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VDR (#47292775)
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Bio Photo I have now been back in Colorado for a couple of years but I am still dreaming of waterways, bridges, moss covered trees, and yes the rain. I don't know if I will ever get use to the snow but I am told we need the snow for the water levels during the summer. I am unsure of the numbers but I believe rain works better and it doesn't require a shovel.

I have been lucky enough to connect with family and friends. While in Oregon I had some great Colorado volunteers that helped me with my family's stones and have had the pleasure of meeting and working with them in Colorado and meeting new ones along the way.

I have had quite a couple of years, babies born; friends & family that have passed; reconnected with friends from high school; getting to know my granddaughter, and I have had two surgeries.

I have been working a number of cemeteries trying to help family find family and over the last three years have heard some of the saddest and happiest stories from family that were so happy I helped them locate a missing loved one. I still get surprised when someone mentions the number of memorials I have loaded or the number of photo requests I have completed. I do this for you and the numbers mean nothing. If I was somehow able to help one of you during the day find an aunt, uncle, sibling, grandparent, parent, or childhood friend it is you that has given me a reason to smile that day and continue on with what I do.

Also, I believe in transferring memorials to family no matter how many generations removed. I believe the four generation rule is used for hoarders that are interested in numbers and just want to keep your family. One of my pet peeves is people taking over or starting memorials that do not know how or have any intention of maintaining the site. I feel the family belongs to the family but should be with a family member that is going to insure that links and edits are going to be taken care of in a timely manner.

I do not transfer to non family I volunteer my time for the family and that is where I want them to end up. I am impressed and grateful that there are people who take time to work on groups and any editing you require or photos you need I am your girl but NO I don't transfer to non family.
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WalksWithAngels
Maggie L Downey
Thank you for providing the location for Maggie.

Robin
Added by WalksWithAngels on Apr 27, 2015 10:07 AM
Canfield
Quick response
*Thank you for locating where the Canfield tombstone should be. You are right on top of things and I appreciate your help. Thank you again.....
Donie
Added by Canfield on Apr 26, 2015 1:31 AM
Kathy W. Johnson
RE: Louella Gould
Thank You! It makes me feel a little less frazzled!
Added by Kathy W. Johnson on Apr 25, 2015 2:11 PM
Kathy W. Johnson
Louella Gould
Thank you for making an effort on my photo request. Sometimes it helps to read through the entire memorial because then I would have known it was unmarked and not have wasted your time. Very appreciated because a picture now tells the story.
Added by Kathy W. Johnson on Apr 24, 2015 2:52 PM
Steve Watty
Stockmar
Thanks for the updated information on the burial location. There must be a story on why both of these parents did not have a headstone. I can not find an obit for either also, but will keep trying.
Added by Steve Watty on Apr 24, 2015 9:29 AM
Sheri Fenley
Thank You!
Thank you so much for taking the photo of George & Josephine Okey's Headstone!

Sheri Fenley
Stockton, California
Added by Sheri Fenley on Apr 24, 2015 9:00 AM
Family Searcher
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thank you
Added by Family Searcher on Apr 22, 2015 9:58 PM
Steve Watty
RE: Matilda Stockmar
Thanks for the help and verification. If you need any help out here in Northern CA please let me know.
Added by Steve Watty on Apr 22, 2015 2:30 PM
Steve Watty
Matilda Stockmar
I assume from the picture that no headstone was found for Matilda or Paul Stockmar. Did the cemetery have any info on the two of them?
Thanks,
Steve Watty
Added by Steve Watty on Apr 22, 2015 12:05 PM
Jessica
Mary Braught
Thank you very much for finding the information about what happened to Mary after her death. All the best, Jessica
Added by Jessica on Apr 21, 2015 5:14 PM
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