Obituaries

Patricia Fitzell
B: 1933-01-15
D: 2018-04-12
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Fitzell, Patricia
Harold Stancle
B: 1937-06-28
D: 2018-04-08
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Stancle, Harold
John Conner
B: 1935-05-01
D: 2018-04-04
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Conner, John
Maurice Burke
B: 1929-02-17
D: 2018-04-03
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Burke, Maurice
Thomas Ely
B: 1930-12-05
D: 2018-04-02
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Ely, Thomas
Edna Carpenter
B: 1936-11-08
D: 2018-04-01
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Carpenter, Edna
Mary Godfrey
B: 1940-11-07
D: 2018-04-01
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Godfrey, Mary
Luana Gilbert
B: 1950-04-17
D: 2018-03-26
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Gilbert, Luana
Ladislav Hanka
B: 1920-07-31
D: 2018-03-26
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Hanka, Ladislav
Jon Rice
B: 1942-03-25
D: 2018-03-24
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Rice, Jon
Barbara Damvelt
B: 1933-04-11
D: 2018-03-23
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Damvelt, Barbara
Frances Graham
B: 1917-02-01
D: 2018-03-22
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Graham, Frances
David Boyce
B: 1935-04-07
D: 2018-03-21
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Boyce, David
John Guetschow
B: 1951-05-10
D: 2018-03-19
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Guetschow, John
Lloy Haw
B: 1932-10-28
D: 2018-03-18
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Haw, Lloy
Jo Betz
B: 1933-08-28
D: 2018-03-15
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Betz, Jo
Harold Bowman
B: 1932-07-11
D: 2018-03-14
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Bowman, Harold
Jean Weber
B: 1927-03-22
D: 2018-03-06
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Weber, Jean
Douglas Hewitt
B: 1958-07-18
D: 2018-03-06
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Hewitt, Douglas
Janet Green
B: 1954-05-14
D: 2018-03-04
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Green, Janet
Bonnie Slager-Shepard
B: 1933-08-10
D: 2018-03-03
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Slager-Shepard, Bonnie

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What is a Memorial Service?

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.

Memorial Service Ideas

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?
  • What was he or she like as an individual?
  • What was their profession and how did that shape their life?
  • Was your loved one spiritual?
  • Was he or she proud of their cultural or ethnic heritage? 

We're Here to Advise, Assist, and Guide You

Using the above five questions as our guide, we will spend the time to help create a fitting memorial service for your loved one. Please call us at 269-679-5622 to learn the details of our memorial service planning process.