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Gal Clark (#47017848)
 member for 7 years, 7 months, 26 days
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Bio Photo My Friends call me Gal or Galski. I was born in Montana, but now I live in Tacoma, Wa. & I love this site. This all started for me in my 27 years search for my Grandfathers' burial site. Thanks to find a grave, I was able to keep a promise to my mother. The promise was to find his burial spot and place a headstone in his memory. My Granddad, "Isaac Newton Goings", buried in Goodland, Kansas, now has a headstone 93 years after his death. Please visit his Memorial page and maybe you will be inspired to never give up a search. Just type in Isaac Newton Goings to your right.
I would like to give a heart felt thanks to Larry & Sherri Wilkerson for thier help in finding his grave and to John & Judy Bateman who helped us in setting the stone. Thanks ever so much.
Thanks also to everyone who checks into one of my postings -I hope it helps to connect with lost loves ones and members of the family.
I will be happy to add additional information, obits are welcome and I will make corrections to my postings if they are brought to my attention.
Have a great day!
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Wilma Van Ness
tranfer Vanness & Van Ness
Hi Gal
Writing to see if you would transfer all the Vanness & Van Ness in Elwood & Tipton In cemetery to me. They are my grandpa & dad 1st cousins. Appreciate your post on them but like to connect family with parents & grandparents.
Thank You Wilma J. Van Ness-Marion
Added by Wilma Van Ness on Jan 30, 2016 8:14 AM
valorie sherman
Abner Reynolds
Can you change his parents to Abraham Reynolds and Amy Quick found estate record listing Abner as heir and executor to Abraham Reynolds estate. Thank You.
Added by valorie sherman on Jan 18, 2016 10:04 AM
Edwin Hennings
RE: Wilbur roy Sanders
Thank you again for the transfer. Do you know when Wilbur and Delphia were married?
Added by Edwin Hennings on Jan 18, 2016 9:28 AM
Edwin Hennings
RE: Wilbur roy Sanders
Good to know I will tell my wife. She may want to get a hold of you. She is genealogist in the family and has lots of information but is always looking for new information.....Ed
Added by Edwin Hennings on Jan 18, 2016 9:16 AM
LarryEldreth
RE: Josiah Shelby Vanness #28034688
Transfer complete. It was a pleasure to have been able to help. When I "discovered" the Alsask Cemetery, I could not believe there were so many graves with so few memorials and/or photos. I was a good day. It is now as complete as I am able to make it.
Added by LarryEldreth on Nov 14, 2015 11:11 AM
RH
Alice M Foust
Gal Clark

I inadvertently gave you the DM Register & Tribune as the source of your obit. It s/read DM Register only.

My apologies for the inconvenience.

Rosemary Hoover, Trustee
Webb Cemetery Assn.
Added by RH on Nov 12, 2015 12:53 PM
RH
Cora Hudson Foust
Gal Clark --

Appreciate the info posted about the Hudson family. I had hit a dead end so your info helps w/identifying the family circle. Thank you for your contribution.

Genealogy guidelines recommend that the source of info be disclosed when sharing info w/the public. The obit you posted appeared Dec 9, 1986 in the DM Register & Tribune. Please consider prefacing the obit w/said info.

A second obituary appeared in the RHT on Feb 23, 1987. It sheds a bit more light on Alice's life. There appears to be a typo in her mother's name. It s/read Cora May (King) Hudson. If interested please post the following text in addition to the existing obit.

# # #

Febr 23, 1987
Record-Herald & Indianola Tribune
Indianola, IA

Alice Marie Foust, 79, daughter of William Martin and Cora May (King)Foust [Cora May (King) Hudson] was born near Spring Hill on March 24, 1907. She died Sunday, Dec. 7, at her apartment in Delta.

She was married to Henry Foust and to this union, a son William, and a daughter, Maxine, were born.

She and her husband farmed in Warren County. Following the death of her husband, she lived in Knoxville before moving to Jan Manor in Indianola in 1974 and then to Delta six months ago.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Henry, who died in 1958, her daughter, Maxine Robinson; and one sister, Mildred Shaw.

She is survived by one son, William of Delta; her sister Florence Dancak of Des Moines; five grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren

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Added by RH on Nov 11, 2015 10:36 PM
LarryEldreth
Josiah Shelby Vanness #28034688
Hi, Gal. I recently visited the cemetery located in Alsask, Saskatchewan, and photographed all of the headstones and grave markers I could find and am currently uploading these photos to findagrave. I see you created the memorial for Josiah Vanness with much love and attention and thought you might like to know I created a memorial for a Florence E. Vanness who does not appear to be listed on your bio for Josiah. I'm assuming there is a relationship of some sort and wanted to bring this new memorial to your attention. Also noticed there is a George Vaness (notice the spelling of last name) buried at this cemetery.
Added by LarryEldreth on Nov 01, 2015 2:35 PM
Bobbi King
Mary A. Burt memorial #28193227
Dear Gal,
Would you consider transferring this memorial to me, Mary is a member of our family.
Thank you,
Bobbi King and Will Burt
Added by Bobbi King on Oct 21, 2015 12:39 PM
Bobbi King
Willard Burt memorial #28193270
Dear Gal,
Would you consider transferring this memorial to me? This is our family.
Thank you,
Bobbi King and Will Burt
Added by Bobbi King on Oct 21, 2015 12:37 PM
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