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Recent Obituaries

Geneva Peterson 02/16/2018

Geneva Peterson 02/16/2018

Geneva Mae Peterson, age 90, of New Richmond passed away...

David Linder 02/11/2018

David Leroy Linder, age 86, of Centuria passed away...

David William Ruscher Sr. 02/08/2018

David William Ruscher Sr. 02/08/2018

David William Ruscher Sr., age 82 of River Falls, WI...

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Valentines Day as a Widow/er

Valentines Day as a Widow/er

According to good old Wikipedia, Valentine’s Day also called Saint Valentine’s Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine is celebrated annually February 14th. It’s significance is “the celebration of love and affection.   Throughout the different phases and stages of life, our relationship with Valentine’s Day may change. For many, it truly is seen as

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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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Grief & Healing

How the Bereaved Can Respond to Hurtful Words

How the Bereaved Can Respond to Hurtful Words

In a grief groups I often hear the bereaved say that family and friends often try to console with words, but rather than being helpful, these words hurt.  Supporters say things like:  You can always have more children.   They’re better off with God now.  The best way to do this is to get rid of

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Grieving the “Right Way”

Grieving the “Right Way”

“Aren’t you over it yet?”  “Are you still crying?”  “Why aren’t you crying, didn’t you love him?”  “How long are you going to tell that story?”  “When are you going to move on with your life?”   “Haven’t you let them go yet?”  These questions of well-intentioned family and friends are often hurtful and close the

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