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Wayne Rasmussen (#47373091)
 member for 7 years, 3 days
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Bio Photo "I walk through a damp graveyard hoping that there will be a headstone for the stranger I am looking for. I am on a mission to photograph the marker at the request of a stranger in search for his or her kindred dead. Why? Perhaps this stranger is the one who in paying forward what I have done will touch the stranger who will fill my request for help in finding my kindred dead. And I do it because I know it is important to someone else who may never have a chance to travel here to see for his or herself." (Borrowed)

I grew up in Waterloo, IA and graduated from East High in 1956. My Sorensen, Jensen and Rasmussen Danish ancestors settled in the area in the 1890's. Currently I'm trying to complete some family genealogy for as many ancestors as possible.

There are also Wetzsteins, Strandemos, Halvorsons, Marlings and Melicks in our family trees from Iowa, Minnesota & Illinois mostly.(Danes, Norwegians and Germans )The Marlings and Melicks can be traced back to the 1700's in the eastern U.S.

Any help with these family branches will be greatly appreciated. Also , please send corrections for any errors noted or requests for removal/transfers. To add a bio please request a transfer. To transfer an entry to yourself please click the 'suggest a correction' item above the memorial when viewing the person you would like to have transferred.

The flowers I add are mostly photos of Marilyn's blooms from our yard.

Evergreen Memorial project is complete(5,277) on Aug 18,2013. As of Nov 2012 I no longer edge the stones, just remove enough of the growth and leaves to read the names and dates. Bios are added for deaths after 2002.

New addition of St Mary's in N St Paul has been completed during our mild Dec weather of 2011.
(640 entries)

Lakeview (adjacent to Evergreen in Mahtomedi)(2100+)99% completed June 3, 2012.

I will no longer randomly search cemeteries that refuse to provide locations to Findagrave members. Locations must be provided by the requestor. This now includes Forest Lawn in Maplewood and likely St Johns in Little Canada. Please call or visit the cemetery office to get a location.

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Messages left for Wayne Rasmussen (133)[Leave Message]
Renee Cunningham
Myrtle Violet Prescott Poole
sorry for the mix up. Can you remove
John Wesley Cunningham (1844 - 1899)
Ida Alpharetta Burnett Cunningham (1851 - 1917)
they are not the parents of Myrtle Violet Prescott Poole (Find A Grave Memorial# 110536875)
Added by Renee Cunningham on Oct 03, 2017 11:15 PM
Shelly Boyd
Robert Tveit
Thank you so much for your time Robert.

Added by Shelly Boyd on Sep 20, 2017 10:39 PM
Mary Ann Palumbo
Added by Mary Ann Palumbo on Sep 19, 2017 3:06 AM
Barbara Lamb
Ella May Reiland
Dear Wayne,
Thank you so much for the correct cemetery location. Also for the perfectly centered photo of her headstone. It is very nice.
Added by Barbara Lamb on Jul 27, 2017 3:29 PM
Luise Barton
Thank you very much for transferring my Aunt and Uncle. Luise Barton
Added by Luise Barton on Feb 02, 2017 1:33 PM
Luise Barton
Richard Lundgren #90382840, Ruth Lundgren#90382816. Would you consider transferring these to me as they are my Aunt and Uncle. Thank Luise Barton #48687562 Thank You.
Added by Luise Barton on Feb 02, 2017 10:53 AM
Would you consider transferring Memorials for family members to me.
Hi Wayne - You've created Memorials for 4 of my family members which I very much appreciate. I am wondering if you'd be willing to transfer them to me. They are for:
Judy Delores Baier (my mother) Memorial 120593436
Meredith Gail Baier (my sister) Memorial 75100698
Edward W. Nobbe (my grandfather) Memorial 76254029
Elaine P. Nobbe (my grandmother) Memorial 76254058

I greatly appreciate your consideration.

Michelle Baier VonBische
Added by Shellorella on Jul 03, 2016 5:17 PM
RE: Craig Moore Photo request
I've run into that before, where someone takes the ashes. Let me know if I can help

Added by leslie on Apr 09, 2016 3:57 PM
Craig Moore Photo request
I checked with the office at Hillside to get a burial location so I could fulfill your request, but they have no record of him being buried there. If you want to investigate some more and let me know the burial location I'll be happy to go and take a photo

Added by leslie on Apr 09, 2016 1:30 PM
Dominic James Olson
Could you please contact me regards to the above (Dominic James Olson)? Is this a family member? I would like to communicate in private.
Added by Nonna on Mar 14, 2016 6:01 PM
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