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Rose Keidel
B: 1931-09-25
D: 2018-12-09
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Keidel, Rose
Aaron Miller
B: 2003-05-24
D: 2018-12-06
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Miller, Aaron
Curtis Schmidt
B: 1947-06-23
D: 2018-12-05
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Schmidt, Curtis
Thomas Mulcahy
B: 1927-01-15
D: 2018-11-26
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Mulcahy, Thomas
Patricia Steuck
B: 1932-03-13
D: 2018-11-24
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Steuck, Patricia
Mildred Chmelowsky
B: 1925-12-20
D: 2018-11-19
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Chmelowsky, Mildred
Vicki Ward
B: 1947-03-27
D: 2018-11-10
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Ward, Vicki
James Paulsen
B: 1940-07-30
D: 2018-11-08
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Paulsen, James
Darren Fjerstad
B: 1955-04-29
D: 2018-11-06
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Fjerstad, Darren
Nancy Hoffner
B: 1930-03-16
D: 2018-11-06
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Hoffner, Nancy
Eugene Frankfurth
B: 1944-03-08
D: 2018-11-05
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Frankfurth, Eugene
Amanda Maguire
B: 1979-08-16
D: 2018-11-02
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Maguire, Amanda
Diane Yunker
B: 1951-04-11
D: 2018-10-20
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Yunker, Diane
Ronald Nelson
B: 1941-07-03
D: 2018-10-19
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Nelson, Ronald
Janice Bernard
B: 1939-06-15
D: 2018-10-16
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Bernard, Janice
Lorna Gardner
B: 1936-08-09
D: 2018-10-16
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Gardner, Lorna
Rosalie Bagge
B: 1924-02-24
D: 2018-10-08
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Bagge, Rosalie
Patricia Drake
B: 1931-07-24
D: 2018-10-06
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Drake, Patricia
Susan Dalzell
B: 1955-11-04
D: 2018-09-27
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Dalzell, Susan
Kim Peterson
B: 1957-01-06
D: 2018-09-22
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Peterson, Kim
Fred Mussehl
B: 1950-02-17
D: 2018-09-21
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Mussehl, Fred

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Tips on Writing a Message of Condolence

You may not know exactly what you want to say in your Book of Memories™ condolence message. In fact, this may be the first time you've ever been faced with sharing your feelings or offering comforting words to someone who is grieving a loss. Whether it's the first time, or the fifth, we're here to offer some assistance. We've compiled some tips, and brought together a list of expressive words you can use in your condolences.

Tip #1: Be sincere. It's important to mean what you say, on the deepest emotional level. Yes, we know, "saying what you mean" can be harder - that's why we're here.

Tip #2: Keep it simple. You don't need to say much more than "I'm sorry for you loss," yet it's always wonderful to share a personal memory of their loved one, if you have one.

Tip #3: Don't tell them you know how they feel. Because you can't really know; even if you've endured the loss of a loved one in the past - your grief was yours, and this is theirs.

Tip #4: Share how you felt when you heard the news. Perhaps you were shocked, disbelieving, or deeply saddened. Let them know how the passing affected you personally.

Tip #5: Share Remind them that you will always hold the memory of their loved one close to you. It will be a comfort to them to know that their loved one will be remembered.

A Short List of Appropriate Phrases:

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
  • Please accept my condolences on the loss of your partner.
  • With deepest sympathy for your loss.
  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
  • Please know our loving thoughts embrace you each and every day.
  • Thinking of you in these difficult times and sending you love.
  • With heartfelt condolences.
  • Wishing you comfort at this sorrowful time.
  • Sharing in your sorrow, thinking of you and wishing I could be there
  • to hold your hand.
  • May the love of those around you, help you through the days ahead.
  • Hold tight to memories for comfort.
  • Lean on your friends for strength, and always remember how much you are cared about.
  • As you comprehend this profound loss, let yourself cry knowing each tear is a note of love rising to the heavens.
  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
  • Peace, prayers and blessings.
  • Words cannot even begin to express our sorrow.
  • You are in our prayers.
  • May your memories give you strength.
  • Remember that we love and care about you.
  • May the love of those around you help you through the days ahead.

After writing and posting a message of condolence to the family, you may also wish to make a memorial donation as a tribute to their loved one, or send flowers to the family home or memorial service. However you choose to express your concern and pay tribute, please know this: it will be deeply appreciated.