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Mark's Mom (#46620026)
 member for 12 years, 1 month, 24 days
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Bio Photo "Those who spend their time looking for the faults in others, Usually make no time to correct their own."
-Art Jonak

Missing my son, Mark Allen Israels. II.
November 20, 1988
July 6, 2012
Losing a child is the most horrific pain one will ever feel.

The "Hillside Cemetery" in Reno was my motivation for Find A Grave. I had been a resident of Reno for 20 years before I knew of its existence. I finally found where the Hillside Cemetery was located and when I went there I was so appalled, outraged and shocked at the condition of the final resting place for many of Washoe County's finest citizens.

I started researching the cemetery online and found a survey prepared by Dolores Samuels Young and Mildred Chandler Pressell, back in 1955. Thank God, these ladies took the time to record all of the headstones that were legible at that time. Without their survey who knows how many people would have been forgotten.

I try everyday to find some little piece of information for the people buried in the Hillside Cemetery.

I try to post all information I find on a person, I believe it's sharing not stealing, especially if I take the time to research the information I find. Not everybody has the means to find the same information. I hate to think that a picture I found in a yearbook, or in a library and didn't share might have been a relative's only chance of seeing it. I'm forever grateful to others who shared pictures of my family with me. I also post obituaries especially from the 1800's. I think people like to see them. With that being said, I hope you see me as a contributor who wants to help in every way possible.

May God bless you and keep you safe in his loving arms.

Please be honest with me, if I entered a memorial and it was a family member of yours I am so willing and understanding to transfer them to you, but, please don't send me messages telling me I duplicated the memorial that you entered when it clearly shows that I entered mine in 2007 and you entered yours in 2010. Just say hey when I first started on Find A Grave I didn't realize you could transfer memorials over and I wanted to be the owner so I duplicated the memorial. It's not about numbers so I would've gladly transferred ownership over. But, don't try to be dishonest about it. I am always willing to transfer family.
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Minute Maid
message to you
You are a truly special person and I appreciate you so much...thank you and know that there are many more who appreciate your kindness as well...
Added by Minute Maid on Jul 10, 2016 8:20 AM
My Dad
I hope a lot of folks say thank you for what you do. It does my heart good to search and find my Dad's name listed. I've never missed anyone as much as I miss this good man. Thank you.
Added by scarder on May 18, 2016 12:00 AM
RE: Capt Johann
Hi Bernice!

Thank you for the information! I was able to contact Donna in the way that you suggested. I'll keep you updated.

With appreciation,
Added by Anonymous on May 12, 2016 11:45 PM
Capt Johann "John" Gooding
Hi Mark's Mom,

I was excited to discover your entry for Capt Johann "John" Gooding (1839-1897)!! Thank you so much for adding it!!

In your entry, #46820094 states that 'Johann Gottang' was born in Rehlingen, Saarland, Germany and his birth record is located there. How can I contact #46820094 to find out more about the birth record and it's location?

I appreciate your help!


Added by Anonymous on May 11, 2016 9:53 PM
Barbara Zizzo
RE: James Hammond
Still trying to find out where you found
another grave site for James other than mine
thanks Barb
Added by Barbara Zizzo on May 10, 2016 11:04 AM
Barbara Zizzo
James Hammond
where did you post a obit for James ?
are you related too ?
Added by Barbara Zizzo on May 08, 2016 8:29 AM
Cheryl Mueller
Your memorials
I just want to tell you I've been looking at some of the memorials you've done and I think they are so very nice. What a wonderful, caring job you have done.
Added by Cheryl Mueller on Apr 21, 2016 12:00 PM
Nedra Kurosaki
my Mom
Thank you for removing the duplicate I appreciate it.
Nedra Kurosaki
Added by Nedra Kurosaki on Apr 14, 2016 10:36 AM
Nedra Kurosaki
my Mom
Sorry that I didn't leave my moms name it is Alverna H Ginocchio. your correct I didn't join until 2005 and she was my first entry. She died in 2001. Buried in Fernley Desert Memorial. I had just learned about find a grave and it has helped me do others in the family and finding other relations.
Thank you again.
Sincerely Nedra Kurosaki
Added by Nedra Kurosaki on Apr 12, 2016 8:09 AM
Nedra Kurosaki
my Mom
Dear Marks Mom. I want to thank you for posting my moms memorial in 2006. But I had already posted her information in 2001. If you would be so kind as to delete your entry I would appreciate it. So there isn't two entries for one person.
Sincerely Nedra Kurosaki.
Added by Nedra Kurosaki on Apr 11, 2016 10:03 AM
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