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70308Re: [TexasCzechs] Czech obits

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  • Roland Beausoleil
    May 20, 2013
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      Hi Rosemary,
       
          Thanks for all your hard work the last few years by posting all these obits. What a treasure this will be to people doing family research to have these all stored online.
       
          I have over 21,000 emails in my inbox and I estimate that 80% are obits from you that I haven't read yet so it's going to take me quite a while to go thru them.
       
          Thanks again.
       
              Roland Beausoleil
       
       
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      Sent: Sunday, May 19, 2013 10:20 PM
      Subject: [TexasCzechs] Czech obits

       

      Hello Texas Czechs,

      The last of the “Z” obits went out tonight.  I have about 400 more obits left.  I am still researching online at night and checking the newspapers and funeral home every week.   One of my projects is to go once a week to the Fayette County Library in La Grange (down the road) and go through the La Grange Journal searching for Czech obits.  The newspaper begins in 1880, and I have typed eight obits from it so far.  Going through a newspaper on microfilm is rather time-consuming as I have to check each page/frame.

      As a result, do not be alarmed if there are days when I only send out 3 or 5 or no obits.  I want to make some quilt tops and quilt them.  Newsprint is black and white.  Working with colors and design will be a fun change for me.

      Rosemary

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