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A Monumental Way to Recognize Veterans

When: Memorial Day Weekend – May 27th, 2018 1:00PM (CDT)
Where: My Calumet Park, 2305 W 73rd Avenue, Merrillville IN 46410
Contact: Audra Martin – 844-iTernal

Memorial Day Weekend is a time dedicated to remembering our loved ones, and especially the
veterans of the United States military. At Calumet Park Cemetery in Merrillville, Indiana an
innovative memorial will be revealed with the dedication and unveiling of the first personal/
digital tombstone to be erected in a United States cemetery.

The tombstone honors the late Paul R. Vogel, a Vietnam veteran who was also the CEO and
President of the cemetery located in Merrillville, Indiana

To carry on the legacy of the cemetery and provide future generations with memories of
Paul’s life & for others who want to share their loved ones stories. Paul’s son Brant Vogel & his
partner Audra Martin & Ofelia Tellez Fierro has started a firm iTernal USA, the world’s first
personalized digital tombstone. Visitors to the cemetery will see memories of their loved
ones through an interactive display of the person’s life. The messages are displayed on a
tombstone that can be solar-powered and self-sustaining. The digital tombstones are patent
pending and assembled in the USA. They can feature music, videos, photos, interface with
social media and holograms.


Paul R. Vogel who was the CEO and President of Calumet Park Cemetery. Paul served our
country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, was a founding father of the Chicago Lions
Rugby Club, also on the board of directors of Liberty Savings Bank. His son's and family
members are still carrying on his traditions at My Calumet Park since his unexpected passing
on September 27th 2017.


iTernal USA was founded by Brant Vogel, Audra Martin, Ofelia Fierro, Senka Dreu, Saso
Radovanovic & Martin Fatur with the goal of using today’s technology to preserve yesterday’s
memories, because a life is more than a start and end date.


Patent Pending