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Kathy in NW Indiana (#45695505)
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Bio Photo I started researching my family history after my mother died from a hereditary disease but got hooked and have been climbing the family tree for over 30 years. I hope I have contributed to the family history for generations to come.

I am a volunteer with the Portage Community Historical Society and they have allowed me to have a genealogy and historical research area in the Goin Museum. If you have an early Portage Township family, consider donating a copy of your family history to our museum.


My Favorite Poem

A Daisy Beside the Rose
by Diana Sue Lindley Horton

Among the many flowers, God,
Within Your garden fair,
May I, a simple daisy be
So proudly standing there.

I need not be the most admired,
Great beauty to disclose;
It's certain in Your garden,God,
Not all can be a rose.

'Twould be to me an honor,
If where Your garden grows,
I could but be a daisy -
That stands beside the rose.
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Jane Marie Morrison
RE: Alphonse Sirlin
He is on my husband's side of the family.
Added by Jane Marie Morrison on Jun 18, 2016 7:17 PM
Fran Phillips Geib Gassner
Several edits
Hi, I posted edits for Vincent Aimutis 51530640, Bill is his nickname, his birth 1910 Pennsylvania, death Gary, Lake, Indiana, USA. His 1st wife Julia Aimutis 12781144 and 2nd wife Pearl Amanda Beach Burkett Aimutis 65317930.
I am trying very hard to get the family memorials updated so if you could accept the edits I would appreciate it, Thanks Fran
Added by Fran Phillips Geib Gassne... on May 15, 2016 10:15 PM
Kim Nelson
RE: Kuntzelman
I took that photo at the Winnebago Cemetery in Winnebago, IL. I can't say for sure that their ashes are buried there but their headstone certainly is at this cemetery, as are several of Jennie's family/ancestors.
I contacted their memorial's creator about a possibly change of memorial type or a transfer of them to me.
Thanks for asking; hope this helped!
Added by Kim Nelson on May 14, 2016 5:41 PM
Patty Stoltz
RE: Paw Paw Cemetery
I did find the graves but no Markers
Added by Patty Stoltz on May 09, 2016 3:06 PM
Kathleen Monroe
Helen Lyden Murphy
born 1914

children were Regis J and Patricia (as of 1940)
Added by Kathleen Monroe on Mar 29, 2016 6:36 PM
Lori Samuelson
RE: Myrna Leininger
Hi, Kathy! I'm Myrna's step daughter. You can email me at
I believe you've helped me in the past with info about the Augsburg Cemetery for my husband's family. Lori Samuelson
Added by Lori Samuelson on Mar 23, 2016 6:40 AM
JP Phillips
Harry Phillips
Hello Kathy,
What Harry Phillips are you referring to? I have several that I manage. If you can be more specific in your query detail, I might be able to answer your question!
Thank you for all you do for Find A Grave!
Added by JP Phillips on Mar 01, 2016 8:49 AM
Thank you !
Added by AlabamaRose on Feb 05, 2016 1:28 PM
Nancy Ritter Rau
RE: Sylvia Jean Konicke Cates
Thank you for the name correction
Added by Nancy Ritter Rau on Feb 04, 2016 12:55 PM
Andy Gappa
Elmer A. Lenburg
While at an antique shop in Chesterton, I picked up two photos of Elmer Lenburg. The first is the wedding photo you posted of his wife and him. The second is of the wedding party including his brother Don and Connie Smith. If you'd like both photos--free, tell me where to snail-mail them and they're yours. I hope to hear from you soon.
Andy Gappa
Added by Andy Gappa on Dec 26, 2015 4:31 PM
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