|Alexandra Montgomery (#47864749)|
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Howdy hi! While you're here, I'd appreciate it if you'd leave a flower for my grandma, Lola June "Nan" Beckstead. She passed away in 2009, and things just haven't been quite the same since then.|
I got into Find A Grave after Nan passed away. There was some animosity within my family, and as a result, she never had an obituary in the paper and she was never interred with Grandpa like she wanted. I felt like everyone was trying to forget my Nanny. A couple years after her passing I made her a memorial on Find A Grave so I could have somewhere to go to remember her, and let everyone know what a great person she was.
After I made her memorial I made one for my grandpa, and my great-grandparents, and eventually I started taking pictures at local cemeteries and making memorials for people I didn't even know. I enjoy the research aspect, but most importantly I don't want anyone to be forgotten, just like I made sure Nan wasn't.
When I'm not out graving I'm an avid crocheter and crazy cat lady, and I'm rather fond of sitting around playing video games instead of getting a haircut and/or a real job. I've also recently taken up fishkeeping.
I've lived all of my life in Reno, Nevada, but most of my ancestors hail from Utah. My family tree includes the following surnames: Beckstead, Butterfield, Channing, Childs, Cowdell, Dody, Haddenham, Jacobsen, Jenkins, Johnson, Reed and Thompson.
I will transfer any of my memorials to anyone that requests them (except of course my grandparents, Francis & Lola Beckstead, and my great-grandparents, Lizzie & David Channing and Ivies & Myrtle Beckstead). Whether it's out of guidelines or in bulk; if you can make the memorial(s) better, you are welcome to manage. Also feel free to use my photos, there is no need to ask permission or credit me.
If you're not a member of Find A Grave but would like me to make corrections to a memorial, feel free to send me an email! Make sure to include either a link to the memorial(s) you want corrected, or the memorial number.
If I haven't responded to your correction/email in 3-4 days, send me a message here or send me another email! Sometimes old-style corrections get lost in the mass of "Edit Processed" emails, or I just flat-out forget (I have a bad habit of reading emails at 3 am, marking them as read, then going to sleep and accidentally forgetting about them, lol).
If it looks like I've left a standard Forget-Me-Not flower on a memorial, please know that it wasn't the original token. When Find A Grave removes a flower from someone's scrapbook, it's replaced with the Forget-Me-Not, both in the scrapbook and on any memorials it was left on previously. If you see that I've left one on your loved one's memorial, let me know and I'll remove it and replace it with a snazzier token :-D.
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|Nancy Singh (mom||tokens|
I can't thank you enough for all the tokens you leave for my family. You are an angel.
|GramlynB||132217131 Chester Roush|
added his obituary
Added by GramlynB on Jun 17, 2015 9:27 AM
Thanks Alexandra, would you also include that they married April 23, 1921, Reno, Nevada, and his wife died in September 15, 1987 Plumas County.
|genieresearcher||Cyrill Allen D. Gould memorial|
130832711 at Shady Grove...the initial D is likely Dolby like his father Allen Dolby Gould. I was wondering since you are familiar with this Portola/Shady Grove cemetery is there any list of burials perhaps? I'm thinking Cyril Allen's wife Violet Elizabeth who died in 1987 might be buried with him here. Any info you might share would be appreciated. thanks!
|Woolfy||William Riber Memorial|
Thank you for letting me know that there was a duplicate. I have deleted my memorial; however, I did add the headstone picture to the original memorial.
Added by Woolfy on Jun 07, 2015 2:44 PM
|Nancy Singh (mom||Wesley Crum|
Thank you for leaving a token for my father
|Phil ||Thank you.|
So sorry to hear of your grandmother's passing. Mine is interred in Carson City. You are so kind and generous to have made a record of her. Today was her birthday. And I found her online! Many thanks.
Added by Phil on May 25, 2015 8:56 PM
|Karen||Re: Scott Campbell|
Thanks!! Scott has been moved! If you come across his obit, just ask for a transfer so you can manage his memorial....
Added by Karen on May 16, 2015 2:21 PM
|Karen||Re: Ruth Rovetti|
Absolutely, Alexandra --
So glad you could use the info, and so glad I was alerted that I had added a duplicate. Your memorial looks great!
Added by Karen on May 09, 2015 8:13 AM
|TD Miller||JT Britt @ GGNC|
No my knowledge the headstone for JT Britt in Golden Gate Cemetery is just that; there are no cenotaphs in Section 2C. It appears that JT was a very lucky man - he loved two women enough to want to spend eternity with both of them. I'm happy for him. -T
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