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Kathleen Englebretson (#47705227)
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Bio Photo 13 May 2014: I am getting too many e-mails giving me information that I have no idea what to do with, requests for edits that make no sense, supposed duplicates but no FAG #'s, etc. I am fairly good at what I do but (unless you are my husband) a mind reader I am not. If you send me something, please explain what you want done with it, add FAG numbers to people you want edited. Please use the EDIT link for names,dates and linking. If you have no e-mail in your profile, I am going to delete the e-mail sent to me.

I was was born and raised in Marshfield, WI. I have been deeply involved in genealogy for over 20 years. Along with research, I have also run a Family History Center and taught classes. I am willing to do research for most requests. I am well located for Wood, Clark, Marathon and Taylor counties. Lincoln and Portage are also near by.

This is my system for doing cemeteries. I have a government job that has strange hours and erratic appointment times. I have learned to carry a camera and area cemetery maps with me at all times. I may have minutes or hours in between things so that may determine how many pictures get taken. I take a picture of every stone as time allows including cleaning up the really nasty ones. I do look over the requests but do not "claim" them because I don't know when I will get them downloaded so that may explain why "requests" are filled "hit and miss". (It's also really to hard to see all those tiny photos in my program to pick and chose certain ones!)I have taken as few as 200 pictures to 800+ per cemetery visit depending on time and the size of the cemetery. I multi-task in front of the TV at night.

Please feel free to use my photos anyway you want. I believe in sharing. No special request is needed.

Also I do not care if you use my personal e-mail to contact me about edits but PLEASE include the name, cemetery and FAG number. I have been getting too many e-mails without this info and since the majority of my contributions are complete strangers to me, it is hard to respond properly with out this info.
Feel free to ask for transfers. Except for my own family I have no special attachment to the 1000's of photos I have taken. I think the comedian Rodney Dangerfield said "Take them, PLEASE, they're mine!"
Recently, I made an observation--Delete and Deliver both begin with "de" which explains why when I am tired I may hit the wrong one so if I don't respond or make an edit try again. I also noted that other words begin with "de" like dementia, demented, delusional and delirium, which explains the rest of me.
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Jerry Stremcha
Albert Koppa Memorial
Thank you for taking and uploading the pictures for this memorial. Your time and effort is appreciated.
Added by Jerry Stremcha on Jan 29, 2015 4:39 AM
G Lehman
Thanks Kathleen for taking and entering the photo. It is appreciated very much.
Added by LMM on Jan 25, 2015 11:18 AM
Schleinz Grave
Thanks so much!! Marion
Added by Marion on Jan 21, 2015 1:46 PM
Thank You So very much
I would like to take this moment to say a heartfelt Thank you for the photo of my Grandmothers (Irma Sell Leffel) grave. I was in the hospital in Germany when my Grandmother passed away and was not able to return for her funeral. Over the years we lost contact with that side of the family and I had no idea where she was interned. After my mother passed in October 2013, I had many unanswered questions. You have answered one of them and I would like to thank you very much

Carl Leffel
Added by Carl on Jan 19, 2015 7:05 AM
RE: Sophie and Walter Helke
Thank you so much for checking on that. For my future reference, can you tell me where the index for St. Joseph is located? Thanks for all you do!
Added by InfoSeeker on Jan 18, 2015 11:38 AM
Linda Hahn
Phillip Weigel
Thank you much for the transfer. I have looked for him for years and had been spelling his name incorrectly. With your gravestone photo, I was able to find his obituary. I'm so glad that you get to so many cemeteries. :)

Thanks again,
Added by Linda Hahn on Jan 16, 2015 12:42 PM
Michael J. Petrie
Thanks for the Moersch photos.
Added by Michael J. Petrie on Jan 11, 2015 5:05 AM
Michele Wagner-Howard
Picture of Jerome Javorsky's headstone
Thank you for taking the lovely pictures of Jerome's grave.

Michele Howard
Added by Michele Wagner-Howard on Jan 08, 2015 12:47 PM
Church family @ Cherry Valley PEO
Thank you, Kathleen, for helping connect some of the Church family who are at Cherry Valley Cem. PEO, Canada. Vandy Vandervort
Added by Vandy on Jan 07, 2015 2:58 PM
Thank you so much for the photo's of their Headstones. Much appreciated by those of us back here in Pennsylvania. Happy Holidays!
Added by Toot on Dec 17, 2014 6:37 PM
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