Monthly Archives: May 2012

Out With the Old

Ah, one of my digital toys tools has outlasted the projected life span … namely, the HP Ipaq 2495b shown here.  I purchased it in 2006 and loved using it, a combination personal planner and pocket computer. It ran Windows … Continue reading

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Orgelknozert mit Gerti Görtz, Weihnachten 2011

A highlight of our trip to Germany was visiting St. Martinus Kirche in Nettesheim, the parish church where my husband’s great-grandfather, Mathias Löhr was baptized. At the conclusion of the tour, we were honored with a selection of hymns played … Continue reading

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Locating and Visiting the Grave of Sister M. Julitta

Earlier, in a series of six posts, I detailed the life of a great-aunt, Mary Catherine Naescher, who joined the Franciscan Nuns of Perpetual Adoration in Lacrosse, Wisconsin, and took the name Sister Mary Julitta. Records show she is buried … Continue reading

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Okke Sievers, 1882-1885

There is a first time for everything, and recently my husband, Jim and I, along with our good friend Dee Lindaman tried our skills for the first time at repairing the tombstone of a brother to my grandmother.   (In … Continue reading

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Family Memories of Building Dedication Event

One of the highlights of the Lohr building dedication celebration was the occasion to visit with other relatives whom we see only on an infrequent basis. It’s always a delight to keep in contact with nieces, nephews and in-laws. And … Continue reading

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