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Loretta Harvey
D: 2022-11-15
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Harvey, Loretta
Dontae Tibbs
D: 2022-11-13
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Tibbs, Dontae
Yolanda Ayala Villegas
B: 1967-05-20
D: 2022-11-12
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Ayala Villegas, Yolanda
Yolanda Ayala
D: 2022-11-12
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Ayala, Yolanda
William White
D: 2022-11-11
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White, William
Linda Jolly
D: 2022-11-10
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Jolly, Linda
Jodi Frost-St. Louis
D: 2022-11-08
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Frost-St. Louis, Jodi
James Murray
D: 2022-11-06
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Murray, James
Patricia Williamson
D: 2022-11-03
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Williamson, Patricia
Robert Rupp
D: 2022-11-03
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Rupp, Robert
Janet Peterson
D: 2022-11-01
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Peterson, Janet
Luella Engvall
D: 2022-10-28
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Engvall, Luella
Howard Bealinger
D: 2022-10-28
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Bealinger, Howard
Jamie Walsh
D: 2022-10-24
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Walsh, Jamie
Hampton Wines
D: 2022-10-23
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Wines, Hampton
Cherron Townsend
D: 2022-10-22
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Townsend, Cherron
Arlan Anderson
D: 2022-10-20
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Anderson, Arlan
Stewart Norris
D: 2022-10-19
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Norris, Stewart
Eldean Rempel
D: 2022-10-19
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Rempel, Eldean
Arthur Coulon
D: 2022-10-18
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Coulon, Arthur
John Weber
D: 2022-10-18
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Weber, John

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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 360-532-0220 to begin.

Online Sources:

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