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A Marine's Daughter (#46506165)
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Bio Photo I'm Becky and I'm a friend to all animals and most people. I'm an American, a Montanan, a 911 Dispatcher, an EMT, a writer, a Republican, an aviation and maritime enthusiast, a firearms enthusiast, genealogist, a pianist, an aspiring violinist, and a frustrated Raiders fan.

I have an affinity for lighthouses, airplanes and most shades of purple. I was born in Utah, reared in Montana, and consider myself a Michigander at heart. My favorite states are Montana, Michigan, and Maryland. But, I haven't been to Hawai'i yet!

I believe in God the Eternal Father and in His son, Jesus Christ, and in the Holy Ghost.

I love my country and am PROUD to be an American. I support our military. I thank our veterans and those of our allies. We owe them so much. Thank you seems so small a gesture for those who have given so much so that we could be and stay free.

I am a proud missionary aunt to Anne, who is serving in North Carolina and KayReah, serving in Colorado. I hope to follow their example someday.

There are so many people that I have a deep respect for. My parents, Walter Maurice Warner and Mildred Elnora (Nash) Warner, and my sister, Brenda Lee Warner, are among them. I suppose my favorite person ever would be my Grandma, Mary Etta (Bradley) Nash.

My ancestry includes Mi'kmaq, French, Irish, English, Scottish, French Canadian, Acadian, and others we haven't confirmed yet.

My roots run deep in Michigan, Utah, Georgia, New York, New Jersey, Virginia, Tennessee, South Carolina, Nova Scotia and Quebec.

I have been adding burials from many Southwest Montana cemeteries. I have added burials from the Montana state orphanage at Twin Bridges and the state Children's Home and Hospital in Helena. I have this listed in my virtual cemeteries.

I do this because I believe that every person/being is important and deserves to be remembered. And, if just one person finds a long-lost relative or friend from my efforts, my time has been worth it.

One of my favorite TV shows as a child was The Waltons. In a guest appearance as Martha Corinne Walton, Beulah Bondi said it best, "Neglected graves are a shameful thing." I have seen some very neglected cemeteries. But, neglected veterans' graves upset me the most. I don't believe in "non-perpetual care." I want to make something clear. When I say that neglected graves are shameful, I am talking about physical neglect-- strewn with rubbish, overgrowth, gopher holes, etc. I do not in any way mean that a grave is neglected if loved ones are unable to visit it often. Why anyone would think that is beyond me, but I've gotten enough emails that I felt the need to explain that.

For reasons I don't always understand, some people are offended to find their loved ones listed on a genealogical website. Obviously, they are not genealogists themselves. While I may not always understand their feelings, I do respect them. If a record I've added is of your loved one and you want it removed, let me know POLITELY (unlike one dolt who threatened to kill me and erroneously thought that I didn't have access to enough information about him through a single e-mail to file charges) and I will gladly remove it. I am also happy to transfer ownership to relatives. Also, feel free to use any of the headstone photos I've added for non-commercial genealogical purposes.
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Russ Pickett
RE: SSgt Anthony S Battaglia
Added by Russ Pickett on Sep 14, 2015 2:44 AM
Russ Pickett
SSgt Anthony S Battaglia
Hi Becky, I noticed you have left "a lot" of flowers for him. I've updated his record to include those that were on the flight with him.

If you are related I'd be more than happy to transfer his record to you. :-)

His record:

( He is also noted on the below webpage with a link to his grave )

Thanks My Friend,
Russ Pickett Find A Grave # 46575736
Cell: 302-670-5111
( Vietnam Army Veteran - Staff Sergeant )
Added by Russ Pickett on Sep 10, 2015 7:50 AM
Thomas Erbes
Flo Ellen Hippe
I found Flo in Highland Cemetery in Great Falls, Montana. (49282863)

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Added by Thomas Erbes on Sep 04, 2015 8:55 AM
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Vernon S. Hippe
I found Vernon is interned at the Highland Cemetery (49282801) Great Falls, Cascade County Montana.

Tom Erbes
Added by Thomas Erbes on Sep 03, 2015 8:46 AM
megan cosgrove
Annie Matthews - Mt Moriah Cemetery, Montana
Hello 'a Marine's daughter'

I would like to thank you for adding a photo of the grave of Annie Matthews. She is my great grandfathers sister making her my grandmother aunt. My grandmother is 85 and I have been looking for her grandfathers grave which I have found in British Colombia. We are all the way over in Australia so I have asked for a volunteer to take a photo for us. My grandmother never knew what happened to her grandfather and his final resting place was a mystery until recently. Annie was one of his children and we have discovered that there were more children than we realised. My grandmother is hard to convince saying 'but my father never mentioned them'. Well he was the youngest so that might explain a few things as some died as babies and children before and shortly after he was born. He would have known Annie though as he would have been 10 when she passed away.
Just wondering are you related to Annie or is she one of your volunteer grave requests
Added by megan cosgrove on Aug 30, 2015 9:50 AM
The Love Of Baleigh
Happy Birthday
Thanks for all you do!
Added by The Love Of Baleigh on Aug 30, 2015 6:21 AM
Sent with love~Cerise
Happy Birthday.
Hope you have a beautiful day.
Added by Sent with love~Cerise on Aug 30, 2015 5:53 AM
Algernon and Conan Together on the Rainbow Bridge
Have a wonderful birthday!
All the best to you on your big day.
Andy & JD
Added by Algernon and Conan Togeth... on Aug 29, 2015 11:20 PM
Mom to angels Bo and Chris
Happy Birthday!
May God bless you with many happy returns! Have a great day! Cecile
Added by Mom to angels Bo and Chri... on Aug 29, 2015 11:15 PM
sarah bradley
Hey, I also do my ancestry and findagrave I'm LOSTNWILD on here but real name family on my mothers side are Goggans and Sarah is connected to them she's probably like a distant cousin to me but your bio struck me similar...I am also a Marines daughter, love ancestry and helping people find their family and I am a ER Nurse...just wanted to say Hi
Added by lostnwild on Aug 26, 2015 10:29 PM
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