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Margaret Kumma (#47740907)
 member for 4 years, 3 months, 24 days
Thank You
Dear Margaret,
Sincere thanks for the lovely flower which you left for my Mother. Your kindness is very appreciated.

Added by Lorna on May 12, 2014 11:46 AM

Paul Everitt
RE: Thank you!now
You are very welcome. Glad to help.

Added by Paul Everitt on May 12, 2014 11:28 AM

Rhonda C. Poynter/Gannon/Friends
RE: Thank you
Hi Margaret,
Yes, I was surprised about it too...I still don't get it. I tend to leave my messages up that I think might help other people on here, and if you wade thru them, you'll find somebody asking me here and there about it, and that's how I realized that I wasn't the only one...I still say that the only hard rule that I completely understand is to take into consideration somebody's religion - for instance, I would never leave Christian tokens on the page of a Jewish person...but other than that, I am just speechless at what people find to complain about. Anyhow, have a good week and stay in touch - Hugs, RCP and Gannon Blue

Added by Rhonda C. Poynter/Gannon/... on Mar 02, 2014 9:06 PM

Rhonda C. Poynter/Gannon/Friends
Highlighting Names =)
Dear Margaret,
Highlighting is just mentioning your pages by name and memorial number on my own page, and then some of my regulars who stop for name suggestions know that it's been okayed for strangers to visit those's hard to believe, but you wouldn't believe how many pages on the site I have innocently visited, leaving a flower out of respect, and I got a follow up message not to visit 'people you don't know'. Hm! I was really hurt until I found out that it happens to everybody, and that's how the highlighting thing took off - personally, if you want to visit my pages and take that time out of your life to read about my parents and brother, as well as many other immediate family members, military heroes who deserve every token that they get and more, and little children whose pages might be being overlooked, I will virtually send you hot cocoa and Thank Yous for the rest of your life. =) But I do know some folks are private, and so as you see, I ask now before I do's not like your pages will get hundreds of tokens just because I mentioned them, but as I think I said before, if it sends even a visitor or two your way who would not have known about your pages, then I did what I hoped to do. =) Since you okayed me, I will list at least one of your pages now, and let's see where it goes; let me know how you are and hope we talk again. Hugs, RCP and Gannon Blue

Added by Rhonda C. Poynter/Gannon/... on Mar 02, 2014 1:41 AM

Rhonda C. Poynter/Gannon/Friends
Hi! =)
Dear Margaret,
I know that we don't know one another, but a friend of mine here on the site found your pages, and he thought perhaps your memorials would be good ones to highlight over on my page, to bring a few visitors their way...would you mind? I began with highlighting a name here and there because it bothered me some of my own pages (my parents, brother, etc.) have been blessed with hundreds and hundreds of tokens, but some folks seem to get overlooked. It has been a very positive activity and brought real camaraderie among members, and I'm sure if people knew about your pages, you'd soon have tokens and blessings to spare. =) We also sponsor pages - another side activity that really took off, so don't let my list of highlighted people scare you away, I always say if somebody visits one of those pages, I'm more than happy -, and so let me know whether you would like your pages sponsored, and I promise I'll ask my friends. Anyhow, it looks like you and I came on the site around the same time; it has turned out to be a Godsend for me, as I lost my mom very suddenly last August, and seeing her page, tokens and prayers receive so much attention and love has truly helped me deal with her loss. Hope to hear from you, have a good weekend - Best, Rhonda and Gannon Blue

Added by Rhonda C. Poynter/Gannon/... on Feb 28, 2014 12:13 AM

Jeff Davis
William Clarke Gwinn
Good afternoon Margaret,

Thank you for sharing the photograph of the veteran's marker for William Clarke Gwinn, it is greatly appreciated. Have a great winter season and take care.
Jeff Davis

Added by Jeff Davis on Jan 23, 2014 5:09 PM

Matchness photo
Thanks for adding the photo. Rosalie

Added by ReconnectNow on Jan 12, 2014 7:16 PM

Curtis Wolbert
Tressa Courtney
Margaret, thanks so much for taking the picture of Tressa Courtney's gravestone for me. I appreciate that very much.

