Obituaries

Mario Ortiz
B: 1934-04-02
D: 2017-11-19
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Ortiz, Mario
Jeffrey Magana
B: 1995-12-30
D: 2017-11-14
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Magana, Jeffrey
Donna Hedinger
B: 1937-05-13
D: 2017-10-27
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Hedinger, Donna
Roy Roberts
B: 1949-05-30
D: 2017-10-26
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Roberts, Roy
Donald Weinmann
B: 1954-09-24
D: 2017-10-23
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Weinmann, Donald
Barbara Searls
B: 1935-03-15
D: 2017-10-22
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Searls, Barbara
Maria Mays
B: 1915-09-03
D: 2017-10-19
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Mays, Maria
Steven Rousslang
B: 1954-10-26
D: 2017-10-19
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Rousslang, Steven
Alta Ocker
B: 1925-01-11
D: 2017-10-16
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Ocker, Alta
Karin Drury
B: 1958-04-22
D: 2017-10-14
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Drury, Karin
James Wales
B: 1945-10-24
D: 2017-10-13
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Wales, James
Elsie "Frieda" Bornemeier
B: 1922-12-23
D: 2017-10-13
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Bornemeier, Elsie "Frieda"
Carol Otis
B: 1939-02-13
D: 2017-10-09
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Otis, Carol
Jason Adams
B: 1973-08-23
D: 2017-10-02
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Adams, Jason
Michael Oas
B: 1951-03-31
D: 2017-10-02
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Oas, Michael
Patricia Walker
B: 1938-11-08
D: 2017-09-22
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Walker, Patricia
Laurine Larrison
B: 1925-03-06
D: 2017-09-11
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Larrison, Laurine
Amyrose Shuey
B: 1926-11-13
D: 2017-09-09
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Shuey, Amyrose
Nadine Martell
B: 1924-07-05
D: 2017-08-29
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Martell, Nadine
Timothy Nevin
D: 2017-08-27
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Nevin, Timothy
Evan Engelgau
B: 1981-05-29
D: 2017-08-13
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Engelgau, Evan

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Unlike a traditional funeral, a memorial service is a gathering where a casket is not present (although the urn with the cremated remains may be on display). A memorial service can be held weeks or even months after the death.

A memorial service can be held in a church, the funeral home or a community hall, or somewhere of importance to the deceased and family. There is usually music, selected readings, and a eulogy. Memorial services can be further personalized as a celebration-of-life.

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