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Kathy Ripke (#47406663)
 member for 4 years, 11 months
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Bio Photo I have been working on my family history since about 2004, but have more recently begun using Find A Grave. I am excited by the possibilities Find A Grave offers for sharing information and making new discoveries. Surnames I am working on in particular are Ripke, Nehring, Anderson, Hubbard, Brewer, Brown, Wright, Scharff, Rahn, Carter, Robbins and Johnson.

I have documented several Hawaiian cemeteries while vacationing. I have no further information on any of those memorials. I am happy to add information or transfer memorials to you, if you are related.
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RE: Mate Dowd vs Mate Lees in the Ohio Cemetery in Rio, WI
Excellent - so glad you figured that out, and shared your explanation with me. Thank you so much!
Added by AlongTheWay on Nov 10, 2015 9:04 AM
Jim Ferris
RE: Re Sally Brown
Believe you have it right, thanks.
Added by Jim Ferris on Oct 15, 2015 1:46 PM
Jim Ferris
Re Sally Brown
Done. Please let me know correct cemetery so I can correct my records.
Added by Jim Ferris on Oct 15, 2015 9:09 AM
K. Roberts
Added by K. Roberts on Oct 13, 2015 11:48 AM
RE: Wright memorials in North Monroe Cemetery
I'm so glad I could help. I think finding places of burial the most difficult of all and I was unsure how to handle this when I discovered you had them in St. Johnsbury. There is another person looking for Wrights, but not this branch, and they are proving very elusive. Happy hunting!
Added by wlinzer on Sep 20, 2015 4:28 AM
Obit for Rev Paul Parker Anspach, Jr
Thank you, Kathy for this obituary for the Rev Paul Parker Anspach, Jr who has a memorial at the Dove of Peace Lutheran Church Memorial Garden in Tucson. I appreciate it~! Hope you are enjoying your week.

Kind regards,
Added by Debbie on Sep 11, 2015 1:22 AM
RE: Fink Family Transfers!
A few years back I used a source called to find cemetery listings. I ended up doing about 50,000 memorials in three years! I checked virtually all counties in many of the United States. Thus I scoured Iowa, my home state, and entered many cemeteries. Little did I know or appreciate the amount of ongoing work I was creating for myself! I get many emails daily with questions, edits, obits, etc.

I turned from listing cemetery listings to photographing graves as a volunteer. I have done many of the western suburb cemeteries and Wright County. I enjoy the fresh air, beautiful drives in the country, and scenic cemeteries. I think of myself as the "Cemetery Guy!"

Best to you always!

Added by Larry on Aug 27, 2015 6:25 PM
Fink Family Transfers!
Go Vikings! Hi Twin City neighbor. I live in Plymouth to the west. I am happy to help you any way I can, so just ask for transfers and I will do them!

Added by Larry on Aug 27, 2015 2:15 PM
M Wolfe
Gustav Roepke
Actually the newspaper was found in the Oelwein Daily Register, Jul 6, 1954. Please Correct.
Added by M Wolfe on Aug 20, 2015 3:10 PM
Thank you for the photos of Kathleen and John Overby's headstones, Kathleen was married to my 1st cousin 3x removed, Ovalt Arthur Feland Sr.
Added by Dstmnstr on Aug 15, 2015 9:09 AM
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