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Bill Kapaun (#47698263)
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Bio Photo I grew up in Coeur d' Alene, Idaho and attended St. Thomas & IHM for 10 years.
I lived right behind St. Thomas church, leaving in 1967.
I currently live in Albany, OR.

Have added over 600 new St. Thomas memorials from the May 2012 "shoot". Also added about 700 marker pictures to existing memorials.
Many of the St. Thomas pictures I've added were supplied by Jim Makovec (of Idaho Jims used books) and also, many were supplied by Mike Ransom.
Thanks for the help shooting the cemetery guys!

Jim Makovec is the person that originally "inventoried" the cemetery in 1996, with his then, young daughter.

Mike Ransom runs the website and is/will be an invaluable source for local family genealogy.

Rob Minteer has transferred (6-15-2012) his 1300+ names into my care, so I'll be better able to link families together etc. THANKS for your work Rob!

Thanks to ALL 3 of these guys!

I've also had a few memorials transferred to me from Collen Turnbow English and Michael Young.

IF you have a better picture, please use it and I'll delete mine.

If you have corrections or links to family members, PLEASE submit them. I want to be as "complete" as I can.

Transfer requests for your family members are gladly given. (less for me to edit etc.)
HOWEVER- If I feel you just "collect" memorials and expend little effort to contribute to FAG, I'll probably deny a transfer.
I'm more than willing to add links or bios, so use the Edit Tab.

For my family members, please be more closely related, younger or more enthusiastic than me.

Picture credit:
I don't want my pictures used for commercial use, such as etc. Without giving me credit!
I took them for free and don't want to see someone else profit from my work. IF they charge others to see them, please make it obvious THEY don't OWN them.

For non commercial use, feel free to use them. A picture credit to me would be appreciated, but not necessary.

In the case of my demise, please transfer all my memorials to-
Mike Ransom (#47733418)
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 • 977 Memorials Added
 • 2,369 Memorials Managed
 • 6 Memorials/Week
 • 4,076 Photos
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Thank you so much for the transfers. I will take very good care of them. -- Teresa
Added by amtsunshine on Jan 19, 2015 4:48 PM
Lorna Kappel
Schillreff 32945906
I transferred my memorial 65181798 of Shillreff to you because it has the photo attached. Perhaps you can transfer it to your memorial.
Added by Lorna Kappel on Jan 15, 2015 2:21 PM
Brian Backes
Evelyn Meyer
Thank you for letting me know about the birth date error for her. I have made the correction.

Added by Brian Backes on Jan 09, 2015 10:17 PM
Thanks Bill. I deleted Whalen.
Added by aisxray on Jan 03, 2015 7:42 PM
Thanks Bill..I think I made the corrections right. You might check though...Thanks for watching my back!
Added by aisxray on Jan 01, 2015 7:56 AM
Linda McClure Wiley
Ella M. harris #28786228
Sent you an email message--it bounced. You took the gravestone picture on this memorial. On your original can you read the writing--I can't make it out on the memorial photo. This may be a "missing" person in my McClure line. Thanks for any info.
Added by Linda McClure Wiley on Dec 02, 2014 9:24 PM
I even duplicate myself.
Added by aisxray on Nov 20, 2014 9:42 AM
M and C
William E Reinhart
Thank you so much for the head's up. I added his cemetery information, so his record is more complete. Thanks again! :-)
Added by M and C on Nov 14, 2014 2:22 PM
Vivian Wolfe.
Yep! Sometimes things just work out!
Added by aisxray on Nov 11, 2014 2:18 PM
Penny Lee
Luise V Fankhauser Wingert
I left it as Luise because that is the way the Washington Death Index and the gravestone have it. Added a note to bio about the 2 spellings. Penny
Added by Penny Lee on Nov 07, 2014 8:13 AM
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