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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 photos 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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|The Locator||Daisy F Eigler|
Would you please remove the copy of the obit for Daisy F Eigler that you posted on her memorial #119440219. I have added a bio for him that includes this info.
|The Locator||Dr C O Eigler|
Would you please remove the copy of the obit for Dr Eigler that you posted on his memorial #119440218. I have added a bio for him that includes this info.
|Sue Butterfield Picard||James Johnson|
Appreciate the photo...thanks so much!
|Valerie Neal||Charles and Bessie Neel|
Thank you for locating the plot location.
|Sharon||Samuel Helton #62229564|
Samuel Helton #62229564 b.1860 d.1918,,could you tell me if this is Samuel Helton 10th child of Andrew Jackson Helton and Delphia Wireman of Kentucky..any help in filling in gaps..
Added by Sharon on Aug 20, 2014 9:46 AM
I should have perused more carefully at Andrew's posting, because she IS resting in Denver. With tears in my eyes, and a greatful heart, thank you seems so meaningless, as you have earned my Purple Heart, and my search is completed.
Ever greatful, and yet, thank you!!!
Thank You so much. I have wanted a verification that this is the resting place of my maternal great grandfather for years!!! I will continue my search for the burial place of his wife, Anna Lofven Olson, as after Andrew Olson died, she lived with many of their ten living children, from Minnesota to California. Thank you for the obituary, also. (I did have an original newspaper clipping, without the newspaper identification.)
Once again, thank you for your time, effort and desire to provide this service.
|Charlie Powers||Arthur Felt|
Thanks a lot for the grave marker photo for Arthur Felt. I appreciate it very much.
|Boccapone||Joshua and John Fry|
I thank you so much for the time you took to photograph these plot locations. You did a wonderful job! Thank you again!
|Cameron Herrell||RE: Franklin Elmer Mize|
Done! You're welcome.
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