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Brian Backes (#47148484)
 member for 7 years, 7 months, 25 days
Ben J. Schreiner
Thank you so much - I appreciate it. I almost have the whole family together You're very kind and generous. Thank you. Judi

Added by Yeschke on Feb 20, 2017 4:46 PM

Joan Burtts Knowlen
Thanks so much for transferring Joan to me, Brian. I do appreciate it! Hope you're having a great week!

Added by Debbie on Jan 12, 2017 2:11 PM

Gareth Horvath
Gertrud Nickolaus
Sorry to say I do not have anymore info on your family. My aunt Ellen Voigt recently passed away and as family historian I received a bunch of photos and funeral cards. Our family has no connection to Gertrud Nickolaus that I can find so I posted it here. If you would like the original send me your mailing address and I will send it to you.

Added by Gareth Horvath on Jan 12, 2017 9:56 AM

latest Bismarck Tribune article
Kudos to you on the additional article in the BT! I just noticed it now on your profile. That's amazing how Central ND memorials outreach to families all across the globe! Wow!! :-)

Added by Debbie on Jan 08, 2017 10:06 PM

Allen Monasmith
RE: Bertha Monesmith #13255970

You're right, Bertha was Gus's first wife.

Added by Allen Monasmith on Jan 06, 2017 11:34 PM

Jerry Reiswig-82nd Airborne
Baptist Cemetery
Thanks for the Grave Marker photo for Henry and Adeline Gessele.

Added by Jerry Reiswig-82nd Airbor... on Nov 22, 2016 5:35 PM

Caryn Dugo
Brucker and Stenehjem
Thanks Brian for getting the pictures for Mickey and John Brucker and adding the information to Buck Stenehjem's memorial. While not related to me, they were people I knew while I was growing up. You always come thru...thanks again!

Added by Caryn Dugo on Nov 12, 2016 7:18 PM

Michael J. Petrie
thanks for photo of Edna Stebbins gravestone

Added by Michael J. Petrie on Nov 08, 2016 5:09 AM

Two BEEKS Graves
Thanks so much for the two photo posts. It is wonderful to have them and I appreciate all you've done!


Added by Louie on Nov 07, 2016 9:09 PM

Photo of Edna Stevens Marker
Thanks So Much for your wonderful picture.

Added by Junice on Nov 07, 2016 6:29 PM

Mabel Holt/Muus
Very well done!

Thank You


Added by PJC on Nov 05, 2016 4:53 PM

John and Theresa Senger
Hi Brian,

Thank you for another fine photo and fulfillment!
Greatly appreciated.

Kind regards,

Ken -

Added by KPS on Oct 31, 2016 8:43 AM

Matt Schmidt
George and Rosallia Schmidt
I appreciate your hard work in getting these headstones. Thanks!! -Matt

Added by Matt Schmidt on Oct 24, 2016 11:25 AM

Janet Strand
Everett Gilbert
Thank you so much for posting this photo for me.

It took me many hours searching through archived newspapers to discover that Everett was one of the victims.

This really means a lot to me and to the display that I will be creating to honor the flu victims at UND.

Again, thank you so much.

Added by Janet Strand on Oct 22, 2016 6:01 PM

RE: Obituary
Thanks Brian. I am slowly working through old newspapers that the Library of Congress has posted online. I'm a big history buff, so I find this information fascinating. And I figured if could help others at the same time, great. I'm sure our "paths" will be crossing quite a bit.


Added by Cami on Oct 10, 2016 7:38 AM

Bruce Schnell
Ethel Erbstoesser's Headstone
Thank you

Added by Bruce Schnell on Oct 02, 2016 5:20 AM

Cathy Brunt
Wilhelmina(Matilda) Klawitter
It's me again have been so helpful....I am taking advantage I am afraid..... Johanna Augusta Rautenberg's mother..Wilhelmine Klawitter came with Johanna and Julius to America -St Paul- then to Bismark ND.....she died there--but we have no date.....We think somewhere from 1894--1897. She lived with Johanna and her family...No record at Fairview Cemetery or St. Mary's Cemetery.....However...Wilhelmine's son (Johanna's brother) Fred Klawitter (long time resident) purchased a plot-SW1/4 (graves 7-8 ) Lot 1 Block 1 Original Plat at Fairview Cemetery..... there is no record of anyone buried there on file...but I am questioning whether his mother might be buried there........Fred and his family are all buried at StMary's Catholic Cemetery in Bismark......I am questioning why anyone, especially at those times would buy a cemetery plot and not use it........Cathy Brunt

Added by Cathy Brunt on Sep 09, 2016 12:00 PM

Cathy Brunt
Julius Rautenberg
Thank you so much for the obituary information....I don't think the family had much money for an additional memorial....their farm had to be sold to pay off their debts and the girls moved to Canada to be near their older brother... Cathy Brunt

Added by Cathy Brunt on Sep 09, 2016 11:38 AM

Rachel Whitaker
Thank you :)
I just wanted to thank you for taking the time to take a photo of Johanna and Albert Rickert's grave/headstone and for posting it on here. :)

Added by Rachel Whitaker on Sep 08, 2016 5:15 AM

Evelyn Rowe Nelson
Herb Schimmelpfennig
Hello Brian,
Thanks for the wonderful memorial for Herb. I lived in Mohall, ND when he was teaching at Mohall. He was a highly respected educator in that town. Thanks for the memory of him.
Evelyn Rowe Nelson (#47040334)

Added by Evelyn Rowe Nelson on Sep 04, 2016 7:27 AM

Juhola family
Thank you so much Brian, for the edits on the Juhola family (# 70907068) and burial in Braddock Cem.

I am so grateful for such wonderful findagrave volunteers.

Thank you!

Edmonds, Wa

Added by Tami on Sep 02, 2016 9:03 PM

Albert Duppong
Thank you for the photo of his headstone.

Added by Dstmnstr on Sep 02, 2016 4:53 AM

Karen Griswold Stroh
Thank you for the transfers and all you do

Added by Karen Griswold Stroh on Aug 26, 2016 9:47 AM

Jerry Reiswig-82nd Airborne
North Dakota Veterans Cemetery
Thanks for Grave Marker photos for Irvin and Darlene Huft.

Added by Jerry Reiswig-82nd Airbor... on Aug 26, 2016 9:08 AM

Daniel Snyder
Harry Penfold Snyder
Thanks Brian!

Added by Daniel Snyder on Aug 22, 2016 1:37 AM


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