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Loren Bender (#47060026)
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Bio Photo I am a retired businessman who enjoys genealogy as a hobby. I find that genealogy and "Find a grave" go hand in hand and its easy to do both at the same time and both are very rewarding.In adding Memorials for those in my family I have added memorials for many non-relatives in hope that it will help others as others have helped me. If I've submitted a relative of yours and you would like it transferred to you, just ask. I live in the Omaha metro area and thats where most of my photos were taken.Researching Bender, Ausdemore,Hittner, German,Ternus, Bockholt, Hatzenbuehler, Kramer, Wickelman and many others. Most of My family came from Germany in the Mid 1800s and settled in the North Eastern Nebraska German farming comunities and spread from there.In my research if I run across a grave of someone in the Military that is Killed in Action they get special attention and i try to find out as much as i can about them and put it on the Memorial. We owe it to these Heros and they should not be forgotten.I authorize anyone to use my photos for any reason."Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you." ~~~Princess Diana
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RE: Matthew Schimer
My pleasure.
Added by Sparty on Oct 13, 2016 7:30 PM
RE: Matthew Schimer
My pleasure.
Added by Sparty on Oct 13, 2016 7:30 PM
CPL Elmer P Olander
CPL Elmer P Olander
Find A Grave Memorial# 83677915

If you call Acacia Park Cemetery and Mausoleum at 773-625-7800 and:
1. Ask if your photo request person has a headstone / grave marker.
2. If there is a headstone / grave marker ask for the section, block, lot and grave number.
3. If you send that information to me, Susan (#48964989) I will go there and fulfill your photo request. Of course any other Find A Grave volunteer can also fulfill your request if you then add the headstone location information to your photo request page.
Good Luck.
Added by Susan on Oct 12, 2016 8:57 PM
Jim Godfrey
RE: Raul Estrada
any time
Added by Jim Godfrey on Sep 30, 2016 4:44 PM
Kasal Family
I am trying to locate some in the Kasal family that contacted me a couple of months ago wanted to know how we are relative. My GGGrandmother Anna Kasal is a daughter of James Kasal and Mary Prohaska. I believe who every was trying to contact me is from Iowa and I no have the answers to your question as you family came from
Vlasta Marie Kasal-Lincoln-1892-1960
Matej{Matt}1859-1937 & Josephine Francl-1870-1956 Kasal
James Vaclau Kasal-1828-1920- Mary Prohaska 1834-1900 from Bohomia or Chez

I would like to talk with you on information about the family.

Karen Gebhart 785-502-5082 in Salina, KS 67401
Added by Karen on Sep 26, 2016 2:12 PM
RE: Carl and Caroline Rozmas
It was my pleasure!
Added by SRGF on Sep 24, 2016 4:15 PM
Sylvia Hilderbrand
RE: What you can do to help
Where would you like me to send the obits, Find A Grave or your email?

Added by Sylvia Hilderbrand on Sep 22, 2016 4:15 PM
Sylvia Hilderbrand
RE: Payne
OK, I've been looking through some of my records and I found an obit for James Lewis Payne, 19 years old with his picture. He is the one that died in the plane with his crew.

I have a list of other men, from the Bridgeport area, that lost their lives in war.

Let me know what I can help with, I have been through all of the Bridgeport Newspapers from 1900 and working on 1952.

Added by Sylvia Hilderbrand on Sep 22, 2016 12:28 AM
Sylvia Hilderbrand
Payne Family
James Leonard Payne also died in the line of duty. James died in the battle fields of St. Mihiel in France - September 15, 1918.

Anyway let me know how I can help.

Added by Sylvia Hilderbrand on Sep 21, 2016 11:23 PM
Sylvia Hilderbrand
RE: Payne
Loren, what do you need for your research? I have the obit for Lee and some information on the family. I would be glad to share.

Added by Sylvia Hilderbrand on Sep 21, 2016 11:05 PM
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