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Services & Obituaries
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Randall Aanenson
December 1, 1957 ~
February 20, 2018
Date of Service: February 24, 2018


Virginia Heavner
June 22, 1923 ~
February 20, 2018
Date of Service: February 24, 2018


Barbie Wallace
March 16, 1963 ~
February 19, 2018
Date of Service: February 27, 2018


Iris Young
March 1, 1920 ~
February 18, 2018


Steven Johnson
October 10, 1943 ~
February 18, 2018


Ronnie Ray Hanson
June 29, 1959 ~
February 17, 2018


Sandra Gieser
February 14, 1957 ~
February 15, 2018


Frances Harvey
October 3, 1915 ~
February 14, 2018


Delores Kottwitz
January 19, 1930 ~
February 12, 2018


Darlene Wruck
June 7, 1939 ~
February 11, 2018


 

Cremation Options

Cremation is an alternative to full burial, and you will be asked whether you want the cremated remains buried, entombed, placed in a niche, scattered, or kept at home. The cremation of the body can occur before the ceremony of life recognition or afterwards. With cremation you have the opportunity for public or private viewing. Because we own and operate our own crematory, you also have the opportunity to gather at the crematory and witness the cremation process.

When you choose cremation, some commonly selected services are:

Full-Service Ceremony Followed by Cremation

The decedent is present, giving family and friends the opportunity for viewing and saying goodbye.  Once the viewing and ceremony have taken place, the cremation is performed. 

Cremation With a Life Celebration

Also known as a “family-designed” farewell, the funeral home staff assists the family in arranging a highly personal way of saying goodbye that reflects the uniqueness of the decedent. Often, personal memorabilia of the decedent is displayed and selected speakers share their own life memories and experiences of the decedent.

Cremation with a Memorial Ceremony

The decedent is not present, cremation takes place before the ceremony. Private or public viewing can be arranged to meet family needs prior to cremation.

Cremation with No Ceremony

The cremation is scheduled at the earliest convenience of the family without any ceremony, gathering, or act of recognition. Viewing of your loved one is still available with this option.

For those family members wishing to keep a portion of the cremated remains, small urns called “keepsake” urns and jewelry are available at our office.

 

Pre-planning information
Family Feedback
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"We would like to thank you for everything you have done for our family.  Dad's service was beautiful.  Your kindness and compassion helped all of us feel peace with dad's passing.  You will never know how much your services were truly appreciated-and as dad would say 'unbelievable.'  Thanks again for everything."

 
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COMPASSUS BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP
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NEWS RELEASE: Have the Talk of a Lifetime
November 19 ~ 2pm & 6:30pm

Jim Mitchell Honored for 50 Years in the Funeral Industry
MFDA Recognizes 50-Year Commitment at State Convention

EYES OF FREEDOM MEMORIAL: May 29 to June 1, 2014
Honoring Those Who've Answered the Call to Service

 


     
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