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Bernard Johnson (#575)
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Bio Photo Resident of Southern California. Native of Berkeley, California. Enjoy searching for notable gravesites and those of interest to me.

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B.J. Waters
I see that! That's weird because I was just on that site la couple of nights ago and it didn't look that way. The wording has definitely changed regarding the burial location look-ups: it used to say "1974 to the present" but they actually stopped adding to that part of the database a few years ago. That is, it became hit or miss; some burials were added and some were not. They revamped their own internal system a few months ago and the front desk staff were struggling with it when I would go inside for locations, but they seem to be used to it now. I keep asking them to put everything on the public website so we can just look them up ourselves, but they joke about that "we'd never get to see you, then".

Anyway, I'll check it out a little more when I get home tonight.

Thanks for letting me know! Keep in touch.

Added by B.J. Waters on Aug 01, 2014 6:47 PM
B.J. Waters
No, actually, the person who designed the webpage is an Office Administrator who gives out locations to us all the time via e-mail. They are very nice and helpful to the point of going overboard sometimes. I know it says they will charge for photos, but twice now I've had them take the photo for me when the marker was an up-high niche in a dark corner of a mausoleum. They know that I am putting them on Find A Grave and I do have their permission. I have even asked them if there was a charge and they said no.

So I'm not sure why they have that on the website. It was re-designed several years ago. It was nice to have the inclusion of the maps, because when I first started, I had to go into the office every time I needed a map.

At first I thought they were nice because I am a customer of theirs, but I think they are that way to everyone.

Some of us have had to have gravestones literally unburied from up to 10 inches, and they never complain about doing it.

My Mom grew up (halfway) in Inglewood, went to Inglewood High, etc. and I have lived here and in the vicinity all of my life, so IPC is special to me. I bought my Mom a niche in the old Mausoleum and I have a crypt in Sunset Mission.

Best regards,
Added by B.J. Waters on Aug 01, 2014 2:39 PM
Bill Davis
RE: Claudia Walne
I just heard back from Sunset View and they tell me that Claudia McCann is buried in an unmarked grave next to her husband, in Palm 3 Section, Row 33, Grave 3. Rev. E N Walne is in Grave 4. Thank You for calling this to my attention. Bill
Added by Bill Davis on Jul 31, 2014 11:33 AM
Bill Davis
Claudia Walne
How extraordinary. I've met some of her descendants and sent them links to the site, and they didn't say it was in error, and perhaps they didn't know. I will hold off making changes until I can get better information. Please keep me apprised if you learn anything more, and I will do the same. I had thought to contact a California veteran's group or women's veteran group, hoping to inspire them to do something special with the daughter's unmarked grave, but I haven't done anything so far. The daughter's cremated remains are in her father's grave. It may be that Claudia's remains were likewise cremated and interred the same way. Thanks for letting me know.
Added by Bill Davis on Jul 30, 2014 10:09 PM
Robert Dunbar Austin Jr
Guy F. Atkinson
Guy F Atkinson was the grandfather of my half brother. My mother was married to Donald Atkinson when she was 15 yrs old. I have many Atkinson relatives. Thanks for the Info--I will post.
Added by Robert Dunbar Austin Jr on Jul 30, 2014 1:39 PM
B.J. Waters
Frank Geiger
Haha! You sure can find 'em, eh? I've added the bio info. Thanks. I'm never too busy for you, Bernard. I welcome all of the information and stories you have told regarding funeral directors.

Take care,
Added by B.J. Waters on Jul 30, 2014 10:44 AM
Jim Post
Thanks for the picture for Marcelina Leonis. I appreciate it!
Added by Jim Post on Jul 24, 2014 3:26 PM
Susan Stewart-Turnbull
RE: Union Cemetery

The names on the vaults are (left) Arthur Karpe and (right) Adelaide Karpe. Although in the picture on the website the sarcophagi appear to be sitting in front of The Last Supper, in actuality, they ARE its base. If you go to each of their memorial pages now, you will find pictures. The ones with the flowers in the urns are the ones I uploaded today. Hope this helps.

Added by Susan Stewart-Turnbull on Jul 21, 2014 5:54 PM
Cathy Edrington
RE: Gladys Luckie
She is at Evergreen I knew her and I went to her funeral !!
Added by Cathy Edrington on Jul 17, 2014 11:49 AM
R. Boulware
RE: Sinnott-Weber
I'll be Stockton this afternoon, tell me which you are looking for and I'll give it a shot. Remember, they may not be the best quality, as I'll be taking them through glass doors.
Added by R. Boulware on Jul 16, 2014 8:06 AM
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