Obituaries

Robert Nemeth
B: 1921-09-02
D: 2017-06-18
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Nemeth, Robert
Elaine Leitner
B: 1925-06-08
D: 2017-06-13
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Leitner, Elaine
Merlin Green
B: 1933-07-11
D: 2017-06-13
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Green, Merlin
Jacquelyn Goetz
B: 1953-10-28
D: 2017-06-12
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Goetz, Jacquelyn
James Flick
B: 1928-08-20
D: 2017-06-11
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Flick, James
La Rue Horinek
B: 1936-07-05
D: 2017-06-05
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Horinek, La Rue
Rosetta Bremenkamp
B: 1924-02-04
D: 2017-06-05
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Bremenkamp, Rosetta
Betty Jean Wicke
B: 1932-08-09
D: 2017-06-01
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Wicke, Betty Jean
Sharon Noriega
B: 1941-03-10
D: 2017-05-31
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Noriega, Sharon
William Reinert
B: 1966-01-18
D: 2017-05-31
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Reinert, William
Lyla Younkin
B: 1935-08-02
D: 2017-05-26
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Younkin, Lyla
John Steiger
B: 1939-01-10
D: 2017-05-26
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Steiger, John
Sandy Jamison
B: 1941-02-01
D: 2017-05-22
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Jamison, Sandy
Elna Ridgway
B: 1919-06-10
D: 2017-05-21
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Ridgway, Elna
Wendi Ehlers
B: 1970-06-04
D: 2017-05-15
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Ehlers, Wendi
Leo Muehlenkamp
B: 1938-12-18
D: 2017-05-13
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Muehlenkamp, Leo
Wilma Gray
B: 1925-11-15
D: 2017-05-13
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Gray, Wilma
Henry Ostmeyer
B: 1922-09-10
D: 2017-05-11
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Ostmeyer, Henry
Kent Hamilton
B: 1947-08-14
D: 2017-05-07
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Hamilton, Kent
Caroline Kaiser
B: 1937-04-25
D: 2017-05-05
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Kaiser, Caroline
Patricia Tremblay
B: 1933-02-11
D: 2017-05-05
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Tremblay, Patricia

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Unlike a traditional funeral, a memorial service is a gathering where a casket is not present (although the urn with the cremated remains may be on display). A memorial service can be held weeks or even months after the death.

A memorial service can be held in a church, the funeral home or a community hall, or somewhere of importance to the deceased and family. There is usually music, selected readings, and a eulogy. Memorial services can be further personalized as a celebration-of-life.

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Our experience has shown us that many of today's families want more than a traditional funeral. This can be done by bringing more of the personality and lifestyle of the deceased into the arrangements. By displaying photographs or staging the event around a favorite pastime, a memorial service can become more personal and meaningful.

If a personalized memorial service suits the needs of your family, we suggest you consider the following questions:

  • What did your loved one like to do?
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