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yinna (#48142689)
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I'm the youngest daughter of Ruth Graham Spreng and Edmund Otto Spreng. Born in Monroe, MI. Spent 10 years growing up in Perrysburg. Graduated Maumee High School in 1964. I was a systems analyst for over 25 years. Brother Jay & I bought a house with a big yard for Mother to play in. Jay & I were her caretakers during her final years. Then I was Jay's caretaker during his final months. Both tours as caretaker were rewarding and a great privilege. Now retired and expanding on the family interest in genealogy.
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Katherine Fraser
Yes, Katherine Doris Van Hellen Fraser was Chester and Martha's youngest daughter (and my mother).

When I first posted, didn't realize you were a Spreng! I'm not used to running into distant relatives online. :)
Added by VanHellen on Jan 22, 2014 1:13 AM
Chester Henry Van Hellen's death year
I am Chester Van Hellen's youngest grandchild. He died Novemeber 30, 1969, not in 1956. My grandmother (his wife) Martha Della Spreng Van Hellen died in 1956 (which you have correctly).
Added by VanHellen on Jan 22, 2014 1:03 AM
Richard Wesley
The Spreng Family
WOW, HELLO!!!!! I was pleased to get your message!!
I've been quite busy on Findagrave since I first joined. I got out my paperwork on the Spreng family and it looks like we can do a lot of work together to get the Spreng family more complete on Findagrave!! I'm going to be busy with other things for a while this evening, but I will get to the Sprengs soon after.....Right now I can send you links to add to Harry Hartzler Spreng's memorial.
I'll do that the regular way!
Nice to be in contact with you again!!!
Added by Richard Wesley on Oct 09, 2013 5:39 PM
Dympna Beckett Joyce
Re: Gertrude Graham
Hi Yinna
Sorry to say I am not related to Gertrude. I help out with flowering projects in the Lounge on findagrave forums, if the creator of Memorials has passed away, as was in this case.

If you have any queries on research you could post them in the forums, where the other members will do look ups of obits etc., for you.

I can remove the flower/token if you like as Gertrude now has a lovely token on her Memorial.

Added by Dympna Beckett Joyce on Sep 11, 2013 3:16 PM
RE: Flowers for my mom
Your Welcome!
As for managing her memorial, the original creator is deceased so you should be able to get it transfered to you. Check the FAQ and contact one of the administrators with your name and member # and her name and memorial # and your relationship. It can take a while but it should get transfered.


Added by CJK on Jun 08, 2013 1:51 PM

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