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Embalmu2 (#46834659)
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Bio Photo I have always been intrigued with the rich history found in cemeteries. My mom always took me (since I was a very small child) with her to put flowers on family members' graves and I suppose that started my love of cemeteries. I am a licensed funeral director/embalmer in MO and IL. I have personally photographed all of the markers at Oak Hill in Kirkwood and am now re-walking each garden to catch any that may have been missed or covered as well. I am using an interment spread sheet that I made for each garden made from the interment books. I have rewalked the following gardens in case you are still looking for a marker: All Public Lots, Eternal Love, Faith, Missouri, and most of Hope. This should verify location and if someone really does not have a marker.

I have high numbers because I enjoy spending time in the boneyards with my camera, not because I am a records hoarder! This being said...

*Please note, I will not link family members I have no connection to personally. I don't want to assume and possibly place inaccurate information as fact. If you send me a request to link, I will transfer the record to you so don't be surprised!
*Please ask my permission before using my photos. I am happy to let you use them for ancestry purposes.

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Judy Sporleder Davin
your transfer
You were the perfect person to 'take care' of my great aunt ! Thank you
Added by Judy Sporleder Davin on Jan 31, 2015 7:19 PM
Judy Sporleder Davin
The cemetery is: Valhalla Garde4ns of Memory, Belleville, St Clair County, Illinois

Thank you
Judy Davin
Added by Judy Sporleder Davin on Jan 31, 2015 6:56 PM
Heaven's Gate
Benjamin "Gratz" and Mary
I am researching the Brown family of Missouri and asking if there is any way it can be determined if Mary Brown, #76537193 is the wife of Benjamin Gratz Brown # 18514. Perhaps you can determine that since you have been in the cemetery.
I have her name as Mary Hanson Gunn, Brown 1841-1888
Thank you very much.
Added by Heaven's Gate on Jan 21, 2015 10:50 AM
Donna Solomon-Sasso-Bilicko
Alfred J Jackson
Sorry, just sent you a message before I read your whole Bio, if you would transfer Alfred to me I will add the info. Thank You
Added by Donna Solomon-Sasso-Bilic... on Dec 12, 2014 10:48 AM
Donna Solomon-Sasso-Bilicko
Alfred J Jackson # 67754822
Thank you for all your efforts. Alfred is my grandmother Carrie Z. Thompsons brother. His parents are: Maude Lula Looney Thompson #48918704 and Abraham Moses Jackson # 48918176. If you would be so kind as to add them so the family can be linked, thank you. Alfreds middle name is John, I know this from some Jackson family history notes my grandmother left.
Added by Donna Solomon-Sasso-Bilic... on Dec 12, 2014 10:33 AM
Diane Egan
Re: The Baumgardt's
Hello - Thank you so much for all of the time and efforts in taking the picture of my grandfather's brother and his wife headstone. Since I reside in northern WI and no longer drive, this is a wonderful service that you provided. I've tried to get their obits also from the St. Louis Library but have not had any luck as they do not respond. Any idea of how to proceed?
Thank you again for your kindness.
Added by Diane Egan on Nov 14, 2014 7:54 PM
Joanne Paisley
Re: the Nyfelers and Rhodes
Thank you for transferring the memorials to me. My husband and I have been taking pictures for a cemetery in Atchison, Kns. We know how much time and effort it takes to take the pictures and then post them, so we really appreciate your work. Thank you from all those who appreciate your work even though they may not send a thanks. Joanne
Added by Joanne Paisley on Nov 11, 2014 4:34 PM
Joanne Paisley
Re: Marilyn Rhodes and husband Henry E. Rhodes
Hello, Thank you for transferring my parents memorials to me. I realized you have a huge number of memorials. Could you also transfer my sister's Marilyn Rhodes # 102273569 and her husband, Henry E. Rhodes # 93800964 to me also. Joanne Nyfeler Paisley.
Added by Joanne Paisley on Nov 05, 2014 8:55 AM
Joanne Paisley
Charles Nyfeler, Hazel Nyfeler and Henry and Marilyn Rhodes
These are my parents and my sister and her husband. I would gladly manage these memorials for you. I must take the time to thank you for creating the memorials and taking the pictures. It takes a lot of time and effort on your part. Joanne
Added by Joanne Paisley on Nov 04, 2014 8:56 AM
Rachel Gillooly
Robert Blanchard Starr
Robert Blanchard Starr Sr.,
He was the 1s husband to my grandmother Mary Anna Davies Starr Abbott.

Their Children:
1. Robert Blanchard Starr II(my uncle)
2. Joseph Starr my (uncle)
3. Rebecca Starr Ruzzella (my uncle)
Added by Rachel Gillooly on Nov 02, 2014 9:50 PM
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