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Bonnie Fortney- Wichita, Kansas (#46786768)
 member for 9 years, 4 months, 3 days
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Bio Photo Born: April 8th, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Roma (Whitacre) Clayman and Jack Clayman. Had two brothers, Clifford Clayman and Duane Clayman. Parents and Duane now deceased. Baptist by faith. Married to Dave Knapp Sr. from Omaha, Nebraska on Sept. 28th, 1971, Has three Children, Traci Lynn Knapp, Born: Oct. 25th, 1972 in Elgin, Illinois, David Preston Knapp Jr. Born: December 17th, 1973 in Elgin, Illinois, Steven Howard Knapp Born: Nov. 13th, 1976 at Fort Knox, Kentucky. Two Grandchildren, Destiny Marie Aitchison, Born: January 26th, 2005 in El Dorado, Kansas, Steve's daughter, and Steve's son, Mason Charles Woodfill, born September 20th, 2011 in Wichita, Kansas. An Animal Lover and interested in Geneology. Doesn't drink, smokes salem cigarettes, a homebody and soap opera fanatic. Dedicated to CBS "Young and Restless." Watches Court TV and A & E and TV Land. Likes Country Oldies and Classic Rock Oldies. Horror Movies and true crime stories. Very family-oriented and curious by nature. A strong belief and desire to reunite families in life and in death. To help family, friends, and strangers trace their family roots, to reconnect with their past. To understand the different era's and traditions. To help future generations find their heritage long after I'm gone. Hopefully I can make a difference.

**NOTE:** Husband, Dave Knapp Sr. died on October 29th, 2009, after 38 years of marriage. Died at the Wichita V.A. in I.C.U., complications from Heart Disease and Kidney Disease. Had a Military Funeral with Honors, was Cremated. Interred in the Memorial Wall of the Kansas Veterans Cemetery, in Winfield, Kansas.

** UPDATE ** As of May 2012, in a long term relationship with Dwight Fortney, he is 59 and I am 61 at the time. I retired in 2011 of May.

** UPDATE 2 ** Got engaged with Dwight Fortney on May 25th, 2012, wedding date set for October 12th, 2013. A Life Insurance Agent, he use to be in the National Guard for 6 years, a Volunteer Fireman, an EMT, A Surgical Technician, and Storm Chaser. Originally from West Virginia.

** UPDATE ** Got married to Dwight Fortney on October 19th, 2013, on Saturday. Never been happier.
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RE: Haskel McLane
Added by txladyjane on Aug 09, 2014 8:44 PM
P. Tyrie
James Brent McCants in reply!
James Brent McCants
I submitted his bio 4 years prior to the other one. Plus enclosed more info or details. I did enclose his cemetery he's buried at. Thank You.
Added by Bonnie Fortney- Wichita, ... on Jul 25, 2014 7:44 AM

I was not trying to upset you. I just felt that our purpose is to be accurate and I felt the grave photo and fact that someone as sponsored Memorial# 53544507 is a great tribute to Officer McCants and the ultimate sacrifice he paid that night.

* Memorial# 53544507 is Sponsored and has a Grave photo!
* Memorial# 18651790 is yours No grave photo just pictures. I have submitted an edit to the BIO if that helps.

Please do what you feel is right

Sorry for the trouble!

P. Tyrie
Lafayette, Indiana
Added by P. Tyrie on Aug 01, 2014 9:52 PM
Syd Gardner
Please ~ ~ ~

Don't attach photos of persons to the memorials that I manage UNLESS it is a photo that you have taken yourself or that you own: Photos lifted from obituaries in newspapers or funeral homes are not yours to post, and it would be much appreciated if you would not copy them over to the memorials I've set up.

Many thanks.

Added by Syd Gardner on Jul 23, 2014 9:40 AM
fake cemetery
There are currently 2 entries for Sunrise in Vallejo, but one cemetery there with that name. The photo of the entrance has the name of the cemetery on it.

The real one is named "Sunrise Memorial Cemetery"

and the other one has been named "Sunrise Cemetery"

I asked you to move your memorial (the only one in there) to the real cemetery, Sunrise Memorial Cemetery, and delete the fake cemetery.

Your message to me on my wall was unclear. I hope this reply to you will get this straightened out. I don't know how to help you delete your fake cemetery other than contact an administrator. Let me know if you need any help.
Added by Samantha on Jul 21, 2014 1:59 PM
Will Nelson
Will Nelson (#47431453)
Added by Will Nelson on Jul 16, 2014 1:27 PM
Austin Colby Blais
As much as I would love to have shared this young man's smile with the world, it is against the policy of FindAGrave to take photos from obituaries. Please delete this photo. Thank you.

Contributor Tools states: Please do NOT add photographs from obituary notices (unless you, personally took the photo), as they are protected by copyright law. Find A Grave reserves the right to remove obituary notices and photographs from memorial records. Similarly, you may NOT scan an obituary and add it as a photograph to a memorial record.

Added by BLC on Jul 11, 2014 8:17 PM
Dave V
RE: Joshua Maxwell-2010
Mine was 49573872 which is earlier than 51265536...sorry

Added by Dave V on Jul 03, 2014 6:13 AM
Lloyd Brannon
RE: James A. Ross
Done and thank you for your information and help. lpb,II
Added by Lloyd Brannon on Jul 02, 2014 11:51 PM
Connie Lagasse Russell
Memorial# 131598141
I noticed you added a picture of the deceased to the above memorial listed above. Did you really take the picture or was it taken from the newspaper? Could you please remove the picture if it doesn't personally belong to you...thanks for's just Findagrave rules.
Added by Connie Lagasse Russell on Jul 02, 2014 10:31 PM
Dr. William McDonald
teresa lewis

Findagrave isn't a perfect tool since I always do a lookup to see if there are previous memorial pages for whomever I do a tribute for.

At any rate, I generally don't delete duplicates which I accidently make up since people have already left their tributes on duplicated memorial pages.

Thank you

dr. bill mcdonald
Added by Dr. William McDonald on Jul 02, 2014 6:20 PM
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