Tombstone Tuesday – Miķelis Vīksne, 1839-1915

In this series, I am providing pictures of tombstones from Latvian cemeteries, all with death dates prior to 1945. I do not have any further information on the people mentioned.

Photo taken by me, October 2012. Click to enlarge.

Name: Miķelis Vīksne, born October 10, 1839, died October 10, 1915

Bottom Inscription: “Es esmu augšamcelšanās un dzīvība, kas tic uz mani jebšu tas būtu miris, tas dzīvos.” – Jāņa ev.11.25

(“I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die.” (John 11:25))

Location: Meža kapi, Rīga

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