Obituaries

Lorena Atkins
B: 1921-10-15
D: 2018-11-11
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Atkins, Lorena
Charles Coulter
B: 1926-05-20
D: 2018-11-01
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Coulter, Charles
Jonette Brulotte
B: 1952-07-27
D: 2018-10-29
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Brulotte, Jonette
James Laakso
B: 1945-03-05
D: 2018-10-21
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Laakso, James
Marshal Jones
B: 1989-02-18
D: 2018-10-18
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Jones, Marshal
Allan Pacana
B: 1944-07-06
D: 2018-10-13
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Pacana, Allan
Barbara Hamilton
B: 1961-09-29
D: 2018-10-11
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Hamilton, Barbara
Lonnie Romine
B: 1966-08-08
D: 2018-10-11
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Romine, Lonnie
Joan Hendricks
B: 1938-02-27
D: 2018-10-09
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Hendricks, Joan
Pamela Mehlhoff
B: 1952-12-22
D: 2018-10-05
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Mehlhoff, Pamela
Barbara Johansen
B: 1928-11-15
D: 2018-10-05
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Johansen, Barbara
Jack Thompson
B: 1937-09-30
D: 2018-10-04
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Thompson, Jack
Liisa Cowles
B: 1930-05-22
D: 2018-10-02
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Cowles, Liisa
Ronald Espedal
B: 1938-04-25
D: 2018-09-30
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Espedal, Ronald
Phillis Wonsewicz
B: 1926-10-30
D: 2018-09-28
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Wonsewicz, Phillis
Wanda Deason
B: 1949-03-15
D: 2018-09-22
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Deason, Wanda
Helen Brandvick
B: 1928-12-23
D: 2018-09-18
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Brandvick, Helen
Hung Thomas
B: 1949-12-20
D: 2018-09-16
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Thomas, Hung
L. Iosbaker
B: 1937-12-13
D: 2018-08-31
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Iosbaker, L.
Sue Lee
B: 1921-06-10
D: 2018-08-12
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Lee, Sue
Lillian Howard
B: 1929-07-11
D: 2018-08-11
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Howard, Lillian

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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 360-532-0220 to begin.

Online Sources:

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