Obituaries

Bernadine VanderKinter
B: 1927-09-19
D: 2017-04-14
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VanderKinter, Bernadine
Mary Matzke
B: 1952-05-19
D: 2017-04-13
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Matzke, Mary
Leola Albers
B: 1929-02-09
D: 2017-04-13
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Albers, Leola
William Steber
B: 1928-06-30
D: 2017-04-07
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Steber, William
Linda Riedi
B: 1941-09-10
D: 2017-04-02
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Riedi, Linda
Douglas Hjorth
B: 1952-05-22
D: 2017-04-02
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Hjorth, Douglas
Ronald Kudick
B: 1952-01-28
D: 2017-03-31
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Kudick, Ronald
Ortwin Duescher
B: 1928-11-16
D: 2017-03-31
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Duescher, Ortwin
Roger Flegle
B: 1949-08-11
D: 2017-03-31
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Flegle, Roger
Darrell Pahl
B: 1943-04-11
D: 2017-03-26
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Pahl, Darrell
Sylvester Anderson
B: 1928-09-26
D: 2017-03-24
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Anderson, Sylvester
Christopher Adamski
B: 1966-11-22
D: 2017-03-22
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Adamski, Christopher
Linnea Cretton
B: 1948-04-01
D: 2017-03-22
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Cretton, Linnea
John Bildings
B: 1924-10-07
D: 2017-03-20
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Bildings, John
Lawrence Borchers
B: 1934-08-25
D: 2017-03-19
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Borchers, Lawrence
Rita Martzahl
B: 1930-12-29
D: 2017-03-18
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Martzahl, Rita
Patrick Bonfigt
B: 1954-05-20
D: 2017-03-18
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Bonfigt, Patrick
Eunice Engeldinger
B: 1952-03-02
D: 2017-03-16
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Engeldinger, Eunice
Blossom Krueger
B: 1921-05-08
D: 2017-03-16
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Krueger, Blossom
Kathleen Sanders
B: 1947-07-14
D: 2017-03-16
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Sanders, Kathleen
Glen Steinfeldt
B: 1960-09-17
D: 2017-03-13
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Steinfeldt, Glen

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Preparing a Funeral Service

Where to Start

When faced with a loss, many confront the question with regards to funeral planning, “where do I start?” Funeral Planning Book and FlowerWhen preparing for a funeral or service, typically the first decision to be made is that of burial vs cremation followed by the choice of a traditional funeral or a memorial service.
 
Also consider creating a list of who will be in attendance. These details will be especially useful for the initial meeting with the funeral home and the funeral planning process. 
 

How to Plan a Cremation, Celebration of Life, and Burial Service

On the below pages, we provide further advice with regards to each of the services Cotter Funeral Home offers.
 

Preparing For a Funeral Service

This subject can be a difficult process and overwhelming. We have provided you some advice on getting yourself prepared mentally, emotionally and physically. 
 
How to Plan a Cremation Service
Choosing cremation doesn't mean there can't be a remembrance service. Learn how to plan for the memorialization of a loved one through ceremony and remembrance.
How to Plan a Celebration of Life
Because it's an opportunity to showcase someone's unique life story and achievements, today's celebration of life is a deeply personal event. If you think such an event is the right choice for your situation, here's what should know about planning celebrations-of-life.
How to Plan a Burial Service
A simple burial service is a preferred custom in many societies and faiths. Read more about our burial services so you can best decide if a burial service is the right option for you and your loved ones.
Preparing For a Funeral Service
What is involved in preparing for a funeral service? The specific details largely depend on whether you are a member of the immediate or extended family, or simply a guest. Learn more about preparing for a funeral in this section of our website.

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