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Aavedt (#47229161)
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Bio Photo In fourth grade, many,many years ago, I became involved with this wonderful hobby. Thank you for having this website!
Cemetery: euphemism coined by the early Christian writers. It is a Greek word for dormitory, a place to sleep.
"...passing down memories is the strongest link in the gossamer bridge that binds us as people."
David Baldacci.
"The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living." Marcus Tullius Cicero.
In eternal honor of our ancestors
Who left behind so much,
Who started here with so little,
That we might have everything.
Pax Christi.
Genealogy is the warp on which the fabric of history is woven. It is the most immediate, personal kind of history, and for many the most satisfying kind,rooted in the pervasive values of family and heritage. It is an essential part of the one great task each of us is called upon to undertake----the exploration of who we are.
From the Vesterheim Genealogical Center and Naeseth Library literature. Madison, Wisconsin.
A woman was trying to impress her friends at a party one afternoon. "My family's ancestry is very old." she said. "It dates back to the days of King John of England." Then turning to a woman sitting nearby, she said condescendingly, "How old is your family, my dear?"
"Well," replied the woman with a smile. "I can't really say. all of our family records were lost in the Flood."
They, who blazed the trail and broke the Virgin soil,
Ne'er garnered half the harvest of their toil;
To-day, wher'er they sowed, others reap
To them is sleep."
their brave deeds and, alas, too often their very names are forgotten.
""High fortune may be tossed away,
Nor health nor skill my long endure,
Only the name I bear is sure,
And since from it I cannot hide,
Lord, let me hold my name in pride."
It's hard to understand how a cemetery can raise its burial costs and blame it on the high cost of living.
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Dan Dreifuerst
RE: Message
I will look at the museum in Malone, they have an extensive amount of info on Johnsburg. If I find a copy I will let you know. I read the Doctor's obit, there are some children here in Wisconsin. I will try to find them if nothing shows up at the museum. Another possibility is the Fond du Lac Library.

Added by Dan Dreifuerst on Jul 21, 2015 10:01 AM
Dan Dreifuerst
Thank you for your quick response. I have added "your" bio to the one at Capuchin cemetery and given you credit. I agree, keep the memorial at St Joseph's Springs also.

I sure would like to see the work you mentioned by Dr. Lloyd Steffan. It may shed some additional light on the unmarked Old St Johannes cemetery north of Johnsburg. We (the Malone Area Historical Museum and I) are in the process of constructing a historical marker at that site. See St Johannes cemetery in Fond du Lac County I created in Find A Grave.

Added by Dan Dreifuerst on Jul 21, 2015 9:13 AM
Dan Dreifuerst
Fr. Francis Haas
You have Fr. Francis Haas in St Joseph Springs cemetery in Fond du Lac. He is actually buried in the Capuchin cemetery at Mt Calvary alongside co-founder Bonaventure Frey.

I believe the marker you have pictured is a tribute to him at the nuns cemetery, not a grave marker. Ref your #97661592 and my #101657482. Is it OK if I add your bio to my bio?

Added by Dan Dreifuerst on Jul 21, 2015 7:46 AM
Daniel H. Dietsche
Duplicate of Arnt Mathison memorial... "Father"

I just found that there is a duplicate of my GrGrGrandfather's grave on the Our Savior's cemetery (Sand Creek, Wisconsin).
You've listed his memorial as the stone shows it... "Father".
I've also included the in my memorial of Arnt "Andrew" Mathison, that marker name of "Father".

Could you please remove your memorial, to eliminate any confusion?

Thanks for all of your work!
Dan Dietsche
Added by Daniel H. Dietsche on Jul 20, 2015 2:16 PM
Bill Hart
RE: Marcella
Thanks for pointing that out. I have moved her Lund pix to your memorial and deleted mine. Wen I shot all my pix at Christ Halvorson, I never found her other stone, if there is one.
Added by Bill Hart on Jul 15, 2015 7:07 PM
Tom Brocher
Napiecinski photos
Thank you so much for posting photos of the Napiecinski markers in Two Rivers so quickly! Wow, that was fast! Hope that you are enjoying the summer!

Much appreciated!

Added by Tom Brocher on Jun 23, 2015 10:52 PM
Spence Burton
Your BIO
Just a quick LOOKS GOOD to you for all the genealogical sayings on this page. Made my day. Thank you and please keep up the great work you do here!

Added by Spence Burton on Jun 23, 2015 9:18 PM
RE: Sister M. Schetter
I looked through all three of the sisters cemeteries by Silver Lake Collage and didn't see any tombstones for the other requests.
Added by Y.D.D. on Jun 23, 2015 3:45 PM
Milissa Casey
RE: Message

Sounds like that cemetery needs working on. Was the person going to send you the list of the cemetery by email or regular mail? That would be interesting to see.

How many family members do you have buried there?

Added by Milissa Casey on Jun 22, 2015 12:26 PM
David Haspert
RE: Sr Alexia
Thanks for keeping me informed. It is interesting that Sr. Alexia was buried in St. Catharina Cemetery after moving to Fond du Lac from Hays. Maybe to be with her sister, Sr. Clementia, who died the following year, both having died at the age of 93.
Added by David Haspert on May 16, 2015 6:05 AM
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