Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Greg Raike (#47016957)
 member for 7 years, 25 days
[Add to MyFriends]
Bio and Links
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.

Leave Public Message
Contributions to
Find A Grave
 • 5,645 Memorials Added
 • 5,587 Memorials Managed
 • 15 Memorials/Week
 • 5,569 Photos
 • 5,041 Virtual Flowers
 • 42 Virtual Cemeteries
 • 7 Fame Ratings
 • 26 Sponsorships
 • 15 Friends
Search Contributor's Records

First NameLast Name

Virtual Cemeteries
38th Inf Div Commanders (15)
Bedford Boys (19)
Decker-Foster-Jackson-Jet... (24)
Departed Co-Workers (17)
Departed Co-Workers (USMC... (4)
Departed Friends/Acquaint... (193)
Departed Youthful Influen... (12)
Gloria/Olea Family & Frie... (7)
Grandparents (4)
Hornaday Family (20)
[View all Virtual Cemeteries...]
Find A Grave Friends
Bob Lee, Denica, Geneabear, Jeff & Elli, jwright, Kay Anderson, Linda Mahan, Mark E. Wirey, Mike Porter, R James, ROB HUGHES, Sherry Perry, Shmilybrandon, Ted Butler, William Taber
Messages left for Greg Raike (238)[Leave Message]
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
Denise (Rhoades) Akers
Mildred Meers Akers
Thank you for transferring her to me.
Added by Denise (Rhoades) Akers on Jun 15, 2015 5:32 PM
Denise (Rhoades) Akers
Raymond Akers
Thank you. That is kind of you.
Added by Denise (Rhoades) Akers on Jun 15, 2015 4:22 PM
Denise (Rhoades) Akers
Would you consider giving me the Akers you have ? My husband's parents are Mildred and Raymond Akers.
Added by Denise (Rhoades) Akers on Jun 14, 2015 11:29 AM
[View all messages...]

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service