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Vicky Valenta (#46951392)
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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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Joannine
Darlene Madeline Gerholt Herriott
Vicky-
Thanks to you I found her obit as well. Thanks again.
Added by Joannine on Sep 19, 2014 9:45 AM
Joannine
Darlene Madeline Gerholt Herriott
I looked at the Wyuka website. Darlene died in May of this year. They have her Obit on their site. In it, it says that Wyuka would be handling arrangments. Her husband Bruce Mervin and daughter Jane Ellyn share a tombstone with Darlene in the middle. The picture on Bruce's Memorial # 82287810 gives his plot information as: Plot: Sec-39 Lot-395 Sp-7. Their Daughter Jane's Memorial @70411036 give her plot information as Plot: Sec-39 Lot-395 Sp-6. Hope this helps
Added by Joannine on Sep 19, 2014 7:36 AM
Janice Tefft
RE: Frank & Grace Tefft
Thanks. I wouldn't have noticed that. I hope you don't mind I am using them on my family tree.
Added by Janice Tefft on Aug 25, 2014 1:54 PM
Janice Tefft
Frank & Grace Tefft
Thanks so much for the picture!
Added by Janice Tefft on Aug 25, 2014 12:57 PM
Janice Tefft
Lois Tefft
Thank you so much for taking this photo for me!
Added by Janice Tefft on Aug 25, 2014 12:54 PM
Danette Thompson
RE: Mary Frazier Raymond
Thank You Vicky! I'm sure I will be checking out a lot of other relatives on here. Thank for all you do! :)
Added by Danette Thompson on Aug 24, 2014 12:06 PM
Sally Holden Dyson
Miles photos at Wyuka Cemeter
Thanks so much for getting these photos for me. I really appreciate your help!!! Sally
Added by Sally Holden Dyson on Aug 20, 2014 2:08 PM
J W
Buckworth, Diamond
Thank you so much for the photos today!
Added by J W on Aug 14, 2014 7:04 PM
prairiegems
Speedy answer to requests!
Thank you so much for taking photos of the stones for Clay and Mabel Van Kirk. It's almost as if you were already at the cemetery when my requests came through! Your work is very much appreciated.

Blessings,
Susan
Added by prairiegems on Aug 14, 2014 5:57 PM
Carol Chidlow
Victoria Conkling
Thank you for your efforts and the photo. Thanks also for supporting the Find A Grave community.
Carol Chidlow
Added by Carol Chidlow on May 17, 2014 11:46 AM
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