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Brian Backes (#47148484)
 member for 6 years, 7 months, 14 days
Wanda Goode
Eunice Jerome
Brian, I am so pleased to see this headstone picture for my great-grandmother Eunice. She died giving birth to her eleventh child Eunice who was stillborn that day. I'm happy to see someone is doing this. I have not been able to get there to look for myself.

Wanda (Robinson) Goode

Added by Wanda Goode on Jan 24, 2016 5:39 PM

Dennis C. Olson
Gertrude Selvig
Hi Brian. I think there is a mistake with Gertrude. It appears that she is listed both at Fairview in Bismarck and St. Mary's in Bismarck with the stone at St. Mary's. She is at Fairview with apparently no stone. Her husband is John who is also buried at Fairview. We are friends of the family.

Added by Dennis C. Olson on Jan 23, 2016 7:57 AM

RE: Paul Swenson
Hey Brian,

THANKS!!! so much for the correction. I really appreciate it. It`s nice knowing what happen to Paul.
Have a great day

Added by Laurie on Jan 22, 2016 12:03 PM

RE: Rivinius
Thanks Brian for the transfers and for the information. I appreciate your time.

Added by JudyH on Jan 14, 2016 5:09 PM

Robert Wilson

Thank you much for transferring Robert Wilson to me. ...and for the news paper clipping posted in the memorial too.


Added by vdeluca on Jan 10, 2016 10:55 AM

Rhea Gilbert
David Harte headstone
David Harte is buried in the Dawson Cemetery in Kidder County, N.D. and you are the recorded photo person. I can read the dates but can't quite make out the words recorded below the dates. Might you check the photo you took to tell me what the additional information is.
Thank you for all the loving work you do with FindAGrave. Yes, I will definitely "Pay It Forward"
Thank You.
Rhea Gilbert

Added by Rhea Gilbert on Dec 27, 2015 11:33 AM

Jill Stein-Kvasager
Update for my Grandmother
Thanks so much for updating my Grandma's memorial page so promptly! Have a Very Merry Christmas!


Added by Jill Stein-Kvasager on Dec 24, 2015 10:32 AM

Denise Petersen
Sarah Burke
Thank you for looking for her grave marker in Fairview Cemetery.


Added by Denise Petersen on Dec 21, 2015 3:47 PM

Many thanks for the transfer of Andrew Peterson. i added information and also links to his parents and some sibs. I was SUPER HAPPY to find him!!! Now, to find more of the family....onward!

Added by Aavedt on Nov 29, 2015 11:00 AM

Thank you for transferring the memorials for Olia and Martin Knutson to me.

Regards, Bjørn Idar Granli.

Added by Trykju on Nov 21, 2015 12:07 PM

Muggli and Emter grave pics
Thank you so very very much for the pics of the Muggli and of th Emter grave Stones!

Added by L_ee on Nov 19, 2015 1:46 AM

Yankee Magnolia
RE: Sims cemetery duplicate?
Thanks for checking on this and letting me know. Great work on finding the last name!

Added by Yankee Magnolia on Nov 12, 2015 7:44 PM

James & Robert.Sprenger...
Hi Brian:
I just wanted to say "THANK-YOU" for taking & posting the pictures to the memorials of James & Robert.I so appreciate it & everything you do on the site :-)

Have a wonderful day,

~ Beth ~

Added by Beth.Bailey on Nov 05, 2015 10:17 AM

Sylvia Hertel
Extended Hoffer family
Thank you for adding all the edits I've put in today. I got one piece of additional information on George W. Philbrick that I didn't think I would find when I did the earlier edit on him.

You really do a great job, and I greatly appreciate it.

Sylvia M. Hertel

Added by Sylvia Hertel on Nov 01, 2015 7:29 PM

Klea Bertakis
Steve Padis
Thank you so much for posting the new pictures of my uncle's repaired grave stone. You are truly an exceptional and generous person. With appreciation and best wishes always, Klea Bertakis

Added by Klea Bertakis on Oct 29, 2015 7:35 PM

Thank you for finding all of the burials that I've requested at Almont Cemetery, Glen Ullin Cemetery, and Saint Johns Cemetery. I have a lot of relatives in Morton County, ND and they are all related to my maternal grandfather and he was born in Morton County, ND too.

Added by Dstmnstr on Oct 29, 2015 10:09 AM

Cheryl Hager
I finally read your newspaper article; what a great story! That is how I feel these last 2 years working on my family tree. I'm currently working on my great-great family & I'm finding I'm related to much of the county (lol). Which is why I'm apologizing; I try to update all the info I can on the 1st pass, I'm sorry you have to go back in to add one more little item. argh!

Keep up the good work. I truly admire people with this kind of dedication.

Added by Cheryl Hager on Oct 29, 2015 7:21 AM

RE: Lloyd A Boehm -- ND Vets Cemetery
wow! you're up early. Have a great day, Brian!

Added by Debbie on Oct 29, 2015 5:00 AM

Klea Bertakis
Steve G. Padis
Dear Mr. Backes:
My uncle, Steve G. Padis (b. May 27, 1926 d. Jul. 30, 1939) is buried in Rosehill Memorial Park in Minot, ND. We saw in the picture that you posted on "Find A Grave," that his grave stone picture had been vandalized, and I contacted a company in Minot (Jack Monument), and paid to have it fixed. The entire family has moved to California, and I am the only one left to take care of these thngs. I was wondering if you could take another picture of his grave, showing his new grave stone and picture. It broke my heart to see that this unfortunate lost boy had his grave site disturbed, and I would very much appreciate a new picture being posted on the Find A Grave website. Thank you for your kindness and work on the behalf of all of the families and their departed family members.

Added by Klea Bertakis on Oct 20, 2015 12:16 PM

Linda Proudler
I so much appreciate the headstone photographs of my sister-in-law's family members!

Added by Linda Proudler on Oct 20, 2015 10:29 AM

Anna Schumacher
Hello Brian,

Thank you for fulfilling another one of my photo requests! I greatly appreciate it.

Kind regards,

Ken -

Added by KPS on Oct 13, 2015 7:03 AM

Fredrick Hauck

Thank you for fulfilling my request for a photo of Fred's marker. I greatly appreciate it!

Kind regards,

Ken -

Added by KPS on Oct 06, 2015 2:00 PM

Gerald Deer
Maria Brecht.
Thank you for adding Maria picture on Find A Grave site. We don't get to her grave site because of the distance from Michigan. Thanks from all or family.

Added by Gerald Deer on Oct 04, 2015 6:57 AM

DG Bender
Re: Zimmermann Burials
Thank you very much Brian for your ongoing photo work.
Your excellent cooperation and thoughtfulness is second to none! Therefore if you wish to maintain any memorial that I presently control, by all means feel free to ask.
DG Bender (#47380620)

Added by DG Bender on Oct 03, 2015 10:57 AM

Thank you for this correction. I have moved the memorial to the cemetery you requested.

Added by SღPRICEღNance on Oct 03, 2015 7:51 AM


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