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R Timm
Dora Backhaus bio
Services for Dora M. Backhaus, 76, 370 Hensonshire Drive, Mankato, who died Monday, Jan. 18, 1988, at Immanuel-St. Josephís Hospital, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Mankato, the Rev. L. Dale Redlin and the Rev. Thomas Schuetze officiating. Burial will be in Pilgrimís Rest Cemetery.
Visitation is 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and one hour before services Friday at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Mankato Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
Miss Backhaus was born Aug. 1, 1911, in Mankato, to Carl K. and Anna (Fahrenkamp) Backhaus. She was a lifetime resident of Mankato, serving as a housekeeper for her father before going to work at Kahler Hotel. She later worked as a cook at Immanuel School before retiring in 1980. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and its womenís auxiliary.
She is survived by two sisters, Nora Grant and Martha E. Backhaus of Mankato; three nieces, Marilyn (Mrs. Bernard) Scheurer and Rose (Mrs. Thomas) Goettl of Mankato and Barbara (Mrs. Clinton) Gunderson of Kasota; a nephew, Dean Lavitschke of Mankato; and 43 grandnieces and grandnephews.

From Mankato Free Press
Added by R Timm on Mar 18, 2017 4:12 PM
Brian Backes
Mary Brecht photo request
Hi, I added a photo to Mary Brecht's memorial. The photo is of her husband's two markers. His name is on the larger marker and also the smaller marker to the right. There is no marker for Mary next to his, so her grave appears to be unmarked.

Best regards, Brian
Added by Brian Backes on Aug 13, 2016 7:18 PM
S Berg
Eltern Theobald Scheibel at St. John's Catholic Cemetery
Hello BWL,
The Scheibel family at St. John's Cemetery is of French origin from the German speaking Alsace region of Eastern France.
The word 'Eltern' above Theobald Scheibel's name is not his first name but refers in the Old High German language to his family status which would equate to 'Elder' or 'Senior' in the English language.
I have linked him to one of his sons, Theobald Scheibel Jr. who is buried with his family at Bennett Valley Cemetery in Santa Rosa, Ca.
I wanted to contact you and explain this before applying for an edit to change his name.
The name on this memorial,(#68256363)should be:
Theobald Scheibel Sr.
Thank you,
Steve/ Santa Rosa, Ca
Added by S Berg on May 17, 2015 6:21 PM
John G. Hall
Memorial #62124608

Presently Iím working on a USCT Face book Page & would like to include your photo. Youíll be given full credit & a link back to Find A Grave. Hereís the link:

Added by John G. Hall on Apr 01, 2015 10:51 AM
Otto Baumann
Thank You for death location, Regards Blumokitty
Added by BluMoKitty on Jul 05, 2014 9:33 PM
Amy Bradfield
Dorn edits (redux)
Thanks for the edits! ( i hit send too quickly last time)
Added by Amy Bradfield on Jun 11, 2014 10:41 AM
Cory Becker
Henry Wacker
I see you left a note on Henry Wacker's memorial concerning correct burial. I have tried to correct this multiple times, no luck... Are you relation to Henry Wacker?
Added by Cory Becker on May 18, 2014 6:35 PM
Ellen Sorenson
James Otto Gulden - 73020155
You had transferred this memorial to me, and while working with it, I see that this is a duplicate to same person entered 4 months before yours was. Would you please be kind enough to move your headstone photos to the other original memorial and then delete this duplicate? I'm unable to do so as you are the originator of the memorial. Thanks.
Added by Ellen Sorenson on Jan 01, 2014 10:34 AM
Evie (Greer) Schipper
Thank you very much.
Thank you for updating Bertha (Haferman) Gausmann's memorial information and linking her to her husband.
Added by Evie (Greer) Schipper on Jul 24, 2013 9:58 PM
Delila Duffy
Car, Frida, & Elsie Koch Memorials
Thank-you so extremely much for the transfer of the 3 Koch memorials. All 3 are relatives of my youngest grandson. I could not find Carl for the longest time, & then decided to take a chance of ordering a death cert. that sorta matched dates close to his sibling Wilhelm. I guessed right in that I ordered the right one. But burial location script/writing was very blurred. Took a while for me to decipher Fish Lake. Once I got that, plugged into findagrave, and wha-la, there they were! Thanks to you!!
Added by Delila Duffy on Jun 26, 2013 5:10 AM
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