Obituaries

Donald Scheetz
B: 1944-06-28
D: 2017-05-27
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Scheetz, Donald
Darleen Hoeg
B: 1925-01-11
D: 2017-05-20
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Hoeg, Darleen
Mary Reidy Knipp
B: 1923-02-15
D: 2017-05-14
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Reidy Knipp, Mary
Marie Doan
B: 1940-02-22
D: 2017-05-14
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Doan, Marie
Donald Schoenfield
B: 1932-07-17
D: 2017-05-09
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Schoenfield, Donald
John Millard
B: 1957-09-13
D: 2017-05-07
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Millard, John
Christina Moffett
B: 1956-02-15
D: 2017-05-02
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Moffett, Christina
Keith Hoskins
B: 1987-11-09
D: 2017-05-02
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Hoskins, Keith
Frank Tarpy
B: 1933-05-25
D: 2017-04-30
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Tarpy, Frank
Kenneth Downs
B: 1927-03-13
D: 2017-04-29
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Downs, Kenneth
LaVonne Cusher
B: 1934-11-23
D: 2017-04-24
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Cusher, LaVonne
Maynard Franck
B: 1945-04-22
D: 2017-04-22
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Franck, Maynard
Kari Van De Walker
B: 1958-06-06
D: 2017-04-20
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Van De Walker, Kari
Russell Palmer
B: 1951-02-28
D: 2017-04-19
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Palmer, Russell
Gertrude Mumm
B: 1918-11-14
D: 2017-04-18
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Mumm, Gertrude
Dolores Shannon
B: 1936-04-25
D: 2017-03-31
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Shannon, Dolores
Edward Fitzgerald
B: 1949-02-13
D: 2017-03-29
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Fitzgerald, Edward
Terry Webster
B: 1948-01-30
D: 2017-03-25
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Webster, Terry
LeRoy Olsen
B: 1947-09-03
D: 2017-03-17
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Olsen, LeRoy
Stella Mazur
B: 1925-02-04
D: 2017-03-16
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Mazur, Stella
Nancy Krempges
B: 1954-09-05
D: 2017-02-25
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Krempges, Nancy

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After the unexpected death of his wife, Irish author C.S. Lewis wrote in A Grief Observed, "No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear. The death of a beloved is an amputation."

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Dealing with Death
If you avoid dealing with death, you may become more vulnerable and unable to grieve. We offer support in accepting loss and preparing for death.
Dealing with Grief
This page features links to each of the articles in the grief library and provides access to our year-long series of email grief support messages.
Grieving with Purpose
Explore the concept of grief work. This article reviews the four tasks involved and highlights the six self-care and bereavement signposts in your bereavement journey.
Ending Denial and Finding Acceptance
Acceptance puts an end to denial by releasing disbelief. In doing so, you can fully include the death of a loved one into your life and find peace-of-mind.
For Friends of the Bereaved
Have you chosen to help someone who is grieving the death of a loved one? If so, this article was written for you. It offers insights and provides suggestions on how best to support them during this time.
When Grief Doesn't Ease
This article takes a closer look at what's considered normal grieving compared to more complicated grief. We can look for signals to see if our grief may be going off track.
When Grief is Unacknowledged
There are many situations when our grief is not understood by those around us and can compromise our well-being. This article provides readers with four ways to reclaim our rights to grieve and find support.