Olympic swimmer Lisa Curry has formally farewelled her daughter Jaimi in a service she mentioned was “simply good”.
Jaimi died final week, aged 33, after battling a long-term sickness.
Curry, who shared Jaimi along with her ex-husband former ironman Grant Kenny, posted a wonderful tribute picture to her Instagram with particulars of the funeral.
“Yesterday, because the solar was setting, we mentioned goodbye to you, our Jaimi,” she wrote.
“Because the final solar rays filtered via the bushes onto you, fairy lights flickering in every single place round, with probably the most divine flowers surrounding you, and a room filled with unconditional love, we farewelled you…. at all times our bubba. It was simply good… stunning, quiet, fairly and sparkly… simply the way in which you’ll have wished it.”
“Our little angel, now you can relaxation peacefully,” Curry’s caption continued. “Freed from ache, free to flourish and free to develop, free to only be…
“Jaimi…as dad and I lovingly held you whenever you took your first breath, we lovingly held you as you took your final. Jaimi, my love, our hearts are aching, however know you’ll be endlessly with us, and endlessly cherished wherever we go. Goodnight candy lady… we hope you might have a pleasant lengthy sleep.”
Jaimi’s brother, Jett, additionally shared a touching farewell message on his Instagram.
“You had been my second mom, you had been my largest sister, you had been my good friend, and also you had been a fighter till the very finish,” he captioned the picture. “Jaimi, I’ll love you endlessly and you’ll at all times have a spot in my coronary heart.”
“I’ll miss you dearly, however cherish the moments we had collectively drastically. I really like you a lot, and I’ll see you once more in some unspecified time in the future. Yesterday we mentioned our last goodbyes to my stunning sister and I might identical to to thank everybody to your overwhelming love and assist. The complete household was inundated with loving messages, flowers and ideas for our stunning Jaimi. I personally won’t ever be capable of thank everybody sufficient. However do know that it’s going to by no means be forgotten.”
Jaimi died final Monday, as introduced in an announcement from her father. “Jaimi will endlessly be remembered as a caring, vibrant and loving soul who at all times put others earlier than herself,” the assertion learn. “Our hearts are damaged and the ache is immense however we should transfer ahead cherishing each great second we obtained to share with our treasured first baby.”
The next morning, Curry shared a particular tribute to her on social media: “Our stunning daughter Jaimi has misplaced her battle with a long-term sickness and handed away peacefully in hospital yesterday morning along with her loving household by her facet. So cherished. So stunning. So variety to everybody…. So painful. I can barely breathe.”
Just a few days later, the athlete thanked followers for his or her assist. “Thanks a lot for the outpouring of affection and energy we’re receiving. There are such a lot of messages from so many individuals and it’s troublesome to get again to all of you however in time we’ll strive,” Curry wrote on Instagram, sharing a candy picture of her and Jaimi holding palms.
“The grief is immense and we’re permitting it to take its course.”
Curry and Kenny, each 57, had been married from 1996 till 2017. In addition to Jaimi, they share daughter Morgan and son Jett.
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