Cemetery caretaker: 'Bury someone like one of your own, you'll be all right'
Jim Siedlik, an employee of Catholic Cemeteries for more than 40 years, mows and maintains the plots at St. Mary Magdalene Cemetery and nearby St. Mary Cemetery.
Posted: Sunday, May 26, 2013 12:00 am
Dave Goetzinger looks down and frowns.
In front of him, within some 40 acres of emerald green ocean, lies a patch of dead grass at the foot of a gravestone. Goetzinger doesn't like the look of the faded yellow grass, a casualty of last year's dry summer. He doesn't like what the family who draws meaning from this gravestone might think.
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Sunday, May 26, 2013 12:00 am.