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Anastasia Elizabeth WitbolsFeugen
July 14, 1979 - October 22, 1997


Remember me when I am gone away,
        Gone far away into the silent land;
When you can no more hold me by the hand,

Nor I half turn to go yet turning stay.

Remember me when no more day by day
        You tell me of our future that you plann'd:
        Only remember me; you understand
It will be late to counsel then or pray.

Yet if you should forget me for a while
        And afterwards remember, do not grieve;
For if the darkness and corruption leave
A vestige of the thoughts that once I had,

Better by far you should forget and smile

Than that you should remember and be sad.
                ---Christina Rossetti

Here are four poems written for Anastasia.

This was written by Sharon Palmer Hamm, a family friend;
this was written by Kimberly Ryle, a former schoolmate;
this was written by Anastasia's sister, Teminka;
and this was written by a schoolmate, Daniele Fields.

A personal remembrance from the keeper of this website.
And an artistic tribute by Peige Turner, another of Anastasia's schoolmates.

A resolution passed by the Missouri State Senate, November 21, 1997.

Click here to view Anastasia's guestbook.

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