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Lisa! It was great to have you on board with us for the first-ever (of many-to-come?) Schlitze's Day! Our little Friend would be delighted he can still draw a crowd! What better accolade for a show biz Icon? Viva Scott Michaels and findadeath, viva Shelly Lichoff, viva Micah Harris, viva Phil De Croocq, viva Joel Malmen, viva Bryan Moore, and viva Heather Saenz, Lisa Burks, Tim Harris, Liesel Damota, Nick Lichoff, Bill Paredes, Bill Paredes Jr., Gary and Gail Koch, CiCi Cota, Steve Goldstein, Michael Kriegsman, and last but NEVER least, famous SCHLITZE!

- Verne Langdon

It's wonderful that he was able to have a marker placed over his grave. I've seen Freaks several times and I've read what I could find about him and I'm never failed to be amazed at how happy this gentle soul was. It's too bad, and probably impossible, but too bad that the people he shares a grave with cannot also have a headstone. Everyone desrves one and I'm so glad Schlitze has his.

You don't have to feel sad about the people who share a grave with Schlitze because he is watching over them and making them smile. I could think of no better place to be buried then beside this wonderful human being.

The grave across from his is the first victim of Manson

Dear, please remeber that don't miss your smile forever!

This is very interesting i love knowing about things like this discovering interesting stuff and also paying your respects to the dead its just amazing. and i seen that CC woman on LA Ink show :D You all are amazing<3

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By Lisa Burks

  • Exploring History From The Ground Up!

    I enjoy spending time exploring cemeteries, reading and photographing headstones of celebrities and civilians alike, and learning about the lives and deaths of these so-called "permanent residents" of the graveyards and mausoleums. This blog chronicles those experiences.


    I am a proud member of The Association of Graveyard Rabbits!

    May 2, 2009

    In addition to this blog, some of my older material is archived at Buried Treasures at LisaBurks.com

    One of the cemeteries I'm most interested in these days is Grand View Memorial Park in Glendale, Calif. I wrote about its legal problems for the LA Daily News' community hub, ValleyNews.com from August 2006 to December 2008, when Valley News ceased operations. In response to reader requests to have one central source of information, I created and continue to maintain Grand View Memorial Park (dot) Info.

    "We've gotten a front-row seat to all the twists and turns taking place at the beleaguered cemetery, Grand View Memorial Park, from an intrepid citizen journalist named Lisa Burks." ~ Jason Kandel, ValleyNews.com Editor, 12/28/2006