Nice Looking Funeral Home Doesn’t Mean Expensive

Posted on December 17, 2021 by Reynolds-Jonkhoff | Leave a comment
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It’s not unusual for your local hometown funeral home to look better than your own home. However, that neatly mowed lawn and manicured landscape doesn’t mean expensive or out of reach. What it does mean is the people who work there pay attention to details, they care about the quality of their work, and they […]

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Leaving Something in the Casket

Posted on November 19, 2021 by Reynolds-Jonkhoff | Leave a comment
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The practice of sending a deceased loved one off with objects from this earthly life is as old as mankind. Ancient Egyptians believed when a person died, they passed into “the afterlife.” Burial goods paralleled objects used in life because it was believed these same objects would be needed in the afterlife. Burial goods included […]

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Food and Funerals

Posted on October 22, 2021 by Reynolds-Jonkhoff | Leave a comment
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Why is food such a fundamental part of any funeral?   Food provides comfort and strength. A gift of food shows that we care. It’s natural to connect food with the healing process of a funeral.   When should you give food? What’s helpful without being overwhelming?  How do you accept food graciously without having […]

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Funeral Home Near Me

Posted on September 17, 2021 by Reynolds-Jonkhoff | Leave a comment
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Even if you live in a small town, you are likely to be presented with more than one choice when you google funeral home near me. The search will provide you with contact information, location, and perhaps a link to websites of the funeral homes near your immediate location. The search is a useful first […]

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Talking with a Veteran

Talking with a Veteran

Posted on August 20, 2021 by Reynolds-Jonkhoff | Leave a comment
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Talking with a veteran of the more recent wars or conflicts such as Vietnam, Afghanistan, or Iraq can be intimidating. You may have a parent or spouse who served in Vietnam who has never shared anything about their experience with you. The Vietnam War was different from wars in the past in that the value […]

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