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Greg Raike (#47016957)
 member for 8 years, 5 months, 27 days
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Bio Photo Hello everyone.

I came across this website and decided it was a nice way to honor forever those loved ones who have crossed my path of life at some time whether family, friends, co-workers or their families. I have also included quite a bit of information on my family (Rake/Raike & McCane) as it becomes available for genealogy purposes.

If by adding any of your loved ones I have overstepped my bounds or upset you that is not my intent. If you do not like what I have done please let me know and I can delete the information.

Please use the edit button for sending any requests for corrections or transfer.

If you have other loved ones you would like for me to add just send me their information and I will be happy to do so for you.

Take care....

The comment below isn't mine but I saw how true it was within a short time of being on Find A Grave. I copied this to share from another member's site:

I think it is really a shame what findagrave has evolved into. What started as a noble way to link people with graves of loved ones they could never hope to see, and with the generations that had preceded them, has turned into a game for some.

Memorials have turned into a kind of "trading card", a competition of who can own the most memorials and post the highest numbers. What has been forgotten by many is that these are people, loved in life and death, not a commodity to be traded or owned.

My apologies to those that have pure motives. I hope there are more of us than there are of them.


You may use any of my photos for your own personal use or for posting to your tree on without my expressed consent. You are not permitted to use my photos for commercial usage. If you do use my photos, I appreciate a note crediting me with the photo if you can. If not, no big deal. The whole purpose of posting photos is to breathe life back to the deceased.

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Margaret C Cowles
memorial #55160543
Please move this memorial for Oscar Rushton to Anderson Memorial Park in Indiana. I tried to leave an edit to this effect, but keep running into error message!

I have added his death certificate to your record for proof of his burial in Anderson as well.

Please MOVE the record so all of the materials and connections go along. Don't just delete the record and start anew.

In the meanwhile, I'll add Virgie's to Anderson Memorial Park and get the plot locations there. She and I await your help.

Thanks for all you do and for helping him get "home".
Added by Margaret C Cowles on Nov 25, 2016 9:47 AM
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Hi Greg! I sent you a message thru a memorial. I hope it doesn't make you mad. It has been awhle since I have been in contact with you. You transferred Danny Ervine's or maybe Jerry's I think it was to me. Thank you for the work you do. I have to agree some are out there for the numbers and I have ran across some too. Family is family in my book...evidently they don't think so and want the numbers. Oh well, I won't and don't play their games. Take care! Have a great week end!

Added by Agnes on Nov 04, 2016 3:38 PM
Sherry Perry
Mollie Platt
Thank you for adding the obit and the links. Take care, Sherry
Added by Sherry Perry on Oct 10, 2016 5:20 AM
M Cramer
In Regards to FAG# 52012336
Frank McCorkhill death certificate indicates he is buried at Glen Cove Cemetery, Knightstown, Henry County, Indiana. Also he passed away at the VA Hospital in Indianapolis, Marion Co., Indiana. He lived in Carthage, Rush Co., Indiana.
His parents are John and Sarah Jane BINFORD McCorkhill.
Added by M Cramer on Sep 29, 2016 1:49 PM
PS: I added you to my Friends. I hope that is OK.
Added by S.R.F. on Sep 04, 2016 6:38 PM
Memorial Competition
I could not agree more with the post you shared here on your Profile Page, regarding the acquisition of mega amounts of memorials by some people. I have come across two or three of these selfish, controlling individuals, who will not only not transfer memorials of my relatives, but who refuse to add information to their Biographies if it does not suit their impression of what should be reported. I had such an encounter this week, and even though I provided documentation to the memorial manager, she not only refused to accept it or acknowledge it, she wrote in my relative's Biography that it was not true and sent me a declination, saying it was "fraudulent" and would be "reported". I should report HER, but my sense is that the higher-ups at Find-A-Grave do not really care (from past experiences). I am totally disgusted.
Added by S.R.F. on Sep 04, 2016 6:37 PM
R James
RE: Thomas & Tiny Case Memorials
No problem Greg. Anything in Section 16 at East Hill was transcribed, except for a handful that were in my family tree. If you would like me to transfer these memorials to you, let me know.
Added by R James on Jul 28, 2016 11:34 AM
Karen Clark
Frank D. Hackleman
The photos that you attached to Frank D. Hackleman 27234720, are of Frank George Hackleman and they are not the same person or siblings, but cousins in some degree. I have submitted the edits to join Frank D. to his correct line of the Hackleman family, but you might want to remove the photos. I will look for a photo to add. Thanks, Karen Clark
Added by Karen Clark on Jul 15, 2016 8:28 PM
James Craig
Craig Genealogy
I am just curious about the information you entered on Frank(?) Hardesty. I have a Roy Hardesty that was a PVT US Army in WWII. Do you happen to have the Parents names for Frank? My Hardesty is Pvt Roy Elmore Hardesty Memorial #1342892491. Could thee two be connected?
Added by James Craig on Jun 22, 2016 5:27 PM
Libby Simmons
Just a note of thanks
I just came a crossed this site and seen my sister's grave on here Jeri Mitchell. Thank you for contributing.
Added by Libby Simmons on May 13, 2016 6:06 PM
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