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Recent Obituaries

Diana Wood 09/16/2018

Diana R. Wood, age 81 of New Richmond, died on Sunday...

Henry Sherman Norden 09/17/2018

Henry “Sherman” Norden, age 77 died on Monday, September...

Burdette (Bert) Krueger 09/16/2018

Burdette (Bert) Krueger 09/16/2018

Burdette (Bert) Darwin Krueger, 85, of Somerset, WI...

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Helping Children Grieve a Family Pet

Helping Children Grieve a Family Pet

Having a family pet can bring a lot of love, joy and companionship.  For many, they consider their animals similar to son and daughters, brothers or sister. The pet becomes a family member.  They are there when you wake up and go to sleep. They are there to cuddle and play with when you are

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Grief & Healing

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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