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Shelley (#46584254)
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Bio Photo My name is Michelle Renee "Shelley" (Latey) Broyles. I am the mother of three children and Oma of three. I graduated from The University of Kansas in May with degrees in Applied Behavioral Science and Psychology. I have been researching my family for 18+ years and put as much time as I can into the hobby. My husband, Dan, jokes that my idea of a good vacation is being in a cemetery, which isn't far from the truth. Everywhere I travel I try to stop and take pictures of cemeteries in hopes that someone will be helped in finding family members. I live in Johnson Co., Kansas, so if I can be of help please contact me and let me know. Happy hunting everyone!

I get a lot of requests. Please be as patient as you can. I promise I will get to them. I am not hard-nosed as some contributors are and will be happy to transfer memorials if they are in your family lines and not mine (LATEY-FOX or BROYLES-LONG lines). Also, when communicating remember that "you get more with honey than with vinegar." Thank you everyone!

OH, one more thing, I have the sexton records for the Olathe Cemetery up to, I believe, 2006. I have yet to get them all up. I have taken all the photographs of tombstones if there is one. I am still working on getting all of those up. Let me know if you are wondering about someone and I will look them up for you.


Only leave messages if you are thanking me, or are, or think you are, related. As I go through my messages I delete them, so that I know that I have responded or read them. Please know that I see and appreciate every one of them! :)

**** Sometimes life happens, and it is happening to me right now. I am having some very serious health issues that may result in brain surgery.

Please be as patient as you can. I know some of you have been waiting months for a response. I am not ignoring you. I am starting to work through some 500+ requests now.

I see that some of you have gone through administration, which is fine, but please don't be threatening, or passive aggressive. I am a real person, with real feelings, and with a real life. I am not retired and don't have a lot of time on my hands. I love this work and love you all for the wonderful work you are doing.****
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Fred Loman
You - God bless you and keep you well.
Dear Mrs.Broyles

I have a correction request for you that is very important to me but am setting it aside for the moment.

I am so very moved by your situation and in spite of your extermely serious health issues, just how unselfish you are in your current condition.

I am fast approaching 80 and am continously impressed my the kindness and consideration shown by young folks such as yourself.

I have said a prayer for you this very minute.

Thank you dear young lady for all you've already done and what you continue to do,

John Fredrick Loman

91378 Knob HavenRoad,
Gravois Mills, Mo. 65037

Added by Fred Loman on Jun 19, 2017 7:56 AM
Sarah Speer
Cross Cofflet
Pearl's husband was Thomas Speer
Added by Sarah Speer on Jun 05, 2017 9:07 AM
Sarah Speer
Minnie cross coffelt
Are you a relative? Mary and Lawrence went to live with my great great Aunt and Uncle in Sunbeam Mercer County Illinois. Is there. Pic of her tombstone. Sure would like the sexton records or any records about her ab Obit? Take your time not in a hurry. Her sister was Virginia Pearl Cross Speer. Her sister went by Pearl.
Added by Sarah Speer on Jun 05, 2017 9:05 AM
The Locator
Olathe Memorial Cemetery
May I use some of the photos of headstones that you have taken in this cemetery to add to my family tree..........
Added by The Locator on May 30, 2017 1:22 PM
James R Beltz
Elsie Frances Belts 18304182
I sent edit ifo for her husband. She was married to William Warren Belts 130408023 and is related to me. Would you mind added the husband and doing a possible transfer of her memorial to me? Thank you for all you do.
Added by James R Beltz on Apr 18, 2017 9:03 PM
w Kreider
Rufus King Boggs & family
Thank you so much for updating the information.
Added by w Kreider on Apr 13, 2017 9:16 PM
Linda (Duncan) & Travis
Lottie Frazee
Thank you for adding the information to Lottie's page. We truly appreciate all you are doing to help families find their loved ones.
Thank you again,
Linda (Duncan) and Travis
Added by Linda (Duncan) & Travis on Apr 11, 2017 1:49 PM
Linda (Duncan) & Travis
Belle Gilio
Thank you for adding the information for us.
Linda and Travis
Added by Linda (Duncan) & Travis on Mar 28, 2017 6:47 AM
Thanks for Benjamin F Duvall memorial
Shelley, thanks so much for posting the memorial for Benjamin F. Duvall, from those of us who can't be there.

Added by Marian on Mar 16, 2017 11:55 AM
Linda (Duncan) & Travis
Earl Fuller
Thank you so much for adding the information.
Linda and Travis
Added by Linda (Duncan) & Travis on Mar 06, 2017 7:09 AM
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