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Aavedt (#47229161)
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Bio Photo In fourth grade, many,many years ago, I became involved with this wonderful hobby. Thank you for having this website!
Cemetery: euphemism coined by the early Christian writers. It is a Greek word for dormitory, a place to sleep.
"...passing down memories is the strongest link in the gossamer bridge that binds us as people."
David Baldacci.
"The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living." Marcus Tullius Cicero.
In eternal honor of our ancestors
Who left behind so much,
Who started here with so little,
That we might have everything.
Pax Christi.
Genealogy is the warp on which the fabric of history is woven. It is the most immediate, personal kind of history, and for many the most satisfying kind,rooted in the pervasive values of family and heritage. It is an essential part of the one great task each of us is called upon to undertake----the exploration of who we are.
From the Vesterheim Genealogical Center and Naeseth Library literature. Madison, Wisconsin.
A woman was trying to impress her friends at a party one afternoon. "My family's ancestry is very old." she said. "It dates back to the days of King John of England." Then turning to a woman sitting nearby, she said condescendingly, "How old is your family, my dear?"
"Well," replied the woman with a smile. "I can't really say. all of our family records were lost in the Flood."
They, who blazed the trail and broke the Virgin soil,
Ne'er garnered half the harvest of their toil;
To-day, wher'er they sowed, others reap
To them is sleep."
their brave deeds and, alas, too often their very names are forgotten.

""High fortune may be tossed away,
Nor health nor skill my long endure,
Only the name I bear is sure,
And since from it I cannot hide,
Lord, let me hold my name in pride."
It's hard to understand how a cemetery can raise its burial costs and blame it on the high cost of living.
All the world’s a stage,
And all the men and women merely players;
They have their exits and their entrances,
And one man in his time plays many parts,
His acts being seven ages. At first, the infant,
Mewling and puking in the nurse’s arms.
Then the whining schoolboy, with his satchel
And shining morning face, creeping like snail
Unwillingly to school. And then the lover,
Sighing like furnace, with a woeful ballad
Made to his mistress’ eyebrow. Then a soldier,
Full of strange oaths and bearded like the pard,
Jealous in honor, sudden and quick in quarrel,
Seeking the bubble reputation
Even in the cannon’s mouth. And then the justice,
In fair round belly with good capon lined,
With eyes severe and beard of formal cut,
Full of wise saws and modern instances;
And so he plays his part. The sixth age shifts
Into the lean and slippered pantaloon,
With spectacles on nose and pouch on side;
His youthful hose, well saved, a world too wide
For his shrunk shank, and his big manly voice,
Turning again toward childish treble, pipes
And whistles in his sound. Last scene of all,
That ends this strange eventful history,
Is second childishness and mere oblivion,
Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything.
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Added by Phyllis on Sep 18, 2017 8:38 PM
Ken Richter
RE: Fred
Thanks for the follow-up.
Added by Ken Richter on Sep 16, 2017 5:22 PM
Ken Richter
RE: Gravestone photo.
Do you have any clue about her husbands death and burial? I could find no proof of her husband death. There are a few Freds in Calumet County, but one born in 1922 lists a different wife first name. See Brandt village, just west of Chilton.
Added by Ken Richter on Sep 16, 2017 11:05 AM
RE: Photos
There were two more Toebe markers nearby. Added those, along with comments and GPS for all 4 Memorials.
Added by Bulldog on Sep 10, 2017 7:52 PM
RE: Photos
OK, let me know if there are any more I can help with. Caught up on my end so far. Thanks and You're Welcome too!
Added by AlongTheWay on Sep 06, 2017 4:44 PM
P.S. Re: Levenhagen & Westgate
By the way, once they are fixed, with your photos moved, and your later memorials deleted, I would be most willing to transfer the updated memorials to your care. Just ask.
Added by AlongTheWay on Sep 06, 2017 3:16 PM
RE: Levenhagen
Took me a bit, but I found the memorials you were talking about.

1. I added: Ida M Levenhagen Westgate
Created by: AlongTheWay
Record added: Jan 19, 2015
Find A Grave Memorial# 141546401

2. You added: Ida M. Levenhagen Westgate
Created by: Aavedt
Record added: Aug 11, 2016
Find A Grave Memorial# 168060155

Can YOU move your headstone photo?
- to Memorial# 141546401 - and then DELETE Memorial# 168060155

Or are you asking ME to copy the photo and save to Memorial# 168060155 - giving you credit for the photo in the Caption? Please advise.
ALSO, I see we have duplicates of her husband and their daughte; they are all 3 buried in the Mishicot Cemetery (you have husband and daughter in Holy Cross Cemetery:

3. Dr Hugh J Westgate
Created by: AlongTheWay
Record added: Jan 19, 2015
Find A Grave Memorial# 141546426

4. Dr Hugh J. Westgate - can you MOVE his photo, or should I?
Created by: Aavedt
Record added: Aug 11, 2016 - in wrong cemetery
Find A Grave Memorial# 168060296

5. May Westgate
Created by: AlongTheWay
Record added: Jan 19, 2015
Find A Grave Memorial# 141554559

6. Created by: Aavedt - NO photo - in wrong cemetery
Record added: Aug 11, 2016
Find A Grave Memorial# 168060390
Added by AlongTheWay on Sep 06, 2017 3:01 PM
Ken Richter
RE: Cleaning material.
Yes, I used Wet and Forget.

Added by Ken Richter on Aug 18, 2017 9:05 PM
Ken Richter
Jacob Kuhn
Check out the before and after on Jacob Kuhn memorial marker. These two photos have been taken about 6 months apart. This solution is slow but safe.
Added by Ken Richter on Aug 15, 2017 4:20 PM
bill acheson
RE: Edes/Van Allen
Thanks, I was wondering if you were related. Next time I make it to Menomonie I'll look at your suggestions.
Added by bill acheson on Aug 09, 2017 5:33 PM
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