Lisa Curry holds small family gathering on what would have been late daughter Jaimi’s 35th birthday


Lisa Curry hosts a bittersweet family gathering on what would have been late daughter Jaimi’s 35th birthday: ‘For our beautiful girl’

Lisa Curry has honoured her late daughter Jaimi Lee Kenny on what would have been her 35th birthday. 

The former Olympian, 60, hosted an intimate family luncheon at her home to mark the bittersweet occasion on Saturday, sharing photos from the occasion via Instagram. 

Attending the gathering was Lisa’s ex-husband Grant Kenny, with whom she shares Jaimi. 

Olympian Lisa Curry, 60, (left) held a heartfelt birthday celebration for her late daughter, Jaimi Lee Kenny, on what would have been her 35th birthday on Saturday. Attending the gathering was Lisa's ex-husband Grant Kenny, son Jett, daughter Morgan, Morgan's husband Ryan Gruell and their two young children. All pictured

Olympian Lisa Curry, 60, (left) held a heartfelt birthday celebration for her late daughter, Jaimi Lee Kenny, on what would have been her 35th birthday on Saturday. Attending the gathering was Lisa’s ex-husband Grant Kenny, son Jett, daughter Morgan, Morgan’s husband Ryan Gruell and their two young children. All pictured 

Lisa’s model son Jett, daughter Morgan, Morgan’s husband Ryan Gruell and their two young children. 

In her post, Lisa and her family were pictured posing next to a dining table laden with cupcakes, cheese and other party snacks.  

There were also several vase of flowers and a framed photograph of Jaimi sitting in between them.  

'Our little family celebration for our beautiful girl,' Lisa wrote in the caption

‘Our little family celebration for our beautiful girl,’ Lisa wrote in the caption 

'Flowers from my garden, more flowers, flowers in the crackers, beautiful cupcakes… all things beautiful,' she added. Lisa is pictured with late daughter Jaimi

‘Flowers from my garden, more flowers, flowers in the crackers, beautiful cupcakes… all things beautiful,’ she added. Lisa is pictured with late daughter Jaimi 

‘Our little family celebration for our beautiful girl,’ Lisa wrote in the caption.

‘Flowers from my garden, more flowers, flowers in the crackers, beautiful cupcakes… all things beautiful,’ she added. 

On Saturday, the Olympic swimmer expressed her want to continue living without feeling guilty, she said: ‘I am starting to try and laugh without feeling guilty, to remember that it’s ok to continue living a good life, as I know that’s what Jaimi would have wanted. 

Jaimi tragically died in 2020 after a long battle with alcohol addiction and anorexia spanning 18 years of her life

Jaimi tragically died in 2020 after a long battle with alcohol addiction and anorexia spanning 18 years of her life

On Saturday, Lisa posted a stunning photo of Jaimi on Instagram alongside an incredibly emotional caption

On Saturday, Lisa posted a stunning photo of Jaimi on Instagram alongside an incredibly emotional caption

‘It never stops the tears, but the smile is starting to return a little more’.

‘Happy Birthday to our angel You came into this world at 9.03am 35 years ago. Our first little bundle of joy.

‘Forever young and beautiful We miss you everyday. Life is different without you. Life is quiet without you. Life is not the same without you. We love and miss you baby girl and you will never be forgotten. So precious to so many people’.

'Happy Birthday to our angel You came into this world at 9.03am 35 years ago. Our first little bundle of joy'

‘Happy Birthday to our angel You came into this world at 9.03am 35 years ago. Our first little bundle of joy’

Jaimi died in late September 2020 at the age of 33, following a battle with a ‘long term illness’.

It was later reported that Jaimi had battled alcoholism and an eating disorder before her death at a Sunshine Coast hospital.

For confidential support in Australia, call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or visit www.lifeline.org.au. Alternatively, call Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800 

Lisa has recently released a truly personal memoir that touches on Jaimi's journey, called Lisa: A Memoir - 60 Years of Life, Love and Loss

Lisa has recently released a truly personal memoir that touches on Jaimi’s journey, called Lisa: A Memoir – 60 Years of Life, Love and Loss

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