Tales of the Turf

Margaret Fosmoe | June 5, 2014 | South Bend Tribune

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When Mike Seis received an early Father’s Day gift of a roll of sod from Notre Dame Stadium, he knew right away what he’d do with it.

Liam Bowen with Notre Dame Stadium turf in his back yardLiam Bowen, son of Canadian sportscaster Joe Bowen, spray paints stones blue around the Notre Dame Stadium turf that the family planted in Joe Bowen's backyard in Toronto, Canada.

The Wichita, Kan., resident visited the grave of his mother, Frances Seis. He and his son and daughter laid some of the sod on her grave.

“My mother raised her children to love Notre Dame and I thought she would love having some of Notre Dame with her,” said Seis, 49, who spent the summer of 1999 at Notre Dame as a visiting student in a master’s degree program.

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