Martha Kwan May 16 2009

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Martha Kwan May 16 2009

  1. 1. In Loving Memory of Martha Kwan 12/16/21 – 05/12/09
  2. 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. 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. 4. Amy, Me, Ruth and Nancy George was born in Omaha, Neb. And the rest of us were born in Kansas City, Mo.
  5. 5. To Martha From Jimmie February 14th, 1942
  6. 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. 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. 8. Our Wedding Party - 1942
  9. 9. Our wedding party
  10. 10. In 1942, when the war started I was a war bride
  11. 11. Jimmie was drafted in the air force as an MP at Brookfield.
  12. 12. Jimmie - Isn’t he handsome?
  13. 13. Rabbit ears
  14. 14. Since Jimmie was an MP, he also had a jeep with a siren on it.
  15. 15. He loved his rice. If he could, he’d probably eat it for breakfast, lunch and supper.
  16. 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. 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. 18. Toy’s wife and Me
  19. 19. Kerry and Me
  20. 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. 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. 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. 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. 24. Me and Jo Ellen Amy had already met J.Y. and got married. They had Jo Ellen [pictured], Tommy and Larry
  25. 25. George went to South America and met Anita and gotten married over there. [Donna and David]
  26. 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. 27. Cynthia and Me - September 1973 Later Dick also had a very beautiful daughter [Cynthia] and a very, very cute daughter [Diana]
  28. 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. 29. He [Ronnie] attended the school of pharmacy and there he met a very sweet and lovely girl [Nancy] and eventually got married.
  30. 30. Fishing - Our favorite past time Jimmie fishing at the beach
  31. 31. Jimmie’s Catch
  32. 32. Jimmie’s catch
  33. 33. Can you tell we liked fishing?
  34. 34. Jimmie’s 18lb redfish caught with Garcia Mitchell 300 on August 12th, 1973
  35. 35. Jimmie’s catch Notice there are 3 ice chests full (This is why there are now limits)
  36. 36. Richard and Jimmie - July 18th, 1973 Later Ruth met Dick (Richard Eng) and got married.
  37. 37. Ruth - July 18th, 1973 Dick & Ruth came back to Houston after the war was over and opened a small grocery store
  38. 38. Jimmie, Me and friends
  39. 39. Jimmie, Me and Margaret at Marian Ng and Charles Chen’s Wedding reception in SA Feb 1973
  40. 40. Flyer from CACA Banquet for Jimmie
  41. 41. Our boat in front of Early Bird Poultry and Egg
  42. 42. Kerry and Me at the beach house
  43. 43. Continuing the tradition. Ronnie’s catch
  44. 44. Reeling in a really big fish
  45. 45. Andrew’s Catch
  46. 46. Andrew’s Catch
  47. 47. Andrew and Stewart’s Catch
  48. 48. Bobbie, Andrew and Ronnie’s Catch
  49. 49. Kerry - January 11, 1973
  50. 50. Ronnie – January 11, 1973
  51. 51. Ronnie and Me 07/04/1993
  52. 52. Kerry and Me
  53. 53. Andrew, Kerry and Me I have ... naughty, but cute grandchildren Andrew [pictured], Amanda, Allyson and Aeriel ... What more can anyone ask for?
  54. 54. Andrew - Jan 19, 1994
  55. 55. New Baby and a Puppy Happy Days
  56. 56. Andrew
  57. 57. Andrew
  58. 58. Andrew and Amanda @ TXCH Jan 17th, 1999
  59. 59. Andrew and Amanda @ home June 27 th, 1999
  60. 60. Amanda @ TXCH Jan 12 th, 1999
  61. 61. Amanda going home from TXCH
  62. 62. Allyson
  63. 63. Allyson
  64. 64. Aeriel
  65. 65. Allyson and Aeriel
  66. 66. At Moody Gardens, Galveston
  67. 67. At Moody Gardens, Galveston
  68. 68. Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Galveston
  69. 69. Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Galveston
  70. 70. Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Galveston
  71. 71. Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Galveston
  72. 72. Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Galveston
  73. 73. Do I really have to?
  74. 74. $87.00 Jack Pot
  75. 75. Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Galveston
  76. 76. In front of our room
  77. 77. We are NOT hording!
  78. 78. My beautiful Backyard garden
  79. 79. My beautiful Backyard garden
  80. 80. Backyard garden shed
  81. 81. My beautiful Backyard garden
  82. 82. My beautiful Backyard garden
  83. 83. In the front of our home in Sienna
  84. 84. Houston National Cemetery
  85. 85. Visiting Jimmie’s grave
  86. 86. Houston National Cemetery Together again

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