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Martha Kwan May 16 2009

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  • 1. In Loving Memory of Martha Kwan 12/16/21 – 05/12/09
  • 2. My Father married my mother when she was very young. Father already have a wife in China, but he left them and came to America and married my mother.
  • 3. They had 5 children: George - 4yrs older than me, Ruth - 2yrs older than me (pictured here with momma), Amy - 8 yrs younger and Nancy - 10 yrs younger
  • 4. Amy, Me, Ruth and Nancy George was born in Omaha, Neb. And the rest of us were born in Kansas City, Mo.
  • 5. To Martha From Jimmie February 14th, 1942
  • 6. I was playing with friends outside. I got so cold that my feet & hands were frost bitten. I started crying because they hurt so much. Some men carried me in the store, took off my boots and stockings, and rubbed my hands and feet with snow. I guess I thawed out because I still have my feet and hands. So lucky!
  • 7. I visited them [Ruth & Dick] several times and that’s where I met Jimmie. He started coming over to see me and soon we got married.
  • 8. Our Wedding Party - 1942
  • 9. Our wedding party
  • 10. In 1942, when the war started I was a war bride
  • 11. Jimmie was drafted in the air force as an MP at Brookfield.
  • 12. Jimmie - Isn’t he handsome?
  • 13. Rabbit ears
  • 14. Since Jimmie was an MP, he also had a jeep with a siren on it.
  • 15. He loved his rice. If he could, he’d probably eat it for breakfast, lunch and supper.
  • 16. Anyways, he couldn’t always get a pass for his leave, so one day, he called me and told me to get his food and rice ready and he would come home to eat it.
  • 17. August 1942 He turned on his siren and sped through San Antonio and came home and ate and sped back to the field.
  • 18. Toy’s wife and Me
  • 19. Kerry and Me
  • 20. Kerry I remember when Kerry was 3 yrs old, he would hide in the bushes … and shoot customers with his water pistol as they went in and out of the store… This is why parents get gray!
  • 21. Kerry and Ronnie We bought our first house on 249 Lena Dr... That’s when I got pregnant and had Ronnie… Kerry was 14 yrs older than Ronnie.
  • 22. Ronnie - 1966 Jimmie & I always wanted to be sure Ronnie kept up his good grades… If you make all A’s we will give you $5.00… He collected $10.00 without us realizing what he had done.
  • 23. Our business card Jimmie & I both ran the poultry house but we were financed by a Poultry company from South Carolina. Their name was Holly Farms
  • 24. Me and Jo Ellen Amy had already met J.Y. and got married. They had Jo Ellen [pictured], Tommy and Larry
  • 25. George went to South America and met Anita and gotten married over there. [Donna and David]
  • 26. Jr, Jeri, Kerry and Me Dick retired and Jr. took over the Agency. It’s a good thing Jr. has such a sweet & lovely wife [Jeri] who helps him in the Agency. I really appreciate Jr. He is the best employer I ever had and also my nephew.
  • 27. Cynthia and Me - September 1973 Later Dick also had a very beautiful daughter [Cynthia] and a very, very cute daughter [Diana]
  • 28. When she was born, Jimmie & Dick had gone fishing... Jimmie held up one of the fishes and said “Look, this fish is as long as your baby [Diana]!”
  • 29. He [Ronnie] attended the school of pharmacy and there he met a very sweet and lovely girl [Nancy] and eventually got married.
  • 30. Fishing - Our favorite past time Jimmie fishing at the beach
  • 31. Jimmie’s Catch
  • 32. Jimmie’s catch
  • 33. Can you tell we liked fishing?
  • 34. Jimmie’s 18lb redfish caught with Garcia Mitchell 300 on August 12th, 1973
  • 35. Jimmie’s catch Notice there are 3 ice chests full (This is why there are now limits)
  • 36. Richard and Jimmie - July 18th, 1973 Later Ruth met Dick (Richard Eng) and got married.
  • 37. Ruth - July 18th, 1973 Dick & Ruth came back to Houston after the war was over and opened a small grocery store
  • 38. Jimmie, Me and friends
  • 39. Jimmie, Me and Margaret at Marian Ng and Charles Chen’s Wedding reception in SA Feb 1973
  • 40. Flyer from CACA Banquet for Jimmie
  • 41. Our boat in front of Early Bird Poultry and Egg
  • 42. Kerry and Me at the beach house
  • 43. Continuing the tradition. Ronnie’s catch
  • 44. Reeling in a really big fish
  • 45. Andrew’s Catch
  • 46. Andrew’s Catch
  • 47. Andrew and Stewart’s Catch
  • 48. Bobbie, Andrew and Ronnie’s Catch
  • 49. Kerry - January 11, 1973
  • 50. Ronnie – January 11, 1973
  • 51. Ronnie and Me 07/04/1993
  • 52. Kerry and Me
  • 53. Andrew, Kerry and Me I have ... naughty, but cute grandchildren Andrew [pictured], Amanda, Allyson and Aeriel ... What more can anyone ask for?
  • 54. Andrew - Jan 19, 1994
  • 55. New Baby and a Puppy Happy Days
  • 56. Andrew
  • 57. Andrew
  • 58. Andrew and Amanda @ TXCH Jan 17th, 1999
  • 59. Andrew and Amanda @ home June 27 th, 1999
  • 60. Amanda @ TXCH Jan 12 th, 1999
  • 61. Amanda going home from TXCH
  • 62. Allyson
  • 63. Allyson
  • 64. Aeriel
  • 65. Allyson and Aeriel
  • 66. At Moody Gardens, Galveston
  • 67. At Moody Gardens, Galveston
  • 68. Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Galveston
  • 69. Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Galveston
  • 70. Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Galveston
  • 71. Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Galveston
  • 72. Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Galveston
  • 73. Do I really have to?
  • 74. $87.00 Jack Pot
  • 75. Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Galveston
  • 76. In front of our room
  • 77. We are NOT hording!
  • 78. My beautiful Backyard garden
  • 79. My beautiful Backyard garden
  • 80. Backyard garden shed
  • 81. My beautiful Backyard garden
  • 82. My beautiful Backyard garden
  • 83. In the front of our home in Sienna
  • 84. Houston National Cemetery
  • 85. Visiting Jimmie’s grave
  • 86. Houston National Cemetery Together again

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