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Recent Obituaries

Nancy Phernetton 08/15/2018

Nancy Phernetton of River Falls, WI died Wednesday...

Roger Neumann 08/14/2018

Roger Neumann 08/14/2018

Roger John Neumann was born August 9, 1950 in St. Paul...

Raymond Salaba 08/11/2018

Raymond Salaba 08/11/2018

Raymond Salaba, age 70 of New Richmond, WI, died...

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Telling a Child that Someone has Died

Telling a Child that Someone has Died

by Chaplain Julia Rajtar What do you tell a child after their mother or father, or a sibling has died?  Families struggle with thoughts such as: I’m not sure what to say, I don’t want to cause more pain,  I want to protect them from this pain so let’s spare them the rituals and such

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Telling a Child that Someone has Died

Telling a Child that Someone has Died

by Chaplain Julia Rajtar What do you tell a child after their mother or father, or a sibling has died?  Families struggle with thoughts such as: I’m not sure what to say, I don’t want to cause more pain,  I want to protect them from this pain so let’s spare them the rituals and such

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Tasks of Grief

Tasks of Grief

By Chaplain Julia Rajtar, MAPS, BCC   Most of us when we think of grief, understand grieving as a model identified by Elizabeth Kubler Ross, in her book, On Death and Dying, 1969.   In her well-known work, she stated that her book was about interviews with the dying, and ways to provide better care for

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