Jace Alexander Altman

November 27, 2002 - February 15, 2004

Jace Alexander Altman, born November 27, 2002, passed away peacefully in the arms of his parents and on into the arms of the Lord on February 15, 2004. Left to cherish his memory are his parents, Brian and Kristi Altman; brother, Parker Kean Altman; grandmother, Karen Buechler Wenzel; grandparents, Bill and Doris Altman; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins as well as countless friends and loved ones. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 18, 2004, at Prestonwood Baptist Church, 6801 W. Park, Plano, Texas 75093, (972) 820-5000. Arrangements are under the direction of Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Directors. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Jace Altman’s name to Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, 2777 N. Stemmons Frwy, Suite 1025, Dallas, Texas 75207, (214) 456-8360.

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Doris and Bill: Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you and yours at this time. We were pleased to be a part of Bill's celebration on Sunday. Edwin Wray & Ann S. Williams, February 27, 2004 Brian and Kristi, Please accept our condolences. I know that there is nothing I could say to easy the pain and loss you feel at this time but, I hope you find comfort in God’s arms. Your family is in our prayers. Jonna (Woods), Brian, Harlee, Payten and Ethan Eskew Jonna Woods Eskew, February 24, 2004 Dear Kristi, Brian, and Parker, My heart goes out to you for your patience, strength and love for Jace. Knowing how incredibly close the Altman family is, this message goes out to all of you! (I lived with you for a summer & you took me in like I was one of your own!). Having dealt with similar situations from the Doctors' side, I truly know what you've had to endure. Pain, love, compromises, happiness for simple things, and sadness for the loss of this incredible baby that has changed your lives forever. You're in our thoughts & prayers! Love, Kris J Kris Alan Johnson, February 23, 2004 Dear Brian, Kristi and Parker, Your family is in our hearts and prayers. May God's peace cover your thoughts and hearts during this time. Our Love, Fonda and Mike Burgess Fonda Burgess, February 23, 2004 Mr. Altman, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. John, Doris & Beth Morris, February 23, 2004 Can't you just hear the song (In His arms He holds the little bitty children? I can. My condolences, Aunt Pauline Pauline May Brower, February 23, 2004 Go with the Grace of GOD, little guy. Mike and Paula Alexander, February 22, 2004 Please accept my condolences. Hubert L. Gill, February 21, 2004 What a blessing Jace was. Thank you for sharing his life with us. We pray for God's loving arms to hold you and give you comfort and peace. We love all of you so much! Greg, Amy, Kendall and Nathan Deans, February 21, 2004 Sorry for your lose.May you find peace in your faith.(Son of Gerturde(Johnson)George.. Chris George, February 21, 2004 I am sorry for your loss Doris, I have had to bear the loss of a grandchild and I know how it hurts. Only time will take away that empty feeling. Betty Ruth Lowe-Collins, February 20, 2004 We were so sorry to hear of your loss. The joy of having him even for a short time must be treasured...with the thought we will see him again. Gene W Vick, February 19, 2004 Little Jace has always been in our prayers.We know he will be missed terribly,but we know he is in Heaven where there is no suffering.Our prayer,now, is for his family left behind. May God comfort each one of you.Our Love,The Pickett family. Uncle Dave ,And Aunt Ruth Pickett, February 19, 2004 Your little boy was precious, and we prayed long and hard for his healing. He was so blessed to have a loving family in his short time on this earth. May you know the comfort of God's presence as you work through your grief. What your heart has cherished you will never lose. Johnelle & Barry B. Donnell, February 19, 2004 Doris,Bill, Kristi,and Brian---My prayers are with you--I know there is a terrific black void in your hearts--The pain is too great for words--know that I am grieving with you and for you--Mrilyn Adams Marilyn T Adams, February 19, 2004 Brian and Kristi, Molly and I are so sorry to read about the loss of your son. We will be praying for you guys and wish you comfort. God Bless You, Robert and Molly Schoen Robert M Schoen, February 19, 2004 Bill, Doris, Brian, Kristi, and Parker Altman, Having lost our own son, we greatly sympathize with your loss. May God be with you at this time of sorrow. Bill & Doris Slaughter, February 19, 2004 I wanted to write to say how touched and saddend I am for your loss. On the same day my new daughter was born Nov. 24th,2003, My 19 year old brother passed away. I know the joy of receiving such an amazing blessing and suffering a great loss all at the same time. I pray for God to comfort your family. You are one day closer to being with him in heaven. We are all on a journey to be with the Lord. Angel Nichole Crossland, February 19, 2004 Jace is a precious little child of God, and though we share in your sadness, we thank God that Jace knew the loving care of such a sweet and faithful family for the short time he was on earth. May you feel God's comforting and unfnailing love as you grieve. Barry & Johnelle Donnell, February 19, 2004 Dearest Doris and Bill - May you find comfort in knowing that so many continue to pray for you and your family during this difficult time. God must have needed another little angel. Our deepest sympathy, Rhonda and Richard Poirot Rhonda and Richard M Poirot, February 19, 2004 I am so sorry for your loss. Jace and Rhyan were NICU buddies. I happened to run across Jace's picture in the paper today. I have thought of you guy's often since Rhyan's discharge. I remember our talks, and concerns over those two tiny babies. God bless you all during this time and thanks for being there for my family and me. I pray that we were and still are there to help you. Again, I am so very sorry, and we will be praying for you. Charles and I are still working in the hospital if you need us. God give you strength and endurance. Stacia, Charles, and Rhyan Thompson, February 18, 2004 I was deeply saddened at the word of your loss. But your