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Hopeful that others keep up angel’s work

Published: Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 1:15 a.m. CDT

I want to say a special goodbye to Thelma Sipe. I took Thelma to shop and run errands, and I got to know her as a very kind and special person.

She had such a passion for needy children. It was her goal in life to help and touch as many of their lives as she could.

Thelma had bad knees and arthritis in her legs. This summer she knew she would have to move because of this problem. For probably 2 months, she worked day and night to make as many quilts and knit as many hats and mittens as she could. She knew it would be her last donation to those special children.

So when Pam Vandervinne said that Thelma “was laid to rest,” it was very true. She did all she could, and then she moved to Tucson. She was there only a short time, and then the Lord called her home. She finally was at rest. No more pain. I’m sure the Lord said, “Well done, thou good and faithful servant.”

I hope that many people come forward and continue where Thelma left off. That would make her so happy.

Goodbye, Thelma. Until we meet again. You will always be my sunshine. Love and miss you.

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