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WMF - Karl & Lisa Wittstruck (#47719553)
 member for 2 years, 9 months, 20 days
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Granville, North Dakota ~ My wife has come to understand my obsession for recording headstones, uncover Markers and link lost family members. We have dug four to six inches in the ground for some and survived the bushes for others. We have learned together what tools we need to carry besides a camera. We feel it is a way of showing respect for those just found for their family and friends that are to far away to do this themselves. Lisa and I enjoy the time together as well.

My obsession started when I returned from Beirut in 1983 (Operation Peacekeeper U.S.M.C.). Seeing the bodies of those left in the streets is what gave me the passion to do what I can for the families of loved ones here at home. Thus started the beginning of the Wittstruck Memorial Foundation. Some of the stories are indeed sad, but most are uplifting if not funny. All are satisfying to say the least.
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Beirut (Others) (15)
Brothers from other mothe... (17)
Dad's Family (Wittstruck) (20)
Fallen Brothers (Other Br... (6)
Follow up (16)
Friends Never Forgotten! (2)
Grenada Veterans (7)
Lisa's Family (7)
Marines - Beirut Memorial (257)
Marines - Makin Island 19... (44)
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Struthers Fallen Soldier Project
Cpl Eddie Johnston #87353798
Cpl Johnston is one of our hometown heroes. Without offense to your efforts and contributions, I am asking if you would transfer his memorial to the Struthers Fallen Soldier Project. #48573963
Thank yOU
Added by Struthers Fallen Soldier ... on Nov 02, 2014 1:30 AM
Edith
RE: Emma Walker
Thank you for the three photos. I appreciate your efforts! If you wouldn't mind, you can transfer the accounts to me. Thanks again! Edith
Added by Edith on Sep 04, 2014 8:20 AM
Edith
Emma Walker
Thank you so much for taking the photo of my aunt's headstone! I visited the area last summer and unfortunately, both of my cameras did not want to work at the cemetery, so I was very disheartened at leaving without the photo. You are awesome! Thank you again! Edith
Added by Edith on Sep 01, 2014 8:30 AM
Teena Smith
Photos
Thank you for the Collins's gravestone photos in Haliday Cemetery.
Added by Teena Smith on Aug 07, 2014 9:05 PM
Jock-a-mo fi na ney
Allisons @ Hope Congretional
Thanks so much for adding photos to my family's memorials!
Added by Jock-a-mo fi na ney on Jul 26, 2014 5:59 PM
K
Paul G. Aanderud
Hi,

You added a grave photo for Paul. Do you recall what cemetery this was? I would like to update the page. Thank you.

K.
Added by K on Jul 21, 2014 11:33 AM
thoran
Kristian Mathison
Thanks for the photos of the Mathisons. I greatly appreciate your time and effort along with your volunteer spirit. God bless you.

Smiles from Iowa
Added by thoran on Jul 15, 2014 8:21 AM
Peggy Litzo
Kiesz and Kasper photo's
Thank you so much for getting these pictures for me .. your efforts are very much appreciated. Hope you had a good day for getting out. Peggy
Added by Peggy Litzo on Jul 15, 2014 1:37 AM
Nancy Stout
Hedger Graves
Thank you very much for the great photos of Agnes & Richard Hedger graves. I so appreciate your willingness to spent the time and effort to do this for us!
Added by Nancy Stout on Jul 14, 2014 2:40 PM
Teena Smith
Photos
Thank you for placing the gravestone photos on Benjamin and Sarah Collins's memorials.
Added by Teena Smith on Jul 13, 2014 4:09 PM
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