How to get the funeral you want

How to get the funeral you want

Posted on June 11, 2021 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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Don’t be afraid to ask the funeral director your question or to speak up and say what you want. Some events only happen once in a lifetime. Graduations, weddings, and funerals are a few of these one-time occasions. That means the way the event is marked makes a lasting impression. If the cake at the […]

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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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