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Kathy's kin n more (#47287171)
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Bio Photo Family history has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. I started taking pictures of headstones before we had the luxury of digital cameras---oh my, I am dating myself!!
As I have explored and stomped cemeteries, now with my digital camera, I am working to refine some initial photos. While stomping for family headstones, I have taken pictures of names that have been seen in my genealogy database. In many cases, I have made contact with distant relatives and always enjoy hearing from them.

I am quite happy to share the headstone pictures I have taken. Please feel free to use them at your disgression, as they are there for all to follow the links of their roots. HOWEVER--other photos I have added may not be used or copied without specific approval by the!

Kathy Negles Loebach
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John Aitutis
I have removed the link that I had for his father as you requested. I received that edit link in June 2016 from member JF-B #47283216. He has the memorial #163600171 for Anna Aitutis which needs to be corrected. Judy
Added by Judy on Jan 15, 2017 1:43 PM
Could you please tell where you got Agnes as the mother but did not list the father. This appears to be one of the older Szczepaniaks in the cemetery.
Added by Rochelle on Jan 07, 2017 9:45 AM
David McInturff
McInturfs in Arizona and Illinois
Thank you very much for all of the transfers, which I see with the numerous messages in my inbox. I really appreciate you making these transfers.
Added by David McInturff on Dec 29, 2016 8:47 PM
Nancy J. Miller
RE: obit for Charles Schultz
Hi, thanks for the thanks! first time EVER that I received a note like yours. I think that all Find A Grave memorials should have some kind of obit, even a short one. Happy Holidays. Nancy Miller
Added by Nancy J. Miller on Dec 19, 2016 7:46 PM
Jean Bower
Bobbie Halcomb Ott #120065277
Thanks for sending her obituary; I've updated her memorial.

Added by Jean Bower on Dec 17, 2016 5:50 PM
Janine M.
Clement Barto Obituary
Hi Kathy,

Here is a copy of Clement Barto's obituary in case you didn't see it. Thanks!


Clement “Jake” Barto, 98, of Spring Valley died Dec. 5, 2016, in St. Margaret’s Hospital, Spring Valley.
A prayer service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday in Barto Funeral Home, Spring Valley, followed by Mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m. in The Nativity of Our Lord Parish (St. Anthony building on Mautino Drive). The Rev. Robert Spilman will officiate. Burial will follow at Valley Memorial Park with full military honors by Spring Valley American Legion Memorial Group.
Visitation will be 9-10:30 a.m. Friday in the funeral home.
Jake was born on Nov. 5, 1918, in Spring Valley to Clement and Mary Calcio Barto. He married Evelyn Seneff on Dec. 18, 1946, in Spring Valley. She preceded him in death on May 17, 1992.
Jake was a graduate of Hall High School, Class of 1936. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1941-45, seeing action in the central Pacific, southern Philippines, Ryukyus and the Aleutian Islands. Jake earned six Bronze Battle Stars, the American Defense and Philippine Liberation Ribbons, four overseas service bars, and one service stripe. He was very proud to be one of the few surviving World War II veterans.
Jake was employed by Westclox for 12 years. He later worked for the United States Postal Service as a mail carrier in Spring Valley, retiring in 1986.
He was a member and past commander of Spring Valley American Legion, Nativity of Our Lord Parish and a charter member of the Rice River Boys. He was a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan.
Jake is survived by his children, Gary (Donna) Barto of Charlottesville, Va., Robert (Cheryl) Barto of Peru, Mark Barto of Spring Valley and Mary Paula (James) Peterson of Fort Collins, Colo.; six grandchildren, Tina (Eric) Gehrt, Brian (Jessica) Barto, Jamie Barto, Robert (Britney) Barto, Nicholas (Clarissa) Barto and Courtney (Bryon) Parker; and six great-grandchildren, Drew, Mike, Carter, Peyton, Maddox and Caleb.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Zoe; his brother, Ronald Barto; and his sister, Lorraine Parsons.
Added by Janine M. on Dec 08, 2016 3:03 PM
Georgia Smith
eugene urban
Kathy, I added the obituary for you. Georgia
Added by Georgia Smith on Dec 06, 2016 3:02 PM
Roger Volkert
Family link
Hi Kathy,
for Helen Volkert Truckenbrod
Find A Grave Memorial# 62159297
You may want to add her daughter to the family links - Agnes Catherine Truckenbrod
Find A Grave Memorial# 62159234
One of your other postings

Helen Volkert Truckenbrod is one of my cousins

Roger Volkert
Added by Roger Volkert on Nov 21, 2016 1:06 PM
Cory (CSC)
Bio pic
What a beautiful picture! Makes one wish they were there at the time this photo was taken!
Added by Cory (CSC) on Oct 18, 2016 10:37 AM
Georgia Smith
george's obit
Kathy, I added it for you. If he and his wife are family, I can transfer them to you. They're not mine. Georgia
Added by Georgia Smith on Oct 05, 2016 3:05 PM
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