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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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Diane Elsasser Snider
RE: McCaslin Sister
Yes, Sister Claire is still alive. I just saw her yesterday.
Added by Diane Elsasser Snider on Sep 20, 2014 7:16 PM
Martin Douglas Packer
I will try to satisfy your outstanding request for a grave image shortly; best wishes, Martin Packer; [Do not contact ‘Geoffrey Gillon’ about this.]
Added by Martin Douglas Packer on Sep 15, 2014 6:36 AM
Don Watkins
Harold Beverly, Forest Lawn
Loren, Might be the 3rd time I looked for Harold Beverly since Dec 2011. No marker found for him, place a photo showing the approximate location with adjacent graves.
Added by Don Watkins on Sep 12, 2014 1:31 PM
Tim Cook
RE: Austrailan crash
Thanks Loren !
Added by Tim Cook on Sep 04, 2014 9:38 PM
Fran Wallace
Lakes at Rose Hill
Loren, I found several other Lakes buried close to Wallace, including parents. If interested, please request in the usual manner and I would be happy to post a photo if I have it.
Added by Fran Wallace on Aug 31, 2014 3:51 PM
RE: Gavins
Howdy, from the looking I did, father was John Edward Gavin born Sept. 2, 1876 in Illinois. An obit says father, Jack Gavin of Los Angeles. I believe a 1940 census has him married to an Edith H. Gavin in LA. 1940 also has Ruth as head of household in Nebraska. Believe they got divorced. John and Ruth married February 2, 1910 and she filed for divorce in early January 1926 charging non-support and desertion. Haven't found death record or grave site.
Added by ASA on Aug 31, 2014 1:55 PM
John Gavin
Hi Loren, John's parents are apparently in the same plot, I will get pics for them also.
Added by ASA on Aug 28, 2014 10:27 AM
Nancy Crane
RE: Leonard Shank
You're welcome ... glad I could help. I got photos of his parents markers, as well.
Added by Nancy Crane on Aug 25, 2014 5:19 PM
Harry Breetzke
Thank you Sir, June
Added by June on Aug 24, 2014 8:34 PM
Robin W
RE: Jack Lemire
I just noticed that Capt Jack is in Find a Grave twice - once as Lemire and once as Le Mire. Note that his wife is in only once under Le Mire. Her info is on the back of his marker. Both Le Mire entries have photos, but no real info.

Added by Robin W on Aug 22, 2014 8:59 PM
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