Losing the people we love is a hard fact of life, though sometimes the grieving process can bring us closer together in ways we don’t expect. It can also make us reconsider the roles we’ve played in the lives of others, especially those that we’ve lost. Few stories illustrate these lessons better than a recent one out of Nebraska.
Margaret Hubl was 89 years old when she died. Throughout her life, one of her hobbies was quilting—and she was prolific. In her honor, her entire family decided to display all of her handiwork at her funeral as a testament to their love for her. Still, the undertaking was revealing for her children and grandchildren as well.