George and Jim opening the gate to the cemetery.
And each time they visit, they have to go hunting and digging for the gravestones! Many years ago someone planted a few Iris near the graves and they have multiplied and multiplied until they cover a rather large area, including the two graves. A little poking and prodding and the graves were found.
SOLDIER REST THY WORK IS DONE
BORN JAN. 5, 1896
DIED APR 3, 1930
OUR LITTLE ONE
BORN OCT 1, 1918
DIED AUG. 17, 1923
And each time they visit, they take home a few of the Iris bulbs. It was quite a chore digging up the bulbs with a little garden trowel, but Fred persevered.
The Iris patch. In the center, to the left and right are the two Hutcheson graves.
The Joslin Clan – Babs, Richard, George, Joann, Ruth, Tim, Jim, and Sue.