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Joan Kobernik Hoeft (#46963924)
 member for 9 years, 5 months, 26 days
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Bio Photo I was born & live in Central Washington State. I had thought that my family was small but that has not been the case. Genealogy has taken me places that I could never have imagined. My family line includes Kobernik, Daily/Dailey, Bishop, Krider/Crider, Monninger, Foutz, Southward/Southwood, Swearingen, Hainline/Hanlein, Miller/Mueller, Guy, Waggoner, Ralls, Hart, Drews/Drefs & Griep. My Kobernik line comes from Germany (now Poland) and the others mostly from Fulton Co, IL; PA; MD; & VA.
I enjoy working on my family but also helping others to locate their ancestors. In 2012 I took photos of most of the graves at Terrace Heights Memorial Park, Yakima, WA. (A few of the temps cannot be read).
Please let me know if anything needs to be corrected, transferred (if not my family) or removed. You have permission to use any grave stone that I have posted. Happy Genealogy Hunting!
P S - If you are trying to find someone that is at Terrace Heights Memorial Park in Yakima you can now go to
and type in the name, etc. One thing I noticed, however, that a number of them have the same month and day on the birth and death day. It is probably either the birth or death date but not both. The years are probably correct.
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Mayflower Pilgrim 332
Nora Balch #171891909
Joan, Thanks for adding the Washington Death Record on this memorial. I have been able to locate her parents & husband back in Illinois. Richard
Added by Mayflower Pilgrim 332 on Jun 25, 2017 12:05 PM
Mayflower Pilgrim 332
Kissel Memorials
Joan, Thanks for the beautiful photos & information on the Kissel deaths & park created in his name. Also, thanks for the other info. Richard
Added by Mayflower Pilgrim 332 on Jun 21, 2017 3:58 AM
Howard Harris
Thank you for taking the time to get this photo of my relatives grave. We spent a nite in your town some years ago & enjoyed the visit. SEM-SCf
Added by sem on Jun 19, 2017 10:52 AM
Bonnie Harris Bossi
Guy P Harris
Thank you so much. Appreciate your efforts.
Added by Bonnie Harris Bossi on Jun 16, 2017 12:51 PM
Mayflower Pilgrim 332
Golightly Sites
Joan, Thanks for your research on the tragic auto accident of the Golightly Family. I appreciate your time in photographing their graves. The sites look beautiful. Richard
Added by Mayflower Pilgrim 332 on Jun 09, 2017 11:46 AM
Ralph Gowen
Luppino headstones
Thank you for the pictures of their headstones!

Added by Ralph Gowen on Jun 08, 2017 12:56 PM
Michele Simmons Lewis
Thank you!
Thanks for trying to location Thomas Smileys marker at Terrace Heights. I will let the memorial owner know that the grave is unmarked.
Added by Michele Simmons Lewis on Jun 08, 2017 5:48 AM
Richard Juhl
Rebecca Jane Morton Waters #84584590
Hi Joan...I'm distantly related to this family and have researched them quite a bit, but I don't want to manage this memorial. I have too many already. I sent some edits and wanted to explain my thinking:

Rebecca was busy. She had 4 husbands: 1) George Adams, 2) Otis Roy Douglass, 3) Samuel Walter Bayles, and 4) Arthur William Waters. She divorced Adams and Bayles; the other 2 died. She had 2 daughters: Clara Winifred Adams born 1919 and Mary Matilda Douglass born 1926.

Her maiden name was MORTON not BAYLES. Bayles was husband #3. So you don't need to do anything, just accept my edits if you see fit. Thanks, Richard
Added by Richard Juhl on Jun 02, 2017 11:43 PM
RE: Batali - Thank you Joan!!!!
Will do...thanks for the offer. I'm in Tacoma so the same for you. :)
Added by klassikat on Jun 01, 2017 9:17 AM
RE: Batali - Thank you Joan!!!!
Yes it does for sure. Sounds like he packed a lot into his life. Admire people like that.

We'll probably be in touch again at some point in time.

Take care.

Added by klassikat on May 31, 2017 10:18 PM
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