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FIRST AND FOREMOST, I TAKE MY STEWARDSHIP OF MEMORIAL PAGES SERIOUSLY. IF I AM SENT SUGGESTIONS, VIA THE EDIT TAB, THEY ARE ADDRESSED PROMPTLY AND APPROPRIATELY WITH HONOR AND RESPECT FOR THE DECEASED.|
If you have suggestions for any of the memorial pages that I manage, please contact me via the Edit tab on the memorial page. Also, unintentional duplicate pages are a fact of life. If you find a duplicate page, and mine is newer, please let me know and I will remove it.
TRANSFER POLICY - PLEASE READ
I will transfer pages according to the following FAG guidelines, unless I am related myself.
From FAG guidelines: "Transfer requests should be for direct relatives within four generations. This would be your siblings, parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Be sure to explain your relationship in the request! Bulk surname requests should not be made.
Also, the goal is not to "own" every memorial of those to whom you are related. The ultimate goal should be to have meaningful, accurate memorials that honor those who have passed away, regardless of who created the memorial or who maintains it."
IF YOU MEET THE ABOVE GUIDELINES, PLEASE CONTACT ME THROUGH THE EDIT TAB WITH ANY TRANSFER REQUESTS. CLICK THE SUGGEST A CORRECTION LINK TO OPEN A NEW WINDOW, EXPLAIN YOUR RELATIONSHIP TO THE PERSON ON THE PAGE, AND INCLUDE YOUR FAG MEMBER NUMBER. It is easier to follow the link to the memorial page than if I am contacted via my email address or a public message. If you want me to do a favor for you, please don't make it more difficult, as my time is as valuable as yours.
I sometimes have additional photos, beyond what is posted on a memorial page. I am happy to share those photos when requested.
You have my permission to use any of my photos for your own personal records, family specific websites, or your Ancestry.com family tree, but please don't upload them to other cemetery based websites.
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|MJ James||A question about one of your pictures.|
First, thank you for serving.
I was wondering what connection, if any, you had with my grandfather Hubert Woolman. I see that you have posted a pic of his grave and would like to know why you did so. Did you know him? Serve with him?? Just curious! Thanks.
Added by MJ James on Mar 15, 2014 9:32 PM
Chuck thanks for your service to our country. I just posted a request for additional info for a relative (John Woolley) and noted that you served too. Thank you so much for all you do. Lisa
Added by Lisa on Mar 14, 2014 6:28 PM
|jpaff||RE: Mildred Blocker|
Thank you for the commitment to this effort. I initially connected Mildred Blocker to Mildred Yuska, but I believe this was in error. The Find a Grave record 61183013 shows Mildred's birthyear as 1909.
Frank and Mary Yuska were married Feb 12, 1917 according to my records, after this Mildred was born. In fact census records show Frank and Mary Solil Yuska with one son in the Federal 1920 census, 2 sons in the 1925 Iowa census records, with 2 sons on the 1930 Federal Census records, and Mildred was listed as 10 years old as the daughter of Frank and Mary Alice Yuska on the 1940 Federal Census.
I asked my father, George Kadrmas, a cousin to MIldred, who remembers her in high school with him, but a year or two difference. He was born in 1930
Yuska was a very common name in Tama County at the turn of the 20th century and Frank was a top name given to Czech boys at the time. I am wondering if there was another Frank and Mary Yuska in Traer area or a similar name like Juska or Yilek.
Initially I believed the link to be accurate, but on further investigation, I cannot support the premise. I am so sorry.
I am Julie Kadrmas Paff, a descendent of Josef and Frantiska Solil Kadrmas, who is a sister to Marie Solil Schrier and mother of Mary Alice Schrier.
Plese check out the information above and see what you might be able to learn. I do not have access to the funeral service documents that might be another source of information, or the obituary for Mildred Blocker that would list her parents.
If I created this error, I feel awful because it is not respectful to Mildred's true parents. I am so sorry.
