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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?).


e.g. - Photograph courtesy of Paul Maruska, family tree: "Maruska Family History of Howard and Winneshiek Counties, Iowa" of Margaret Rausch (1861-1919), burial marker photographs (accessed ?January 201?).

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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
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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
Steve Carlson
Henry Koeneke
Thank you for the updated information.
Added by Steve Carlson on Jan 03, 2015 2:13 PM
Martin W Johnson
maruska & frantzen biographies
you probably have the following biographies in vol. II of 1919 history of chickasaw & howard co., iowa = J. J. FRANTZEN PAGE 74 AND F. J. MARUSKA PAGE 256.
Added by Martin W Johnson on Jan 02, 2015 10:59 PM
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