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Paul & Sherida Hodel (#46636795)
 member for 10 years, 3 days
Pam Longfellow
Thank you!
Thanks so much for the Casterline photos and information about the gravesite. I really appreciate your doing this.

Added by Pam Longfellow on Oct 22, 2014 10:58 PM

Shelley Henningfeld
Carey Culbertson
Thanks for the photo; I appreciate your help!

Added by Shelley Henningfeld on Oct 22, 2014 5:45 PM

Sheri West
Fred Joseph Jenkinson
Thank you so much for his tombstone photo :)

Added by Sheri West on Oct 21, 2014 8:05 PM

Judy Mayfield
Mary and Jim Peterson
Hello Paul and Sherida,
Thanks so very much for taking the time to photograph Mary and Jim Peterson for me. Much appreciated.

Take care

Added by Judy Mayfield on Oct 21, 2014 8:09 AM

Ann Bowler
Bessie M. Otto Roberts
Bessie M. Otto Roberts
“The Rolfe Arrow”, Rolfe, Iowa November 14, 1985 page 3.
“Bessie M. Roberts”
“Services were held Monday, November 11, 1985, at the United Methodist Church, Rolfe, for Bessie M. Roberts, 78, who passed away Saturday, November 9 at the Rolfe Care Center.
Rev. Robert Hamilton officiated at the service with Powers Funeral Home handling the arrangements.
Bessie Merle Otto was born in Powhatan Township in Pocahontas County. She was the daughter of Charles and Mabel Burkholder Otto, She graduated from Rolfe High School in 1915 and taught country school in the Rolfe area. On August 27, 1922, she married Wilbur Roberts near Plover and the couple farmed in the Rolfe and Plover area until 1950 when they moved to Rolfe. Mr. Roberts died in 1967 and Bessie lived in Rolfe until 1982, when she moved to Harris, Missouri. In April of this year, she rturned to live at the Rolfe Care Center.
Mrs. Roberts was a member of the United Methodist Church Women, the Friendly Circle Club, Rebekah Lodge and the American Legion Auxiliary.
Survivors include her children, Charles Otto,, Phoenix, Ariz., Mrs. Willard (Ruth) Otto, Harris, Mo., Mrs. Claude (Ida) Stafford, Litchfield Park, Ariz., Harrison Roberts, Rolfe, and Mrs. Conrad (Sharon) Scott, Colo., twenty-four grandchildren, forty-seven great-grandchildren and one Great-Great-Grandchild, brother, John Ott, West Bend, and sister, Mrs. Martha Levene, Havelock.”
Thank you. Ann Bowler

Added by Ann Bowler on Oct 20, 2014 3:16 PM

Ann Bowler
Eva Belle Mason Roberts
Eva Belle Mason Roberts
“The Rolfe Arrow” Rolfe, Iowa December 12, 1940”
“Services Held For Mrs. Roberts At Plover Church”
“Deceased Was an Invalid for Many Years.”
“Funeral services for Mrs. A. L. Roberts were held in the Methodist church in Plover, Sunday afternoon. Rev. H.O. Ward of Laurens conducted the service. Mrs. J. H. Bucher was planist for Mrs. Glenn Forsythe and Miss Lucille Buchanan who sang appropriate hymns.
The Pall bearers were the deceased’s four sons, Joseph, Herbert Albert, Clarence and Harold and two nephews, Virgil and Wilbur Roberts. Mrs. C. E. Hancher and Mrs. Henry Fitzgerald had charge of the flowers. Mr. and Mrs. J. R. McIntire of Rolfe were the undertakers.
The body was laid to rest in the Powhatan township cemetery east of Plover. Many relatives and a host of friends gathered at the E. W. Kerns home for the dinner which was served by the members of the Royal Neighbors. Many more friends joined them for the funeral service at the church and at the cemetery.
Eva B. Mason was born at Indianola, Ia., Feb. 16, 1872 and passed away at her home near Plover, Dec. 6, 1940, at the age of 68 years, 9 months, and 26 days. She spent her girlhood in the vicinity of her birth. On Sept. 11, 1895, she was united in marriage to Andrew L. Roberts, and moved to Rolfe. To this union five children were born, four of whom survive her. Joseph A. of St. Paul, Minn., Maud E., who passed away infancy, Herbert A. of Mason City, Clarence A. and Harold E. of Plover. Surviving her also are tow brothers and one sister, S. T. Mason of Havelock, W. S. Mason of Renwick, Alta M. Baker of Winterset and two grandchildren. She was a member of the Methodist church, of the Aid society and a charter member of the Plover chapter Royal Neighbors of America. She had been a great sufferer for many years, being confined to her bed and chair for years but never complained.”
“Dear Mother, ne’er shall I forget
Thy brow, thine eye, thy pleasant smile,
Though in the sea of death hath set
Thy star of life, my guide a while.
Though never shall they form depart
From the bright pictures in my hearts.”
Thank you, Ann Bowler

