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WMF - Karl & Lisa Wittstruck (#47719553)
 member for 3 years, 5 months, 19 days
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Bio Photo Wittstruck Memorial Foundation (WMF):

Any contributions (pictures or notes) I am able to make available can be used in your best interest.

Granville, North Dakota ~ My wife has come to understand my obsession for recording headstones, uncover Markers and link lost family members. We have dug four to six inches in the ground for some and survived the bushes for others. We have learned together what tools we need to carry besides a camera. We feel it is a way of showing respect for those just found for their family and friends that are to far away to do this themselves. Lisa and I enjoy the time together as well.

My obsession started when I returned from Beirut in 1983 (Operation Peacekeeper U.S.M.C.). Seeing the bodies of those left in the streets is what gave me the passion to do what I can for the families of loved ones here at home. Thus started the beginning of the Wittstruck Memorial Foundation. Some of the stories are indeed sad, but most are uplifting if not funny. All are satisfying to say the least.
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 • 2,241 Memorials Added
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Richter's and Kunz's
Hello Karl & Lisa,

Thank you very much for fulfilling my numerous photo requests at Peace Lutheran Church Krem #3 and at Saint James Lutheran Krem Cemetery. I greatly appreciate your time and effort in doing this.

Kind regards,

Ken -
Added by KPS on Jul 24, 2015 7:28 AM
James J
Gerald W Gilligan
Hello Karl and Lisa. Gerald W "Jerry" Gilligan is my older brother. Would you mind transferring his memorial #129409752 to me please? Thank you for your consideration and thank you for all of the excellent work you have done on Find A Grave.

- Jim Gilligan #47914507
Added by James J on Jul 21, 2015 10:46 AM
Luzie Benavides
Ottilia Keierleber grave photo
Thank you so much for taking a picture if Ottilias headstone! I very much appreciate your time and efforts!
Thank you- Luzie Keierleber Brnavides
Added by Luzie Benavides on Jul 20, 2015 9:30 PM
Jack Davison
# 5864418 LT Maurice E Hukill
Should he be added to your Bairut virtual cemetery?I am in correspondence with one other whom I know has a friend who lost a son there, and may have other friends who are connected. Maury Hukill was the son of my USNA '53 classmate CAPT Henry F Hukill, a submarine skipper who spent many years on deterrent patrol before losing his first son to Peacekeeping.
Added by Jack Davison on Jul 12, 2015 4:09 PM
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RE: Jimmy Ray Cain
Thank you so much!
Added by Genealogy Lover on Jul 12, 2015 12:55 PM
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Jimmy Ray Cain
I did a bit more research and found a statement that the flat stone is in the area of the memorial wall. Thank you for taking such good pictures!
Added by Genealogy Lover on Jul 09, 2015 3:50 PM
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RE: Jimmy Ray Cain #5989277
Is the flat marker for Jimmy Cain also at the wall?
Added by Genealogy Lover on Jul 09, 2015 3:20 PM
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Jimmy Ray Cain #5989277
We are trying to get a Find A Grave special memorial set up for the Beirut Memorial in Alabama. Can you tell me about the flat stone you photographed for Jimmy? Is it located in the Beirut Memorial area, or is it elsewhere?

Thank you

Genealogy Lover
Added by Genealogy Lover on Jul 09, 2015 12:26 PM
Paul G. Aanderud
Where is this grave located? Thank you
Added by K on May 04, 2015 2:18 AM
God Bless & R.I.P. ~ Daughter Of An Angel ~
I can't thank you both enough for the beautiful photos you added for my cousin Eddie, especially the one of him in his dress uniform. I looked at so many sites & couldn't find one. Sorry i didn't notice before now. It means the world to me. Thanks for your service. Ed was one of the Marines due to leave in a few days when this happened. Ed Soares from Beriut bombing. Thanks again.
Added by God Bless & R.I.P. ~ D... on Apr 30, 2015 7:08 AM
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