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Ellen Bishop (#46998865)
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Bio Photo I am a local historian in Rapid City SD, I specialize in finding where people are buried, I have many readings of cemeteries in Western South Dakota I hope post them on this site.
I have a vast number of cemetery readings and obituaries that I am putting on site, I also am a volunteer to look up obits for people, please contact me if you need help in the Rapid City area.
I don't go too far to do pictures, I don't go to Fall River County to do pictures too far away, some places in Pennington are too far away.
I consider my self a scribe of the cemeteries, they are waiting for family , friends or who ever knows about the person and can do a bio to take edit control of them from me.
Don't put obits up where pictures should be, ask me to transfer so you can do the memorial the right way, only so many pictures can go up and using an obit that way is wrong!
Please, please just send your number on edit to ask for transfer that is the only way I want to do it, it so much easier that way.
If anyone has memorials in South Dakota they can no longer manage, please consider transferring them to me, I would be glad to have them.
My husband died in Sept and I am finally getting back to work on memorials and anything else that I can do.
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Memorial# 58977521
Hello Ellen,
I didn't know if you noticed there is already a memorial for Dorothy Ann Hines.
Have a great day,
Added by AncestryClimber on Jan 06, 2017 7:35 AM
Ellis & Lynn
Peter Klauck
Ellen, thank you so much for sending the link to Pete's father in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. I noticed that there are two Memorial pages for him in that cemetery: (1) is #103587200 in name of Jacob created by you, which has a beautiful biography and portrait of him; and (2) #115192092 in name of Jack created by Janet Bower, which has a nice headstone picture. Do you know if those could be merged or have a suggestion as to which one I should link? I worked with Pete for many years, and would be glad to transfer Pete's Memorial to you if you wish.
Added by Ellis & Lynn on Jan 02, 2017 8:46 AM
Thank you Ellen!
Thanks for your tremendous work helping families learn about their ancestors in South Dakota.

My sympathies to you and your family on the death of your husband.

I hope the new year is good to you.
Added by JM on Jan 02, 2017 8:14 AM
Tru Calling
if the date is in the Leger does that mean that that month and year are right when they died?
Added by Tru Calling on Dec 29, 2016 7:14 PM
Sylvia Hertel
Mary Ellen Kamman
I just linked her to her parents today. They are Ralph F. and Winona Claire (Murray) Kamman. There son was killed in action in WWII, too.

I also have Chester and Florence as children, but I still don't have any hints on them. I got them from a family story in the Lawrence County History, but the person who wrote that story got a number of things wrong and was very confusing when he got down to those kids.

I'm pretty sure you can find them in the Spearfish paper. Other siblings of Mary Ellen and Ralph, the younger, might be given in the latter's obituary. The one I have is like Mary Ellen's - the bottom half cut off.

Added by Sylvia Hertel on Dec 24, 2016 8:57 PM
Thank you for your patience and the transfer. Enjoy a lovely holiday season
Added by Stacey on Dec 23, 2016 7:03 PM
Keith Sharpan
RE: I will need to keep his name
Thank you for your reply about his name, I will adjust my records in my family tree.
Regards Keith Sharpan
Added by Keith Sharpan on Dec 17, 2016 12:27 PM
Heather Hansen
RE: Please send me
I think this is the number you're looking for?

Heather Hansen (#49154932)
Added by Heather Hansen on Dec 14, 2016 10:02 AM
Jay Swenson
Gene C Evensen
i thought about the name change you recommended and looked further into the family and found genes wife parents and grandparents in the Earlville Cemetery in Beadle county SD
thank you
Added by Jay Swenson on Dec 13, 2016 2:05 AM
Richard Horton
RE: What county is
Dawes, Chadron, Nebraska
Added by Richard Horton on Dec 04, 2016 8:34 PM
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