Many Hopes are Buried Here

DSCF2889Not far from the entrance to St. Luke Cemetery in Chicago stands a marble statue created in the likeness of Edna Miriam Paul (1897-1907).

The phrase Many Hopes are Buried Here is carved at the base of the monument.

Edna’s picture graces the front.2015 10-14 2

Parents Charles and Augusta Paul are buried nearby.

According to the 1900 census Edna was the couple’s only child.

The stone is weathered and broken, but remains a touching remembrance of a young life lost.

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