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Mary Klaus
B: 1942-02-10
D: 2017-03-27
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Klaus, Mary
Nell Kruger
B: 1927-03-30
D: 2017-03-26
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Kruger, Nell
Young Chun
B: 1957-11-19
D: 2017-03-23
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Chun, Young
Raymond Thompson
B: 1924-03-06
D: 2017-03-23
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Thompson, Raymond
Raul Oquendo
B: 1946-09-08
D: 2017-03-19
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Oquendo, Raul
Maria Munoz
D: 2017-03-17
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Munoz, Maria
Myrtle Louise Morton
B: 1935-09-23
D: 2017-03-06
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Morton, Myrtle Louise
Samuel Homes
D: 2017-03-06
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Homes, Samuel
Sue Hassen
B: 1933-04-21
D: 2017-03-03
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Hassen, Sue
William Reaves
B: 1922-12-20
D: 2017-02-28
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Reaves, William
Leonor Ricalo
B: 1922-01-02
D: 2017-02-20
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Ricalo, Leonor
Kendra Harrington
B: 1991-09-02
D: 2017-02-19
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Harrington, Kendra
Robbie Galloway
B: 1933-02-09
D: 2017-02-17
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Galloway, Robbie
Douglas Farrar
B: 1932-09-23
D: 2017-02-17
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Farrar, Douglas
Ann Verner
B: 1948-01-07
D: 2017-02-14
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Verner, Ann
Viola Dudonis
B: 1925-04-27
D: 2017-02-14
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Dudonis, Viola
Hector Gonzalez
B: 1953-10-24
D: 2017-02-10
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Gonzalez, Hector
John Pullin
B: 1929-01-13
D: 2017-02-08
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Pullin, John
Mary Jo Riemer
B: 1935-10-22
D: 2017-02-08
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Riemer, Mary Jo
Lenora Schmidt Brown
B: 1930-12-04
D: 2017-02-07
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Brown, Lenora Schmidt
Stanislawa Gazdyszyn
B: 1931-01-23
D: 2017-02-05
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Gazdyszyn, Stanislawa

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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 713.682.3663 to begin.

Online Sources:

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

 

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