Obituaries

Jean Sordahl
B: 1946-11-08
D: 2017-06-23
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Sordahl, Jean
Robert Boysen
B: 1921-12-07
D: 2017-06-23
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Boysen, Robert
Evelyn Georg
B: 1931-09-12
D: 2017-06-22
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Georg, Evelyn
Jimmie Kepler
B: 1927-06-22
D: 2017-06-21
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Kepler, Jimmie
Gary Haas
B: 1951-06-21
D: 2017-06-20
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Haas, Gary
Joyce Svoboda
B: 1938-04-25
D: 2017-06-17
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Svoboda, Joyce
Robert Quinney
B: 1941-03-16
D: 2017-06-13
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Quinney, Robert
Patsy Marvin
B: 1944-12-26
D: 2017-06-12
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Marvin, Patsy
JoAnn Anthony
B: 1949-12-12
D: 2017-06-09
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Anthony, JoAnn
Eulalia Wiatrek
B: 1930-03-27
D: 2017-06-08
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Wiatrek, Eulalia
Sally Williams
B: 1932-10-21
D: 2017-06-07
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Williams, Sally
Deanna Kalka
B: 1949-03-02
D: 2017-06-07
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Kalka, Deanna
George Van Zandt
B: 1952-03-06
D: 2017-06-04
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Van Zandt, George
Jose Marquez
B: 1949-05-12
D: 2017-05-31
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Marquez, Jose
Oscar Yanes
B: 1959-08-03
D: 2017-05-30
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Yanes, Oscar
Wallace Welch
B: 1949-09-21
D: 2017-05-26
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Welch, Wallace
Norma Carter
B: 1923-02-18
D: 2017-05-24
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Carter, Norma
William Apisa
B: 1943-02-06
D: 2017-05-24
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Apisa, William
Ladis Burda
B: 1929-10-28
D: 2017-05-23
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Burda, Ladis
Richard Partida
B: 1947-11-30
D: 2017-05-20
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Partida, Richard
David Parker
B: 1928-01-22
D: 2017-05-19
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Parker, David

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Traditional Funeral Services

The Basics of Traditional Funeral Services

Traditional funeral services include:

  • Visitation: This is often called a viewing or a wake. Guests come to pay their respects to the deceased by viewing their casketed body and spending time with the grieving family. A visitation can occur at any time before the funeral service.
  • Funeral Service: This event commonly takes place at the funeral home, a church, or at the graveside. It can include music, the reading of literary or religious passages, a eulogy, prayer, and the singing of hymns.
  • Committal Service: If the family plans to bury the deceased, this stage involves the vehicle procession to the cemetery.
  • Funeral Reception: Many choose to host this post-service gathering (or repast) at a reception hall. This is considered a time to share memories, laughter, and support.

A funeral service, whether traditional or more modern (memorial service or celebration-of-life), has two functions: to acknowledge the death and lifetime achievements of an individual and to bring grieving family members and friends together in support of one another during this difficult time.

If you are interested in making funeral arrangements for a loved one, we invite you to call us at 8305821521 to begin.

Online Sources:

Rostad, Curtis, "The Basics of Funeral Service", Indiana Funeral Directors Association, 2014