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Yvonne Schnoes
B: 1935-10-06
D: 2021-04-19
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Schnoes, Yvonne
Joan Roepke
B: 1937-12-27
D: 2021-04-10
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Roepke, Joan
Gary Mouw
B: 1944-10-20
D: 2021-04-08
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Mouw, Gary
Diann Hamann
B: 1950-08-04
D: 2021-04-08
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Hamann, Diann
Bernice Lehrman
B: 1921-05-21
D: 2021-04-06
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Lehrman, Bernice
Shirlee Kramer
B: 1926-05-26
D: 2021-03-27
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Kramer, Shirlee
William Harp
B: 1964-12-26
D: 2021-03-23
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Harp, William
Justin Kelly
B: 1976-03-31
D: 2021-03-21
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Kelly, Justin
Jose Silva-Martinez
B: 1964-05-10
D: 2021-03-08
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Silva-Martinez, Jose
Laura Langel
B: 1933-03-22
D: 2021-03-06
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Langel, Laura
John Clarkson
B: 1940-05-03
D: 2021-03-04
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Clarkson, John
Leona Becker
B: 1936-12-02
D: 2021-03-04
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Becker, Leona
Judith Holmberg
B: 1950-06-03
D: 2021-03-01
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Holmberg, Judith
Lawrence Stengel
B: 1935-10-07
D: 2021-02-26
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Stengel, Lawrence
Glenda Wiener
B: 1940-07-08
D: 2021-02-20
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Wiener, Glenda
Marian Anderson
B: 1919-10-11
D: 2021-02-18
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Anderson, Marian
Terry Marienau
B: 1947-12-06
D: 2021-02-13
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Marienau, Terry
Floyd Pfaffle
B: 1941-09-24
D: 2021-02-06
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Pfaffle, Floyd
Karen Underwood
B: 1940-10-10
D: 2021-02-05
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Underwood, Karen
Ann Meylor
B: 1936-02-13
D: 2021-02-03
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Meylor, Ann
Ronald Prescott
B: 1953-07-01
D: 2021-02-01
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Prescott, Ronald

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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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