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70334Re: [TexasCzechs] Czech obits

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  • Robert and Nancy
    May 22, 2013
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      Thank you so much for all of your hard work over the years with the obits.  You have helped so many of us so much. 
      I should follow your lead with the quilting, but I like genealogy as much as I like quilting and there never seems to be enough time for both.  But I probably ought to at least finish the quilt that has been sitting here for a couple of years only needing the binding to be finished...haha!
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      Sent: Sunday, May 19, 2013 9:20 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.



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