Added by Ann Bowler on Oct 20, 2014 3:07 PM

ronald conrad
Ivan & Geraldine Clark
Thanks so much for the great headstone photo of Ivan and Geraldine. It is very much appreciated. Have a great day.

Added by ronald conrad on Oct 20, 2014 10:41 AM

ronald conrad
Simon E. Henderson
Thank you guys so much for the headstone photo of Simon. It is very much appreciated.

Added by ronald conrad on Oct 20, 2014 10:39 AM

Greg Volk
Thanks for the photo of the Matsons
So nice of you to take photos for others. It looks great.

Added by Greg Volk on Oct 20, 2014 9:03 AM

Lynda Elliott Dixon
Lowman Memorials
Hello Paul and Sherida! Just can't thank you enough for the wonderful photos for Willard and Florence Lewis Lowman and for Harold Lowman. Florence is my grandmother's sister and she and Willard had a large, loving family, as my father remembers them. Are you in Concordia? If so, do you know my dad's cousin Dorothy Lowman Swenson? I only met her once but she is a lovely lady. Thank you again and warmest regards,
Lynda Elliott Dixon

Added by Lynda Elliott Dixon on Oct 20, 2014 9:00 AM

# 110271582 Floyd L Huber
Thank you for photographing & posting his gravestone.

Added by Pioneersearcher on Oct 20, 2014 8:50 AM

T Hildreth
Wm, Catherine, & Stephen Emery
Dear Paul & Sherida:
Thanks so much for fulfilling my request for a tombstone photo for the Emery family at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. I appreciate your assistance. This will help round out the family history I am writing for a friend.

Terri Hildreth
Madison, AL

Added by T Hildreth on Oct 20, 2014 7:02 AM

Juanice Reed
Fred Ward tombstone
Thank you so much for posing a picture of Fred Ward and his wife's tombstone. I really appreciate your help.

Added by Juanice Reed on Oct 20, 2014 6:44 AM

Joyce Luttrell (Yankey)
Tom Bagwell
Paul and Sherida -- sorry for the incorrect message I have just sent. When I clicked on the picture of the stones to enlarge and I could not read -- I had not 'scanned down far enought to read the message you so kindly typed that there are no stones for Charles or Tom but listed for me the two ladies for which I will see if they are their wives or something.

Thank you for your work -- I too enjoy 'graving' and helping when I receive reqeusts here in Florida. Joyce Luttrell

Added by Joyce Luttrell (Yankey) on Oct 20, 2014 5:25 AM

Joyce Luttrell (Yankey)
Question for Tom Bagwell
Thank you for taking your time to go to the
cemetery, locate and get the picture for Tom

Since there are two stones up front and I cannot
get it to enlarge enough to ready -- which one is
the Thomas Bagwell? Was it another Bagwell stone next to it?

