Amy Roloff of LPBW Shares Heartfelt Message about Late Mom and Throwback Family Photos
Amy Roloff penned a heartfelt post about treasuring moments with family along with a series of photos: “Life is filled with tons of moments - many we may let slip by.”
ROLOFF’S REFLECTION ON LIFE
She took the opportunity to appreciate all that she has, especially her “4 amazing wonderful kids, 3 wonderful daughter-in-laws, one fantastic son-in-law, 2 precious grandkids.”
She also remembered her late mother, who was still able to see her great-grandkids as she hoped to, before passing away last September. She wrote:
“Life is filled with tons of moments - many we may let slip by. Be sure to let what doesn’t really matter slip by more than the many little moments that do/should matter.”
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Every time I look at this photo I’m reminded how blessed I am. I have 4 amazing wonderful kids, 3 wonderful daughter-in-laws, one fantastic son-in-law, 2 precious grand kids (2 more on the way now). 😊❤️. I thank the Lord everyday for them. And how the Lord put it on my heart last year to encourage my kids, if they could, to take a trip to Michigan with me to see my Mom and Dad , their grandparents, and my family, last summer (2018). My Dad was turning 90 and my Mom 86. I just knew it was the right time, more than ever before, for them to go and visit them. My Mom and Dad got to see my kids, their grandchildren again and to meet their great grand children (Jackson and Ember). 💙💗My Mom hoped she would get to see her great grandchildren one day and I’m so happy she did! ❤️ Then 9 months later, earlier this year, my mom heart surgery. She wasn’t the same physically, ever since. My Mom passed on Sept 24th😔. I’m going back home, to Michigan, to say good-bye 😔 and be with my Dad and my family. ❤️. But the moments and memories I have of her will be with me for a life time. Life is filled with tons of moments - many we may let slip by. Be sure to let what doesn’t really matter slip by more than the many little moments that do/should matter. Time is but a moment. Make the best of those moments as you can. For you can’t get them back. 🌻❤️🌻. Mom I’m going to miss you. I do miss you already. You’re not hurting anymore and You’re with the Lord now and for that I’m grateful. God is good always. Love you Mom. 💗🌻💗. #lovemymomforever #familyalways #faith
Her mother’s demise came short of two weeks after Roloff got engaged to her boyfriend, Chris Marek.
Towards the end of her post, the reality star mentioned how much she misses her mother but is relieved to know that she is no longer hurting.
ROLOFF’S MOM DIES AT 86
Roloff’s mother, Patricia Knight, died at the age of 86 after being admitted to the hospital and suffering heart illnesses.
The “Little People Big World” star said:
“I am so sad about my mom’s passing but comforted by all the memories I have and that she lived a happy, long life with my father. She was a great mom. Thank you for all the condolences and well wishes. Life is a gift, appreciate the moments in each day.”
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The last two weeks have been a roller coaster ride. Happy and sad. Chris asked me to marry him and I couldn’t be happier - I said Yes. ❤️ and so excited and looking forward to continuing our journey together. 😊💍 So sad because A few days later my father told me mom was in the hospital and a day later my sister told me mom had passed away. She died on the 24th. My heart broke, I cried and sadness came upon me. I didn’t know what emotions to feel. Happy one moment sad the next. The woman who raised and taught me so much and loved me along w/ my dad passed away. She isn’t here anymore. I won’t be able to see and talk to her. And yet she’s not in pain and hurting anymore either. She lived a good life with my Dad. She didn’t have to go in a home but was able to stay in her home until she died. She would have been 87 years old and my parents would have been married 67 years on the 3rd. I’ll miss her a lot. I’ll miss not seeing her when I go back home - her strong feisty ways along with her gentle soft loving heart. I’m thankful for so much because of my Mom. I’m thankful she believed and had faith and know she’s with Jesus now. I’m thankful I got to talk to her on Sunday before she went to the hospital and then passed away. I know she’ll never stop loving me and is proud of me, I’m thankful all my kids got to go to Michigan last summer and see her and my dad and she got to meet her great grand kids. She was happy because of that. ❤️ I’m sad because I won’t be able to see and talk to her anymore and yet happy because she’s home with the Lord. I pray for my Dad. He’s by himself and He misses her so much. He’ll be 91 soon and he lost his friend, his wife and the person he’s known for over 70 years and been married to for 67 years ❤️ Even in my mom’s passing she is lovingly teaching and reminding me- life is but a moment. Be and do your best today and if tomorrow comes do it again. Mom, I love you ❤️ always. 2 Timothy 4:7-8
Her mother’s demise came short of two weeks after Roloff got engaged to her boyfriend, Chris Marek. He proposed a day after her birthday at a restaurant they often dined at.
GETTING TO KNOW CHRIS MAREK
Before dating a celebrity, Marek lived a private life; thus, not much is known about him except that he became a real estate man after attending Portland State University.
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Wow! How can Roloff Farms Pumpkin season be here already? And 20 plus years? It’s been a blast and full of wonderful times and memories. And more memories to make. What a family legacy I’ve love sharing w/ you. The Fall season is here 🍁🍂🎃🍂🍁 and there is So Much to love about Fall. My favorite season. Though I’m not a part of Pumpkin season as much as I want or can be this year, for various reason, I’ll always love seeing and meeting so many of you that come. I’ll share some stories of people I’ve met so far this year, stories shared that impacted me. Many of you inspire me and I so appreciate you coming to the farm. It’s a unique place. It has impacted my life and gave me the gift of raising my kids here for through out their growing up years. I’m glad we are able to share it w/ you. So come on out, experience the adventure, find your special pumpkin and visit the store, we have our pumpkin salsa available (online as well) and more fun stuff. Can’t wait to meet some of you this Pumpkin season.! 😊 #amyroloffssecondact #amyroloffslittlekitchen #pumpkinseason #loveallofyou #everythingfall🍁 #allaboutpumpkins #family
He is also fond of taking photos and hiking, as seen in their many adventures up and downhill. Unlike Roloff, who was previously married, Marek has never walked down the aisle.
His friends believe that he is very serious about his relationship with Roloff and genuinely cares about her, even before the two got engaged.