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MADutcher (#46938453)
 member for 8 years, 4 months, 24 days
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Bio Photo My name is Melissa or Missy to my friends and family. I live in central Michigan and got my interest in genealogy from my grandmother. She is gone now and I miss her every day but I know that her spirit is with me in every step of my search.

I enjoy walking the cemeteries close to me and photographing the headstones to capture the information and history that so many like me are searching for. I often try to fulfill photo requests at some of my favorite cemeteries and occasionally stumble on some of my own relatives in doing so. Feel free to use any of the photos I have taken for your own personal use or family genealogy records. That is my purpose in taking the photo of your family members provide it for you.

Some of the paternal surnames in my family are:

Leiter, Doyle, Lee, Losey, Holsted, and Parmalee

Some of the maternal surnames in my family are:

Ward, Ash, Schlafley, Hager, Martin and Blundy

Please feel free to contact me through Find A Grave or email if you wish to share information, history, or even a story. Let me know if any of my information is incorrect or needs to be edited. I do make mistakes :) I will be happy to make changes or add additional information. I do work full time and may not get back to you right away but I do try to check my emails often.

Also, I have no issues with transferring memorials I have created. Please don't hesitate to ask to take over management of one of your relatives. I am not creating memorials to add to my numbers. If I grab a photo and there is no memorial for this person, I will create one for them. So, some of my memorials are not my relatives.

Best of luck to all of my fellow Find A Grave'ers!

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 • 126 Memorials Added
 • 116 Memorials Managed
 • 414 Photos
 • 4 Photo Requests
 • 168 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 19 Virtual Flowers
 • 6 Virtual Cemeteries
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Doyle (10)
Dutcher (28)
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Messages left for MADutcher (84)[Leave Message]
Cathy Benedict
Lawrence Delong tombstone
You submitted a tombstone picture for Lawrence Delong in Sherman City Cemetery memorial # 19414386. The stone that is upright with died 1923 is not the correct stone for this memorial. The one flat on the ground is the correct one. Can you please remove the upright one?
Added by Cathy Benedict on Dec 29, 2015 11:09 AM
j miller; AKA-: thestonehunter
Palmer Photo
Thank you for the photo and the larger monument.
Joe in ID
Added by j miller; AKA-: thestoneh... on Nov 12, 2015 10:22 PM
Luda V Moore
thanks for the photo!
Added by TheBlueJar on Nov 11, 2015 9:50 AM
Judith Heckard Mathias
Sylvester Heckard
Thank You
Added by Judith Heckard Mathias on Nov 05, 2015 10:25 AM
Marlene Tyler
RE: Edward Garrett 93586846
Thank you so much for everything.
Added by Marlene Tyler on Jun 26, 2015 6:49 AM
Marlene Tyler
Edward Garrett 93586846
My Uncle's wife, June Garrett just passed away and you had photographed their headstone 2 years ago. Do you have that photo still or can I copy it and put it on her memorial page and give you the credit in the caption?
Added by Marlene Tyler on Jun 24, 2015 11:50 AM
Teena Burchianti
RE: Ethel Karnes
Thanks! I am in process of trying to get the correct links added :o)
Added by Teena Burchianti on Aug 25, 2014 12:23 PM
Merry W
Ammi Boucher
It was great to learn that your family actually knew my great-grandparents. Now I remember that we had a nice painting of a winter scene and I'll bet it was Jenny who painted it. Neat. Unfortunately, they were long gone before I was born.

I found the death record for Walter P Boucher (1965, Riverside California), but I haven't found anything on find a grave yet, so you can't add a link. I thought it might be possible to just add text, but maybe that's not allowed?

I'll keep searching and let you know if I ever find his grave.

Thank you!
Merry Boucher
Added by Merry W on Jun 25, 2014 1:16 PM
Louise Irene Leach Boyd
Thank you ever so much for the beautiful photos you took for my grandmother and her husband. I am so happy to have them. You did a wonderful job. I so so appreciate all you have done for me! You are the BEST! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
Added by Louise Irene Leach Boyd on Sep 24, 2013 10:34 AM
Broomfield Township Cemetery
Thank you so much for the photo of the John & Martha FOX CRUSEN cemetery marker.
I appreciate the time and effort you took to take and post the photo.
Honoré Olson
Added by Honore on Jul 22, 2013 12:33 PM
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