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Hiesela (#46625281)
 member for 12 years, 2 months, 22 days
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Bio Photo It seems no matter where my family lived growing up we always lived within walking distance of a very old small cemetery. I grew up taking many walks through the cemeteries and reading the enscriptions on the old headstones and wondering what thier lives were like. So when I found this website I thought it was GREAT! I became a find a grave volunteer photographer and really enjoy traveling to all of the cemeteries around Iowa. I don't think many people are aware of the different kinds of unusual cemeteries there are out there! A little about what I do when I get a photo request: I first look to see if there are many in that cemetery listed on find a grave and I print out the list if it isn't very long. Then I go and take photos of not only the one requested but also of any others listed for that cemetery that do not yet have a gravestone listed. I will post the photo. If I have posted one on one of your ancestors and you don't want it there please just let me know and I will remove it! Also I take any photos of head stones with the same last name of the person requested and send them to the requestor if they are not listed on find a grave. The reason I do this is maybe the requestor doesn't know their ancestor is buried in that cemetery or they haven't gotten around to posting that person yet. This way they will have the photo when they decide to post them. Also if I have posted a photo of a headstone on your site please be sure to click on the photo because I always write down what the headstone says. Sometimes a given name might be spelled differently or the dates might be different from what the person has posted. And I will post what ever scripture might be on the stone that I can make out.
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Kim S.
Duplicate picture
Hi. There seems to be 2 of the exact same photo on memorial # 19121387 Capt Lawrence K Olson. This is my great uncle. I wondered if you could delete one of them. Thanks.
Added by Kim S. on Aug 30, 2016 7:08 PM
The Girls
Katherine Johnson
Thanks for the great photos of her headstone! I appreciate your taking the time! Thanks again :)
Added by The Girls on Aug 30, 2016 12:22 PM
Lori Larsen
Thank You!
Thank you for taking the photo of my ancestor's grave-- John Evans, Jr.
Added by Lori Larsen on Aug 24, 2016 2:34 PM
Virginia Johnson
John and Iris Barker
Thank you for posting a photo of their tombstone on their memorial pages.
Added by Virginia Johnson on Aug 15, 2016 2:16 PM
Tom
Photo Request
Thanks for checking on Laura Buchtel for me
Added by Tom on Aug 13, 2016 8:39 PM
Shirley
john B. Bailey
Thank you for checking on the headstone
Added by Shirley on Aug 13, 2016 2:35 PM
Glen
Fred F. Berends:
Hi Hiesela,

Thank you for the photo of Headstone for Fred. I appreciate you for doing this.

Thank you,
Glen
Added by Glen on Aug 12, 2016 5:24 PM
deanna french
RE: George Mead
Thanks so much. You have been very kind. I think I'll pass on creating more until I gey caught up with this project. Thank you anyway.

Deanna French
Added by deanna french on Aug 12, 2016 3:29 AM
Glen
Fred & Elisabeth Berends:
Hi Hiesela,

Thank you for the Headstone photo for Fred and Elisabeth Berends. Greatly appreciated.

Thank you,
Glen
Added by Glen on Aug 11, 2016 5:38 PM
Hooked On Family
Anton Johnson
Thanks for taking the photo. I know it will be a good picture when your name is involved!

MB
Added by Hooked On Family on Aug 11, 2016 3:13 PM
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