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GeekyGraveGirl (#48141838)
 member for 3 years, 3 months, 27 days
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Bio Photo SPECIAL PEOPLE:
Our nephew, died 2007 from a brain tumor Nathan
Our niece,died 2016, in a skydiving accident Sheralynn
Helen Coon Mother, and my first FAG entry
Clifford Bitikofer My father-in-law
Unknown Baby,
Cora Coon;
Hugh Coon;
John E. Bowersock;
Catherine Neufeld
John T. Neufeld
Vicki Goertzen
"Wally" Our dear doggie...
FALLEN GRAVER
Lew Browder (aka zadalew) One of Find a Grave's finest! Go on over to his page and leave a tribute.

CHANGES, EDITS?
To change information click on the "EDIT" tab at the top right of the memorial. If I reject an edit, please contact me should you need to know the reason (usually it's a date typo that doesn't make sense, or a duplicate request). No "proof" necessary - most people do their homework, and I'm good with that.

PLEASE DO NOT ADD ANY PHOTOS YOU DID NOT TAKE or add photographs of obituaries.

DUPLICATES happen. Let me know in the "other comments" section of the "Suggest a Correction" section and include the number of the original memorial in the event that it is one that has been transferred to me. FAG has to delete transferred memorials that are duplicates, and needs that original number.

TRANSFERS:
Please be as specific as you can in stating relationships. My decision, on a case-by-case basis. I DO transfer out of FAG Guideline. Most people request memorials for the right reasons: they know and care about the person they're requesting. I generally transfer those who are not my family or close friends. Too many do NOT have someone with a personal connection.

OBITUARY: please credit the source, name of paper or mortuary, and date. I omit survivors' names (if it is a recent obit - within the last few years)outside of spouse, partner, or parent if I don't have express permission to include them.

MY PHOTOS - OK to use. I would like to know if family photos are being used so I can be sure they're going the right place. I've found a few that have been incorrectly assigned.

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I photograph and update cemeteries in Pottawatomie and Riley Counties, Kansas, when I'm not employed as a full-time substitute teacher. I am a member of the Riley County Genealogical Society.

My grave interests come from parents who love history and writing, and frequently told us stories about past (passed) people in our lives. As a preacher's kid I played in cemeteries a lot growing up, and I guess I haven't stopped.


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RavenHawk
RE: Accidental death victim
I'm so sorry for your loss.....Sherralynn's name has been added. ~Rob
Added by RavenHawk on Sep 06, 2016 11:21 AM
Fred Sanford
RE:old newspapers
Go to the Library of Congress website - limited years but lots of old newspapers from around the U.S. Searchable! and the old photos are out of sight! Found lots of stuff!...
Added by Fred Sanford on Aug 30, 2016 7:48 PM
Fred Sanford
Re: Carl Braatz @ Cedar Hill
Cool! I really think he's one of the best...In the back of the same cemetery is Section where the D.C. fire dept in the late 1920s bought several thousand graves for the older retired members. Many are in this section but others are all over the 100 acres of the cemetery. Not til the 60s or so did firemen and cops start getting better pay for such dirty & dangerous work. Many are in Section 20. Look at Thomas 'Kelly' Cattertons grave to see what some of the stuff that used to be there in commemoration but have vanished over the years. WW II may have taken some as scrap. The last of the DCFD horses (Tom) died in the early 1930s. He had an elaborate grave that today is missing. Look at Tom, Gene, and Barney Bargagni - named for Angelo Bargagni - in the Public service folder. Same folder - Stephen Balch (I did the photos and bio) What a guy!

Thanks again
Fred
Added by Fred Sanford on Aug 28, 2016 7:20 PM
Fred Sanford
Re: Carl Braatz @ Cedar Hill
Added by Fred Sanford on Aug 28, 2016 7:09 PM
Fred Sanford
RE: A place to sit
Added...be sure and check Carl Braatz in there as well. Not really a sitting place but my favorite of all I've done. I saw your dog - good one! I've yet to add some of mine though I've added others. One recent one was from a WW II aircraft crewman killed in Australia = named Katz. His dog flew some 20 missions but not the last one. Others sent the dog home to D.C. Nit wit sister didn't watch him one morning and he vanished. Check the military virtual for him - there's a link to the dog.
Fred
Added by Fred Sanford on Aug 27, 2016 11:00 PM
Gail Rehling
RE: Gerald Golberg edit
Think Jerry is still living, he is related you can transfer him and Betty if you like.

Thank you, Gail
Added by Gail Rehling on Aug 25, 2016 5:16 AM
Brenda & Pete
RE: Accident victim virtual cemetery
Good evening,

Just wanted to let you know that I have added your niece to my virtual cemetery and to send you my sincere condolences on the loss of your family member. It would seem she was quite exceptional. It is very unfortunate and so sad that she passed away at such a young age.

Brenda Kohr
Added by Brenda & Pete on Aug 19, 2016 5:40 PM
Jay Cress
RE: Joseph Cress
Hi - thanks for transferring!
Added by Jay Cress on Aug 19, 2016 8:40 AM
Jay Cress
RE: Just read your email...
Thanks for transferring!
Added by Jay Cress on Aug 19, 2016 8:39 AM
Forever in Our Hearts
RE: Freda Webb, Sunset, Manhattan, Kansas
I finally found him. He remarried and had 2 more children. I have edits pending for the other kids under Freda to add her so I can't add their dad. If you have any of them he is 70943314. Thanks!!!
Added by Forever in Our Hearts on Aug 16, 2016 10:17 AM
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