Obituaries

Douglas Erickson
B: 1929-08-20
D: 2017-12-11
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Erickson, Douglas
Gladys Henderson
B: 1935-06-19
D: 2017-12-09
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Henderson, Gladys
Francis Adams
B: 1923-03-16
D: 2017-12-09
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Adams, Francis
Deborah Wurzer
B: 1938-08-26
D: 2017-12-08
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Wurzer, Deborah
Lois Emerson
B: 1920-11-23
D: 2017-12-08
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Emerson, Lois
Ray Languell
D: 2017-12-06
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Languell, Ray
Milada LeGere
B: 1931-03-12
D: 2017-12-05
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LeGere, Milada
Gladys Tooley
B: 1923-07-10
D: 2017-12-03
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Tooley, Gladys
Lois Guerra
B: 1936-02-27
D: 2017-11-29
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Guerra, Lois
Wanda Neff
B: 1920-09-11
D: 2017-11-28
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Neff, Wanda
Arthur Feuz
B: 1923-02-07
D: 2017-11-18
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Feuz, Arthur
Phyllis Coppola
B: 1937-06-20
D: 2017-11-17
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Coppola, Phyllis
Anthony Doti
B: 1944-02-07
D: 2017-11-17
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Doti, Anthony
Ruth LaFreniere
B: 1923-04-14
D: 2017-11-15
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LaFreniere, Ruth
Audrey Yanchunis
B: 1950-06-07
D: 2017-11-12
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Yanchunis, Audrey
Anna Allen
B: 1922-04-26
D: 2017-11-07
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Allen, Anna
Albert Califano
B: 1917-10-25
D: 2017-11-05
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Califano, Albert
Merlin Tolles
B: 1936-05-31
D: 2017-11-05
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Tolles, Merlin
Raymond Bergen
B: 1934-10-09
D: 2017-11-03
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Bergen, Raymond
Milica Writer
B: 1936-07-25
D: 2017-10-30
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Writer, Milica
Donald Burns
B: 1952-03-15
D: 2017-10-28
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Burns, Donald

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No one likes to think about death, let alone plan for it. In many families, discussing one's mortality is an extremely uncomfortable topic. But it is a topic that should be discussed and planned for well in advance of your death.

By pre-planning your funeral, you relieve your family of having to make important financial decisions during a period of great stress and grief-a time when people aren't thinking very clearly and may not know what to do because you never made your wishes known.

It's easy to say, "Don't make a fuss. I don't want a ceremony. Just bury me and be done with it." But it is important to realize that the ritual of a funeral and/or memorial service isn't for the deceased but for the living. It is a time when friends and family can gather together to grieve openly and to provide support for one another.

Pre-planning your funeral can be very informal, and as simple as jotting down your preferences and sharing your wishes with a family member. More formal arrangements in the form of a preneed contract can be set up with us and can be pre-funded through life insurance, bank trust agreement, or another method.

Pre-planning, when done properly, can give you peace of mind becaused you know that your arrangements are ready and pre-funded.

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