RURAL BRYANT, SD, PRESENTS:
Suggested Character Quality or Godly Characteristic:
Suggested lifetime Scripture Verse:
"Rejoice, ye righteous, in the Lord:
Praise becomes the upright!"
Explanation: A Pearl is the symbol of Purity
Along with you being the oldest of the Stadem children has come not only longevity, but also you are so honored due to your testimony too.
This tribute was first assembled as a part of a whole family relationship-compiled book in celebration of your 75th Birthday put together with love, esteem, and golden memories.
Now with your 90th birthday reached already and passed by back on September 13th, 1999, and since we have till now not recorded your stories of your Roots...
This grouping of questions answered by you, and transcribed onto this website is not only done in tribute to you, but to also give you the title of PLAIN VIEW FARM'S "Official Historian".
We also highly recognize other people who have contributed to the over-all narrative of this website, especially dear Aunt Estelle.
We gave her the role of being our first great Stadem Family storyteller.
But even she'd agree her oldest sister Pearl holds the position of being the Family Historian with both Papa and Mama Stadem gone to Heaven.
It is us her children and those of us who started this website to dedicate it in honor to her. We are willing to link in any other Stadem children's children's websites, and encourage them to honor their parents in like fashion.
Dear Pearl, you now have the rostrum. It is your place as the oldest of the Stadem Family, and from now on our own website's Historian to tell us some of your recollections and experiences that stand out in your mind as contributing most to the person that you have become and to the way you have lived your life, but first one of your sisters takes the floor, so to speak: