Monthly Archive: November 2016

Nov 11

Remembering Our Veterans on Veterans Day

Today is Veterans Day, a day to remember, thank, and honor our U.S. veterans. Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day and was created to commemorate of the end of World War I. Fighting between the Allied Nations and Germany ceased on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, the date …

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Nov 08

Tombstone Tuesday–Luther K. Becher

This is the tombstone of Luther K. Becher, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: LUTHER K. BECHER Sept. 18, 1913 July 15, 1914 Luther Kenneth Becher was born 18 September 1913 in Indiana, the son of G.J. Edward and Hulda (Berron) Becher. He was baptized …

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Nov 04

Madonna of the Trail

The fall foliage has been particularly spectacular this year so a couple weeks ago we decided to spend a day driving around Indiana looking at the beautiful countryside. We ended up in Richmond for a late lunch, at a restaurant on U.S. 40. Route 40 is also known as the National Road. There is a …

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Nov 01

Tombstone Tuesday–George W. & Mary L. (Schlenker) Becher

This is the tombstone of George W. and Mary L. (Schlenter) Becher, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: BECHER Mary L. Feb. 16, 1875 Dec. 2, 1951 George W. Feb. 29, 1868 Nov. 10, 1939 George William Becher was born 29 February 1868 in Liberty …

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