Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Ron Rader (#46566382)
 member for 12 years, 9 months, 24 days
[Add to MyFriends]
Bio and Links
Bio Photo You have my permission to use any photos that I have taken, for any purpose. If there are any photos I have taken that you would like a larger sized image--just let me know. I can e-mail the larger sized image to you.

29 Nov 2015 - Working on uploading photos for Rose Hill Memorial Gardens ... AGAIN... I will try to do the remaining 750 photos over the next week or so.

I have logged about 50+ hours in Rose Hill.

Rose Hill Memorial Gardens
at Missouri Valley, Iowa
1923 - names I've entered
3787 - total for Rose Hill
_948 - memorials with no photo

10 Nov 2015 - I visited the Rader Cemetery southwest of Pulaski, Davis county, Iowa.

I had always wanted to visit this cemetery.

Back in February 1986 I had attempted to visit this cemetery. I drove up and down the gravel roads, but never did find it. With the advent of Findagrave and the Google map locations, I could have found this cemetery before now. But it took me another few years just to get the initiative to look again.

It wasn't much of a cemetery, but it fulfilled an ambition that I had for over 30 years.

I will add some info later

2 Nov 2015 - I visited the White Cemetery at ... This quickly became one of my favorite places. I will definitely be going back to this cemetery.

6 Nov 2015 - I visited the Edmonds Cemetery at ...

7 Nov 2015 - I visited the Genoa Cemetery at ...

8 Nov 2015 - I visited the Evergreen Cemetery at ...

"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." (Ralph Waldo Emerson.)

"...when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth." Sherlock Holmes (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)
Leave Public Message
Contributions to
Find A Grave
 • 9,642 Memorials Added
 • 9,375 Memorials Managed
 • 14 Memorials/Week
 • 9,007 Photos
 • 14 Photo Requests
 • 313 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 10,492 Virtual Flowers
 • 3 Virtual Cemeteries
 • 24 Fame Ratings
 • 115 Sponsorships
 • 48 Friends
Search Contributor's Records

First NameLast Name

Virtual Cemeteries
New Gravestones I Bought (16)
Oak Grove - Civil War vet... (35)
Oak Grove - Veterans (122)
Find A Grave Friends
Alvin Poole, Bev, Cadmus, Chip5610, Cindy, Combs26, Darrell, Denny Roach, dmeans5, Don Andrews, Ellen Allen, Find A Grave, Gail Benter Kra..., Gene Gabbard, genealogybuff5, Graves R Us, Irisana, Jas, Jeanne Roland, Julie Donnelson..., [View all Find A Grave Friends...]
Messages left for Ron Rader (94)[Leave Message]
Edsel Hendrix photo
Thank you so much, not only for the photo, but for sending the edit so I knew it was there and could update other parts of the memorial, and also for putting flowers on the grave.
Added by MrsB on Nov 26, 2015 8:13 AM
Jerry Coffman
Oak Grove Cemetery, Iowa
Ron, I have asked for a picture of the headstone for Sarah Frazier Coffman memorial #24493752 but have not received it yet. I hope you live close and would be able to get one for me and I did see where you had left flowers twice on her memorial so I was wondering if you might be related?
Jerry Coffman
Added by Jerry Coffman on Nov 20, 2015 10:30 AM
Ann Alt
Memorial 133089406
Hi: The information by Gary Brown was correct with regard to Lucetta D Starlin, daughter of George and Sarah A Short Starlin. Indeed she did marry Zebedee Kersey Bullar (notice no d at the end of the surname) and she was the mother of Ezra G, Anna and Jessie Bullar(d) --it appears the next generations might have used the extra d at the end. In addition to her 2nd marriage to Thomas Allen, she was the mother of Hattie Evalee Allen and George Allen.
Added by Ann Alt on Nov 15, 2015 11:13 AM
Tom & Carol C
Martha Ann Collins-Blunt
Thank you for transferring her memorial to me. I see you have done a lot of work on that cemetery. I think your doing a great job!
Added by Tom & Carol C on Nov 15, 2015 9:25 AM
Donna White
re: Mary and Daniel Babbitt
Hi Ron, thank you so much for finding and taking grave photos for Mary and Daniel Babbitt's memorials. I appreciate it very much. donna white
Added by Donna White on Nov 14, 2015 12:20 PM
Elisha Peter Nye
Thanks for the photo of Elisha & Anna's gravestone. It's greatly appreciated.
Added by pcarney on Nov 13, 2015 11:48 AM
Austin Bethers
Thank you for your help.
Added by Austin Bethers on Nov 12, 2015 9:58 AM
Molly H.
Nell Welch's grave marker
Ron, I just noticed the flowers that you left on Hannah's memorial and your commendation of me for purchasing a stone grave marker for her! Thank you so much! That was a very nice surprise and very kind of you!
You have created so many new markers for your family members and also for strangers! YOU should truly be commended for your work in making sure that people are remembered and honored after death.
Thank you!
Added by Molly H. on Nov 09, 2015 12:07 PM
Cherokee Rose
William Duskin
Thanks so much for adding the grave photo for William Duskin -- perfect! Malrene
Added by Cherokee Rose on Nov 08, 2015 6:32 AM
Gary Biggs
Zebedee Hinshaw

Many thanks for the great photo of Zeb's marker. It's good to see where another family member lies. I sincerely appreciate your time, consideration, and effort.

Gary Biggs
Added by Gary Biggs on Nov 08, 2015 6:32 AM
[View all messages...]

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service