|Jerry Reiswig-82nd Airborne (#46924896)|
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I live in Sheridan County North Dakota.|
I am a retired farmer.
I was in the Army 82nd Airborne,Fort Bragg,North Carolina 1964-1967.
I am into genealogy for a few yrs.
My family lines are the Reiswig's, Triebwasser's, Henne's & Schaefer's.
A new hobbie is taking photo's of grave markers.
And I will do transferes on request. Anyone can use any photo or info I have posted..
"We are all volunteers on this great site. We do not own the memorials. We are merely caretakers." (-Dr. Andree)
"When the people fear their government, there is tyranny;
When the government fears the people, there is liberty."
"Man is not free unless government is limited." Ronald Reagan.
Words are things; and a small drop of ink
Falling like dew upon a thought, produces
That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.
Lord Byron, (1788-1824)
Happiness keeps you Sweet...Trials keep you Strong...Sorrows keep you Human...Failures keep you Humble...Success keeps you Glowing...But Only Friends and Faith keep you Going.
"Words of Wisdom" sent to me by a Friend.
"Those who take no interest in the deeds of their ancestors are not likely to do anything worthy to be remembered by their descendants."
"The German is like a willow.
No matter which way you bend him,
he will always take root again."
~ Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn
"The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of God stands forever." ~~Isaiah 40:8
THE RECORDING OF A CEMETERY
BY THELMA GREENE REAGAN
Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where others cried
For loved ones whose lives are stilled.
Today our hearts were touched
By graves of tiny babies;
Snatched from the arms of loving kin,
In the heartbreak of the ages.
Today we saw where the grandparents lay
In the last sleep of their time;
Lying under the trees and clouds -
Their beds kissed by the sun and wind.
Today we wondered about an unmarked spot;
Who lies beneath this hollowed ground?
Was it a babe, child, young or old?
No indication could be found.
Today we saw where Mom and Dad lay.
We had been here once before
On a day we'd all like to forget,
But will remember forever more.
Today we recorded for kith and kin
The graves of ancestors past;
To be preserved for generations hence,
A record we hope will last.
Cherish it, my friend; preserve it, my friend,
For stones sometimes crumble to dust
And generations of folks yet to come
Will be grateful for your trust.
WILL AND TESTAMENT
WHEN I DIE I WILL NOT END
THO MY BODY TURNS TO DUST.
I'LL TRAVEL WIDELY THROUGH THE STARS
WITH FEWER CARES, I TRUST.
SO FIND A PLACE TO LAY MY BONES
MY MUSCLE, HAIR, AND SKIN.
THEN PLANT A TREE ATOP MY CHEST
FOR LIFE TO START AGAIN.
LET HER ROOTS ENTWINE MY RIBS
AND TEAR APART MY COFFIN.
IT MATTERS NOT THE LEAST TO ME,
I'LL BE IN HER BRANCHES, LAUGHIN'.
WHEN I'VE PUNCHED MY TIME ON EARTH,
WITH NO MORE NEED OF CLOCKS,
I'LL GO TO FIND THE NEXT NEW ME.
PLANT THIS LAST ME IN A BOX.
By: DIENNA GENTHER - 2005
-Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country.
We (Never) Don't Forget, Germans from Russia.
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|Mary M. McGrede Hegseth Rhoades Martinez||Bertha Stuck|
Thank you for removing Bertha Stuck from the request list. I think I will try going to the recorders office and see if they will look at the death certificate and see where she was supposed to be buried. And I am sure the very helpful ladies at the cemetery might still be doing some research. Possibly she was cremated and still has not been laid to rest.
|Jon Patzman||RE: Lakewood Cemetery|
|Chris I||RE: Milbank Cemetery|
You are quite welcome, I was visiting in the area and have family buried there so it was easy for me to do.
Added by Chris I on Aug 11, 2016 3:45 PM
|donna rossi||RE: Sunny Lane Cemetery|
|Deborah Blankenberg||RE: Lodi Memorial Cemetery|
You're welcome, Jerry. It took a little digging (literally) to find it, because it was completely covered by dirt and grass, but the upside of that is that it wasn't badly weathered, as are others from the same era that had been exposed to the elements. I was told by the woman who runs the office that Katherin's stone and others like it were intended only as temporary markers, but judging from the huge number of them in the cemetery, a lot of families never replaced them with "permanent" stones. Katherin's is one of the better ones, because it has her full name along with the years of birth and death. A lot of them have nothing more than a surname.
|Linda Rhoadarmer||RE: Glen Oaks Memorial Park|
You are welcome, Jerry. Linda
|Deborah Blankenberg||RE: Lodi Memorial Cemetery|
You're welcome, Jerry. Unlike most markers at Lodi Memorial, this one actually was easy to find!
|Melody OC||RE: Cherokee Memorial Park|
You are very welcome, Jerry! I'm happy it looks as good as it does ... it was WAY UP HIGH! :)
|Cami||RE: Sunset Memorial Gardens|
You are very welcome. I'm glad I was able to fulfill with this request.
Added by Cami on Jul 03, 2016 2:16 PM
|Debra Dennis||RE: Sunset Memorial Gardens|
You are most welcome.
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