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Don Oftedahl (#46879927)
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Bio Photo I was born and raised in Walworth County Wisconsin. I gained an interest in cemeteries early in life from attending Memorial Day services at Oakwood Cemetery in Sharon, Wisconsin. I was amazed at all the lives, and the stories they represented. This interest was enhanced when my eighth grade teacher, Bill Grieg, required us to study the history of Sharon.
I was a church-planting missionary in the fundamental, independent, Baptist field for over twenty years until health sidelined my wife and me. We now live in Watauga, Texas to be near our two daughters and their six children. I have always been interested in local history, and enjoy strolling cemeteries to discover new stories. I look forward to doing so until the Lord calls me Home!
My personal family interests center on the following families: Oftedahl (Oftedal)(see, Mortenson, Ryan, Bjerning, Gebhart, Taylor, Smith, and Nethercutt.
If you have anything to add or correct in any of my listings, please feel free to contact me.
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Mary Bob McClain
Would you please link Inez Hunt to her father
Bud Kelly 57893456
Added by Mary Bob McClain on May 25, 2014 10:39 AM
Macy Myrick
Lavicia Bell Duncan FAG 34497145
Thank you for the transfer.

Kindest Regards, Macy Myrick
Added by Macy Myrick on Dec 15, 2013 7:55 AM
Macy Myrick
Samuel Duncan FAG 34497209
Thank you for the transfer.
Kindest Regards, Macy Myrick
Added by Macy Myrick on Dec 13, 2013 6:57 AM
Ronna Johnstone
Thank You

Thanks for the transfer. It means alot.

Added by Ronna Johnstone on Nov 04, 2013 8:00 AM
RE: Staff Sgt. Ernest Oftendahl
Yes, it would be ok to transfer Staff seg. Oftedahl's burial site to me. His mother Alice is my Grandmother Pearl Covel sister.

Thank you Don
Added by Jim on May 24, 2013 2:00 PM
Staff Sgt. Ernest Oftendahl
You left a flag on his gravesite. Thank you.

Parents were Frederick Conrad Oftendahl and Alice Leona Compton. Alice is my grandmother Pearl Covel's sister. Are you related to them?

Jim Covel
Added by Jim on May 21, 2013 6:36 PM
Taylor Ancestry Hunter
Mary Taylor
Thanks Don
Added by Taylor Ancestry Hunter on May 06, 2013 9:48 AM
The Mikado, et al.
RE: Malinda Kearby
Thanks. I will follow up more on that part of the family...I have been of late, and that's why we connected.

Thanks again!
Added by The Mikado, et al. on May 04, 2013 9:50 PM
Delaine Shirley-Noyer
RE: Richard Mansir
Thank you, Don, yesterday was the 1st day I've ever worked on this side of the family. Today I'm adding photos. Thanks again!
Added by Delaine Shirley-Noyer on Mar 28, 2012 7:15 AM
re: James W Martin - Whites Chapel Cemetary
Hi there, I believe that this James W Martin may be my missing great grandfather! My records from his daughter (my Aunt) stated he was born Mar 28 1885. This fellow is only one year off. According to family story he left his wife and 7 daughters; ending up in Wichita Falls TX.

Someone was kind enough to find a death date for him (which I see isn't on his headstone). Any chances of confirming his death date with whomever has the records for the cemetary? - Liane
Added by Liane on Mar 16, 2012 1:11 PM
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