Why Using a Family Owned Funeral Home Matters

Posted on February 4, 2022 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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If you are like most Americans you are probably shopping local, but maybe you have not stopped to think about why you are drawn to working with local businesses. Researchers tell us local businesses are more likely to utilize other local businesses, making our communities stronger. For every $100 you spend at a local business […]

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Thinking of your own mortality

Posted on January 20, 2022 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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According to the Center for Disease Control, the average life expectancy for a person living in the United States is 78.6 years. Women on average live slightly longer than men. Our own mortality is not something most people think about on a daily basis. However, it is something that bubbles up in our consciousness from […]

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Jack be Nimble & Quick … get your affairs in order!

Posted on January 7, 2022 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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One thing we have come to realize this year is the value of being nimble, agile or light footed. Our world has been turned inside out. We have all come to expect the unexpected and to realize that little is certain. Getting a handle on life in 2020 has been a little like nailing Jell-O! […]

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Funeral Home Near Me

Posted on December 22, 2021 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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Even if you live in a small town, you are likely to be presented with more than one choice when you google funeral home near me. The search will provide you with contact information, location, and perhaps a link to websites of the funeral homes near your immediate location. The search is a useful first […]

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Why Plan your Funeral in Advance?

Posted on December 9, 2021 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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The strongest and most compelling recommendations for advance funeral planning come from those who have just buried a parent. The daughter who just worked with her four brothers to put together a funeral for their mother will be the first to tell you, “If you have not already done so, please plan your funeral.”   […]

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