Ruth’s headstone is no longer attached to its base. It lies in the soft grass near her parents’ headstones. Ruth is buried at Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis and has a memorial on Find A Grave. May she and her parents rest in peace.
A necklace around the top of Ella’s memorial caught my eye the first time I visited her at Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis. And the second time. And every time thereafter. Who, I wonder, it adding this piece of jewelry to a monument erected in 1888? And why?