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Sonia Sanchez (#47848895)
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Bio Photo I have always loved to visit cemeteries and thought it was a little weird until I found this website. Visiting a cemetary satisfies many of my favorite hobbies: plants ( Whenever I go, I walk around watering plants that people leave for their loved ones but are unable to come back and take care of), photography, and history. I especially like to visit old cemeteries to take pictures of the elaborate monuments. I'm really happy to discover there are thousands of you out there that feel the same.

I try to put as much information as I can find on the internet with each memorial and also try to include the source. Feel free to use any pictures of headstones and grave markers that I have uploaded on your family websites or Ancestry,com.

Every man's life is a fairy tale written by God's fingers. ~ Hans C. Andersen
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Annie
Grane
Thank you! for correction and most of all for being such a caring person. If I were younger and able to get around, I'd be out there too. I thank the Lord for all the Sonia's. You are awesome in my book!
Have a wonderful day!
Annie
Added by Annie on Aug 30, 2014 6:56 PM
Algae
Eden Cemetery tour on 9/20 Sat.
You may be interested in this event.
Filled with historical headstones dating back to the 1800's; Eden Cemetery entrance is on the sw corner of Irving Park Rd. and 25th., just west of Starbucks. Call the Schiller Park Historical Society 847-671-8513 to attend. All are invited. Free for tour and donations are accepted. Saturday September 20 at 10 am. If raining, an indoor slide presentation will be held inside the building.
Added by Algae on Aug 26, 2014 12:07 PM
Ace
Richard T. Scheidt at St. Mary's
Hi! Photos posted for him.

Also there:

1. Nancy J. Scheidt, 1929 - 1975
2. Raymond Dertz, 1924 - 1975
3. Anna Mae Dertz, 1924 - 2001
4. Anna Scheidt, 1886 - 1940
5. Peter Scheidt, 1883 - 1960
6. Vernon J. Scheid, 1907 - 1979 (not Scheidt)
7. Michael P. Scheidt, 1873 - 1941
8. Mae E. Scheidt, 1882 - 1960

If you add photo requests for them I will post the photos that I took of their grave markers.

Ace
Added by Ace on Aug 17, 2014 2:17 AM
Allen
One more
Sonia,

Could you transfer Anastacia Rezabek Nemec to me as well?
Find A Grave Memorial# 110011202

Thank you,
Allen
Added by Allen on Jul 16, 2014 8:47 AM
Allen
Nemec
Yes thank you. It looks like you have transferred all my relatives. Thank you so much.
Allen Nemec
Added by Allen on Jul 15, 2014 12:39 PM
Allen
Frank Nemec transfer
Sorry but it is memorial 110173241. Frank Nemec at Bohemian National married to Karolina.

Thanks,
Allen
Added by Allen on Jul 14, 2014 4:05 PM
Allen
Transfer of Memorial
Sonia,


Could you please transfer ownership of my great grandfather Frank Nemec to me? Memorial 130006197.

Thank you,
Allen Nemec
Added by Allen on Jul 14, 2014 4:03 PM
Red Dog
Hope School fire
Check out my list in my Virtual Cemetery for other victims of the fire to add to yours.
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=vcsr&GSvcid=202306
Added by Red Dog on Jun 26, 2014 7:07 PM
Karen Voght
Schutz Steffens link
Thanks for adding the link to Margaret Schutz Steffens parents. Not ready for management yet but will let you know. Thanks!
Added by Karen Voght on Apr 23, 2014 8:36 AM
Ace
Agnes Elwine Weidman Lorenz
Hi! Regarding your photo request, can you please contact the cemetery and obtain the Section, Lot, and Grave Number information, and then post it to your request? Please also ask if there is a grave marker and add that information to your photo request and/or memorial. The Find A Grave FAQs state the photo requestor is responsible to provide this information.

Elmwood Cemetery: (708) 453-0273

This cemetery provides extremely limited assistance to photo volunteers with finding a grave's location. Last year I was able to fulfill almost 200 photo requests at Elmwood through this process. Because the lots in this cemetery are poorly marked, almost no one else ever photographs here. I have only had success here because I have spent literally weeks at a time to learn the intricacies of the layout of this cemetery.

Thank you for helping me to help you.

Ace
Added by Ace on Mar 20, 2014 5:20 PM
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