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Mert Rima (#47063035)
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Bio Photo I am retired from the United States Air Force after 30 years service, active and reserve. I like old prop driven airplanes especially the ones that still fly. The B-29 I am standing in front of is currently the only B-29 in flying condition. It was restored by the "Commemorative Air Force" in Midland Texas. This picture was taken in Duluth MN. I am looking forward to the completion of the restoration of "DOC" another B-29 at McConnell A.F.B in Wichita KA. They expect to test fly it in mid 2016.
I have done some geneology research on my imediate family and found walking around cemeteries kinda interesting. Many of the cemeteries in this area, which is very rural, do not have full time sextants and locating a grave may be very time consuming sometimes.
I have submited spread sheets for several cemeteries in this area to "Find a Grave" and the Itasca County Historical Society. Any one who wishes a memorial transferred, Other than my family, just ask.
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Sharron
RE: flowers
Yes, my 4th great-grandparents are Johann Friederich Rima & Maria Bekker, I come through their daughter, Catherine Rima who married David Wilder (my 3rd great-grandparents). Catherine & Solomon were siblings, so this make us "cousins!" By the way, your father, Arthur was a most handsome man, so glad you posted his photo & obit on Find A Grave.
Good to meet you,
Sharron
Added by Sharron on Apr 26, 2016 2:41 PM
Sherry Hess
RE: John & Carol Warner
Thank you so much Mert.

Sherry
Added by Sherry Hess on Dec 01, 2015 2:14 PM
Sherry Hess
John & Carol Warner
Mert,

Thank you so much for fulfilling my request for the Warner's, may I also with your permission share your photo's in my family tree giving you credit for the photo's.

Thank you again,
Sherry Hess
Added by Sherry Hess on Nov 30, 2015 7:33 AM
Suzanne
Austin Family
I am a Carroll family member. Sarah Fitch Austin's mother was Gertrude "Getty" Carroll, and I am descended from Getty's brother John Carroll. I have a strong DNA match with Getty's descendants so that makes it doubly interesting. If you're interested in the Carrolls, let me know. Thanks and Happy Thanksgiving, Suzanne
Added by Suzanne on Nov 25, 2015 5:05 PM
LeAnna
cemetery photos
Thank you very much for the photo's of the Martin's and VanQuekelburg's
leams64@gmail.com
Added by LeAnna on May 28, 2015 7:12 PM
Lisa Moschkau
Alma Anderson Photo
Thanks for the photo
Lisa
Added by Lisa Moschkau on May 14, 2015 6:26 PM
Lisa Moschkau
RE: Alma Marie Anderson Death Date
That would be wonderful if you would post a photo.
Thank you for your volunteer work.

Lisa
Added by Lisa Moschkau on May 13, 2015 9:42 PM
Lisa Moschkau
Alma Marie Anderson Death Date
I am researching an Alma Anderson for my tree and I see that the Alma you have in Find A Grave # 60717190 has a death date of Aug. 12, 1946. I don't see a grave maker photo and was wondering how that date was decided. I see 2 Alma Andersons who died in Itasca County within about a year of each other.

ANDERSON, ALMA
CERTID# 1947-MN-006471
Date of Death: 11 NOV 1947
County of Death: ITASCA

ANDERSON, ALMA MARIE
CERTID# 1946-MN-006394
Date of Death: 12 AUG 1946
County of Death: ITASCA

Lisa Moschkau
Added by Lisa Moschkau on May 13, 2015 4:03 AM
Iceangel
Ralph Cronkite Headstone
Thank you so much for the headstone photos. I updated the names and dates.
Kurt
Added by Iceangel on Mar 16, 2015 2:34 PM
wayless
O'Brien Headstones
Thank you so much for taking the O'Brien Headstone photos at Wildwood Cemetery.
Added by wayless on Mar 15, 2015 3:28 PM
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