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Kara Gullickson Graper (#47295094)
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Bio Photo NWI mother of 2... Dedicated to preserving the memory and posterity of our ancestors, and I also enjoy learning about myself from the past, and also helping others to connect the dots as well.

I am particularly interested in advocating for more respectable conditions for Oak Hill cemetery in Hammond, IN. For more info:


The South Shore Civil War Memorial Trail will help replace broken or worn headstones for Civil War Veterans and their wives. The organization will also help provide GAR Medallions, QR codes, and Special Markers for Wounded Veterans. Each Special Marker cost approximately $250.00 and each Medallion is roughly $10.00 and also comes with a fresh American Flag. These could not be possible without donations from the public.

South Shore Promotions Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization affiliated with the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority.

I will gladly take photos at St. Mary's and Maplewood Cemeteries in Crown Point, and will attempt to fulfill other requests on other cemetery adventures.
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Janet Ketchum Armbrust
Harry Davis
Thank you so much for adding the image of Harry's headstone to his Find-A-Grave memorial page. The family is grateful.
Added by Janet Ketchum Armbrust on Jun 13, 2014 1:15 PM
Denise Witwer Lahr
Walter and Grace Witwer
Thanks so much. This is the final link in a very old puzzle..."Where's Walter?"
Added by Denise Witwer Lahr on Jun 02, 2014 7:34 PM
Karen Krusinowski
RE: Busse Oak Hill
Thank you so much for the information and for transferring the Busse sisters to me. I work in a library here in Texas in the Genealogy department and I know how important keeping all records are to us and our users. Thanks again. I would appreciate the map with their graves marked as I might be there on the week end.
Added by Karen Krusinowski on May 21, 2014 4:24 PM
Karen Krusinowski
Busse Internments
Hi Kara,
I have additional information on two of my relatives that you have entered in "Find a Grave" that I would like to share with you. Mary Busse, b. 5-23-1917 d. 5-24-1917. Daughter of Fred C. Busse and Bessie Metzger Busse. Gracye Florence Busse, b. 3-13-1933 d. 3-13-1933. Also daughter of Fred C. and Bessie Busse.

I am going to visit the area in July from Texas and would appreciate any information you can give regarding finding their graves. Your info only gives a number. Thank you for adding the Busse sisters to "Find a Grave".
Added by Karen Krusinowski on May 21, 2014 12:46 PM
G. Charles Ogline Lantay (aka Gregory P. Lantay)
Thank you for transferring John & son to our family, Blessings to you for memoralizing them.
Added by G. Charles Ogline Lantay ... on May 04, 2014 6:01 PM
G. Charles Ogline Lantay (aka Gregory P. Lantay)
Hello again: I've added John Henry Lape Jr's Indiana Death Certificate to this Memorial for reference. I communicate today with several requests: TO respectfully REQUEST Update of John Lape Jr's Find A Grave MEMORIAL. John Henry Lape Jr. is one of 3 children of John Lape Sr (Find A Grave M# 92374015) and Nellie LANCASTER LAPE Carroll Find A Grave Mem #92374013. He was born in Danville, Vermillion County, Illinois and died in Hammand, Lake County, Indiana. Could ya kindly update & link the Memorial. If you'd like to transfer transfer it to our family Contr #39265068 for Maintenance, that would be very acceptable and appreciated. .Thank you very respectfully & sincerely - dated 5/03/2014
Added by G. Charles Ogline Lantay ... on May 03, 2014 10:48 AM
G. Charles Ogline Lantay (aka Gregory P. Lantay)
Hello: I'd attached the Indiana State DC for my great great grandfather JOHN HENRY LAPE s/o Zachariah & Nancy Richie LAPE born in Bismarck, Vermillion County, Illinois that died in Hammond, Lake County, Indiana. John H. Lape had md the former Nellie Lancaster in Fountain County, Indiana on Dec 26, 1891. The couple had 3 children Lucille, John H. Lape Jr. & Harold Lape). After John died his wife remarried (i'll Link all their Find A Grave Memorials yo this one), Could ya kindly edit and update this (John's) Find A Grave Memorial to include his dates of birtyh & death, where he was born and died an his parents names OR @ your OPTION ya could transfer this memorial for MAINTENANCE to our family - Contributor #39265068. Thank you. dated 5/03/2014
Added by G. Charles Ogline Lantay ... on May 03, 2014 9:35 AM
Billie Bickford
Thanks Kara, I will get this site updated with more data and connect her to as many family members as possible.
Added by Billie Bickford on Mar 23, 2014 3:02 PM
Tim Hudson
Yes, I just found Florence's mother on Find a Grave, if you would link Florence to her, Emily Jones #112476796. I have info, are you related?
Added by Tim Hudson on Feb 13, 2014 1:14 PM
Tim Hudson
If you would please link Florence A. Wolcott #96923179 with her father Elton R. Wolcott #57618194
Thank you,
Tim H.
Added by Tim Hudson on Feb 12, 2014 11:50 AM
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