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Loren Bender (#47060026)
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Bio Photo I am a retired businessman who enjoys genealogy as a hobby. I find that genealogy and "Find a grave" go hand in hand and its easy to do both at the same time and both are very rewarding.In adding Memorials for those in my family I have added memorials for many non-relatives in hope that it will help others as others have helped me. If I've submitted a relative of yours and you would like it transferred to you, just ask. I live in the Omaha metro area and thats where most of my photos were taken.Researching Bender, Ausdemore,Hittner, German,Ternus, Bockholt, Hatzenbuehler, Kramer, Wickelman and many others. Most of My family came from Germany in the Mid 1800s and settled in the North Eastern Nebraska German farming comunities and spread from there.In my research if I run across a grave of someone in the Military that is Killed in Action they get special attention and i try to find out as much as i can about them and put it on the Memorial. We owe it to these Heros and they should not be forgotten.I authorize anyone to use my photos for any reason."Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you." ~~~Princess Diana
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Hemmer Family Connections
I saw that you had connections with the Hemmer family. I have been trying to link all of Nick Jr's children on Find A Grave. Can you tell me if you know where the daughter named Anne ended up? She was ten in 1920, but by the 1930 census she is no longer with the family, so I figure she either has married or has passed away. Do you know? And if she got married, what was her married name? Thanks Loren
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Added by CarolJJ on Oct 09, 2017 1:11 PM
RE: Cyrus Thomas Miller
Howdy again Loren, I also found and submitted edits for all his siblings. Thanks. Kevin.
Added by ASA on Oct 03, 2017 3:46 PM
RE: Cyrus Thomas Miller
Howdy Loren, enjoy your trip. I found Cyrus's wife in Minnesota. Find A Grave Memorial# 52716641 . There is a memorial for Cyrus there too. He also has a son who is probably still alive. I was going to submit an edit to Cyrus for her, but couldn't as you have one pending. I will leave that to you. I found a notice and obit for Cyrus which have so so pictures. Will post ASAP. Thanks. Kevin.
Added by ASA on Oct 03, 2017 2:01 PM
RE: EstherSwanson
My mother Esther Jackson was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial in Omaha Ne in 2014
Added by Anonymous on Sep 29, 2017 11:57 AM
RE: Dean A. Woods
Howdy again, another tidbit of info. In 1940 Dean was listed as working in a printing house. Thelma's brother Joseph is listed as a press man in 1940 and a printer in his obit. Dean and Thelma probably met thru that brother. And they lived about a block away from each other Kevin.
Added by ASA on Sep 18, 2017 5:55 PM
RE: Dean A. Woods
Howdy Loren, long note to let ya know what I found. Dean's father remarried a younger gal and ended up in Kansas with a bunch of other kids, Dean's half siblings. Found him and edited him to the memorial for Dean in Seward. Dean's wife never remarried. Thelma was the daughter of Joseph and Della (Brown) Kohiro, who went to Council Bluffs to marry like Dean and Thelma did since against law in Nebraska for different races to wed. Thelma's mother was white. Thelma's father ran restaurants in Lincoln for years. Interesting tidbit for me is that years ago a gal I knew wanted to go look at a property way out south of Lincoln. She said an oriental family had lived there and last survivor who she knew, presumably Thelma, had gotten to old to stay out there and just moved. Property sat empty and became a magnet for young kids to hang out. It was a huge older brick house that could have been called a mansion when in good shape. But, no upkeep and vandalism had taken it's toll. Eventually place was sold with the land, torn down and developed. I always looked for that place when I drove out that way, Thelma's father's obit had address. Anyway, found obits, and whole family is out in Lincoln Memorial. I got some of the info and made memorials and also submitted edit for Thelma to be connected to Dean. Haven't found a picture of Dean yet, but Historical society has portraits of him and Thelma. If I can get down there, I can snap a few of them. Will try to get Dean's obit also. Thanks. Kevin.

Added by ASA on Sep 18, 2017 5:26 PM
Cheryl Mueller
God Bless Our Heroes
Check out Steve's memorial now, I finally got it. Not the best picture, but right side up!
Added by Cheryl Mueller on Sep 17, 2017 5:31 PM
Cheryl Mueller
RE: Steve Mallette
Thanks Loren! Last case scenario, you can do the phone thing. I could send the photo to you via email.....I'll try that :)
Added by Cheryl Mueller on Sep 17, 2017 4:20 PM
Cheryl Mueller
It's lovely on my Ipad, when I transfer to Find A Grave, it turns.......I am giving up until I hear from you :)
Added by Cheryl Mueller on Sep 17, 2017 1:55 PM
Cheryl Mueller
OH! Re: Steve
Guess it's okay...also a tiny hand-written stone beside it. I cannot read it all, but was he first buried over seas?
Added by Cheryl Mueller on Sep 17, 2017 1:38 PM
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