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Ron Steenhoek (#48226184)
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Bio Photo My wife Linda and I have been involved in genealogy for a number of years.

We hope that we can contribute to this great web site

Feel free to copy any of the pictures I have added to memorial pages.

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THE DASH

I read of a man who stood to speak
At the funeral of a friend.
He referred to the dates on her tombstone
From the beginning...to the end.

He noted that first came her date of birth
And spoke the following date with tears,
But he said what mattered most of all
Was the dash between those years. (1934 -1998)

For that dash represents all the time
That she spent alive on earth...
And now only those who loved her
Know what that little line is worth.

For it matters not, how much we own;
The cars...the house...the cash,
What matters is how we live and love
And how we spend our dash.

So think about this long and hard...
Are there things you'd like to change?
For you never know how much time is left,
That can still be rearranged.

If we could just slow down enough
To consider what's true and real,
And always try to understand
The way other people feel.

And be less quick to anger,
And show appreciation more
And love the people in our lives
Like we've never loved before.

If we treat each other with respect,
And more often wear a smile..
Remembering that this special dash
Might only last a little while.

So, when your eulogy's being read
With your life's actions to rehash...
Would you be proud of the things they say
About how you spent your dash?

- Author Unknown

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LizT
RE: Levi Gardner Shilling
Thank you.
Added by LizT on Apr 18, 2016 6:12 AM
LizT
Levi Gardner Shilling
In the family portrait, do you know who is who?
Added by LizT on Apr 17, 2016 4:02 PM
Luci
Willem Scholten
I have updated to Sully Cemetery
Added by Luci on Apr 17, 2016 2:37 PM
Jeverna Mulligan
RE: Re: Richard Foley
I don't know they were family. But my niece has her fathers ashes. They didn't help her with expenses just put a stone in a cemetery with other family
Added by Jeverna Mulligan on Mar 24, 2016 6:53 PM
Jeverna Mulligan
RE: Re: Richard Foley
He died in Clarion Wright county Iowa. He was my niece's father
Added by Jeverna Mulligan on Mar 23, 2016 9:13 PM
kj
RE: Harry Kuiper
GLAD TO HELP
GOD BLESS
KORENA JOHNSON
Added by kj on Jan 11, 2016 9:58 AM
John William & Cheryl (Colomb) De Ronde
RE Cornelius and Adela De Ronde
Ron,
I want to thank you for posting theses two memorials and pictures. I never could have done it from where I live today. I left Oskaloosa in 1969 and have never been able to get back. The family memorials I've made and pictures have been a compilation with the help of other family and non-family members. Again thanks for the posts.
John De Ronde
Added by John William & Cheryl (Co... on Nov 30, 2015 6:31 PM
ChoctawZ
Beka Dunsbergen
Thank you! I added the cemetery for Beka Dunsbergen.
Added by ChoctawZ on Oct 28, 2015 7:16 PM
Pat Kiser
Ernest Wallace
Thanks, I added the cemetery.
Added by Pat Kiser on Oct 11, 2015 11:21 AM
Zoe Tom
William Zerley
I added his father. Could you check to see if he is there too?

Zoe

Added by Zoe Tom on Oct 03, 2015 10:57 PM
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