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Heading South for the Winter?

6 proven benefits to document your pre-arrangements before heading south for the winter. One of the most valuable gifts funeral professionals have to offer families is the ability to facilitate important conversations about final wishes. Planning a funeral – whether it occurs in advance or at the time of need – is a deeply personal […]

Funeral Personalization

Funeral Personalization to Celebrate the Life of a Loved One Customize a fitting tribute that reflects the life and passions of your loved one. The service can embody the life of the person being remembered. Personalization can help ease the pain of those suffering this loss.  A funeral can be as simple or elaborate as you wish. […]

O’Connell Family Funeral Homes merge St. Croix and Pierce County locations to better serve local communities

To better accommodate Western Wisconsin communities, specifically Pierce County, as well as to offer a complete range of grief services, the locally owned and operated O’Connell Family Funeral Homes are merging their St. Croix and Pierce County locations in Hudson, Baldwin, Ellsworth, Prescott, and River Falls. The Pierce County funeral homes, previously owned by Tom […]

A Day in the Life of a Funeral Director

What does it take to be a funeral director? There is no other job like a funeral director. In celebration of National Funeral Director and Morticians Recognition Day on March 11th, we would like to honor what funeral directors do for us. You don’t want just anyone to care for your loved one when they […]

How Cemeteries Make Resting in Peace Possible

How Cemeteries Make Resting in Peace Possible

In this episode of The Good Grief podcast, Mike O’Connell and Amber Miller get into cemeteries’ important role in providing a final resting place for people’s loved ones. They discuss the process of creating these final resting places, from deciding on the type of burial to personalizing the space to create a meaningful and lasting […]

Grief and the Holidays

Katheleen Helgeson MA, CFLE will speak on the natural process of grief and how we can better navigate through its long and painful journey, especially during the holiday season.

Heading South for the Winter?

6 proven benefits to document your pre-arrangements before heading south for the winter. One of the most valuable gifts funeral professionals have to offer families is the ability to

On the Anniversary of a Loved One’s Death

There is no defined path for grief to take after the death of a loved one. Each person heals from a loss on their own timeline, but even years

Funeral Personalization

Funeral Personalization to Celebrate the Life of a Loved One Customize a fitting tribute that reflects the life and passions of your loved one. The service can embody the life

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