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Hooked On Family (#47448897)
 member for 6 years, 3 months, 29 days
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Bio Photo Upon "googling" my great grandmother's name, I found a photo of her headstone on Find a Grave. I was amazed such a site existed, became hooked on this site, and have been contributing ever since.

My hope is to leave a legacy here for my children, grandchildren, and others by adding data and links.

I am not trying to amass large numbers of memorials. I just try to add data and pray it is correct. I have a strong interest in adding memorials from my hometown. I enjoy helping others, and I appreciate that others have helped me.

I create memorials with dignity and respect for those who have passed. I will remove a memorial if it is too sensitive for you, and I will remove photos you do not want on a memorial.

Forgive me for not having all burial locations identified. It takes time to research, some whereabouts are unknown, and some obituaries/mortuaries currently do not list burial or disposition details. Those people still deserve to be remembered here.

Unless one of my memorials is my relative or close friend, I have transferred memorials if you can and will add information. But please do not ask for a transfer and then do nothing with it.

Please let me know if I have an error so it can be corrected.

I appreciate knowing about added posts to my memorials such as photos or obituary clippings that would help me link family members.

I am happy to share gravestone photos with you to use in your family albums.

- - - - Projects as of 2016 - - - -

I have taken gravestone photos of these entire cemeteries, although I may not have recent burials. Some stones are photographed, but are not readable, so may not be matched with a memorial. All have been posted for:
Paton Cemetery - Paton
Dawson Cemetery near Paton
Antioch - Clarksville
Lynwood - Clarksville
Old Town - Clarksville
Pleasant Valley - Clarksville
Butler Center - Butler County
St. Mary's Catholic - Greene
Memorial Park - Austinville
Ackley Christian Reform - Ackley
St. Patrick's - Parkersburg
Memorial - Austinville
Ackley Reformed - Ackley
Oak Hill - Bristow
South Vilmar - Vilmar
New Albion - Parkersburg

I added many photos for the following Iowa cemeteries:
Rose Hill Cemetery in Greene
St. Michael's in Nashua
Greenwood in Nashua
Oak Hill in Nashua
Pleasant View - Aplington

My wonderful Jiffy has crossed the "Rainbow Bridge". I would love it if you stopped by her memorial. Thanks so much! 🐱
Jiffy Buxton

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B.J. Waters
RE: Mike Clark
Sorry, but the office staff said he is not buried there! I wish I could have photo'ed this one for you, too. Good luck finding him.


Added by B.J. Waters on Jun 24, 2017 5:53 PM
B.J. Waters
RE: Mike Clark
Hi! Sorry it took so long to get back to you. No, I don't have a stockpile of photos, I just have lots of plot maps! I know the cemetery very well because I've been going there for many years. The maps are very helpful; without them I'd just be walking in circles.

There were no other Clarks near Kevin, but I can ask in the office about Mike. I'll let you know that I find out.

Best regards,

Added by B.J. Waters on Jun 24, 2017 10:20 AM
My Family United
Dietrich Carstens
I am under the impression that obits are not to be put on in the photo section. I would prefer to have the obit in the Bio section where it belongs.


Added by My Family United on Jun 22, 2017 11:43 AM
Carol Jespersen, Pleasant View Aplington
I could not send this through the edit tab because both pages belong to other contributors. Could you attach your photo from Carol's page to her husband's page also? Donald C. Jespersen. Thank you
Added by Tricia💜TJ on Jun 14, 2017 11:06 PM
William Hemmen at Pleasant View, Aplington
I could not send this through the edit tab because both pages belong to other contributors. Would you mind posting William's headstone picture to his wife, Swanetta. She recently passed. Thank you, AGAIN!
Added by Tricia💜TJ on Jun 13, 2017 9:06 AM
David Harken Jr., Pleasant View. Aplington
Could you post your photo of David Harken Jr (1916-1993) to his wife ALMA's memorial also? Thank you. By the way, no rush, and just tell me if I'm pestering you. 😶 I'm just adding little bits to Pleasant View. You and James T. have done most of the work already! 🌟
Added by Tricia💜TJ on Jun 12, 2017 12:57 PM
VanLoh, Jennie & Jans at Pleasant View Aplington
Your Croot family plot photo also shows Jennie & Jans VanLoh's headstone. Would you like to apply it to them? I think it is surely better than no photo.
Added by Tricia💜TJ on Jun 11, 2017 3:15 PM
Alton G. ELLIOTT at Pleasant View Aplington
Saw your request for help. Since you are the creator of the memorial at Oakwood also, you can go to that memorial page and click EDIT of the cemetery (at the bottom left) and change it to Pleasant View Aplington. It will keep all your info and his family links. Once both memorials are "in Aplington" you can apply your Alton ELLIOTT pictures to the newly transfered memorial. I would then eliminate the memorial that has fewest links. You can just add back your newest flowers.
Added by Tricia💜TJ on Jun 04, 2017 4:34 PM
RE: Alma Williams photo

I'm so happy to help out. I know you added a note regarding a Mr. Williams and in checking the area around Alma there were no other Williams'. There were a few with the "Dille" surname though and I took photos just in case you may want those as well.

Thanks, Diane
Added by dem1960 on Jun 03, 2017 6:44 PM
Richard Theesen
RE: Walther transfer
Your Welcome
I do have a Philip Walther Jr, that married my Father's sister Fannie Theesen so we do have cousins that are cousins of cousins
See any thing I can help, just ask---I will try--ENJOY---
Added by Richard Theesen on May 26, 2017 7:52 PM
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