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VDR (#47292775)
 member for 4 years, 10 months, 27 days
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Bio Photo I have now been back in Colorado for a couple of years but I am still dreaming of waterways, bridges, moss covered trees, and yes the rain. I don't know if I will ever get use to the snow but I am told we need the snow for the water levels during the summer. I am unsure of the numbers but I believe rain works better and it doesn't require a shovel.

I have been lucky enough to connect with family and friends. While in Oregon I had some great Colorado volunteers that helped me with my family's stones and have had the pleasure of meeting and working with them in Colorado and meeting new ones along the way.

I have had quite a couple of years, babies born; friends & family that have passed; reconnected with friends from high school; getting to know my granddaughter, and I have had two surgeries.

I have been working a number of cemeteries trying to help family find family and over the last three years have heard some of the saddest and happiest stories from family that were so happy I helped them locate a missing loved one. I still get surprised when someone mentions the number of memorials I have loaded or the number of photo requests I have completed. I do this for you and the numbers mean nothing. If I was somehow able to help one of you during the day find an aunt, uncle, sibling, grandparent, parent, or childhood friend it is you that has given me a reason to smile that day and continue on with what I do.

Also, I believe in transferring memorials to family no matter how many generations removed. I believe the four generation rule is used for hoarders that are interested in numbers and just want to keep your family. One of my pet peeves is people taking over or starting memorials that do not know how or have any intention of maintaining the site. I feel the family belongs to the family but should be with a family member that is going to insure that links and edits are going to be taken care of in a timely manner.

I do not transfer to non family I volunteer my time for the family and that is where I want them to end up. I am impressed and grateful that there are people who take time to work on groups and any editing you require or photos you need I am your girl but NO I don't transfer to non family.
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Jessica
Mary Braught
Thank you very much for finding the information about what happened to Mary after her death. All the best, Jessica
Added by Jessica on Apr 21, 2015 5:14 PM
Pauline DiSipio
Josephine Capozzola Niblick GRAVESTONE PHOTO
Thank you so much for the Gravestone Photo of Josephine Capozzola Niblick.

Pauline
Added by Pauline DiSipio on Apr 21, 2015 11:25 AM
Pauline DiSipio
Sarah Ann Capozzola GRAVESTONE PHOTO
Thank you so much for the Gravestone Photo of Sarah Ann Capozzola.

Pauline
Added by Pauline DiSipio on Apr 21, 2015 11:00 AM
Pauline DiSipio
Nick and Gladys Capozzola GRAVESTONE PHOTO
Thank you so much for the Gravestone Photo of Nick and Gladys Capozzola.

Pauline
Added by Pauline DiSipio on Apr 21, 2015 10:58 AM
5chandlers
Susan Blessing
Thank you,
James
Added by 5chandlers on Apr 20, 2015 10:11 AM
Lindasue
Richard rogers
Thank you for the photo. Did you by chance get a close up of the marker?
Added by Lindasue on Apr 19, 2015 5:48 PM
Lisa Haerens
Thank You - Dorothy Gamel!
Thank you so much for visiting Dorothy Gamel in the Fairmount Cemetery and capturing her resting place. I truly appreciate your time! ~ Lisa Haerens
Added by Lisa Haerens on Apr 19, 2015 3:11 PM
KC
Arthur Bauer
Thank you! I had a feeling he would be unmarked. You are the best!
Added by KC on Apr 19, 2015 10:41 AM
Janet Reasoner
Akers & Lasher
Thank you so much for adding the pictures of Timothy & Carrie Akers and her mother Elizabeth Lasher. It is greatly appreciated.

I was especially thoughtful of you to add Elizabeth's name and dates to the photograph of her unmarked grave.
Added by Janet Reasoner on Apr 19, 2015 7:35 AM
Leona Gustafson
Edward Livingston Brown at Fairmount
Thank you so much for filling my request! I truly appreciate it. -- Leona
Added by Leona Gustafson on Apr 19, 2015 6:12 AM
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