Obituaries

Donald Brown
B: 1948-01-25
D: 2017-11-10
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Brown, Donald
Lois Anderson
B: 1942-06-16
D: 2017-11-03
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Anderson, Lois
Lucille Healy
B: 1923-05-22
D: 2017-10-29
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Healy, Lucille
June Sherman
B: 1920-10-05
D: 2017-10-13
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Sherman, June
Alice Brown
B: 1923-11-06
D: 2017-10-06
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Brown, Alice
Helen Bak
B: 1919-03-14
D: 2017-10-06
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Bak, Helen
Evelyn Lind
B: 1918-12-04
D: 2017-10-03
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Lind, Evelyn
Zachary Nicks
B: 1994-10-01
D: 2017-09-29
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Nicks, Zachary
Martha Weidemann
B: 1932-02-22
D: 2017-09-28
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Weidemann, Martha
Martha Peterson
B: 1944-09-17
D: 2017-09-27
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Peterson, Martha
Eleanor Seney
B: 1936-10-30
D: 2017-09-26
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Seney, Eleanor
Phyllis Nielson
B: 1923-11-14
D: 2017-09-12
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Nielson, Phyllis
Beverly Angerhofer
B: 1923-12-19
D: 2017-08-23
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Angerhofer, Beverly
James Wirth
B: 1951-08-24
D: 2017-08-21
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Wirth, James
Lois Ballard
B: 1918-03-17
D: 2017-08-18
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Ballard, Lois
Arlys Reynolds
B: 1949-12-02
D: 2017-08-17
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Reynolds, Arlys
Dorothy Dahlman
B: 1923-09-10
D: 2017-08-15
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Dahlman, Dorothy
Sharon Olson
B: 1951-11-01
D: 2017-08-08
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Olson, Sharon
Shirley Nelson
B: 1921-09-23
D: 2017-08-08
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Nelson, Shirley
Howard Halvorson
B: 1932-05-09
D: 2017-08-07
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Halvorson, Howard
Bennet Rasmussen
B: 2000-08-04
D: 2017-08-04
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Rasmussen, Bennet

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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? 

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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 605-624-2829 to learn the details of our memorial service planning process.