Thank you,
Joyce Luttrell

Added by Joyce Luttrell (Yankey) on Oct 20, 2014 5:19 AM

Lyle Fulton
My Sincere Thanks
I'm so very thankful to you folks for the time you spent in Pleasant Hill Cemetery fulfilling my photo requests. I knew all of those folks so well back in the 1950's, having worked for Orval and Marjory Locke for four years. The Martins owned a drug store just across the street from Locke Drug Store and one of their sons was a classmate of mine. Rita LaClef was also a classmate and I remember her fatal accident so well. I attended her funeral. I was quite surprised to recently learn that she is now in Pleasant Hill. She was originally buried in the Hollis Cemetery. I suppose her family wanted her with her father after he had passed away and now her mother is also in Pleasant Hill.

Anyway, thank you so very much for all you have done. I too am a volunteer photographer and always enjoy this activity. Keep up the good work!

Best regards,
Lyle Fulton

Added by Lyle Fulton on Oct 19, 2014 10:27 PM

ronald conrad
Arthur & Pauline Hopkins
Thank you for the headstone photo of Arthur & Pauline, as well Wilma Jean. It is very much appreciated. Have a great day.

Added by ronald conrad on Oct 19, 2014 9:13 PM

G M Rice
Lena Williaams
Thank you for the very nice clear gravestone photo. We do appreciate the time and effort!

Added by G M Rice on Oct 19, 2014 8:11 PM

Louise Holte Householter
Thank you so so much for taking photo of memorial site.

Added by Piper on Oct 19, 2014 6:39 PM

Ann Bowler
Death Record
The death year on the gravestone is incorrect. It should be 1918 not 1917.
"Iowa, Select Deaths and Burials, 1850-1990."
"Name: Mary J. Roberts
[Mary J. Burris]
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Married
Age: 57
Birth Date: 14 Dec 1860
Birth Place: Des Moines, Iowa
Death Date: 21 Jan 1918
Death Place: Pocahontas
Burial Date: 24 Jan 1918
Father: J. W. Burris
Mother: Woodruf
FHL Film Number: 1401841
Reference ID: p 6 rn 58"

Please correct the death year on the Memorial for Mary Jane Burris Roberts. Thank you Ann Bowler

Added by Ann Bowler on Oct 19, 2014 3:08 PM

L Beacon
Thank you so much for taking the time to locate and photograph the memorial for me, it is greatly appreciated, Cheers!!

Added by L Beacon on Oct 19, 2014 10:03 AM

Lenore Tingerthal
Frank G Grace Tombstone
I have downloaded the tombstone of Frank & Helen Grace in Greenville Cemetery, CA. I wondered if you have information on Frank because he is a member of my dad's family and I'd like as much info and I can get. Frank's family was a member of the Bergerland Bunch that immigrated to the St. Paul area of MN. Any help you can give would be appreciated.

Added by Lenore Tingerthal on Oct 09, 2014 1:09 PM

Robert Hess
Cyrus Larish Photo
Thank you so much for the Great photo of Cyrus and his daughter Sarah. I wonder if you might have more info on Wilber Fisk Hess and his wife Harriet J ROBBINS. Seems that you or you may be related. I see others on ancestry have Wilber's parents listed as Daniel Hess and Mary KRAMER. I see a Mary Kramer in the 1850 census living with Wilber's parents, Daniel & Mary. She is 12 years old and Wilber is 7. However I can't find Mary LARISH Hess in any of the census records except during the marriage to Daniel.

Added by Robert Hess on Oct 04, 2014 7:33 AM

Robert Hess
Photo - John & Susannah ROBERTS
Thank you so much for the Great photos. Much appreciated.

Added by Robert Hess on Oct 03, 2014 10:24 AM

Boorne Family Photos
Sorry about the blank, I hit the wrong key. Thank you so much for the photos from Middlefield Cemetery.


Added by SG on Sep 21, 2014 5:24 PM


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