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Greg Raike (#47016957)
 member for 7 years, 1 month, 23 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....

This 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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mike morrow
richard daran raike
donna & violet raike were Richard raikes cousins. there mother was eathel hill who was
douglas raike's sister.
Richard was my cousin. my mother (mae raike} was
doug's sister also.

mike morrow
Added by mike morrow on Jul 27, 2015 5:40 PM
Kathryn Woerst
Charles E stirn
Please update. Thanks

Charles Stirn March 6, 1924- March 16, 2004 Horsehead Lake, Mich- Charles E. Stirn 80, of Horsehead Lake, died Tuesday at Mecosta County General Hospital in Big Rapids. He was the husband of Bonnie R. Cauble Stirn, who survives. The Franklin County, Ind., native was born March 6, 1924, the son of the late Fredrick and Catherine Stirn. He was an honorably discharged veteran if the U.S. Army Air Force, serving during World War II. He was a manager for Sears Roebuck and Co. He also worked for the U.S. Postal Service and sold real estate for R. J. Doyle Realty for over 18 years. He retired in 1986. He was a member of St. Paul's Campus Parish in Big Rapids and served as Grand Knight for the Knights of Columbus in Big Rapids.

He also was preceded in death by a brother, Leonard Stirn; three sisters, Dorothy Schmidt, Dolores Smith, and Anne Fuller; and a granddaughter Alisha Stirn.

Survivors is survived by five sons and daughters-in-law, Stephen C. and Anne Stirn of Logan, Gregory G. and Roxanne Frank Stirn and Jeffrey J. and Sherri Stirn, all of Big Rapids, Peter A. and Pamela Stirn of Midland, and Christopher J. and Melissa Stirn of Remus; three daughters and a son-in-law, Marta R. Cronk, Barbara A. Gall, and Katherine M. and Joe Garner, all of Big Rapids; 16 grandchildren; five great grandchildren; a sister and brother-in-law, Frances C. and Louis Owens of Columbus, Ind.

A Mass of Christian burial was Friday At St. Paul's Campus Parish with the Revs. Joe Fix and Wayne B. Wheeler celebrating. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery in Rushville. Memorials may be made to Mecosta County Senior Center of St. Paul's Catholic Parish in Big Rapids.
Added by Kathryn Woerst on Jul 17, 2015 7:48 AM
Beverly Lanning Poole
Jerry Hedrick


A belated thank you for moving the memorial page for Mr. Hedrick to the correct cemetery. I appreciate your help and am delighted that your record is correct.

All the best,
Beverly Poole
Added by Beverly Lanning Poole on Jul 11, 2015 5:56 PM
Carolyn Ellis
Jack K. Elrod
I believe I have found where Jack is buried. Check out Jack K. Elrod buried in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, Greenwood, Johnson Co., Indiana. #139747119. He married Marcia Mae Huckelberry and she is buried there with him. There is no tombstone for either of them. Her number is 19322383. I just want to make sure I have the right one in my family tree with the right Find A Grave number. If this is the right one would you please re-post his picture? Thanks. Also suggest to them to post his rank.

Added by Carolyn Ellis on Jun 25, 2015 10:50 AM
Kathy Londo Barnes
SSGT Trevor Blaylock
Thank you for all that you are doing on Find A Grave. I have updated the bio for SSGT Blaylock and once the funeral home gets back with me his final resting place will also be updated.
Added by Kathy Londo Barnes on Jun 22, 2015 5:17 PM
Kerry Rae Smith Moser
RE: Andrew C. Seif
I did the links myself, Thanks!
Added by Kerry Rae Smith Moser on Jun 19, 2015 7:04 PM
Kerry Rae Smith Moser
LOL.. i turned it in to a link.I put a space in it to see if it won't turn into a link..

Added by Kerry Rae Smith Moser on Jun 19, 2015 10:31 AM
Kerry Rae Smith Moser
Andrew C. Seif
Thank you.. the hyperlinks have to be copied from the original post in order to work.. I will have to do each one separately unless you can get a copy of the original..

this is the line you have to have to make the link:

Added by Kerry Rae Smith Moser on Jun 19, 2015 10:30 AM
Denise (Rhoades) Akers
Teresa Akers
Thank you. I will take good care of them.
Added by Denise (Rhoades) Akers on Jun 18, 2015 3:52 PM
Denise (Rhoades) Akers
Teresa Akers
May I have Teresa as well. She was my husbands sister and is buried by her parents.
Added by Denise (Rhoades) Akers on Jun 15, 2015 5:34 PM
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