How to Thank a Veteran

How to Thank a Veteran

Posted on October 16, 2020 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
Posted under Veterans

Three hundred and sixty five days a year, twenty-four hours a day, rain or shine, hot or cold, from the year 1776 to present day, they’re serving our country.  They are our veterans and November 11th is the official day that we honor and thank them each year. So what can you do to show […]

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Finding YOUR Joy

Finding YOUR Joy

Posted on October 2, 2020 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
Posted under Dealing with Loss

Even months after the funeral it’s not uncommon to feel just not exactly right. We all lose our way from time to time. Things happen and we can’t find our JOY. It’s not really so much gone, as it is misplaced. Life feels dull and the days seem to drag.  No matter what the circumstances, if […]

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Preserving the Family Relationship while Planning a Funeral

Preserving the Family Relationship while Planning a Funeral

Posted on September 18, 2020 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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You are with someone with whom you share some history. Maybe it’s a brother, sister, or a childhood friend. You are talking about an event from the “old days” and you suddenly realize you all remember the event a little differently. Most of us have had this experience. Our relationships work in a similar fashion. […]

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Remembering a rabid football fan

Remembering a rabid football fan

Posted on September 4, 2020 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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Football, the American kind played with a spheroid shaped ball called a pig skin, is the be all end all fall activity for millions of Americans. Fans purchase large screen televisions just to watch the game. Others set up multiple televisions in their game day viewing rooms. All manner of hats, shirts, blankets, sweaters, jackets, […]

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What do you do with Cremated Remains?

What do you do with Cremated Remains?

Posted on August 21, 2020 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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What happens when no one decides what to do with the six pounds of cremated remains that are left following the funeral or memorial service? You might be surprised at some of the unusual places where they show up. For example, let’s just say you buy a swell little red two-seater sports car and drive […]

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