In Loving Memory of
Braxton Buzz Olpin
Born to Heaven January 4, 2006
This is a beautiful and loving gift for Angel Braxton from my dear friend, Carol, mom to Angel Michael.
I have a need to speak of you
A need to say your name.
Since you were born just months ago
Our lives haven’t been the same.
I have a need to see your face,
A need to touch your hair.
I want to hold you in my arms
So much, but you’re not there.
The sadness is still deep inside,
Can’t help the way I fell.
You are, and always will be mine
My love for you is real.
For now I have your pictures
And the sad, sweet memories.
I guess my needs will have to wait
So I’ll be content with these.
I am not sure how we came up with the name Braxton we just liked it, but I
always knew that my son was going to have the middle name
of Buzz. That
was my Grandpa's name, and he was one of my very best friends. Grandpa passed
away 10 years ago this past April.
To Mommy and Daddy’s Little Angel
Even though we had to say goodbye,
before we could say hello…
And ask ourselves may times “why”
our little angel you had to go.
We never got to know you,
and for us that’s a great loss.
Accompanied by heartache and emptiness,
That will never be forgot.
We’ll think of you during sunsets,
and during our very first snow,
You’ll be in our hearts forever,
and how much you’ll be missed,
you’ll never know.
We think of you often, our darling,
sometimes we cannot quit.
It makes us feel a little closer,
though… just a little bit.
All we have now to hold onto
is a set of precious little prints
That belong to a special angel in heaven
who is constantly missed.
We cannot wait to see you, our baby,
in the heaven above…
We cannot wait to fill your heart,
with lots and lots of love.
Our Little Miracle
Our beloved little Braxton Buzz Olpin lived just a short time on this
He was born January 4, 2006 in Logan and passed away a few
minutes after his birth.
Braxton was born to Clinton Daniel and
Jennifer Westover Olpin.
Remembering precious angel Braxton and sending love and prayers to his family.
Judi, Mom to Angel Andrew
These three loving gifts for Angel Braxton are from my friend Marie.
You can visit her website for her son Rob here ~
Rob Northrop's Site.
This beautiful Thanksgiving gift to Angel Braxton is also from my friend Marie.
I wish you could all see how much Braxton Buzz looks like his Dad. He was
the spitting image of his Dad, right down to the red curly hair and blue eyes.
He looked so much like him and his Dad is so very proud of his Braxton Buzz.
I love the picture of him in his blanket. It shows how perfect and big he
was for as early as he was. The doctors kept telling me
he was going to be
deformed, but he was not. Braxton Buzz is a perfect little angel.
Happy Birthday Angel Braxton!
Born Too Soon
When I learned you were inside of me,
So many thoughts of what could be.
But, then one fateful afternoon,
I went into labor, much too soon.
The doctors did all that they could,
But, all their trying, did no good.
And in that sterile birthing room,
You entered this world, much too soon.
We never got to hear your cry,
Family gathered to say good-bye.
No celebrations or balloons,
Our beautiful baby, born too soon.
With the morning and the dawn,
The dreams we had for you were gone.
In the nursery, babies cried in tune,
But, ours was silent, born too soon.
Leaving that place with empty arms,
Just your baby bracelet and some charms.
A quilt scented with your sweet perfume,
Remnants of a life, gone too soon.
Friends and family come, but don't stay,
No one knows what to do or say.
Our waking thoughts are all consumed,
With our miracle that left too soon.
The days and months, drag slowly by,
We've questions, but get no reply.
We seek solace in the stars and moon,
Looking for our angel, born too soon.
© Sue Saladino 04/23/06
Happy Birthday To YOU!
This blanket is one that I cross-stitched for Braxton Buzz. I started it
when I was on bed rest with him. I was working on it in the hospital the
morning he was born. After he died, I put it away unfinished. I could not
bear to look at it. But I pulled it out one day and finished it off and gave
it to my Mom for Mother's Day. We wanted her to have something of her
Braxton Buzz's room was done in frogs. So the day he was born my 10 year
old niece bought him that frog and gave to us for him. Clint and I decided
we did not want to bury it with him because it was some thing of his that
touched him, so we kept it. But we wanted to always have the frog with him
that his cousin gave to him, so we had it carved on his grave.
I snuck into your room late last night hoping to catch you sleeping.
I wanted to reach down and touch your hair, just to know you were there.
How I longed to take you in my arms and tell you how much I care.
But my sweet baby you were not there.
I dreamed of holding you in my arms, and looking into your sweet face.
I would wonder what you were dreaming about.
But my sweet baby you were not there.
I reached down for your blanket; your fragrance still lingered there.
As the tears came to my eyes, I picked up a picture of you.
But my sweet baby you were not there.
I’ll never forget the day you came into my life,
for the short time you were
The love I felt for you was so real.
Each night I pray you will never forget the love I have for you.
For my sweet baby you are not here.
As turned to walk out of your room;
I found myself wondering if the angels
rocked you to sleep tonight.
Do they give you all the love you need?
Do they tell you stories of your Mom and Dad?
For our sweet baby we are not there.
I wrote this above poem in memory of my sweet son Braxton Buzz Olpin. He was born on
January 4, 2006. He returned to live with his Heavenly Father
just a short
time after birth. Your Mom and Dad love you, Braxton Buzz, and will never
This is the outfit we buried Braxton in. A very good friend of
the family made it for him. The booties were knitted by my friend's Grandma.
She rewrote her pattern so that they would fit his tiny little feet just
perfect. His feet were 2 inches from heel to toe. The blanket in the back
ground was the blanket that I crotcheted for him. This was the blanket we were
going to wrap him in when we had him blessed. Instead we wrapped him in it to
lay him to rest. He looked so handsome in his outfit, booties, and was very
wrapped up in that big blanket.
This indian is one of the wood carvings that my mom has done. This piece of
wood came from High Creek. This is from the only Black Walnut tree to ever
have grown up there.
My Grandpa Buzz brought this log to my mom about 13
years ago. Shortly after we lost our Braxton Buzz,
she carved this in
Memory of him.
The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.
He maketh me to lie down in green pastures;
He leadeth me beside the still waters.
He restoreth my soul; He leadeth me
paths of righteousness for His name's sake.
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the
shadow of death,
I fear no evil;
for Thou art with me;
and Thy staff they comfort me.
Thou preparest a table before me in the
presence of mine enemies;
Thou anointest my head with oil;
my cup runneth over.
Surely goodness and mercy will follow
all the days of my life;
and I will dwell in the house of the Lord
In Loving Memory of An Angel
God's finger touched him, and he slept.
---Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Dear Clinton and Jennifer
Your ANGEL really touched my Heart..
MAY HE REST IN EVERLASTING PEACE..
In Loving Memory of Lee Henry Aguilera
My Angel Son Michael.
For the Olpin family and your Angel Braxton. May God bless and comfort you.
GEOFFREY P. EDWARDS
Dear Angel Mom
I saw your little Braxton's webpage and I was so deeply touched
that I had to make something special for him. I made this gift in
sweet memory of him.
I know in my heart that he was a special
little angel from heaven
that came for a short time to leave his
heart prints behind.
Your life will be forever touched by his spirit
which will forever be a part of you.
Made with love
In Memory of
My Sweet Lily in Heaven
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This webpage is created In Loving Memory of Braxton Buzz Olpinon May 29, 2006
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