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VDR (#47292775)
 member for 4 years, 2 months, 7 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 photos 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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Suzy & Rob
RE: Joseph Anderson & Danial Parker
Humidity is getting to my brain. Didn't think it through. Sorry.
Added by Suzy & Rob on Jul 31, 2014 11:52 AM
bj brumett
Len Foster
Thank You for taking the time to take this photo. I had no idea he was in an unmarked grave.
Added by bj brumett on Jul 31, 2014 11:11 AM
Suzy & Rob
Joseph Anderson & Danial Parker
Don't have your email on my tablet. You have the same photo on both these memorials. Are they buried next to each other? You might want to check them.
Added by Suzy & Rob on Jul 31, 2014 7:37 AM
Johnson Newton Burris Lippincott
Rosella Martin
Thank you VDR, for the photograph and explanation! Your work is appreciated.
Added by Johnson Newton Burris Lip... on Jul 31, 2014 5:16 AM
Mary Smith
Daniel E Parker
thank you so very much
Mary
Added by Mary Smith on Jul 31, 2014 12:06 AM
C Stoppel
Vera Boslough
Thank you very much for the picture of Vera's grave. I greatly appreciate your time and effots.
Catherine
Added by C Stoppel on Jul 30, 2014 7:41 PM
Ms. Clyde
Laswell
Thanks for the photos, at least those will be preserved!
Added by Ms. Clyde on Jul 30, 2014 9:52 AM
Anna C
RE: Photo Request - Alice (Smith) West
I would have appreciated the chance to delete that memorial myself, given I may have had some info there that I now cannot retrieve. You only sent me this message yesterday. Sorry I did not respond as quickly as you required.

Anna
Added by Anna C on Jul 29, 2014 3:36 PM
Indian Creek
edits sent to me..
Thank you very much for all your edits. I fianlly got them all fixed. I do appreciate all your dedicated work. I so want things correct . It takes me a bit to get chances done as I have 14 cemeterys I try to maintain in our township.I truely thank you and all that have sent me corrections. Cheri ICT
Added by Indian Creek on Jul 29, 2014 9:34 AM
Mark Dieckman
Gifford
Thanks for bringing George Gifford to my attention. Somehow, I missed him.

Mark Dieckman
Added by Mark Dieckman on Jul 27, 2014 9:18 PM
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