Before Michael died in October, the couple raised seven children and welcomed 21 grandchildren. They have served for decades in the church, including assignments to preside over the Germany Frankfurt and the Salt Lake Temple Square missions.
Because her trophies and scrapbooks have been buried so long, Stewart suspects few in the family really know of her decorated past. She is very grateful her father clipped and kept the news articles. She intends to put everything on display in hopes the items will inspire her grandchildren to do great things.
More importantly, Stewart will tell the story of her decision to give up racing.
“How do you explain keeping the Sabbath Day holy to children when you are not doing it," she said. "We have a lot of athletes who do it, and that’s their choice, but for me, I couldn’t do it. I have no regrets.”
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