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Margie & Bob von M (#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) Allred 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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Memorial update-William H Petrie
Thank you for the information for William H. Petrie, a Spanish American War Veteran. I added the information you sent to his memorial. It is so thoughtful of you to send the information, to enhance his memorial
Added by Pam on Jun 04, 2016 2:18 PM
RE: Glenn Fetterman photo
I'm not related. I like to find photos of Tacoma folks and add them if I can. That photo is from ancestry - they have college yearbooks online. this was from 1902 at the U.W.
Added by Alice on May 31, 2016 7:24 PM
Audrilee Myers
Myers, Bryce Avion
Margie Beavers - are you the same Margie Beavers that I was stationed with in Long Beach? If so, even if not, that you for placing a memorial on our son's grave - really do appreciate that! You can reach me at:
Added by Audrilee Myers on Dec 19, 2015 6:59 PM
Lynda Griffin
I was looking to see if I had any of the tombstone photos that you requested from the New London Cemetery and I do have some. I was there in 2009 and took many tombstone photos at that cemetery. I will put some on as soon as I can and also send you some McCoy photos as soon as I can. Thanks.
Added by Lynda Griffin on Oct 11, 2015 4:29 PM
Glenda Barry
Willard Moore
Hi Margie and Bob,

Thanks for sending the info for Willard, I have added it. Let me know if you need transfers.

Take care and have a good weekend!

Added by Glenda Barry on Oct 10, 2015 8:05 PM
Sorry, Margie. I looked at the names, and somehow "Marjorie" registered in my aging brain. And you can't edit these darn things once you post!

Added by Severian on Sep 24, 2015 1:00 PM
Walter E. Oden
Hi Marjorie & Bob,

Thanks for the source citation for the obit on Walter's memorial page. I have updated to add the information. That was the confirmation I needed for his exact date of death!

Thanks again,

Fred (aka Severian)
Added by Severian on Sep 24, 2015 12:56 PM
Calmly Searching
Maria Hay McCoy
Thank you so much for the edits for Maria, and for the obituary you did for her. Appreciate all you do for the families searching on Find A Grave.
Added by Calmly Searching on Sep 21, 2015 9:14 AM
Charles McCoy @ Otterbein
Hi - I am just doing the edit you requested. If you are connected to this family I am happy to transfer to you. I have no connection to the family, so please let me know if you'd like management. Pat
Added by ohlw on Sep 18, 2015 5:31 PM
Glenda Barry
Pauline Moore
Hi Margie and Bob,

I'm sorry it took me a while to get to this, I have been sick and in the hospital, but trying to catch up.

I see your daughter was born in Feb. 1975. My son was born in Feb. 1965. How did I get so old??

Take care, have a wonderful week!


His birthday is Feb. 25 and my daughter's is Feb. 5, and my daughter who went to heaven, her birthday is Jan. 24.
Added by Glenda Barry on Sep 13, 2015 3:54 PM
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