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Kim S. (#47282214)
 member for 4 years, 8 months, 25 days
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Bio Photo Hello Reader. I am first and foremost a follower of the Jesus of the Bible: the Messiah, the Christ, the Creator, the "only begotten Son" - I love Him because He first loved me and it was by His death for me on the cross that I have hope past the grave!

I'm a fairly new widow with four grown kids and three perfect kid-in-laws, and the seven most adorable, brilliant, charming and sweet grandchildren ever born - and I'm not even prejudiced! :) When I'm not playing with them, I like to study the Bible, quilt, read great books, hike, backpack, travel, garden, and play board games. I am also a long-time "spits & furts" genealogist. And I enjoy volunteering for FindAGrave.

Thanks to my sister RhondaJo, who not only laid the foundations of my genealogy research, but who has encouraged me to do F.A.G. Oddly, I began to participate only a few months before my strong healthy husband of over 35 years collapsed and died without warning or illness. As a new widow, I am enjoying FindAGrave as something I can do on sleepless nights, "paying it forward" to future generations and strangers. I find cemeteries places of serenity and sobriety, but also of hope. My primary function in FAG is taking photos of local markers, and when I fulfill a request I take pix of as many extra stones as I have the back and time for. Usually there is a memorial already up, but on occasion I need to create a memorial, so if you see that I am managing your family or friend, please ask. It's my hope and goal that every site I put up will go to a family member or friend. I welcome edits, additions, and corrections to my memorials. You may use my photos.

Through the loss of my own husband and parents, I've realized that these memorials are the only lasting memorial place many people will ever have, and the only sight of the marker many will ever see. So I hope I and other photographers take time to clean up the grave site: whisk away leaves, wipe off bird poop, trim the grass from the edges, take a photo of the back of upright stones, and close-ups of details. Make note of the inscriptions, especially the small, fading ones. Then please, send a note via the edit button to the manager of the site with any new info gleaned from the marker. Thank you!

I am also willing to share what info I have on my family lines if I can help anyone. The lines I am especially interested in include:
Anderson/Peterson, Ashlin, Blackketter, Brady, Broome, Causey, Clary, Combs, Cowart, Freeman, Gentry, Groseclose, Humphries, Joiner, Kegans, McVey, Pate, Ring, Sorbello, Spangler, Ward, & Wells.

If you would like to contact me off the public wall, I can be emailed at ksorbello at hotmail dot com.
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Family Searcher
Thank you for your understanding.
Added by Family Searcher on Jan 26, 2015 7:26 AM
Brent Young
Angelina Isabel Young
If you would like to transfer Angelina's Memorial that would be fine with me. The photos on Stanley's Memorial have been rearranged as you suggested. The only outstanding item is to find Angelina's maiden name that is still unknown.
Added by Brent Young on Jan 26, 2015 3:06 AM
Dee Green
Thanks for the suggestion for Helen's bio and the photos for both!
Added by Dee Green on Jan 24, 2015 3:59 PM
Shawn The Grave Hunter
RE: Resthaven Mem Pk in Lubbock
Hi Kim,
Some of them I have found some I have not. E mail me on my e mail address on my profile the names you want and I will see what I can find for you. Some of the weather we have had has been snow so my claims expired before I could get the requests done and you can't reclaim them. Send me the names you need and the dates and I will get what I can and then you can make your other requests and I will take care of them personally for you.

Added by Shawn The Grave Hunter on Jan 18, 2015 8:59 PM
Theodore Roosevelt Swenson
Thank you for the nice photos.
Added by DSH on Jan 12, 2015 8:06 AM
Delores Sorenson
patty ramos 115130158
Hi and happy holidays to you. haven't chatted for awhile. I need your help on patty ramos. we had both entered her so I took mine off but we had different birth states. I had Maryland and you have Missouri. Also would you please add Milton Carpenter funeral home as service provider and cemetery location of Sec 8 Row L3 West.
I know it seems silly to add funeral home but if someone is looking they may contact the funeral home for records also. Thanks. Still working at the cemetery Mon, Thurs, and Fridays. See you there.
Added by Delores Sorenson on Dec 15, 2014 6:37 AM
Gina Smith
RE: Memorial# 34613691
Merry Christmas to you and yours as well!
Added by Gina Smith on Dec 08, 2014 5:03 PM
Gina Smith
RE: Memorial# 34613691
Oh thank you so much! I just noticed you have my grandfather as well. I don't know the number off hand but his name is Edward P. Hill, can I have him too? :)
Added by Gina Smith on Dec 08, 2014 5:02 PM
Gina Smith
Memorial# 34613691
Hi Kim,

First off I'd like offer my deepest condolences for your loss. I'd also like to say "Thank You" for everything you do on here for all of these families. With that being said,
I'm wondering if it's possible for me to take over my grandmother's memorial?

Thanks, Gina
Added by Gina Smith on Dec 08, 2014 4:54 PM
Betty Sears
Edit on Theron Chittenden
Mem # 35102556
Thank you Kim for your work on find-a-grave. I'm sorry for your loss - and grateful for your testimony. Are you related to the Chittenden family?
Added by Betty Sears on Dec 02, 2014 10:17 AM
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