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Angela Herman
B: 1962-08-30
D: 2019-08-11
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Herman, Angela
Stewart Swanson
B: 1959-01-26
D: 2019-08-08
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Swanson, Stewart
Matthew Taff
B: 1983-07-12
D: 2019-08-07
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Taff, Matthew
Glenn Slick
B: 1940-08-23
D: 2019-08-06
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Slick, Glenn
Joseph Janiak
B: 1927-07-26
D: 2019-08-05
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Janiak, Joseph
Horton Scarberry
B: 1966-06-03
D: 2019-08-05
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Scarberry, Horton
Deborah Wintersmith
B: 1955-04-11
D: 2019-08-04
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Wintersmith, Deborah
Douglas Myers
B: 1945-12-08
D: 2019-08-04
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Myers, Douglas
Robert Tussing
B: 1963-09-05
D: 2019-08-02
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Tussing, Robert
Tracy Booher
B: 1965-11-18
D: 2019-07-31
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Booher, Tracy
Daniel Durliat
B: 1948-08-12
D: 2019-07-30
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Durliat, Daniel
Bruce Still
B: 1930-07-17
D: 2019-07-28
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Still, Bruce
Jammie Sayen
B: 1978-09-23
D: 2019-07-28
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Sayen, Jammie
Thomas Stout
B: 1926-09-07
D: 2019-07-28
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Stout, Thomas
Donald Skeels
B: 1957-08-15
D: 2019-07-27
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Skeels, Donald
Marvin Kruse
B: 1963-10-02
D: 2019-07-23
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Kruse, Marvin
Aaron Noller
B: 1981-01-08
D: 2019-07-23
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Noller, Aaron
John Cousino
B: 1953-01-12
D: 2019-07-22
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Cousino, John
Bonnie Osborne
B: 1975-04-08
D: 2019-07-20
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Osborne, Bonnie
Geraldine Skiver
B: 1949-08-18
D: 2019-07-20
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Skiver, Geraldine
Alan Williams
B: 1958-07-16
D: 2019-07-19
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Williams, Alan

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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.