Chris Rettkowski learned firsthand the positive impact his mother has on other people’s lives, including his own. When his father died of a brain tumor four-and-a-half years ago, Chris and his sister, Lynne, were left looking for answers.
Their mother, Becky Rettkowski, became “the glue that held the family together,” he said in a letter nominating her for the 2003 Washington State University Mom of the Year award.
She and four other finalists for WSU Mom were recognized April 12 during the Mom’s Weekend Brunch on campus.
Nothing could replace the love his mother has provided, Chris said. Her constant support allowed him to focus … » More …