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VDR (#47292775)
 member for 5 years, 2 months, 4 days
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Bio Photo I have now been back in Colorado for a couple of years but I am still dreaming of waterways, bridges, moss covered trees, and yes the rain. I don't know if I will ever get use to the snow but I am told we need the snow for the water levels during the summer. I am unsure of the numbers but I believe rain works better and it doesn't require a shovel.

I have been lucky enough to connect with family and friends. While in Oregon I had some great Colorado volunteers that helped me with my family's stones and have had the pleasure of meeting and working with them in Colorado and meeting new ones along the way.

I have had quite a couple of years, babies born; friends & family that have passed; reconnected with friends from high school; getting to know my granddaughter, and I have had two surgeries.

I have been working a number of cemeteries trying to help family find family and over the last three years have heard some of the saddest and happiest stories from family that were so happy I helped them locate a missing loved one. I still get surprised when someone mentions the number of memorials I have loaded or the number of photo requests I have completed. I do this for you and the numbers mean nothing. If I was somehow able to help one of you during the day find an aunt, uncle, sibling, grandparent, parent, or childhood friend – it is you that has given me a reason to smile that day and continue on with what I do.

Also, I believe in transferring memorials to family no matter how many generations removed. I believe the four generation rule is used for hoarders that are interested in numbers and just want to keep your family. One of my pet peeves is people taking over or starting memorials that do not know how or have any intention of maintaining the site. I feel the family belongs to the family but should be with a family member that is going to insure that links and edits are going to be taken care of in a timely manner.

I do not transfer to non family – I volunteer my time for the family and that is where I want them to end up. I am impressed and grateful that there are people who take time to work on groups and any editing you require or photos you need – I am your girl but NO I don't transfer to non family.
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Ken Haldeman
RE: Photo Requests
My apologies
Added by Ken Haldeman on Jul 27, 2015 6:50 PM
JATO
RE: Pomeroy - Memorial# 66066414
Done :)
Added by JATO on Jul 26, 2015 7:29 PM
Judith Johnson
Thank you
Thank You I just saw it :)
Added by Judith Johnson on Jul 26, 2015 2:02 PM
Heather
L Merril Markham
Thank you for trying. I will contact the memorial holder let them know. :)

Best Wishes, Heather
Added by Heather on Jul 26, 2015 1:54 PM
Judith Johnson
Florence
Is there a picture where you can see her name? I was wondering if it was with her husband James Morrison Hollister.
Added by Judith Johnson on Jul 26, 2015 1:04 PM
Judith Johnson
Hollister Grave
Thank you for taking the photo of Florence's grave :) It is much appreciated.
Added by Judith Johnson on Jul 26, 2015 12:01 PM
Janet de la Peña
Stella David
Thank you for posting the great marker photo!
Added by Janet de la Peña on Jul 25, 2015 8:01 AM
Jean Hooks
Richard Williams Headstone
Thank you so much for the wonderful Headstone photos for Richard Williams .
You really do wonderful work .
Jean Hooks
Added by Jean Hooks on Jul 25, 2015 4:46 AM
Julie
Natale
Thanks so much--beautiful photos!!!
Added by Julie on Jul 24, 2015 5:39 PM
Debbie J.
Boccapone
I thought I was the only one having problems with this Find A Grave volunteer. Sorry to see she has set her sights on you also. Debbie J.
Added by Debbie J. on Jul 22, 2015 5:43 PM
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