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Pat Pitcher (#46851188)
 member for 7 years, 9 months, 16 days
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Bio Photo In 2006 I googled my mother's name and found her on Find a Grave--this was a joyful day for me. Of course, I had to find everyone else! It took awhile after joining (initially to place 'flowers' on their memorials) before really understanding enough to make memorials myself. This I began in 2011, starting with my darling husband. Was involved as a bereavement facilitator for my church (right after Ken's death) - am very aware of the needs of the grieving to tribute their loved ones. Find a Grave is a wonderful place to do just that. Am also quite experienced in the pain which insensitive/unthinking people can inflict. (Am presently not actively facilitating--although I still find myself helping with grief issues any where I happen to be.)

My direct family lines are through Fonnesbeck, Duval, Gerbet, and Bissegger families.

My husband's direct family lines are Pitcher, Jorgensen, Plowman, and Barrett.

And many, many more before!

However, I am fascinated by all.

Have found several loved ones and friends through findagrave and am thoroughly hooked on helping to make all of our searches more satisfying, productive, educational and just plain fun!
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"When we are dead, and people weep for us and grieve, let it be because we touched their lives with beauty and simplicity. Let it not be said that life was good to us, but rather, that we were good to Life. ~~~Jacob P. Rudin"
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"And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count; it's the Life in your years." ~~~Abraham Lincoln
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"Death puts Life into perspective." ~~~Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Diane Kron Van Orden
Helen
Pat, I updated the photo of Helen's headstone to her memorial page. Did you know that she has 2 memorial pages? She is #28376955 & # 28670725 Diane
Added by Diane Kron Van Orden on Apr 15, 2014 7:29 AM
Kathy Parson
RE: Ray and Margrethe
Thank you for connecting Uncle Ray with the rest of his family. Since they never had children and since my Dad was the baby brother, they kind of adopted all of my siblings as theirs and they came for Thanksgiving and Christmas and Sunday dinners frequently. Great memories! That's completely fine if you keep Uncle Ray, you had him first . Thanks again for all of your work on these memorials, you do a fine job. I'm just starting to submit info.
Kathy
Added by Kathy Parson on Apr 09, 2014 1:33 PM
Kathy Parson
Ray and Greta McBride
Hi Pat,
I was so excited to see the picture of Uncle Ray and Aunt Greta that you put up on their memorials! Uncle Ray is one of my father's older brothers. I too remember their awesome house with ALL of the beautiful flowers and shrubs. The back yard was wonderful. I also remember the spinning wheel and I remember all of the curios that they bought while they traveled and the strange smells (to me as a child) of the sandlewood and other carved woods. We lived south of Blackfoot and visited when we could. They were both Teachers and I loved them both.

Will you please add Uncle Ray's father #42036793 (Ed) and mother #42036809 (Fanny). If you wouldn't mind, I would very much appreciate it if you would consider transfering Uncle Ray #13921531 over to me. If not I understand. I have a lot of info on him that could be added.

Thank you for your great work,
Kathy McBride Parson #47496298
Added by Kathy Parson on Apr 08, 2014 1:06 PM
Angela Notarangelo
Nedra Dalling
I have made the changes that you requested to my distant cousin Nedra's memorial. I had hoped some of our family would contact me when I created her memorial as I would love to know more about that side of my family. Thank you for you help. Angela
Added by Angela Notarangelo on Apr 07, 2014 5:20 PM
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Ramona Marie Allen Garcia-Perez
Hi Pat,
I wanted to let you know that one of your added memorials was instrumental in helping me to locate my bio family.
DNA testing and much research brought me from 100 possibilities down to four and the information on Ramona who turned out to be my half-sister help me locate living family members, many whom I will be meeting in July.
Thanks so much for doing this important work!
Regards.
Deb Markey
Added by debm on Mar 28, 2014 3:49 AM
Anna Marie Brask
RE: Troels Fonnesbeck
Thanks for answering, cousin Pat :-) I answered your email. And I think, I found you on Facebook. Anyway, i applied for freindship, so if it's not you... I'll have another new friend ;-)
Anna Marie
Added by Anna Marie Brask on Mar 27, 2014 2:13 AM
Anna Marie Brask
Troels Jensen Fonnesbech
Hi Pat.

I have just found out, that you're somehow relatet to my great great grandfather, Troels. His daughter in Denmark is my great grandmother.I would love to hear a little about him and your relationship to him. I hope, you can help me.

Anna Marie Brask, Denmark
Added by Anna Marie Brask on Mar 26, 2014 8:30 AM
Krista AQ Thompson
RE: re Margrethe McBride
Did I typo my email address? Not unheard of! I'm headsnortails@yahoo.com. If that doesn't go through, try trawmadawg@aol.com.

:-)
Kris
Added by Krista AQ Thompson on Mar 22, 2014 7:55 PM
Kimberly (Eubank) Stevens
RE: thank you
Your welcome Pat
Added by Kimberly (Eubank) Steven... on Mar 22, 2014 4:34 PM
Cheryl Olsen
RE: Thank you
Your very welcome.
Added by Cheryl Olsen on Mar 10, 2014 2:46 PM
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