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Topeka Tom (#47257078)
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Bio Photo I don't transfer to memorial collectors!! If that is you, don't expect a response!!!!!


Many people are studying their family history to find medical information. Among the conditions that are thought hereditary and at least partly preventable or treatable are depression, diabetes, kidney disease, hypertension, heart disease, and cancer. Omitting medical information is not polite, IMHO.

I found a statement about links that perfectly expresses my own beliefs. I'm posting it with permission.--------------------------
Let's help the next family member or researcher that visits a memorial by adding all the family links that we know. When family members are not linked, it makes the next person do the research all over again. Also, if we have the information, let's use it before it is forgotten.I also believe that family links make this site easier to use. The easier it is to use, the more it will be used and the better it will get.
Melaney Shaum---------------------------

My number of memorials managed is increasing because I apparently am the succession plan for a few contributors, at least partially. I don't mind, it's easy to maintain memorials.
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Roberta Walker-Reser
Duplicate Memorial
Hi Tom, about a year ago accidently created a duplicate memorial you already have for Mary J Combes #127982726 - My duplicate is for Mary J "Mollie" Reynolds # 159663395 (my grandmother). At the time I created my memorial I was unable to gather all facts on her married names ie I only knew her as "Mollie" later I discovered her name was Mary and Mollie was nickname. Never-the-less I realize I may have to delete my memorial unless you can merge or over look my mistake and save me a lot of work which I would love and appericate very much if you could do that. Hoping to hear back soon, Mrs.Roberta Walker-Reser Member profile # 47392879
Added by Roberta Walker-Reser on Feb 16, 2017 7:14 AM
Teresa Germann-Garside
Neta Waller 173002474
Hello first thank you for adding my Aunt and Uncle Neta and Clifford Waller. If you would please I would like to request the transfer of my Aunt Neta 173002474
so that I may manage her memorial and link her with her family.
Secondly I can't find an obit. for her and was wondering if you would be of help to finding it if possible as I live in Florida? I believe her funeral arrangements were through Roberts-Blue-Barnett.
Thank you for your consideration of my request and your dedication to F.A.G.!

Added by Teresa Germann-Garside on Feb 10, 2017 9:17 PM
Deb Kern
Are you still maintaining the graves?
I've sent you several amendments needed for a grave for some time now and no response. Hoping you are well and still doing this. If not, I'd be happy to take the grave of my ancestor. Thank you!
Added by Deb Kern on Feb 08, 2017 10:03 AM
Carrie Nordstrom
I added the Cook County death record to Carrie Nordstrom's memorial and changed the date of death to match the death record information as you suggested. Grave markers are sometimes wrong.

Do you have a personal interest in her? Or perhaps like me you are finding useful work to do on Find A Grave even though the people are not my family.

Kem Wefer
Added by Reader2 on Jan 03, 2017 1:24 AM
Scott McManimen
RE: Josephine J. Paulauski Dykton
Name: Josephine Paulausky
[Josephine Judith Dykton]
[Josephine Dykton]
SSN: 332095024
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 8 Feb 1917
Birth Place: Phoenix, Illinois
[Harvey Cook, Illinois]
Death Date: 1 Jun 2005
Father: William Paulausky
Mother: Anna Kasauski
Type of Claim: Original SSN.
Notes: Dec 1936: Name listed as JOSEPHINE PAULAUSKY; Jan 1960: Name listed as JOSEPHINE JUDITH DYKTON; : Name listed as JOSEPHINE J DYKTON
Added by Scott McManimen on Dec 27, 2016 10:43 PM
Scott McManimen
RE: Josephine J. Paulauski Dykton
Josephine J. (nee Paulauski), age 86, Richton Park resident, formerly of Chicago's Roseland neighborhood, beloved wife of the late Joseph J. Dykton , loving mother of Judith J. (late Edward E.) Radzik, grandmother of Gene (Irem Bacak), Mike (Kelly Patrick) and Steve (Kimberly Bailey) Radzik, great-grandmother of Cody Michael Radzik and Jeffrey Patrick, sister of Joanne (late Sylvester) Wujcik, Virginia ( Joseph ) Sled, John (Emily) Paulauski and the late Ann (late Steve) Kubis, Stella (late John) Orytl, Helen (late Henry) Szuflita, William (Tina) Paulauski, sister-in-law of Mary Dykton , Ann (late Martin) Aklinski, Emily (late Frank) Maslowicz, Josephine (late Joseph ) Pavola, Helen (late Zigmund) Tokarz, John (late Helen) and Ben (late Ann) Dykton , loving aunt of many nieces and nephews, dearest friend and member of the La De Da's for over 60 years, Mary Mion, Della Novak, Margaret Lobbia, Frances Orsag, Harriet Javor, Gertrude Jankus, Irene Bartak and the late Reggie DeMuri and Helen Nydam. Member of St. Lawrence O'Toole Young at Heart Club. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St., (US Rte. 30, 3 blks. E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights, on Friday, from 3 to 8 p.m. Funeral Saturday, 9:15 a.m., to St. Lawrence O'Toole Church, Matteson. Mass 10 a.m. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708-481-9230
Added by Scott McManimen on Dec 27, 2016 10:39 PM
Scott McManimen
RE: Josephine J. Paulauski Dykton
Paulauski, John C. Beloved husband Emelia "Emily" Paulauski (nee Grabiec); loving father of Carmen Paulauski and Lee Anne (Rick) Widmer; proud grandfather of Rebecca, Ryan and Lauren Widmer; dear brother of Joan (the late Sylvester) Wujcik, Virginia (the late Joseph ) Sled, the late Anne (the late Steve) Kubis, Stella (the late John Ortyl, Helen (the late Hank) Szuflita, William (Therese) Paulauski, and Josephine (the late Joseph ) Dykton ; numerous nieces and nephews. Donations to St. Benedict Church would be appreciated. Funeral Monday, 9:30 AM from the Hickey Memorial Chapel 2429 W. 127th Street, Blue Island to St. Benedict Church, 10 AM Mass. Interment St. Casimir Cemetery. Visitation Sunday, 2-8 PM. 708-388-1636
Added by Scott McManimen on Dec 27, 2016 10:36 PM
Kathy G.
Brooks family
Hi Tom, you sent me information on Alva and Ollie Brooks but also on Rosa Brooks Boyd. Are you related in any way? Alva was my first cousin and Rosa was my great aunt.
Added by Kathy G. on Dec 10, 2016 3:16 PM
Gloria Rodrigues
#84190432 Nellie Rickard Walker
Is Nellie Rickard Walker buried in Laupahoehoe Beach Cemetery or Honokaa Seventh Day Adventist Church Cemetery? There is a memorial in both for her.

Mahalo, G
Added by Gloria Rodrigues on Oct 27, 2016 12:31 AM
Gloria Rodrigues
# 84639032 Mrs. Adolph Husmann
If this headstone is really Mrs. Adolph Husmann not Mr. Then this is probably his first wife, Emma Luika Makaalu.

Aloha, G
Added by Gloria Rodrigues on Oct 24, 2016 2:07 AM
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