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Phone: 937-848-6651
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Obituaries

Marjorie Fussner
B: 1938-01-13
D: 2018-05-21
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Fussner, Marjorie
Lester Robinette
B: 1938-10-09
D: 2018-05-11
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Robinette, Lester
Robert "Bob" Moreland
B: 1935-06-29
D: 2018-05-03
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Moreland, Robert "Bob"
Robert Bard
B: 1939-01-18
D: 2018-05-01
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Bard, Robert
Maryon Braden
B: 1925-11-29
D: 2018-04-22
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Braden, Maryon
GraceLynne Kimbell
B: 2001-02-08
D: 2018-04-05
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Kimbell, GraceLynne
Elma Warden
B: 1922-05-24
D: 2018-03-30
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Warden, Elma
Michael Monseur
B: 1933-06-15
D: 2018-03-25
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Monseur, Michael
Sharon Barton
B: 1948-07-27
D: 2018-03-23
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Barton, Sharon
Mark Huwer
B: 1952-02-18
D: 2018-03-19
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Huwer, Mark
Roy Glass
B: 1928-04-28
D: 2018-03-08
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Glass, Roy
Paul Eshbaugh
B: 1940-12-04
D: 2018-03-06
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Eshbaugh, Paul
Lula Barnard
B: 1919-04-22
D: 2018-02-22
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Barnard, Lula
Rose Rickard
B: 1931-09-19
D: 2018-02-13
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Rickard, Rose
Gloria Ditmars Fozard
B: 1928-04-23
D: 2018-02-07
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Fozard, Gloria Ditmars
Donald Brawner
B: 1932-11-16
D: 2018-02-05
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Brawner, Donald
David Bayer
B: 1938-11-18
D: 2018-02-04
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Bayer, David
Barbara Gillespie
B: 1931-08-28
D: 2018-01-31
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Gillespie, Barbara
Ross Pollack
B: 1956-11-02
D: 2018-01-27
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Pollack, Ross
Nettie Cole
B: 1935-02-14
D: 2018-01-24
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Cole, Nettie
Juetta Mayes
B: 1925-08-25
D: 2018-01-24
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Mayes, Juetta

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Traditional Funeral Services

The Basics of a Traditional Funeral Service

Traditional funeral service include:


burial service gravesite leafVisitation

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.


burial service leavesFuneral 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.
 


traditional funeral service gravesite leavesCommittal Service

If the family plans to bury the deceased, this stage involves the vehicle procession to the cemetery and gravesite for the burial service.
 


traditional funeral service leavesFuneral 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 937-848-6651 to begin.

Online Sources:

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

 

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