Essay on My Grandmother - Original Writing

1086 Words Apr 13th, 2016 5 Pages
Alicia Becker was the name of my mother 's grandma. My mom spent a lot of time with my Grandma Betty’s parents. She went to visit them every weekend and they always stayed with herfamily when they came to Bismarck overnight. Grandma Betty’s mother was very important to my grandmother, she was the matriarch of the family. A lot of people say my Grandma Betty is just like her very loving, but very tough. Great-Grandma Becker had to work very hard to take care of her family. She had 11 children and a husband. There was a lot to do on the farm and she was very busy. Her family was the world to her. She was very strict like my Grandma Betty. Her family and her faith were the most important things in her life. My mom said that as long as she can remember her Grandma and Grandpa would go to mass every morning. My Great Grandparents would be very proud that her great grandkids went to Catholic School and learned so much about their faith. My grandmother had 10 brothers and sisters on a rural farm in Burnstad, North Dakota. Grandma Betty lived on a farm and there was a lot of work to do. She went to a one room school house and only went to school until the 8th grade. She then had to help her older brothers and sisters with their kids. Grandma Betty learned to speak German before she spoke English. There was no organized school activities, but she did get to play baseball and games at recess. My Grandma grew up a very strict Catholic and did the Rosary every night before bed.…

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