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Barbara Masteller (#47168544)
 member for 6 years, 1 month, 26 days
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Hello to all, I have always liked walking through cemeteries marveling at how old some of the tombstones were.

My mother and I were the keepers of the family history. Mom passed away in 2008. Since her death, I have been trying to update the family history book and take pictures of the family tombstones so they won't be forgotten.

And then I came across findagrave and I got hooked.

It saddens me to see tombstones in disrepair, neglected and forgotten. It is awful when someone dies and there isn't anybody left to care. How many people are going to slip into
oblivion because their tombstone didn't last another winter?

When I put pictures on findagrave; if the wording on that tombstone disentegrates, then there will be a picture of that stone so maybe someone searching their ancestors will see the picture and care.

If you have any corrections or additions to any memorial I have put on or wish a transfer, use the edit tab on the memorial page. Any emails sent directly to me will be considered spam if it does not say find a grave in the subject line. If you wonder why your email is not answered, it was probably considered spam. I will only do additions,corrections,or transfers when the edit tab is used on the memorial page.

Because obituaries are copyrighted, I will not put them onto memorials. Please don't ask.

If you want a transfer of a relative it must be within the guidelines of
Please have the courtesy to give your contributor number on your request.
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Tom Schoening
Shirley Davis
Barbara - Thank You for processing the link to Shirley's family. Keep Up the Great Work

Regards - Tom Schoening
Added by Tom Schoening on Sep 15, 2015 5:42 AM
Author David D Holt
Siecker Headstone photo's
Thanks Barbara for taking the time to get all those photo's. Really appreciate it.
Added by Author David D Holt on Aug 31, 2015 12:27 PM
Donna Maines
Silvio and Julia Benigni
Thank you so much for the photo of the Benigni headstone at Saint Marys. I really appreciate your help in getting this picture. Donna
Added by Donna Maines on Aug 23, 2015 7:36 PM
Branches and Roots
Thanks - Wurm/Whiteman
Thanks for posting a photo for Anna B. Wurm Whiteman. Greatly appreciate it!

Added by Branches and Roots on Aug 22, 2015 8:32 AM
Marcia Lynne vonGunden
Transfer & thank you
Hello again Barbara,
Thank you for your generosity in transferring:
Frank Wilton "Hootie" Shaw # 65906570
to my care.
With your help, I have successfully connected him with his parents, his five half-siblings, his wife and two daughters.
As I receive more information, I will be adding it to Our shared memorial.
With sincerest appreciation,
# 47059326
Added by Marcia Lynne vonGunden on Jul 27, 2015 5:38 PM
Tom Schoening
Alfred L Drugg
Thanks for linking Alfred to his family

Regards - Tom Schoening
Added by Tom Schoening on Jul 16, 2015 5:19 AM
Barb Kopshina
Mary Challingsworth
Thanks for the photo! Barb
Added by Barb Kopshina on Jun 15, 2015 8:52 AM
Thank you Barbara for updating these memorials and all that you do. Much appreciated. Happy Hunting!
Added by Lavelle on Jun 08, 2015 4:49 PM
Floral Designer
RE: fred wickett photo
Might take 6 mo to add a date...u can fill it then with the old photo ..if u like
Added by Floral Designer on Jun 08, 2015 1:19 PM
Jeff Custer
George Keller
Thanks for the photograph of the tombstone of George Keller. It's appreciated
Added by Jeff Custer on Jun 03, 2015 3:50 AM
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