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Darrell McLain (#47237064)
 member for 4 years, 2 months, 11 days
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Bio Photo After retiring from the USPS in 1991, I got involved in genealogy to learn about the history of my family. I was a member of the FVGS in Naperville, IL for over 5 years. I assisted in recording burial records in Kane and Dupage County cemeteries and then was the editor of "First Methodist Church" in Aurora recording their history going back to 1850. While there I volunteered with the Aurora Historical Society to help in transcribing probate records from Kane Co., IL court records.
My wife, Karolyn [Kendig] and I met while comparing notes on my gr-gr grandfather Silas Reynolds in 1998. We had both lost our spouses earlier. She is also active in genealogy tracing family records for over thirty years. We happen to be 4th cousins and in 1999 decided to work together and published a book of our common ancestor "The Descendants of Benjamin and Anna [Cornell] Reynolds" in 2004. Since then we have continued our research and "Find A Grave" has been a great resource for remembering and displaying them to others. I only enter Memorials of relatives and I am willing to transfer some of those.
I appreciate getting suggestions that add to these Memorials and help to make them more complete.
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Isabella Schultz (#53164648)
Hello Darrell,
This memorial you created in 2010 is incorrectly listed as being located in the Seward City Cemetery. It is actually in Greenwood Cemetery in Seward just a few blocks away. You should change your location as there is already a picture for the gravesite that I posted on another memorial that was created- but your memorial was created first. So if you change the location, I will be happy to contact the manager of the other memorial to have it deleted.

Added by weston04 on Nov 12, 2013 7:42 PM
Elma West update request
Thank you, Darrell, for taking care up that. -Amy
Added by amys on Nov 04, 2013 3:09 PM
Irish Indian
RE: Pauline Guthrie
You're very welcome. I'm glad I could get the relation of all 3 graves in the one photo especially since Pauline's is unmarked.
Thank you for the honor of photographing for you.
Added by Irish Indian on Nov 03, 2013 3:59 PM
Linda Berney
Jacob Linderman - Iowa town
I assume it is probably supposed to be Bedford, Iowa, but I always leave the obits stand as published, however, I did add your comment.
Added by Linda Berney on Oct 29, 2013 9:25 PM
RE: Rebecca Swigart true: Funeral notices do have errors. Case in point: I wasn't aware until too late to correct errors and omissions in my husband's funeral notice...which will make it difficult for the future. I'll correct those errors here on Findagrave when I add his bio. Thank You very much for your quick response and 'food' for thought.
Added by Nelda on Sep 01, 2013 1:33 PM
Carl Steiger
Julia Putman
Thanks for working out the duplicate memorial on Julia Putman. Beth Bailey has posted her nice photo of the headstone to your memorial. My memorial has been deleted.

Thanks again,

Carl Steiger
Added by Carl Steiger on Jul 21, 2013 4:11 PM
Julie Bennett Coleman
RE: Duplicate for Julia Putman
You are right - these are two different women. Sorry about that! Since there is no death date do you know that "Nettie" was buried at the Moscow Cemetery, or would you like me to check?
Added by Julie Bennett Coleman on Jul 21, 2013 8:13 AM
Bruce Aiton
Irene Marie VanHorn
I tossed in photos for Melvin & Irene. No extra charge.:>)
Added by Bruce Aiton on Jul 12, 2013 10:53 PM
Kim Haukoos
Queary and Anderson
Thank you for the quick response to the transcriptions, I hope they help the families with their genealogy research.
Best wishes, Kim
Added by Kim Haukoos on Jul 12, 2013 8:15 AM
Susan Binsted
Neva G. Covert
Hi there,
Thanks so much for the heads up in the link correction.
Added by Susan Binsted on Jul 09, 2013 6:19 AM
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