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Cheryl Locher Moonen (#47601076)
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Bio Photo This has been my hobby for over seven years, started long before I discovered any websites for posting them.
I find myself concentrating on the older, broken, unreadable tombstones, the ones that, because of layers of mold, lichen and grime, are so obscure that people tend to walk right past them. I get more satisfaction uncovering a lost individual's stone than I do photographing huge monuments that will be around for a thousand years and those more modern ones of the men whose bones have partially disintegrated while still clothed in the everlasting polyester suits that they were buried in!
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Mary Ostrom
Thank you!
Thank you for the photos of my parents' Ned and Bonnie Walling headstones! They're nice and clear. I'm surprised at how quickly you did this.
Added by Mary Ostrom on Oct 11, 2017 7:06 PM
Mary Ostrom
Old stone
I read your Bio, and you are the one who did the photos for my Grandparents, Rose and Harvey Holscher in Fairview Cemetery in Earlville, Iowa. There is an old tombstone where my parents, Bonnie and Ned Walling are buried that is unidentified. My parents bought the plots next to theirs for my sisters, but this stone is there on its side. Interested? Drive on the middle road to the third tree on the right. The first headstone is Harold Holscher, then on the other side of the tree is Bonnie and Ned Walling (and I would love to have a photo of their graves on the site), and then the open space with the old tombstone. I believe the cemetery doesn't know who the stone belongs to. Mary Ostrom
Added by Mary Ostrom on Oct 09, 2017 8:59 PM
Mark Edwin Thomas
Headstone Photo
Thank-you for taking your Time & Effort to have gone out and taken this Headstone Photo of Andrew & Nellie Faust.
Added by Mark Edwin Thomas on Oct 08, 2017 9:46 PM
The Dark Poet
Emma & Clarence Lasche
I noticed on their memorials that you weren't sure of burial in Mount Carmel in Sycamore. I just wanted to let you know the information is correct and I have posted photos of their stone along with an edit for the death date of Emma. Take care...
Added by The Dark Poet on Sep 30, 2017 6:25 PM
Leannah Madera obit
Added as requested.
Added by pmfrench on Sep 24, 2017 4:41 PM
Geo Clinton
Thanks for their marriage announcement from the newspaper. Geo
Added by Geo Clinton on Sep 06, 2017 7:05 AM
Alice Adams
Looking for Two Moore relatives
Hi Cheryl,

I am trying to find the location at the Fairview Cemetery for my Gr Gr Grandfather, George(a Civil War Vet) and his wife, Nancy. I believe she is buried there, too. Their full names are George Moore and Nancy C. (Young) Moore. Geo. serviced in the Iowa 21st Infantry, Co. H, from 1862-1865. He died Nov. 6, 1903, per a letter received in 1960 from the Iowa State Depart. of History and Archives, Des Moines. I have no idea when Nancy died but she was still alive in 1900,in Manchester(Delaware County), per the Census records. I am looking in both Farley(Dubuque) and Manchester, as they lived in both areas. Thanks much, Alice M. Adams
Added by Alice Adams on Sep 02, 2017 11:03 AM
Allison Family
Memorial# 77128337
Thanks so Much for the photo of Benjamin J Clemen memorial stone. He was my husbands 2nd great uncle. Thanks again!
Added by Allison Family on Aug 26, 2017 6:19 AM
Surname misspelled on transcribed inscription
Thank you for all of your hard work. It can be a challenge to uncover older, broken, and unreadable tombstones.
I think the surname for Catherine should be spelled: AEPPLI
Find A Grave Memorial #8310805
Added by Anonymous on Aug 22, 2017 1:10 AM
PLEASE remove your duplicate photo of her stone, you added yours after I had mine placed when I created her memorial. When you see a photo, please do not add another. Thank you.
Added by Anonymous on Aug 11, 2017 6:43 AM
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