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zinger (#47015817)
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Bio Photo Suddenly all my ancestors are behind me.
"Be still," they say.
"Watch and listen. You are the result of the love of thousands."


My name is Cathy Schwartz Lukovich and I'm a cemetery walker and a genealogy newbie. I'm originally from St. Clair, MI, and I've been interested in my own ancestry since my mother took me on cemetery walks as a little girl, pointing out this relative and that one and instilling in me a passion for remembering and documenting the past and all those who shaped it. After visiting the F.a.G. website and taking several virtual strolls through the online cemetery I've come to realize that everyone deserves a remembrance. Whether they've come from humble beginnings and lived hard, frugal lives or been blessed with comfort and wealth; whether they've lived long storied lives or short, seemingly insignificant lives -- everyone has a story. The people remembered on this website are woven into the fabric of our collective existence, they've created our pasts, molded our futures, and they're the backbones of our families. Each and every one has known and shown love, happiness, heartache, and pain, and their lives all had meaning and purpose. I will do my best to honor their memory, and I'm grateful to all of you who contribute and do your part to keep the memories alive. We owe it to those who have passed before us to document their existence for those who come after us, so that they may know from whom and from where they came.


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I'm currently researching the following surnames --

Schwartz/Schwarz
Weid/Wied
Westrick
Goulait/Goulet
Currier
Lukovich
Betts
Hammond
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Messages left for zinger (30)[Leave Message]
TiffanyH
Diane Welhelm
Hi, I am not sure I spelt the last name correctly but it is the F.A.G memorial from the husband whom obviously loved his wife and had a sense of humor abt her nice A$$ I read that some ppl have had complaints or issues regarding this memorial and I just wanted to say..... you did not write the words you are simply documenting a memorial that to me is sweet and funny and as far as it's appropriate questionability well the Family and the Cemetery allowed it. I think that it's great as much as he obviously loved her he still managed during his grief to be able to have a little humor and I would bet she probably would not only approve she probably would have had a good laugh herself! Thanks for sharing!
Added by TiffanyH on Jul 23, 2017 3:37 AM
Ken Rouston
Merry Christmas
Cathy (Zinger): You are, by far, my favorite Find A Grave volunteer. Your notes and bio's on memorials reflect your caring nature and show how truly respectful you are of those who have gone before us. The stories of these folks need to be told and perpetuated and you do it from your heart so beautifully. Thanks Cathy. The Best to you always.
Added by Ken Rouston on Dec 20, 2016 10:34 AM
Love Always, Renee
Thanksgiving Blessings
Wishing you and your family a special day of thanks.
Added by Love Always, Renee on Nov 22, 2016 6:21 PM
Kasey
Just a comment
I read your memorial on Diane Marie Wilhelm and I must say you write beautifully.
Added by Kasey on Oct 06, 2016 6:39 AM
David Mayo
Flowers
Thank you for your flower token and kind words on my family's memorials. It's appreciated.

-David
Added by David Mayo on Aug 02, 2016 12:45 PM
Always & Forever
Robert Kelley
Thank you for visiting my husband's grave. Your post meant so much to me.
Added by Always & Forever on Jun 29, 2016 1:21 PM
Ken Rouston
Notes on Memorial Pages
Cathy,

Thank you so much for the kind and thoughtful notes that you placed on several of my family members memorials. You are obviously a sweetheart. If you ever need help with a search in Northern Michigan, just let me know. Thank you for such kindness.
Added by Ken Rouston on May 01, 2016 8:22 PM
Lisa Craig Arrowood
William Andrew Arrowood
Than You for the note on my son's memorial page. Find A Grave needs more members like you. Blessings to you Lisa Craig Arrowood
Added by Lisa Craig Arrowood on Apr 06, 2016 4:48 PM
Ken Rouston
Memorials
Cathy,

I just happened upon one of your memorials and read your profile. You have the same values regarding Find A Grave as I do. Just wanted to compliment you on your approach and the respect that you project to those that are no longer among us.
Added by Ken Rouston on Mar 26, 2016 10:16 AM
Love Always, Renee
Christmas Blessings
Wishing for you, a very blessed Christmas and Peaceful New Year.
Added by Love Always, Renee on Dec 22, 2015 5:50 PM
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