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kateb (#47198484)
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Bio Photo Pre-script -- My account has more than 5000 memorials, about 500 or 600 of these are family members for my husband and myself. I would be more than happy to transfer outside the "guidelines". Just ask. Any relation or friend situation. Most of the time, the transfer will be completed. I am not a selfish person. Some findagrave folks treat memorials like baseball cards and horde them. For what end?! I say --- Guidelines, Schmidelines..... There would be less problems and bad feelings all around if there were more generosity. But if there were no guidelines, some people would never even learn how to do a transfer...... I put information on this site in the hopes that someone someday asks for a transfer of a great grand aunt or uncle or cousin. This just means that people are looking....Happy to help!

My first stop in a cemetery is any photo requests, then it is the small white markers with the little lambs; the ones that are slowly giving in to the elements. Next, Veterans from any war, especially the Civil War, they seem to be forgotten about. This summer has been spent on many a gravel road with map in hand looking for the small out of the way cemeteries in this area. Sometimes hubby comes along.

More than happy to transfer any family, except of course, my relatives. Gladly will make any corrections, additions or relationship links. The great thing about findagrave is so many helpful, friendly people adding pieces to the genealogy puzzle.
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RE: Alfred Haugan
ubetcha - found out there were 2 other Haugans nearby, so added them, too
Added by Jo on Aug 25, 2016 8:06 PM
Duane Kleven
Herbert Dahl
Thank you for your efforts! It is disappointing that there is no marker. It was also a pleasure chatting with you as well! Have a Great Day!

Added by Duane Kleven on Aug 24, 2016 10:14 AM
Jahnke Photos
Thank you so much for posting the grave marker photos for
Wilfred Carl Jahnke
Joyce Marie Surprenant Jahnke
Margaret Ann Jahnke Hunt
William Oliver Hunt, Sr
Samuel E. Hunt, Sr

Greatly appreciated.
Added by D.AZ on Aug 21, 2016 2:23 PM
RE: Clifford Olds
You are most welcome. I am wondering in your bio when you say "this area" what is your area?
Added by Squirt193 on Aug 13, 2016 12:06 PM
Margaret and Joseph Klein - Margaret Schneider
Hello Kate,

Thank you for fulfilling my requests at St. Michael's Cemetery. I greatly appreciate your time and effort.

Kind regards,

Ken -
Added by KPS on Aug 05, 2016 7:23 AM
Peder Holen
Thanks for the photo!

Added by DRWangen on Jul 30, 2016 3:08 PM
Gale Boetius Perez
Schneider photos
Thank you very much for the great photos for Christina, Matthew and Mary Schneider!
Added by Gale Boetius Perez on Jul 24, 2016 9:32 PM
Peter Joseph ("PJ") Braun
RE: Permission to use photograph
Thanks so much for your kindness in allowing me to use the grave marker photo of Pvt Laubach in my "Gold Star Families" report. You said... it was just a photo of a photo, but without your help I would have no record of what he looked like and that make the report more real.

Namasté, "PJ" Braun, ETCM/USN (retired)
Added by Peter Joseph ("PJ") Braun on Jul 19, 2016 2:46 PM
Peter Joseph ("PJ") Braun
Permission to use photograph
I am currently working on revised edition of a Melrose (MN) Area "Gold Star Family" report for next Memorial Day. I would like to use the photograph of Joseph Frank Laubach (Find A Grave#130217030) on his grave marker at Saint Michael Catholic Cemetery in Spring Hill.

Just let me know if this is okay with you and how you would prefer the citation to read.

Namasté, "PJ" Braun, ETCM/USN (retired)
Added by Peter Joseph ("PJ") Braun on Jul 18, 2016 5:48 PM
James Gray
Great seeing your name again. I love your requests and it's been awhile.
You'll see that I added two pictures of James Gray's Military Headstone.
I hope you like them and I trust they're what you're hoping for.
James is buried along side of his wife, Francis, and his son, James L Gray.
As always, I have added pictures to both of their Memorial Pages included a couple of panoramic shots.
And of course, as always, thanks for the request and I hope you enjoy all of the pictures.

Added by DDM on Jul 03, 2016 12:02 PM
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