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DR (#46631293)
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Bio Photo "10 years at Find-A-Grave"
I began my interest
in genealogy about
30 plus years ago.
My dear grandmother
gave me very basic
written information
about my family history.
It has been an amazing journey with
many wonderful discoveries. The internet
has been a wonderful tool. I have been
very pleased to find my ancestors memorials
on Find-A-Grave. So going forward I hope to return the favor for others by adding photos,
information and editing family connections.
I hope to have an opportunity to help you!
*NOTE* Some of these folks are my family.
The others are photos taken and added for
the use of others in their genealogical
studies. *You many copy my photos but it would be nice if you let me know...*
Please contact me if you have additions, corrections,obits or connections.
*Transfers* - FAG TRANSFER POLICY:
How do I get a relative's memorial transferred to me? First, Determine if you really need the memorial transferred to you for management. Transferring of management should only be requested If you have extensive changes to make to a memorial. You can add photos and suggest corrections without having to request management. Simply having someone in your family tree is not grounds for a management transfer request. It would be impossible for all contributors to manage their entire tree. Transfer requests that do not include relationship to deceased or are out of guidelines are deleted. I would be happy to transfer a memorial to you if the memorial follows these guidelines. Please don't try to hoard graves. I have worked quite a few years to have the numbers I do and most were added and photographed by me. You shouldn't be asking to transfer if you have no connection... It's always nice when you acknowledge the transfer so I know you received it! IMPORTANT *If you are looking for a "perfect" photo, it doesn't always happen when you have limited time to photograph large sections of graves. I try my best but I am unable to stop and care for every grave that needs assistance. Please request a Find-a-Grave photo through the "Request A Photo" button tab if you do not feel my photo fills your needs. Thank you! DR

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Steve Braun
Ecke Family
Thanks for the transfer. I was interested with this particular group because there is so little information available about several of them. Even the cemetery records are missing for a few.

I've spent quite a bit of time gathering information and piecing the puzzle together and have started to uncover a fascinating family history that I'd like to share.
Added by Steve Braun on Feb 18, 2015 10:49 AM
Steve Braun
Transfer Request
Thank you for all of your documentation in the Sheboygan area. I've found your entries invaluable while building my family tree.

I was wondering if you would be interested in transferring a family group to me who are all buried together on the same plot in Wildwood Cemetery. They include my great, great, great grandparents Andrew and Caroline Ecke as well as some of their children and grandchildren. I've found the history of this particular family group interesting and would like to document each of them and continue to maintain the site as I gather more information on everyone.

The entries are:
#80055701 Adreas Ecke
#80055737 Caroline Schmid Ecke
#80055146 Franklin Muehlenberg
#80055122 Viola Muehlenberg
#80055299 August H. Bentrop
#80055655 Mrs W. Bentrop
#80056219 Amelia Berger
#80056244 Frank Berger
#80055003 Edna Hoeft
#80055039 William Hoeft
Added by Steve Braun on Feb 15, 2015 9:51 PM
R Wolfmeyer
Wildwood Cemetery
Thank you for adding the links I sent to Lydia Wolfmeyer Achilles memorial. Thanks too for the tombstone photos you've included in that memorial. So many family members across the country are able to see them along with information supplied without ever leaving their homes.
Added by R Wolfmeyer on Feb 15, 2015 10:48 AM
Bennett Russell
Avery
Thanks for the transfer.
Added by Bennett Russell on Jan 13, 2015 7:21 PM
Bennett Russell
Memorial# 87020869
Am asking if you would be so kind to transfer Levi Avery to me, for he is my great-grandfather. Thank you.
Added by Bennett Russell on Jan 12, 2015 11:27 AM
Vicki C.
Myron and Sarah Dewey
I would like to use your photos of their headstones in my family tree and on Ancestry.com. I will credit you with the photos. Thank so much for taking the time to photograph stones.
Thanks again and keep up the good work!
Vicki C.
Added by Vicki C. on Jan 03, 2015 7:49 PM
RWL
Find A Grave Memorial# 110567790
Rudolph Adolph Otto
Born: Aug. 14, 1885 - Sheboygan, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin
Died: Nov. 12, 1918 - Sheboygan, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin
Married: July 23, 1910 - St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, Sheboygan, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin
Frieda C. Henning (Find A Grave Memorial# 110567914)

Obit:
SHEBOYGAN PRESS, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1918, PAGE SIX, column 3
INFLUENZA PATIENT PASSES AWAY AT THE EMERGENCY HOSPITAL
 Rudolph Otto, 1841 S. Thirteenth street, passed away at 7:45 p. m. yesterday at the Emergency hospital as the result of Spanish influenza which later developed into pneumonia. The deceased contracted the disease a week ago yesterday. He was born in this city and at the time of his death had reached the age of 33 years. Prior to his illness he was employed at the Herman Milk Co. as deliveryman.
 He was married to Miss. Frieda Henning of this city, who with three children mourn his loss. They are Alice, Gilbert and Deloris. He also leaves his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Otto, and five brothers and two sisters: Walter, stationed in Kansas; Carl, in the service of the government and stationed in Colorado; Herman and Arthur, Sheboygan; William, Milwaukee; Mrs. Albert Stein and Mrs. Emil Zastrow of this city.
 Funeral services will be conducted at the family residence at 1:30 o’clock Sunday afternoon, and at 2 p. m. at the St. Andrew’s church, Rev. Otto Behrens will officiate. Interment will be made in the Wildwood cemetery.
Added by RWL on Dec 21, 2014 10:55 AM
RWL
Find A Grave Memorial# 110567770
THE SHEBOYGAN PRESS, Tuesday, March 12, 1963, page 10, column 5
Obituaries
WALTER OTTO
 Walter Otto, 70, of 1827 S. 13th St., a long-time employe of the Sheboygan Post Office, died at Sheboygan Memorial Hospital Monday noon. He had been in ill health for several months.
 Born in Sheboygan Jan. 3, 1893, the son of Frederick and Bertha Otto, he was a life-long resident of the city. He was a postal clerk for 38 years prior to his retirement about four years ago.
 He was married to Mrs. Frieda Otto Nov. 10, 1921.
 A veteran of World War I, he served as a member of the 20th Infantry Band and was a member of Prescott-Beyens Post 83, American Legion, and Sheboygan Barracks 2091, Veterans of World War I.
 Mr. Otto was a member of St. Andrew's Evangelical Lutheran Church and the Brotherhood of the church. For many years he was active in musical circles, playing cornet with the Sheboygan Municipal Band.
 Survivors are his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Thomas (Alice) Wolf and Mrs. Gordon (Delores) Krepsky of Sheboygan; two sons, Gilbert of Janesville and Donald of Highland, Ind.; 15 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; two brothers, Carl and Arthur Otto of Sheboygan; and two sisters, Mrs. Albert Stange and Mrs. William Neese of Sheboygan.
 Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church with the Rev. John Hagen, pastor, officating. Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery.
 Members of Sheboygan Barracks 2091, Veterans of World War I, will conduct memorial services at the funeral home at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Added by RWL on Dec 21, 2014 6:58 AM
Lenora (Weber) Mulock
RE: Re: Edits
I was not criticizing but wanted you to be aware of that feature ( didn't look at the # of memorial you had so you would know about that). THanks for the information
Added by Lenora (Weber) Mulock on Dec 20, 2014 10:15 AM
Lenora (Weber) Mulock
corrections
In the future can you use the edit tab to Suggest a correction. makes it easier - thank you
Added by Lenora (Weber) Mulock on Dec 20, 2014 7:15 AM
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