The Roloff family, who gained fame on the reality program Small People, Big World, has suffered a number of losses.
Regardless, the tragedy brought the family closer together.
Celebrity Matt Roloff paid a moving tribute to his father Ronald James Roloff, who passed away earlier this year at the age of 84.
On Instagram, Matt, 60, posted a heartfelt tribute to his deceased father.
This evening, my father—whom his ten grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren called “papa”—went home to be with his Lord and Savior, the Roloff family said in an emotional tribute.
“Ron was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather who inspired a lot of people. ”.
His love for Jesus was evident throughout his life, but especially in his later years.
Everyone who met him knew he cared about people. ”.
Matt has written about his father’s passing from chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
Matt lost a brother as well.
Too quickly after his father’s passing, Matt had to say goodbye to his sibling.
Josh Roloff passed away in 1999 at the age of 34.
He was given a toddler diagnosis of severe heart and lung issues.
His family continues to carry on his legacy even decades after his passing.
They even gave Josh the title of their book, Little Family, Big Values, describing him as “a wonderful son, brother, uncle, and friend who was with us for much too little time in this life.”. We hope to see you again in the presence of our Jesus one day because we all miss and think about you every day. ”.
Death struck Amy’s mother.
While celebrating her engagement to Chris Marek, her second husband, Matt’s ex-wife Amy tragically lost her mother, Patricia Knight.
She remarked in 2019 that “the previous two weeks have been an emotional roller coaster.”. Both happy and downbeat. I was thrilled when Chris asked me to marry him. ”.
“Very sad because my sister told me my mother had passed away a day after my father told me she was in the hospital a few days later.
She passed away on the 24th.
I sobbed and cried because my heart was broken, and I also felt sad. I was unsure of my likely feelings. ”.
Unless it was earlier than 2012, of course. Tomás Garrenton, the brother of Isabel, won’t have had contact with Jacob.
Tragically, a train accident claimed the life of Tomás.
The wife of Jacob, Isabel, has sworn that her son will be fully informed about his uncle.
She said a year ago, “He’ll know everything about you.”. Every time I cried, you used to make me laugh. So you wrote some beautiful music before you passed away. Uncle Tomás, my son, will be well-versed in all things pertaining to you. ”.
Recently, Isabel’s mother had also passed away.
Two years after her brother passed away, Isabel’s mother, Toni Garreton, passed away.
She remarked on social media at the time, “Grief is an interesting beast. “The pain can be so severe that you may need to slam on the brakes while traveling down a road in your hometown that you have frequented with your mother.
“At the time, I swear I could smell her scent. Look at her laugh, please. All of this demonstrates my concern for her. She and I had a friendship. All of her memories came back to me because they were mine to keep. We were unbreakable. I will return to the route we took together while missing her each time. ”.