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Chantel (#47171177)
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Kris Mackay
RE: Durward Budd
Thank you for caring enough to make that page for him, my grandmother never got over the death of her son. Are you related at all?

Kris Mackay
Added by Kris Mackay on Oct 31, 2015 1:14 PM
Chesnut/Behunin Descendant
RE: Hi friend
You are a sweetheart. I cannot go to Pet adoptions without wanting to bring one-two or ten home.
Growing up with the dog, like you did Princess are probably harder to lose. They share everything with you.
Talk to your Grandma. Aloud or in your head. Ask her for help when you hit a wall and then Feel for her answer. Because she is trying. This is for Your Research or ANYTHING you come through. It's A feeling you will learn to recognize and start looking even if you think you already have or it is something strange. Be SAFE about it but trust the feeling.
I have four Strong ones. My Mom and her Dady. And TWO I never met in this life.
Mom comes through a feeling in my chest. My Grampa comes through my conscience. The oldest of them connects with me in my elbows and she is the strongest. When my elbows feel strange Anything can happen and I look forward to the search.
The fourth used to use my printer. She is a little more subtle this last while.
But the printer came on rather I was in the room or not. When I was NOT even needing the printer, it would come on and I started looking closer. I ALWAYS find what I THINK or Hope is what they wanted me to find.
I KNOW this sounds committable.
EVEN if you do not know who your guild is THANK your Grandmother. She will get your message across. I KNOW she is looking out for you the same way you are looking after her memory and her family.

Oreo was the second one of dogs I called mine I lost. She went on her own. Coco we had from puppy, we lost in October also. we had to put her down. That was hard but we promised her when she could not run the mountain, we would not make her suffer. She ran like a puppy the week before and could not eat another bite of food. she would drink and puke it up. Oreo was mine and my hubby's trying to fill the void coco left; we adopted her A month Later for Thanksgiving.
This camping trip, we were all talking about how we thought she was born blind and deaf. She would run smack into the brick wall coming into the house. A couple times a year, I would be nursing some kind of a wound on her head and this was ALL of her life. I could see a look in her eye and I got off the porch to have her hit me instead of the wall, or I would have been nursing more wounds.
We had her for 17 years, Which is OLD for a dog. My son said he tells people about her and they think he is exaggerating. He said nobody else on this earth would have put up with that dog.
Last night was the first All nighter my hubby had since that night. I was weird, Schnoodle was weird.
The house is NOT ON LOCK DOWN to keep Oreo under control. I am not stepping over TWO dogs during the night to run across the hall.
Schnoodle can eat whenever she wants to which she Always leaves some; Oreo ate every bite in one breath and went after hers.
James started calling her Oreo Double Stuffed. That actually became the ONLY way we could keep her WHERE we wanted her. She was too fat to fit through the small space between gates or under the gate, she was Houdini. What she could not fit through she ate and clawed her way toward a that opportunity.
Leave anything on the floor she was going to eat it. SOMETimes it came back up with her retching.
the vet told us he want Schnoodle to GAIN and Oreo to LOSE weight so feeding them Separately we brought Oreo from Double stuffed [ When she passed she was skinny and still swallowed her food in one breath.
If my eyes or ears were not on her, she was looking for something to get into trouble.
This house is really quiet.
Which is why my hubby and I adopted Oreo seventeen years ago.
This time we have Schnoodle. Almost like they are not even the same species but...maybe like Jekel? and Hyde in the doggy world..
Schnoodle seems to be looking around A LOT.
She does not seem to understand "Stay" to Oreo with a small block meant saving her life.
Schnoodle Stayed with her.
Schnoodle does not eat everything her nose smells, that can rip out her stomach and everything else coming back up or on the way out. She does not run into brick walls.

I am in the room she is FINE. [most of the time} 24 hours straight and she will not even need to go out, she stays by me follows me she is fine. I Blink and she is c[r]apping and in the trash, she would eat my pens. I stopped buying those with lids because it was one less thing for her to find and rip out her stomach. When she would get sick I watched what she brought up. I cleaned her kennel, I saw almost everything she would not digest.
I was told a dog instinctively will not eat themselves into obesity or death.
NOT True. I learned to keep Oreo safe by watching Schnoodle

Last night was weird. there is no panting, slurping, her paws to the point where she leaves puddles on the floor. She was not finding something she KNOWS she cannot have and hiding her face in the corner, like I WON"T See her. That dog was a Full time job just keeping her from eating. It must have worked.
She was 17 years old.

