No More Disrepair
July 25, 2019
Photo by Nancy Hill
Members of the O'Brien County Cemetery Preservation Association (OCCPA) brought John Heider, President of Iowa's State Association for the Preservation of Iowa Cemeteries to O'Brien County July 16-19. Heider is also the owner of "R.I.P. Ltd." of Monticello, IL. Heider is considered an expert in gravestone preservation and repair. Another skill of Heider's is his ability to "find graves."
Several volunteers spent hours working in Steuck Cemetery just south of B24 (360th Street) and Tanager Avenue. On Friday, you could find the group working further east to a cemetery know...