Obituaries

Maurice Van Zee
B: 1937-01-20
D: 2021-01-23
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Van Zee, Maurice
Sarah De Boer
B: 1922-04-02
D: 2021-01-22
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De Boer, Sarah
Dorothy Urban
B: 1924-07-04
D: 2021-01-16
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Urban, Dorothy
Gladys Erdahl
B: 1934-03-24
D: 2021-01-11
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Erdahl, Gladys
Dwight Baker
B: 1963-04-14
D: 2021-01-02
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Baker, Dwight
Leonard Geppert
B: 1926-06-01
D: 2021-01-01
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Geppert, Leonard
Jean Meyerink
B: 1934-05-22
D: 2021-01-01
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Meyerink, Jean
Gordon Solheim
B: 1929-06-14
D: 2020-12-31
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Solheim, Gordon
Maxine Hohbach
B: 1931-08-08
D: 2020-12-31
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Hohbach, Maxine
Paul Meyerink
B: 1970-05-18
D: 2020-12-28
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Meyerink, Paul
Eugene Altman
B: 1927-07-27
D: 2020-12-27
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Altman, Eugene
James Hoffman
B: 1933-04-07
D: 2020-12-26
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Hoffman, James
Louis Knutson
B: 1945-08-01
D: 2020-12-11
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Knutson, Louis
Dale Stanek
B: 1938-08-26
D: 2020-12-09
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Stanek, Dale
Gustava Boyd
B: 1922-01-03
D: 2020-12-07
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Boyd, Gustava
George Fish
B: 1943-06-30
D: 2020-12-06
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Fish, George
Eugene Ries
B: 1937-07-15
D: 2020-12-05
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Ries, Eugene
Glennys Feenstra
B: 1933-06-04
D: 2020-12-04
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Feenstra, Glennys
James Rommen
B: 1931-03-20
D: 2020-12-04
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Rommen, James
Carol Bultsma
B: 1937-06-12
D: 2020-12-01
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Bultsma, Carol
Blanche Peterson
B: 1930-04-27
D: 2020-11-30
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Peterson, Blanche

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What is a Memorial Service?

Unlike a traditional funeral, a memorial service is a gathering where a casket is not present (although the urn with the cremated remains may be on display). A memorial service can be held weeks or even months after the death.

A memorial service can be held in a church, the funeral home or a community hall, or somewhere of importance to the deceased and family. There is usually music, selected readings, and a eulogy. Memorial services can be further personalized as a celebration-of-life.

Memorial Service Ideas

Our experience has shown us that many of today's families want more than a traditional funeral. This can be done by bringing more of the personality and lifestyle of the deceased into the arrangements. By displaying photographs or staging the event around a favorite pastime, a memorial service can become more personal and meaningful.

If a personalized memorial service suits the needs of your family, we suggest you consider the following questions:

  • What did your loved one like to do?
  • What was he or she like as an individual?
  • What was their profession and how did that shape their life?
  • Was your loved one spiritual?
  • Was he or she proud of their cultural or ethnic heritage? 

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Using the above five questions as our guide, we will spend the time to help create a fitting memorial service for your loved one. Please call us at 605-337-3857 to learn the details of our memorial service planning process.