|Jerry Reiswig-82nd Airborne (#46924896)|
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I live in Sheridan County North Dakota.|
I am a retired farmer.
I was in the Army 82nd Airborne,Fort Bragg,North Carolina 1964-1967.
I am into genealogy for a few yrs.
My family lines are the Reiswig's, Triebwasser's, Henne's & Schaefer's.
A new hobbie is taking photo's of grave markers.
And I will do transferes on request. Anyone can use any photo or info I have posted..
"We are all volunteers on this great site. We do not own the memorials. We are merely caretakers." (-Dr. Andree)
"When the people fear their government, there is tyranny;
When the government fears the people, there is liberty."
"Man is not free unless government is limited." Ronald Reagan.
Words are things; and a small drop of ink
Falling like dew upon a thought, produces
That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.
Lord Byron, (1788-1824)
Happiness keeps you Sweet...Trials keep you Strong...Sorrows keep you Human...Failures keep you Humble...Success keeps you Glowing...But Only Friends and Faith keep you Going.
"Words of Wisdom" sent to me by a Friend.
"Those who take no interest in the deeds of their ancestors are not likely to do anything worthy to be remembered by their descendants."
"The German is like a willow.
No matter which way you bend him,
he will always take root again."
~ Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn
"The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of God stands forever." ~~Isaiah 40:8
THE RECORDING OF A CEMETERY
BY THELMA GREENE REAGAN
Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where others cried
For loved ones whose lives are stilled.
Today our hearts were touched
By graves of tiny babies;
Snatched from the arms of loving kin,
In the heartbreak of the ages.
Today we saw where the grandparents lay
In the last sleep of their time;
Lying under the trees and clouds -
Their beds kissed by the sun and wind.
Today we wondered about an unmarked spot;
Who lies beneath this hollowed ground?
Was it a babe, child, young or old?
No indication could be found.
Today we saw where Mom and Dad lay.
We had been here once before
On a day we'd all like to forget,
But will remember forever more.
Today we recorded for kith and kin
The graves of ancestors past;
To be preserved for generations hence,
A record we hope will last.
Cherish it, my friend; preserve it, my friend,
For stones sometimes crumble to dust
And generations of folks yet to come
Will be grateful for your trust.
WILL AND TESTAMENT
WHEN I DIE I WILL NOT END
THO MY BODY TURNS TO DUST.
I'LL TRAVEL WIDELY THROUGH THE STARS
WITH FEWER CARES, I TRUST.
SO FIND A PLACE TO LAY MY BONES
MY MUSCLE, HAIR, AND SKIN.
THEN PLANT A TREE ATOP MY CHEST
FOR LIFE TO START AGAIN.
LET HER ROOTS ENTWINE MY RIBS
AND TEAR APART MY COFFIN.
IT MATTERS NOT THE LEAST TO ME,
I'LL BE IN HER BRANCHES, LAUGHIN'.
WHEN I'VE PUNCHED MY TIME ON EARTH,
WITH NO MORE NEED OF CLOCKS,
I'LL GO TO FIND THE NEXT NEW ME.
PLANT THIS LAST ME IN A BOX.
By: DIENNA GENTHER - 2005
-Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country.
We (Never) Don't Forget, Germans from Russia.
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|Linda||RE: Maple Creek Cemetery|
You're welcome - happy to help!
Added by Linda on May 22, 2017 11:00 AM
|Melody OC||RE: Cherokee Memorial Park|
You are very welcome, Jerry!
I wanted to get a photo of his wife's headstone, but she is not buried close to him.
Would you be able to call Cherokee Memorial Park: 209 334-9613 or, send an email to: email@example.com and get the plot location for me?
Also, if there are other memorials that you need to be updated with plot locations/photos ... please, get in touch with the cemetery and get the information.
I love helping you out! :)
|D Clark||RE: Alford Cemetery|
You're welcome Jerry. I'm glad I could help.
Added by D Clark on May 16, 2017 10:04 PM
|TLilly||RE: East Lawn Memorial Park|
You're very welcome Jerry. Glad I could be of assistance.
Added by TLilly on May 14, 2017 8:13 PM
|Marcia (MacRae) Solberg||RE: Warner Cemetery|
Glad to be able to help
|Linda Claxton 💕||RE: Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery|
You're very welcome.
|Karyn Taylor Couch||RE: Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery|
you are so welcome anytime.
|Penny Botcher||RE: Amana Cemetery|
You're welcome. I'm guessing we're related somehow...my mother was an Aman. Her parents were Fred and Lydia - Just wondering what the connection is, if you're willing to share.
|Brian Backes||RE: Mandan Union Cemetery|
You're very welcome Jerry. Glad I could help out.
|DeeAnn||RE: Jerome Cemetery|
My pleasure to help. God bless you. DeeAnn
Added by DeeAnn on Apr 13, 2017 8:56 PM
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