So, yesterday, I found myself in St Cloud with a couple hours before my next client. I have the list of requests in the truck (I know, don't say it) so I headed to Assumption Catholic Cemetery and then Calvary Public Cemetery.
Strangely, someone's been requesting priests' graves lately, but the amount here in Catholic Stearns county became overwhelming, so I quit accepting em. Still, I figured there'd be a Clergy section even if some are buried in regular sections all over the cemetery. Yup, and it even included the bishops.
Finding a grave in either cemetery involves calling the historical society to get the plot location, which is STILL iffy. The person I was looking for at Calvary was supposed to be in section 5, Row 4, grave 2. She'd died in 1901.
I looked first where the map said she should be, then ALL up and down every row in section 5. When I gave up, I was on the north edge of section 5, and the truck was on the south. Ok, one more quick sweep as I walked...and WOW...look who I found:
|Veronica R and John B Wintermeyer. She was Grandma Hesch's sister Vernie (Sand).|