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Margie & Bob (#47028174)
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Bio Photo FIND A GRAVE IS A GREAT SITE! Margie has been doing family tree research for over FIFTY years - half a century! Her cemetery-loving mom, Doris (Kinkade) Shones, started taking her to cemeteries when she was 8 years old. Margie has spent several decades concentrating on Stickney, Kinkade, Franklin, and Beaver families.
Margie photographed over 2000 graves at Washington Veterans Home in Retsil, Washington. She has created over 800 biographies from their free online files at We have no relatives in this cemetery and want these veterans to be remembered for their service. Margie is a Navy and Air Force veteran; Bob served in the Army.
I will do my best to help make any memorial as complete as possible. DigitalArchives.Wa.Gov is a FREE site for looking up WA state records and Google has a site for select Online newspapers that is also free. If I come across an obit when reading old papers, I will try and find that person at findagrave and send a correction; I am not usually related. I will cite the newspaper, date and page. There is also no need to ask permission for using any of my 2800+ grave photos - I consider them a public service and you can use them in your family history without crediting me. I also do not need credit for any obits as I always source the paper.

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Messages left for Margie & Bob (265)[Leave Message]
RE: Retsil
After thinking about it, I would be glad to take over keeping the cemetery up to date. If that would help you out, since I reside closer to it then you and could possibly get to both it and the library more often. I will leave that decision up to you, but if you wish for me to do that for you I would be glad to do it.
Added by Souza on Aug 30, 2014 9:57 PM
Ann McClary
Malinda Plunkett Jenkins 126802472
I added another photo of Malinda and Jenky - passed to me by Carol Stone great granddaughter of Ida.
Added by Ann McClary on Aug 24, 2014 6:59 PM
Ann McClary
Malinda Plunkett Jenkins 126802472
Malinda is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Chula Vista. I have made a duplicate memorial for her 134806161 and it has her obit. If you would like to copy her obit to your memorial and mover her to Greenwood cemetery...then I will delete my duplicate. Let me know when you are ready for me to delete the duplicate.
(Malinda and Jenky trained my father as a jockey - Art Mortensen).
Ann Mortensen McClary
Added by Ann McClary on Aug 24, 2014 4:27 PM
RE: Retsil Edits
Thanks. I shall continue to assist in the quality control experiment.
Added by Souza on Aug 21, 2014 9:29 PM
RE: Retsil Edits
I hope you dont think I am medling in your terrotory. My only concern is trying to make sure all these entries are as accurate as possible, so to assist these veterans relatives in finding them. I, as I believe you, have a vested interest in Retsil. I, like you, am a retired veteran and vietnam veteran. Therefore, these brave men and women are of interst to me. I am only pointing out, what I believe to be errors, in hopes of assisting these families and ensuring these veterans are presented with the most accurate information. Like I stated before, you all have done a fantastic job with this cemetary, and a great service to these veterans and their famalies. Although, as I spend more time at this hallowed cemetary, I am dis mayed at the condition of the grounds and headstones of our brave veterans. But that is another matter. Anyway, thank you very much for caring enough to have taken it upon yourselves to even list these veterans as professionally as you have.
Added by Souza on Aug 21, 2014 4:25 PM
RE: Retsil Edits
Those minor mistakes are easy to make. Other then that you all have done a marvelous job with the memorials for this cemetery.
Added by Souza on Aug 15, 2014 6:56 AM
RE: Charles Williams marker inscription
I thought I had sent it, but I guess I messed up.There for deleting it. Anyway I can get another photo of his headstone if you would like. You can give me the memorial if you like, but I am not related t him. Just have time on my hands and I pass that cemetary daily, and just thought to stop and look around.
Added by Souza on Aug 13, 2014 9:58 AM
carol stone
the first two photos on the malinda j Jenkins site are mine and they should be on the ida may Dickson site. she was my gg-grandmother and the daughter of malinda. love the work you do. thank-you for listening.
Added by carol stone on Jul 27, 2014 11:39 AM
Judy Thompson
Just added the one photo I have of Margaret Hendry and their grave in Roslyn. Thanks, Judy
Added by Judy Thompson on Jul 17, 2014 6:27 PM
Robert Carlson
Island Lake Cemetery, Silverdale, Wa. Photo Requests
Margie, Just wondering if you or any other Find A Grave Members are taking photos at the Island Lake Cemetery, Silverdale, Washington. I have a number
of requests in.

Thanks, Robert Carlson
Added by Robert Carlson on Jul 16, 2014 7:00 PM
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