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DESchuett (#46884478)
 member for 7 years, 10 months, 16 days
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Bio Photo What began as a way to memorialize only members of my family has turned into something larger and seemingly open-ended. Most of my memorials are not for my relatives.

I have helped to inventory and photograph two cemeteries in their entirety: East Batavia Cemetery in Batavia, Illinois and Oakwood Cemetery in West Chicago, Illinois. I also have done extensive work in Calvary Cemetery and Glen Oak Cemetery in West Chicago, Illinois.

I have tried to add as much information as is readily available. I will gladly make corrections or add information. I try to process requests as quickly as possible, but please allow the recommended time. Please do NOT use flowers for these purposes. Doing so is against FindAGrave guidelines. Flowers are to be tokens of respect; flowers left for any other purpose will be reported.

Feel free to use any of my photographs for non-commercial use, but please give credit where credit is due.

Thank you to those who have added photographs and flowers to my memorials. They are appreciated. Please add appropriate photographs to any of my memorials, and I would very much like to know that you have done so. I would like to see the photographs myself.

Out-of-guidelines transfer requests will be evaluated individually. Please do not take me to task if I do not transfer when such a request is made. Inappropriate or abusive comments will be reported.

"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."
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Messages left for DESchuett (52)[Leave Message]
Fritz Kruse
Grave Photos
Thanks very much for the awesome photos of my Kruse Family Cousins graves! Kruse, Buchert, Hilgendorf families.
Added by Fritz Kruse on Nov 19, 2014 10:43 AM
ds crowe
Family in East Batavia Cemetery
Thank you for all the research you have done in the East Batavia Cemetery. You have helped me connect a lot of dots and I have been able to link family's with my family that my Aunt has been looking for many years!
Added by ds crowe on Nov 01, 2014 10:00 AM
Kenneth D. Tyler
Henrietta Byerly
Thank you for adding the photo to her memorial.
Ken Tyler, Oostburg WI
Added by Kenneth D. Tyler on Nov 01, 2014 8:21 AM
Marge Wagner
Karl and Albertina Rakow Richardt
What would we do without dedicated people like you? Thanks so much for adding Bertha Richardt Wagner to the memorials for Karl Richardt and Albertina Rakow Richardt. Also for creating memorials for Martin J. Wagner and Bertha Richardt Wagner.

Per your request, Martin was born 8-29-1869 in Lake County, IL. He died 10-5-1957 in Ottawa, LaSalle County, IL. Bertha was born 8-30-1886 in Berlin, Germany and died 8-26-1952 in Ottawa, IL. Maybe some day I can get up to Ottawa and take photos of all my relatives buried there.

Marge Wagner

Added by Marge Wagner on Oct 28, 2014 11:07 AM
Gail Schinnerer Jorgensen
Ludwig Family
Thank you very much for the volunteer photo taking that you did for me today for my Ludwig family. It is very much appreciated. Gail
Added by Gail Schinnerer Jorgense... on Oct 22, 2014 3:04 PM
Chris Evans
Thank you!!!!!
Thank you very much for the Krajecki photo!!
Added by Chris Evans on Oct 12, 2014 6:29 PM
Patricia (Patti) Joy Berndsen Jacko
added to bio
Added by Patricia (Patti) Joy Bern... on Oct 12, 2014 5:01 PM
James Seidelman
Arbizanni / Arbizzani
Thanks, Dennis, I sent my memorial obit off to one of the others and asked if they could add the obit and request the memorial with a photo to be placed on their memorial. Cest la vie. I'm not related and deleted my erroneous memorial with the mis-spellinng. Cest a vie - the Aurora Be-Confused (as my sister-in-law calls it.)
Added by James Seidelman on Oct 10, 2014 4:06 PM
Andrew Daft
Thank you for adding photos and memorials for John Frank, May, and Doris Cook.
Added by Andrew Daft on Oct 07, 2014 9:43 AM
Gene Russell Fagan (#130783884)
Good evening DESchuett. In reviewing my messages, I don't see where I thanked you for the gravemarker and gravestone photos you added to Mr. Fagan's memorial on September 29. I apologize for any delay in this acknowledgement. I appreciate your thoughtfulness and kindness. Thank you so much!
Added by KATHY on Oct 05, 2014 7:43 PM
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