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Image for Luxion Headstone - Naperville Cemetery - Naperville ILview gallery

SWSW11.6 km

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Occupational/Hobby Grave StonesLuxion Headstone - Naperville Cemetery - Naperville IL

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Headstone with boating scene

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Death squared

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/2/2009

last visited: never

Image for Garber Headstone - Naperville Cemetery - Naperville ILview gallery

SWSW11.6 km

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Occupational/Hobby Grave StonesGarber Headstone - Naperville Cemetery - Naperville IL

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Headstone in the shape of a drum for a young man.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Death squared

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/2/2009

last visited: never

Image for Joy L. Cohen, Dancer and Musician @ Forest View Cemetery in River Forest, ILview gallery

EE22 km

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Occupational/Hobby Grave StonesJoy L. Cohen, Dancer and Musician @ Forest View Cemetery in River Forest, IL

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From the gravestone it appears Joy Cohen was a Dancer(Ballerina) and a Musician

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CHI-TOWN ROMEO

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/18/2009

last visited: 2/18/2009

Image for Jacob F. Straman Fireman @ Forest Home Cemetery in Forest Park, Illinoisview gallery

EE22 km

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Occupational/Hobby Grave StonesJacob F. Straman Fireman @ Forest Home Cemetery in Forest Park, Illinois

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Jacob Straman must have been a fireman at some point in his life, possibly volunteer. Very nice grave marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CHI-TOWN ROMEO

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/18/2009

last visited: 2/18/2009

Image for Otakar Sroubek - Musicianview gallery

EE22.7 km

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Occupational/Hobby Grave StonesOtakar Sroubek - Musician

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Otakar Sroubek held two violins and a suitcase over his head to get across an icy river when he fled Communist Czechoslovakia in the late 1940s. He played with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for 48 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/2/2009

last visited: never

Image for Showmen's Rest - Woodlawn Cemetery, Forest Park, ILview gallery

EE22.7 km

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Occupational/Hobby Grave StonesShowmen's Rest - Woodlawn Cemetery, Forest Park, IL

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A rectangular plot with a small elephant set at each corner, and a larger elephant set in the center on one side. The elephants are all similarly posed with their trunks down, to symbolize mourning, and their proper right front leg set up on a ball.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/24/2010

last visited: never

Image for Beyond the Vines - Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago, ILview gallery

NENE33.2 km

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Occupational/Hobby Grave StonesBeyond the Vines - Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago, IL

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Beyond the Vines is an outdoor columbarium (aka Eternal Luxury Skyboxes) for dedicated Chicago Cub fans.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/14/2011

last visited: 11/2/2012

Image for Vislavski Headstone - Carpenter -Rosehill Cemetery Chicago, Illinoisview gallery

NENE36.7 km

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Occupational/Hobby Grave StonesVislavski Headstone - Carpenter -Rosehill Cemetery Chicago, Illinois

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Mr. Vislavski Carpenter or Plumber

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CHI-TOWN ROMEO

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/28/2009

last visited: 2/28/2009

Image for Edward M. Marxview gallery

NENE36.9 km

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Occupational/Hobby Grave StonesEdward M. Marx

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From his grave stone Edward Marx must have been a semi-truck driver. This grave is located in Rosehill Cemetery on Chicago's northside.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/22/2006

last visited: 2/22/2009

Image for William G. Friesview gallery

EE37.3 km

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Occupational/Hobby Grave StonesWilliam G. Fries

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William Fries was a firemen in the Chicago Fire Department. This grave is located in Rosehill Cemetery on Chicago's northside.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/22/2006

last visited: 11/16/2008

Image for George B. Armstrongview gallery

EE37.3 km

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Occupational/Hobby Grave StonesGeorge B. Armstrong

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George Armstrong is credited with founding the of the concept of en route mail sorting aboard trains which became the Railway Mail Service. Grave is located in Rosehill Cemetery on the Chicago northside.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/22/2006

last visited: 2/25/2009

Image for George S. Bangsview gallery

NENE37.3 km

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Occupational/Hobby Grave StonesGeorge S. Bangs

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George S. Bangs is credited with starting"The Fast Mail", his grave is located in Rosehill Cemetery on Chicago's northside.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/22/2006

last visited: 10/8/2016

Image for Farming Headstone, Woodstock ILview gallery

NWNW62.8 km

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Occupational/Hobby Grave StonesFarming Headstone, Woodstock IL

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Etched black granite headstone with farmstead

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nneuman

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/11/2011

last visited: never

Image for Farming Headstone, Woodstock ILview gallery

NWNW62.9 km

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Occupational/Hobby Grave StonesFarming Headstone, Woodstock IL

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Beautiful etched black granite stone depicting a farm scene

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nneuman

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/11/2011

last visited: never

Image for John J. Kmetzview gallery

SWSW103.5 km

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Occupational/Hobby Grave StonesJohn J. Kmetz

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Tiered cake

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member timcoplin

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/18/2006

last visited: never

Image for Henry M. Wilson - M.D. - McNabb, ILview gallery

SWSW122.6 km

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Occupational/Hobby Grave StonesHenry M. Wilson - M.D. - McNabb, IL

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Dr. Henry M. Wilson is interred in the Friends Cemetery near McNabb, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/8/2011

last visited: never

Image for Chester Tuszynski - Memory Gardens - Rensselaer, Indiana, USAview gallery

SESE126.2 km

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Occupational/Hobby Grave StonesChester Tuszynski - Memory Gardens - Rensselaer, Indiana, USA

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Chester Tuszynski is the design engineer of Universe-O-System.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member rogueblack

location: Indiana

date approved: 11/28/2008

last visited: never

Image for Les Paul - Waukesha, Wisconsinview gallery

NN126.8 km

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Occupational/Hobby Grave StonesLes Paul - Waukesha, Wisconsin

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Les Paul's grave stone, in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member msrubble

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 6/10/2015

last visited: 3/7/2017

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