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Recent Obituaries

Laurine Kline 02/24/2020

Laurine Kline, age 86, died Monday, February 24, 2020...

Clyde “Junior” Schorn Jr. 02/20/2020

Clyde “Junior” Schorn Jr. 02/20/2020

Clyde “Junior” Schorn, Jr. age 90 of River Falls passed...

Betty Vance 02/20/2020

Betty Vance 02/20/2020

Betty Ann Vance, age 84 of New Richmond, WI, died...

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Parents; Teaching Children about Mourning and Grief? by Chaplain Julia Rajtar, MAPS, BCC

Parents; Teaching Children about Mourning and Grief? by Chaplain Julia Rajtar, MAPS, BCC

Parents; Teaching Children about Mourning and Grief? by Chaplain Julia Rajtar, MAPS, BCC  Someone once said to me, “parents are the children’s first teachers.”  What children learn, what children know, comes from the example of their parent(s), first.  This is true about grief as well. As a child, I can remember going to the funeral

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Suicide Loss Grief Support Group

Suicide Loss Grief Support Group

by Julia Rajtar, M.A.P.S., BCC   A loved one who struggles with depression once said, “I know you are doing everything to can to help me and keep me from ending my life, but, sometimes no matter how hard you try, you can’t stop me.  If I feel that’s what I need, I will end

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So Much Loss During the Holidays:  Managing Secondary Losses

So Much Loss During the Holidays: Managing Secondary Losses

by Julia Rajtar, BCC, M.A.P.S.   My husband would hang the up the Christmas lights outside the house.  Now the house is dark and so is my heart, since he died.  My wife and kids used to spend time baking the cookies, making a mess and having fun at the same time, and… even getting

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