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Hooked On Family (#47448897)
 member for 5 years, 9 months, 15 days
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Bio Photo Upon "googling" my great grandmother's name, I found a link to a photo of her headstone on Find a Grave. I was amazed, became hooked on this site, and have been contributing ever since.

My hope is to leave a legacy here for my children, grandchildren, and others by adding data and links.

I am not trying to amass large numbers of memorials. I just try to add data. I enjoy helping others, and I appreciate that others have helped me.

I create memorials with dignity and respect for those who have passed. I will remove a memorial if it is too sensitive for you, and I will remove photos you do not want on a memorial.

Forgive me for not having all burial locations identified. It takes time to research, some whereabouts are unknown, and some obituaries/mortuaries currently do not list burial or disposition details. Those people still deserve to be remembered here.

Unless one of my memorials is my relative or close friend, I do transfer memorials if you can and will add information.

Please let me know if I have an error so it can be corrected.

I appreciate knowing about added posts to my memorials such as photos or obituary clippings that would help me link family members.

I am happy to share gravestone photos with you to use in your family albums.

- - - - Projects as of 2016 - - - -

I have taken gravestone photos of these entire cemeteries, although I may not have recent burials. Some stones are photographed, but are not readable, so may not be matched with a memorial. All have been posted for:
Paton Cemetery - Paton
Dawson Cemetery near Paton
Antioch - Clarksville
Lynwood - Clarksville
Old Town - Clarksville
Pleasant Valley - Clarksville
Butler Center - Butler County
St. Mary's Catholic - Greene
Memorial Park - Austinville
Ackley Christian Reform - Ackley
St. Patrick's - Parkersburg
Memorial - Austinville
Ackley Reformed - Ackley
Oak Hill - Bristow
South Vilmar - Vilmar
New Albion - Parkersburg

I added many photos for the following Iowa cemeteries:
McCallsburg
Rose Hill Cemetery in Greene
St. Michael's in Nashua
Greenwood in Nashua
Oak Hill in Nashua
Pleasant View - Aplington (will post winter 2016)



My wonderful Jiffy has crossed the "Rainbow Bridge". I would love it if you stopped by her memorial. Thanks so much! 🐱
Jiffy Buxton


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JCHS Class of 1969 (13)
Paton Class of 1929 (8)
Paton Class of 1938 (13)
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Diane Reuscher
Funk #100070997
Your unreadable Funk is Lora Funk - born 1865 died 1928. I looked at your pix real close and I'm sure that is 1865 not 1885. Just thought I'd mention it. Merry Christmas! Diane R.
Added by Diane Reuscher on Dec 09, 2016 11:00 PM
Renee Groeneveld
RE: More Groenvelds
Thank you. I appreciate the additions to my memorials. We don't get to Iowa so the photos are nice.

Renee Groeneveld
Added by Renee Groeneveld on Dec 08, 2016 9:32 AM
Renee Groeneveld
RE: Jans, Swanetta, Roland, Robert Groeneveld
Hi
Thanks for letting me know about the photos. They are great and I thank you for adding them.

Renee Groeneveld
Added by Renee Groeneveld on Dec 07, 2016 5:08 PM
SORLIEN9
RE: Henrietta Carpenter
Thank you! I will when I find out if they are her descendants.

Thank you for the photos of her headstone. I can't think of the words to describe my emotions when I saw them for the first time.
Added by SORLIEN9 on Dec 04, 2016 3:44 PM
weston04
Waldo Otto
Hello Marilynn,
I've transferred Waldo to your care. And I just have to tell you I LOVE your memorial page for Jiffy. I have an older dog who has really slowed down and I think I will have to do this when he passes on.

Blessings,
Barb (weston04)
Added by weston04 on Dec 02, 2016 12:51 PM
Tricia💜
Pleasant View
Thank you so much for using your photos to "find" so many headstones at Pleasant View and adding their memorials to F-A-G. It's because of wonderful volunteers like you that these cemeteries get completely documented. MUCH APPRECIATED!
Added by Tricia💜 on Nov 13, 2016 2:25 PM
Little Lady
RE: McVay, McVeigh
That's fine. Just interesting that they changed the way their name was spelled. I had a family name of Hoar and the guy changed it to Oar. And my family had a name with one M, but somewhere along the way some of the members decided to add two M's. So some spell their name with one M and others with two. It never changes the fact that we are all related. :)
Added by Little Lady on Sep 18, 2016 5:34 PM
MidwestMom
Victor Holzhauer
His obit is in the Joliet Herald on December 15, 1984, Section 2, page 3. I cannot access it but the Joliet Library and the Herald both have copies.

If I took a guess, I would say he is at Memorial Park Cemetery just outside of Pontiac. If cremated, his ashes may have been interred/scattered there as well. I couldn't find anything else. Sorry. Pam
Added by MidwestMom on Sep 18, 2016 10:20 AM
MidwestMom
RE: Mary Holzhauer
Oh, ooops! Sorry. Well, you got the idea anyway, I guess. I'll see what I can find on Victor. There have always been lots of Holzhauer's around here. Still are. I might be able to find something. I will let you know. Thanks, Pam
Added by MidwestMom on Sep 18, 2016 9:38 AM
Mark Patterson
Peter Poisal (1818-1898)
You created the memorial page for Peter Poisal in 2012. ABT 1843 in WV Peter married Catherine Gallaher. She was born in 1821 in VA and died in 1880 in Butler Co., IA. Is she buried next to Peter? He out-lived her 18 years. Thank you. Mark Patterson
Added by Mark Patterson on Sep 04, 2016 8:38 PM
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