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BR. (#48261558)
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Bio Photo I have been a cemetery enthusiast most of my life and kept it hidden from everyone else for a long time till I found others who share the same passion towards cemeteries as i do. I'm part of a cemetery restoration team. I enjoy cemeteries for the history,art work of the headstones and the peacefulness.
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Asta23
Ted Kelm Jr.
I am waiting for the email response form two ancestry members whom I contacted recently, but I don't know if they will be able to provide any info. If I get a new lead I will share it with you.
Ted had a house on 226 N. Taylor Ave, and his last address: 1415 W. Mound Rd. is, I think, an extended care facility also in the area.
I see on the map that there are two cemeteries close to his former house address: Graceland and Fairlawn.
Thanks again for your involvement in my search!
I greatly appreciate it.
Agnes

Added by Asta23 on Apr 20, 2016 3:24 PM
Asta23
Ted Kelm Jr.
Lutheran cemetery stated in the memorial is only a possibility.(I made a note of it in the memorial)I have created this memorial (#154565909) initially with the cemetery in Harristown (where his wife is buried). Yesterday after seeing your message I changed burial place to "unknown" but the system wouldn't allow me to enter the request for search and photo with a suggestion where to look. I had to enter an actual cemetery name in order to be able to create a request for further search.
So - yes - it's him, but we are still searching. Sorry for the confusion. I appreciate your response and your effort. Agnes
Added by Asta23 on Apr 17, 2016 11:08 AM
Asta23
Theodore Kelm Jr.
Thank you very much for checking into Theodore's burial site. We assumed he was interned with his wife but looks like we were wrong. Two other options in Decatur are: St. John's Lutheran cemetery (he was brought up a protestant) and Graceland/Fairlawn cemetaries which were close to his home in Decatur. I will try to check with both over the phone. If you are in the area sometime and you could check into it I will appreciate it very much. I have no idea if there will be a stone.
Added by Asta23 on Apr 17, 2016 12:04 AM
Mountain Traveler
RE: R W Lynne Griffiths
You went the 2nd mile! Thanks!
Added by Mountain Traveler on Apr 15, 2016 2:51 PM
Mountain Traveler
R W Lynne Griffiths
Boy that marker must have been hard to find!! Thank you so much for that photo. It is much appreciated. You might want to look at it again as your computer spit out triplet photos on the memorial #70493131

Your time to do this was much appreciated.
Added by Mountain Traveler on Apr 15, 2016 2:00 PM
Patti Knight Sedillo
Emanuel Davis
Thank you so much for trying to find a headstone for him. I guess he probably never had one. I really appreciate your efforts!
Added by Patti Knight Sedillo on Apr 15, 2016 1:59 PM
Pamela Kohl Spetla
Richard & Matilda Williams
Again, THANK YOU BR. for all your hard work! Great Pic's! Pam
Added by Pamela Kohl Spetla on Aug 20, 2015 2:50 PM
Pamela Kohl Spetla
Ann Powell Warner
Ditto for Ann....lol... Thanks again, Pam
Added by Pamela Kohl Spetla on Aug 19, 2015 10:57 PM
Pamela Kohl Spetla
Hugh Warner
BR - I am so sorry.... just found Find A Grave email with you full-filling a photo request! Thank you so much for taking the time to help our family with our tree. We appreciate it very much! Pam
Added by Pamela Kohl Spetla on Aug 19, 2015 10:42 PM
JW Hocker
Thank you!
Thank you so much for adding the photo to the memorial for my cousin Mary Crum Stickel nee Hocker.

Jerry Hocker
Chicago
Added by JW Hocker on Aug 05, 2015 10:14 PM
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