Obituaries

Allen Luft
B: 1936-12-19
D: 2018-10-15
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Luft, Allen
Margaret Brown
B: 1927-07-24
D: 2018-10-15
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Brown, Margaret
William Kroll
B: 1938-10-28
D: 2018-10-11
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Kroll, William
Norma Westman
B: 1919-12-29
D: 2018-10-11
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Westman, Norma
Christina Reynolds
B: 1960-05-24
D: 2018-10-08
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Reynolds, Christina
Wayne Brundage
B: 1944-02-08
D: 2018-10-08
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Brundage, Wayne
Teresa Bauman
B: 1944-07-19
D: 2018-10-06
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Bauman, Teresa
Robert Tersigni
B: 1954-03-02
D: 2018-10-05
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Tersigni, Robert
Wayne Averill
B: 1935-12-04
D: 2018-10-01
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Averill, Wayne
Linda Crites
B: 1956-12-29
D: 2018-09-28
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Crites, Linda
Dora Taylor
B: 1931-02-07
D: 2018-09-27
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Taylor, Dora
Linda Strong
B: 1948-12-31
D: 2018-09-22
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Strong, Linda
Gordon Fagan
B: 1932-07-13
D: 2018-09-21
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Fagan, Gordon
Doreen Faye
B: 1940-10-05
D: 2018-09-21
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Faye, Doreen
Alec Bateman
B: 1928-04-02
D: 2018-09-21
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Bateman, Alec
Mitchell Ormann
B: 1996-08-15
D: 2018-09-20
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Ormann, Mitchell
Margaret Brown
B: 1932-04-16
D: 2018-09-19
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Brown, Margaret
Pauline Cummings
B: 1945-05-10
D: 2018-09-16
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Cummings, Pauline
Terry Goddard
B: 1954-05-16
D: 2018-09-16
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Goddard, Terry
Sofhie Gilks
B: 1931-06-19
D: 2018-09-13
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Gilks, Sofhie
Rolf Feldkamp
B: 1953-03-31
D: 2018-09-10
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Feldkamp, Rolf

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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 403.507.8610 to begin.

Online Sources:

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

 

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