strength through it all has left a marked impression on me. Faith is a remarkable thing and a powerful vine which touches everyone who comes in contact with it. Please continue to water the vine which Jace has helped fertilize. Love always your friend. Marlon Bernard Williams, February 18, 2004 We were so blessed to have spent that Sunday with all of you. Jace was a darling little boy and Brian, Kristy, and Parker were such loving parents and brother. Jace is at peace. May peace of mind sustain you at this time and God's love comfort you. Our love to all of you. Georgia and David David & Georgia M Pogue, February 18, 2004 You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God bless you and keep you. --Cassandra and Wichita Falls Country Club Staff Cassandra M. Henderson, February 18, 2004 Judy and I wish to express our simpathy for your precious loss. Our prayers are with you during this time of sorrow Herman R Wilson, February 18, 2004 I'm sorry. You dont know me, but I was touched by the picture of your beautiful baby. You are in my prayers. Roger W Sanders, February 18, 2004 I'm SueAnn's cousin and we wanted to express our sympathy on the loss of your son. My mom and dad, Polly and Paul Hoge, also want to convey their sympathy. We will keep you and your family in our prayers. Anne L. Hinton, February 18, 2004 Our thoughts and prayers are with yoiu at this time. N.J. and Peggy Thornton, February 18, 2004 Kristi & Brian, Are prayers are with you and your family. May God give you peace..... Lori & Jay Dorothy, February 18, 2004 I never knew Jace but I wanted you both to know how deeply saddened I am to hear about the loss of your son and grandson. I saw Jace's picture and obituary in The Dallas Morning News Feb.18,2004. Jace was sure a very sweet little boy. I know you all will miss him very much.Please know my thoughts and prayers are with your family during your time of sorrow. I write Children's Memorial Poems. I'll be doing one on Jace and I'll send it to you. With deepest heartfelt Sympathy from Steve McPhail Member of Trinity Church Of The Nazarene Oklahoma City,OK. Steven Randel McPhail, February 18, 2004 bill and doris, and bryan and kristi, we have been thinking about you and praying for you all week. we are hurting with you and were sorry we were unable to attend the funeral. God bless you, jerry and mary royal jerry a. royal, February 18, 2004 Dear Kristi, Brian, Doris and Bill, We were so very sorry to hear about the loss of your precious Jace. You have been in our prayers and will continue to be so. There is consolation in "Gone from my sight, but not my heart." I know you all have beautiful memories of this little angel. Love, Norma and V.C. Saied Norma and V.C. Saied, February 18, 2004 Dear Altmans, Our prayers are with your family during this sad time. We are thankful for all your numerous but close family members as well as your many friends who will unite to support you about this loss. Your friends, The McGregors. Katherine & Bill et al McGregor, February 18, 2004 Bill, Doris, Brian and Kristi, we are very sorry to hear about the loss of your Grand Son and Baby Jace. Our condolences go with you. Milan & Ann James Milan and Ann James, February 18, 2004 Bill and Doris, Brian, Kristi and Parker, May the Lord wrap His loving arms around you and give you comfort and peace during this sad time. With deepest sympathy, Betty and Tom Crane Betty and Tom Crane, February 18, 2004 Our Prayers are with you. A darling angel has entered Heaven. Laszlo & Kathy .. Papp, February 18, 2004 I saw Jace's obituary in the paper. My condolences on the passing of your precious baby boy. I do not know how people can bear such a burden. You and your baby will be in my prayers. Connie L. Bradford, February 18, 2004 Brian and Kristi, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your son. I too lost a son in September and I know the depth of the loss you are going through. You will be in our prayers. Chris Heskett, Wichita Falls Chris M Heskett, February 18, 2004 Well i didn't know the family i found out about little Alexander by the dallas morning newspaper well i just wanted to say im sorry for what happen and a tragic lost like this hurts so many people . My condelence to Brian and Kristi Altman; brother, Parker Kena Altman;KarenBuechler wenzel; & Bill and Doris Altman. Just want to let yall know that little Alexander is now an angel in the heavens above and he is watching you!!!! Juanita Isela Mendoza, February 18, 2004 Dear Brian, Kristi, Bill & Doris, We send our deepest heartfelt sympathy to all. We know your hearts are breaking but the Lord is good and he will bring you through this. Brian, we knew you when you were a baby but time and space seperated us. We are so sorry for your loss and will be praying for you and your family. In Christian love, Bob and Sarah Self Bob Sarah Self, February 18, 2004 May the Lord be with you. David B. Collins, February 18, 2004 I have known Brian and the Altman's for 30 years. My heart goes out to each of you. I'm so sorry. You all are in my prayers. God bless you. Julie Marie Wishon Linthicum, February 18, 2004 As friends of Doris and Bill, we are continuing to keep them and their entire family in our prayers. Bill Janice Vincent, February 18, 2004 Bill and I are so sorry to hear of your great loss. I am sure she will be a joy for God to hold. Sincerely Carol and Bill Culver, Seymour, Texas Carol C Culver, February 18, 2004 Dear Doris and Bill: We share your sorrow in the loss of your little grandson. This is partly because one of our grandchildren was born too early and although he survived is handicapped. We do feel that there must be a special place in heaven for the souls of these little ones. We pray that God will grant peace and acceptance to you and your son and daughter-in-law. Peggy and David Kimbell Peggy and David Kimbell, February 18, 2004 The miracle of creation leads us all down many paths. I hope that yours has led to peace. Sincerest condolences. andrea ellen cramer, md, February 18, 2004 Dear Bill and Doris, I was so sorry to hear of the passing of your precious little grandson. Barbara Elaine Lingle, February 18, 2004 I am a friend of Doris and Bill. My love and sympathy go to all of baby Jace's family. Ginger Daniel Bedford, TX Ginger Cade Daniel, February 17, 2004