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Chris (#46808630)
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Everyone deserves to be remembered.

My goal is to photograph all the cemeteries in Floyd County Iowa. When I photograph the grave of someone I've known during my lifetime I take a moment to remember them. Some I haven't thought about in years and it's like "Wow, I remember you" and all the special things about that person pop into my head.
I want to give a shout out to my son for going with me to the cemeteries and helping to take photos. It's very much appreciated.
Cemeteries I'm currently photographing:
Cemeteries where photos will be added over the next few months:

Hillside Marble Rock 2014
Oakwood, Floyd 2014
Westside, Marble Rock 2014
Beckwith 2014
Park 2014
Evergreen 2013/2014 burials
Rock Grove 2014
Flood Creek 2014
Cedar View, Chickasaw 2014
Cemeteries where all identified photos have been added:

Spring Grove 2014
Dresden St. John's, 2005-2014 burials
Riverside, Charles City 2006-2014 Burials
Riverton, 2014
Sunnyside Memory Gardens, 2014
Howardville, 2014
West St. Charles, 2014
Riverside, Rockford 2014
Evergreen, 2013
Ulster Township, 2013
St. Mary's, Roseville 2011 (with my sister)
Riverside, Charles City 2007 (with my sister)
Dresden St. John's, Chickasaw County, 2005
Cemeteries that still need photographing:
If you find that I am managing a memorial for a close family member and you want to manage it, just let me know and I will happy to transfer it to you.

Please feel free to use the photo that I have added to a family member's memorial for your personal use. Please do NOT add my photos to other fag memorials without giving proper credit to me.
If anyone would care to make a small donation to the St. Charles/Riverside Cemetery for their gravestone cleaning and restoration project it would be most appreciated as it is a non-profit cemetery.

Donations can be sent to the Riverside Cemetery Association at 59 Riverside Drive, Charles City, Iowa 50616. Please indicate that it is for the gravestone and restoration project.
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John W Brown (37309681)
Just curious where you obtained the photo of John W Brown. A grandson, my stepbrother, is interested.
Thanks, wwphil.
Added by wwphil on Sep 20, 2014 5:07 PM
Mary Lou McCormick
Mary Lavina Beckwith Hawn (1841-1923) photo request
Hi Chris, thank you for leaving the note on my photo request about Mary Lavina Beckwith Hawn (1841-1923) not being found in the Hillside Cemetery. That answers my question that I asked below.

Thank you very much for your help...

I have moved her to Westside Cemetery on my memorial page for her as you asked me to do.
Added by Mary Lou McCormick on Sep 10, 2014 12:15 AM
Kristie Hamm
Jacob Barnhart
Thank You. Your time is greatly appreciated.

Added by Kristie Hamm on Sep 08, 2014 8:12 PM
Mary Lou McCormick
Edit for Mary Lavina Beckwith Hawn (1841-1923)
Just to be clear, are we moving Mary to Marble Rock Cemetery because you have found her headstone there or because her obituary says she was buried there? Reason for my question is because her husband Lafayette C Hawn (1824-1892) is buried in Hillside Cemetery.

Thank you very much for her obituary.

Added by Mary Lou McCormick on Sep 01, 2014 11:13 PM
RE: Maxons Hillside cemetery
Thanks so much, Chris. Well done! And one of your photos confirms the year of George Jr's birth so an extra round of applause for helping fill in that detail, too.
Added by J F-B on Aug 30, 2014 8:14 PM
Hillside Cem, Marble Rock, Floyd Co, Iowa
Chris: Thank you very much for photographing the gravestone of Sherry Lee NASH (1942-1989) at Hillside Cem, Marble Rock, Floyd Co, Iowa.
Added by treerpgmo on Aug 30, 2014 6:01 AM
RE: Hillside cemetery Maxson photos
Thanks for letting me know, Chris! You’ve been busy!
Added by J F-B on Aug 29, 2014 4:53 PM
Richard Daake
Thanks for the Adolph Schrader obit. It's been posted.

R. Daake
Added by Richard Daake on Aug 28, 2014 8:21 AM
Gail Schinnerer Jorgensen
Lapham PS
PS - for Olivia your closeup photo cuts off her death date. Does your photo do that or is it the way it uploaded? Can it be fixed? Gail
Added by Gail Schinnerer Jorgense... on Aug 24, 2014 11:05 PM
Gail Schinnerer Jorgensen
Charles & Olivia Lapham
I've been out of commission for the last 2 months due to my daughter's wedding that happened yesterday. I want to thank you for the photos you took for Charles & Olivia. It is very much appreciated.
Added by Gail Schinnerer Jorgense... on Aug 24, 2014 11:02 PM
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