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Sue Ann Harfst (#46972179)
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Bio Photo I am retired in Boise, Idaho. I have loved spending time in cemeteries since I was a little girl. Helping people by exploring cemeteries and photographing grave markers for them is a dream retirement activity for me.

I walk the rows taking random photos when I am in a cemetery, and add the photos or the entire memorial to Findagrave if they are not in. I particularly concentrate on veterans (and their spouses), infants and children. I feel the veterans have earned the right to go to the front of the line. And I feel that since the babies and the children got so little on earth, at least I can give them some electronic "life".

I am always happy to add any information to a memorial I manage. Just send it. I am also delighted to add obituaries; just make sure that I have the correct attribution to add so the paper's copyright is respected.

If you find any errors of fact, date, relationship, or spelling on any of my memorials, please let me know. As a former professional proofreader, I KNOW that no one is perfect all the time, including me. I will fix it.

I will transfer management of memorials in line with the Findagrave guidelines, which specify relatives in a direct line. Specifically, they say: "Transfer requests should be for direct relatives within four generations. This would be your siblings, parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Any non-direct relatives (aunts, uncles, cousins, etc) are not required to be transferred." Please do not ask.
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Aurorae Little U.E.
RE: C Scott Kiesig to wife..
swore I put a ? mark in there.. you would know better than I.. merely based on what I saw tis all xo so many aren't linked when notes say otherwise I've been running into whilst hunting mine down :)
Added by Aurorae Little U.E. on Apr 24, 2015 9:31 PM
Bob L
RE: Iva Schmidt
You are most welcome. If a moment arises kindly leave a flower for my recently and dearly departed friend Jane C. # 143381594
Added by Bob L on Apr 19, 2015 8:29 AM
Steven Smith
RE: Walter Lake
Hello Sue Ann,

Thank you very much for writing!

I have learned that Walter Lake was born in Chicago and that his parents, Frank and Maud Lake, were born in England. I don't yet know where Frank and Maud were buried, but I hope to be able to clear this up soon.

Thanks very much!!

Best regards,


Added by Steven Smith on Apr 16, 2015 5:40 PM
Steven M
RE: Joseph Keeffe (#59924788)
Keeffe fought in Tennessee and Virginia during the Civil War.

Here is a list of the units he served in during his career;

*2nd US Artillery Regiment (December 1853 until October 1862)
*5th US Artillery Regiment (October 1862 until May 1875)
*4th US Infantry Regiment (May 1875 until his death)

It also seems that he was an Irish immigrant, altough I can't be a 100% sure.
Added by Steven M on Apr 14, 2015 5:27 PM
Leslie Spencer
Thank you!
Thank you so much Sue for helping me with my quest for putting together a family tree!
Added by Leslie Spencer on Apr 14, 2015 4:49 PM
Steven M
Joseph Keeffe (#59924788)
Thanks for the photograph. So the listed on his memorial was Joseph all along.
Added by Steven M on Apr 14, 2015 3:35 PM
re: Randy White
Thanks Sue, what does an grave maker cost? Really sad not to have one. My ggggrandfather is in an unmarked grave in Grand Island Nebraska. The shen with records was taken out by an Tornado. thx
Added by RPowell on Apr 12, 2015 9:50 PM
walt heflin
RE: pelton wheeler
Thank you for trying Joseph Wheeler is the Uncle
of Myrtle Heflin Pelton. I do not know why he was
there I found a census of 1930 that showed him
there. He had divorced his wife sometime in 1890's
she is buried in Iowa in the same cemetery as her
Mom and Dad and her son is there also. His daughter
is buried outside Chicago, neither child married.
Joseph had 4 sisters and I found all of them and
there parents and the father parents.
So I am digging for other family also.

Thank again

Added by walt heflin on Apr 12, 2015 8:58 PM
C Dunham
RE: Wilhelmina Cullison stone
Thank you on you attempt to get to her grave. I know some cemeteries are very large. Thank you for trying. I did add you update to the plot location. Thank you. I do greatly appreciate your help.
Added by C Dunham on Apr 12, 2015 8:33 PM
Joseph Wheeler
I was hoping, beyond hope, that you would find a stone for him. I fear that it may have never been bot/placed as his family was far from where he d.

MANY thanks for taking the time/effort to look for his grave.

Don Heflin #47011423

Naples, FL
Added by HeflinHunter on Apr 12, 2015 3:11 PM
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