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Services & Obituaries
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Edna Doyle
August 5, 1926 ~
July 18, 2015
Date of Service: August 08, 2015


David W. Ford
November 21, 1955 ~
July 22, 2015
Date of Service: August 01, 2015


Eldora Bokovoy
August 7, 1919 ~
July 25, 2015
Date of Service: August 03, 2015


Jesus Robles, Jr.
July 21, 1942 ~
July 26, 2015
Date of Service: July 31, 2015


Lloyd Flikkema
December 17, 1922 ~
July 29, 2015
Date of Service: August 05, 2015


Michael F. Alvord
October 4, 1946 ~
July 31, 2015


Darwin Decker
December 9, 1932 ~
July 24, 2015


Betty Geertz
August 5, 1930 ~
July 23, 2015


Esther Lambrecht
May 30, 1928 ~
July 22, 2015


Lois Leonard
January 19, 1927 ~
July 22, 2015


Jean Julian
February 7, 1932 ~
July 21, 2015


Virginia Fullerton
January 8, 1930 ~
July 20, 2015


 

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.

 

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"Chris, how do I ever find the words to properly or adequately thank you for your support and kindness during a very trying time.  You are a very special young man and have a wonderful way of making a very difficult time much more easy.  It was very comforting to deal with you.  You are a natural at your position.  Thank you from the bottom of my heart."

~ S. S.
 
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