This Memorial Day, Talk Amongst Yourselves

May 26, 2017 Memorial Day

Is it me, or are you also noticing that more television commercials these days feature storylines about someone who has died? There sure seems to be a lot of attention on end-of-life topics. Sheryl Sandberg, who...

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6 Ways Your Funeral Home Can Help Families Observe Memorial Day

May 18, 2017 Funeral Home Marketing, Memorial Day

In the spring of 1868, General John Logan issued an order to the Grand Army of the Republic, a brotherhood of Veterans of the Union Army, Navy and Marine Corps:

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Just Another Memorial Day?

May 30, 2016 Memorial Day

The older you get, the faster time goes by. It seems impossible a year has passed since I visited the Iowa Veterans Cemetery on Memorial Day and participated in the various commemorative events with my Patriot Guard...

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A Guide to Memorial Day Origins and Traditions

May 26, 2016 Memorial Day

Memorial Day is just around the corner, and many of us are making plans to attend ceremonies at area cemeteries, town parades, neighborhood barbecues and local Veterans’ celebrations. We thought we’d take a moment,...

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