Former First Lady Melania Trump delivered an emotional eulogy for her mother, Amalija Knavs, who passed away recently. The funeral took place at the Bethesda-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Florida, where Melania and former President Donald Trump were married in 2005. Melania spoke fondly of her mother’s nurturing spirit, emphasizing her love, dedication, and unwavering support. She also talked about Amalija’s love for her grandson Barron, and the joy she brought to everyone around her. Melania finished her eulogy by expressing her love and gratitude for her mother.
Following the funeral, Donald Trump spoke about his late mother-in-law during a victory speech after the Iowa Caucus. He praised her as a special and amazing person who was a significant part of their family.
Amalija Knavs, originally from Austria, led a humble life before moving to the United States with her husband Viktor. Prior to her passing, they frequently visited the White House to support Melania and help care for Barron.
Despite media portrayals, Melania’s poignant eulogy showcased her grace and articulate nature. It is clear that she was an exceptional First Lady. Our thoughts and prayers are with Melania and her family during this difficult time.