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Jhere McKenzie (#48263509)
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Bio Photo I do my best to take good photographs and upload them correctly. If there seems to be a problem, please let me know and I will correct it. There are times due to weather or lighting that a photograph just doesn't look right. Many times I will go back and retake the shot.

I just started photographing grave markers this last fall. It is somewhat ironic because I have been searching as to where my relatives from my father's side of the family were resting. I came across my great grandmother about six years ago on my mother's side of the family while searching Ancestry.com. Recently, I found a photo of her headstone on Find A Grave, just like the one I had taken years earlier. I became a volunteer photographer for Find A Grave. During one of my photo journeys at River View Abbey in Portland, Oregon, I just happened to look up and see my uncle's name. Above my uncle, were my grandparents. I was elated. It turns out that my great grandparents are resting in the Abbey too. I am making arrangements in reserving a niche for my ashes.

Portland is my home town. I finally made it back to the NW last summer. My great grandparents on my mother's side are resting in the Union Cemetery near Cedar Mill, Oregon. They settled in Cedar Mill after arriving here from Switzerland in the early 1900's.
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 • 60 Memorials Added
 • 62 Memorials Managed
 • 1 Memorial/week
 • 1,466 Photos
 • 3 Photo Requests
 • 538 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 10 Virtual Flowers
Messages left for Jhere McKenzie (311)[Leave Message]
Jane
Cipolla
Jhere,

Thank you so much for the wonderful photo. I really appreciate your help and kindness.


Jane
Added by Jane on May 30, 2015 2:13 PM
Piper
George Washington Marshall
Thank you so much for taking photo of his memorial site.
Carolyn
Added by Piper on May 27, 2015 12:03 PM
Piper
Margaretta Kirk Marshall
Thank you for taking photo of memorial site.
Carolyn
Added by Piper on May 27, 2015 11:55 AM
PMSmith
Johnson Buxton
Thank you for photos for Johnson Buxton's lot, even if there is no stone, it's good to know and the family Lot. Thank you again. Peter
Added by PMSmith on May 26, 2015 10:14 PM
Carl Catherman
Mary & Elizabeth Hyskell
Thank you very much for fulfilling my photo requests.
Added by Carl Catherman on May 26, 2015 1:17 PM
Barbara
Myrtle Bowe Parsons
Thank you so very much for researching the grave of my Aunt, I see that she has never ever had a Marker or Monument, I feel that everyone should at least have something to remember them by.

My sincere thanks to you,
Barbara P. Wanless
Added by Barbara on May 26, 2015 1:12 PM
Sue Hale Sheppard
Edward Hein #146781265
Thank you so very much for fulfilling my request for a photo of the marker for Edward Hein #146781265 and his wife, Neoma.

Cheers to you for the great work you are doing.

I would be pleased if you would read my Bio and visit my parents' memorials by clicking on their links.
Added by Sue Hale Sheppard on May 26, 2015 12:51 PM
Bonnie Rickman
RE: Alexander & Annie Orr
Thank you for responding to my photo request and posting the vault photo - a nice tribute to their "final resting" place at RiverView Abbey.
Added by Bonnie Rickman on May 20, 2015 12:35 AM
Lanie
Riverview Abbey Mausoleum and Crematory
Thank you for adding the Heffner family grave photos from Riverview Abbey Mausoleum and Crematory. I really appreciate your doing so!
Added by Lanie on May 19, 2015 3:42 PM
Julie Glass
Glass Family photos
Thank you so much for adding photos to my five Glass Family members at Riverview Abbey in Portland! To my surprise my uncles photo Phillip Lawrence Glass also contained his mother, my grandmother - Elizabeth Lorena "Lorene" Fackrell Glass. I had no idea where her ashes were put.

So I need one additional photo for my grandmother "Lorene" memorial # 146431011

Thank you
Julie Glass
Added by Julie Glass on May 13, 2015 4:57 PM
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