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Lorenz Vodopivec
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Birth: Aug. 17, 1867, Slovenia
Death: Nov. 11, 1918
Coushatta
Red River Parish
Louisiana, USA

Burial account from three of his children in 1974:

Lucille: I remember that I was there when Papa was buried; in a black casket, the casket was on a wagon pulled up a hill by mules to a little cemetery, just very primitive. He was buried among some trees and we didn't even have a stone for him. I scratched the bark off of a tree and marked the date on it. The cemetery was at the top of a hill near Coushatta, Louisiana. And it was always Mary's wish to go back and find the grave and bring him to Kansas where Mama is buried.

Frances: I didn't get to go to the cemetery because there wasn't room for me in the wagon. This is the same cemetery where they buried the baby boy born before me. I thought he was buried in the church cemetery in *[Crichton], Louisiana. I thought Lorenz died in *[Crichton], Louisiana.

Marie: I always wanted to go back to Louisiana and find Papa's grave and put a marker on it, but never did. When Mama died, she was buried in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Kansas City, Kansas where Pete bought two graves, expecting to bring Papa's body to Kansas, but it was never done.



*Pronounced CRAY-TON and originally transcribed as Creighton 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Anna Vodopivec Waters (1872 - 1926)
 
 Children:
  Peter Vodopivec Waters (1898 - 1985)*
  Ursula Vodopivec Rich (1899 - 1964)*
  Mary Marie Vodopivec Strange (1899 - 1983)*
  Lucille Vodopivec Waters Thomson (1901 - 1990)*
  Louise Agnes Vodopivec Walp (1906 - 1980)*
  Frances Vodopivec Rich (1910 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
Specifically: Body is buried in a black casket in a small cemetery in Coushatta, LA marked only by a date carved into a nearby tree. (See Bio)
 
Created by: Joshua Beal
Record added: Oct 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77522153
Lorenz Vodopivec
Added by: Joshua Beal
 
 
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In Memory...
- Charlotte
 Added: Jan. 19, 2012

- Joshua Beal
 Added: Oct. 3, 2011
 
 
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