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John Michniak (#48156332)
 member for 1 year, 9 months, 14 days
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Bio Photo My name is John Michniak and I got involved with being a volunteer photographer for Findagrave because I saw the eagerness in my brothers face as he waited daily for someone to accept and fulfill his photo requests. Although I find genealogy to be interesting, I'm not quite as bitten as my brother is.

The hunt to fulfill the photo requests of others gives me a self satisfaction that I am doing my little part in genealogy and also putting a smile on the face of those eagerly waiting photos. It also gives my brother and I something to do together. All in all, it is a good thing and I do enjoy helping in any way I can.

If I accept your photo request, I will do my best to take the best picture possible and in a timely fashion. Just to let you know, as odd as it might seem, I do introduce myself, explain that I am there on behalf of a loved one or someone else who cares about them and is attempting to complete a Memorial for them. I clean the Headstone, take your photo and being Catholic, I do say a couple of Prayers prior to leaving. At all times as I look for and spend time at Grave sites, I use the most respect as possible.

My best always, John Michniak
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 • 5 Memorials Added
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 • 345 Photos
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Dana Cook
Frances Haase
Thank you belatedly for your time and effort in fulfilling my photo request.
Added by Dana Cook on Nov 10, 2014 9:06 AM
Julia Fedishin
Thank You Very Much For the Photograph Of Julia Fedishins Marker. Your Time is greatly appreciated.
Sincerely Sharon
Added by SJK on Aug 25, 2014 5:26 PM
RE: additional photo (McDonough)
Hello! It is unfortunate that no headstone was located, but thank you for looking for Dorothy's memorial! I put in photo requests for the Patrick McDonough memorials I manage - please add the headstone photo to the appropriate memorial as you have time. Thank you so very much for your help, John! ~Arielle
Added by ASmous on Aug 25, 2014 5:19 AM
Cathie S
Rev. Joseph Folta
Once again..thank you for your kindness in obtaining the requested photos. I remember hearing a lot about Rev Folta when I was growing up. He was my grandmother's (father's side) uncle and he actually matched my grandparents for marriage 'back in the day'--I did add a photo of him to the memorial site,but now it is complete with that beautiful headstone. thanks so much
Added by Cathie S on Aug 21, 2014 5:59 AM
RE: Photo for Balicki
If you were in section O that is francizka Balicki. I can Americanize the name. And yes that would be the photo
Added by KAREN T on Aug 19, 2014 7:45 PM
RE: Additional Photo Taken
Thanks for the photo for Gary-why don't you go ahead and create a memorial for his mother and post the photograph and I'll link Gary to her.
Added by GravesScribe on Aug 19, 2014 7:44 PM
Janice Hollandsworth
Remi Balduck
I see Jeff has already left you a thank you but I also appreciate you getting my request. Thanks.
Added by Janice Hollandsworth on Aug 19, 2014 7:15 PM
Jeff Hall
RE: Remi Balduck
Hi John, superb headstone photo photo added for Remi Balduck, WW2 Navy Cross Recipient. Great work in tidying up the stone for photography, it looks great. Yes, please also add the photo for Celina
and I will add an explanation in the bio, I would
guess that he is Remi's brother. Many thanks.
Added by Jeff Hall on Aug 19, 2014 6:53 PM
Gail Campbell Schulte
Genevieve Szpunar Photo
Thank you again!
Added by Gail Campbell Schulte on Aug 19, 2014 4:45 PM
Mt. Olivet Cemetery
Thank you so much for the Steiner grave marker photo. Your volunteer photography and effort is greatly appreciated.

Added by K M on Aug 19, 2014 3:35 PM
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