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Van Carter (#48111436)
 member for 4 years, 5 months, 28 days
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Bio Photo I'm just a guy who became interested in tracking down my family tree, which led me to Find a Grave.
So now I'm trying to help out filling a few photo gaps in nearby cemeteries.
I try to do more than just take photos. I try to reconstruct the families that I find, especially the women, who many times have no other identity than "Mother", or end up kicked to the curb over divorces and such.
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 • 2,118 Memorials Added
 • 2,119 Memorials Managed
 • 9 Memorials/Week
 • 10,257 Photos
 • 2 Photo Requests
 • 81 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 5 Virtual Flowers
 • 5 Virtual Cemeteries
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Messages left for Van Carter (72)[Leave Message]
DRG
Dora Fransen Wollumth Haines
Hi Van Carter!

Thank you very much for your volunteering to do this for people who can not travel to cemeteries far away!!
DRG
Added by DRG on Oct 01, 2017 6:50 AM
Helen
Charles & Mary Klein
at Riverview Cemetery, Rock Rapids. Thank you so very much for the wonderful photo of their headstone. I appreciate your time and efforts to do this for us. Helen
Added by Helen on Sep 28, 2017 9:28 PM
DRG
Wollmuth Headstone
Thanks for doing this. I hope it wasn't hot when you went and did it! Thanks again!!
Added by DRG on Sep 21, 2017 3:06 PM
Laura Yancey
Thanks
Thank you for Bertha's photo!
Added by Laura Yancey on Sep 03, 2017 8:46 AM
Peggy Horlick
Ida Biteler
Thank you so much! She was my great grandmother.
Added by Peggy Horlick on Aug 29, 2017 5:47 PM
Julie Glass
Chris Griesse
Van,
Thanks for the tombstone, it is great. I so appreciate it.
Julie
Added by Julie Glass on Aug 28, 2017 1:29 PM
Julie Glass
Edith Rodman
Van,
The photo is great for Edith, I so appreciate it.
Julie
Added by Julie Glass on Aug 28, 2017 1:24 PM
jade888
RE: Molenaars of Riverview Cemetery
If YOU were in it for more than "self-aggrandizement", as you rudely said to me, YOU would realize that FAMILY should take precedence! Those are not just STONES to me, it is MY FAMILY buried there! Only a complete jerk would speak to the FAMILY MEMBERS of those who have passed on as you are speaking to me! Are you the one putting flowers on those graves? No, I AM! Because they are MY FAMILY. How DARE you speak to the family members of these people in such a way. They are not just grave stones to us, they were PEOPLE, our ancestors, whom we love and care about. If you had a heart, maybe you could understand that. STOP HARASSING ME.
Added by jade888 on Aug 27, 2017 1:46 PM
jade888
RE: Molenaars of Riverview Cemetery
I am a great-granddaughter of the Molenaars. My extended family in other areas of the country greatly appreciate the obituary details and photos I provide via the website. So no, I will not be removing my contributions. If you do not want duplicates, remove yours. Family should take precedence.
Added by jade888 on Aug 26, 2017 9:08 PM
janet donner
john holman
Thanks so much for taking time to take the picture of the grave stone. Nice picture
Janet
Added by janet donner on Aug 18, 2017 7:29 AM
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