Jean Ann Cox
B: 1927-02-17
D: 2018-03-13
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Cox, Jean Ann
Maira Aman
B: 1934-03-09
D: 2018-03-11
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Aman, Maira
Juana Morales
B: 1931-05-07
D: 2018-03-09
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Morales, Juana
Michael Heath
B: 1948-09-09
D: 2018-03-06
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Heath, Michael
Thelma Henry
B: 1915-09-05
D: 2018-03-05
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Henry , Thelma
Ruth Nelson
B: 1918-05-20
D: 2018-03-03
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Nelson, Ruth
Gary Hoogestraat
B: 1947-11-13
D: 2018-03-02
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Hoogestraat, Gary
LaVonne Martin
B: 1941-08-17
D: 2018-03-02
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Martin, LaVonne
Lawrence Lachoff
B: 1936-12-22
D: 2018-03-01
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Lachoff, Lawrence
Virginia Kooi
B: 1918-03-17
D: 2018-02-25
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Kooi, Virginia
Lester Jeffries
B: 1929-11-22
D: 2018-02-22
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Jeffries, Lester
Patrick Hudson Davis
B: 1931-03-14
D: 2018-02-21
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Davis, Patrick Hudson
Kenneth Pearce
B: 1922-02-28
D: 2018-02-19
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Pearce, Kenneth
Ernest Ramos
B: 1932-03-01
D: 2018-02-19
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Ramos , Ernest
Raymond Stewart Edwards
B: 1935-06-23
D: 2018-02-17
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Edwards , Raymond Stewart
Gonzalo Martinez
B: 1995-08-03
D: 2018-02-17
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Martinez, Gonzalo
Anne Marie Prescott
B: 1928-07-02
D: 2018-02-15
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Prescott, Anne Marie
Generosa Bancroft
B: 1938-10-07
D: 2018-02-14
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Bancroft , Generosa
Edward Zamora
B: 1965-11-25
D: 2018-02-10
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Zamora, Edward
Jean Claude Thezier
B: 1957-05-07
D: 2018-02-10
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Thezier, Jean Claude
Etta Selzler
B: 1928-04-02
D: 2018-02-09
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Selzler, Etta


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Traditional Funeral Services

The Basics of Traditional Funeral Services

Traditional funeral services include:

  • Visitation: This is often called a viewing or a wake. Guests come to pay their respects to the deceased by viewing their casketed body and spending time with the grieving family. A visitation can occur at any time before the funeral service.
  • Funeral Service: This event commonly takes place at the funeral home, a church, or at the graveside. It can include music, the reading of literary or religious passages, a eulogy, prayer, and the singing of hymns.
  • Committal Service: If the family plans to bury the deceased, this stage involves the vehicle procession to the cemetery.
  • Funeral Reception: Many choose to host this post-service gathering (or repast) at a reception hall. This is considered a time to share memories, laughter, and support.

A funeral service, whether traditional or more modern (memorial service or celebration-of-life), has two functions: to acknowledge the death and lifetime achievements of an individual and to bring grieving family members and friends together in support of one another during this difficult time.

If you are interested in making funeral arrangements for a loved one, we invite you to call us at (951) 658-9497 to begin.

Online Sources:

Rostad, Curtis, "The Basics of Funeral Service", Indiana Funeral Directors Association, 2014