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Kathy in NW Indiana (#45695505)
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Bio Photo I started researching my family history after my mother died from a hereditary disease but got hooked and have been climbing the family tree for over 30 years. I hope I have contributed to the family history for generations to come.

KHeckman50@aol.com

I am a volunteer with the Portage Community Historical Society and they have allowed me to have a genealogy and historical research area in the Goin Museum. If you have an early Portage Township family, consider donating a copy of your family history to our museum.
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inpchs/

www/facebook.com/pchs88

My Favorite Poem

A Daisy Beside the Rose
by Diana Sue Lindley Horton

Among the many flowers, God,
Within Your garden fair,
May I, a simple daisy be
So proudly standing there.

I need not be the most admired,
Great beauty to disclose;
It's certain in Your garden,God,
Not all can be a rose.

'Twould be to me an honor,
If where Your garden grows,
I could but be a daisy -
That stands beside the rose.
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mrchrrsnwnn
Transfer
TY for the King transfer!
Added by mrchrrsnwnn on Jul 19, 2014 8:41 PM
Conni Brady ~ MAMA CAT
ginger lee brown
hello again kathy; you were so so kind in a transfer of one of my family members and now i see my sweet infant neice, ginger, is in your care. she was the youngest of 4 children of my dearly loved brother.

her memorial # is 51373984 and nce again, i ask kindly and add a pretty please to transfer her care to me. i also have one or two photos that i would love to add; there weren't many since ginger died at the very young age of 3 months...

i look forward to hearing back...thank you again for a.l.l. that you do for genealogy and our relatives in indiana...

dale d brown and conni brown
Added by Conni Brady ~ MAMA CAT on Jul 10, 2014 8:16 AM
Michelle Willett Pierce
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Viola Bacon. Please put in a request for a photo. I have a picture of her headstone.
Added by Michelle Willett Pierce on Jul 09, 2014 7:50 AM
Connette Blalock
RE: Your Mother
How do you change/edit/add to an existing memorial that was not done by you? A non-relative put in a memorial for our dad and my sister wants to do one. We should not do another one, should we? Do we have to get the other person to delete his? How does this work. Thanks for any help you can give me.
Connette
Added by Connette Blalock on Jun 30, 2014 11:13 PM
Connette Blalock
Rosemary Joyce Miller
I added my mother to the site, however, I don't know how to link her to Michkel Joe Halford, Russell W. Halford (in Calvary cemetery Merrillville IN, nor to her daughter, Lonnda Mae in Calvary cemetery, Portage Indiana.
Added by Connette Blalock on Jun 30, 2014 7:30 PM
Connette Blalock
RE: link her to her parents
My Dad is Russell Waldon Halford, Mom is Rosemary Joyce Miller. Dad is buried in Calvary cemetery in Merrillville, IN. Mom was cremated and there is no grave site.
Added by Connette Blalock on Jun 29, 2014 9:00 PM
Connette Blalock
RE: Calvary Cemetery
Mom didn't talk about her, and there were no pictures as she was only 2 months old when she died.
Added by Connette Blalock on Jun 29, 2014 8:57 PM
Connette Blalock
Lonnda Halford
Kathy:
This is a long time coming! I didn't realize that you added my little sister to findagrave.com. Thank you so much for your help in finding her gravesite. She died so young that I didn't even get to say goodbye to her. You were so gracious and spent a lot of time showing us your museum and helping me find the obit. We appreciate your kindness. You are truly one of a kind. God bless you for the work that you do.
Added by Connette Blalock on Jun 29, 2014 9:58 AM
TheTapestry
Stephan Bedalow
Hello Kathy,

My brother-in-law found this memorial while doing family research. I think my ancestor Vice Bedalov Britvic was the Aunt of Stephan Bedalow.

Vice's memorial is 127768483

I don't know if you are related to Stephan, but I wanted to send you the link in case it is of interest for your family history.

Best regards,
Pat
Added by TheTapestry on Jun 13, 2014 5:37 PM
Kaleen
LOL, I will let you know when they are departed
My parents: 101711664
Added by Kaleen on Jun 06, 2014 10:02 AM
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