|Jerry Reiswig-82nd Airborne (#46924896)|
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I live in Sheridan County North Dakota.|
I am a retired farmer.
I was in the Army 82nd Airborne,Fort Bragg,North Carolina 1964-1967.
I am into genealogy for a few yrs.
My family lines are the Reiswig's, Triebwasser's, Henne's & Schaefer's.
A new hobbie is taking photo's of grave markers.
And I will do transferes on request. Anyone can use any photo or info I have posted..
"We are all volunteers on this great site. We do not own the memorials. We are merely caretakers." (-Dr. Andree)
"When the people fear their government, there is tyranny;
When the government fears the people, there is liberty."
"Man is not free unless government is limited." Ronald Reagan.
Words are things; and a small drop of ink
Falling like dew upon a thought, produces
That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.
Lord Byron, (1788-1824)
Happiness keeps you Sweet...Trials keep you Strong...Sorrows keep you Human...Failures keep you Humble...Success keeps you Glowing...But Only Friends and Faith keep you Going.
"Words of Wisdom" sent to me by a Friend.
"Those who take no interest in the deeds of their ancestors are not likely to do anything worthy to be remembered by their descendants."
"The German is like a willow.
No matter which way you bend him,
he will always take root again."
~ Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn
"The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of God stands forever." ~~Isaiah 40:8
THE RECORDING OF A CEMETERY
BY THELMA GREENE REAGAN
Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where others cried
For loved ones whose lives are stilled.
Today our hearts were touched
By graves of tiny babies;
Snatched from the arms of loving kin,
In the heartbreak of the ages.
Today we saw where the grandparents lay
In the last sleep of their time;
Lying under the trees and clouds -
Their beds kissed by the sun and wind.
Today we wondered about an unmarked spot;
Who lies beneath this hollowed ground?
Was it a babe, child, young or old?
No indication could be found.
Today we saw where Mom and Dad lay.
We had been here once before
On a day we'd all like to forget,
But will remember forever more.
Today we recorded for kith and kin
The graves of ancestors past;
To be preserved for generations hence,
A record we hope will last.
Cherish it, my friend; preserve it, my friend,
For stones sometimes crumble to dust
And generations of folks yet to come
Will be grateful for your trust.
WILL AND TESTAMENT
WHEN I DIE I WILL NOT END
THO MY BODY TURNS TO DUST.
I'LL TRAVEL WIDELY THROUGH THE STARS
WITH FEWER CARES, I TRUST.
SO FIND A PLACE TO LAY MY BONES
MY MUSCLE, HAIR, AND SKIN.
THEN PLANT A TREE ATOP MY CHEST
FOR LIFE TO START AGAIN.
LET HER ROOTS ENTWINE MY RIBS
AND TEAR APART MY COFFIN.
IT MATTERS NOT THE LEAST TO ME,
I'LL BE IN HER BRANCHES, LAUGHIN'.
WHEN I'VE PUNCHED MY TIME ON EARTH,
WITH NO MORE NEED OF CLOCKS,
I'LL GO TO FIND THE NEXT NEW ME.
PLANT THIS LAST ME IN A BOX.
By: DIENNA GENTHER - 2005
-Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country.
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|Larry Krueger||RE: Salem Cemetery|
Marion Lenore Buchanan Loken
Someone messed up and they have 'Ole Loken's' obituary on Marion's memorial page and none on his.
You are welcome. Glad I could get the pictures for you.
Hi Jerry -
I have a virtual cemetery that may have members of your family in it. I would be happy to transfer any/all that I can.
Please check here:
|Melody OC||re: Lodi Memorial|
Thanks, Jerry, for the message re: Louise Hulda Breitkreutz Goehring ... I searched the area twice and could not find her.
Lodi Memorial is not an easy cemetery to search - there are no "markers" for the different areas to search - pretty much a guessing game! You look at their mapping system and know a "general area" to search, but that is about it.
I'm happy that you are ok that she has no marker.
|LyndaB||38785540 Fred Seibel|
I left a gravestone photo
Added by LyndaB on Aug 21, 2015 2:34 PM
|Melody OC||RE: Cherokee Memorial Park|
You're very welcome, Jerry! Please check your email - I sent two regarding Helena Giesbrecht @ Lodi Memorial Park.
|Larry Krueger||RE: Lokin Salem Cemetery|
Thank you for your service, BOTH, as your hard unappreciated life as a farmer and your military service as well.
You are welcome for Ole. I have the other photo for Marion as well. I have totoal 4 or 5 Lokin in that family lot but ran out of time yesterday. I will finish ALL the Lokin for you today.
|Marcia (MacRae) Solberg||RE: Sunset Memorial Gardens|
You're very welcome. Glad I could help!
|macso||RE: Anaheim Cemetery|
You're very welcome. Glad I could be of help to you. Chris
Added by macso on Aug 08, 2015 8:30 AM
|Profelinda||RE: Mountain View Memorial Gardens|
It was my pleasure!
|Dstmnstr||RE: Olson-Monson family burials|
That's fine, thank you.
Added by Dstmnstr on Aug 06, 2015 11:37 AM
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