Obituaries

James Engelson
B: 1943-04-08
D: 2020-06-29
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Engelson, James
Derek Wilke
B: 1977-01-04
D: 2020-06-22
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Wilke, Derek
Patricia Drake
B: 1939-02-26
D: 2020-06-13
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Drake, Patricia
Robert Ganser
B: 1965-03-08
D: 2020-06-06
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Ganser, Robert
Delores Spatz
B: 1937-03-20
D: 2020-05-31
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Spatz, Delores
Janelle Radant
B: 1963-05-04
D: 2020-05-30
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Radant, Janelle
Elaine Hanson
B: 1937-08-26
D: 2020-05-26
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Hanson, Elaine
Jacob Harrington
B: 1989-05-06
D: 2020-05-24
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Harrington, Jacob
Rainer Nyman
B: 1945-11-20
D: 2020-05-13
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Nyman, Rainer
Elaine Lang
B: 1946-03-19
D: 2020-05-12
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Lang, Elaine
Gerald Trudell
B: 1933-12-21
D: 2020-05-06
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Trudell, Gerald
Julie Martin
B: 1970-04-08
D: 2020-05-06
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Martin, Julie
Howard Zell
B: 1931-10-17
D: 2020-05-04
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Zell, Howard
Jerome Krieg
B: 1931-11-17
D: 2020-04-25
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Krieg, Jerome
Phyllis Klinger
B: 1938-12-05
D: 2020-04-23
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Klinger, Phyllis
Sara Stark
B: 1935-01-07
D: 2020-04-11
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Stark, Sara
Dolores Kopchinski
B: 1926-06-17
D: 2020-04-08
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Kopchinski, Dolores
Charlene Rozak
B: 1933-02-25
D: 2020-04-06
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Rozak, Charlene
V. George Harvanek
B: 1945-04-02
D: 2020-04-05
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Harvanek, V. George
Julia Carrigan
B: 1955-02-11
D: 2020-03-27
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Carrigan, Julia
Raymond Kowalski
B: 1938-06-12
D: 2020-03-21
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Kowalski, Raymond

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Traditional Funeral Services

The Basics of Traditional Funeral Services

Traditional funeral services include:

  • Visitation: This is often called a viewing or a wake. Guests come to pay their respects to the deceased by viewing their casketed body and spending time with the grieving family. A visitation can occur at any time before the funeral service.
  • Funeral Service: This event commonly takes place at the funeral home, a church, or at the graveside. It can include music, the reading of literary or religious passages, a eulogy, prayer, and the singing of hymns.
  • Committal Service: If the family plans to bury the deceased, this stage involves the vehicle procession to the cemetery.
  • Funeral Reception: Many choose to host this post-service gathering (or repast) at a reception hall. This is considered a time to share memories, laughter, and support.

A funeral service, whether traditional or more modern (memorial service or celebration-of-life), has two functions: to acknowledge the death and lifetime achievements of an individual and to bring grieving family members and friends together in support of one another during this difficult time.

If you are interested in making funeral arrangements for a loved one, we invite you to call us at (715) 693-2450 to begin.

Online Sources:

Rostad, Curtis, "The Basics of Funeral Service", Indiana Funeral Directors Association, 2014