Ivana Trump, a beautiful and strong woman, died abruptly in her New York City residence on Thursday, July 14, at the age of 73. Initial reports said that she was discovered unconscious at the foot of a flight of steps, suggesting she had fallen.
In the 1980s, Ivana Trump, a beautiful Czech-American model and entrepreneur, and her husband Donald J. Trump were a sought-after power couple.
“Though her high-profile marriage to the former president catapulted her into the limelight in the late ’70s, Ivana was much more than just Mrs. Trump – she was a savvy businesswoman, an athlete, a writer, multifaceted clothing and jewelry designer, and above all, a proud mother adored by her children,” People Magazine reported.
She was the only child of Marie, a telephone operator, and Milos, an engineer who died in 1990. She was born in Zlin, an industrial town in then-Communist Czechoslovakia. Ivana skied competitively as a youngster and was a member of the national ski team; the sport served as a metaphor for her life, according to the source.
Ivana was a role model for many because she overcame adversity to live a happy American life. Despite their divorce, Ivana maintained a strong friendship with Donald, the 45th President.
Ivanka Trump, the only daughter of Ivana and Donald Trump, shared her private thoughts and emotions about her mother’s death with the public, along with memorable and iconic photographs that revealed a profound and tender love between mother and daughter, as well as an exceptional and blessed family life.
Ivana Trump married Donald Trump in 1977, and the couple had three children: Donald Trump Jr., 44, Ivanka Trump, 40, and Eric Trump, 38.
“Heartbroken by the passing of my mother. Mom was brilliant, charming, passionate and wickedly funny. She lived life to the fullest — never forgoing an opportunity to laugh and dance.
I will miss her forever and will keep her memory alive in our hearts always,” Ivanka posted about her Mom.
Ivanka said Ivana ‘modeled strength and determination in every action,’ and she had ‘lived life to the fullest as she shared beautiful family pictures.
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Son Eric also shared a moving tribute, remembering an ‘incredible woman’ who was ‘a force in business.’ and remembered that his mom, ‘taught her children about grit and toughness, compassion and determination in her children.
Reaction to the news was sad, as Ivana was a role model for others who had fled Communism. CONTINUE READING…