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William Kazupski (#47113700)
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Bio Photo Hello: My name is Bill Kazupski and I am a resident of the City of Chicago. I live on the far south side of Chicago, blocks from a few of the south and southwest Chicago suburbs.

I come from a family of Chicago police officers. My father spent over 30 years with the force and both my brothers and I am currently a Chicago police homicide detective and have been with the Chicago police department for over 25 years. My mother is a nurse and my one sister works for Loyola Hospital.

I enjoy being a volunteer with Find-A-Grave because it allows me to get my walking exercise in while helping others. Kind of killing two birds with one stone as they say.

The following cemeteries are within walking distance from my residence:

St. Mary's
Mount Greenwood
Mount Olivet
Mount Hope
Saint Casimir
Chapel Hill Gardens (South)
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
Evergreen Cemetery
First Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery

Burr Oaks - Due to this cemetery digging up burial plots and dumping the coffins and bodies, this cemetery is the focus of national media and news outlets. It is a historical black cemetery operated by African Americans. It is currently shut down to the public as the criminal investigation is in progress. (Update: This cemetery has re-opened under new management)

Feel free to e-mail with any requests for these cemeteries.

Good Luck To All!

Bill Kazupski

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Mount Greenwood Cemetery offers the following service for $3.00 per person:
Record gives age, cause, place of death, next of kin, funeral home and location.
PHONE: 773 233-0136
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Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
In the last few months you graciously photographed and uploaded quite a few of my photo requests: Mauran, Motier, Mostrom, various Moster's, Motisi, Mossuto.

Thank you for your time and efforts! Happy Holidays and a healthy 2015.
Added by 1elbow11 on Dec 16, 2014 12:24 PM
jim coleman
George Schlinger (Schlenger)
William, I saw the reference for my great grandfather on your site. I noted the information was provided by the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation and was updated by you on Oct. 7, 2014. I am the one that contacted the Foundation with the correction of the spelling of George's last name.
Additionally, I have a copy of his marriage certificate from New York and it indicates he was born in BROOKLYN. Your site reflects Manhattan. If possible, would you please update that on your site. You have a great site by the way. Thanks much.
Added by jim coleman on Dec 15, 2014 10:09 AM
obsessive journey
Marty Dacey
Changed date of death and added a note about the discrepancy. Thanks for adding the pictures. I tried to find an obit or Cook County death record and was unsuccessful.
Added by obsessive journey on Dec 12, 2014 5:52 PM
Merry Christmas
Just stopped by to wish you a Merry Christmas and to say again how much I appreciate your efforts.
Added by Mags on Dec 12, 2014 12:30 PM
Keith McAllister
Daceys at Holy Sepulchre

Adding to Tamra's comments, I really appreciate your perseverance getting those photos for Martin, Catherine, and Martin Jr, thanks very much.

Keith McAllister
Added by Keith McAllister on Dec 10, 2014 9:59 PM
obsessive journey
Thanks for adding the headstone pics for the Daceys. I changed the surname spelling to match Martin, Jr. and Catherine's headstones. I found the spelling of their last name a number of ways in the records. I have also added memorials for the Hungerfords. Don't know if you are searching them. Keith and I have been in contact, and I appreciate your help with the photos. Tamra Phelps
Added by obsessive journey on Dec 10, 2014 12:16 PM
Chris Casey
RE: Thank You!
Hey Bill,

Thanks for forgiving my Cubs fandom when it comes to help with Genealogy. I have found both Cubs and Sox fans in the family tree, but yes, my branch leans to Wrigley (not that it's been justified by their performance!).

My grandfather John Casey was also a Chicago cop, and I have family scattered across Chicago, the buried ones in Calvary, Bohemian National, Mt. Olivet, Resurrection, and St. Adelbert's to name a few.

I'm always grateful for help from others such as yourself, and I return the favor taking photos at Arlington, Quantico, and other Virginia and DC Cemeteries.

Here's a story to share, a clipping from my grandather's days as a Chicago police officer.

All the best, and thanks again,

Added by Chris Casey on Dec 07, 2014 5:13 PM
Chris Casey
Thank You!
Thank you William for fulfilling the photo request for 2C2R Elmer Casey at Holy Sepulchre. The photo has already helped by giving me information about his wife Mary Theresa for whom I didn't yet have any birth or death info.

Much appreciated!

Chris Casey
Added by Chris Casey on Dec 07, 2014 10:05 AM
Keith McAllister
RE: Gilbert and Marie (Howlen) Deacey
Thanks Bill, appreciate your help. r/ Keith McAllister
Added by Keith McAllister on Dec 07, 2014 9:06 AM
Pvt Gerald A. Zehme
Thanks for the photos of Pvt Zehme and linking him to his family, greatly appreciated.
Also I've been meaning to thank you for the photos of my Mom 951823 and Dads 30440460 graves at Christmas. I never think about actually taking a photo when I decorate their graves.
Added by Rich on Dec 07, 2014 5:20 AM
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