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Margie & Bob (#47028174)
 member for 6 years, 2 months, 18 days
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Bio Photo FIND A GRAVE IS A GREAT SITE! Margie has been doing family tree research for over FIFTY years - half a century! Her cemetery-loving mom, Doris (Kinkade) Shones, started taking her to cemeteries when she was 8 years old. Margie has spent several decades concentrating on Stickney, Kinkade, Franklin, and Beaver families.
Margie photographed over 2000 graves at Washington Veterans Home in Retsil, Washington. She has created over 800 biographies from their free online files at We have no relatives in this cemetery and want these veterans to be remembered for their service. Margie is a Navy and Air Force veteran; Bob served in the Army.
I will do my best to help make any memorial as complete as possible. DigitalArchives.Wa.Gov is a FREE site for looking up WA state records and Google has a site for select Online newspapers that is also free. If I come across an obit when reading old papers, I will try and find that person at findagrave and send a correction; I am not usually related. I will cite the newspaper, date and page. There is also no need to ask permission for using any of my 2800+ grave photos - I consider them a public service and you can use them in your family history without crediting me. I also do not need credit for any obits as I always source the paper.

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Cathy Razor
Thank you for transferring
Margie and Bob-
Thank you for transferring this memorial to me, a member of the Keckeisen family. I never knew about Captain Alice Keckeisen until I began doing my Keckeisen family tree. I am proud that she was part of our Keckeisen family, although she descends from a brother of my 3rd great grandfather. We Keckeisen cousins have had some difficult times getting transfers accomplished, even with family members well within Find-A-Grave's policies, so your action will give us greater faith in the sensitivity of other Find-A-Grave members. Many thanks.
Cathy Keckeisen Razor
Added by Cathy Razor on Sep 23, 2014 8:43 PM
RE: Retsil
After thinking about it, I would be glad to take over keeping the cemetery up to date. If that would help you out, since I reside closer to it then you and could possibly get to both it and the library more often. I will leave that decision up to you, but if you wish for me to do that for you I would be glad to do it.
Added by Souza on Aug 30, 2014 9:57 PM
Ann McClary
Malinda Plunkett Jenkins 126802472
I added another photo of Malinda and Jenky - passed to me by Carol Stone great granddaughter of Ida.
Added by Ann McClary on Aug 24, 2014 6:59 PM
Ann McClary
Malinda Plunkett Jenkins 126802472
Malinda is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Chula Vista. I have made a duplicate memorial for her 134806161 and it has her obit. If you would like to copy her obit to your memorial and mover her to Greenwood cemetery...then I will delete my duplicate. Let me know when you are ready for me to delete the duplicate.
(Malinda and Jenky trained my father as a jockey - Art Mortensen).
Ann Mortensen McClary
Added by Ann McClary on Aug 24, 2014 4:27 PM
carol stone
the first two photos on the malinda j Jenkins site are mine and they should be on the ida may Dickson site. she was my gg-grandmother and the daughter of malinda. love the work you do. thank-you for listening.
Added by carol stone on Jul 27, 2014 11:39 AM
Judy Thompson
Just added the one photo I have of Margaret Hendry and their grave in Roslyn. Thanks, Judy
Added by Judy Thompson on Jul 17, 2014 6:27 PM
Robert Carlson
Island Lake Cemetery, Silverdale, Wa. Photo Requests
Margie, Just wondering if you or any other Find A Grave Members are taking photos at the Island Lake Cemetery, Silverdale, Washington. I have a number
of requests in.

Thanks, Robert Carlson
Added by Robert Carlson on Jul 16, 2014 7:00 PM
Ann Northcutt
RE: WA Veterans Home files
Thank you so much for the info and taking such great care of my grandfather
Added by Ann Northcutt on May 28, 2014 10:47 PM
Thank you for the transfer of the Taylor's in the Ellensburg IOOF Cemetery! It is much appreciated!
Added by Kenjikat on May 22, 2014 10:02 PM
RE: WA Veterans Home Cem-Retsil
Thank you for the reply. I do not have anyone buried there, but as I past there I just wondered that if I did how would I locate them. I must say you have done a fantastic job and a great service to our veterans entombed there. But, like other cemetaries they are layed out with sections then grave numbers. I was just wondering if there was something of that sort, to make it easier to find for those of simple mind, such as myself. Sort of a grave yard style map? Thanks.
Added by Souza on May 15, 2014 11:48 PM
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