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Hi there,
Noticed there are 2 entries for this person.would you please remove one. Thanks.
Added by GRAY LADY on Apr 05, 2017 9:04 AM
R Timm
Olga Birk bio
Longtime Mankato resident Olga Birk, 88, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 1992, at Oaklawn Health Care Center in Mankato, where she had lived for six and a half years.
Services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Mankato, the Rev. Dale Redlin officiating. Burial will be in Pilgrimís Rest Cemetery.
Visitation will be 3 to 7 p.m. today at the Mankato Mortuary and one hour before services at the church.
Mrs. Birk was born Feb. 10, 1903, in Elba, Wis., to Otto and Elizabeth (Sennhenn) Berndt. Prior to her marriage she was employed by the Hugo Shirt Factory in Mankato. She married Erick A. Birk June 1, 1926, in Mankato. She has been a resident of Blue Earth County since 1926. She was a homemaker and member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. She enjoyed gardening, quilting and crocheting.
She is survived by two sons and their wives, Arthur and Lorraine Birk of rural Mankato, and Walter and Phyllis Birk of Winona; two daughters, Friedella Mosher of rural Mankato and Verna Schoenrock of New Richland; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a nephew and niece. She was preceded in death by her husband and two brothers.

From Mankato Free Press
Added by R Timm on Mar 31, 2017 4:52 PM
biever, Anna
Hi I am not sure if you created this memorial but it is listed twice. Would it be possible for you please remove the one without the photo? thanks
Added by GRAY LADY on Feb 26, 2017 3:09 PM
June Marcus
John C Chase/ Abigail D Ash
Hi ,
Would it be possible for you to transfer my ancestors to me on Find A Grave
My 2x Gr Grandparents

John C Chase #13337353

Abigail D Ash Chase #13337351

I am June Marcus #46877083

Thank you
June Marcus
Added by June Marcus on Feb 22, 2017 5:30 PM
Dana Cook
How do I make the link for a memorial so you just have to click their name?
Added by Dana Cook on Feb 21, 2017 4:30 PM
Vernon Center Cemetery photo requests
I notice that you are missing a few photos from the Vernon Center Cemetery. I believe I can help you with most of those, except Lester Brod who, according to V.C. Cemetery Records is not buried there.
Emma Mack is buried next to her first husband, Elmer Herrlich.
Valdah Meyer is buried on Lot 69, Section B next to Harley J. Spence. The headstone for that lot has both names on it.
According to cemetery records, Clara Hill apparently is buried on Lot 17 in Section 1. There is a small stone with "Clara A" on the top of it and she is also mentioned on the side of the J.H. Thew stone (very hard to read).
Lewis Pahl's stone was gone for awhile, but was reset in 2016. It has several pictures on it now. Clinton Peterson has a small stone next to Charlene Peterson in Section C, Lot 1.
Georgiana Rew's stone is flat and has sunk into the ground a bit so it's hard to see on Lot 2, Block 4.
Added by Anonymous on Feb 20, 2017 1:41 PM
Fred Sanford
109809846 and 13151684
same markers...
just saying, Fred
Added by Fred Sanford on Dec 10, 2016 11:39 PM
Lynn Osman
Joseph Stencel Addendum
Found a Family tree in Ancestry that looks like good information.

Added by Lynn Osman on Oct 08, 2016 9:46 PM
Lynn Osman
Correction for Joseph Stencel
First of all, thank you for doing this work. I love Find A Grave and appreciate your help.

In researching Frank Stencel, Find A Grave Memorial# 23967237, there is a son, Joseph, Find A Grave Memorial# 43795455, linked to him. When I researched Joseph using the information in his Find A Grave, I discovered his parents are Frans and Caroline Stinsel. There is an 1880 census, among other records, for Joseph.


Frank Stencel was married to Johanna Hojenski and there is another 1880 census with them and their children.


Joseph is not in this 1880 census. There is also a Passenger List showing Joseph with his parents, Franak and Caroline.


And a 1910 Census showing Joseph's brother, Vincent.

I think Joseph belongs to Frank J Stencel, Find A Grave Memorial# 23967240. What are your thoughts?
Added by Lynn Osman on Oct 08, 2016 9:24 PM
R Timm
Walter Affolter Bio
Longtime Salets Department Store employee Walter H. Affolter, 88, of Mankato died Tuesday, July 31, 2001, at Immanuel St. Josephís Hospital.
Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Mankato with the Rev. Paul Nolting officiating. Burial is in Pilgrimís Rest Cemetery.
Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Mankato Mortuary and continues one hour before services Saturday at the church. Memorials are preferred to Immanuel Lutheran Church Memorial Fund or donorís choice.
Mr. Affolter was born June 11, 1913, to Emil and Maria (Klingberg) Affolter in Mankato. He graduated from Mankato High School in 1931 and attended Dunwoody Institute and the University of Minnesota for two years. He married Clara Schueler on August 23, 1942, at Immanuel Lutheran Church and served in the U.S. Army in 1943. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and the National Honor Society. His hobbies included gardening.
Mr. Affolter is survived by his wife; three sons, Ronald and his special friend, Kathleen Black, and John, all of Mankato, and Donald and his wife, Sharon, of Eden Prairie; one daughter, Constance of Minneapolis; two grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a brother, two half-brothers and a half-sister.
Added by R Timm on Sep 08, 2016 9:24 AM
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