Saying Thank-You to a Veteran

Posted on September 17, 2021 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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There are a million ways to say thank you. Great or small they all have value.   Decide to always just say thank you whenever you see a person in uniform. When you see a person in uniform at the coffee shop or fast food restaurant pick up their tab if you can. At the […]

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Taps. There is nothing like the sound of those patriotic notes.

Honoring Military Service

Posted on January 22, 2021 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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Taps. There is nothing like the sound of those patriotic notes. It grabs your heart, it makes you cry. It honors the service and risk a man or woman took for our safety and the safety of our country. Public law provides military burial benefits for all who served and were honorably discharged from any of the five branches […]

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Talking with a Veteran

Talking with a Veteran

Posted on October 30, 2020 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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Talking with a veteran of the more recent wars or conflicts such as Vietnam, Afghanistan, or Iraq can be intimidating. You may have a parent or spouse who served in Vietnam who has never shared anything about their experience with you. The Vietnam War was different from wars in the past in that the value […]

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How to Thank a Veteran

How to Thank a Veteran

Posted on October 16, 2020 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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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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Veterans Day Thank You

Veterans Day – Thank You for Your Service

Posted on November 1, 2019 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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Because you are there we all sleep better at night. You serve in the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard. Some of you serve for two years, some for twenty or more. Some enter into service at a tender age looking for opportunity. Some are following a longstanding family tradition. You are mothers, […]

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