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Recent Obituaries

Orin Johnson 06/18/2019

Orin Johnson, age 85 of Maiden Rock, WI, died Tuesday...

Louis Osborne 06/17/2019

Louis Bernard Osborne, age 80, died Monday June 17, 2019...

Matthew Yunker 06/16/2019

Matthew Yunker 06/16/2019

Matthew D. Yunker, age 63, passed away after a long...

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Making Ends Meet When a Spouse Dies

Making Ends Meet When a Spouse Dies

When a spouse dies it is devastating. Anyone who has dealt with the death of a spouse can surely attest to the pure agony it is.  There are many different life circumstances that may slightly adjust what happens when a spouse dies. If the spouse was dealing with a slow progressing terminal illness there may

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Grief & Healing

Be Kind to Me, My Mom Just Died

Be Kind to Me, My Mom Just Died

By Chaplain Julia Rajtar, MAPS, BCC Sometimes I think I need to wear a t-shirt that says, Be Kind to me, my mom just died. It seems that as I walk around, unable to focus, my heart broken from sorrow and sadness, life all around me goes on as if nothing is different. That might

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A Time of Hope – Spring and Easter

A Time of Hope – Spring and Easter

by Chaplain Julia Rajtar, MAPS, BCC   After a loved one dies, we seek consolation from the pain of their absence.   One of the ways the bereaved find meaning out of the death is through the lens of faith.  Many have said “my faith teaches me that one day we will be together again in

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To Share or Not to Share: Do parents express their grief with their younger children?

To Share or Not to Share: Do parents express their grief with their younger children?

by Chaplain Julia Rajtar, MAPS, BCC   “I need to be tough for my kids. They don’t need to see me cry,” one parent said to me about their 3 and 7-year-old children. As we began exploring this statement, it became evident that the parent didn’t want her young children to worry about her if

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