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Sonia Sanchez Galarza (#47848895)
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Bio Photo I have always loved to visit cemeteries and thought it was a little weird until I found this website. Visiting a cemetary satisfies many of my favorite hobbies: plants ( Whenever I go, I walk around watering plants that people leave for their loved ones but are unable to come back and take care of), photography, and history. I especially like to visit old cemeteries to take pictures of the elaborate monuments. I'm really happy to discover there are thousands of you out there that feel the same.

I try to put as much information as I can find on the internet with each memorial and also try to include the source. Feel free to use any pictures of headstones and grave markers that I have uploaded on your family websites or Ancestry,com.

Every man's life is a fairy tale written by God's fingers. ~ Hans C. Andersen
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International Museum of Surgical Science
Added by Algae on Jul 25, 2017 6:07 AM
Sharry Blazier
RE: Edward Schumm edit
Good timing, then! Thanks again!
Added by Sharry Blazier on Jun 27, 2017 12:02 PM
Sharry Blazier
Edward Schumm edit
Whoa, that was fast!!! Thank you so much!
Added by Sharry Blazier on Jun 27, 2017 10:53 AM
RE: Henry Budde
Thanks Sonia. Nice of you to let me know.

Added by Saratoga on May 03, 2017 3:39 PM
Henry Budde
Thanks for the information Sonia, but I can't find which St. Peter's cemetery it is. His death record says he was buried in Niles Center Cemetery, but may have been moved. There are numerous St. Peter's, but none in Cook County.

Added by Saratoga on May 03, 2017 2:57 PM
Edward Rowlance
Harriet Breckenridge
Sonia, thanks for pointing out my error about the location of Harriet Breckenridge's grave. I have created a memorial for her at Memorial Park Cemetery as you pointed out.

Ed Rowlance
Added by Edward Rowlance on May 03, 2017 9:02 AM
Lois Fryndej
Cresentia Matthei
Thank you so much for the work you do to provide others with info about family members. I had wanted to ask if you could change the info on my great aunt Cresentia MAtthei. You have listed as her father being Joseph Weinberger. Actually my great grandfather was Joseph Eiberger, he lived in niles center Illinois. Also the family is buried at St. Peter's Catholic Cemetary in Skokie. Thank you and I appreciate you help.
Added by Lois Fryndej on Apr 02, 2017 9:16 AM
Near death speaker Vincent Genna in April
Added by Algae on Mar 18, 2017 6:50 AM
sara barnes
Nicholas Moffatt Bagley
Just a note. The memorial, #144479629, you entered in Apr 2015 for Nicholas Bagley is a duplicate of number 22691270 entered Nov 6, 2007. Thanks
Added by sara barnes on Jan 29, 2017 6:11 AM
Pat Hauenstein
RE: Gr. Aunt Maggie
it is Memorial number 101597178
Margaret A. Flanagan Beseler
your flowers are just beautiful that you put there, that was so thoughtful. I do not know if her son had children, her daughter stayed single and no children and was a teacher. I never knew all the family for they were gone before I was born most of them but Maggie is sister to my Gr. grandfather John Flanagan/Flanigan
Thank you so much, Patricia Hauenstein
Added by Pat Hauenstein on Jan 07, 2017 3:39 PM
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