Category Archives: Family history

Frank Reting – Santen

In my search for information about ‘Aunt Mamie’, I found reference to another family secret.  A newspaper article from February 1902 quoted Mamie on the disappearance of her father, Fire Company Captain Frank Reting.  She said that he had been … Continue reading

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Aunt Mamie

About the time I graduated from high school, Grandma Maly, our mother’s mother, told us a story about her Aunt Mamie:   When Aunt Mamie was young her boyfriend got her pregnant. Not only did he refuse to marry her, … Continue reading

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