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Loren Bender (#47060026)
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Bio Photo I am a retired businessman who enjoys genealogy as a hobby. I find that genealogy and "Find a grave" go hand in hand and its easy to do both at the same time and both are very rewarding.In adding Memorials for those in my family I have added memorials for many non-relatives in hope that it will help others as others have helped me. If I've submitted a relative of yours and you would like it transferred to you, just ask. I live in the Omaha metro area and thats where most of my photos were taken.Researching Bender, Ausdemore,Hittner, German,Ternus, Bockholt, Hatzenbuehler, Kramer, Wickelman and many others. Most of My family came from Germany in the Mid 1800s and settled in the North Eastern Nebraska German farming comunities and spread from there.In my research if I run across a grave of someone in the Military that is Killed in Action they get special attention and i try to find out as much as i can about them and put it on the Memorial. We owe it to these Heros and they should not be forgotten.I authorize anyone to use my photos for any reason."Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you." ~~~Princess Diana
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LeRoy L. Smith
Cyril Edward Curb
Hello "Loren"; First, let me extend a heartfelt Thank You for the attention you are giving to the memorials of our fallen warriors. Next, the above person is a deceased (KIA) military man listed on Find-A-Grave with two different memorials (Find A Grave# 56288946 and Find A Grave# 33274627). The first, #56288946, indicates he is buried at Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England. The second, #33274627, indicates he is buried at Evergreen Cemetery in Gemmell, Minnesota.

I believe that Cyril Curb is actually buried in England and that the stone in Gemmell is a memorial type stone. There are photo requests submitted for both locations which may throw some light on this mystery. I see that you have placed a picture of the crew of TSgt Curb's plane on his memorial. I was wondering if you had any thoughts that could help in clearing up the question on his actual burial place. Best Wishes.
Added by LeRoy L. Smith on Jul 23, 2014 7:29 PM
Sherbie58
RE: Robert Cavender
Hi Loren,

I know some Bender's here in Brookings, SD. There were quite a few other Cavender's there? I took pictures of alol f them. I also posted pictures of the cemetery and small country church that is still used today. It's actually the oldest still running church in South Dakota. Started by Native Americans. I couldn't believe there were no cemetery pictures yet on the page! If you go look make sure to open all of the pictures so tat you see the plaque with a little history of the site. There are also a LOT of graves in this cemetery that aren't listed. I took quite a few pictures last night but it was evening and I was losing light. I'm adding all that I took...including every Cavender that was marked. I think the closest thing I saw was on the back of a stone that said they were parents of a Roberta Cavender? Sorry I couldn't help more. There were also a lot of service grave markers. I'm always so disappointed not to find a requested stone.
Added by Sherbie58 on Jul 17, 2014 11:15 AM
weston04
RE: John Chester Sandall
It is interesting...I'm going to do some more digging into county historical records to see if I can figure this one out!

Barb
Added by weston04 on Jul 13, 2014 3:53 PM
weston04
John C. Sandall- York Greenwood Cemetery, Nebraska
Hi Loren,
I was fulfilling the picture request for this individual and noticed you had placed an obit for him. This couldn't be the right individual because this John C. Sandall died in 1918....the one you posted was reported MIA during World War II. I realized that there was no memorial for YOUR John C. SAndall, so created one (#132751382). I also have place the picture for him already.

Thanks,
Barb (weston04)
Added by weston04 on Jul 13, 2014 10:17 AM
Tim Cook
RE: Tuskegee Airman KIA--Alfonso Davis #56307997
Can you confirm the date of death, because two dates are listed?

Tim
Added by Tim Cook on Jul 01, 2014 8:06 AM
P. McAllister
RE: Benjamin Siegle
You're welcome. I just added Pvt. Dale Graf also. He has two headstones there.
Added by P. McAllister on Jun 29, 2014 3:10 PM
Daphne G
Robert Merill Goodwin
Thank you for posting my Uncle Robert's grave. God bless you.
Added by Daphne G on Jun 12, 2014 5:10 PM
Marvin Edwin Erwin Jr.
RE: Photo for Gaetano Caniglia
That was very kind of you.

Thank you

Marvin
Added by Marvin Edwin Erwin Jr. on Jun 12, 2014 2:53 PM
Marvin Edwin Erwin Jr.
Photo for Gaetano Caniglia
Thank you for taking the photo of Gaetano Caniglia grave marker.

Marvin
Added by Marvin Edwin Erwin Jr. on Jun 11, 2014 12:08 AM
MeOverHere - K. Cover
RE: Gerald Kelly
It was my pleasure! I was lucky to find the Nebraska photos while sitting in my chair over here in Michigan. There may be others you seek at this site... http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~negreele/cemeteries/cem-sacredheart/index.htm
I am working on posting as many as I can. I have several relatives there, and I recognize many of the family names via my mom and grandparents stories. I credit .....
Photos by Jay & Pat Swanson
Copyright 2006 by Greeley Co. NEGenWeb
Produced by Emmett Mason
Added by MeOverHere - K. Cover on May 30, 2014 1:01 PM
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