Archive for the ‘Europe 2016’ Category

Greg and Shelly

September 17, 2016

13244626_10210093505431281_2258608329747521477_nAll in all, we had a fabulous time exploring ancestors together!

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More Hiking

September 17, 2016

20160912_12510914264884_10210093511471432_8397644717852828984_nThey were good sports about tackling Mr. Pilatus.

Switzerland Again

September 17, 2016

14264961_10210093508271352_2601030019923380177_nWe wanted Greg and Shelly to see the mountains, so up we went!20160902_021556

More dead ancestors

September 17, 2016

20160909_162516I can’t believe we found the gravesite of a Lies relative in one small town we visited. Greg did a fantastic job of researching ahead of time.

Food

September 17, 2016

20160909_113950They introduced us to the joys of eating delicious foods. I think we’ll be doing less eating cheese and bread on future travels.

Quaint

September 17, 2016

20160908_18030720160910_195539Once we left Ted and Al and Mimi, Greg and Shelly led us on a driving tour through some of the most quaint towns in Luxembourg, Germany and France.

Sweden

September 17, 2016

14232992_10210039152832500_2039986100085332320_n14211982_10210039151072456_6857261475462889676_nWe so enjoyed our time together in a place that is surprisingly like Wisconsin!

Churches

September 17, 2016

14264182_10210039147072356_8769831288761969079_n14199631_10210039147752373_2845651961888079494_nWe found churches they attended. We worshipped there ourselves as Ted played hymns on the organ.

Ted

September 17, 2016

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20160907_122729This marvelous man spent two days with us touring the stomping grounds of Johan (Bob’s great, great grandfather) and Adolf (Bob’s great grandfather) in Falkoping, Sweden. It was so incredible to stand right where they had stood while Ted told us about life back then.

Dead Ancestors

September 17, 2016

14199209_10210045286105828_7525752890163657614_n20160907_122123The main point of our trip was to find Bob’s dead ancestors, and we did. We met up with Al and Mimi and Greg and Shelly to search for Swedish grandparents.