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A Marine's Daughter (#46506165)
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Bio Photo ********I was ill for a few months and probably missed some requests. If I didn't get to it, please resend it.**********My name is Becky and I'm a friend to all animals and most people. I'm an American, a Montanan, a 911 Dispatcher, an EMT, a writer, a Republican, an aviation and maritime enthusiast, a firearms enthusiast, genealogist, a pianist, an aspiring violinist, and a frustrated Raiders fan.

I have an affinity for lighthouses, airplanes and most shades of purple. I was born in Utah, reared in Montana, and consider myself a Michigander at heart. My favorite states are Montana, Michigan, and Maryland. But, I haven't been to Hawai'i yet!

I believe in God the Eternal Father and in His son, Jesus Christ, and in the Holy Ghost.

I love my country and am PROUD to be an American. I support our military. I thank our veterans and those of our allies. We owe them so much. Thank you seems so small a gesture for those who have given so much so that we could be and stay free.

I am a proud missionary aunt to Greg serving in Arizona. Also, pseudo-aunt, I guess, to Joe, a member of my local congregation, serving in California and Josie, a former member of my congregation serving in Mexico. I hope to follow their example someday.

There are so many people that I have a deep respect for. My parents, Walter Maurice Warner and Mildred Elnora (Nash) Warner, and my sister, Brenda Lee Warner, are among them. I suppose my favorite person ever would be my Grandma, Mary Etta (Bradley) Nash.

My ancestry includes Mi'kmaq, French, Irish, English, Scottish, French Canadian, Acadian, and others we haven't confirmed yet.

My roots run deep in Michigan, Utah, Georgia, New York, New Jersey, Virginia, Tennessee, South Carolina, Nova Scotia and Quebec.

I have been adding burials from many Southwest Montana cemeteries. I have added burials from the Montana state orphanage at Twin Bridges and the state Children's Home and Hospital in Helena. I have this listed in my virtual cemeteries.

I do this because I believe that every person/being is important and deserves to be remembered. And, if just one person finds a long-lost relative or friend from my efforts, my time has been worth it.

One of my favorite TV shows as a child was The Waltons. In a guest appearance as Martha Corinne Walton, Beulah Bondi said it best, "Neglected graves are a shameful thing." I have seen some very neglected cemeteries. But, neglected veterans' graves upset me the most. I don't believe in "non-perpetual care." I want to make something clear. When I say that neglected graves are shameful, I am talking about physical neglect-- strewn with rubbish, overgrowth, gopher holes, etc. I do not in any way mean that a grave is neglected if loved ones are unable to visit it often. Why anyone would think that is beyond me, but I've gotten enough emails that I felt the need to explain that.

For reasons I don't always understand, some people are offended to find their loved ones listed on a genealogical website. Obviously, they are not genealogists themselves. While I may not always understand their feelings, I do respect them. If a record I've added is of your loved one and you want it removed, let me know POLITELY (unlike one dolt who threatened to kill me and erroneously thought that I didn't have access to enough information about him through a single e-mail to file charges) and I will gladly remove it. I am also happy to transfer ownership to relatives. Also, feel free to use any of the headstone photos I've added for non-commercial genealogical purposes.
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JB Berry
Added by JB BERRY on Jan 11, 2015 7:55 AM
Rosie of Royal Oak
RE: Couture descendant
Hi Becky,
Thank you for responding. I will wait until you have a chance to look up your info.

I don't see Joseph Couture and, wife, Sara Gagnon, nor his brother, Noel, in my lineage. However if they were born in the 1900s, I may not have them because of their birth period.

I'm anxious to find out where we connect in the Couture lineage!
Added by Rosie of Royal Oak on Jan 10, 2015 1:50 PM
Rosie of Royal Oak
Couture descendant
Hi Becky,

I came across your hint for my 7th great grandmother, Anne Aymard Couture (on Do you know what cemetery she or Guillaume are buried?

I am my family's genealogist for Couture and my mother's Finnish ancestry, Kaiponen.

Which child of Guillaume and Anne do you descend from? I am from Joseph Auger Couture, their 10th child.

I am a volunteer for too.

Happy to hear from you soon!

Rosie Couture in Royal Oak, MI
Added by Rosie of Royal Oak on Dec 27, 2014 10:28 AM
Bonita Olmer
RE: Edward Leskovar
You're welcome. :)
Added by Bonita Olmer on Dec 25, 2014 10:29 PM
Eliza Crisman
Thank you for the photo. Merry Christmas. Take care of yourself.
Added by Alice on Dec 25, 2014 11:04 AM
Steve McElvarr
Bluett, Deloughery, ....
Thank you some much for making all the additions and edits I requested.
Steve McElvarr
Added by Steve McElvarr on Dec 06, 2014 10:58 AM
Patricia Harrison Armstrong
Hannah Anderson edits
Thank you so much! Pat
Added by Patricia Harrison Armstro... on Nov 20, 2014 6:27 PM
Joshua A Mougeot
Thank you, truly
I have been searching for my grandmother's remembrance piece online for a long time now. I thought I would never see it. I was 17 and working full time so I wasn't able to go to Montana to pay my respects to her. Being able to at least have this means so much. Betty Lee Huff Olson, thank you for giving her grandson a chance to say goodbye.
Added by Joshua A Mougeot on Nov 17, 2014 2:50 AM
rosie mcnaughton
Hi Becky,
I am sorry you have been ill. There seem to be a lot of people on here who aren't very well. I hope you feel better soon. Take care of yourself.
Added by rosie mcnaughton on Nov 11, 2014 6:26 AM
ID Military in Westlawn-Hillcrest
We are currently working to identify anyone buried in Westlawn-Hillcrest Cemetery Omaha NE that has served in the military. If you have a loved one buried there or know of someone, please send us a message. We place flags on the graves for Memorial Day. This project is sponsored by Centennial Masonic Lodge #326.

If you can send us the names, we will be sure to include them on our list to get a flag.

Thank you for the help with this ongoing project.


If you have already received this message, please accept our apologies for the duplicate message.
Added by C.C.Diamond on Nov 07, 2014 1:04 PM
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