Bill is glad she went on her own. She has had bad spells over the last few years and she rallied. He is a little surprised we did not get another Rally. I know I am still in Healing mode even though I knew this was coming.
James comes over and he still looks for the double attack saying HI. We Miss you.
Sorry for the novel

Added by Chesnut/Behunin Descendan... on Sep 19, 2015 11:46 AM
Chesnut/Behunin Descendant
RE: Hi friend
You have a guild my friend. Keep an eye out for that Old man you did not recognize. he peaked your curiosity about the eyes. See if you do not see him in any of those photos you looked through.
It is probably Normal to think you are losing your memories about your grandmother but when you carry her in your heart the way you do, when you need them those memories come back with Memories you never realized you had.
A Song or a Scent or a certain place will spark memories and maybe tears. Those are good too.

I messed around with the spelling. Miss Aslone Saxton We can HOPE someone finds them and gives us the details. It would not be the first time I found a baby in the records, with No stone WHO NOBODY knew nothing about. The message I got from that guy made ME Cry. But then I am a big baby.

I just spent last Sunday with the kids. They went home and Bill went to work and when we tried to settle in for a long night with Daddy not only last night of the week but the last night before his vacation, in and out all night long; Oreo would not settle. She paced forever and would lay down and cry out and stand up and PACE. Whacking her head on everything including Schnoodle who is our Shepherd/Airedale mix.
Dad came home and saw what I was seeing and thought 'geez I wish we could put her out of her suffering.' I took a deep breath and thought Okay I am not a b/// for thinking the same thing. He had to leave again worried for both of us. She settled enough I called him and told him not to worry; I hung up and she was UP again.
By 6;45am she passed.
We had her from the time she was 4 months old and and that was 17 years ago, next month. SO Age she Needed to go. Bill came home and I told him I was staying with her. Go to bed and get what sleep you can before your phone rings and tomorrow you will need to spell me.
He did not get that 6:30am call, he Always gets and I went up and told him Oreo was gone and he was surprised. There have been several times these past years we thought we would Have to put her down but she rallies. Bill was hoping for ONE MORE Rally.
It was just sooooooo weird James saw her Sunday and she was fine. I called him and told him and he was in shock.

We just got back from a quick camp out and The WEATHER was SOOOOOO Cold at night and actually cooler during the day. I LOVED IT.
We Have been cooling off slightly in the night here to the point where I was able to shut off the fans and hear absolutely NOTHING.
Today we come out of that canyon and HEAT just about got me and Schnoodle. We stopped in Springvile? and they went inside I stayed with Schnoodle Thank god I had water close for her. Bill forgot to bring me out a drink. and I did not pull water out of the cooler thinking he would bring me a drink. I am not going to stop on the freeway for ice water I know is in the cooler so I fantasized about it.
We pulled in our driveway I downed about a gallon of water. About a quart of that was STILL ICE Cold Yum.
Schnoodle was guzzling still more water.
How ODD is your world when the member of your family you resemble the most is your dog. She does not like the heat. She will drink water 24/7 AND She Whines when Daddy is out of sight.

You DO HAVE a Guild. When you feel like you have hit a wall ASK them for help and they most often will show you another clue OR It is time to just let it drop for a while and come back with fresh eyes.


Added by Chesnut/Behunin Descendan... on Sep 13, 2015 4:53 PM
Brent Bruderer
Bruderer family
Chantel, Thanks again for transferring the Bruderer family memorials that you created. It means a lot to me. Much regards, Brent
Added by Brent Bruderer on Sep 12, 2015 9:21 PM
Brent Bruderer
RE: Bruderer family
Bruderer family, Hello. Thank you very much. I would love for you to transfer any of the BRUDERER memorials you have to me. My # is 48058349. Thanks for all your work and consideration. Regards, Brent Bruderer
Added by Brent Bruderer on Sep 08, 2015 6:42 AM
Brent Bruderer
Bruderer family
Chatel, Hello. How are you related to the Bruderer family? Charles Bruderer is my paternal grandfather. Thanks, Brent Bruderer
Added by Brent Bruderer on Sep 06, 2015 7:15 PM
Paula Lloyd
Hi Chantel,
Thank you so much for the time and effort you took to take photos of the Pyper headstones! I really appreciate it!
Added by Paula Lloyd on Sep 06, 2015 4:03 PM
Thank you so much for fulfilling the gravestone request. Love it. Thanks again

Added by Rhonda on Sep 02, 2015 6:47 PM
Bonnie Jean
Glenn Earl Weber
Chantel, Thank you very much for the great photo you placed on the memorial for Glenn Earl Weber. Your time and talent are appreciated.
Added by Bonnie Jean on Sep 01, 2015 1:14 AM
Cemetery Walker
Randall Rasmussen
Thanks for the picture.
Added by Cemetery Walker on Aug 28, 2015 12:15 AM
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