Five “to dos” when you hit 70

Five “to dos” when you hit 70

Posted on April 16, 2021 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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Life from age 70 to 75 is interesting. It might not be a mid-life crisis but nearly everyone finds it is a period of real-life adjustments. In moving from being a 69-year-old to 70-year-old it’s easy to say, so what? Going in, 70 might feel like the new 50. Especially if a person is healthy […]

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How should I prepare for my funeral preplanning meeting?

How should I prepare for my funeral preplanning meeting?

Posted on March 5, 2021 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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First, relax. Talking about your funeral plans might make you a little uncomfortable at first but making a plan doesn’t mean you will be using it anytime soon. Your funeral director or advance planner will remotely guide you through the process. Most people get very comfortable in just a few minutes. Do allow enough time. […]

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Why plan your funeral in advance?

Why plan your funeral in advance?

Posted on June 12, 2020 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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The story below illustrates the benefits of preplanning your funeral. Also known as an “advance funeral plan”, “preneed”, or a “preplanned funeral”, it is one of the few things in life where you can pay today’s prices for a product and service you may not need for many years down the road, thus saving you […]

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Who should record my funeral wishes?

Who should record my funeral wishes?

Posted on May 29, 2020 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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There is a woman who once thought that she’d like to have a hologram made of her wearing an Obi-Wan Kenobi robe for her funeral. Her four sons grew up during the Star Wars era and similar to Obi-Wan, she would love to pass along the wisdom she acquired over her lifetime to those she […]

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Make Family the Foundation for Funeral Planning

Posted on February 7, 2020 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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There are two ways to take care of funeral planning: 1) you can plan your own funeral in advance or 2) your survivors can plan your funeral for you after your death. Regardless of when or who plans the funeral, the planning needs to begin from the inside out. It needs to start with your […]

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