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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What to Expect When you Expect to be Cremated

What to Expect When you Expect to be Cremated

Posted on August 7, 2020 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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Cremation has been around for thousands of years. It is required by some faiths and forbidden by others. Governments, charged with protection of the public health and aesthetic of the community, have laws governing both cremation and burial practices.  One way to view burial and cremation is to look at each as a means to […]

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Cheap Cremation

Cheap Cremation

Posted on July 24, 2020 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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How cheap is cheap cremation? How do they do it so cheap? How is cheap cremation different from the cremation services provided by your local funeral home? The least expensive form of cremation is direct cremation. Direct cremation means that the body is picked up from the place of death and taken directly to the […]

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