|Rickie Bickle (#40830938)|
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I live in Newton, Iowa and will be happy to locate and photograph markers in my area.|
I retired from the Air Force August 1 2009 after 26 years of service as a Master Sergeant. I am also a member of the Rapid City, South Dakota Masonic Lodge #25 and the NAJA Shriners.
Photography is my hobby/passion. I will try to fulfill as many requests as possible with quality photos. I enhance all photos to provide the best quality I can.
I trim grass covering markers and sweep off debris to enable a clear view of the marker. I photograph the entire marker as well as a close up of the name inscription. Past experience I have learned people like to see the entire marker and not just a close up of the inscription. I also photograph the back of the marker if there is any inscription on the back.
I NEVER rub chalk or other substances on markers. Chalk will DAMAGE a marker and speed the deterioration of the stone. I use a foil technique that uses aluminum foil to enhance the inscription. This technique does not damage markers and actually works better than chalk.
I can e-mail the full size photos upon request.
I recently became a member of the Jasper County, Iowa Cemetery Commission.
I am interested in my family genealogy surnames of Bickle, Baker, Hoy, Kintz, Plumb, Rinard, Bladwin and several others.
I have entered memorial pages for all
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|Juanita Chrz||Mary E. Potts|
Thank you so much for the great picture of Mary's headstone. Now it completes one more piece of the family. You are doing a wonderful service for so many people.
|Valice Raffi||Frank Dewey Flecksing|
Thanks for adding some information to his memorial. He wasn't a relative, but maybe a relative can find him now.
|M. Allex||D.P. McAlister|
Thanks for the gravestone photo and your quick response. I'm very appreciative.
Added by M. Allex on Jul 07, 2014 9:01 AM
Thanks for the great picture of Hiram Barney's tombstone at http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=38849611
|Debra Park||Carey Frederic Boatwright|
Here is more info along with the link where I found the info:
Spouse: Margie Belle Brakel b: 30 JUL 1890 in Keokuk, Lee, Iowa
Married: 22 JAN 1919 in Bellville, Marion, Missouri
Carey Frederic Fred Boatwright b: 23 NOV 1919 in Montgomery County, Missouri
Martha Jane Boatright b: 21 JUL 1926 in Montgomery County, Missouri
|TurningHearts||George A. John|
Thank you kindly for your time and efforts in locating and photoing this headstone. Keep up the good work.
|Suzy B||Re: Ivan Ford|
Hi Rickie, Thanks for adding the info on Ivan S. Ford. He was the older brother of my grandmothers' grandmother.
I read your bio & thought you might want to look for & add Ivan S Ford's Father to findagrave. He was John E. Ford who was also in the civil war with Iowa Infantry, He was a Captain & a Chaplain. He died August 2,1864 from illness due to his war injuries & was buried in Winterset Cemetery, Madison, Iowa. There is a picture of his grave on the Iowa Gravestone photo project site but I can't find him on findagrave. Peace, Suzy B
Added by Suzy B on Jun 06, 2014 12:32 PM
|Lisa||George E. King|
Thanks so much for the help with the photo. You are appreciated. Lisa
Added by Lisa on Jun 03, 2014 6:04 PM
|Jean Hageman||Jeremiah Sayre|
Thank you for taking the photo of Jeremiah Sayre!
|Carolyn Wagner||Hiram McGlasson|
Thanks for grave photo.
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