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Embalmu2 (#46834659)
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Bio Photo 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 (currently in Eternal Love) 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. This should verify location and if someone really does not have a marker.

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.

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irene orbin
Edward McCormack
I forgot to add, that I would like your permission to use your photo for my family tree.
Have a great day,
Added by irene orbin on Aug 21, 2014 9:08 PM
irene orbin
Edward McCormack
I've come across the headstone you photographed (92528736)for McCormack, Edward and Mabel. First, I would like to express my appreciation for your kindness in taking these pictures and posting them for families to see. Second, I believe this is my grandfather's headstone. I don't know if you have any other information that you can add, but if you do, I would love to have it.
Thank you again,
Added by irene orbin on Aug 21, 2014 9:07 PM
Maria Florian
Thank you so much for sending the Walker family over to me. I am still missing their daughter Maria Florian #66813465. You sent me a Marcia Florian, a child buried with her mother, but do not know if she is buried with Maria or another Florian.

Again thank you.
Added by Theresa on Aug 19, 2014 3:30 PM
Jerry Prouhet
Charle J Stephens
Hi Embalmu2, thank you very much for the photo of Charles J Stephens' Gravestone. I hope you don't mind, but I am going to put in another Photo Request for his Gravestone. Could you please clean off the lower left hand corner where his birth date is at, so we can see his full birth date. Also, do you have his Burial Plot location?

Thank you very much for your time, Jerry
Added by Jerry Prouhet on Aug 16, 2014 9:43 PM
Maria Florian
I promise this will be the last time I bother you today, but could you please transfer Maria Florian #66813465 to me. She is family and I want to add her info.

Thank you again,
Added by Theresa on Aug 12, 2014 5:45 PM
Mary Jane Fish
Could you please transfer Mary Jane Fish #66813463 to me so I can add her and her info to our family.
Thank you,
Added by Theresa on Aug 12, 2014 5:42 PM
Joseph and Mary A. Walker
Could you please transfer Joseph Walker #70631865
and his wife, Mary A. Walker #70817289 to me. My number is #47150485. They are the parents of Elizabeth Young and I want to link all of them to their families.

Thank you so much.
Theresa Davids
Added by Theresa on Aug 12, 2014 12:14 PM
Elizabeth Young
Could you please transfer Elizabeth Young #67022674 to me. My #47150485. She was the mother of my uncle (by marriage), I have all of her family info I would like to add.

Thank you so much for all you do for all of us.
Theresa Davids
Added by Theresa on Aug 12, 2014 12:03 PM
Bonnie Shirley Amery
RE: Simmons at Oak Hill
Thank You for the additional information that you shared and for your kindness.
I hope to make this family proud.
Bonnie Shirley Amery
Added by Bonnie Shirley Amery on Aug 03, 2014 3:45 PM
Janice Hollandsworth
Clark E Allison
A quick explanation of my recent edit. Mr Allison was KIA during WWII and the date that I sent you for his death is the date from his headstone application. He was buried here in the states in 1948 so I understand why you have 1948. Many of our vets were repatriated from other countries in the years following the war and this is a common error in cemetery records.
Added by Janice Hollandsworth on Jul 29, 2014 9:22 AM
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