Obituaries

Dennis Lee
B: 1951-03-17
D: 2019-04-21
View Details
Lee, Dennis
Tracey Haney
B: 1958-11-13
D: 2019-04-21
View Details
Haney, Tracey
Claude Trenholm
B: 1932-07-22
D: 2019-04-20
View Details
Trenholm, Claude
Harry McKain
B: 1920-03-02
D: 2019-04-19
View Details
McKain, Harry
Ruth Scott
B: 1922-12-31
D: 2019-04-19
View Details
Scott, Ruth
Ernest Evans
B: 1931-03-25
D: 2019-04-18
View Details
Evans, Ernest
William Mahood
B: 1930-09-01
D: 2019-04-17
View Details
Mahood, William
Arthur Coates
B: 1930-02-05
D: 2019-04-17
View Details
Coates, Arthur
Hugh Greenwood
B: 1939-03-16
D: 2019-04-16
View Details
Greenwood, Hugh
Florence Gordon
B: 1944-10-04
D: 2019-04-16
View Details
Gordon, Florence
Robert Newman
B: 1932-08-07
D: 2019-04-16
View Details
Newman, Robert
Robert Farquhar
B: 1946-02-25
D: 2019-04-16
View Details
Farquhar, Robert
William Ewashen
B: 1928-11-08
D: 2019-04-13
View Details
Ewashen, William
Tamie Jansen
B: 1969-06-02
D: 2019-04-13
View Details
Jansen, Tamie
Beverley Severtson
B: 1945-09-23
D: 2019-04-10
View Details
Severtson, Beverley
Marie Christensen
B: 1930-06-08
D: 2019-04-10
View Details
Christensen, Marie
Lorraine Hammer-Hofmann
B: 1949-04-25
D: 2019-04-10
View Details
Hammer-Hofmann, Lorraine
Connie Ness
B: 1960-07-25
D: 2019-04-09
View Details
Ness, Connie
Earl McBride
B: 1926-04-10
D: 2019-04-08
View Details
McBride, Earl
Jason Rowland
B: 1979-12-13
D: 2019-04-08
View Details
Rowland, Jason
Peggy Burton
B: 1930-03-16
D: 2019-04-05
View Details
Burton, Peggy

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
5226-46 Street
Olds, AB T4H 1B8
Phone: 403-507-8610
Fax: 403-507-0018

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

 

Don't wait until it's too late.
Contact Us for quality funeral services.

Contact us today!