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Tess (#46890960)
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Bio Photo Hello, My name is Teresa (Keith) Coale. I am the daughter of Alden L. and Alma L. (Eslinger) Keith. My father is the son of Herman F. and Edna N. (Dralenats) Keith my mother is the daughter of Clyde P. and Gertrude E. (Reynolds) Eslinger.

I live in El Dorado Springs, Cedar Co. MO and I am here to find information on my family my Dad's side Keith, Draelants, Ellerman, my Mom's side Eslinger, Reynolds and Hochstedler. I am also doing genealogy for my kids on the Coale, Cargill, Burris and Scales.

I will also help people find information they are looking for. Right now I am working on listing all cemeteries in Cedar Co Missouri. Feel free to email me if you have information to give or if you would like for me to find information for you, and if you see I have made an error please let me know so it can be corrected. I am working from a Cedar Co. Cemetery Directory but still there might be mistakes or typing errors.

Please when suggesting a correction REMEMBER YOU ARE NOT THE FIND A GRAVE POLICE, But when suggesting a correction or addition to a certain memorial go to the memorial you are talking about then go to the (EDIT) button on the memorial you are referring too. Then if it is something like a birth/death date/place, link to spouse/parents, Name, etc. click on the link for that, when suggesting for something to go into the bio click the (SAC) line. PLEASE this sends a link so all we have to do is click and go straight to the memorial. When sending it other ways you have to click on several links to get to where you want us to go for the correction/update. This is getting really bothersome when I have so many to do a day. This is not the place for corrections/updates. I also will not update if I can not contact you to find out where you got your info if I need to ask questions. I like to verify my corrections before accepting them. If you send me a date update by the SAC link it will be deleted and not updated.

I do transfer memorials if your related. I think it is really sad that people are here just for numbers, what does that accomplish. I do not really care how your related as long as the memorial goes to a family member. I do not transfer memorials just because you like to collect them because they are ministers, railroader, or any other people you like to collect, that is not fair to the family members if they want the memorials. Please let me know how your related, and do not just put that they are in your family tree.

I also do not transfer to someone so they can update then they say they will transfer back to me. If you want to type it up I can always copy and paste it in myself. Thanks for the offer but I am a big girl and I know how.

Thanks Tess

Something I got in an email I thought was funny.

As a bagpiper, I play many gigs. Recently I was asked by a funeral director to play at a grave side service for a homeless man. He had no family or friends, so the service was to be at a pauper's cemetery in the Kentucky back-country.

As I was not familiar with the backwoods, I got lost; and being me, I didn't stop for directions. I finally arrived an hour late and saw the funeral guy had evidently gone and the hearse was nowhere in sight.

There were only the diggers and crew left and they were eating lunch. I felt badly and apologized to the men for being late. I went to the side of the grave and looked down and the vault lid was already in place. I didn't know what else to do, so I started to play.

The workers put down their lunches and began to gather around. I played out my heart and soul for this man with no family and friends. I played like I've never played before for this homeless man.

And as I played 'Amazing Grace,' the workers began to weep. They wept, I wept, we all wept together. When I finished I packed up my bagpipes and started for my car. Though my head hung low my heart was full.

As I was opening the door to my car, I heard one of the workers say, "I never seen nothin' like that before and I've been putting in septic tanks
for twenty years."

Why can't people just ask for directions?

Remember go to the edit button on the page you want updated. Do not send an email. My email is for information that can not be done through the edit button.
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RE: Kay F Elder # 29306268
I neglected to send her father's obit.

Louis H. "Mac" McConaha
Private family services for Louis H. "Mac" McConaha are being held at the Ertel Memorial Chapel.
Mac was born to Earle and Arlie (Kilgore) McConaha on Aug. 28, 1914 in Julian, Neb. He passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001 at the Valley Inn Nursing Home in Mancos at the age of 86.
Mac worked as an accountant and was a member of the Shriners and Masons.
He is survived by his wife, Maude (Stones) McConaha of Cortez; and children, Nancy Blake of Cortez; Earle Lee McConaha of Stockton, Mo., Jeannette McCormick of Apple Valley, Mn., Gayle Williams of Carney, Neb., and Michael Feilen of Carson City, Nev.; and by his sisters, Ethel Benningan, Elsie Clayton, Peggie Horner, and Dixie Pollach all of Nebraska City, Neb. Mac leaves behind 19 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by both of his parents; his daughter, Kay Elder who died in 1998; and one sister, Opal.
Added by brenmere on Oct 08, 2016 7:45 AM
RE: Kay F Elder # 29306268

see her mother's obit -- Maude "Jimmie" A. Stones McConaha Feilen ...

her father is

Louis Herman "Mac" McConaha
Added by brenmere on Oct 07, 2016 9:15 PM
Jan Miller
RE: Mary Garringer
My pleasure. Happy graving!
Added by Jan Miller on Oct 04, 2016 2:39 PM
M Masing
RE: Garringer
It goes back several generations. My mother is from eastern Indiana. You can track her back on this site. Look for Thelma Marie Garringer Masing. and follow the paternal links back. They will go back to Germany.
Added by M Masing on Sep 30, 2016 7:33 AM
Jan Miller
RE: Margaret Garringer
My pleasure!
Added by Jan Miller on Sep 28, 2016 9:03 PM
M Masing
RE: Garringer
Hi Tessm My mother's maiden name was Garringer. I have researched the family for about forty years.
Added by M Masing on Sep 27, 2016 8:57 PM
Rose Marie Brown
RE: Betty Jane Baker #110348483
I found her name on a family tree via
Added by Rose Marie Brown on Sep 26, 2016 7:44 AM
Bonnie Morris Conrad
John Bechtel
Dear Tess,
Thank you for your generous volunteer work for find a grave. Each time you honor our ancestors and make our research possible. You are part of making find a grave better and better. Thanks for the picture of John.
Added by Bonnie Morris Conrad on Sep 24, 2016 4:37 PM
Kent R. Ickler
RE: Rosa Eslinger#108784912
Absolutely :)

Have a good weekend

Added by Kent R. Ickler on Sep 24, 2016 1:01 PM
Alice Daniels
Elander Scott' tombstone
Thanks for uploading Elander Scott's tombstone.
Added by Alice Daniels on Sep 24, 2016 6:43 AM
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