Tag Archives: Family

A Eulogy for my Uncle Vern

Today we buried my dad’s brother, my Uncle Vern.  The family requested that I give a eulogy, and it was an honor to do so. One of the difficulties I encountered in writing the eulogy, though, is that I don’t share … Continue reading

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Does Your Family Have Your DD214?

Yesterday I learned that my Uncle Vern Lange, my father’s only remaining sibling, passed away.  Uncle Vern lived in Taylor, Wayne County, Michigan for most of his life, where he served as a fire fighter for the local fire department, … Continue reading

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Beginning a Genealogy Blog

I created this website in the summer of 2013 as a place to store my quickly-growing “Genealogy on Facebook” list, and frequently considered using the site as a genealogy blog, but was never disciplined enough to create a writing schedule. … Continue reading

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