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Bob Ottinger (#47263661)
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Recently I have started tracing my family tree, and in searching for the burial locations for my ancestors my family and I have found a fun and enjoyable hobby. My nine year old daughter views it as a treasure hunt. She even wants her own camera so she can take pictures by herself instead of using/sharing mine. Now as we go through towns she asks if there are any cemeteries that we need to stop at.

My favorite "treasure" that we have found was by accident. While searching through a rather large cemetery for a distant relative we found my grandfather. He had been killed in a car accident two weeks before my mother was born. I never knew when, how or where he died until I started tracing my family, and no-one was left who could remember where he was buried. At first when I saw the headstone I thought it was my uncle, as he was a junior, but I just kept looking at the date and knew that it wasn't right. Finally it dawned on me who he was.

I hope everyone out there is having just as much fun as we are. Good luck in your treasure hunting.
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Thanks for your prompt response to edits, corrections, and suggestions I send you. I really appreciate it.
Added by kclem on Sep 06, 2016 3:48 PM
Karolina Millinger Kappelin
Hi Bob,
I'm researching the Millinger family and would like to know if there are any relatives of Karolina in your database. My husband's 2x great grandfather, George, is the brother you mention in the memorial information. I've researched the family extensively in Steinach, Germany and would like to correspond with other family members in Wisconsin. Becky Millinger
Added by frenchlady on Aug 25, 2016 2:48 PM
Bruce Harrison Storm
Transfer please
Bob, Wilhelmina Behling 121608766 is my second great grandmother. I would appreciate your transfer to me at 48294342. As my appreciation to you I will remove all ads from her memorial.
Thank you,
Bruce Storm
Added by Bruce Harrison Storm on Aug 23, 2016 7:16 AM
Bruce Harrison Storm
Transfer please
Bob, Fred Behling 121608763 is my second great grandfather. I would appreciate your transfer to me at 48294342 .As my appreciation to you I will remove all ads from his memorial.
Thank you,
Bruce Storm
Added by Bruce Harrison Storm on Aug 23, 2016 7:11 AM
Ellen Cole
Bob Ottinger you created a memorial on Find A Grave for Ellen Cole (#121644716) & Lester Cole (#121644718) at Mentor Cemetery Humbird Clark County Wisconsin ... do you know the plot# for either or a place I can call to verify they qre actually buried there ,,, I do not know where you got the information to create the memorial, sometimes it is taken from the secretary listing of people buried in the said cemetery. I ask all this because the volunteer picture taker was unable to find their markers which is not unusual (I volunteer to take pictures too) but I am trying to now verify this is the actual place of their burial. Thank you for any help you can furnish. DeeAnn Cole Scott #47953636
Added by DeeAnn on Aug 22, 2016 10:58 AM
Kathy Wilson-Suchocki
Clara Henchen 1881-1982
Hi Bob- How are the caretaker for this post, Clara Henchen? Are you related?
She was my great Aunt and my mom was very close to her. I have info on her parents and siblings if you are interested: reply here.
Added by Kathy Wilson-Suchocki on Aug 15, 2016 10:51 AM
Karen Schaub
Kleckner and Lichte
Thank you, Bob, for creating site for little Maynard Kleckner and for Amelia Lichte (nee Rupprecht). I've added photos for both. I will eventually add a wedding photo for Amelia. Karen.
Added by Karen Schaub on Aug 06, 2016 7:45 AM
Kathy Cox
Maintain Gravesite

Busy day. Can you please transfer me Jessie Bohn's site, 120308756.

My account is: 48971020
Added by Kathy Cox on Jul 29, 2016 12:20 PM
Kathy Cox

Can you please transfer me Jennie Harper Ramberg's site so I can update and maintain her family history.

Her memorial is: 121700916

My account is: 48971020
Added by Kathy Cox on Jul 29, 2016 8:33 AM
Kathy Cox
Maintain Site

Fred is my Great Uncle. I would like to maintain his site. He died in WWI and I would appreciate being able to update and maintain his info.

Thank you

Kathy Cox 48971020

Freds Memorial is: 121700922
Added by Kathy Cox on Jul 28, 2016 1:51 PM
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