Adopted Trees

“The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all, our most pleasing responsibility.”

― Wendell Berry


Thank you for adopting a tree in historic Oak Ridge Cemetery. Your generosity supports vital work to maintain the viability and beauty of trees at Oak Ridge.

❤️ Adopted by JoAnn Conrad in memory of David and Jo Harris and dedicated to the Friends of Trees Worldwide ❤️

0-080 White Oak
October 15, 2022


❤️ Adopted by Terri Berns in loving memory of Leo and Ruth Berns ❤️

0-047 Persimmon
October 15, 2022


❤️ Adopted by Linda J. Baker in loving memory of Keary L. Voegtle, loving son, brother and uncle ❤️
15-1 New Madrid Oak
October 15, 2022


❤️ Adopted by Rick and Karen Alexander in memory of Dick and RoseMary Alexander and Hazel J. Park and Don R. Park ❤️

94-06 Texas Shumard Oak
October 15, 2022


❤️ Adopted by Karen and Randy Witter ❤️

0-100 White Oak
adopted August 1, 2022


❤️ In Memory of Eric Grimm
Adopted by Anonymous❤️

96-15 Chinkapin Oak
adopted March, 2022


❤️ In Memory of Eric Grimm
Adopted by Anonymous❤️

99-13 Chinkapin Oak
adopted March, 2022


❤️ Dedicated to my mother, Lucille Wiest. She dearly loved her husband and family and lived a full life.
Adopted by Cheryl Wiest and Ken Hartke
❤️

0-002 Silver Maple
adopted February, 2022


❤️ Dedicated to my dad, William Wiest, WWII POW who loved country, family, and nature.
Adopted by Cheryl Wiest and Ken Hartke ❤️

0-018 Eastern Red Cedar
adopted February, 2022


❤️ In Memory of Al and Char Koelling
Adopted by Jonathan E. Reyman ❤️

0-038 Silver maple
adopted February, 2022


❤️ In Memory of Al and Char Koelling
Adopted by Jonathan E. Reyman ❤️

0-037 Sugar maple
adopted February, 2022


❤️ In Memory of Al and Char Koelling
Adopted by Jonathan E. Reyman ❤️

0-006 Osage-orange
adopted February, 2022


❤️ In Memory of Al and Char Koelling
Adopted by Jonathan E. Reyman ❤️

0-002 Silver Maple
adopted February, 2022


❤️ In Memory of Marie S. Mountz, Homer D. Mountz and Dorothy M. Wagner by Nancie Brown. ❤️

0-021 American Holly
adopted on December 17, 2021


❤️ In Memory of James H. Chapman, Frances E. Chapman and Harold H. Chapman by Nancie Brown. ❤️

0-031 Japanese Yew
adopted on December 17, 2021


❤️ In Honor of Children, Grandchildren and Future Generations by Nancie Brown. ❤️

0-020 American Arborvitae (Tree of Life)
adopted on December 17, 2021


❤️ In Honor of Bob and Kitti Alcorn. Dedicated as a gift to Bob and Kitti Alcorn, the Aunt and Uncle of Deputy Mayor, Kathleen Alcorn ❤️

0-003 Cucumber Magnolia
adopted on December 6, 2021


❤️ In honor of Richard W. Alcorn. Dedicated as a gift to Richard W. Alcorn, Vietnam Veteran, and father to Deputy Mayor Alcorn❤️

0-051 Hybrid Oak
adopted on December 6, 2021


❤️ Adopted by Jan and Greg Piland❤️

Logue Oak
adopted on December, 2021


❤️ In Loving Memory of my brother Roy Gordon Snoeyenbos From Sue Snoeyenbos Massie ❤️

Shagbark Hickory Carya ovata, 0.072
adopted July, 2021


❤️ In memory of Karl M. (Mick) Weissberg. A founding member of the Oak Ridge Cemetery Foundation, an arborist and a tree lover ❤️

This tree is adopted and dedicated by Suzie Weissberg to her late husband Mick Weissberg. Mick was a certified arborist who served as a tree guide for our tours and was the guide for the largest tree in Springfield during our first tour.

21-01 Sternberg Hybrid Oak
adopted on July 4, 2021


❤️  In memory of Jack of Starhill Forest, Guy’s Best Friend  ❤️
This tree has been adopted in honor of Guy Sternberg and his dog Jack by Nan Wynn, who generosity supports vital work to maintain the viability and beauty of trees at Oak Ridge. 

94-28 Overcup x Bur hybrid Oak
adopted October, 2020


❤️ Adopted by Ginny R. Lee in HONOR of her brother John Lee ❤️

95-20C Bebb Oak 
adopted on October 27, 2019


❤️ In Memory of Betty L. Pruden who gave much for the benefit of others.  By Ross & Sheila P. Hodel ❤️

0-009 Framing Oak
adopted on December 9, 2019 


❤️ In Memory of Deb Lauer Toelle ❤️

97-07 Chinkapin Oak 
adopted on October 24, 2019


❤️ Adopted by Guy & Edie Sternberg ❤️

0-033 Osage Orange
adopted on November 26, 2019


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