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Cheryl Locher Moonen (#47601076)
 member for 4 years, 8 months, 26 days
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Bio Photo This has been my hobby for over seven years, started long before I discovered any websites for posting them.
I find myself concentrating on the older, broken, unreadable tombstones, the ones that, because of layers of mold, lichen and grime, are so obscure that people tend to walk right past them. I get more satisfaction uncovering a lost individual's stone than I do photographing huge monuments that will be around for a thousand years and those more modern ones of the men whose bones have partially disintegrated while still clothed in the everlasting polyester suits that they were buried in!
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Becky Ollinger
Thank You!!
I just want to thank you so much for the photos of Dennis, and Elizabeth Sullivan's tombstones. I can now add them to my collection on I appreciate the time you spent in the search. I tried to find some family members in that cemetery last time I visited Dubuque, and was overwhelmed in a sea of stones. I had no idea the cemetery was so big. Again Thank you!
Added by Becky Ollinger on May 30, 2016 5:25 PM
s grimm-mullen
John F. Murphy Jr.
Hi Cheryl,

Thank you for the headstone photo. I appreciate it.

Added by s grimm-mullen on May 30, 2016 11:49 AM
Rhonda Gearhart
Grave 111064814

Marie Kramer Gearhart is my Great Grandmother. I would like to be able to add her husband and children to this site.
Added by Rhonda Gearhart on May 25, 2016 8:04 AM
RE: Olivett Cemetery
Thanks Cheryl if you do not succeed that is ok. I hope to visit in the next year or so and then can do more searching myself. Take care and thanks for what you do for the Find A Grave community. Sincerely, Lorraine
Added by lmadubuque on May 24, 2016 7:49 PM
Left photo for Matt G.
I left a clear closeup pic of Matt. He was hiding his missing left Arm behind someone. He was known to try to hide it in photos I was told. He was the best man in his brother Peters wedding to Elizabeth Krug ( I left pics of them both as well).
I also have photos but unsure if they are Anna Hamblins great grandparents and my mother was unsure so I didn't add them. I have many pics even of Anna Hamblins baptismal photo.
I am Dorothy's Granddaughter ( daughter of Lynn)
I knew Helen.
. I copied some old photos that Dorothy had left to my mom and added multiple people photos. Especially of Hamblin family . . I also added to the Kaufmann family if that is any interest to you as well
Added by King on May 24, 2016 6:46 PM
Olivett Cemetery
Hi Cheryl, If you have a chance someday in your wanderings of this cemetery could you check with the office and see if they have a map of all the burials in this cemetery. The reason I ask is I have many relatives buried in this cemetery and wish to see the proximity of possible relatives stones to my relative stones. I appreciate your time and effort. Should you be able to find a map please send it to me via e-mail at Thank you in advance for all you do for the Find A Grave community. Sincerely, Lorraine
Added by lmadubuque on May 24, 2016 7:23 AM
William A. Blake
Thank you Cheryl for finding and taking a picture of William;s tombstone. I appreciate your time and effort. Sincerely, Lorraine
Added by lmadubuque on May 24, 2016 6:54 AM
Matt Gansamer- Dubuque, Iowa
I went to add a picture of Matt Gansamer but it exceeded the pic limit. If you are a family member of his also- I can send the picture to you as it is a clearer close up then the ones you added. Taken at his brothers wedding.
Added by King on May 24, 2016 2:12 AM
Dave Wallace
Philip Pier newspaper acct.
I added the 1884 newspaper story to the caption for Philip and Mae Pier's marker at Linwood cemetery in Dubuque. Thank you.
Dave Wallace 47306911
Added by Dave Wallace on May 17, 2016 8:50 PM
Fran Phillips Geib Gassner
Linking parents
Hi, I just posted edits to George Dickinson Wood 83918305 born in Ashfield, Franklin, Massachusetts died in Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa. Parents, father Nathan Putnam Wood 66344139 is my 4th grt grandfather, mother Lydia Billings Wood 83918381.
Thanks for accepting the edits, Fran
Added by Fran Phillips Geib Gassne... on May 14, 2016 8:52 PM
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