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Herb Schwede (#46530188)
 member for 12 years, 8 months, 29 days
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Bio Photo Shortly after the Moravian Church in the small town of Aurelia, ND. closed in the early 70's, an association was formed to look after the cemetery.
It was renamed the Aurelia Community Cemetery. I was elected to the board a few years later when one of the original members died. About ten years ago I helped my sister work on our family tree and now when I found Find A Grave, I realized how helpful it could have been.
This information was mostly taken from the tombstones at cemeteries I have visited, with some added from our family tree and ND death index files. I also get information from the Mouse River Loop Genealogy Society, of which I am a member.Most of these cemeteries are located in northwestern North Dakota.
With over 75,000 names in about 675 cemeteries, I'm sure I have made some mistakes. If anyone finds any errors or has more information let me know.I have photos (about 60,000) of the markers of most of the graves added in the last few years. I do not have time to add all these pictures but if someone requests one I will gladly add it if I have one. Please put Find A Grave in subject line.
Most of the obituaries I have added are from local funeral homes or old newspapers with their permission. All pictures that I have added were taken by me personally.
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Carol Zastera Michels
Louise Christensen Whitmore
Thank you very much for photographing her headstone. She was one of my mom's aunts.

Merry Christmas!
Added by Carol Zastera Michels on Dec 23, 2014 6:16 PM
Jim Paulus
Picture for Leo Paulus
Thank You for putting this pic on. I will go by and see it in the Spring. I donated a wreath for him this year.

Thanks again.

Jim Paulus (Nephew)
Added by Jim Paulus on Dec 23, 2014 3:12 PM
Jerry Reiswig-82nd Airborne
Sunset Memorial Gardens
Thanks for the Grave Marker photo's for Larry Berg, Beaeda Berg, Clarence Berg, Bernice Berg, Robert Light and Lydia Light.
Added by Jerry Reiswig-82nd Airbor... on Dec 23, 2014 2:26 PM
Tessa Keough
Burlington Township Cemetery - Johnsons
I am wondering if you have any additional information or if there are headstones for the following:

J.L. Johnson Find A Grave Memorial# 19577239
Oscar Johnson Find A Grave Memorial# 19577240
Ruth Johnson Find A Grave Memorial# 19577241
Walter Johnson Find A Grave Memorial# 19577242

I believe these were entered by you in May 2007. I am almost positive that J.L. is the father of these three and his wife was Mary (Elofsdotter) Lidman. They had 12 children in all - but I have find the obituaries for 3 of the children (including Oscar and Ruth). It mentioned in the obits that they were buried out of the Presbyterian church and interment was at the Riverside Cemetery (wondering if the name was changed at some point). Any information would be very much appreciated - totally unfamiliar with North Dakota records and finding much of this in the Ward County Independent (approximate dates in the 1910 - 1920 timeframe. Thanks in advance.
Tessa Keough
Added by Tessa Keough on Dec 22, 2014 7:22 PM
lea morris
Michael Krueger
Thanks so much for the pic of my Dad's Uncle & Aunt. Thanks again, Lea Kruger Morris
Added by lea morris on Dec 22, 2014 6:57 PM
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Wayne Stevick
Thanks for the photo. You are great to devote so much time to volunteering for this. That is why this site is so successful.
Added by SD researcher on Dec 22, 2014 2:14 PM
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Doris Stevick
Thanks for the photo. You are great to devote so much time to volunteering for this, it is greatly appreciated.
Added by SD researcher on Dec 22, 2014 2:13 PM
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Harriet Stevick
You are great to devote so much time to volunteering for this. Your work is greatly appreciated. thanks
Added by SD researcher on Dec 22, 2014 2:12 PM
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William Stevick
Thanks for the photo. You are great to devote so much time to volunteering for this, especially in this cold weather.
Added by SD researcher on Dec 22, 2014 2:10 PM
Carl J. Notbohm photo
Thank you for photographing the gravestone of my ancestor!
Added by CJeanealogy on Dec 22, 2014 11:41 AM
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