Last week, I had a text exchange with a long time friend of Ryan’s, Katie Mesmer. Katie’s father, Marty, died earlier this month. As we were texting, I became an emotional wreck. Not just for what I’m going through, but for her and her family. I was, once again, reminded of the excellent choices my […]
We had a wonderful weekend. Kari was home for a day to attend the memorial for Marty Mesmer. She brought along two of her close friends, who are also two of Ryan’s close friends. Brian, his roommate, was the other one attacked. Austin Vantrease, in a uncontolled frenzy, broke his jaw and knocked him unconscious. Like […]
The memorial service for Marty Mesmer, Katie Mesmer’s father, will be held tomorrow at 11:00am at St. Davids Episcopal Church in Ashburn, VA. The church’s address is: 43600 Russell Branch Parkway, Ashburn, VA 20147. It would mean a lot to the Mesmer’s (and Team Diviney) for you to attend! Continue reading for directions >>>
I had a hard time deciding whether I was going to post today. Our family’s heart is breaking over the death of Katie Mesmer’s father, Marty. He is a man who simply cannot be replaced. How do you measure a man’s life? Just look to his children and wife.