Obituaries

Robert Roen
B: 1929-04-02
D: 2018-10-15
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Roen, Robert
Susan Rentzsch
B: 1939-02-23
D: 2018-10-11
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Rentzsch, Susan
Jerry Belew
B: 1952-07-02
D: 2018-10-06
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Belew, Jerry
Tomasa Franco
B: 1938-03-31
D: 2018-10-05
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Franco, Tomasa
James Stephenson
B: 1939-06-21
D: 2018-10-05
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Stephenson, James
Edward Tames
B: 1962-04-07
D: 2018-10-03
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Tames, Edward
Carol Senkel
B: 1951-09-21
D: 2018-09-30
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Senkel, Carol
Authur Fuller
B: 1939-01-04
D: 2018-09-27
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Fuller, Authur
Jack Buckley
B: 1937-05-26
D: 2018-09-26
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Buckley, Jack
Epifanio Rodriguez
B: 1921-04-07
D: 2018-09-22
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Rodriguez, Epifanio
Patrick O'Grady
B: 1948-06-30
D: 2018-09-22
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O'Grady, Patrick
Melvin Symm
B: 1934-12-11
D: 2018-09-20
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Symm, Melvin
Gloria Atteberry
B: 1932-08-18
D: 2018-09-19
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Atteberry, Gloria
Cody Crawford
B: 2018-09-14
D: 2018-09-14
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Crawford, Cody
Eulalia Rodriquez
B: 1950-02-25
D: 2018-09-12
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Rodriquez, Eulalia
Dorothy Rose
B: 1931-04-08
D: 2018-09-09
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Rose, Dorothy
Michelle Hanlon
B: 1969-12-04
D: 2018-09-04
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Hanlon, Michelle
Edward Blaik
B: 1951-03-03
D: 2018-09-03
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Blaik, Edward
Ramona Manriquez
B: 1928-11-04
D: 2018-09-02
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Manriquez, Ramona
James Underwood
B: 1935-12-13
D: 2018-08-30
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Underwood, James
Kyle Marshall
B: 1951-11-02
D: 2018-08-28
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Marshall, Kyle

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What can I do with the ashes?

What can be done with the cremated remains?

With cremation, your options are numerous. The cremains can be interred in a cemetery plot, i.e., earth burial, retained by a family member, usually in an urn, scattered on private property, or at a place that was significant to the deceased. (It would always be advisable to check for local regulations regarding scattering in a public place.) Cremation is just one step in the commemorative process-- the preparation of the human remains for memorialization. Today, there are many different types of memorial options from which to choose. Memorialization is a time-honored tradition that has been practiced for centuries. A memorial serves as a tribute to a life lived and provides a focal point for remembrance, as well as a record for future generations. The type of memorial you choose is a personal decision. The limit is set only by your imagination.

 

Can I scatter the remains on private property?

Yes, with permission of the owner.

 

What is memorialization for a cremation?

You might choose ground burial of the urn. Also available at many cemeteries are cremation niches in a columbarium. They offer the beauty of a mausoleum setting with the benefits of above ground placement of remains. Many cemeteries also offer scattering gardens. This area of a cemetery offers the peacefulness of a serene garden where family and friends can come and reflect.

 

What is a columbarium?

A columbarium, often located within a mausoleum or chapel, sometimes freestanding, either indoors or outdoors, is constructed of numerous small compartments (niches) designed to hold urns containing cremated remains.

 

If I am cremated, can I be buried with my spouse even if he or she was in a casket?

Yes — Depending upon the cemetery's policy, you may be able to save a grave space by having the cremains buried on top of your casketed spouse, or utilize the space provided next to him/her. Many cemeteries allow for multiple cremains to be interred in a single grave space.

 

Can I take the cremated remains home?

Yes. The remains are normally placed in an urn. Most families select an urn that is suitable for placement on a mantle or shelf. Urns are available in a variety of shapes, sizes and materials.