Bonesteel Fence.tif

Area resident Dave Berndt received a phone call Sunday, March 22 about a gate, which turned out to be the missing gate from the Bonesteel Cemetery.

The couple who called him was John Splitt and Colleen Kok, shown above, of Ripon.

“What a find; John and Colleen said they were out for a drive and stopped at the cemetery and saw the style of fence,” Berndt said. “When they got home their old gate in the garden looked the same.

"They said it had been there for as long as they remember.”

Berndt thanked them and is working to put the gate back up.

(1) comment

Carol Cate

What a find!

Welcome to the discussion.

Thank you for taking part in our commenting section. We want this platform to be a safe and inclusive community where you can freely share ideas and opinions. Comments that are racist, hateful, sexist or attack others won’t be allowed. Just keep it clean. Do these things or you could be banned:

• Don’t name-call and attack other commenters. If you’d be in hot water for saying it in public, then don’t say it here.

• Don’t spam us.

• Don’t attack our journalists.

Let’s make this a platform that is educational, enjoyable and insightful.

Email questions to darkin@orourkemediagroup.com.

Share your opinion

Avatar

Join the conversation

Recommended for you