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Dianne Larson Ward (#46963125)
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Bio Photo I was born in Milwaukee, WI and have my German and Czech lines there and my Norwegian lines in Vernon County, WI. I have other lines in Jamestown, VA and in both Pennsylvania and Ohio.

I grew up and married in Melbourne, Florida and we moved to western Washington state in 1972.

I've been involved (obsessed) with genealogy since 1984. I was a long time Girl Scout volunteer and love spending time with my (of course!) fabulous granddaughters and grandson.

update: The Sunset memorial cemetery burial list is now online on the Hoquiam, WA website. I don't know how complete it is but it looks extensive. It should be noted, however, that the city does NOT have all of the graves in their records at all. I myself have found some from the 1930's that are not listed at city hall.

I am willing to photograph graves (as my health, time and weather permit!) in Aberdeen, Hoquiam, Cosmopolis, Elma, Montesano, Sharon/Porter and several other cemeteries in Grays Harbor County.

Please understand that records of some of the smaller cemeteries are either incomplete or impossible for me to verify beyond a few online cemetery surveys. Sunset Memorial in Hoquiam is difficult at times as noted above.
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Susanna Parrish Allen
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When asking for a transfer it is easier to do it from the edit option on each memorial under the sac option for corrections/edits. Thanks..just makes it easier.
Added by Susanna Parrish Allen on May 24, 2014 6:27 AM
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# 37638710 Jessie Fern Padgett
I would like your permission to copy this gravestone photo to my Louthan Ancestry Family Tree. I will credit you as the source.

Thank you, Pioneersearcher # 47016656
Added by Pioneersearcher on Apr 14, 2014 9:35 PM
Beth Rainbolt
John Thielen #35047656
Am very interested in John Thielen, He is my son's 4th great grandfather. Am working on his family and don't know much about his father's line. Would like to get as much info on him and his wife Lucia Theis. My son's connected thru their daughter Lucia who married John Frey. Please contact me.
Added by Beth Rainbolt on Nov 04, 2013 9:40 PM
Beth Devin Marsau
RE: Jennie Wittingslow Dean
Hi Dianne,

Jennie was my grandfather's first wife. My grandfather was old enough to be my mother's grandfather, but that is another story. Jennie's brother Joseph also happened to be the husband of my grandmother's aunt.

I am in touch with my cousin and friend who created Jennie's marker, and we would both be interested in anything you are able to share, as neither of us live near Aberdeen.

Thank you!
Added by Beth Devin Marsau on Jun 08, 2013 12:58 PM
Dan
David Arthur Waldron
Sorry for the delay in getting back to you. Things got a little crazy the last few days causing me to go off on a side track.

Thanks for transferring David's record to me.I have updated his record and linked him to his parents.

Dan
Added by Dan on Apr 07, 2013 11:23 AM
Judy Strid Taylor
RE: William Hulet
Your a sweetheart. Thank you
Added by Judy Strid Taylor on Mar 13, 2013 4:18 PM
Ron Thorne
RE: Hello, again...
Thanks much for your offer of help. I don't belong to any paid sites or I probably would have found the info a long time ago. We were NOT close (but my older brother and my dad were) so we didn't even know he died until I stumbled across his obit one day.

Yep, Wynoochie could take days and days to walk through! My suggestion for that place is to take a group! LOL!

I really like the Masonic in Elma and the little St Joseph Catholic one down the road, but the Odd Fellows at the other end of Elma is a nightmare because there's like over 3000 graves and most are really old and hard to read. Satsop is a nice one to wander through. I agree, Sunset would be a LOT better if they would just have someone in that office, or (as you say) fix the keoske. Yep, those old graves over the hillside are really cool. I have a lot of pictures of those.

Maybe I'll run into you some day at a cemetery! I'll be easy to spot: I'll be the balding guy caring a list in one hand and a whisk broom in the other (and a camera and maybe even an umbrella) who is pacing back and forth for hours.

Merry Christmas to you and yours!
Added by Ron Thorne on Dec 13, 2012 11:30 AM
Ron Thorne
RE: Alfred Hagarty
I found the burial records on GenWeb where a gal has spent literally years researching that cemetery through county records and actually walking through and recording each grave. She went through a LOT of work, but she apparently missed some because Find-A-Grave has more burials recorded there than she does. But that's okay. I think she has done a great job at her list.

I'm not related to anyone there. My family I'm searching for are Campbell from my mom's side and Thorne from my dad's. I've found a LOT of the Campbell ancestors here on the site! It's awesome!

The one thing I've been trying to find out that I haven't been able to is where my real dad was buried in January 2006. He died in Tacoma. I don't know if he was buried or cremated. If you have any leads on burial records or are a member of any cool sites that you can look up where people are buried, this was my dad: Edward Walter Thorne, Jr. born September 8, 1935 in Lockport, Louisiana and passed away in Tacoma, January 16, 2006. I have his obituary but can't find out if/where he was buried and the obit doesn't mention a funeral home.

Glad I could help with those dates.
Added by Ron Thorne on Dec 13, 2012 12:37 AM
Deb Merrick
Ruddell
Thank you so much for the transfer of William H Ruddell - and a big THANK YOU for all the volunteering you do with Find a Grave! Blessings & Good Tidings to you this Christmas & in the New Year... Deb
Added by Deb Merrick on Dec 09, 2012 5:12 PM
Deb Merrick
Ruddell
Thank you so much for the transfer of William H Ruddell - and a big THANK YOU for all the volunteering you do with Find a Grave! Blessings & Good Tidings to you this Christmas & in the New Year... Deb
Added by Deb Merrick on Dec 09, 2012 5:12 PM
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