Obituaries

Charles Bujold
B: 1952-11-08
D: 2017-12-11
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Bujold, Charles
Olga Lavoie
B: 1928-10-13
D: 2017-12-11
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Lavoie, Olga
David Harman
B: 1956-05-11
D: 2017-11-28
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Harman, David
Kegan McCallum
B: 2000-09-07
D: 2017-11-13
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McCallum, Kegan
Lena Dennis
B: 1924-04-05
D: 2017-11-09
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Dennis, Lena
Eleonore Lantz
B: 1928-06-09
D: 2017-11-06
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Lantz, Eleonore
James Pettit
B: 1948-08-24
D: 2017-10-29
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Pettit, James
Gilbert Maurice
B: 1939-10-05
D: 2017-10-16
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Maurice, Gilbert
Ovle Oldridge Jr.
B: 1924-07-11
D: 2017-10-12
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Oldridge Jr., Ovle
Reuben Neudorf
B: 1934-04-14
D: 2017-10-09
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Neudorf, Reuben
Edward Taylor
B: 1944-05-25
D: 2017-10-02
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Taylor, Edward
Eddie Shortman
B: 1961-06-05
D: 2017-10-02
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Shortman, Eddie
Philip Fiander
B: 1948-10-29
D: 2017-10-01
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Fiander, Philip
Marjorie Houston
B: 1915-05-12
D: 2017-09-24
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Houston, Marjorie
Arthur Brookes
B: 1926-12-14
D: 2017-09-19
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Brookes, Arthur
Richard Fitzel
B: 1964-08-08
D: 2017-09-19
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Fitzel, Richard
Kenneth Nezcroche
B: 1967-08-16
D: 2017-09-14
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Nezcroche, Kenneth
Donald Pinske
B: 1940-09-12
D: 2017-09-03
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Pinske, Donald
Maryanne McDonald
B: 1923-12-07
D: 2017-09-01
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McDonald, Maryanne
Norman Montgrand
B: 1953-08-03
D: 2017-08-25
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Montgrand, Norman
Eleanor Norris
B: 1943-06-26
D: 2017-08-25
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Norris, Eleanor

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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 (306) 236-5501 to begin.

Online Sources:

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