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The Stucki has been very special for all of us that are involved.
I am sure that each of you have special times spent with members of the family.
For me it was always special to spend time with grandma and grandpa Stucki.
The most memorable thing was to kneel with them at the table for a blessing on the food, 
or perhaps it was for a start of the day. In any event I recall a number of times staying
with them and having the day start with a word of prayer kneeling at the table.
To this these pages are dedicated. I love my grandmother and grandfather Stucki.
These pages are likely to be under construction for some time.
I invite any who would like to share special memories or photos of
Grandma and grandpa to contact me.  e-mail 
A part of my memories of Grandpa and Grandma Stucki  Is not about them rather the cookie jar in the dining room. It was on the
hutch and contained the most delicious cookies. As a child I did not think about them or where they came from. I just enjoyed them.
Some years later I went looking for those cookies. I tried all of the different stores and types of cookies that I could find,
but with no luck. After a fruitless search, and I did find some with patterns in the cookie but they were too thick and too hard.
When all else fails ask. Dad used to have a slogan that he used in the insurance business. 
"Don't just wonder, Ask!"
Well finally I asked mom. To my consternation they were homemade. Never in my wildest dreams did I think that Grandma made them.
I asked mother if she knew the recipe, and wonders of all she did. It was some years later that a number of replicas of the cooker
were made. It was designed to be cooked on the stove top of the old cook stove. So I purchased one. As for the recipe there are a 
couple of versions. Clara Stucki used a mix of half butter and half margarine. In any event here is the recipe.
Swiss Pretzels
1 pound Butter
4 cups sugar
1 cup cream
6 eggs
Rind and juice of 1 Lemon
enough flour to make a stiff dough, about 2 sifters or 10 cups
Roll into balls about the size of Walnuts and bake in Pretzel Iron,
one ball per design.
Bake approximately 2 minutes per side.
On the back of the recipe card are instructions for the Iron.
Pretzel iron must be cured before using.
Wipe over iron with vegetable oil then bake in a 350 Degree oven
for 1 hour.
At some point I will scan the recipe card for those who would like the recipe in mother's handwriting.
How soon we lose our memories. I was confused about a photo that I thought was of grandma and
grandpa Stucki Louie and Fred. I thought it was a mission photo yet grandma had a ring on her finger.
Here is the mission photo:
This photo was from a conferance in the Western States Mission, in July 1917.
Well as I said in my history I was born at an early age, but not this early.
I only recall meeting Great Grandfather Sharp. However here is the rest of
The Sharp family, grandmothers parents and siblings with spouses as well as her and grandpa.
Just to avoid confusion I asked who is who.
Seated left to right
Laura Eliza Sharp Anderson, John G. Sharp, Eliza Snow Richards Sharp, John Silas Sharp
Standing left to right
Joseph Lee Anderson, Laverne Maria Sharp Snarr, Vere Snarr, Louie Sharp Stucki, 
Gottfried Stucki, Martha F. Sharp Pearson, Hilmer Francis Pearson, Verna Joephine Smart Sharp
In the Stucki there are several photos of Great-Grandpa Sharp
however this is how I knew and remember him.
It was always special to come and talk with him. However although I looked forward to 
visiting I think I spent less time than I recall talking and more time running through the
orchard and playing on the hay stack.
What followes is a series of photos of the Stucki family or part of the family
This photo was when Viola and George got married. The next one
did not have Grant in the photo. Perhaps it was while he was on his mission.
The next one I have not been able to find out where the photo was taken.
It is Viola, Fred, and Louie. That is Mother, Grandpa, and Grandma.