Added by Curtis Wolbert on Jan 06, 2014 9:27 AM

Ephrata photos

Hi Margaret,
I see you have taken many photos at the Ephrata cemetery and Saint Rose of Lima. Thank you! Are you interested in helping us finish photographing the whole cemetery? We just have one small section left. We all live a ways away in Chelan, Spokane and Coeur d'Alene. We have worked on many cemeteries to get them totally photographed until of course, a new stone is set. Let me know. Thanks Rosalie

Added by ReconnectNow on Jan 04, 2014 9:26 PM

Kerry Rae Smith Moser
Wilbur E Bass
Thanks much for the great pics Margaret !! appreciate it...

Added by Kerry Rae Smith Moser on Jan 02, 2014 1:20 AM

RE: Thank you so much
You are welcome- Have a good weekend!

Added by Brenda on Nov 02, 2012 3:26 PM

Adam Aho
I have been working on the Western State Cemetery for awhile now, and I came across Adams memorial tonight in my work. The photo and location for him are wrong on the web site. I have posted the correct information on the memorial, and am working at having his location changed through the administrators at Find A Grave.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact me


Added by JD on Oct 04, 2012 12:04 AM

Tavvo & Dorothy Kumma
I happened to drive by the Marenisco Cemetery to hopefully find Lisa Kumma's headstone. It was a Saturday, and did not have a chance to call the city office for a location. So I walked just a small corner of the cemetery, and found two more Kumma's... Tavvo and Dorothy Kumma. I added them in the Marenisco Cemetery info. You can do a search and find them. I included a photo of their headstones. Now I wonder if there are even more Kumma's there! I plan to call the city and find out...

Added by Gail on Jul 28, 2012 4:47 PM

RE: Adam Aho
Greetings from Tacoma, Washington. Just for future reference, Laurel Lemke of Grave Concerns at Western State Hospital is facilitating replacement of the numbered stones with more conventional grave markers. If you would like to have the replacement of Mr. Aho's stone accelerated, contact Laurel and she will advise you on how to do this.

Added by JLB on Jul 16, 2012 10:57 PM

RE: Lisa Marie Kumma
I have not been to the cemetery for at least a year. I was given the cemetery records and I am entering them into find-a-grave. No I don't have a photo. You should see the memorial for Lisa show up in the next few days. When you do, make a photo request, and I will make sure to get to that cemetery!

Added by Gail on Jul 16, 2012 11:39 AM

Lisa Marie Kumma
I was working on another cemetery, and came across another Kumma... Since she is in the same county as the other Kumma's I sent you photos of, I thought you might want to know about Lisa.
Lisa Marie Kumma. Died 1964 (no other date info). Did you know of her?

Added by Gail on Jul 15, 2012 2:55 PM

RE: Thank you again
You can see a close up of Robert's headstone... do a search in this same cemetery as the other Kumma's, and look at his specific memorial...

Added by Gail on Jul 13, 2012 5:08 AM

RE: Thank you again
several people had taken photos for me, so I felt I needed to return the favor. Maybe not to them specifically, but to the find-a-grave community... It makes me feel like a 'team'. Glad to be of service to you!

By the way, you requested just 'mom' and 'dad', which I found. But then I found another grave right next to them, Robert. I added him into the find-a-grave cemetery. Did you know he existed?

Added by Gail on Jul 12, 2012 5:15 PM

MN Headstone Hunter
RE: Thank you!
There were two other Saukkola members, Larry and little Kali Jo Gilpatrick; a son and granddaughter of George and Doris. I really love stones that include the children - makes it so easy to link and follow the family lines! MHH

Added by MN Headstone Hunter on Jul 09, 2012 3:22 PM

MN Headstone Hunter
RE: Thank you!
You're so welcome! Enjoyed doing it! If you need any other Saukkola relatives that I didn't get a photo of, feel free to post a request - I drive through Kingston monthly.

Added by MN Headstone Hunter on Jul 01, 2012 9:45 AM

RE: Thank you so much
We were glad to do it. Enjoy

Added by MJohnson on Jun 14, 2012 10:01 AM

Kon Lemperes
RE: Thank you!
My pleasure. I also find Don, George, Aleatha, Charlie, Elizabeth, Edward, Ernest, Eugene, Harry, Ida, Jessie, Nancy "Jeane", Son of Mrs. V. G., William J., and William John Walters - all listed as buried at Bayview Cemetery in Bellingham, Wa.

Added by Kon Lemperes on Mar 15, 2012 6:39 PM


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