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Mr. Jean Coston (#47615684)
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My mother named me after Jean Val Jean, her favorite charector in LaMiz.
I submit obit info to, Obituary Daily Times. So far over 196,400 and to the Tombstone Project. I walk a cemetery in West Seattle and seven cemeteries in Grays Harbor County.
I also work on the Coston Family History (genealogy)which I turning over to my nephew.
If anyone needs obits from WA newspapers, both in print or out of print, please email me at
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Karen Sipe
Burial and heastond
I have mentioned this before. A headstone talks at least a month and sometimes up to a year or more.

As a general rule 2-3 months is about average.

This means all the obits you use in 2015 causes you to post picture request way before there is anything to photograph.
Added by Karen Sipe on May 21, 2015 11:18 AM
Memorial# 146724646
This memorial you created is a duplicate.
Added by Volunteer on May 20, 2015 7:09 AM
Stephen Kronberg
RE: Martin W. Carlson
Jean - You are welcome. Let's not rush my final home! I do enjoy adding memorials there, over 20,000 so far.
Please stop adding photo requests with notes that you are looking for a birth date or a spouse. There are other ways of getting birth and death information (state records, etc.) and when asking for a stone photo, you don't need a reason. OK?
Thank you, Stephen
Added by Stephen Kronberg on May 19, 2015 11:47 PM
Karen Sipe
Photo Requests
Jean you are using this site to further your own research project for Find A Grave. As a volunteer, I love helping people who live out of the area or are handicapped in some way making a trip to the cemetery difficult.

I do not know how others feel, but this is getting to be a bit much. Since you live in the area, why not accrue a long list getting locations from Washelli (and other Seattle Cemeteries) as you go, then come, and spend YOUR time taking these pictures. You state you come to West Seattle so maybe it is time to venture a bit further.

You photo requests can be ignored but then they add up and mess up the request boards. It would really be disappointing to see other local cemeteries end up with long lists of unfulfilled photo requests like Mt. Pleasant.

I suggest you define your project and limit it to adding memorial pages. If a relative comes along with an interest in one of your very helpful posting, let them request the photos. This will keep your project yours and not make it everyone else’s. It will also eliminate many of the false starts created when you request photos before the headstone can be placed.
Added by Karen Sipe on May 19, 2015 8:54 AM
Karen Sipe
Beverly Frank and Duranye
If you want a picture for Durayne Frank's grave


don't side step your request and skip credit to volunteers by burying the request in his wife's.

Do refrain from requesting photographs for persons dying with the year.
Added by Karen Sipe on May 19, 2015 8:53 AM
Gerald Makosky
Cyra request
Hi Jean. The only Cyra that I can find at Tahoma is Charles Alexander and John Wayne is not listed in the nationwide locator. Do you have any additional information to help find John? Thanks.
Added by Gerald Makosky on May 18, 2015 6:03 PM
Stephen Kronberg
RE: Martin W. Carlson
Jean - Further to our discussion (see below), I did find a second Martin W. Carlson 1886-1970 buried at Acacia. So if you still have the info. add a memorial for him and keep me in mind for photo. Stephen
Added by Stephen Kronberg on May 07, 2015 9:31 PM
Stephen Kronberg
RE: Laurana McCabe
Thanks, Jean. Good job.
Added by Stephen Kronberg on May 07, 2015 9:26 PM
Art Anders
James Mitchell
I located Mr. Mitchell in the mausoleum. There was no listing for his wife, nor was she entombed in the vicinity near him. I will upload the photo shortly.
Added by Art Anders on May 06, 2015 3:23 PM
Bonita Olmer
RE: James M. . Mitchell
You're welcome, Jean.
Added by Bonita Olmer on May 06, 2015 6:52 AM
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