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SixthSense (#46523051)
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Bio Photo This is me, at age 1, playing in the cemetery. Click the picture for an enlarged view. I am sooo cute!!!

If you are interested in "White Bronze" or zinc monuments, I have published a book of photos of them in the Chicago area. You can check it out at

While researching our family tree, we browsed the old photo albums we found tons of pictures taken at the family cemeteries. My first "cemetery" photo was taken when I was about 1 month old at Glen Oak Cemetery in Hillside, IL. My grandfather had just passed away and we visited every week. I remember my mom telling the story that I was playing in my sandbox making little piles of sand. She asked what I was doing and I replied "Making graves!"

My oldest daughter kids around that I talk to dead people, thus the name "SixthSense".

In all honesty, I wanted to be a mortician but I married, divorced and raised two beautiful daughters instead.

Cemeteries have always fascinated me, and this is a great way to display some of the beautiful headstones as well as to remember those who left us, often much too soon. Inspired by "Tombstoner", I have begun adding burials of people that I have not know personally, but have found their monument unusual, their obituary interesting, and most important... I want them to be honored here. If I have added someone that you wanted to add, please let me know. I meant no offense and I will gladly remove my entry so that you can add it yourself.
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Susan Lawson
Rachel Bias Bledsoe
Hi. I see you left a flower on my great great grandmother's find a grave site. Thank you. I am just wondering if we are related in some way. I found your introduction of yourself interesting and can relate to some of it personally and so could some of my daughters. That is why I am wondering if we may be related. Thank you if you can give me isome input.
Susan Lawson, Huntington, WV
Added by Susan Lawson on Apr 02, 2017 9:03 AM
Walter Horsky
Thank you for the transfer!
Added by SJGenealogy on Oct 28, 2015 3:29 PM

Found John Landers(unfortunately, most likely not my 3G-Grandfather) in your virtual cemetery. Your narrative made me curious, which led to the website for the current version of this union:

They may not know of this section in the cemetery and they may have more info for you.

Added by KNMacDonald on Aug 07, 2015 4:56 PM
Barbara Samans
Theatrical Protective union Chicago
Lynn Email at and I can send you some info regarding this if u r still interested
Re MIlton C Bowers find a grave
Added by Barbara Samans on Feb 05, 2015 11:45 PM
RE: Fred Dreyer Memorial
I have a hunch that Fred was a son of Julius William & Augusta Roggentin Dreyer; the husband of Lucille McManus & the father of Phyllis Dreyer Shipp & Wayne E Dreyer. Can you confirm this info? If you can, I will add it to the memorial. Lucille's mother was Olive Steenbergen, one of my cousins.
Added by Grace on May 04, 2014 6:42 PM
Mia Houghton
Roy Earl Grosskopf
Information added
Added by Mia Houghton on Nov 22, 2013 1:17 PM
Christine Rea
Julius Schultz and Schultz family
I am working on the Schultz family and am visiting for a couple more days here in Chicago. Thank you for the photo and info on Julius. I will ask one of the kids about the what is printed on the tombstone and get back to you.

Christine Rea
Added by Christine Rea on Sep 19, 2013 5:49 PM
Phil Roos
William A Foust
William Alonzo Foust's tombstone gives a death date in 1935, yet he is still listed in the 1940 Census. The 1940 census still shows him with his wife Norma and still working as a movie censor. Any thoughts?
Added by Phil Roos on Mar 22, 2013 6:49 PM
Nancy Eliason Walker
Merrill G. Skinner
Thanks for linking Merrill to his family. Nancy Walker
Added by Nancy Eliason Walker on Mar 20, 2013 4:41 PM
Bill Ewaniuk
Hello this is Bill Ewaniuk and wanted to let you know that I sent you a email or you can email me at bigbillmrbill @ gmail . com
Added by Bill Ewaniuk on Oct 15, 2012 12:11 PM
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