Categories for Planning a Funeral

Mourning a Loss During the Holidays

November 25, 2019

The holiday season has arrived, and with it can come a lot of emotion. There is the excitement to spend time with family, especially if you have children who are still giddy with the magic of the season. But if you have recently lost a loved one, the holidays can also bring a renewed period of mourning, as the loss can seem much more real once you have gathered your close family and friends and are missing someone special. It is very common for people to experience waves of grief in this manner, particularly within the first year of losing... View Article

Remembering a Loved One Who Has Passed Away

November 4, 2019

When a friend or family member dies, the grief can be overwhelming. Whether or not they were a significant part of your daily life, the hole left behind by a loved one’s death is hard to put into words. Routines are altered, memories flood to the surface and you may be left wondering how you’ll be able to move on. Dealing with your grief can take many forms, and over the years, we have seen our clients choose all kinds of beautiful and creative ways to celebrate their memories of their family and friends. When you’re grieving, there’s no “wrong... View Article

What You Need to Know About Different Kinds of Funerals

October 21, 2019

You might never have thought of it before, but there are actually several different kinds of funerals in Western culture. Whether you’re in the difficult position of planning a funeral service for a loved one, or writing your own end-of-life wishes for your loved ones’ benefit, deciding which kind of funeral you’d like is the first step in the planning process. Should you find yourself in need of additional guidance, Maurina-Schilling Funeral Homes would be honored to help. Contact our funeral planners in Clark County, WI today to get your funeral questions answered: Viewings or visitations: Many families decide to... View Article

How to Talk to Kids About Death

September 26, 2019

If you feel hesitant about talking to your children, nieces, nephews and other young relatives about death, you are not alone. This is often a harrowing part of funeral planning in Clark County, WI, and it is difficult to navigate your own grief along with that of any children involved. The good news is that the more honestly you approach discussing death with kids, the easier it will be for everyone. Here are five tips for talking to kids about death: Start early: Do not make death a taboo topic in your home. That will only make things difficult when... View Article

Celebrating Life with the Help of a Funeral Planner in Clark County, WI

July 23, 2019

When it’s time to celebrate the life of a loved one, there are many options available. It’s important to keep in mind that traditional funeral services are not the only way to celebrate a life. A funeral planner in Clark County, WI can help you plan the service that is ideal for your loved one and the people he or she left behind. Consider the following as you plan the celebration of your loved one’s life. Asking these questions can help you determine the type of celebration that would be appropriate for your situation. What is a celebration of life?... View Article

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