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Jean Niehus
B: 1925-06-09
D: 2018-04-05
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Niehus, Jean
Evelyn Woll
B: 1926-08-08
D: 2018-03-23
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Woll, Evelyn
Marjorie Doornink
B: 1925-12-28
D: 2018-03-12
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Doornink, Marjorie
Donna Hentges
B: 1932-10-09
D: 2018-03-09
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Hentges, Donna
Arvel Morehead
B: 1934-01-14
D: 2018-03-06
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Morehead, Arvel
Jaelynn Anderson
B: 2018-03-01
D: 2018-03-01
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Anderson, Jaelynn
Vi Kellen
B: 1932-11-14
D: 2018-02-28
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Kellen, Vi
Sharon Thill
B: 1941-03-03
D: 2018-02-25
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Thill, Sharon
Roger Nussbaum
B: 1948-04-01
D: 2018-02-22
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Nussbaum, Roger
Douglas Wiederholt
B: 1969-11-24
D: 2018-02-17
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Wiederholt, Douglas
Dorothy Schnoes
B: 1924-05-12
D: 2018-02-03
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Schnoes, Dorothy
Patrick Neuroth
B: 1943-04-28
D: 2018-01-29
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Neuroth, Patrick
Stanley Heuertz
B: 1922-06-21
D: 2018-01-06
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Heuertz, Stanley
Lorena Becker
B: 1916-05-10
D: 2018-01-02
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Becker, Lorena
Alan Johnson
B: 1961-02-24
D: 2017-12-30
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Johnson, Alan
David Meyer
B: 1950-07-27
D: 2017-12-29
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Meyer, David
Donald Luksan
B: 1938-10-15
D: 2017-12-26
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Luksan, Donald
Mildred Morton
B: 1920-11-24
D: 2017-12-20
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Morton, Mildred
Caleb Semple
B: 1998-12-02
D: 2017-12-01
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Semple, Caleb
Lawrence Todd
B: 1925-01-30
D: 2017-11-27
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Todd, Lawrence
Celeste Nemmers
B: 1918-09-14
D: 2017-11-22
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Nemmers, Celeste

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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 712-546-4903 to learn the details of our memorial service planning process.

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