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Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois (#46592876)
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Bio Photo Navy Veteran, American Legion Member volunteer for several animal aide groups,former foster parent with the state of Illinois, humanist, independent voter and an advocate of personal choice. I help out the the homeless/soup kitchen, war protester, Social Justice member, I collect hollywood movie stuff, signatures and lobby cards. Married for over 33 years (yes to the same guy). A Unitarian with a no BS attitude. I was born in Toppenish Washington, lived in Yakima, White Swan, Ellensburg and graduated from Wapato High School. Lived in Pensacola Florida and now in Northern Illinois. Maiden name Fike.
Maternal grandparents Porter, Tapscott, Paternal Fike and Sherwood.
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Rego's at Riverside in Denver
Hello Mellissa,
I wanted to reach out to you regarding the memorial for the Rego children. If you called the cemetery last week I spoke with you regarding the info. I also wanted to ley you know that I was able to locate the stone for Roland, however there was no indication of a stone for Harold. I will check again when I am out at the cemetery Sunday.
Also, if you'd like the memorials transferred to your care, please let me know.
Added by WalksWithAngels on Oct 10, 2015 10:04 PM
Edward Amato
Ray Isenberg
Hi Melissa,
Thank you so much for sharing your information about Ray. If it is at all possible could you send me an e-print of any picture you have of Ray. I love the one you posted. I am working on my family tree and would love to add this.
Thanks so much. Ed Amato
Added by Edward Amato on Oct 10, 2015 12:28 PM
Martin Douglas Packer
You were more than welcome to leave the flowers!
Added by Martin Douglas Packer on Oct 05, 2015 1:53 PM
Lisa B
Hi, I noticed you left a flower on a memorial I created earlier today, and I just added the photo to it. Thought you might be interested to see it.
Added by Lisa B on Sep 30, 2015 6:17 PM
Aunty Dud
Hi Mellissa. I sent you an email today about a memorial I now manage. I noticed that you have also left flowers/notes on an assortment of other Coke memorials. (They are from my Coke family and from two other Coke families unrelated to mine or each other.) I notice that a number of people are confused about this - what I have just realised seems to be a rather common practice, of strangers randomly plonking flowers onto other people's family members' graves; you and some other 'usual culprits' have added flowers to my Coke's famous-person uncle's uncle's grave as well. Some people evidently find this a little annoying and self-serving, as do I. Since it seems you are not related to my Coke, could I ask that you remove the flower, please? You will also save yourself a lot of repetitive questions in your messages here if you don't keep doing this. ;)
Added by Aunty Dud on Sep 03, 2015 6:57 PM
McCullough Family
Dear Melissa, On July 6, 2015 you added a flower and inquiry regarding Fike on my ancestors memorial page. He has nothing to do with your ancestor. Can you please remove the flower. I tried to without success. Perhaps only the one adding the flower inquiry can remove it. His name is James McCullough, buried at Bayview/New York Bay Cemetery, Jersey City, NJ. Thank you. K. McCullough
Added by McCullough Family on Aug 08, 2015 10:06 AM
Vickie Potter-Boechler
Marian Potter Fike
Can you tell me how you are related to my great aunt Marian Potter who married a Fike? I noticed your maiden name is Fike.
Vickie Potter Boechler
Added by Vickie Potter-Boechler on Jul 22, 2015 2:34 PM
Dorothy Lipton

Can you tell me how you are related to Dorothy, she was my cousin?


Added by Judith on Jul 09, 2015 9:47 AM
Jana Marie Lashmit
Greetings from Northern Michigan,

Edmund is my 2nd cousin. I am tracing my Polish roots. His funeral was in Illinois so I wanted to be sure he is in the correct cemetery. It doesn't list where he is buried in his obit.

Thank you,
Added by Jana Marie Lashmit on Jun 22, 2015 11:18 PM
William Tayler in Candie Cemetery in Guernsey
You added flowers to his memorial as I was uploading his parents. I have pictures posted for his and their grave if you are interested in taking a look.
Added by rdsxfan on Jun 22, 2015 4:22 PM
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