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VDR (#47292775)
 member for 4 years, 1 month, 29 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 photos 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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Linda
Lawrence Clark
Thank you for the photo. I appreciate your time and help locating his grave site.
Added by Linda on Jul 22, 2014 12:40 PM
margaret
George Bussell
thank you so much for taking the photo and the additional information on George Bussell, your kindness is greatly appreciated
Added by margaret on Jul 22, 2014 6:01 AM
Thomas Brown
Agnes Anna Hedges
58319207, would you please transfer management of my great, great grandmother Agnes Hedges to me, I had the marker placed in Lone Fir Cemetery, thank you
Added by Thomas Brown on Jul 20, 2014 12:15 AM
Thomas Brown
Charlotte Madigan
68481688, I placed the marker in Lone Fir for mt Great Aunt Lottie Hedges Madigan, would you please transfer management of her grave to me, thank you.
Added by Thomas Brown on Jul 20, 2014 12:11 AM
Trapper John
Clinton Howard Donaldson, Fairmount Cem., Denver, CO
Thanks for photographing the burial spot of Clinton. I appreciate your volunteer time and efforts very much.
Added by Trapper John on Jul 19, 2014 7:10 PM
HWA
Eickhoff photos
Thanks so much for the amazingly quick response! The photos are wonderful, just what was needed.
Added by HWA on Jul 19, 2014 10:01 AM
Laura Ackerman
Anna McGlone
Thank you again for doing this! I am so very grateful for all of your efforts and truly appreciate this!!!

Laura Ackerman
Added by Laura Ackerman on Jul 18, 2014 1:15 PM
Linda Trainor
RE: Leeman Bruce
Oh I'm sorry that I jumped the gun. You are awesome for replying so quick. Thank you so much!
Added by Linda Trainor on Jul 18, 2014 9:11 AM
Linda Trainor
Leeman Bruce
Thank you for your quick photo reply. However, the stone says D. Joseph Kuber 1870-1949 instead of Leeman Bruce.

Sincerely,
Linda Trainor
Added by Linda Trainor on Jul 18, 2014 8:52 AM
Gerald McBride
James Kermode
Thanks very much for your effort and information!
Added by Gerald McBride on Jul 17, 2014 10:49 PM
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