Obituaries

Virginia Anderson
B: 1952-08-16
D: 2021-04-30
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Anderson, Virginia
Delores Sannes
B: 1941-03-09
D: 2021-04-28
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Sannes, Delores
Larry Torgerson
D: 2021-04-27
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Torgerson, Larry
Dorothy Nielson
B: 1930-10-21
D: 2021-04-26
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Nielson, Dorothy
Stanley Kronaizl
B: 1928-05-15
D: 2021-04-22
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Kronaizl, Stanley
Yvonne Swensen
B: 1948-07-16
D: 2021-04-19
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Swensen, Yvonne
Mary Jane Chesley-Malone
B: 1928-02-01
D: 2021-04-11
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Chesley-Malone, Mary Jane
Patricia Abild
B: 1932-04-13
D: 2021-04-05
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Abild, Patricia
Lyle Preston
B: 1936-05-28
D: 2021-04-03
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Preston, Lyle
Rhonda Ernster
B: 1955-11-17
D: 2021-03-29
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Ernster, Rhonda
Myrtle Hickman
B: 1924-09-27
D: 2021-03-26
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Hickman, Myrtle
Joyce Orr
B: 1949-07-30
D: 2021-03-21
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Orr, Joyce
Ross Orr
B: 1975-06-13
D: 2021-03-18
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Orr, Ross
Peggy Larsen
B: 1949-07-08
D: 2021-03-17
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Larsen, Peggy
Joyce Syme
B: 1936-09-04
D: 2021-03-12
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Syme, Joyce
Leo Bohlmann
B: 1931-10-01
D: 2021-03-10
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Bohlmann, Leo
Terry Nelson
B: 1944-10-13
D: 2021-03-06
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Nelson, Terry
Joyce Orr
B: 1949-07-30
D: 2021-03-02
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Orr, Joyce
Donald Rempp
B: 1962-01-20
D: 2021-02-24
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Rempp, Donald
Stanley Thoms
B: 1961-01-01
D: 2021-02-17
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Thoms, Stanley
Helen Johnson
B: 1929-08-30
D: 2021-02-14
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Johnson , Helen

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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.