After looking up lugubrious, (Turns out it means sad. A few months ago, I discovered a Mennonite online dating service: Menno Meet (a friend asked, “Menno Meet or Menno Meat? It’s a members-only network, so to participate you have to apply. Knowing also how ambivalent some of my generation are about their Mennonite faith, I imagine it’s a way to discern active believers from those merely claiming a Mennonite cultural identity. In responding to this, I’m faced with questions that have nagged at me for several years: I’m not convinced that the aspects of the Mennonite faith that I hold most dear (simplicity, community support and accountability, the peace church stance, service) are necessarily Mennonite truths across the country.is a searchable database of dozens of different types of documents, from obituaries to census records to ship manifests.The site provides a search option for "Birth, Marriage & Death." Type in as much information on the deceased as you know, and the site will provide a list of possible matches.If you find yourself in need of an old obituary but don't want to pay a fee, there are ways to locate old obituaries, from recent deaths to those that occurred centuries ago.However, it will take some work as free ones are not as easily found. As religions go, it’s not terribly, well, progressive, and their views on premarital sex, divorce, alcohol – in fact, pretty much everything we other people call “fun” – are, again, pretty strict. In short, Mennonites are not the sort of folks that any normal person would even think to date. Mennonites, it turns out, are a traditional, peace-oriented religious group that can be like Protestants, or can be a LOT more strict. They’re not Amish, Quakers, Shakers, or Candlestick Makers – but can often be confused with them because some Mennonites refuse technology and dress in the funny clothes and the floppy hats.
From newspapers to online resources, with enough digging, you should be able to find almost anyone's obituary if you have the right information.If you're unsure of the name of the newspaper (or newspapers) in the deceased's hometown, check Obituaries.com, which provides direct links to the obituary page of hundreds of newspapers, including the United States and several English speaking countries.To locate an obituary through the site, type the individual's first and last name in the search field at the top of the page, then select the country of death.The findings can be further narrowed to show only "Death, Burial, Cemetery and Obituaries." It is important to note that only offers a free two-week trial for new members.The free trial does, however, grant you full-access to whatever results your search uncovers, as well as the ability to print copies for your records.