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6 Tips on Writing the Best Eulogy of Your Life

Not everyone has the gift of confidently speaking in front of others. And often the thought of public speaking throws many people into a panic. Add to that fear the common discomfort of discussing death, and it's easy to understand why the idea of delivering a eulogy can be disconcerting.…...

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Beginner’s Guide to: Estate Planning – Part One

What is an estate plan? Why do I need one? What happens if I don’t create an estate plan? These are all valid questions that need to be answered. In this series, we will look at your biggest questions and give you the answers you’re looking for. Make sure to…...

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Cremation, An Ancient Tradition Spanning the Stone Age to 21st Century

There’s a good chance if you’ve had any personal connections to someone who has passed away that you’ve thought about your preferred method of ultimate disposition: burial or cremation.  Cremation is only chosen about half the time, the rate of those who decide to be cremated has almost doubled in…...

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Four Reasons Planning Your Own Funeral Will Put Your Mind At Ease

We all knew them. The girls who have had their wedding planned since the age of 6. Or the boys who’ve been working on their business model since middle school. Many people start preparation for college, their wedding, their careers and their kids far in advance of when they actually…...

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Learn about the Willwerscheid History

In 1886 a second generation American and father of eight established what we know today as Willwerscheid Funeral Home & Cremation Service. John Adam Willwerscheid, then Commissioner of the Saint Paul Fire Department, at the suggestion of a friend, founded J. A. Willwerscheid Mortuary. The original facilities were located in…...

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