Christmas

Christmas

Posted on November 27, 2020 by Reynolds-Jonkhoff | Leave a comment
Posted under Pre-planning

Not everyone anticipates the approaching Christmas holiday with enthusiasm. Let’s face it, Christmas comes around the same time every year and it’s just bound to hit everyone at a low point at least once in a lifetime. So, if this is not been your best year and you are not really looking forward to Christmas, […]

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Moving after a spouse dies?

Moving after a spouse dies?

Posted on October 30, 2020 by Reynolds-Jonkhoff | Leave a comment
Posted under Grief

One of the realities of losing a spouse or a parent is the impact that event has on living arrangements. Are we living in the “right” place? Is the house too big? Is it too far away from family? Will my surviving parent be safe where they live? Should I move to be closer to […]

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What to expect at a funeral

What to expect at a funeral

Posted on September 25, 2020 by Reynolds-Jonkhoff | Leave a comment
Posted under Funeral Service

We’ve all been there. Going to a funeral can be a little daunting, especially if it’s your first or if it’s been awhile since you attended one. Let’s talk a little bit about some of the terms you will hear and what you can expect in general. There’s a great deal of variety in funeral […]

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How to dress for a funeral

How to dress for a funeral

Posted on September 23, 2020 by Reynolds-Jonkhoff | Leave a comment
Posted under Funeral Service

First, understand that what you wear to the funeral is much less important than actually going to the funeral or gathering.  Don’t underestimate the value of your presence. Your kind words, shared stories, or even just a hug will mean a great deal to friends and family when there has been a death. Don’t let […]

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How to Say the Right Thing at a Funeral

How to Say the Right Thing at a Funeral

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First, take a deep breath and relax. We all worry that we’ll say the wrong thing. Second, know that you don’t have to be eloquent. While we wish it were so, you can’t make everything all better with a few words. Here are a few simple ideas to keep in mind to be sure you […]

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