Category: Tombstone

Tombstone Tuesday-Wheat Symbol

Today’s tombstone symbol is wheat, a symbol that I do not see very often on a headstone.

Wheat and other grains are some of the oldest symbols for growth and life. Wheat used to be harvested by a reaper with a scythe, which brings to mind the Grim Reaper.

Some Cemetery Statue Photos

Halloween is this Thursday and today I am taking a break from my usual Tombstone Tuesday to instead post some of my favorite photos that I have taken of cemetery statues.

Happy Halloween!

Today, on the eve of Halloween, here are some of my favorite cemetery and tombstone photos.   Happy Halloween!  

Tombstone Tuesday–Halloween Edition

Halloween is less than a week away and today I am going to deviate from my usual Tombstone Tuesday post and instead show some tombstone art I have photographed over the years. I hope you enjoy the photos. Some photos taken while we were in Boston, when our son Jeff ran the Boston Marathon in …

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Tombstone Tuesday–Paul A. & Elsie E. (Scaer) Roehm

This is the tombstone of Paul A. & Elsie E. (Scaer) Roehm, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: ROEHM Paul A. 1903-1989 Elsie E. 1904-1998 Paul Andreas Roehm was born 6 September 1903, the first of nine children born to Andreas “Friedrich” George and …

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