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Recent Obituaries

Kurt Freese 09/13/2019

Kurt Freese 09/13/2019

Kurt G. Freese, age 46 of Somerset, WI, died Friday...

Pamela Magadance 09/08/2019

Pamela “Pam” Magadance, age 73, died Sunday...

Richard Clark 09/10/2019

Richard Clark 09/10/2019

Richard “Dick” Clark, age 67 of New Richmond, died...

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Financing Your Own Funeral: The Benefits

Financing Your Own Funeral: The Benefits

Did you know that the average cost of a funeral is $6,500, according to the National Funeral Directors Association? That average doesn’t even include additional costs such as cemetery fees, flowers, obituary notices, and limousines. These unplanned costs can quickly boost the price to well over $10,000. The big question is, are you prepared for

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Our Team is dedicated to serving you

Our purpose is to deliver a quality of service that is unmatched. Every funeral and memorial service is a tribute to a life well lived. We have assembled a staff that takes great pride in assisting families with planning and conducting the suitable funeral and/or memorial service needed.

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Honoring Life

More and more people are realizing the advantages of planning ahead.
The process is simple and the benefit to your loved ones left to handle the arrangements is well recognized.
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Grief & Healing

Grief Share Event

Grief Share Event

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Widowed Parenting:  Caring for your Children and Caring for Yourself

Widowed Parenting: Caring for your Children and Caring for Yourself

by Chaplain Julia Rajtar, MAPS, BCC   Imagine, in your family of 4, going from two caregivers to one, becoming fully responsible for everything, having your life shattered, and your child’s life smashed, as one of their parent’s has died.  The death of a parent, especially when younger children are involved, can leave the existing

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Tasks of Mourning

Tasks of Mourning

by Julia Rajtar, M.A.P.S., BCC A grief group participant was lamenting the death of her mother, nearly four years after her death.  The participant said she is living with the grief, carries it with daily, and is able to blend that death into her current life moving.  In preparing for a holiday, family began sharing

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