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The Lady in Black (#46487656)
 member for 13 years, 6 months, 5 days
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Bio Photo NOTE:

Updated 11/13/2014

Thank you in advance for your understanding.

I will not be on the site daily--serious illness in my family. This is but a hobby--my family comes first.

I am also having internet connection problems (intermittently), so corrections will get done as soon as I am able, but within the allowed time limits.
Been "graving" since I was a child...and researching my genealogy for over 40 years.
I have been dealing with chronic health issues for many years, and I am always playing "catch up." I try and do the best I can. If I post a photo to one of your memorials, and you are not satisfied, feel free to submit a photo request and wait for another graver to fill it.
I DO NOT link to "Burial Unknowns." This is a "final disposition information" site, not a genealogy site, and I will not link to any burial listed as Unknown.

Per administrator Mark (9/21/2012):

"Admins won't knowingly link any memorial to a memorial of unknown disposition. We should not expect you to link them either."
I do not give permission for my photos uploaded to this website to be posted on any other website (and that includes and is not limited to Photos posted to memorials on Find A Grave are copyrighted by the member who submitted the photos. Lifting the photo to use elsewhere (on other sites) would be a violation of copyright, and a violation of Find A Grave's policy as well. Ancestry (of which I am not a member but do check from time to time) provides a link feature for you to add a link to Find A Grave memorials. Please read the Ancestry Terms of Use regarding copyrighted photos. Stealing them from here and uploading them there can result in the loss of your account there, with your money non-refundable.

REMEMBER: Just because a picture is on the Internet doesn't mean you are entitled to it!

Also, when requesting transfers, submitting corrections, etc., please use the EDIT tab in the upper right hand corner of the memorial. That way, I get all the links and can do them easily. If requesting a transfer, PLEASE state the relationship to the person you are requesting. I am related to many of the people for whom I created memorials, and I need to know this. I do out-of-guideline transfers on a case-by-case basis. Also, do not post correction or transfer requests on my page here--I probably won't see them, as I get many messages a day--and the EDIT tab is the correct procedure to use. Thanks in advance.
Please visit the memorial for my brother-in-law, who passed away suddenly on January 21, 2011 at the age of 54:

Bill Rampp

Thank you for your kindness.
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RE: Re: Fred Rousseau
I am not sure Fred was actually buried at the memorial site. That is why it says burial unknown. I was told that his body was cremated. He wanted the ashes to be placed in a capsule and sent into outer space. I think his name was etched onto the monument out of respect for who he was. I will ask at the office about the details. I do not want to overstep my bounds here. I do not know the person that added the memorial to find a grave. I was hesitant to add the picture since the creator of the site did not add it themselves. But, I have a lot of respect for Fred and I think he deserves to have his name etched in stone.
Added by PonemahPat on Dec 20, 2014 8:26 AM
RE: Re: Fred Rousseau
Thank you for the note. Yes, Fred was a legend, a great man and truly missed by all. I only met him a couple of times at Grandlawn Cemetery when I was doing genealogy work on my family tree. He was a great inspiration to me. He is why I do find a grave now. In his memory. At Grandlawn they call me "Fred's replacement". That I could never be. While I was out graving I noticed that his memorial did not have a picture so I took it and posted it for him. I was surprised that it was not posted yet. He has a large family plot. I will have to go into the office and look up the exact location of the graves. Then I will add it to the memorial. Grandlawn staff all loved and respected Fred. This is his time of year, Christmas. Happy Holidays.
Added by PonemahPat on Dec 20, 2014 8:11 AM
Farrar and related families
Thank you for your helpful Edit suggestions.
Hope you have wonderful holidays this coming week.
Added by Farrar and related famili... on Dec 20, 2014 7:55 AM
Thank You
Your taking time to help is always appreciated. Wish you and your dad and your family a Merry Christmas and a Safe & Happy New Year.
Added by sandlotball on Dec 20, 2014 6:38 AM
Mary (Morgan) Zientek
thank you
Thanks for the information on Jessie Neil. I appreciate it very much!
Added by Mary (Morgan) Zientek on Dec 18, 2014 12:07 PM
John Thomas
Basil Young location
You sent me a response to a picture of a stone i wanted because i didn't have a location. It is Eastlawn - Plots 494 -493 Basil Young d.1970

Added by John Thomas on Dec 17, 2014 2:14 PM
Hill & Davis
Thank you for the plot clarifications on the Hill & Davis families.
Added by Ann on Dec 17, 2014 11:08 AM
Mercedes Benz
Gartner Family
Thanks Lady In Black for the add and all you do. I hope you a feeling better. I left a flower for your brother. Noel.
Added by Mercedes Benz on Dec 13, 2014 11:37 PM
RE: Requests
Thank you. And thank dogfish for me. Youre help is always appreciatd. I'll ask again once more before Christmas, at a different Nat. Cemetery.
Added by sandlotball on Dec 13, 2014 5:35 AM
RE: My veterans virtual cemeteries
Thank you...I will check it out.
Added by ShaneO on Dec 10, 2014 5:33 PM
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