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Judy H (#46977685)
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Bio Photo Most of my memorial pages are for family. I also volunteer to take and upload photos for other members to their memorial pages. I often add plot location or other information in the photo caption. If you click on photo on the memorial page you will see a larger version of the photo where you can read the caption if one was added.

I occasionally take other photos and make my own pages to upload them to. If I have entered a memorial for a family member of yours, and you would like to maintain it, please let me know. I will be glad to transfer ownership to you!

A very handy way to find Milwaukee area death notices is to search digitized images of Milwaukee area newspapers.

I have had to remove the links to the Milwaukee Journal, Milwaukee Sentinel and Mil Journal/Sentinel. Apparently Newsbank bought the digital rights and Google had to delete access.

Hopefully there will be access again, my library is working on it but for now there is no online access.

They were also found in the "M" section of
Google News Archives

There are still many other newspapers available
at the Google link.


Some online Wisconsin cemetery databases.

Milwaukee Catholic Cemeteries Genealogy database

Good Hope and Pilgrims Rest Cemeteries

Wauwatosa Cemetery







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Tim Koenig
RE: SSND nuns
Hi Judy:

Thanks again for your help with the Koenig SSND nuns - and for ALL your help in documenting the SSND community.

My great-grandparents Joseph Koenig (Find A Grave memorial # 135236224) and Helena Hartmann Koenig (# 135230880) had five children, including three daughters. The eldest daughter was Wilhelmine "Mina" Koenig Weber (#162619581). The two younger daughters would join the School Sisters of Notre Dame...
- Sr. M. Felicia (#82374369) was born Josephine "Josie" Koenig.

- Sr. M. Mildgitha (#80239554) was born Kate "Katie" Koenig

Unfortunately, I never got to know the three "Koenig girls". They passed away before I was born. I was able to confirm the above names & nicknames using family histories, obituaries, discussions with cousins and census records. - Tim Koenig
Added by Tim Koenig on May 20, 2017 11:32 AM
Zella
RE: Josephine Haessly edit
Hi again,

I just found her California birth entry. She was actually born Patricia J. Alvarran. Note different spelling of last name. So it must have been Patricia Josephine and she didn't like her first name.

Zella
Added by Zella on Mar 31, 2016 7:58 PM
Zella
RE: Josephine Haessly edit
Hi,

The A stood for her maiden surname. That's pretty common - I see that a lot on stones, where the true middle initial is actually something else, and the middle initial of the maiden surname is used instead.

Thanks,

Zella
Added by Zella on Mar 31, 2016 6:06 PM
Neil D Scheidt
RE: Spohn Family Cemetery
Please be aware the photo is not current and I am not sure when it was taken. Our local historic graveyard association has been very active in maintaining these cemeteries but it's hard to get around as often as necessary.
Added by Neil D Scheidt on Feb 11, 2016 8:13 PM
EpitaphWriter
RE: Zimmerman's
You are most welcomed. Tessie was the loving Aunt of one of my sister's best friend all throughout her life. They died months apart. While I didn't have any plans of doing Tessie or her niece, I was in St. Adalbert's doing a relative memorial who was right next to Tessie niece Rita and her sister, brother in law. It was if they were calling me from the grave. So I am doing my best. I have had to ask my oldest sister who knew them best for I was young way back then. Keep up the great work,. This is addicting, isn't it?
Added by EpitaphWriter on Aug 16, 2015 11:10 AM
Helmut Göppinger
RE: Clara
Hi,

I'm glad to hear from you. Thanks for the emails and the photos added to Clara's memorial page. It's amazing what all is archived. I have the page amended accordingly and delete the duplicate pages. I hope, the memorial page is now ok.

If I can do anything for you, do not hesitate to contact me.

Best regards

Helmut Göppinger
Esslingen am Neckar
Germany

P.S. The till now selfgoverning countries Baden and Württemberg in the Federal Republic Germany were in 1952 unitet to the country "Baden-Würtemberg".
Added by Helmut Göppinger on Jul 27, 2015 7:22 AM
Helmut Göppinger
RE: Klara Poedtke
Dear Ms. Judy,
By a show on German TV I hear about Find A Grave. I was curious to see if an entry about Klara Poedtke is included. Klara or Clara Wilhelmine Poedtke born Göppinger was my aunt, the daughter of Wilhelm Göppinger and my father's sister. She was born on 02.12.1901 in Reutlingen/Germany and was already emigrated with 21 years to the USA. By the passenger list of Ellis Island (there called "Goppinger") she has arrived in 1923 (www.ellisisland.org). She lived in Milwaukee, married Edward Poedtke an died on 15.11.1944. More I dont know about Klara, because I never have know herself personally. I hope to have served you with this dates. Need you more informations about our family?
Greetings
Helmut Göppinger
Germany
Added by Helmut Göppinger on Jul 21, 2015 9:02 AM
Phillip
RE: Henry Wasniewski - Holy Cross
All the ones that have row/grave start by the fence and north end. Even the ones on the east side.

Most of the ones with lots zig zag north to south, next row south to north. With lot one on the east end. Except the blocks 4n & 4s lot one is on the west, and zig east to west. 4n east side is a mess.
Added by Phillip on Jun 17, 2015 7:38 AM
Kathleen
RE: Sr Mary Gonzaga Haessly
No problem Judy. I have family in All Souls and when my photo request was sitting a bit, I decided to go and get the photos and since I was making the trip, decided to fulfill some other requests while I was there. When looking through the photo requests, I saw some were quite old, by 4 years!!! And there were around 200 at the time. I have found the cemetery is not as far away as I had thought so for some of the walking I am trying to get in, my husband and I have been frequenting there, hoping to get these old requests filled. So, I am very glad I could help out. If there are any others you need help with, let me know and I will try my best to fulfill.
Added by Kathleen on May 31, 2015 6:56 AM
Dan Dreifuerst
Sr. M Framentia Wagner
Hi Judy,

I entered Sr. Framentia last December from a church burial record I received from the parish I received recently. I see there is a Sr. Frumentia at Mt Carmel, so one of these needs to be deleted. I never visited the Mt Carmel cemetery. I assume it is near the convent on that hill.

I will try to get up there this week with the nice weather coming up and look for that one and photograph some of Holy Cross.

Dan
Added by Dan Dreifuerst on Apr 12, 2015 4:30 PM
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