Writing the Thank You Notes

Posted on August 6, 2021 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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Writing thank you notes is usually one of the very first “after the funeral” tasks you will undertake. You may be surprised to find that your brain/hand coordination is not working so well. You sit there with pen in hand and well-formed thoughts in your head, but somehow it all gets lost between the head […]

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Cremation Society or Funeral Home

Cremation Society or Funeral Home

Posted on July 23, 2021 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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Cremation, like electric cars and cell phones is here to stay. For some people cremation is part of their religious practice. For other people, cremation just feels right for them.  The big question is who should help you with your cremation, a society or a funeral director? Cremation Societies specialize in what is called a […]

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Where Not to Scatter Cremated Remains

Where Not to Scatter Cremated Remains

Posted on July 9, 2021 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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For many folks the absolute “best” final resting place is someplace they loved when they were alive. Their “burial” plan is not to be buried at all, but to be cremated and have their ashes scattered at a special location. For those who prefer scattering there are a wide variety of options available. Still, not […]

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Core Values and Funeral Decisions

Core Values and Funeral Decisions

Posted on June 25, 2021 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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From Birth to Funeral … The Best Decisions are Based on a Person’s Individual Values. There are lots of labels out there. There are categories we are placed in by others or designations we choose on our own. We are male or female, brown, black, or white, boomers or millennials, Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, republican or […]

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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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