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Shirley Utley Cressler (#47356479)
 member for 6 years, 5 months, 13 days
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Bio Photo I started doing this research on the cemeteries from the area where I was raised, but once addicted, I go on and on. The memories of those from home are wonderful. I've even been able to go back in my photo albums and find photos to add to many memorials. I have no specific family I'm looking for, I just want to keep those memories alive.

Most of the contributors on Find A Grave have been wonderful to work with. Only a few haven't been willing to make additions, links or add bio's. I try really hard to include a bio with as many memorials as possible. Many old obits, I pull out of my scrap books. I feel the obits/bio's gives life to the person that we've lost, as well as gives us names to search for links. Sometimes I make mistakes so please do let me know so I can correct them.

Remember, "No one is truly gone, until they are forgotten".
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Janet W
RE: #80341319 Leota Pearl Snyder Barker Brown
My apologies. I misunderstood naming rules on Find A Grave. I was going by Ransome Jacob Barker being her last husband. Janet
Added by Janet W on Feb 16, 2017 2:08 AM
Vance Utley
I see you are maintaining the memorial for Floyd Utley. Are you related to his family? I went to SMHS class of 1967 with his brother Vance who is also buried at SM Cemetery. I'm looking for a photo of Vance and/or a copy of his obituary. I understand that he was killed in an accident when he was ejected from the big rig which he was driving after it jack-knifed. Thank you for all you do for Find a Grave.
Added by Deborah on Dec 16, 2016 6:53 AM
Fonda LoBach
Nada Mae Harvey Brackett
I was doing some genealogy and I came across the burial info on Nada.

It shows her being buried in the Peel Cemetery, Dove Creek, Dolores, Colorado.

I searched on and she does not have a memorial. How do I go about contacting someone to see if she is actually buried in Peel Cemetery.

I have no idea how to even start to contact a caretaker for the cemetery.

Fonda LoBach
Added by Fonda LoBach on Nov 23, 2016 7:43 PM
Calmly Searching
Edwin O Liukko
Hi Shirley,
Just a heads up on your memorial for Edwin Liukko, #167419975 . Yours is a duplicate of #167394291.
Added by Calmly Searching on Aug 15, 2016 7:55 AM
Calmly Searching
RE: Hal Bane #117424207
Got it. Thanks, Shirley.
Added by Calmly Searching on Aug 01, 2016 7:08 AM
Visiting the Past
RE: Lucinda Sue Starlin #165534032
I do not add published obituaries to memorials due to copyright laws.
Added by Visiting the Past on Jun 30, 2016 5:46 AM
Johnny Wesch
Ricky Neely
Hi Shirley, I added the headstone picture from Misty to your memorial for Rick, he was a good friend to me and I miss him. Dont forget to change it to the Cahone cemetery. :) Have a nice day, Johnny
Added by Johnny Wesch on Jun 01, 2016 11:59 PM
Debbie Ayala
Hi Shirley, as I explained on April 29, I do not currently own a working laptop and am finding that copying and pasting on my phone is difficult. However, I did consider you and did that for Tommy Lopez.

If you can send obituaries to the Find A Grave directors, perhaps you could just send them to me in the Edit section.


Added by Debbie Ayala on May 28, 2016 7:17 PM
veda black
RE: Bob Montgomery
I am kind of related to Gladys, she is the oldest daughter. She is my sisters mother in law and she has asked me to help her with her family. She has a pedigree chart with her grandparents on it and that is where I got the information. Thanks for adding it.
Added by veda black on May 22, 2016 9:50 AM
Debbie Ayala
RE: Lopez #161283864
Shirley, I couldn't agree with you more. I have several memorials that need the obituary. It's just difficult to copy and paste it on with my phone. I need some time on one of my kids' laptops or some time on one at the library.
Added by Debbie Ayala on Apr 29, 2016 6:57 AM
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