Cremation or Burial … is That the Question?

Cremation or Burial … is That the Question?

Posted on July 10, 2020 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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When a family member dies or when a person is planning their own funeral in advance, one of the first questions that will be asked is, “Do you want burial or cremation?” The burial or cremation question is a starting point for a number of choices that must be made. It’s a place to start. […]

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Do I really need to attend the funeral?

Do I really need to attend the funeral?

Posted on June 26, 2020 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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Your support is important. When a child is born, it is a life changing event for the parents, siblings, and grandparents at the very least. It may also be a life changing event for the kindergarten teacher five years in the future. Bottom line, life matters.      When a life ends, it is also a […]

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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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Memorial Day

Memorial Day

Posted on May 15, 2020 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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What is the purpose of Memorial Day? Why do we have this holiday? Of course, it is a three-day weekend. A perfect time to hit the road and do something in the great outdoors. After all, in most parts of the country it’s the start of the Summer season. Time to clean off the grill, […]

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