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Gracie's Grammy (#46792132)
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Bio Photo It is important that we remember those who have lived before us for they have, in many ways, prepared us for who we are today.


Family names Lark, Dee, Heiman, Housman, Loper.

I have a very special spot in my heart for veterans and members of law enforcement. I believe it is important to support our police officers and troops. Where would we be without them?

I believe every memorial should have a virtual flower. When I see one without, I add one; it's an honor to leave my respects. That person was once loved and cherished by someone, somewhere.

Feel free to use any photos. Please do not post death certificates on the memorials.


THE CEMETERY PHOTOGRAPHER

Wandering among the stones I see
The stones so weathered and worn
‘Tis difficult to find the date
On which the babe was born

I stare at the stone and am struck with awe
At the life that I knew was gone
This was someone's child, a babe so sweet
With loved ones to carry on

So I take a photo for all to see
For the family that remains
An everlasting memory of
A child of God's domain

I brush the weeds back from the stone
And say a silent prayer
For the babes that had no chance to live
And for mothers everywhere

The dove calls out it's mourning song
Among the stones so still
Echoes of the woes, through time
The choirs of despair

The stone will someday perish
The flowers will be gone
But a photo now remains of this
Their memory lives on!

And so my friend, don't hesitate
To film the weathered stone
Those who live within your hearts
Are never truly gone



THE RECORDING OF A CEMETERY
BY THELMA GREENE REAGAN

Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where other cried
For Loved Ones whose lives are stilled.

Today our hearts were touched
By graves of tiny babies;
Snatched from the arms of loving kin,
In the heartbreak of the ages.

Today we saw where the grandparents lay
In the last sleep of their time;
Lying under the trees and clouds -
Their beds kissed by the sun and wind.

Today we wondered about an unmarked spot;
Who lies beneath this hollowed ground?
Was it a babe, child, young or old?
No indication could be found.

Today we saw where Mom and Dad lay.
We had been here once before
On a day we'd all like to forget,
But will remember forever more.

Today we recorded for kith and kin
The graves of ancestors past;
To be preserved for generations hence,
A record we hope will last.

Cherish it, my friend; preserve it, my friend,
For stones sometimes crumble to dust
And generations of folks yet to come
Will be grateful for your trust.


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M.E.
Schrenker Memorials
Thank you so much for transferring my aunt and uncle's memorials to me. I just noticed that you created two memorials for Ursul Schrenker. Would you mind deleting the second one? It's memorial #136779686. Thank you so much for the amazing work of love you have provided for so many people. God bless you!
Added by M.E. on Oct 08, 2017 11:15 AM
JKSWAS
RE: Heiman
YES, this is a Temp Marker, but the Cem doesn't place Permenant Markers unless the People/Family have Purchased a Marker to Place on the Grave! If U know who was/did the Services, U could ask them if there is Marker that was paid for to be placed by the Cem workers!! Found it Interesting that the Spouse is Not Buried Beside/With Husband,tho! Because Steven is Beside the Dad! John
Added by JKSWAS on Oct 05, 2017 7:27 AM
Timothy Tumbrink
Ofc. Blake Snyder, SLCPD
Posted on COP TALK.
Added by Timothy Tumbrink on Oct 04, 2017 6:47 PM
JKSWAS
Heiman
No Permenant Marker has been placed, Yet! John
Added by JKSWAS on Oct 04, 2017 1:17 PM
Susan Edwards
Thank you
Thank you for your birthday message Gracie's Grammy.
Added by Susan Edwards on Aug 23, 2017 5:27 AM
Jeremy Kopp
mary cathryn kopp
last one. she is albert's wife. same cemetary.
Added by Jeremy Kopp on Aug 10, 2017 5:04 PM
Jeremy Kopp
albert kopp
Hi Gracie,

Another request. Albert F. Kopp is the son of Karl Charles and Eliza. He is my great grandfather. Lemay Cemetary.

Thanks!

Jeremy Kopp
Added by Jeremy Kopp on Aug 10, 2017 5:02 PM
Jeremy Kopp
Karl Charles Kopp
Hi Gracie,

Would you be able to transfer Karl Charles Kopp (1825-1894) to me? He is my 2nd Great Grandfather.

Thank you!

Jeremy Kopp
Added by Jeremy Kopp on Aug 06, 2017 2:06 PM
Lila Cole
Virginia Wardlaw Pogue Schuyler
Thanks so much for the transfer, for many reasons. Some of those have needed explanations for various reasons and if I have no bio space to teach and explain, the descendants don't get to know to help them find their loved ones. Some people won't add the little bits of info to their pages. I really appreciate it. And this way I can keep up with random proposed changes to assure the accuracy.
Added by Lila Cole on Jun 26, 2017 4:58 AM
Norm Gidcumb
Ellsworth transfer
Hello, I would appreciate a transfer of George E Ellsworth #171807856 and his wife Opal Ellsworth # 171808471. Opal is a cousin to my father.
Thank you.
Added by Norm Gidcumb on May 01, 2017 3:49 PM
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