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Alexandra Montgomery (#47864749)
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Bio Photo Howdy hi! While you're here, I'd appreciate it if you'd leave a flower for my grandma, Lola June "Nan" Beckstead. She passed away in 2009, and things just haven't been quite the same since then.

My Dad passed away on August 15. He and my mom divorced when I was young, and I didn't get to know him as well as I would've liked, but I still talked to him often and visited when I could. Here's his memorial, and I'd appreciate any flowers :-). Christopher Alaric Montgomery

I got into Find A Grave after Nan passed away. There was some animosity within my family, and as a result, she never had an obituary in the paper and she was never interred with Grandpa like she wanted. I felt like everyone was trying to forget my Nanny. A couple years after her passing I made her a memorial on Find A Grave so I could have somewhere to go to remember her, and let everyone know what a great person she was.

After I made her memorial I made one for my grandpa, and my great-grandparents, and eventually I started taking pictures at local cemeteries and making memorials for people I didn't even know. I enjoy the research aspect, but most importantly I don't want anyone to be forgotten, just like I made sure Nan wasn't.

When I'm not out graving I'm an avid crocheter and crazy cat lady, and I'm rather fond of sitting around playing video games instead of getting a haircut and/or a real job. I've also recently taken up fishkeeping.

I spent the first 19 years of my life in Reno, Nevada, but on July 21, 2015 I packed up my 35 pets and moved to Phoenix, Arizona to pursue a degree in Mortuary Science at Mesa Community College.

Most of my ancestors hail from Utah. My family tree includes the following surnames: Beckstead, Butterfield, Channing, Childs, Cowdell, Dody, Haddenham, Jacobsen, Jenkins, Johnson, Montgomery, Reed, and Thompson.

I will transfer any of my memorials to anyone that requests them (except, of course, my grandparents, great-grandparents, and Dad). Whether it's out of guidelines or in bulk, for whatever reason - you have a connection to someone, you're researching the family, you walked their dog once in 1978 - you are welcome to manage. Also feel free to use my photos, there is no need to ask permission or credit me.

If you're not a member of Find A Grave but would like me to make corrections to a memorial, feel free to send me an email! Make sure to include either a link to the memorial(s) you want corrected, or the memorial number.

If I haven't responded to your correction/email in 3-4 days, send me a message here or send me another email! Sometimes old-style corrections get lost in the mass of "Edit Processed" emails, or I just flat-out forget (I have a bad habit of reading emails at 3 am, marking them as read, then going to sleep and accidentally forgetting about them, lol).
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Peter Hakze
RE: Frans Tymstra
Well done! Are you related to him in some way? And do you know his parents cemetery? I was triggered by the intriguing story of his brother Justin, who was buried in the -very impressive- Netherlands American Military Cemetery (with 8301 WW II graves of American soldiers) at Margraten in the extreme southeast of the Netherlands, which I visited three times, the last time with Betty DeLeeuw Capener from Utah, who is very remotely related to me and whose brother Wayne Royal DeLeeuw was buried there too. See Find A Grave Memorial# 56298083. I meanwhile mailed Anja Thijssen, who adopted about 30 years ago the grave of Justin, and asked her if she has more info on him and if has/had contacts with relatives of him in the USA.
Added by Peter Hakze on Sep 27, 2016 6:15 PM
Evie (Greer) Schipper
Thank you.
I really can't thank you enough. I love the cute flower you posted on his memorial.

God bless you Alexandra.
Added by Evie (Greer) Schipper on Sep 27, 2016 5:24 PM
Evie (Greer) Schipper
Thank you very much.
I can't thank you enough for this information. I had created a memorial, burial unknown for him years ago, linked to our parents and lots of family.

I just added him to the Mountain View Cemetery, Reno, Washoe, Nevada at http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=112921562

I really can't thank you enough. I am truly grateful to you for this wonderful information.

God bless you.

Added by Evie (Greer) Schipper on Sep 27, 2016 4:49 PM
augapril27
Wilcher of Randolph Co.MO
Thank You, just trying to get information.
I don't remember how far back in the Find-A-Grave for request. If you ever decide to give Wilchers I would like to have them. They were related to my Paternal grandmother.
Added by augapril27 on Sep 25, 2016 7:03 PM
augapril27
Wilcher of Randolph Co.MO
I would like to know if you are related to Wilcher that lived in Randolph Co. MO.
I am looking for information to the burial sites of some of these people.
Thank You, Kathy
Added by augapril27 on Sep 13, 2016 7:42 PM
Valenciaღ Asiaღ Angel of Mine💕
Alexandra,


My sincerest condolences to you and your family for the recent loss of your Dad, I'm so sorry. Blessings always

Take care, Yo


Added by Valenciaღ Asiaư... on Aug 27, 2016 6:08 PM
Karen
Re: Ada and Bertrand
Alexandra --
You are a gem! Thanks for the correction. Changes have been made
Karen
Added by Karen on Jul 31, 2016 10:17 PM
LyndaBentz
107366499 Ruth Roza
I connected her to first spouse, Andrew Faber
Added by LyndaBentz on Jul 13, 2016 9:54 AM
Paula Watkins
James Marshall
Our family has always believed that James Marshall (1828-1903) was buried in the Sunnyside Power Plant Cemetery, with no headstone.

You have listed him as being buried in the Sunnyside Valley View Cemetery.

Can you please write back and tell me where you found the record of his burial? Is there a headstone?

Thank you
paulabwatkins@gmail.com
Added by Paula Watkins on Jul 09, 2016 11:25 PM
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Wanda Albright
Thank you for letting me know I created a duplicate. I deleted the later date.
Added by Desert Angel on Jul 07, 2016 1:23 PM
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