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Patti Podboy (#46952229)
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Bio Photo I've been actively researching my family tree since 1999. The primary branches are PODBOY/PODBOJ, ROK, PECARO/PECORARO, BORRIS, and SCHULTZ/SCHUBELTOWSKI. I love locating family members and reconnecting with the past.

Amazing similarities exist between humans of different races, colors and beliefs. The similarities that join us far outweigh the differences that separate us. There is unity within our diversity.

My objectives on Findagrave are to link family members, add obits or biographies, provide grave or crypt locations and -- with the assistance of countless volunteers (my angels!) -- include photos of final resting places. I strive for quality, not quantity.

I also strive to visit each memorial I create (plus others that relate to them in some way) on birth and death dates to commemorate the event. It is my honor and privilege to do so.

If you find any errors or have additional information (dates or places, etc.), please let me know. And if you have photos of any of the people remembered on these pages, feel free to upload them.

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Dave H
RE: Emma S. Erickson
You're welcome!

Dave
Added by Dave H on May 31, 2015 10:11 AM
James Bellert
JOSHUA PAUL VESPER
I was searching in Section 6C at St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery today and walked past the grave of Joshua Paul Vesper (Find A Grave Memorial# 144999901). I noticed there is now a marker on his grave, so I photographed it and posted it to his memorial.

Best wishes,
Jim Bellert
Added by James Bellert on May 31, 2015 9:45 AM
James Bellert
HOPPE, STUBBS, MASTROIANI
Hi.

I had better luck finding Jacqueline Hoppe's marker today. It was covered in thick mewn grass. Her marker is the same one as her mother's. I've posted an updated photo of her mother's stone to her mother's memorial.

I also found three other markers for Hoppe's. I've created memorials for them as there were none before. If you want me to transfer these to you, let me know. They are for Richard R. Hoppe, #147090552, Henry Hoppe, 147090637, and his wife, Jennie, 147090635. Richard was also in Section 6C though not nearby Jacqueline. And Henry and Jennie were in Section 6B, the opposite end of Section 6 from Jacqueline.

Very close to the Stubbs/Hoppe was a grave for Allan F. Mastroiani. I also created a memorial for him, #147091226.

Best wishes,
Jim Bellert
Added by James Bellert on May 28, 2015 10:01 AM
Kate Forsman
Gary Hitchen - St. Joseph's Cemetery
In your request for photos for the Capras at St. Joseph's, you had asked to look for certain surnames adjacent to them. I wanted to let you know that next to the Capras was a Gary R. Hitchen. I created a memorial for him and uploaded the photo.

Kate
Added by Kate Forsman on May 25, 2015 4:49 PM
JMac
st. adalbert cemetery
Hi, you're interested in few different last names at St. Adalbert cemetery. I got pictures of the lists for each last name, so you can look through them and see if anyone else from family if buried there. Easiest would be to email pictures, let me know where I should email them. Best JMac
Added by JMac on May 15, 2015 8:03 AM
Kate Forsman
Charles Murphy
Did Charles have a twin brother named Leo? There is a Leo J Murphy buried next to Charles.

Kate
Added by Kate Forsman on May 14, 2015 8:09 PM
Michael Stanley Klimczak
RE: Debra & Leone Oplaski
You're welcome.
Added by Michael Stanley Klimczak on May 13, 2015 6:27 AM
Mark Utley
RE: Hiegels in Alta Mesa Memorial Park
Glad I could help! I'm always happy when I can assist in converting an "unknown" memorial to a final resting place.

All my best,

Mark
Added by Mark Utley on May 04, 2015 3:19 PM
sue knight
Mildred Harpst (Knight)
Hi Patti,

I have been doing some research on Mildred Harpst. She was born to Minnie and William Harpst in 1903 in Chicago and married my husbands grandfather (Richard Knight) in 1924. They had three boys, Richard, William and John (Jack). She is not on the 1930 census but Richard Knight is with his three boys and his aunt. The story is that she disappeared somewhere between 1928-1929, shortly after her third son was born.

I noticed that you posted on her mother's obituary. Do you know anything about this family?

Thanks so much for ANY help.

sue knight
knightsusan316@gmail.com
Added by sue knight on Apr 25, 2015 12:06 PM
Mary Arvidson
St Adalbert Cemetery-Kogut gravesites
Hi Patti-I filled your request for Katherine (Katarzyna) Kogut. She is buried next to Franciszek Kogut (1892-1965). I did take a picture of his headstone so if you create a memorial page let me know and I'll post the picture...Mary
Added by Mary Arvidson on Apr 22, 2015 10:55 PM
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