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Scams to Avoid after a Death

Unfortunately, beyond planning a lost loved one’s cremation service in Dixon, IL the bereaved also have to be on the lookout for scams. There are plenty of unscrupulous people ready to take advanta...
By Schilling Funeral Home & Cremation
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Monday, June 22, 2020

Green Burials

You should look into funeral homes that offer green burials if you’re choosing a funeral home Dixon, IL and have certain desires when it comes to protecting the environment.   But what i...
By Schilling Funeral Home & Cremation
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Monday, June 15, 2020

Notifying Institutions and Planning Cremation Services

There is a long list one much accomplish after someone dies, from dealing with the loss to planning a cremation service in Rock Falls, IL. This to-do list also includes notifying organizations, peo...
By Schilling Funeral Home & Cremation
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Monday, June 8, 2020

Tips for Dividing Possessions

Organizing, going through and dividing possessions is very difficult. It can be made easier when there is a clear will or an executor, but a lot of times there isn’t, and the family is left to do i...
By Schilling Funeral Home & Cremation
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Monday, June 1, 2020

Getting Through the Loss of a Child

Losing a child leads to unimaginable pain and grief. How are you supposed to get through your daily activities, much less plan a cremation service in Sterling, IL? These tips are practical suggesti...
By Schilling Funeral Home & Cremation
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Monday, May 25, 2020

The Differences Between Caskets and Coffins

If you’ve watched a movie or a TV show, you’ve probably heard the term “coffin.” But what is a coffin? What is a casket? Are there any differences between the two? If you’re asking these questions,...
By Schilling Funeral Home & Cremation
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Monday, May 18, 2020

Cremation Services in Modern Pop Culture

While the cremations, urns, memorials and services we see in movies and TV are dramatized and not always accurate, there are many that can serve as great inspiration for you when it comes time for ...
By Schilling Funeral Home & Cremation
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Monday, May 11, 2020

Previous Posts

Getting Through Losing a Spouse

When you get married, you’re signing on for a partner for life. But, sadly, death often gets in the way of this plan. The death of a spouse is traumatic and stressful. From dealing with the emotion...

You Get to Choose Who Arranges Your Cremation Service

Sometimes people wish to designate other people besides their next of kin to be in charge of their cremation planning after they’re gone even though, traditionally, it is the next of kin that makes...

Talking to Children About Death and Funeral Homes

Losing a loved one is never easy, and everyone handles these losses in different ways. This includes children. Its particularly difficult to know how a child will handle a death and a visit to...

Choosing a Container for a Cremation Service

Cremation containers are large and sturdy enough to hold the body during transportation to the chamber and during the cremation itself. Therefore, all cremation services in Sterling, IL place the b...

Why Families Still Choose Traditional Funeral Home Burial Services

The vast majority of funeral homes in Sterling, IL offer both traditional burial and cremation services. Though cremation services are becoming more and more popular all across the country, there a...

Body Identification and Cremation Services

One of the main concerns the bereaved have with cremation services in Dixon, IL is how their loved one’s remains will be identified throughout the cremation process. Many people hear false horror s...

Choosing Funeral Home Music

Music is a powerful tool that can evoke emotion and mood. That’s why almost every funeral at a funeral home in Dixon, IL has music. There are many different kinds of funeral home songs out there, f...