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Embalmu2 (#46834659)
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Bio Photo *Please read regarding transfers!: Happy to do transfers but PLEASE request through the transfer request link. You will get them much more quickly than through mail. Thanks!*

I have always been intrigued with the rich history found in cemeteries. My mom always took me (since I was a very small child) with her to put flowers on family members' graves and I suppose that started my love of cemeteries. I am a licensed funeral director/embalmer in MO and IL. I have personally photographed all of the markers at Oak Hill in Kirkwood and am now re-walking each garden to catch any that may have been missed or covered as well. I am using an interment spread sheet that I made for each garden made from the interment books. I have rewalked all of the gardens except New Babyland and the Mausoleum. I did find some markers I missed the first time around and have posted them! Unless the burial is new, if a record doesn't show a marker, it probably does NOT have one. Being an older cemetery, some flat markers may be buried or tablets broken and not repaired. Some of the public lots are in ovegrown wooded areas also. I am trying to list under the inscription section if there is no marker.

In Spring 2016, I plan on returning to the cemetery to walk with my spreadsheet and check each garden AGAIN by section/lot. Please let me know if you have a special request!

I have high numbers because I enjoy spending time in the boneyards with my camera, not because I am a records hoarder! This being said...

*Please note, I will not link family members I have no connection to personally. I don't want to assume and possibly place inaccurate information as fact. If you send me a request to link, I will transfer the record to you so don't be surprised!
*Please ask my permission before using my photos. I am happy to let you use them for ancestry purposes.
Thanks!

Janis
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RCS
Link Correction: Dr Edward A Doisy #109779048
Whoops! Previous link not good. Here is the correct one, so try this: Dr Doisy
Added by RCS on Sep 13, 2016 11:14 AM
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Dr Edward A Doisy #109779048
Thankyou for the opportunity to edit and resubmit the famous(for now) Nobel Laureate, Dr Doisy. Please consider leaving your vote. Best regards
Added by RCS on Sep 13, 2016 11:06 AM
Kathy Ziha
Requesting transfers
Janis,
If those listed below are not your relatives, would you be willing to transfer them to me?

Bertel Herold, Find A Grave Memorial# 90474059, my great aunt

Edmund J Herold, Find A Grave Memorial# 90474057; my great grandfather

Lillian A Herold, Find A Grave Memorial# 90474058; my great grandmother

Annie Weber, Find A Grave Memorial# 90474056; Lillian's mother, my gg-grandmother

Harrison J Weber, Find A Grave Memorial# 92828295; Lillian's brother

Margaret A Weber, Find A Grave Memorial# 68693013; Lillian's youngest sister who died of injuries from a car accident on Brentwood Blvd.

Theodore William Weber, Find A Grave Memorial# 90474055; Lillan's father. Theo was married to Annie Soehngen Weber (above Find A Grave Memorial# 90474056).

Thank you,
Kathy


Added by Kathy Ziha on Sep 04, 2016 10:23 AM
Lori
Transfer
Thank you
Thank you for the transfer of my aunt Audrey. I would also like my uncle Lou if possible please. 88035240
My # 49056105
Added by Lori on Sep 02, 2016 7:50 AM
Eric
Thank You
Thanks for the transfer of Thomas Wright # 84715297

Eric
Added by Eric on Aug 29, 2016 11:02 AM
Lori
Thank you
Thank you for the transfer of my aunt Audrey. I would also like my uncle Lou if possible please. 88035240
My # 49056105
Added by Lori on Aug 20, 2016 7:33 PM
Lori
Transfer please
My uncle 88035240. Thank you 49056105.
Added by Lori on Aug 19, 2016 11:17 AM
Lori
Transfer
This is my uncle. 88035240 I would like to transfer him to me please 49056105. Thank you
Added by Lori on Aug 19, 2016 11:14 AM
Michael Coppage
Eileen M. Gegg transfer
Thank you for the transfer. I really appreciate it. Thank you for all the effort you have put into making Find-A-Grave such a success.
Added by Michael Coppage on Aug 12, 2016 10:15 AM
LBeebe
James Brown
Thanks for the transfer!
Added by LBeebe on Aug 01, 2016 7:21 PM
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