Funerals aren't about death—
they're about celebrating life.
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Services & Obituaries

Bettye White
March 16, 1923 ~
April 12, 2014
Date of Service: April 17, 2014


Brent 'B.J.' Vining
August 13, 1973 ~
April 10, 2014


Willard 'Bill' Keightley
October 8, 1927 ~
April 07, 2014


Shirley Sales
January 2, 1935 ~
April 07, 2014


Dorothy Bayern
October 16, 1929 ~
April 07, 2014


Virginia Hanson
November 23, 1916 ~
April 06, 2014


Patricia Diede
February 13, 1936 ~
April 04, 2014


Margaret Campbell
February 1, 1942 ~
April 01, 2014


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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.

 



Family Feedback

"Thank you seems too inadequate to express the true feelings in my heart for the way you handled the military service.  I know he would have approved of your efficient and caring manner and so do I.  Thanks again, too, for your kindness.  I shall always recommend your services to all I come in contact with."

~ Dottie F.
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