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Rest in Peace, Grandma

I just wanted to let everyone know that my Great Grandma Herter died today. She was 102 years old, if you can believe that. I'm in a way proud to say she lived that long, on the other hand, she died a shell, and in a way she's been gone a long while. She of course had Alzheimer's and when she died she couldn't talk, walk, do anything on her own. She was completely dependent. I remember when I was younger and my mom would visit her and my mom would tell me that Grandma would ask who she was and my mom would tell her and then a few minutes later she'd forget and ask again. Two years ago I went to her 100th birthday party in the tiny nursing home she lived in. We sang to her and had cake but all she did was sit in a chair and sleep the whole time. A few days ago I was told she wasn't doing too well, and now she's gone. I didn't know her ever really, but she's family and I love her anyway. She's in a much better place now, so this is really for the best considering the state she has been in. Keep her and her family in your thoughts, please.



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I am so sorry to hear of your loss.

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The same thing happened to my grandma. She was 92. At least you don't need to worry about her because she's in a better place.


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That's a really good age still! I am sorry though

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Sorry for you and your families loss.. My deepest condolences.
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Abby, so sorry for your loss.



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Sorry for your loss. It's tough to watch a loved one wither away like that.
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I'm so sorry Abby It's so hard when they end up in such a state. My family tend to have very long live as well, but by the time they go, it's like you said a hollow shell.
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