlin"
If anyone wishes to send a donation in memory of Elaine D. (Wolf) Laughlin
you may send it to the Fire Department in Morse Bluff or North Bend, NE