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Paul Maruska (#47586292)
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Bio Photo Paul Maruska has been researching his family ancestral roots since the 1990's. Paul has been a member of since 2002 and has several family trees at Paul has a strong passion for genealogy and recording a families history to be shared with all descendants and future generations.

Paul's family histories & genealogies at
Maruska Family History of Howard/Winneshiek Counties, Iowa
Frantzen Family History of Chickasaw County, Iowa
Ruzicka Family History of Northeast Iowa
Greene Family History of Franconia, Minnesota
Boelter Family History of Sibley County, Minnesota

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e.g. - Photograph courtesy of Paul Maruska, Find A Grave member #47586292 of Margaret Rausch (1861-1919), Find A Grave Memorial# 76188691 (accessed online ?January 201?).


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Messages left for Paul Maruska (49)[Leave Message]
Jean H Vaillancourt
Thank you so much for bringing my duplicate memorial to my attention as well as going to take a replacement picture. I have deleted the duplicate memorial.
Added by Shellorella on Jun 21, 2017 5:04 PM
Robin Barnes
RE: Jan Novak (1809-1882), Find A Grave Memorial# 21320785
Paul, Jan Novak is my husbands great great grandfather. I believe we are related. I have been doing our family history for a few years now. I can't remember what all was mine on the obituary, I think most of it as it was transferred to me. The photo is one in our family book. Dorothy and Cyrus Barnes were Larry's parents.
Added by Robin Barnes on Feb 25, 2017 10:45 AM
gayette riddle
Joe Anderson
Paul....thank you so much for posting the pictures of my grandparents. Oh how much I love them. My heart aches as I write this. My brother, (grandson to Joe) Douglass Addison Sr is buried at Ft. Snelling and died 2/28/08 and my daughter, Kylie Ridde (great granddaughter) is buried at Tewksbury Cemetery in MA. (12/4/83-2/19/84)

Thank you again. Gayette Addison Riddle
Added by gayette riddle on Feb 28, 2016 9:07 AM
Chris Falteisek
John & Veronica Kubicek
Thanks for the transfer of John & Veronica Kubicek. I have added their obituaries & information. I had a very blurry picture of Veronica and added it, but have never seen a picture of John. Your work on findagrave is greatly appreciated. Chris
Added by Chris Falteisek on Sep 26, 2015 12:44 PM
Sharon Fulton
RE: John Alvin Malcomson, Jr # 136968664 Photo Request
Hi Paul

Thanks for letting me know. I was going by his obit in the Lime Springs Herald (Lime Springs, IA), 10 Aug 1939 which says "Burial was at Saratoga".

I guess it's not surprising there is no stone as that was often the case for infants.

I'll remove the request and make a notation of "no marker".

Thanks again.

Added by Sharon Fulton on Sep 24, 2015 7:29 AM
We're all connected
Joseph Spillman
I have added the info in Harold's Bio.
If you live in Wash. St. You can request a obit for him (its free if you live in Wash. St.)
Otherwise they charge, but they will email you a copy. If you are interested I can get the link for you.
Added by We're all connected on Aug 02, 2015 4:14 PM
Nancy Smedley Gleason
Any information on a missing grave?
Hi there! Do you have any record of a Frances Kakac buried at Saratoga Township Cemetery? She was the wife of Joseph Kakac, 1834-1920, #116559958. I just found out that she died in 1930 in Ohio, but was buried in Iowa. The information I found said that she was buried in Cresco, but I think it would make more sense that she was buried with her husband. I am about to order her death certificate, but I thought that I would ask you first, since you've done such a great job documenting the cemetery.
Thanks for any help.

Added by Nancy Smedley Gleason on Feb 27, 2015 5:13 PM
RE: Memorial# 35535248 Anna Wilson Botamer (1880-1929)
Hi Paul,

I have no connection with the Botamer family. Law-Miller Roots did the original memorial. I was working with the North Murray Ridge Cemetery & their records to make all the North Murray Ridge Cemetery memorials as complete as possible.

Added by Linda on Feb 11, 2015 12:27 PM
RE: Buresch surname of Saratoga, Howard Co., Iowa
Hello. I am not related to the Buresh family. Frank & Frances' son who died this past week (Maurice Buresh) attended my church. Frances' maiden name was spelled Dvoracek in Maurice's obituary. Sorry I can't be of much help.
Added by dschumaker24 on Jan 13, 2015 7:16 PM
Leuthner Family
I was happy to add the additional Leuthner information. Let me know if you need me to do anything else.
Added by Devon on Jan 12, 2015 5:17 PM
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