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Aavedt (#47229161)
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Bio Photo In fourth grade, many,many years ago, I became involved with this wonderful hobby. Thank you for having this website!
Cemetery: euphemism coined by the early Christian writers. It is a Greek word for dormitory, a place to sleep.
"...passing down memories is the strongest link in the gossamer bridge that binds us as people."
David Baldacci.
"The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living." Marcus Tullius Cicero.
In eternal honor of our ancestors
Who left behind so much,
Who started here with so little,
That we might have everything.
Pax Christi.
Genealogy is the warp on which the fabric of history is woven. It is the most immediate, personal kind of history, and for many the most satisfying kind,rooted in the pervasive values of family and heritage. It is an essential part of the one great task each of us is called upon to undertake----the exploration of who we are.
From the Vesterheim Genealogical Center and Naeseth Library literature. Madison, Wisconsin.
A woman was trying to impress her friends at a party one afternoon. "My family's ancestry is very old." she said. "It dates back to the days of King John of England." Then turning to a woman sitting nearby, she said condescendingly, "How old is your family, my dear?"
"Well," replied the woman with a smile. "I can't really say. all of our family records were lost in the Flood."
They, who blazed the trail and broke the Virgin soil,
Ne'er garnered half the harvest of their toil;
To-day, wher'er they sowed, others reap
To them is sleep."
their brave deeds and, alas, too often their very names are forgotten.
""High fortune may be tossed away,
Nor health nor skill my long endure,
Only the name I bear is sure,
And since from it I cannot hide,
Lord, let me hold my name in pride."
It's hard to understand how a cemetery can raise its burial costs and blame it on the high cost of living.
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Sr Otto's obit
Did you catch that the funeral was at 6:00 a.m.
I also went to Marian College, but this was in the 1960's when it was part of the convent. The chapel was between the classroom area and the lab area and I passed that hall everyday. I knew they had funerals for their sisters very early in the a.m. when they all got together for their prayers. God Bless them all for their good work.
Added by public name on Dec 02, 2016 8:52 AM
Bryan Healy
I am not going to get into an argument with you. I posted my reasoning and if you disagree, I will just forward to F-A-G for them to resolve after the 30 day period.
Added by Bryan Healy on Nov 23, 2016 11:55 AM
Bryan Healy
RE: Venerable Mother Superiors
Name, yes; title, no. Per the FAQ, " not belong in any name field"

By all means, add that they were Mother Superior to their bio field.
Added by Bryan Healy on Nov 22, 2016 1:59 PM
Michael Stanley Klimczak
RE: Gravestone photos.
You're welcome. Take care.
Added by Michael Stanley Klimczak on Nov 09, 2016 3:10 PM
RE: Voss Family photos.
Sorry I didn't realize that most of the photos were already there. I've reported the rest of the requests as having been fulfilled. Are you sure you don't want me to delete the ones I added? I have no problem with that. Find A Grave limits how many photos you can put on a page and someday you may want to add more. Just a thought.
Added by JSOrorke on Oct 22, 2016 6:06 PM
Robert M. Justice
RE: Esther Manz
your welcome.
Added by Robert M. Justice on Oct 22, 2016 11:25 AM
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Helen Sturm Benzinger
The obit you submitted for Helen Sturm Benzinger's memorial page has been added. Thanks. Debbie
Added by Loveid Genealogy Project on Oct 19, 2016 8:32 AM
Brian Keith Timmer
RE: Bjaaland Family
I'm sorry, I don't. All I've found are his birth/baptism and marriage record, and the birth/baptism of his two children. Have not found his Immigration or Death records.

Added by Brian Keith Timmer on Oct 17, 2016 8:07 AM
Shirley M. Strickland

I just added Agnes Baland Peake to your family history of the Baland Family. I just had to tell you that you have done a great job in your research. I appreciate so much those who do a beautiful job to find all of the family when possible.

Good Luck,

Added by Shirley M. Strickland on Oct 16, 2016 11:10 AM
Ken Richter
RE: Note
Were you a classmate of Milt Pahlmeier? I was his immediate supervisor at Sears Sheboygan Store.
Added by Ken Richter on Sep 27, 2016 10:03 AM
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