Added by jpaff on Mar 09, 2014 7:17 AM
|Sheila||Wilhelmina "Minnie" Schmehl Morley|
Thank you for the prompt edits and for adding the biographical info. Like yourself, I feel the memorials are about "them" and not "us", and I wish them to be the best they can be. So, if I stumble across info while researching, I share only in the hope it can be put to good use and nothing more.
That being said, it was very thoughtful for you to include the hyperlink in Minnie's memorial and source me. Thank you for that also.
Have a good week ahead,
Added by Sheila on Mar 03, 2014 12:39 AM
|Sue Campbell||Emma Pauline Lechner|
Thank you for the picture of the headstone for my great aunt, Emma Pauline Lechner.
Born: 11 Sept 1902
Died: 12 Sept 1931
|EM||Horace McClure 37774145|
Thanks for the photo of Horace McClure's stone. And thank you for the photos of his in-laws, Charles M. Carr and Sarah Carr.
Added by EM on Mar 02, 2014 1:43 PM
|Allison (Barnes) Gibbons||RE: Rosella Soppe|
That is very cool, thank you for pointing that out, Chuck! My husband is kin to the Mangrich's, the Schares, and the Nemmers in Gilbertville, Raymond, and Jesup cemeteries. Walking through those cemeteries and looking at the stones is walking through family history. It's very cool! Again, thank you for making all the updates I have been requesting lately. There will be more, I'm sure of it. :) Have a great day!
|BJ||RE: Rosa Bloes|
With common names...it's not uncommon to find the same names in cemeteries....and then you through in descendants with the same names...
Agree...People should always try contacting the creator of the memorial first...before finda grave..
Bloes is pretty unusual...so this one really was a puzzle...glad, I finally got it right...
Appreicate your help...
Added by BJ on Feb 21, 2014 7:54 PM
|BJ||RE: Rosa Bloes|
Your right...made the changes...
Here is Theresa Bussey's Obit...in case you don't have it:
Theresa Elizabeth Bloes Bussey, Obit.,Waterloo Daily Courier October 8, 1961
Mrs. Theresa E Bussey, 85, formerly of 529 court land, died Friday at the Woodlawn convalescent home.Here where she had lived for the past five years.
Mrs. Bussey, daughter of Nicholas and Rose Rautz Bloes, was born June 9, 1876 in fox township Black Hawk County. She married Solomon (Jack) Bussey in Cedar Rapids December 25, 1915. He preceded her in death in 1952. She was a member of Saint John's Catholic Church and the Rosary Society.
Survivors include one brother; Nick Bloes, of the Ashton, Iowa; and one step-grandson, Robert Glockner, Des Moines. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a sister and four brothers.
Services will be at 8:00 AM tomorrow at saint john's catholic church with the Rev. Patrick Mc Elliott, pastor of the church, officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. There will be a rosary by the parish and rosary society at 8:00 PM today at the Oppold funeral home.
Also found this...wish I had seen this first..HA..HA..
John & Mary Bloes Marriage, Waterloo Evening Courier February 1, 1912
ODD SIMILARITY IN NAMES NOTED
A peculiarity in names is shown by the return of the notice of the wedding of John Bloes and Miss Marie Bloes, which was solemnized by Father Joseph Zeyan of Gilbertville. The names of the fathers of the young couple are the same, both Nicolas Bloes. The maiden name of the groom's mother was Susanna Nel, and the maiden name of the bride's mother was Susanna Phillips. Both the bride and groom were born near Gilbertville. They are not first cousins.
Added by BJ on Feb 21, 2014 12:54 PM
|Allison (Barnes) Gibbons||RE: Arnold Schmit|
Thank you Chuck! There will be more to come as I work my way down the family line. I always appreciate your swift response, and willingness to see each memorial updated. I think it's wonderful to see families "reunited" so to speak, on Find A Grave. It's a team effort indeed. Keep up the good work! :)
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