Obituaries

William Norris
B: 1937-09-29
D: 2018-06-02
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Norris, William
Russell Sample
B: 1935-11-16
D: 2018-06-02
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Sample, Russell
LaNeta Hansen
B: 1933-06-10
D: 2018-05-28
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Hansen, LaNeta
Roberto Perez Morales
B: 1954-05-06
D: 2018-05-26
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Perez Morales, Roberto
Archie Levitan
B: 1927-11-04
D: 2018-05-22
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Levitan, Archie
David Puz
B: 1943-04-05
D: 2018-05-20
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Puz, David
Eddie Joe Cutler
D: 2018-05-14
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Cutler, Eddie Joe
James Gaz
B: 1922-09-21
D: 2018-05-08
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Gaz, James
Dale Byington
B: 1970-03-26
D: 2018-05-02
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Byington, Dale
Todd Crippen
B: 1968-08-29
D: 2018-05-01
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Crippen, Todd
Jennifer Gatehouse
D: 2018-04-30
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Gatehouse, Jennifer
Larry Boyd
B: 1945-12-07
D: 2018-04-29
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Boyd, Larry
Helen Bertolucci
B: 1915-05-14
D: 2018-04-18
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Bertolucci, Helen
Bill Cooley
B: 1928-01-15
D: 2018-04-14
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Cooley, Bill
Mary Mizer
B: 1929-11-15
D: 2018-03-31
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Mizer, Mary
Marian French
B: 1939-11-11
D: 2018-03-30
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French, Marian
George Ferris
B: 1925-07-04
D: 2018-03-22
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Ferris, George
Donald Hogan
B: 1933-04-09
D: 2018-03-22
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Hogan, Donald
Sean Sanderson
B: 1968-07-25
D: 2018-03-17
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Sanderson, Sean
Gilbert Greenway
B: 1976-04-16
D: 2018-03-10
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Greenway, Gilbert
Carol Downard
B: 1936-02-07
D: 2018-03-09
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Downard, Carol

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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 208-788-2244 to begin.

Online Sources:

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