What to Expect When you Expect to be Cremated

What to Expect When you Expect to be Cremated

Posted on August 7, 2020 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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Cremation has been around for thousands of years. It is required by some faiths and forbidden by others. Governments, charged with protection of the public health and aesthetic of the community, have laws governing both cremation and burial practices.  One way to view burial and cremation is to look at each as a means to […]

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Cheap Cremation

Cheap Cremation

Posted on July 24, 2020 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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How cheap is cheap cremation? How do they do it so cheap? How is cheap cremation different from the cremation services provided by your local funeral home? The least expensive form of cremation is direct cremation. Direct cremation means that the body is picked up from the place of death and taken directly to the […]

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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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