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Vicky Valenta (#46951392)
 member for 8 years, 22 days
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Bio Photo "Dear Ancestor"
Your tombstone stands among the rest;
Neglected and alone.
The name and the date are chiseled out
On polished, marbled stone.
It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I exist
You died and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.
Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
One hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so.
I wonder if you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you.
Walter Butler Palmer (1868-1932)
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Amanda Hoyle
Santee Mission Cemetery
Thank you for the transfers. I will add all the information that I can fine. They really did live interesting lives.
Added by Amanda Hoyle on Nov 09, 2015 4:06 PM
Fay Kristufek
Thank you for the photo of Fay Kristufek at Yankee Hill Cemetery. I appreciate your willingness to do this service.
Added by lklatt on Aug 29, 2015 3:10 PM
Denise Young Rohwer
Mitchell & LaCroix Families
My husband is part of these families. His paternal grandmother was Rose Lillie Mitchell. Where did you get all the information on Charles Mitchell I? We are planning on making a trip to Bloomsfield Nebraska, my father-in-law was born there & of course a lot of the family is buried. Can you think of anything we should know, see, or do while we are there.
Thank you for all your work.

Denise Rohwer
Added by Denise Young Rohwer on Aug 07, 2015 9:25 AM
Wiese Photos
I really want to thank you for adding the photos of Hans and Dora's graves. They are my great-great grandparents and I have so little information on Hans. It really means a lot. Blessings to you.
Added by Lisa on Apr 24, 2015 5:16 PM
Thank you!
Thank you for taking a picture of Fred Kapke's headstone for me!
Added by Angela on Apr 21, 2015 3:52 PM
Marie Schmeits
Margaret McEachran
Thank you so much for taking a photo of Margaret McEachran stone; Margaret is my Great Great Great Grandmother.
Added by Marie Schmeits on Mar 14, 2015 8:48 AM
Marie Schmeits
Angus McEachran
Thank you go much Angus McEachran is my Great Great Great Grandfather.
Added by Marie Schmeits on Mar 14, 2015 8:45 AM
Carolyn Wagner
John Winslow Lodwig
Thank you Vicky for the research and information! It is appreciated very much!
Added by Carolyn Wagner on Mar 13, 2015 11:34 AM
Stephen Ranum
RE: Ranums at Wyuka cemetery
No problem. They were children who died tragically so there might not be any markers. I typed what was in the newspaper at the time
Added by Stephen Ranum on Mar 13, 2015 11:00 AM
Stephen Ranum
Ranums at Wyuka cemetery
I called the Wyuka cemetery and they do have records of both Opal and Albert. The location for both was copied into the memorial
Added by Stephen Ranum on Mar 13, 2015 7:56 AM
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