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Karen Valentine (#20413445)
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Bio Photo I have been intrigued by true crime stories since I read "In Cold Blood" as a teenager. My crime library now stuffs two 8-foot bookcases. The saying that "truth is stranger than fiction" is definitely factual. The peculiarity of human nature defies even the most talented mystery fiction writer. Within the past few years, I've embarked on a quest to find as many famous crime locations and graves as I can, sometimes building entire vacations around them. I now have eight large photo albums filled with crime-related sites from coast to coast. My friends and family think I'm a little nutty, and maybe I am. But, for someone like me, so harmless that I capture moths that fly in the house and set them free outside, the notion that there are human beings who can plot to kill innocent people without remorse is endlessly fascinating. I enjoy contributing to Findagrave and will continue to do so, as long as there are crimes to explore. With the way the world is, I doubt I'll ever run low of material. ** ALERT!! ** I have had a book published called, "The Crime Buff's Guide To Outlaw Pennsylvania." I've written it in conjunction with best-selling true crime author, Ron Franscell. It's available now on Amazon, B&N, and most other book-selling websites.
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Sue Crouthamel
Joann Katrinak
Please read the book "Convenient Suspect" before you believe any of this obituary. Patricia Rorrer was framed and is innocent of this crime. Look more closely at Andy Katrinak; he knows more than he's admitting to.
Added by Sue Crouthamel on Oct 09, 2017 12:09 PM
Bernie Levy
Not yet photo'd
Many of my close relatives -- surnames LEVY & KAUDERER mainly -- are buried at Roosevelt Cemetery on the Philly line in Trevose, PA. Very few are in findagrave. Do you live in/near Philly; can you photo some more? I was born & raised in Philly but now live in Illinois.
Added by Bernie Levy on May 04, 2017 9:00 AM
JDH
Wrong picture
At memorial #8500091 Michael Baulch you have a photo of the marker for his brother Marvin.

Thanks.
Added by JDH on May 09, 2016 9:55 AM
Chris Haussmann
James Eugene Glass
Thanks for the pics. The grave of James Eugene Glass, it shows 1956-1971. But he died already in 1970. So is his one ?
Added by Chris Haussmann on May 25, 2014 3:22 AM
Abby Kay
Black Dahlia
Karen,
Sorry I bothered you. The location popped up when I enlarged the image.
Abby
Added by Abby Kay on Mar 01, 2014 3:29 AM
Abby Kay
Black Dahlia
Karen,
Love your contributions.
Was wondering where the memorial marker for the Black Dahlia that you added to her memorial was located?
Are you working on Gacy's unidentified victims?
Abby
Added by Abby Kay on Mar 01, 2014 3:19 AM
JJ Hitt
Dean Corll victim misidentified.
Found this about the Michael and Billy Baulch.
Turns out they misidentified some of the remains.

http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?section=news/local&id=7946831
Added by JJ Hitt on Jan 14, 2014 7:33 AM
Ty Reeves
James Eugene Glass
Could you please link James Eugene Glass to his parent's memorials?

Ima Cobb Glass 49814929
Willie Edwin Glass 49814504

Thank you,
Ty
Added by Ty Reeves on Oct 02, 2013 6:12 PM
Ty Reeves
Baulch Family
Could you please link Billy Gene Baulch, Jr. & Michael Anthony Baulch to their parents memorials?

Billy Gene Baulch, Sr. 68406806
Maggie Jane Cox Baulch 68404842

Thank you,
Ty
Added by Ty Reeves on Oct 02, 2013 5:36 PM
bill donegan
Baulch Brothers
I was wondering if you could find out the birthdays or at least the birth month of the Baulch brothers (Billy Gene and Michael Anthony) so I can have a memorial Mass for both of them. Thank you. Elaine
Added by bill donegan on Jul 17, 2013 9:37 AM
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