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VW "Vern" Goodrich (#46940951)
 member for 7 years, 4 months
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Bio Photo Born, Skamania, Skamania Co., Washington and now live in Jackson, Jackson Co., Michigan.
Graduated from Stevenson H. S., Stevenson, WA.
Spent four years and four months in the U.S. Navy as an electrician.
Married a Stevens (two daughters), married a Montgomery (son).
Married to Janet May (Collins) Goodrich.
Two step-daughters, 11 grandchildren, 3 gr-grandchildren.
Worked for Dana Corporation, TRW Automotive.
And that's why I'm doing this!


Anyone who wants to take over management of any memorials.....just ask!
Also, any and all photos that I've taken in these cemeteries can be used by anyone, you don't even have to ask! If anyone has a better photo of a gravemarker that I've added, just add it and let me know, and I will delete the one I added.

If you would like me to take a photo of a gravemarker or retake a photo, check with the cemetery or Twp. office and find out what section it is in; then I will walk the section to find it. I will then replace it if it is on my interment page or email it to you if it is on someone else's page!

Jackson Monument Works does a great job in cleaning and restoring grave-markers, I've seen them at work while I was photographing markers.


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Delmar Svoboda
Hello & Thank You for the transfer. I will be making updates shortly. Sincerely, Eve
Added by Eve on Dec 28, 2014 12:21 PM
Trisha W.
RE: Armin Hanke
Thank you for correcting it!
Added by Trisha W. on Dec 26, 2014 9:56 AM
Trisha W.
RE: Armin Hanke
How confusing. You show as the person who created the memorial.
If you scroll to the area below the biography, and burial location info, your name and member number are there.
I think what happened is that his wife, Florence Marshall Hanke, should be connected to her parents, but Armin was connected instead.
Added by Trisha W. on Dec 26, 2014 9:20 AM
Trisha W.
Armin Hanke
Hello - I noticed that you have linked Armin Hanke to John and Sarah Marshall, listing them as parents. I am curious - how did you arrive at the Marshalls as being his parents? I checked him on and in the 1920 Census, he lists his parents as being born in Germany, which the Marshalls were not. Thanks, Trish
Added by Trisha W. on Dec 25, 2014 8:34 PM
Harold Boyer Transfer
Thank you, Vern, for the transfer of Harold's memorial, it is very much appreciated and extra special thanks to you for the work you've done.
Merry Christmas!
Added by OLGA on Dec 17, 2014 4:54 PM
Elizabeth Fekete
RE: Pacyna
Thank you, Vern. I will be sure to share this info with my son-in-law's mother. She will be thrilled.
Added by Elizabeth Fekete on Dec 04, 2014 12:57 PM
Elizabeth Fekete
Hello Vern. I am researching for my son-in-law, Robert Leeke, who's maternal line is Pacyna. Can you transfer ownership to me? And I was wondering if you found a Wladyslawa (female) Pacyna and/or Jan (John) Pacyna, a good chance there are no markers. Thank you for your help.
Elizabeth Fekete
Added by Elizabeth Fekete on Dec 04, 2014 10:05 AM
Amanda Stevens
Leo L. & Dorothy Mosley
Thank you so much for both updating and transferring management of my grandparents! I was able to add more photos and feel like their memorial is more complete. I see you've done this for many folks, and I want you to know your "retirement work" is deeply appreciated!
Added by Amanda Stevens on Oct 17, 2014 11:12 AM
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Barnwell Bishop
Hi Vern. The photos have been added to Barnwell's entry on our family tree with an annotation of where we got them. Thanks again!

Joe & Vikki
Added by 2 Spiritwalkers on Oct 10, 2014 11:53 PM
2 Spiritwalkers
Barnwell Bishop (18128695)
Hi Vern -- Barnwell Bishop is my Great-Great Grandfather. Would you mind if we used the photo you posted of his headstone in our Family Tree? We appreciate your efforts, and thank you for considering our request.

Joe & Vikki
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Added by 2 Spiritwalkers on Oct 10, 2014 1:10 AM
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