Orange County
Indiana

Cane Creek Cemetery

Some much needed repair work to the old part of Cane Creek Cemetery was completed August 24, 2009. Delbert Himsel, of Ireland, and a team of volunteers repaired approximately 40 broken grave markers and straightened an additional 30. Volunteers Jerry & Doretha Wilz of Jasper, MaryAlice Parks and Sue Fuhrman of Jasper, and Cane Creek Cemetery board member Bob Watts joined Himsel to do the work. Kathy Kalb, of the Springs Valley Herald was on hand to record the work for the newspaper.
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Some markers before repair. Photo by Del Himsel

Some markers before repair. Photo by Del Himsel

Jerry & Doretha Wilz. at work. Photo by Del Himsel

Jerry & Doretha Wilz and Bob Watts discuss a repair. Photo by Del Himsel

Del Himsel preparing adhesive for the repairs.
Photo by Kathy Kalb, Springs Valley Herald

Watts, Wilz & Himsel working on the 190 year-old Joseph Hankins marker. Photo by Kathy Kalb, Springs Valley Herald

Some repairs in process.  Photo by Del Himsel

Some repairs in process.  Photo by Del Himsel

Broken marker repair complete.  Photo by Del Himsel

Repaired marker.  Photo by Charlie Tredway

Repaired marker.  Photo by Charlie Tredway

Repaired marker.  Photo by Charlie Tredway

Repaired marker.  Photo by Charlie Tredway

MaryAlice Parks with repaired marker for gg grandfather Thomas Cox, War of 1812    Photo by Del Himsel 2007

MaryAlice Parks with repaired marker for gg grandfather Thomas Cox, War of 1812    Photo by Del Himsel 2007

Charlie Tredway Dubois Co., INGenWeb Coordinator
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